In Heat (Saturday, September 30, 2006)
Architect Jurgen Mayer explores newer boundaries in architectural design and context through this installation that gains immediacy and an uncanny effect by registering touch as a fleeting trace.
Table Spice Rack (Friday, September 29, 2006)
Derived from the need to be economical, the rack serves a growing demand for innovative household products in Argentina. Originally conceived as a research project, the practical product ended up going into production after it generated interest from a production company.
Netherlands Embassy Berlin (Thursday, September 28, 2006)
The client (Netherlands Embassy, Berlin) demanded a solitary building, integrating requirements of conventional civil service security with Dutch openness. A continuous trajectory reaching all eight stories of the embassy shapes the building's internal communication.
Ljubljana City Museum (Wednesday, September 27, 2006)
An innovative formal and experiential vocabulary is explored by Ofis Architects in their design for the Ljubljana City Museum, adding a layer of the contemporary to the historic precinct.
Inge Van Gheel Design (Tuesday, September 26, 2006)
Boasting a client portfolio consisting of companies like IKEA, MDR, Evaluz, Tribu, Forbo and VRT, Inge Van Gheel Design Studio is a product design firm based out of Belgium.
Alex Loft Interior (Monday, September 25, 2006)
The Alex-loft-interior project is an interesting example of super-positioning of a new idea on a pre-existing set of constraints. It tries redefining the character of an existing interior space through variations in color and form.
Stockenhuber Design (Monday, September 25, 2006)
Profile of Stockenhuber Design, Vienna, Austria -- founded by Daniela Stockenhuber.
X|lab - Portable solar cooker (Saturday, September 23, 2006)
The solar cooker is a collapsible product that can be unfolded to cook anything from tea to eggs, hamburgers and more. Its innovation lies in the fact that it can be easily folded down into a flat carry bag. A handy product to have outdoors.
Souterrain, The Hague (Thursday, September 21, 2006)
The building is a sandwich of a subway line with 2 layers of parking on top and a station at either end. Its stretches out below the main shopping street, repeating its outlines, creating a body of underground connections that serves the city from underneath.
x|cruza estudio (Tuesday, September 19, 2006)
x|cruza industrial design studio is dedicated to the investigation, design, development, production and supervision of products at different industrial scales.
Pillow House (Monday, September 18, 2006)
Deriving from archaic models across equatorial Africa and South America, HOV paints an interesting picture of the housing of tomorrow.
650 Apartments (Friday, September 15, 2006)
The exactness of the modular is explored and translated into a composition of the flexible and the inflexible, in a design that creates a delightful apartment complex whilst successfully dealing with the stringency of its brief and associated deadlines.
Dupli.Casa, Villa MRMM (Monday, September 11, 2006)
Reset into a sinuous silhouette, the newly designed villa for a private client emerges as a classic example of architect Jurgen Mayer's prowess in weaving together spatial and formal configurations.
BEA Seating System (Wednesday, September 06, 2006)
Strict ergonomic solutions merge with signature Fuksas sensuality to create the 'New Concept' Bea seating system that offers flexibility in features and function.
Hangil Book House (Monday, September 04, 2006)
Moulding and twisting wood into warped planes that defy the reality of the material, ShoP architects create a continuum of visuals and experiences within the Hangil Book House, only to further weave the building into its context.
Kropcke Metro Station (Friday, September 01, 2006)
Responding to strict technical guidelines and an aesthetically focused design brief, architect Massimo Iosa Ghini skillfully molds the humble glass mosaic into a brand new skin for the Kropcke Metro Station.
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