Posts from August 2013

'Winter Passing' chair by Alexandra Kehayoglu and Maxi Ciovich

‘Winter Passing’ chair by Alexandra Kehayoglu and Maxi Ciovich

The woven wool seat back of Alexandra Kehayoglu and Maxi Ciovich’s ‘Winter Passing’ chair appears to spill over the bottom edge of the chair to form a rug.

 

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Sun 25.8.

Arsenal B47 by Ralph Germann architectes (CH)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.08.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Arsenal B47 by Ralph Germann architectes, photo: Lionel Henriod/mc2, photo stylist: Patricia Schmid

Arsenal B47 by Ralph Germann architectes, photo: Lionel Henriod/mc2, photo stylist: Patricia Schmid

Arsenal B47, a former Swiss army building constructed during the Second World War, was recently converted into a habitable space by Ralph Germann architectes.

 

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Fri 23.8.

The Bord-du-lac Project by Henri Cleinge (CA)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.08.2013 - Tagged as: ,

The Bord-du-lac Project by Henri Cleinge, photo: Marc Cramer

The Bord-du-lac Project by Henri Cleinge, photo: Marc Cramer

Montreal-based architect Henri Cleinge was approached to renovate a 200 year old Quebec stone house and design a significant addition, a challenge says the architect “to define a clear conceptual approach which would reconcile a contemporary architectural language to the ancestral home.”

 

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Thu 22.8.

New: Architonic RSS Newsfeeds

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.08.2013 - Tagged as: ,

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It’s sometimes a bit difficult to get an overview of the latest manufacturers, products, editorial articles and projects in Architonic’s database, given its vast amount of content. That’s why we’re now offering Architonic updates via RSS newsfeeds.

 

Regardless of how you read and manage your feeds – be it online in a browser or via an app, like Flipboard or Pulse, on your mobile device – we always keep you up to date. Now it’s easy to follow in real time which interesting new products have appeared on the market, what the latest trends are in architecture and design, and which new projects are being shown on Architonic.

 

To allow you to tailor content to your own particular interests, we’ve divided the Architonic Newsfeeds into three areas: the latest products from our manufacturers, the most recent articles from News & Trends, and the latest architectural projects on Architonic.

 

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Vattenfall Arenastaden interior by Tengbom (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.08.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Vattenfall Arenastaden interior by Tengbom. On the ground floor of the building's atrium there is a common cafe and 'living rooms' on either side of the stairs, designed as bleachers with cushions and tables.

Vattenfall Arenastaden interior by Tengbom. On the ground floor of the building’s atrium there is a cafe and ‘living rooms’ on either side of the stairs, designed as bleachers with cushions and tables.

Architectural firm Tengbom recently designed the interiors of Swedish power company Vattenfall’s new head office in the Arena City (Arenastaden) neighbourhood of Solna just north of Stockholm. Located in one of Sweden’s most energy efficient office buildings, the new premises gathers all 2,000+ Stockholm-based employees, previously based at three different locations, under one roof.

 

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Wed 21.8.

‘Seasons’ vases by Kristine Five Melvær (NO)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.08.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Seasons' vases by Kristine Five Melvær

‘Seasons’ vases by Kristine Five Melvær, photo: Erik Five Gunnerud

The shifting colors of nature through a year are the inspiration for Kristine Five Melvær’s glass ‘Seasons’ vases. The pattern of the mouth blown vases is made using a technique that gives each vase a unique motif.

 

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Google Tel Aviv by Camenzind Evolution, Setter Architects and Studio Yaron Tal, photo: Itay Sikolski

Google Tel Aviv by Camenzind Evolution, Setter Architects and Studio Yaron Tal, photo: Itay Sikolski

Together with Swiss design team Camenzind Evolution, Israel-based Setter Architects and Studio Yaron Tal have designed the 8’000 m2 Tel Aviv offices of Google Israel.

 

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'Chairik' by Erik Magnussen and Eske Kath for Engelbrechts

‘Chairik’ by Erik Magnussen and Eske Kath for Engelbrechts

The signature stacked houses of illustrator Eske Kath adorn a limited edition of Danish furniture brand Engelbrechts’ popular ‘Chairik’, a stacking chair originally designed by Erik Magnussen in 1996.

 

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