Tue 15.7.

‘Carbon Fiber Eames Sofa’ by Matthew Strong (US)

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'Carbon Fiber Eames Sofa' by Matthew Strong

‘Carbon Fiber Eames Sofa’ by Matthew Strong

Matthew Strong’s Carbon Fiber Eames Sofa is the result of extensive research at the archives at The Henry Ford Museum, Cranbrook, and MoMA.

 

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'Landsdowne House' by Affleck de la Riva architects, photo: Drew Hadley

‘Landsdowne House’ by Affleck de la Riva architects, photo: Drew Hadley

‘Landsdowne House’, a semi-detached house on a hill side in Westmount, a privileged inner-city suburb of Montreal, Quebec, is “an essay in asymmetry”.

 

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Mon 14.7.

French National Archive facade by Novelis

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French National Archive facade by Novelis

French National Archive facade by Novelis

200 tons of Novelis pre-anodised aluminum cover the facade of the French National Archive by Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, near Paris.

 

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'Ipnos' light by Nicoletta Rossi & Guido Bianchi for Flos

‘Ipnos’ light by Nicoletta Rossi & Guido Bianchi for Flos

Made possible thanks to LED technology, Ipnos is a an outdoor-indoor LED light in the unique shape of a hollow cuboid.

 

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Sun 13.7.

HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm (SE)

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HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm, photo: Felix Odell

HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm, photo: Felix Odell

HTL Hotels is a new hotel concept that offers a simplified experience as well as a luxury feel on a budget. Koncept Stockholm was responsible for the interior and design of the first HTL Hotel, the 274-room HTL Kungsgatan in the city centre of Stockholm.

 

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Fri 11.7.

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes (FR)

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Epée de Bois - Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

On a very tight and narrow site in Paris, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings, h2o architects have created an extension and refurbishment of a nursery for 24 children.

 

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'Viravent' housing by Martin Duplantier Architectes, photos: Yohan Zerdoun

‘Viravent’ housing by Martin Duplantier Architectes, photo: Yohan Zerdoun

‘Viravent’ by Martin Duplantier Architectes is a housing complex in Metropolitan Bordeaux with 112 flats that “integrates into an existing urban fabric more than imposing upon it”.

 

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'Shikiri / see beyond colors' by Emmanuelle Moureaux, photo: emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design

‘Shikiri / see beyond colors’ by Emmanuelle Moureaux, photo: emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design

Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design is showing ‘shikiri / see beyond colors’ at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale; six large models exploring the architectural approaches of her design concept of ‘shikiri’.

 

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