architecture
Relief wall tile made of Soft Concrete

Relief wall tile made of Soft Concrete

Relief is a wall tile designed by the architect Eva Kai-Larsen. It is made of a very special concrete material, called Soft Concrete. The wall tile is primarily intended for public decoration in entrances and similar premises. The tile has a square shape with one or two corners cut, so that sloping planes are formed....
Photos from “Das Haus” by Luca Nichetto at imm cologne

Photos from “Das Haus” by Luca Nichetto at imm cologne

Some days ago David Report wrote about “Das Haus” by Luca Nichetto at imm cologne, which has been designed using natural materials and colours and creates a rather reserved impression, provides the setting for the furnishings, most of which are Luca Nichetto’s own designs. I wanted to be able to create the atmosphere of a connection...
Summit - a Swedish podcast about design and architecture

Summit – a Swedish podcast about design and architecture

Summit is a brand new Swedish podcast about design and architecture. Biweekly Summit will give you news from the design world, analyzes, outlooks and sometimes deeper stories about certain places or persons. Summit is produced by journalist Daniel Golling and curator Gustaf Kjellin. Both have been active in the Swedish design world for many years....
Luca Nichetto's Das Haus - Interiors on Stage

Luca Nichetto’s Das Haus – Interiors on Stage

At the next edition of “imm cologne”, January 14th to 20th, Italian designer Luca Nichetto will carry out the project “Das Haus –Interiors on Stage”, where the designer will present his vision of house of the future. Because of his interest in sustainable design, Nichetto compares his “Das Haus” with a small planet, where the...
Acne goes Aoyama

Acne goes Aoyama

Acne Studios has just opened up a new Tokyo flagship store in the Aoyama district. In a space that was formerly the home of Carla Sozzani’s 10 Corso Como. The three floor store is designed by Swedish architect Andreas Fornell in close collaboration with Acne’s Jonny Johansson.  
Venice Architecture Biennale Review part three

Venice Architecture Biennale Review part three

The 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground, closed on 25th November 2012 attracting 178,000 visitors. Please find below part three of our review by Gustavo Pernía. (You will find part one here and part two here.) From Arsenale Exploring the links between timber and brickwork the Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey present...
Venice Architecture Biennale Review part two

Venice Architecture Biennale Review part two

The 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground, closed on 25th November 2012 attracting 178,000 visitors. Please find below part two of our review by Gustavo Pernía. (You will find part one here). From Central Pavilion The installation The Banality of Good –paraphrasing Hanna Arendt – by Crimson Architectural Historians presents an analysis...
25hours hotel in Zürich by Alfredo Häberli

25hours hotel in Zürich by Alfredo Häberli

Argentinian born designer Alfredo Häberli has just finalized the 25hours hotel in Zürich. The corridor walls are painted purple, and it still smells slightly of fresh paint. There are already dangling naughty door signs, one of them says: “I need help with the agenda – please clean”. In the entrance a frog-green carpet with abstract patterns welcomes...
Venice Architecture Biennale Review part one

Venice Architecture Biennale Review part one

The 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground, closed on 25th November 2012 attracting 178,000 visitors. David Report sent Gustavo Pernía to make a selection of some of the most interesting installations. We have divided his report into three parts. Here’s the first one. From Japan’s Pavilion Toyo Ito brings together three young...
Working under trees

Working under trees

We love the Selgascano office in the Madrid area of Spain. What is being sought with this studio is quite simple: work under the trees, says Jose Selgas and Lucia Cano, founders of Selgascano architects. More info and images at Archilovers.