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Wrap House by Apollo Architects & Associates, photo: Masao Nishikawa

Wrap House by Apollo Architects & Associates, photo: Masao Nishikawa

The client for the Wrap House by Apollo Architects & Associates, a graphic designer working in an advertising agency, acquired a piece of land on a hilltop with a good view and requested Apollo design a residence “with airiness and openness”.

 

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Cat and Mouse Beer-bar & Concept store by Studio 8 ½, photo: Polina Ilieva

Cat and Mouse Beer-bar & Concept store by Studio 8 ½, photo: Polina Ilieva

Located in the heart of Kapana, which literally means ‘the trap’ in the new creative quarter of the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, the ‘Cat and Mouse’ Beer-bar and Concept store wears its name well.

 

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Library, Game Library & Municipality Administration, Spiez by Bauzeit, photo: Yves André © yves-andre.ch

Library, Game Library & Municipality Administration, Spiez by Bauzeit, photo: Yves André © yves-andre.ch

With a distinctive exterior of cladding in massive wood milled with book names, Bauzeit Architekten’s ‘Buchwert’ (a play on the words “book value”) library project for the city of Spiez in Switzerland consists of a two level wooden building which forms an ensemble with two pre-existing buildings; a school and the main municipal administration building.

 

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Fri 19.6.

‘Kigi’ tables by Roderick Vos for Linteloo (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.06.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

'Kigi' tables by Roderick Vos for Linteloo

‘Kigi’ tables by Roderick Vos for Linteloo

The ‘Kigi’ series of tables by Roderick Vos for Dutch design brand Linteloo consist of three archetypical shapes, three round turned oak side tables in different sizes and heights.

 

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Aguirre House, Bayona by Carrascal Blas Arquitectos, photo: Lluìs Casals

Aguirre House, Bayona by Carrascal Blas Arquitectos, photo: Lluìs Casals

For a house in the old city centre of Bayona, Spain with restricted dimensions (a 4×9 meter plot), Madrid-based Carrascal Blas Arquitectos have conceived a sequence of relatively autonomous rooms defined by variations of proportion, form and layout of ceilings and a diversity of materials.

 

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Eclipse Taps by Studiocharlie for Boffi (IT)

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Eclipse Taps by Studiocharlie for Boffi, photo: Tommaso Sartori

Eclipse Taps by Studiocharlie for Boffi, photo: Tommaso Sartori

Italian design studio Studiocharlie has created a series of brushed stainless steel bathroom taps for Boffi with an upper cylinder that rotates with a new type of movement that resembles an eclipse.

 

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In Istanbul Nurus has furnished new offices for consultants Deloitte on an area of 12,500 square metres. The overall concept includes open-plan workstations interspersed with enclosed spaces for undisturbed work

In Istanbul Nurus has furnished new offices for consultants Deloitte on an area of 12,500 square metres. The overall concept includes open-plan workstations interspersed with enclosed spaces for undisturbed work

When design-led office-furniture manufacturer Nurus partnered up with global professional-services firm Deloitte to reimagine their Istanbul HQ, the result was an environment as fit for forward-facing work culture as it is creatively inspiring. (by Johannes Hünig)

 

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Roof House by Leth & Gori (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Roof House by Leth & Gori, photo: Stamers Kontor and Leth & Gori

Roof House by Leth & Gori, photo: Stamers Kontor and Leth & Gori

Architects Leth & Gori have transformed and extended an existing villa in Fredensborg, Denmark by building upwards.

 

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