Tue 18.8.

‘Fountain 2017′ by Bureau A for Common Ground (CH)

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'Fountain 2017' by Bureau A for Common Ground, photo: James Batten

‘Fountain 2017′ by Bureau A for Common Ground, photo: James Batten

Architectural office Bureau A has installed a marble pissoir in a Zürich West public space for the project Common Ground.

 

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Motelparo Villa by Roy David Studio, photo: Matteo Canestraro

Motelparo Villa by Roy David Studio, photo: Matteo Canestraro

Architect Ilana David of Roy David Studio has transformed the old stables of a villa in Tuscany into a desirable vacation house by preserving its original structural style.

 

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The golden-bronze roof structure of Pulkovo Airport shimmers magnificently; the folded structures seem reminiscent of expressionist architecture; photo: Yuri Molodkovets

The golden-bronze roof structure of Pulkovo Airport shimmers magnificently; the folded structures seem reminiscent of expressionist architecture; photo: Yuri Molodkovets

Ever since Norman Foster’s game-changing Stansted Airport was completed almost 25 years ago, it’s been full throttle for London’s high-tech architects, with their aviation-celebrating terminals around the globe themselves been celebrated for their progressive, aspirational designs. (by Klaus Leuschel)

 

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UK Pavilion by Wolfgang Buttress, photo: courtesy of UKTI

UK Pavilion by Wolfgang Buttress, photo: courtesy of UKTI

The 2015 Milan Expo brings together 145 participating nations under the theme “Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life” from May – October 2015. The UK Pavilion highlights the decline of the world’s bee population focussing attention on the importance of pollination for food production. Visitors meander through an orchard, discover a wildflower meadow and enter ‘the Hive’, a sculpture which glows and hums, simulating conditions in a real beehive. The Pavilion reinterprets apiarian ecology as an immersive multisensory experience – a beautiful and profound encounter – leaving visitors with a lasting flavour of the British landscape.

 

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'Float' seating by Perch Dynamic Solutions for Thomas Montgomery

‘Float’ seating by Perch Dynamic Solutions for Thomas Montgomery

Perch Dynamic Solutions has designed a modular, soft seating collection for Thomas Montgomery as a flexible solution to improve dynamic short-term workflow.

 

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Fri 14.8.

My Secret Garden by Yestudio (TW)

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My Secret Garden by Yestudio, photo: Clivelan

My Secret Garden by Yestudio, photo: Clivelan

Taiwan-based Yestudio have created a multi-purpose space for day care and social interaction in a Taipei penthouse with a special spatial design experience – a slide.

 

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Ferrer Xocolata by Arnau Estudi d’Arquitectura, photo: Marc Torra_fragments.cat

Ferrer Xocolata by Arnau Estudi d’Arquitectura, photo: Marc Torra_fragments.cat

Arnau Estudi d’Arquitectura has renovated an old building in Girona, Spain in order to create a space entirely devoted to chocolate.

 

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Lapa Building by João Tiago Aguiar, photo: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Lapa Building by João Tiago Aguiar, photo: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

João Tiago Aguiar’s Lapa Building project is about the mindful reconstruction of a building located in Lisbon’s historical city centre.

 

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