Weekend Links October 28

Here is a long, long, long list of links. Enjoy! 7 questing with star architect Steven Holl. Tom Dixon, and when design meets fashion! Interview with Rem Koolhass at Venice Biennale. CBS sunday morning video with Jean Nouvel. Konstantin Grcic to receive Designer of the Year Award. Autodesk AutoCAD for Mac video tutorials. Vimeo Festival+Awards at the IAC building by Frank Gehry. Brompton Design District video. Jardin del Pornevir video by Cristobal Palma. Los Read more [...]
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Caixa Forum

Nicole Jewel from Interior Design Training is our honorary guest writer on CoolBoom.net, who is going to share with us some extraordinary protects, starting with the Caixa Forum in Madrid. Madrid is an easy city to love. It’s got a great climate, active nightlife, fantastic cuisine and rich history. But I always feel as if it is missing a little something. What would that be? The striking beauty of other European capitals. I don’t mean that Madrid is ugly. It’s got more than its fair Read more [...]
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Pryor Residence

Bates Masi Architects designed this residence that occupies a hill in Montauk with a distant view of ocean, a site that the owners spend years to find. The house is entered through multiple areas for different guests and occasions: large glass doors slide open to the living area for a large gathering, a frond door for a guest opens to the entry hall with a view of the ocean, and a sequence of auxiliary spaces create a seamless ritual from the daily outdoor excursions for the family. In Read more [...]
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Qrooz Yacht

The Qrooz offers the comfort of a spacious home, with large windows and your choice of layout, and also excellent sailing characteristics like a luxury yacht. Qrooz can be a luxurious house or an unusual office, or both. Find more about the yacht here. Read more [...]
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Oporto House

Hoffice Architecture renovated this house located in the city of Oporto, Portugal. Here is the project description: The program content and management of same for pre-existing claims to meet the expectations expressed by the client so that it is possible to constitute a dwelling type T4 within certain parameters. 
 The existing building, for his image structured, architecturally defined, and its close relationship with the adjacent facades of the project was provided to maintain the Read more [...]
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Your Guide to Wood Flooring


Interior designers often look at various ways to make use of space and natural materials. Wood is often a top consideration for furniture, and lately more and more as a consideration for flooring. The ability of wood flooring to create instant warmth, to make any space welcoming and to suit many design styles, makes it popular amongst many interior designers. If you are new to wood flooring, here is a handy guide to talk you through and various options together with high quality images Read more [...]
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Apartment in Barcelona

Arquitectura-G renovated a 160 square meter apartment in Barcelona, creating new and unique spaces. Here is the project description: The original condition of the apartment had a linked room layout, with rooms connected to each other by double leaf doors. These rooms were also related to a service corridor which split the circulation into two. The generous passage between pieces let link them programmatically, allowing multiply the dimension of a single room or even reaching an absolute Read more [...]
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