Wolfson Tree Management Centre Mess Building by Invisible Studio, photo: Andy Matthews

Wolfson Tree Management Centre Mess Building by Invisible Studio, photo: Andy Matthews

Invisible Studio was commissioned to build a new tree management centre, the architects used the timber from the arboretum – as the client had an extraordinary resource which they hadn’t exploited previously for the building. As a result, all the timber was grown and milled on site and used untreated for the construction with no further processing. (text by Invisible Studio)

 

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Tue 31.5.

The Taste Of Technology

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The concept behind Genius Loci kitchen is that of a secretaire-style desk with secret compartments. Here it is seen with the Air Logica illuminated back panel storage system and responsive doors that can be opened with a simple swipe of the hand

The concept behind Genius Loci kitchen is that of a secretaire-style desk with secret compartments. Here it is seen with the Air Logica illuminated back panel storage system and responsive doors that can be opened with a simple swipe of the hand

Premium Italian kitchen brand VALCUCINE has been a market leader for years, innovating in kitchen design that marries discreet technology with quality surfaces and considered materials. (by Giovanna Dunmall)

 

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Open elementary and primary school project in Boom by Areal Architecten, photo: © Tim Van De Velde

Open elementary and primary school project in Boom by Areal Architecten, photo: © Tim Van De Velde

This project is a new school building and environment for an existing primary school on a narrow building site. The aim of Areal Architecten was to create an open school with a generous message to the neighbourhood and one of the important elements of the design was the search for an appropriate balance between built and open space. (text by Areal Architecten)

 

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Lansdowne Drive Staircase by Bell Phillips Architects, photo: Kilian O'Sullivan / © VIEW PICTURES LTD.

Lansdowne Drive Staircase by Bell Phillips Architects, photo: Kilian O’Sullivan / © VIEW PICTURES LTD.

Bell Phillips Architects have completed this folded plate stair as part of the refurbishment of an apartment located in Hackney, North London. The flat is part of a larger development comprising the conversion of a Victorian school building characterised by its use of London stock brick. (text by Bell Phillips Architects)

 

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MIMA Light by MIMA HOUSING (PT)

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MIMA Light by MIMA HOUSING, photo: © Jose Campos

MIMA Light by MIMA HOUSING, photo: © Jose Campos

MIMA Light is an iconic object, pure and sophisticated like a minimal art sculpture. The base of the scheme is lined with mirrors, an architectural gesture influenced by the minimalist sculpture of artists such as Donald Judd, John Mccracken and Robert Morris. The rational external design is complemented with comfortable interiors — clad with pine wood and featuring chrome details. (text by MIMA HOUSING)

 

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Sun 29.5.

Danish Delight

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For pendant Arkiturbine designer Hans Christian Asmussen drew inspiration from a fundamental predilection for aesthetics, constructivism and asymmetry

For pendant Arkiturbine designer Hans Christian Asmussen drew inspiration from a fundamental predilection for aesthetics, constructivism and asymmetry

Family-run lighting brand DARØ from Denmark designs light that even works turned off. Simply surprising. (by Tom Morris)

 

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Fri 27.5.

Pietrina house by Filippo Bombace (IT)

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Pietrina house by Filippo Bombace, photo: Serena Eller Vainicher

Pietrina house by Filippo Bombace, photo: Serena Eller Vainicher

Filippo Bombace intervention for Pietrina House required few simple design quest: to define a second bath and to attribute the characters of a musician couples in transit in Rome, maybe for a concert or a quick jam session. The combination of oak parquet laid plug Hungarian throughout the house, vintage furnishing and the actual industrial production complete the house with harmony, as the handfuls of musical notes. (text by Filippo Bombace)

 

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Thu 26.5.

Love You Long Time

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The Catifa 46, with some of the new soft, yet sophisticated, colours for 2016 by Lievore Altherr Molina. The selection is further amplified by coloured base options. Photo: Dominik Tarabanski

The Catifa 46, with some of the new soft, yet sophisticated, colours for 2016 by Lievore Altherr Molina. The selection is further amplified by coloured base options. Photo: Dominik Tarabanski

With its proven track record of developing products that attest to an impeccable consideration of technology, materials, function and longevity, it’s no surprise that ARPER’s designs have a habit of becoming instant classics. (by Clare Dowdy)

 

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