Posts from June 2014

Mon 30.6.

Ground breaking for Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.06.2014 - Tagged as:

Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

MVRDV and COBE together with Wessberg engineers and LIWplanning have started construction of the new home for the Danish Rock Museum (DRM) in Roskilde, Denmark. Roskilde is the location of the annual Roskilde Festival, the largest North European culture and music festival.

 

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‘Tarab Sculptures’ by Siba Sahabi (NL)

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'Tarab Sculptures' by Siba Sahabi, photo: Lisa Klappe

‘Tarab Sculptures’ by Siba Sahabi, photo: Lisa Klappe

Using 3D modelling, Siba Sahabi translates dance into design with a series of five abstract sculptures based on oriental dance costumes in motion.

 

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Sun 29.6.

3XN wins University Building in Sweden

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.06.2014 - Tagged as:

3XN wins University Building in Sweden

Library interior for a new educational building for Mälardalen University by 3XN

Danish architects 3XN are the winner of an architectural competition for a new educational building for Mälardalen University – a university college in Eskilstuna southwest of Stockholm. The project includes renovation of a listed Modernist Public Bath and a new building totaling 18,250 m2 which together offer educational facilities and workplaces for 4,000 students and 350 employees.

 

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Fri 27.6.

Vitra Slide Tower by Carsten Höller for Vitra (CH)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Vitra Slide Tower by Carsten Höller

Vitra Slide Tower by Carsten Höller, photo: Julien Lanoo / Attilio Maranzano

Swiss design brand Vitra has opened a 30-metre high slide, the Vitra Slide Tower by German object and installation artist Carsten Höller, at their sprawling Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein in Germany.

 

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Le Flandrin Restaurant Redesign by Joseph Dirand Architecture

Le Flandrin Restaurant redesign by Joseph Dirand Architecture, photo: Adrien Dirand

A bulwark of the brasserie tradition in Paris since the Malafosse family first opened its doors in 1932, Le Flandrin has more recently assumed increasingly cosmopolitan allures, up to the present day as it reopens redoubled, a restaurant and bar in the classic tradition but of entirely contemporary tone.

 

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‘Patch of Sky’ ambient lights by Fabrica (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Patch of Sky' ambient lights by Fabrica, photo: Shek Po Kwan

‘Patch of Sky’ ambient lights by Fabrica, photo: Shek Po Kwan

The idea behind ‘Patch of Sky’, a project from communication research centre Fabrica, is the ability to share the sky above in real-time with loved ones wherever they are.

 

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'Locale Office' system by Industrial Facility for Herman Miller

‘Locale Office’ system by Industrial Facility for Herman Miller

Designers Sam Hecht and Kim Colin of UK-based Industrial Facility have created ‘Locale Office’, an intelligent office furniture system for Herman Miller. Locale helps organizations better utilize and manage open offices with a system that enables transitions between work done together and alone, and in seated or standing postures.

 

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‘Eikon Basic/Shell/Bubble’ lamps by Schneid (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Eikon Basic' lamp by Schneid

‘Eikon Basic’ lamp by Schneid

Using hidden magnets, the lampshades on the ‘Eikon Basic, Shell and Bubble’ lamps by Schneid can be quickly and easily replaced or combined.

 

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