Posts from July 2013

Sun 21.7.

Taizu Restaurant, Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem (IL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Taizu Restaurant, Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem

Taizu Restaurant, Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem, photo: Amit Geron

Pitsou Kedem’s new restaurant in Tel-Aviv embraces rich western influences, and though western culture serves as a major source of inspiration for the project, Asia is celebrated in the reinterpretation of traditional local food by chef Yuval Ben Neria and evoked through the interior and lighting design.

 

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Fri 19.7.

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes, photo: Stéphane Chalmeau

A building in Paris which did not meet hygiene and security standards for social housing was recently rehabilitated by h2o architectes, adding a unique contemporary extension to the 19th century building as well as 20 new social units and three new commercial spaces on rue Godefroy Cavaignac.

 

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‘5 in Five – BEDMaR & Shi’ from Thames & Hudson Publisher

‘5 in Five – BEDMaR & SHi’ from Thames & Hudson Publisher

Thanks to our friends at Thames & Hudson, we’re giving away 5 FREE COPIES of ‘5 in Five – BEDMaR & SHi’ to our Architonic Facebook fans.

 

The draw will take place on 25 July. Comment on our photo album, if you’d like to own a copy of this beautiful and richly illustrated book featuring five outstanding house projects, embedded in spectacular natural landscapes in five different Asian-Pacific countries. To be in the running, don’t forget to like both Architonic and Thames & Hudson’s Facebook pages, too. Good luck! >>

 

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Innovation Station: Belgrade Design Week 2013

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.07.2013 - Tagged as:

The main venue of this year's BDW was an attraction for itself. The Museum of Contemporary Art, which was closed due to restoration work since years, opened its doors temporarily to host the most important design event of the region

The main venue of this year’s BDW was an attraction for itself. The Museum of Contemporary Art, which was closed due to restoration work since years, opened its doors temporarily to host the most important design event of the region

Plugging in to Belgrade Design Week means a number of things. A high-calibre line-up of international speakers. Inspiring conversations and encounters. And a lot of parties. The Serbian capital shows how it’s done.

 

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'Courtesy of Nature' garden by Johan Selbing and Anouk Vogel at the 2013 International Garden Festival

‘Courtesy of Nature’ garden by Johan Selbing and Anouk Vogel at the 2013 International Garden Festival

For the 2013 edition of the International Garden Festival, the leading contemporary garden festival in North America, architect Johan Selbing and landscape architect Anouk Vogel have produced Courtesy of Nature, “a contextual installation that invites the visitor to reflect upon our relation to nature.”

 

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BCN 2013 Swimming World Championships Medals by Studio Lagranja

BCN 2013 Swimming World Championships Medals by Studio Lagranja

Barcelona based Studio Lagranja, who we know for their many furniture and lighting designs, have designed the medals, gadgets and podiums for the 2013 Swimming World Championships taking place in Barcelona from July 19th.

 

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Tue 16.7.

Schneider Cup Airplane Models by OKOLO (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.07.2013 - Tagged as:

Schneider Cup Airplane Models by OKOLO

Supermarine S.6B, Schneider Cup Airplane Models by OKOLO

Czech creative collective OKOLO have created a series of airplane models made of wood inspired by the Coupe d’Aviation Maritime Jacques Schneider, more commonly known as the Schneider Trophy, a race specifically created for seaplanes that was held 11 times between 1913 and 1931.

 

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Los Angeles World Airports Media Features by Moment Factory

Los Angeles World Airports Media Features by Moment Factory

Montreal-based Moment Factory has created the largest immersive multimedia system of any airport in the Americas at the new Tom Bradley Terminal (TBIT) of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In collaboration with Marcela Sardi of Sardi Design and Mike Rubin of MRA International, as the executive multimedia content producer, seven iconic media features were produced with a focus on the passenger experience, the iconography of Los Angeles, and the destinations served by the new terminal.

 

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