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Dalslandsstugan 2.0 by Note Design Studio

Dalslandsstugan 2.0 by Note Design Studio

Note Design Studio, well known to us for their product design, have designed an innovative, sustainable house for an architectural competition organised by Sweden’s Dalsland region and the Swedish architects organisation.

 

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Framing House by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: ©Yoshihiro Asada

Framing House by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: ©Yoshihiro Asada

For the Framing House by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects, the client requested a space that could be used as a gallery in addition to the habitable space. The request resulted in a passage from the street through the back of the building that functions as the line of flow from the gallery to the habitable space.

 

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Fri 5.6.

Ports 1961 Flagship Shanghai by UUfie (CA)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Ports 1961 Flagship Shanghai by UUfie, architect, photo: © Su Shengliang

Ports 1961 Flagship Shanghai by UUfie, architect, photo: © Su Shengliang

Toronto-based UUfie’s façade design for the Ports 1961 flagship store at the intersection of Changde Road and Nanjing West Road in Shanghai evokes an iceberg floating freely in the ocean.

 

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Banca Office, Girona by Javier de las Heras Solé, architect, photo: Adrià Goula

Banca Office, Girona by Javier de las Heras Solé, architect, photo: Adrià Goula

Architect Javier de las Heras Solé’s Banca Office in Girona, Spain is a thoughtful contemporary refurbishment of medieval architecture located at this historical city’s centre.

 

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‘tool, inhabited’ by Sonja Rogova (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

'tool, inhabited' by Sonja Rogova

‘tool, inhabited’ by Sonja Rogova

Sonja Rogova’s ‘tool, inhabited’ is a hybrid architectural tool (a ladder) and a domesticated piece of furniture (seating), it’s a ladder that can be leaned against, climbed and sat on.

 

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Wed 3.6.

‘Zappy’ lamp by Schneid (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

'Zappy' lamp by Schneid

‘Zappy’ lamp by Schneid

Schneid’s ‘Zappy’ lamp was inspired by the cone of the french pine and stands out for its surprisingly high light yield.

 

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Window House by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects, photo: Yasutaka Yoshimura

Window House by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects, photo: Yasutaka Yoshimura

A weekend house facing to the Sagami Bay with view to Mt. Fuji and Enoshima. The site is just 3 x 8m with 60% of footprint, and the building has become 3-stories almost automatically because the ground floor had to be a piloti by consideration of the storm surge. (text by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects)

 

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Tue 2.6.

‘Prouvé RAW Office Edition’ by Jean Prouvé for Vitra (CH)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.06.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Standard SR, 'Prouvé RAW Office Edition' by Jean Prouvé for Vitra

Standard SR, ‘Prouvé RAW Office Edition’ by Jean Prouvé for Vitra

Following the 2011 success of the Prouvé RAW crossover project between furniture maker Vitra and fashion brand G-Star RAW, the partnership has continued with the development of a second limited series, the ‘Prouvé Raw Office Edition’. The second crossover collection revives a series of furniture and lighting originally designed by Jean Prouvé in the 1940s for the offices of major French industrial companies.

 

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