Posts from October 2013

Tue 15.10.

Superyacht by Zaha Hadid for Blohm+Voss (DE)

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Superyacht by Zaha Hadid for Blohm+Voss

Superyacht by Zaha Hadid for Blohm+Voss

Pritzker prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid has collaborated with renowned Hamburg-based shipbuilders Blohm+Voss to design a new superyacht, a design informed by fluid dynamics and underwater ecosystems.

 

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Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Los  Angeles, California, EEUU, 1996-2002 Madera  Rafael Moneo, courtesy Fundación Barrié, photo: Aurofotoz

Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles, California, 1996-2002 by Rafael Moneo, photo: Aurofotoz, courtesy Fundación Barrié

The Fundación Barrié in A Coruña, Spain will be presenting ‘RAFAEL MONEO Theory through Practice’, the first comprehensive retrospective of the work of architect Rafael Moneo on October 24, 2013.

 

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Mon 14.10.

‘Dupla’ tiered tray by Inger Steinnes (NO)

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'Dupla' tiered tray by Inger Steinnes

‘Dupla’ tiered tray by Inger Steinnes

Inger Steinnes’ ‘Dupla’, a modular tiered tray, was originally created for Den franske sal – salon de thé, the café at the Norwegian National gallery.

 

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'Flow' bamboo lounge chair by Cheng-Tsung Feng

‘Flow’ bamboo lounge chair by Cheng-Tsung Feng

A collaboration with craft artist Kao-Min Chen, Cheng-Tsung Feng’s ‘Flow’ is a lounge chair composed of long strips of bent bamboo supported by a series of bamboo spheres.

 

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Sun 13.10.

‘Blown’ lamp by Samuel Wilkinson for &tradition (DK)

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'Blown' lamp by Samuel Wilkinson for &tradition

‘Blown’ lamp by Samuel Wilkinson for &tradition

Samuel Wilkinson’s ‘Blown’ lamp for Danish brand &tradition is a mouth-blown pendant light with a patterned surface that reflects and refracts light.

 

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Fri 11.10.

Making/Do: designer-makers exhibit in London

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Setting up its impeccably curated stall at this year's Tent, 'Vernacular', a Crafts Council of Ireland-organised show of impressive work from Irish designer-makers; photo Sophie Mutevelian

Setting up its impeccably curated stall at this year’s Tent, ‘Vernacular’, a Crafts Council of Ireland-organised show of impressive work from Irish designer-makers; photo Sophie Mutevelian

The annual London Design Festival, now with over 300 city-wide events, reflects the British capital’s status as an international creative hub. But it also provides a platform for scores of indigenous designer-makers – both individuals and brands – to exhibit their wide-ranging talents. Architonic takes a look at UK- and Irish-based designers who are doing it for themselves. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Thu 10.10.

Allegro Group interiors by Ultra Architects (PL)

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Interiors for Allegro Group by Ultra Architects, photo: Jeremi Buczkowski

Interiors for Allegro Group by Ultra Architects, photo: Jeremi Buczkowski

Contained in seven storeys and spread over 12,000 sq metres the interiors for Poland’s biggest Internet-based company, the Allegro Group, were recently created and completed by Ultra Architects.

 

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'MVRDV Buildings' (2013) from nai010 publishers

‘MVRDV Buildings’ (2013) from nai010 publishers

Thanks to our friends at nai010 publishers, we’re giving away three copies of the extremely covetable ‘MVRDV Buildings’ (2013), the first monograph on the legendary Rotterdam architectural office’s realised projects.

 

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