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Walk the Line: Laufen launches its revolutionary, ultra-thin SaphirKeramik

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Surpassed only by diamond in terms of hardness, corundum lends Laufen’s innovative new ceramic an unparalleled hardness, permitting sanitaryware designs with ultra-rational, thin-walled forms

Surpassed only by diamond in terms of hardness, corundum lends Laufen’s innovative new ceramic an unparalleled hardness, permitting sanitaryware designs with ultra-rational, thin-walled forms

Why do manufactured products look the way they do? Often it’s practical necessity. Sometimes it’s aesthetic tradition. In the case of sanitaryware, it’s due historically to the materials limits of Vitreous China and Fine Fire Clay. Enter SaphirKeramik, a new material innovation from leading Swiss manufacturer Laufen that is set to change the bathroom landscape. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Schauspielhaus by Jørn Utzon visualised by Virtual Design Unit

Schauspielhaus by Jørn Utzon visualised by Virtual Design Unit

In 1964 Danish Architect Jørn Utzon won an architectural competition for a new municipal theatre in Zurich, Switzerland. He invested more than half a decade of planning for a new urban concept in the area where an extension to the Kunsthaus museum is now planned.

 

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