Fri 10.3.

Go with the flow: KWC

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Go with the flow: KWC

The intelligent and practical KWC ONO is especially suited to use in commercial kitchens and, thanks to its elegant design, residential kitchens as well

Premium Swiss manufacturer KWC has been producing high-quality, highly elegant faucets since the late 19th century. (text by Katharina Sommer)

 

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Grimsel by nachtaktiv

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Grimsel by nachtaktiv

Photographer: Tom Bisig

As antithesis to the regional compacted village with simple detached houses, an L-shaped space continuum constitute the center of Innertkirchen. The floor to ceiling windows are a welcoming generosity which continues in the interior. Round downlights are spread over the multiply folded ceiling and mingle with recessed spotlights and round skylights on the upper floor. For temporary exhibitions tracks are inconspicuous integrated into the wall and can be fitted with spotlights. In the evenings, the interior remains readable afar thanks to the glare free lighting. The transition to the village square is fluent. (more…)

Thu 9.3.

Matisse Beach Club | Vondom

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Matisse Beach Club | VONDOM

Matisse Beach Club

An amazing project of Vondom, the exclusive Matisse Beach Club combines glamour, design and beach life with its exclusive location on the amazing beach front of Scarborough, Perth (Australia).

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Future Fibres: Techtextil 2017

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Future Fibres: Techtextil 2017

After 37 years in the elements, the 2,600-square-metre membrane roof of the “Nature Stage” in Elspe was replaced. The owner wanted to freshen up the colour; technically, the old roof was in excellent condition. Photos: Koch Membranen

From 9 to 12 May 2017, TECHTEXTIL in Frankfurt am Main will provide an overview of the current state of textile architecture as well as future developments in the field. (text by Ulrich Büttner )

 

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St.Regis Istanbul by Kontra

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St.Regis Istanbul by Kontra

 

St.Regis Istanbul is a luxurious contemporary hotel designed by Aga Han Award winner studio EEA in collaboration with Kontra architecture. KONTRA designed “Presidential Suite”, “SPA” & “Brasserie” areas based on St. Regis’s philosophy discreet luxury with timeless elegance. “Interior spaces are created with focus of Nisantası areas art deco approach of 30s’ and innovation of modernism. As a design principle materials like brass, marble, walnut applications are used & forms of 30s’ are reinterpretted.

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Wed 8.3.

Optimist Shop by 314 Architecture Studio

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Optimist Shop by 314 Architecture Studio

Photographer: Panagiotis Voumvakis

The optical shop C_29 / ’Optimist’, is an interwar listed building of a total surface 90m2 and is located in the centre of Chalkida. The space is airy and expands along the central market and the back courtyard / patio which is formed in the core of the building. The building itself is a composite construction with the ground floor being made of bearing masonry and the two floors of reinforced concrete bearer and filling brickwork. The main design aspect was the creation of a gradient technique in the texture of materiality in order to emphasize the reflection and the absorbance of light. (more…)

Tue 7.3.

Yangzhou Zhongshuge by Li Xiang / X+Living

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Yangzhou Zhongshuge by Li Xiang  X+Living

Photographer: Shao Feng

Water, the cradle of everything, and the breeding ground of culture. Yangzhou was born near water. In the past,guiding by water, many literati and poets visited and gathered here. Also, this was a place loved by wits and beauties. In the book “A Dream of Red Mansions”, when Lin Dai-Yu is missing her hometown, the verses“Spring flower and autumn moon, green hills and clear water; twenty-four bridges, relics of the Six Dynasties”will come to her mind; this verses had raised so many people’s imagination about twenty-four bridges. In 2016, Zhongshuge was attracted by this beautiful and ethereality place, and hoped to enrich the beauty of Yangzhou with its own charm! (more…)

Mon 6.3.

Andreu World’s Raglan sofa – Sleek. Sustainable. Versatile.

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Andreu World's Raglan sofa - Sleek. Sustainable. Versatile.

 
The family of modular lounge chairs, sofas and benches incorporates durable upholstery and meticulous stitching detail that delivers impressive flexibility reminiscent of its namesake sleeve. Andreu World and Piergiorgio Cazzaniga designed Raglan to withstand the round-the-clock energy of collaborative spaces while offering a seemingly limitless range of fabric, color, and finish combinations—giving designers the leeway to specify Raglan as they see fit. Considering that Andreu World uses exclusively FSC®-certified wood and has received a Best of NeoCon recognition, Raglan demands a second look. Reinvent your collaborative space with Raglan.

 

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