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Posts tagged as 'newsletter'

Tue 21.7.

Architonic Newsletter 07.2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2015 - Tagged as:

Basalt Architects’ design in Hofsós, Iceland exemplifies the current vogue for outdoor pools that strive to blend with their natural surroundings — in this case the Atlantic Ocean and nearby island of Drangey; photo: Gudmundur Benediktsson

Basalt Architects’ design in Hofsós, Iceland exemplifies the current vogue for outdoor pools that strive to blend with their natural surroundings — in this case the Atlantic Ocean and nearby island of Drangey; photo: Gudmundur Benediktsson

Move over, infinity pool. There’s a new watery kid on the bathing block. A more natural take on outdoor swimming is developing as an international trend, one which allows bathing in even the most urban of contexts. What’s more, some of these new public pools are low on chemical agents, or even chemical-free, using plant life to clean them. Last one in’s a rotten egg!

 

Contents in brief:

 

A Bigger Splash: the public outdoor pools currently making waves
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Material Tendencies Part 2: Philippe Starck
Inspiring Search Results No. 43: Outdoor kitchens
Inspiring Spaces No. 35: Swimming pools / outdoor pools
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for July 2015 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 23.6.

Architonic Newsletter 06.2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.06.2015 - Tagged as:

Small is beautiful: Renzo Piano's Diogene house prototype at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany

Small is beautiful: Renzo Piano’s Diogene house prototype at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany

He may have beaten records with his 310-metre-high Shard in London, the EU’s tallest skyscraper, but celebrated architect Renzo Piano’s diminutive Diogene house testifies to the merits of micro-architecture: space-saving, cost-efficient and sustainable. Find out more in our latest feature on pocket-sized architecture…

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our June Newsletter:

 

ARCHITONIC SPEAKEASY New York 2014
Architonic Photo Tours: Brooklyn Brands
Less is More: bigging up micro-architecture

Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Architonic Trend Analysis: Material Tendencies: Ross Lovegrove

Inspiring Search Results No. 42: Shoe cabinets/racks

Inspiring Spaces No. 34: Design of outside space

Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for June 2015 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Thu 21.5.

Architonic Newsletter 05.2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.05.2015 - Tagged as:

MGA’s eight-storey Wood and Innovation Design Centre in British Columbia

MGA’s eight-storey Wood and Innovation Design Centre in British Columbia

A raft of new high-rise timber projects internationally are exploiting the potential that wood – an age-old, natural and robust building material – has to change the face of our cities. Wood is not only cost-effective to use, but, when compared to conventional reinforced concrete, environmentally friendly, emission-free and eminently sustainable.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our May Newsletter:

 

Event Agenda June–July 2015
Architonic Photo Tours: Milano Design Week 2015
Getting High (on Wood)
Architonic Trend Analysis: Material Tendencies
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Inspiring Search Results No. 41: Dining tables with top in solid wood
Inspiring Spaces No. 33: Stairwells
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for May 2015 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 12.5.

Architonic Special ICFF 05.2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.05.2015 - Tagged as:

Brooklyn Bridge with Manhattan in the background

Brooklyn Bridge with Manhattan in the background

Miami’s hot. And hot on the heels of New York. Straight after Maison&Objet Americas – which runs from 12 to 15 May in Florida’s sun-kissed beach city – it will be New York’s turn as design-lovers’ destination. New York Design Week sees ICFF, as well as WantedDesign and designjunction, with their scores of events, make the American East Coast the place to be.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our April Newsletter:

 

Architonic Guide: New York 2015
Made in Brooklyn: the creatives putting the New York borough on the design map
Free Download: Architonic’s ‘Best Brooklyn NY Brands’ app
ARCHITONIC speakeasy: ICFF New York 2015
Architonic Trend Analysis: North American Design Brands
Inspiring Search Results: Brooklyn Brands
New Subsidiary in the US: Architonic Media LLC

 

Architonic’s Special ICFF newsletter can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Wed 22.4.

Architonic Newsletter 04.2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.04.2015 - Tagged as:

The Baku Crystal Hall’s facade consists of mesh-fabric and coated-polyester diamond and triangular-shaped panels across an aluminium frame, together with 9,500 LED lights that illuminate the stadium at night

The Baku Crystal Hall’s facade consists of mesh-fabric and coated-polyester diamond and triangular-shaped panels across an aluminium frame, together with 9,500 LED lights that illuminate the stadium at night

Architexture

 

‘Frei stands for freedom, as free and as liberating as a bird in flight, swooping and soaring in elegant and joyful arcs, (…) and as compelling in its economy of line and in the improbability of its engineering as it is possible to imagine, giving the marriage of form and function the invisibility of the air we breathe, and the beauty we see in nature.’ The words of the Pritzker Prize jury on this year’s laureate, Frei Otto.

 

The highest accolade for architecture internationally will be awarded posthumously on 15 May to the German architect who made his name with the tented-roof construction of the Munich Olympic Stadium and can be regarded as the father of textile architecture. Which is why we’re exploring in our main feature the creative, functional and ecological possibilities of textiles use in contemporary projects.

 

And Architonic is developing its competence in textiles, too. Designtextiles.com, the portal that we’ve developed with seven high-end brands (currently all from the German-speaking countries), shows you the space-shaping and functional advantages of textiles in architecture, as well as their variety in terms of design. What’s more, Architonic has curated the exhibition ‘Textiled Spaces – Photography by Deidi von Schaewen’, which runs from 4 to 7 May at Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and non-wovens.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our April Newsletter:

 

Architonic Photo Tours: Milano Design Week 2015
Architexture: textiles go constructional
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Eight projects are singled out in the Techtextil competition ‘Textile structures for new building’
Inspiring Search Results No. 40: Screen fabrics
Inspiring Spaces No. 32: Infrastructure buildings
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for April 2015 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Wed 1.4.

Architonic Special Milano 2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.04.2015 - Tagged as:

Architonic is the official online media partner this year for the Brera Design District and Superstudio Group

Architonic is the official online media partner this year for the Brera Design District and Superstudio Group

14 to 19 April will see the Lombardian city once again become the epicenter of the design world.

 

So as not to lose sight of the fair’s diverse offerings, as well as those of the Fuorisalone quarters and their showrooms, we’ve put together an edit of the best exhibitors and events in the form of our Architonic Guide. What’s more, you can find us at three venues, plus we’re also official online media partner this year for the Brera Design District and Superstudio Group.

 

In collaboration with Moroso and Fantoni, we’ve developed a special Booth-in-Booth concept, allowing us to address our partners from specialist retail directly. And our team is looking forward to presenting you with our latest services and offers in the Press Gallery (hall 6).

 

Alongside our guide, our new Architonic Trend Analysis series is particularly interesting for anyone preparing for the biggest design event of the year. In this newsletter, you’ll already find a comprehensive set of insights into the latest developments in the furniture and lighting markets, accompanied by useful infographics.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our Special Milano 2015 Newsletter:

 

Architonic Guide: Milano 2015
Brand New World
Architonic on the Ground: Booth-in-Booth @ Fantoni and Moroso
Ventura Lambrate
The Intelligence: Architonic’s new Trend Analysis series
Superdesign Show
Brera Design District
Designjunction edit Milan and San Babila Design Quarter

 

Architonic’s newsletter for Milano 2015 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Thu 26.3.

Architonic Newsletter 03.2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.03.2015 - Tagged as:

Wonderwall, a house in Thailand by architects SO, is designed to be as open-plan as possible and to meld together indoor and outdoor spaces

Wonderwall, a house in Thailand by architects SO, is designed to be as open-plan as possible and to meld together indoor and outdoor spaces

The trend towards breaking down the walls surrounding bathrooms and opening up this space – not just to other areas of the home, but to the outside world as well – was not only observable at ISH, but is also confirmed by a series of projects. Our feature article ‘Wild and wet: the new bathrooms getting in touch with nature’ provides more details.

 

Here’s what you’ll find in our March Newsletter:

 

Event Agenda April–May 2015
Architonic Photo Tours: ISH Frankfurt 2015
‘Building the Expo’ at MADE Expo 2015
Wild and wet: the new bathrooms getting in touch with nature
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Inspiring Search Results No. 39: Vanity units
Inspiring Spaces No. 31: Universities
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for March 2015 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 3.3.

Special Newsletter MADE expo 2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.03.2015 - Tagged as:

Curving reinforced concrete panels that resemble the pages of a book shield the windows of Capella Garcia Arquitectura’s Eurostars Book Hotel in Munich

Curving reinforced concrete panels that resemble the pages of a book shield the windows of Capella Garcia Arquitectura’s Eurostars Book Hotel in Munich

If Germany has BAU, Spain Construmat and France Batimat, Italy has the MADE expo. This year’s edition of the leading Italian building fair takes place from 18 to 21 March. Here, we take a look at its most important themes.

 

An overview of what you’ll find in this newsletter:

 

Naturally cool: why passive shading and ventilation will change the future of facades
Preview of MADE expo 2015
Free Download: Die Architonic “Best Surface Design Finishes” App
Inspiring Search Results: Facades

 

Architonic’s Special Newsletter MADE expo 2015 can be read (and subscribed to) here.