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Saturday 02 March, 2013

Isolée by Tjep.

Dutch design studio Tjep. has developed a concept for a self-sufficient retreat with a facade that opens like a cupboard and a moving “solar tree” on the roof (+ slideshow). “Most retreat concepts are about ‘back to basic’,” designer Frank Tjepkema told Dezeen, “but this concept really tries to embrace technology and integrated design to [...]


Thursday 17 January, 2013

Villa S2 / MARC architects



Thursday 13 December, 2012

Dual Tower for the High-Tech and Research Campus First Prize Winning Proposal / KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten was just awarded the first prize for their design of the Dual Tower for the High-Tech and Research Campus in Foshan, China. The 170-meter high dual tower denotes the start of the new business district in the south of the city, a prefecture-level city in the southern Chinese province Guangdong. Its [...]



Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Designing the Extraordinary / Heatherwick Studio

© Daniel Portilla Today we had the chance of attending the opening of this impressive exhibition. As we mentioned previously some weeks ago, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London prepared this event focused on the work of the British firm Heatherwick Studio, responsable for the last Shanghai 2010 British Pavilion, as well as the [...]


Monday 16 April, 2012

Infographic: The Bauhaus, Where Form Follows Function

From the “starchitect” to “architecture for the 99%,” we are witnessing a shift of focus in the field of architecture. However, it’s in the education system where these ideas really take root and grow. This sea change inspired us to explore past movements, influenced by economic shifts, war and the introduction of new technologies, and [...]