Posts from September 2013

Sun 15.9.

‘In the Scale of Carbon’ poster by Materials Council (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.09.2013 - Tagged as:

‘In the Scale of Carbon’ poster by Materials Council

‘In the Scale of Carbon’ poster by Materials Council

Architonic partner Materials Council, the leading London-based materials consultancy, are returning to the London Design Festival this week with a new sustainability-focused concept ‘In the Scale of Carbon’, debuting at Super Brands London.

 

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Fri 13.9.

10x10x10 House by 123DV (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

10x10x10 House by 123DV, photo: Christiaan de Bruijne

West of Utrecht in the central Netherlands can be found KubusEiland (“Cube Island”), a suburb of Leidsche Rijn, where every one of the 45 homes on the island are designed as cubes.

 

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Thu 12.9.

‘C.O.P. (Creative Office Project)’ storage system by MA/U Studio (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'C.O.P. (Creative Office Project)' storage system by MA/U Studio

‘C.O.P. (Creative Office Project)’ storage system by MA/U Studio

MA/U Studio’s clever ‘Creative Office Project’ storage system, with its novel built-in-wall rail mounting system, now comes with adjustable magnetic shelf supports.

 

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'Megaphone' interactive urban installation by Moment Factory

‘Megaphone’ interactive urban installation by Moment Factory

Visitors to downtown Montreal explore the festive side of public speaking with ‘Megaphone’, an interactive art installation by Moment Factory. As participants speak into Megaphone, their voices are transformed, in real time, into images projected onto the façade of a University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) building, leaving their visual “footprint” on the urban landscape.

 

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Wed 11.9.

‘The New Old Light’ by KIMU Design (TW)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

The New Old Light by KIMU Design

The New Old Light by KIMU Design

The idea for ‘The New Old Light’ by KIMU Design originated at the intersection of the eastern and western world, geographically and culturally, “which is just like Taiwan” say the designers.

 

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Fries Museum by Bierman Henket Architects

Fries Museum by Bierman Henket Architects

With its protruding roof and imposing glass façade Bierman Henket Architects’ Fries Museum in the heart of Leeuwarden’s city centre has opened its doors to the public. Hubert-Jan Henket of Bierman Henket created the design in cooperation with Bonnema Architects from Hardegarijp.

 

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Courthouse Hasselt by J. MAYER H. Architects, a2o-architecten & Lens °Ass architecten

Courthouse Hasselt by J. MAYER H. Architects, a2o-architecten & Lens °Ass architecten

The team of J. MAYER H. Architects, Lens °Ass and a20-architecten have realized “the new court of justice”, a structure that stands as a contemporary urban landmark in a newly revitalized district in Hasselt, Belgium.

 

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'Stratifications' by Krzysztof J. Lukasik, photo: Wojtek Spychalski

‘Stratifications’ by Krzysztof J. Lukasik, photo: Wojtek Spychalski

Stratifications is a collection of five objects – a mirror with base, a desk organizer, two trays and a bookmark – made of marble or granite. Part of a global reflection by Krzysztof J. Lukasik on marble work begun some years ago, Stratifications is based on the complementarity between the simplicity of the forms and the sophistication and intensity proper to the texture of laminated marble.

 

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