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‘Home Camp’ collection by Alban Le Henry (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.12.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Home Camp' collection by Alban Le Henry

‘Home Camp’ collection by Alban Le Henry

French designer Alban Le Henry’s ‘Home Camp’ is a family of objects with a “primitive aesthetic” says producer Great Design “that associate forged iron and different types of wood.”

 

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King-Fahad National Library by Gerber Architekten, © Gerber Architekten, photo: Christian Richters

King-Fahad National Library by Gerber Architekten, © Gerber Architekten, photo: Christian Richters

After five years of construction Gerber Architekten has completed the conversion and extension of the national library of Riyadh, The King Fahad National Library, one of the most important cultural buildings in Saudi Arabia. The delicate textile facade, a defining element that provides protection from the sun, was inspired by traditional Middle Eastern design and consists of fabric triangles held in place with tension loaded steel cable.

 

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