Posts tagged as 'Laufen'
Both the bath and the ‘Menhir’ wash basin are free-standing, highly sculptural pieces that provide an arresting focal point within any bathroom space
When it came to launching their latest family of products, high-end Swiss bathroom manufacturer decided to buck the trend for the ultra-rational and focus on building on the softer, timeless design language of its earlier Palomba collection. The result: the striking Palomba Collection 2012. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)
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The official partner of ‘Salon Suisse’, initiated and organised by Pro Helvetia, is the Swiss bathroom specialist Laufen; photo by Laufen
Salon Suisse, the early evening event programme accompanying Miroslav Šik’s Swiss Pavilion exhibition at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia - returns tomorrow (16 October) with the second event block under the heading ‘Talking architecture practice,…and a touch of the Swiss.’ Curated by the London-based editor Robert Guy Wilson and held at the Palazzo degli Ulivi Trevisan, the series of readings, presentations, performances, panel discussions and workshops will ‘devote itself to architectural practice’ and ‘highlight the peculiarities of Swiss architecture’ while ‘drawing comparisons with the situation in the UK.’
For detailed programme and to register visit www.salonsuisse.laufen.com
Amunt - Architekten Martenson Und Nagel Theissen - the winners of this year's AR House Awards
Earlier last week, architects Bjorn Martenson, Sonja Nagel and Jan Theissen of Amunt practice have been announced the winners of the first prize in this year’s edition of AR House Awards for their passively heatable and partly pre-fabricated single family home project, ‘Just K, Zero Energy House‘.
Organised by Architectural Review and held at the Laufen Forum, the AR House Awards were awarded for the second time. Here, the winning trio explains why they decided to build the house as a solid wood construction, what is the difference between designing a public building or a private house and what does the award mean to them. (more…)
The award-winning Laufen Forum in Laufen, Switzerland
On 13 October, to coincide with the opening of the AR House exhibition, Laufen, the Swiss bathroom manufacturer and the sponsor of this year’s edition of the AR House 2011 competition (which we have mentioned on Dailytonic earlier in May) is organising this rather exciting-sounding lecture which will focus on the topic of ‘Pioneering role of the house in modern architecture’ and feature two prominent speakers: Catherine Slessor, the Editor of the Architectural Review and Beatriz Colomina, an architecture historian and Professor of Architecture at Princeton University.
So if you happen to be near Basel on 13 October, secure your place at the seminar by registering via email and make sure you don’t miss the event which will take place at the award-winning LAUFEN FORUM in, well, Laufen. To attend the event, register (more…)
Here’s some information from our friends at Laufen and Architectural Review about The Architectural Review House Awards 2011 . If you want to get your hands on the £10,000 award and be published in the Architectural Review then you’d better read on…
“Call for entries: Laufen sponsors excellent house architecture
“Laufen sponsors prize of £10,000 for the design of a private house. The names of the winners will be published in the August edition of Architectural Review and the award ceremony will take place in London on 7 September. (more…)