Wed 18.1.

Stand And Deliver: RENZ

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Stand And Deliver: RENZ

myRENZBox is a smart parcel box for the home of the future. This innovation by the long-established Stuttgart-area company offers a number of advantages over conventional post boxes

RENZ, based near Stuttgart, is the European market leader in post box systems. Their innovative myRENZbox makes receiving parcels much easier, for businesses and private customers alike. (text by Susanna Koeberle)

 

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LOT 1 Café, Bar & Restaurant by Enter Projects

Photographer: Brett Boardman

Enter Projects has recently been commission by Primo for Lot 1 Café & Restaurant, located at 20 York Street, Sydney CBD in the ground floor and basement of the 950sqm John Solomon building. Being in the coffee industry for 3 generations, the client enthusiastically embraced the design concepts, using patterns that delicately lace the infamous ‘Café latte’ as the primary design inspiration.

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Tue 17.1.

Design Icons In A Historical Context

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Design Icons In A Historical Context

Photos © Edward Beierle for Euroboden

Developer Stefan F. Höglmaier in collaboration with architect Peter Haimerl has achieved an unusual transformation of a historic farmhouse in Munich’s Alt-Riem district. Careful restoration on the one hand and a radical reinterpretation of the interior on the other also provided the perfect setting for the use of progressive Deque designer fittings by Dornbracht. (text by Detail)

 

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Low/Rise House by SAW

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Low/Rise House by SAW

Photographer: Bruce Damonte

Located on a half-acre lot in the heart of Silicon Valley, the house reimagines the suburban housing type through interlocking bars of shared and private program. The composition re-appropriates the traditional forms of the California ranch house and farm tower as tools of environmental performance and social interaction, deployed to create variable density, natural ventilation, solar energy generation, day-lighting, and immersion into the site. (more…)

Mon 16.1.

When Architects Go To The Bathroom: Talsee

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When Architects Go To The Bathroom: Talsee

Aebi & Vincent Architekten’s exclusive Areal Wendelsee apartment building on Lake Thun sees every bathroom specified with talsee products. ‘They just got our ideas, bringing together large elements seamlessly,’ says partner Bernhard Aebi

 

Swiss premium bathroom brand TALSEE has established itself as the go-to solutions-provider for exacting architects. (text by SIMON KEANE-COWELL)

 

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Bus Drivers Building by Benthem Crouwel Architects

Photographer: © Jannes Linders

The striking white bus drivers building on the bus station at Amsterdam Central houses a workspace, pantry and a canteen for bus drivers on the first floor. Because the canteen is located on this higher level, the drivers have a lot of privacy, with 180 degree views of the bus platform, the river IJ and Amsterdam North. On the ground floor there is space for storage, a technical area and toilets. The bus drivers building can be built in just three months.

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Sat 14.1.

Detailed Discreet Luxury

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Detailed Discreet Luxury

Accessories in Gold matt

For more than four decades the name Decor Walther has been synonymous with premium bathroom accessories.
It all began in 1973 with a small shop in Frankfurt am Main. Today, the company is one of the leading suppliers in the segment, both nationally and internationally. As the company has grown, so has the philosophy that makes its products unique: discreet luxury. (text by Detail)

 

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Fri 13.1.

Loyly Sauna by Avanto Architects

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Avanto Architects

Photographer: Kuvio / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

Sauna bathing is an essential part of Finnish culture and national identity. There are only 5,4 million Finns but 3,3 million saunas. Public saunas used to be common in bigger cities but now that most new apartments have sauna of their own, public saunas have decreased dramatically in number. There are only a couple remaining. As a sense of community is becoming a more and more important part of new urban culture, many new public saunas are being planned. With Löyly (meaning the steam that comes when you throw water on hot stones in a sauna) Helsinki will offer foreign visitors a public sauna experience all year round – a must when visiting Finland. (more…)