Best of #August
 

Best of #August

Among the best of August a long wall that encloses twelve temporary residences for farmers in Australia, a bridge made up of a sequence of circles in Denmark and a museum that seems carved into the top of a mountain in Italy.

 

News

Studio Flat
 

Studio Flat

Using traditional material to build functional and sliding surfaces, and partitioning the space with dark aluminium fixture, Plot solves this studio flat of only 22 sqm in Hong Kong.

 

Architecture

The Domestikator

Part of the art village The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, conceived by Atelier Van Lieshout for the Ruhrtriennale, the Domestikator symbolises the power of humanity over the world.

 

Art

Surfaces Sonores
 

Surfaces Sonores

With Surfaces Sonores young French designer Pierre Charrié questions the home audio speaker archetype and invents new sound objects.

 

Design

Map of the New Art
 

Map of the New Art

On view at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, the Luciano Benetton collection: an art without borders in the current climate of assaults on imagination and knowledge.

 

Art

Monocular Giants

In the 50th anniversary of Le Corbusier’s death the little but dense book by Giacomo “Piraz” Pirazzoli analyzes the architect’s paintings focusing on his monocular vision, due to the loss of the left eye.

 

Architecture / Giacomo Pirazzoli

Klea Fine Bakery
 

Klea Fine Bakery

The brisk pace punctuated by the row oak trusses patched with black steel structures characterizes the space of this bakery and café in Thessaloniki, Greece, completed by Karalasor.

 

Architecture

Hut On Stilts
 

Hut On Stilts

Nozomi Nakabayashi designed in Dorset, UK, a retreat for a writer: a small suspended space surrounded by trees to ponder and to inspire ideas.

 

Architecture

Bahía Azul House

Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido designed a house for a painter on the Los Vilos coastline, Chile, cutting into the inclined volume a series of voids to frame the landscape.

 

Architecture

Kristine Norlander: Funkis
 

Kristine Norlander: Funkis

In the Funkis series Kristine Norlander captures with her iPhone the graphic rhythm and the clean shapes of the Lassen brothers’ architecture.

 

Art

Why the caged bird sings
 

Why the caged bird sings

Karim Adduchi’s fashion collection She Knows Why the Caged Bird Sings is about translating the symbolism and the perception of Berber women and wants to give them a voice.

 

Design

Leo Burnett in Hong Kong

Leo Burnett commissioned Bean Buro for their new workspace in Hong Kong: the result is a post-industrial space that encourages creative thinking and collaboration.

 

Architecture