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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Zaha Hadid Architects 3D prints an experimental structure
06/06/2017

Zaha Hadid Architects 3D prints an experimental structure

Inhabitat

The nearly three-meter-tall Thallus was 3D printed from premium polylactide plastic. Six-axis robotics technology was used...

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A ghostly courtyard in Abu Dhabi by Edoardo Tresoldi
04/06/2017

A ghostly courtyard in Abu Dhabi by Edoardo Tresoldi

The Spaces

Colossal arches, columns and domes built with wire mesh manage to create a Classical courtyard as the setting for a royal event in Abu Dhabi. After the event the...

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Inside the new Ikea museum
20/06/2016

Inside the new Ikea museum

The Guardian

The museum, housed on the site of the chain’s first store in Älmhult, in southern Sweden, is a celebration of everything Ikea...

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Aidlin Darling Design, Windhover Contemplative Center in Palo Alto
04/02/2016

Aidlin Darling Design, Windhover Contemplative Center in Palo Alto

Within the Stanford campus, at the heart of Silicon Valley, this gallery shelters the Windhover series by the American artist Nathan Oliveira (1928–2010), who taught in this university for over three decades. Conceived as a place for calm and contemplation...

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Tour of Google’s Campus Madrid
29/12/2015

Tour of Google’s Campus Madrid

The London firm Jump Studios (a Populous company) – in collaboration with the Madrid office CBRE – has transformed an old industrial building in the Spanish capital into Google’s sixth campus for entrepreneurs.

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Zaha Hadid’s Liquid Glacial collection
18/08/2015

Zaha Hadid’s Liquid Glacial collection

The architect Zaha Hadid has added a range of tables and stools and a bowl to her collection of designs. Resembling ice formations that melt, the pieces are made of acrylic and present transparent finishes in color.

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The seven versions of the Series  7™ chair
10/07/2015

The seven versions of the Series 7™ chair

Fritz Hansen

Seven international architects have made their interpretation of the iconic Series 7™ chair designed by Arne Jacobsen...

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FAD Awards 2015 winners
03/07/2015

FAD Awards 2015 winners

The Bastida House (Girona) by Ramón Bosch & Elisabeth Capdeferro and the Ozadi Tavira Hotel in Tavira (Portugal) by Pedro Campos Costa shared first prize in the 57th FAD Architecture Awards. The jury presided by Víctor López Cotelo praised...

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David Chipperfield’s Valentino store opens in New York
16/09/2014

David Chipperfield’s Valentino store opens in New York

The new flagship store of the fashion house Valentino has opened on Fifth Avenue in New York. Occupying an old building raised by John Burgee and Philip Johnson for Takashimaya Department Store, the new shop – designed by David Chipperfield –...

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Apple store by Foster + Partners opens in Istanbul
27/05/2014

Apple store by Foster + Partners opens in Istanbul

The first Foster-designed Apple store has opened in Istanbul, Turkey. The British firm was commissioned in 2013 to design retail spaces for the computer technology, electronics, and digital distribution company, extending a collaboration begun with...

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OMA for Coach in Tokyo: Glass Spikes in Omotesando
19/04/2013

OMA for Coach in Tokyo: Glass Spikes in Omotesando

A corner of Tokyo’s Omotesando neighborhood now features a new flagship store, designed by Rem Koolhaas, for the leather goods and accessories brand Coach. Inspired by the wooden display shelves in the New York...

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Sustainable Showroom, Pulgón Diseño at Medialab-Prado
19/03/2013

Sustainable Showroom, Pulgón Diseño at Medialab-Prado

A symbolic giant heart on a suspended structure of cardboard boxes was the main feature of the launching – on 7th March at Medialab-Prado, recently renovated close to the Caixaforum in the center of Madrid – of the sportwear brand...

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Q:NØ Arquitectos: VIP room at ARCO 2013
28/02/2013

Q:NØ Arquitectos: VIP room at ARCO 2013

Javier de Andrés, Fernando Garví and Miguel Rivilla of the Segovian firm Q:NØ designed the VIP room at ARCO, Madrid’s annual international contemporary art fair, which took place last week. Winner

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Nueva sede de la Fundación Botín en Madrid
23/10/2012

Nueva sede de la Fundación Botín en Madrid

Un antiguo edificio industrial situado en el corazón del barrio de Salamanca alberga la nueva sede de la Fundación Botín en Madrid. Se trata de un edificio catalogado, construido en 1920 por Gonzalo Aguado...

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March Studio: panadería en Melbourne (Australia)
27/08/2012

March Studio: panadería en Melbourne (Australia)

Láminas onduladas de madera cubren el techo, las paredes y las estanterías de una panadería en Melbourne diseñada por los australianos de March Studio. A modo de gran tabla para cortar el pan, el mostrador de la tienda integra en sus huecos balanza...

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Gómez + Álvarez: auditorio en Massanassa (Valencia)
22/03/2012

Gómez + Álvarez: auditorio en Massanassa (Valencia)

Carlos Gómez  y Eva Álvarez son los autores del nuevo auditorio de la localidad valenciana de Massanassa. Con una capacidad para 365 personas, en el edificio se intentan aplicar todos los medios pasivos que mejoren...

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Kengo Kuma: cafetería Starbucks en Dazaifu (Japón)
19/03/2012

Kengo Kuma: cafetería Starbucks en Dazaifu (Japón)

En el camino principal que lleva a uno de los más importantes templos sintoístas de Japón, el Dazaifu Tenmangu, construido en el año 919 en la ciudad de Dazaifu —prefectura...

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Kengo Kuma: casa antigua de Casalgrande en Italia
28/12/2011

Kengo Kuma: casa antigua de Casalgrande en Italia

Kengo Kuma es el autor de la intervención en una antigua casa de labranza para Casalgrande Padana, la compañía italiana especializada en gres porcelánico. Situado en la provincia de Reggio Emilia, al norte del país...

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Odile Decq, restaurante de la Ópera de París
27/07/2011

Odile Decq, restaurante de la Ópera de París

Después de casi 140 años, la Ópera de París de Charles Garnier ha inaugurado su restaurante, diseñado por Odile Decq, quien ganó el concurso hace dos años. Ubicado en la rotonda de la fachada este, el proyecto cierra la arquería...

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Estudio de Group8 en Ginebra
13/01/2011

Estudio de Group8 en Ginebra

En el décimo aniversario de su fundación, la firma de arquitectos suiza Group8 ha diseñado su nueva sede en Ginebra, un lugar de trabajo atípico llamado Cargo. Situado muy cerca del centro de la ciudad, Cargo propone habitar un espacio industrial,... [+]
Le Corbusier y los hermanos Bouroullec en Marsella
15/07/2010

Le Corbusier y los hermanos Bouroullec en Marsella

En un apartamento de la célebre Unité d’habitacion de Marsella de Le Corbusier, los diseñadores Ronan y Erwan Bouroullec han desarrollado Apartment 50, un proyecto de interiorismo que podrá visitarse hasta el 15 de agosto, que consiste en una... [+]
Arquitectos en la Feria Internacional del Mueble de Milán
08/06/2010

Arquitectos en la Feria Internacional del Mueble de Milán

El pasado mes de abril se ha celebrado la Feria Internacional del Mueble de Milán, una de las citas anuales más importantes de la industria del mueble y accesorios que, en una superficie de 211.500 metros cuadrados, ha dado a conocer las últimas... [+]
Ábalos y Sentkiewicz en Barcelona para la Fundación Tàpies
20/05/2010

Ábalos y Sentkiewicz en Barcelona para la Fundación Tàpies

El edificio modernista terminado en 1885 por Lluís Doménech Montaner para la editorial Montaner en el Ensanche de Barcelona renació en 1990 como Fundación Tàpies, rehabilitado por Roser Amadó y Lluís Doménech Girbau. Recientemente ha iniciado su... [+]
Tienda Camper de EMBT en Sevilla
04/02/2010

Tienda Camper de EMBT en Sevilla

Desde que en 1982 abrió su primer espacio en Barcelona, la fábrica mallorquina de zapatos Camper ha logrado tiendas con identidad gracias a diseños como el de Benedetta Tagliabue en Sevilla. El estudio EMBT quiso que el proyecto reflejase el... [+]
Los japoneses Design Spirits, premio Great Indoors
15/01/2010

Los japoneses Design Spirits, premio Great Indoors

Como reconocimiento al mejor diseño interior, cada dos años se conceden los prestigiosos premios internacionales de interiorismo The Great Indoors. Los proyectos ganadores, divididos en cinco categorías, fueron anunciados el mes de noviembre en... [+]
Restaurante El Merca’o, de Vaíllo + Irigaray
29/06/2009

Restaurante El Merca’o, de Vaíllo + Irigaray

El estudio pamplonés de Vaíllo e Irigaray se han situado entre los finalistas de los 51 premios FAD de Arquitectura e Interiorismo con el restaurante El Merca’o, situado en el mercado municipal del Ensanche de la capital navarra. La obra ha sido... [+]

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