Posts tagged "architecture"
Graphic print and villa concept by TAF

Graphic print and villa concept by TAF

Paper Collective brings together graphic designers, agencies, artists and illustrators to create inspirational and iconic graphic prints while promoting great causes and charities. For every poster they sell, the donatation is at least 15%. In the collaboration between design and architectural office TAF and Paper Collective the donation will benefit the organisation ASF International (Architecture Sans...
A house with a bend

A house with a bend

Swedish design and architectural firm Claesson Koivisto Rune has recently designed a bent house for one of their Swedish clients. The gross building allowance had to be fully exploited in order to create a large enough home for the growing family. The stipulated distance to the property line of course limited the positioning from the...
Villa Bloemendaal interior design by i29

Villa Bloemendaal interior design by i29

i29 interior architects worked on the interior of a villa called Villa Bloemendaal, designed by Paul de Ruiter architects. Villa Bloemendaal is a sustainable home that follows a minimalistic design and shows respect for man and nature alike, in a unique residential area where the existing flora and fauna are given full rein. The large...
The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto is the 13th architect to accept the invitation to design a temporary structure for The Serpentine Gallery in London. Previous architects that has been invited include Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei, Frank Gehry, Oscar Niemeyer and Zaha Hadid. In his architecture Sou Fujimoto is trying to re-inventing our relationship with the built environment.  He...
Concrete in architecture

Concrete in architecture

Concrete has been used in architecture for more than a century. This raw material can be used in many different ways. Just like Archilover put together a selection of building skins last week, they have now brought together a collection of buildings made of concrete. Follow the link to read the full story. Casa Costa...
Building skins

Building skins

Archilovers has just put together a collection of “building skins“, advanced technical solutions for facade design. Collected from around the world. Some of the buildings below, check out the complete story at Archilovers. House and atelier in Holland designed by Angie Abbink (Abbink X De Haas architectures. Rapperswil-Jona municipal museum in Switzerland by :mlzd. The...
Stockholm Design Week goes "Underverk"

Stockholm Design Week goes “Underverk”

During the soon upcoming Stockholm Design Week, a new and alternative fair will see the light of day – the Guerilla Design and Art Week.  The collaborative online art and design platform, UNDERVERK is hosting the event that takes place in the same period as the regular design festival, from 4 to 10 February. The...
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...
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...
Storytelling instead of vision in future homes

Storytelling instead of vision in future homes

Annedal 2012 – the housing exhibition in Stockholm, once a dull industrial area that has been transformed in to a completely new neighborhood for 5000 new inhabitants – has recently closed the gates. Interior by Anders Jakobsen (LagomBra) for Stockholmshem An expo as this, is obviously a rare opportunity for the “crème de la crème” of the greatest...