Mon 26.5.

‘Scene de la table’ installation by ARCHIEE (FR)

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'Scene de la table' installation by ARCHIEE, photo: Takeshi Miyamoto, ARCHIEE

‘Scene de la table’ installation by ARCHIEE, photo: Takeshi Miyamoto, ARCHIEE

Paris based ARCHIEE has created an installation inspired by Japanese dinner-tables and ceramic dishes called “minou-yaki” for Japanese culture and tradition magazine Discover Japan for their newly launched boutique in the city of light.

 

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'Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud' by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana

‘Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud’ by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana

Acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma was asked by ceramic manufacturer Casalgrande Padana to create a monumental work to be installed in the road roundabout located at the main entrance of the company’s headquarters in Casalgrande, Italy.

 

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Sun 25.5.

‘Invisible Kitchen’ by i29 interior architects (NL)

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'Invisible Kitchen' by i29 interior architects

‘Invisible Kitchen’ by i29 interior architects

For an apartment in Paris, Dutch interior architects i29 have developed a kitchen system that seems to disappear in space.

 

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Fri 23.5.

Architonic Newsletter 05.2014

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The Leadenhall building's steel mega-frame during construction

The Leadenhall building’s steel mega-frame during construction

Think contemporary architecture and you’re more likely than not to think glass. The planned reconstruction of London’s iconic Crystal Palace – the 19th-century architectural tour de force that was arguably a precursor to the high-tech movement and who the likes of Foster, Hadid, Grimshaw and Chipperfield are in the running to resurrect – offers a unique opportunity to explore the exciting new possibilities of this ubiquitous material, while examining the latest in building technology.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our May Newsletter:

 

Architonic photo gallery ICFF Speakeasy
So Transparent: London’s iconic Crystal Palace reloaded
More articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Inspiring Search Results N° 29:Glass mosaics
Inspiring Spaces N° 21: Atriums
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for May 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Thu 22.5.

‘BuzziPicnic’ table by Alain Gilles for Buzzispace (BE)

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'BuzziPicnic' table by Alain Gilles for Buzzispace

‘BuzziPicnic’ table by Alain Gilles for Buzzispace

Belgian designer Alain Gilles has created a picnic table system for the office with ‘BuzziPicnic’, an indoor table based on the iconic outdoor table, for furniture and acoustic products brand Buzzispace.

 

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Thanks to our friends at Actes Sud publishers, we’re giving away four free copies of ‘Simon Vélez Architect. Mastering Bamboo’, a strikingly illustrated monograph on the work of the free-thinking and highly respected Colombian architect, with photography by renowned architectural photographer Deidi von Schaewen.
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In this first installment of our new series featuring the work of renowned architectural photographer DEIDI VON SCHAEWEN, we take a look at a unique exhibition of Colombian architect and bamboo-master Simon Vélez’s work, currently installed in the grounds of La Bambouseraie in the South of France. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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The highly efficient and strong hex-tri-hex structure of an Eden biome

The highly efficient and strong hex-tri-hex structure of an Eden biome

Materials experts MATERIALS COUNCIL continue their investigation of the material-innovation and building-technology possibilities offered by the planned rebirth of London’s legendary Crystal Palace.

 

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