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Posts tagged as 'outdoor'

Thu 16.7.

Stretching the Limits: MDT-tex and textile architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Shaping outdoor space globally: with over 20 years in business, MDT-tex has established itself, with its innovative products and enviable projects, as a leading player in textile architecture. Shown here, its 'Type E Tulip' umbrella, Youghal, Ireland

Shaping outdoor space globally: with over 20 years in business, MDT-tex has established itself, with its innovative products and enviable projects, as a leading player in textile architecture. Shown here, its ‘Type E Tulip’ umbrella, Youghal, Ireland

MDT-tex, the go-to textile-architecture manufacturer and consultancy, is invited time and time again to partner with some of the world’s leading architects. It’s no wonder given the company’s innovative outdoor structures and intelligent membranes. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Tue 7.8.

‘Druida’ BBQ by Mermeladaestudio (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 07.08.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Druida BBQ by Mermeladaestudio

A Barcelona-based design trio JuanMiguel Juarez, Laura Blasco and Alex Estévez, designers behind the Mermeladaestudio practice have realised this beautifully detailed BBQ grill called ‘Druida’. Featuring a decorative stainless steel gridiron and a hemispherical spun iron base supported by elongated legs, ‘Druida’ was developed earlier last year as part of Mermeladaestudio’s ‘Weekend Objects’ collection. (more…)

Selvika National Tourist Route by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter; photo courtesy of the architects

Overlooking the Arctic Ocean and surrounded by the spectacular, coastal scenery of Havøysund, north Norway, this winding concrete structure has been developed by Oslo-based practice Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter. One of the 18 National Tourist Routes in Norway, it was realised ‘to single out and magnify the experience of walking from the roadside down to the seaside at this very special place.’ The striking, serpentine path has been officially inaugurated less than a month ago, on 22 June. (more…)

Outside In by Takeshi Hosaka Architects; photo by Koji Fujii, Nacasa & Partner

This airy, one-storey detached residence for a family of five was realised by a Yokohama-based architectural practice Takeshi Hosaka Architects. Featuring a minimalist interior, floor-to-ceiling windows and a characteristic, zigzagging roof, the 102-square-meters ‘Outside In’ house was completed in 2011. (more…)

Mon 4.6.

Bondi Penthouse by MPR Design Group Pty Ltd (AU)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 04.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

Bondi Penthouse by MPR Design Group Pty Ltd; photo courtesy of the architects

A Sydney-based architectural practice MPR Design Group Pty Ltd has realised this single-family apartment located within the historical part of the city. Completed in 2010, the project stemmed from an idea of adding a structure to ‘an existing environment to which it contributes to form a place in one of Sydney’s iconic beaches.’ (more…)

'Eos' outdoor chair and Square stacking table by Matthew Hilton for Case Furniture

Just in time for summer, British designer Matthew Hilton has created a new range of simple outdoor furniture for the London-based manufacturer Case Furniture. Executed in powder coated aluminium, the ‘Eos’ range encompasses three slimline designs; a square and rectangular table and a chair. (more…)

'1000 Designs for the Garden and Where to Find Them' by Geraldine and Ian Rudge; published by Laurence King

Once again, thanks to our friends at Laurence King Publishing, Architonic is giving away 5 FREE COPIES of ‘1000 Designs for the Garden and Where to Find Them’ to Architonic Facebook fans. The draw will take place on 18 May. Good luck! >>

 

Now that BBQ season is in full swing and staying indoors no longer seems to cut the mustard, chances are many of us will endeavour to spruce up what is set to become the venue for these endless alfresco gatherings; be it a garden, roof terrace, patio or a balcony. (more…)

'Unbeweaveable' by Aprro

Admittedly its name is not what you call a very good wordplay but the wingback chair ‘Unbeweaveable’
designed by Alexander Purcell for the US brand Aprro Design is a beautiful in and outdoor furniture series anyway. Inspired by threshold living such as occurs in California and other similar climates its form is informed by the Victorian wingback and contemporized by a bent stainless frame. Hand knitted polypropylene rope reminiscent of a hammock is woven to the frame creating a suspended seat.

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