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Frutt Family Lodge & Melchsee Apartments, a collaboration of Philip Loskant Architekt, Architekturwerk & Matthias Buser, photo: Ulrich Stockhaus

Frutt Family Lodge & Melchsee Apartments, a collaboration of Philip Loskant Architekt, Architekturwerk & Matthias Buser, photo: Ulrich Stockhaus

Recalling Bruno Taut’s expressionistic “Alpine Architektur” from the 1910s, the buildings are a optimistic statement of how architecture and nature can become a “fantastic” whole. (text by the architects)

 

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Jaime Hayon

Jaime Hayon

When we presented the Showtime Collection in back 2006, Jaime Hayon (Madrid, 1974) was a unique emerging, most intriguing young character in new Spanish design. Today, he’s a consecrated author with prestige on an international scale.

 

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Tue 26.4.

Architonic Newsletter 04.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.04.2016 - Tagged as:

The Spaceship Home by NOEM, Madrid 2012

The Spaceship Home by NOEM, Madrid 2012

Concept is becoming reality as advances in smart-home technology mean an ever greater application to real-world architectural projects. With safety, sustainability and comfort among its watchwords and key benefits, the door is open to joined-up digital networks that help define space and how it’s used. Come on in.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Architonic Photo Tour: Salone del Mobile Milano 2016
Event Agenda May 2016
Smart Homes: futuristic dreams and invisible technology
Material Tendencies N°17: Jasper Morrison
Further articles from the Architonic Magazine
Inspiring Search Results N°52: KNX-Systems
Inspiring Spaces N°44: Detached Houses
Architecture and design projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s Special Milano 2016 newsletter can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Steamy Windows

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.04.2016 - Tagged as:

The mirror glass front of the new series with integrated display, central control button and the flush recessed handle, which unfolds on commissioning

The mirror glass front of the new series with integrated display, central control button and the flush recessed handle, which unfolds on commissioning

V-ZUG, the Swiss market leader in household appliances, has spent the last 100 years turning the marriage of precision, longevity and innovative technology with elegant forms and surfaces into a veritable artform. Swiss understatement at its best. (by Ulrich Büttner)

 

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Mon 25.4.

Smart Homes

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.04.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Nico van der Meulen Architects gave the Kloof Road House a sculptural appearance. The idea of the flowing transitions is also found in the intentionally unobtrusive integration of the smart-home technology

Nico van der Meulen Architects gave the Kloof Road House a sculptural appearance. The idea of the flowing transitions is also found in the intentionally unobtrusive integration of the smart-home technology

Digital technology is becoming increasingly embedded in the architectural fabric of the home. Sometimes foregrounded, occasionally centre-stage, but mostly taking an almost invisible back-seat. (by Katharina Sommer)

 

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LZF Telling Tales

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.04.2016 - Tagged as:

Photo courtesy LZF Lamps

Photo courtesy LZF Lamps

Telling Tales is the name given to LZF’s new communication campaign for 2016. Consisting of a collection of illuminated stories, the campaign is inspired by the 1950s, particularly by the work of painter Edward Hopper and Hitchcock’s 1954 classic film ‘Rear Window’.

 

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La Parisienne Headquarters by studio razavi architecture, photo: Olivier Martin Gambier

La Parisienne Headquarters by studio razavi architecture, photo: Olivier Martin Gambier

A very specific brief by the client which required designing a “peaceful, see-through & fresh” space that would not only respond to contemporary work practices but also allow new, and at times unexpected, team interactions. (text by studio razavi architecture)

 

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Fri 22.4.

Vino Veritas Oslo by Masquespacio (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.04.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Vino Veritas Oslo by Masquespacio, photo: Cualiti Photo Studio

Vino Veritas Oslo by Masquespacio, photo: Cualiti Photo Studio

Masquespacio wanted to maintain the essence of the Scandinavian interiors, with the use of natural wood walls and ceilings, painted in white and adding a solid oak floor. Solid oak wood us furniture offers the elegancy required in this kind of restaurants, while the cushions designed by Masquespacio highlight the deco feeling of the space. (text by Masquespacio)

 

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