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Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Mon 15.6.

Less is More: bigging up micro-architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.06.2015 - Tagged as:

In 2010, Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman, offered to develop a final prototype of Renzo Piano’s pet project, his Diogene house, which was exhibited for the first time at the Vitra Campus during Art Basel in 2013

In 2010, Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman, offered to develop a final prototype of Renzo Piano’s pet project, his Diogene house, which was exhibited for the first time at the Vitra Campus during Art Basel in 2013

Sustainability, cost-efficiency and space are just some of the factors driving an international renaissance in pocket-sized architecture that’s big on expression and style. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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'TREExOFFICE' Pop-up Co-working Space by Natalie Jeremijenko

‘TREExOFFICE’ Pop-up Co-working Space by Natalie Jeremijenko

Created by Natalie Jeremijenko in collaboration with artists Shuster + Moseley, architects Tate Harmer and briefing architects Gensler, ‘TREExOFFICE’ is a prototype pop-up co-working space in Hoxton Square park in London.

 

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'quattro Festkogl Alm' by Designliga

‘quattro Festkogl Alm’ by Designliga

Munich-based creative agency Designliga transformed Audi’s legendary quattro drive system into a memorable visitor experience at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria’s ‘diamond of the Alps’ ski resort.

 

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Dalslandsstugan 2.0 by Note Design Studio

Dalslandsstugan 2.0 by Note Design Studio

Note Design Studio, well known to us for their product design, have designed an innovative, sustainable house for an architectural competition organised by Sweden’s Dalsland region and the Swedish architects organisation.

 

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Framing House by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: ©Yoshihiro Asada

Framing House by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: ©Yoshihiro Asada

For the Framing House by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, the client requested a space that could be used as a gallery in addition to the habitable space. The request resulted in a passage from the street through the back of the building that functions as the line of flow from the gallery to the habitable space.

 

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Fri 5.6.

Ports 1961 Flagship Shanghai by UUfie (CA)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Ports 1961 Flagship Shanghai by UUfie, architect, photo: © Su Shengliang

Ports 1961 Flagship Shanghai by UUfie, architect, photo: © Su Shengliang

Toronto-based UUfie’s façade design for the Ports 1961 flagship store at the intersection of Changde Road and Nanjing West Road in Shanghai evokes an iceberg floating freely in the ocean.

 

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Banca Office, Girona by Javier de las Heras Solé, architect, photo: Adrià Goula

Banca Office, Girona by Javier de las Heras Solé, architect, photo: Adrià Goula

Architect Javier de las Heras Solé’s Banca Office in Girona, Spain is a thoughtful contemporary refurbishment of medieval architecture located at this historical city’s centre.

 

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Window House by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects, photo: Yasutaka Yoshimura

Window House by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects, photo: Yasutaka Yoshimura

A weekend house facing to the Sagami Bay with view to Mt. Fuji and Enoshima. The site is just 3 x 8m with 60% of footprint, and the building has become 3-stories almost automatically because the ground floor had to be a piloti by consideration of the storm surge. (text by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects)

 

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