Posts tagged "architecture"
Design+Culture - A Return to Fundamentalism?

Design+Culture – A Return to Fundamentalism?

We are happy to announce the new in-depth trend report from David Report called “Design+Culture – A Return to Fundamentalism?“. Design has become the embodiment of a larger process of creative ‘culture-mongering’ that has become a means to capture ideation, innovation and enterprise and made to stand for cultural identity. Whilst the application of design...
Greenhouse Sydney: could this be the greenest building on Earth?

Greenhouse Sydney: could this be the greenest building on Earth?

Greenhouse has relocated to Circular Quay in Sydney – the most desirable address in Australia – for an eight-week stint. A temporary space, the pop-up bar and restaurant is housed in three 40ft shipping containers constructed from 100% recycled or sustainable materials. Sustainability is not an empty trend term for the team behind the project; it’s...
New book about Thomas Sandell

New book about Thomas Sandell

Thomas Sandell is one of Sweden’s internationally most widely noticed architects and designers. Blessed with a powerful, idiosyncratic sense of form, he has worked on most scales and in most genres. He combines the furniture designer who has created some of IKEA’s major classics with the product designer who has fashioned exclusive watches and bags,...
Renovation of a former summer house

Renovation of a former summer house

Swedish architect Johannes Norlander has recently completed House Morran – a complete renovation of a former summer house located on an island outside Gothenburg. Exterior cladding in tar coated plywood and the interior is all made in natural pine.
Design inspired by industrial archaeology

Design inspired by industrial archaeology

Since 1959, Bernd and Hilla Becher’s photographs are a testimony of the architectural heritage of the recent industrial past in France, Germany, Belgium, England and the United States. In the second half of the twentieth century, a lot of those industrial production sites were destroyed. The Becher’s photographs in a sense form the last living...
Chapel of the Assumption by John Doe

Chapel of the Assumption by John Doe

John Doe, the design studio created by Grégory Lacoua and Jean Sébastien Lagrange has hallmarked the new decor of the Chapel of the Carmelites of the Assumption in Paris (16th). A chapel already intended as an architectural gesture in 1959 by Noël Lemaresquier (a disciple of Le Corbusier), but which was very quickly made impractical...
A dream home in the Stockholm archipelago

A dream home in the Stockholm archipelago

Villa Överby by John Robert Nilsson is a cottage with very high requirements in terms of design and precision of execution. Simple shapes, clean lines are consistently pursued. It is a technology-intensive house, like a piece of civilized life and order placed on a rock in natural areas in the Stockholm archipelago. Clean rooms with...
Compact interior by i29 interior architects

Compact interior by i29 interior architects

This small apartment (45 m2) in Amsterdam, Holland is completely renovated because of foundation repair. In it’s new layout by i29 interior architects all the functions of the house are placed in two wall units. Entrance hall, wardrobe and kitchen equipment are hidden behind a pinewood wall. On the opposite a second wooden wall of...
Architect and artist collaboration at Kivik Art Center

Architect and artist collaboration at Kivik Art Center

This year Kivik Art Centre presents a new work that manifests the basic concept of our project: an architect and an artist in collaboration. It is also the first time that both are women and we can present a Swedish participants. Architect Petra Gipp has created a Refugium, a refuge in the forest of solid...
Passive houses as type houses

Passive houses as type houses

Kjellgren Kaminsky has produced Swedens first series of passive houses sold as type houses in collaboration with Emrahus. Their goal is to make this environmentally friendly building technique available for all. Villa Nyberg is the first one to get built. The villa has been customized for the Nyberg family and is situated in Borlänge, central...