E/C House
 

E/C House

Nominated for the Mies Van Der Rohe Award 2015, this holiday house in the Azores has been modeled by Sami Arquitectos inside the forms of the existing ruin, offering the most diverse complex possibilities of living than the former typology.

 

Architecture

Best of #light
 

Best of #light

In this week’s Best of we collect ten stories about light, art and design, but also about love, samurai and meteorites.

 

News

Marcel Wanders: Dressed

Alessi exhibits at Maison&Objet Dressed and Dressed in wood, two projects by Dutch designer Marcel Wanders dedicated to breakfast time.

 

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School for biodiversity
 

School for biodiversity

Designed by Chartier Dalix as part of a particularly innovative programme, the building relies on the development of a primary landscape which would draw its textures and components from the wider landscape in which it is set.

 

Architecture

Papabubble Lucua
 

Papabubble Lucua

Square tubes piled up diagonally and cut along the outline of the shop area offer both shelves to put candy bins and walls to hang candy bags at the same time in this Papabubble shop in Osaka, designed by Yo Shimada architecture.

 

Architecture

History as contraband

The exhibition at Hamilton Grounds for Scultures celebrates the 50th anniversary of Graves’ design firm and five decades of visionary work of one of the most celebrated American architects.

 

Architecture / Matt Shaw

House 1014
 

House 1014

For House 1014 in Granollers, Barcelona, H Arquitectes decided to underline the elongated site moving back the building from the front street line and creating access patios both sides of the house.

 

Architecture

Collar Lamp
 

Collar Lamp

Presented at imm Cologne 2015, The Collar collection of metal and blown glass lamps is the first product by German designer Sebastian Herkner for GUBI.

 

News

Local Remodeling

Public art in China is “the unification of the imagination and reality, of each different side”. Based on the Chinese orientation towards “Real Life”, it is seen as an opportunity for citizens to experiment directly with the artisticness and beauty of life.

 

Op-ed / Giusy Checola

House in Switzerland
 

House in Switzerland

Developing a close correlation between rooms and structures, L3P Architekten overcame the challenge of build a house on a lot so small as to be considered unbuildable.

 

Architecture

tour – Retour
 

tour – Retour

More than 30 years on, the key Scandinavian conceptual-art project Prosjekt Gjerdeløa (Project Gjerdeløa) by Marianne Heske is being shown to the public again in the Collection rooms of Oslo’s new museum.

 

Art / Ivo Bonacorsi

Haus Hohlen

To increase the amount of space and renew the facade of this house built in the 60s on a hill above Dornbirn, in Austria, Jochen Specht constructs a new building envelope at a certain distance around the old house, using a large amount of glass.

 

Architecture