Weekend Links November 14

Architectural Photography Video of the Experimental House on Muuratsalo Island by Alvar Aalto. Beautiful Wireless Speakers shaped like a bird cage. The Sleepbox is a booth for taking a quick nap in busy urban environments. The Meeting Place is a playful architectural installation in Sydney. An installation with spectacular effects created by Rebecca Ward. Memorial for the Tree of Knowledge in Queensland, Australia. Read more […]
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Okinaha Store

Okinaha is a concept store on health and anti-aging project entirely, including branding, identity and retail environment, by Coast Design. They developed a retail concept that would reflect the values of the brand, which are health and longevity. All of their creative output are inspired by purity and oriental simplicity, allowing the customer to relax while shopping for health. Via Contemporist Read more […]
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Lakeside House

NOW Office designed the Lakeside house as a place to meet and spend time together for a multigenerational family. The plan investigates how architecture can be actively used by the inhabitants to moderate between a collective experience and individual privacy. All specific, functional spaces are compact, and gathered around a large living room that opens to the magnificent lake view. The sleeping alcoves and bedroom are intimate spaces that can be closed or opened to the common central Read more […]
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House on a Slope

Dellekamp Arquitectos designed this 130 square meter house located on a rural area near Mexico City. The house uses standard materials and solutions, as well as a simple structure. The remaining three facades are solid to protect the interior from strong winds and assure privacy from the street. The slope is reflected on the glassed facade in the underground area, continuing the vertical circulation that follows the inclination of the site. To emphasize the diagonal tensions of the topography Read more […]
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Sosushi Torino

Sosushi is a unique and extravagant sushi bar designed by UAU in the city center of Turin in Italy. An unstructured and contemporary space where the expert use of recycled plexwood and resin characterize the design, giving the space a new unconventional shape. Clean cut shapes emphasized by matte white finishing and furniture details colored magenta contribute to define a project where each detail is really not just left up to chance. Via yatzer Read more […]
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Weekend Links November 07

Los Angeles Without Traffic First pictures of the Torres de Hercules. WHY Yacht created by yacht maker Wally and luxury brand Hermes. Plug-n-Twist you electronics and appliances. Cool Hunting Video about Window Farms. f5x5x5 is a luminous framework installation. Solar Roadways can change the future. Finlandia Hall by Alvar Aalto video. 5 Amazing Luxury Motor Yachts. Studio Banana TV Inverviews Iņaki Abalos. A Gas Station transformed into a modern and very Read more […]
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Architizer

Architizer is a new way for architects to interact, show their work, and find clients. It is an open community created by architects for architects. One architectural project has dozens of contributors, from the intern who made the conceptual models to the construction administrator. A project on Architizer links all members of the architectural community. Via Cool Hunting Read more […]
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Vidafine Guide Toronto

Vidafine just launched the Vidafine Guide, a visually-driven store guide featuring only the coolest independent boutiques stores in their respective category: apparel & accessories, cafe & eatery, home & furniture, gifts & gadgets. Vidafine has scoured the city of Toronto and reviewed each and every destination listed to ensure their readers get an accurate and precise review of each hotspot. You can also create your very own itinerary, placing your selected destinations conveniently on an Read more […]
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I.D. Wood

For those who own a iPhone, I.D. Wood is Your Pocket Guide To Woods from around the world with full screen samples and detailed information for over 50 difference woods. I.D. Wood includes a high quality full-screen wood sample (raw cut and non-finished), species names, botanical names, wood origins, description, durability, sustainability, etc. I.D. Wood also features wood glossary, illustrations of lumber cutting techniques, category navigation, lumber information, etc. Read more […]
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