Homework for the Weekend

For this weekend we have something special… A survey! CoolBoom v.4 is on the way and that means changes! The general look will maintain the same, just some little chances here and there to update the blog. The most important chances are the ones we are asking you. So please take the survey and become an important part of the new CoolBoom! UPDATE The final votes are in! You will see the results on September 14.
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The Ocean Emerald Yacht by Foster + Partners

The super-yacht company YachtPlus launched The Ocean Emerald designed by Foster + Partners. The new concept private luxury yacht has four genuine deck levels offering more outdoor and indoor space than any yacht in her category. Special attention was paid to the quality of light and views, with all major areas of the yacht benefiting from forward-looking views, including the master suite that has two private balconies forward. The interiors have been created with an eye on beauty, function Read more [...]
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Away

I’m going to be away for a few days, … but don’t worry! I’ll be back next week with a lot of new post. In the mean time you can take a look at these links: Unique Location for a Modern House. David Chipperfield speech at the IE University. Kartell’s Louis Ghost Chair for Barbie 50th anniversary. Design Indaba Videos. A Collection of Murals for The Library Initiative. A Set of Rockers for the Seven Chair. Free DWG and 3D Viewer. Open Source CAD Software for Mac, Read more [...]
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12 Reasons to Refuse to Render

I found this amazing review on Young Architect on why you should refuse to render, unless you enjoy and you want to spend your days doing so. It is really interesting and totally true. Here are 4 of the 12 Reasons to Refuse to Render: 1. You Will Lose Track of Time. You can really get lost in your modelling. A whole work day can go by without you even realizing it. Worst of all, you can spend hours on a task that you expected to take a half an hour. In the end, you will find yourself staying Read more [...]
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Fallas 2009

It’s time again for the Fallas! That means mascletas, fireworks, music and color in every corner of the city of Valencia until March 19th. For those who are not familiar whit this festival… It all starts on March 1st with the first mascleta (an explosion of firecrackers) in front of the City Hall. This event is repeated every day until March 19th. Sunday 15th was the Planta, when they raise the impressive Fallas monuments in almost every puplic square and crossroads of the city. The Read more [...]
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Top 10 Reasons Why to Date an Architect

1. All night long, all night strong. 2. We are damn good with our hands. 3. If we can commit to chipboard, relationships should be easy. 4. You should see the things we erect. 5. Use to doing things over and over again. 6. Finishing early never happens. 7. We know the true meaning of interpretation. 8. Creative positioning. 9. Work well in groups. 10. Entry and passage are always exciting.
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CoolBoom on Facebook

Good news! CoolBoom is now on Facebook. I know it doesn’t look as nice as the real page, it doesn’t have photos and it’s a bit messy… but don’t worry! I’m still learning how it works. In the mean time you can become a fan if you like
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Wallpaper* Design Award 2009

The results of Wallpaper* Design Award 2009 are finally here. The esteemed panel of judges like Kanye West, Jean Nouvel, Ines de la Fressange, Marc Newson, Sir Ken Adam and Stefano Pilat, decided the best of the best and the very highly commended of the rest. To see the list of winners click here. Read more [...]
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