Weekend Links December 19

Helsinki Design Lab Stuio talks about sustainability. Robert A.M. Sterns wins Driehaus Prize. Interview with Hani Rashid from Asymptote Architecture. FIGMENT, ENYA & SEAoNY launch design competition. Cognitive Cities Conference in Berlin. Food an Design videos with Gitta Gschwendtner. James Dyson to be appointed as Provost of the Royal Collage of Art. Hybrid Prototypes intensive design and prototyping workshop. Winner os the Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize 2010. Read more […]
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Dwelling in Pozuelo de Alarcón

A-cero designed this house located in “La Finca”, one of the most exclusive urbanizations in Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid. Here is the project description: This project is smaller (1.000 m²) than the rest buildings of this housing development. Its smaller dimensions turn it into a comfortable and practical house that invites to enjoy it and offers the maximum life quality. Its modern design based on impossible angles, projecting and spectacular volumes do of this building one of the maximum Read more […]
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Posh Café

Architect Jassim AlShehab designed this unique café located in the 360 Degree Mall in South Surra, Kuwait. Posh Café’s design concept was focused on creating a distinctive atmosphere for a venue located at the hurt of a major mall’s atrium. In theory; the design approach aimed at stimulating a theatrical character to the experience when visiting the café or simply walking through the atrium. The action inside the kitchen is explicitly framed by a canopy and a set of partitions that Read more […]
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Villa 3S

LOVE Architecture designed this simple yet complex house on the fringe of Graz Geidorf, Austria. One of the fundamental ideas was to incorporate the relatively large property into the living space. Therefore, the design blurred the boundaries between house and garden creating fluid transitions and an extended exterior living space. The relatively strict land-use plan, which stipulated a saddle roof with a designated inclination, presented a further challenge. The roof form begins by folding Read more […]
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Weekend Links December 13

Avalanche by Daniel Arsham The 10 Best Works of Architecture in 2010. Paulo Mendes da Rocha video interview. Video of winner of the Équerre d’Argent. Norman Foster to design new Apple campus. Phillipe Starck talks about dining room’s evolution. House in Vila Romana by MMBB Arquitetos video. VernissageTV at Design Miami 2010. Droog makes surprising move to Las Vegas. DawnTown Architecture Competition winners announced. SESC Pompéia by Lina Bo Bardi video. The Read more […]
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Panscape Bakery

Ninkipen! designed the interior for this bakery shop in Osaka. Here is the project description: This is on the first floor of the building which have particular atmosphere after buildings around here was rebuilt. First of all, we tried to regain original expression by removing reformed aluminum sashes and setting the wooden sashes. Next, in the inside, we developed the antique showcase a boulanger keeping with love by putting on the log weighs 500kg, and designed a long counter makes Read more […]
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