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Mon 20.10.

Architonic Live in Kortrijk: Biennale Interieur 2014, Part 1 & 2

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Architonic Live in Kortrijk: Biennale Interieur 2014

Architonic Live in Kortrijk: Biennale Interieur 2014

It’s 2014 and the Interieur design biennial has returned to Kortrijk, Belgium for its 24th edition. With six exhibition halls Biennale Interieur combines the industry’s leading manufacturers and young, up-and-coming designers presenting contemporary design for the home as well as multiple interior innovations. The Architonic team is on site, here are our first two Facebook galleries:

 

> to Architonic Live in Kortrijk: Biennale Interieur 2014, Part 1
Manufacturers shown include: Mattiazzi, Artek, Rizz, Moroso, Zanotta, edra, Flos, Jori, Sky-Frame, Modular, Nyta, Jacco Maris, Ercol, DURAVIT, Gaggenau, Delightfull, Focus, Capo d’Opera

 

> to Architonic Live in Kortrijk: Biennale Interieur 2014, Part 2
Manufacturers shown include: Cappellini, Occhio, Alias, FSB, Tacchini, Capdell, Geberit, Dornbracht, Alape, Catellani & Smith, Trizo21, Objekten, Ghyczy, TOG, Bette, Fantoni, Eden Design, Porcelanosa, CEADESIGN

‘Urban Gridded Dogtags’ by Aminimal Studio (US)

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San Francisco 'Urban Gridded Dogtags' by Aminimal Studio

San Francisco ‘Urban Gridded Dogtags’ by Aminimal Studio

Urban Gridded Dogtags is a jewelry collection with over 120 wearable maps of favorite locations from 32 countries around the world.

 

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‘Counting the Rice’ table by Daniel Libeskind for Moroso

‘Counting the Rice’ table by Daniel Libeskind for Moroso

Italian design brand Moroso has released a limited edition of 30 ‘Counting the Rice’ tables, designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, which accommodates and gives shape to the Counting the Rice exercise conceived by artist Marina Abramovic.

 

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Fri 17.10.

MAPFRE Complex by TSM Asociados (PE)

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MAPFRE Complex by TSM Asociados, photo: Gonzalo Cáceres

MAPFRE Complex by TSM Asociados, photo: Gonzalo Cáceres

TSM Asociados’ MAPFRE Complex in Lima, Peru, for Spanish transnational insurance company Mapfre, is composed of a two story commercial office and medical center, a chapel, a six storey columbarium building, a wake area and two basements.

 

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Thu 16.10.

Stormy Castle, Wales Wins 2014 RIBA Manser Medal (UK)

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Stormy Castle, Wales by Loyn & Co. Architects, photo: courtesy RIBA

Stormy Castle, Wales by Loyn & Co. Architects, photo: courtesy RIBA

Loyn & Co. Architects’ Stormy Castle, a contemporary private house atop a hillside on the Gower peninsula in Wales, has won the UK’s most prestigious housing design award, the 2014 RIBA Manser Medal.

 

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Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO (JP)

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Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO, photo: DAICI ANO

Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO, photo: DAICI ANO

On the former site of the Komatsu construction and mining equipment factory in Komatsu city, Ishikawa, Japan, Mari Ito / UAO has created the Science Hills science museum and communication center, a complex of four “low-rise waves”.

 

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Wed 15.10.

Volet Hook by Dimitri Bähler for Hay (DK)

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Volet Hook by Dimitri Bähler for Hay

Volet Hook by Dimitri Bähler for Hay

Swiss designer Dimitri Bähler has created a series of anodized aluminium hooks that are laser cut and folded in a way to hide the fixation system – a simple screw.

 

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Fortress Brick House by Wise Architecture, photo: Noh Kyoung

Fortress Brick House by Wise Architecture, photo: Noh Kyoung

Houses in Sindang-dong, a neighbourhood in Seoul, Korea, are built right up against each other at the foot of Hanyang City Wall which straddles a very narrow, steep hill overlooking the neighbourhood and the city.

 

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