Archetype The Archives

Friday 10 May, 2013

The B99 Foosball Table Is Ideal For The Modern Home

Gone are the days when foosball tables were only spotted at dorm rooms or the neighborhood watering holes. Thanks to the current trend of synthesizing technology with design, the archetype Foosball Table has undergone many changes.  But that is a good sign, as the different incarnations will impress even the most discerning critic. The B99 […]


Thursday 09 May, 2013

The B99 Foosball Table Is Ideal For The Modern Home

Gone are the days when foosball tables were only spotted at dorm rooms or the neighborhood watering holes. Thanks to the current trend of synthesizing technology with design, the archetype Foosball Table has undergone many changes.  But that is a good sign, as the different incarnations will impress even the most discerning critic. The B99 […]


Friday 12 April, 2013

Intriguing Two-Volume Modern Residence in Germany: Studio House

With two distinct volumes visually separating the public and private spaces, the Studio House in Wenzenbach, Germany is interesting to observe from a variety of standpoints. The residence was developed by German architectural firm fabi architekten bda and was cleverly adapted to an uneven terrain. Partially hidden from the street, the house seems to follow the […]



Tuesday 05 February, 2013

Studio House / fabi architekten bda



Monday 14 January, 2013

Innovative Bioclimatic European School Third Prize Winning Proposal / Atelier3AM

The formal strategy in the design for the Innovative Bioclimatic European School by Atelier3AM, which won the third prize in the international competition, is based on the strong contrast of materials, and propelled by the duality of opaque/transparent. Inspired by the courtyard typology, their design creates a cluster of three separate courtyard buildings defining each educational unit, […]


Monday 14 January, 2013

Dentist with a View by Shift

Dutch studio Shift has converted a suburban house in the south of the Netherlands and turned it into a dental surgery with a new zinc-clad wing (+ slideshow).


Sunday 13 January, 2013

Innovative Bioclimatic European School Third Prize Winning Proposal / Atelier3AM

The formal strategy in the design for the Innovative Bioclimatic European School by Atelier3AM, which won the third prize in the international competition, is based on the strong contrast of materials, and propelled by the duality of opaque/transparent. Inspired by the courtyard typology, their design creates a cluster of three separate courtyard buildings defining each educational unit, […]


Saturday 05 January, 2013

Basic Armchair by Lagranja Design

Product news: the first piece to be produced by Barcelona studio Lagranja Design is an armchair inspired by classic Danish design.