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Your Rainbow Panorama by Studio Olafur Eliasson

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Jan 2014 1:56 pm | Other

Your Rainbow Panorama is a project designed by the Studio Olafur Eliasson on the top of the ARoS Aarhaus Kunstmuseum in Aarhaus, Denmark which is one of the largest art museums in northern Europe. The project is a circular skywalk which managed to increase the attendance to the museum so that it became the second most visited museum in Denmark. According to the designer the purpose of the Panorama is to make you see the city through a different perspective,…

Peres Center for Peace by Studio Fuksas

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 Jan 2014 5:33 pm | Other

Studio Fuksas designed the Peres Center for Peace in Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Israel which is an independent non-governmental organization founded by Shimon Peres trying to improve the relations between the Middle-Eastern countries to build a peaceful co-habitation through the socio-economic cooperation and development. The building has several layers representing time and patience with alternating materials to remind of the former suffering through which the places passed. There are alternating superimposed types of sand and aggregate with concrete and a stone…

Olgiata Sporting Club by LAD

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jan 2014 5:46 pm | Other

The Laboratorio Di Architettura e Design (LAD) practice created the Olgiata Sporting Club in 2010 which is located inside the woods of a garden city right at the edge of Rome in Italy. The project has three different pavilions which host the programs of the Sporting Club, with the central one containing the administrative center as well as the entrance into the complex leading the way through the other areas via the main staircase. The lower level is where the…

Q1 Lounging Chair by ODESD2

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jan 2014 5:41 pm | Other

The Q1 Lounging Chair was designed by the Russian studio ODESD2 and it is inspired by the geodesic dome aesthetic which is completed with chair legs and a molded base that ensures the chair is very comfortable and functional. The architect and designed Richard Buckminster Fuller created the spherical thin-shell structure used for the geodesic domes and they have the quality of being easy to create while also supporting a high load. The chairs implement these qualities while also being…

Supernova by Liong Lie Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Jan 2014 11:15 am | Other

Located in the Jaarbeus Utrecht which is the largest fair and conference centre in The Netherlands, Supernova is a conference area which includes a foyer and four meeting rooms of various sizes. Supernova was designed by Liong Lie Architects with an innovative aesthetic that want to represent the discovery of new worlds. The TransitZone is the entrance area where the design is modern setting the tone for the rest of the trip. There are two large meeting rooms for around 450…

The Imaginarium by Rem Koolhaas OMA

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Jan 2014 5:52 pm | Other

This event space is called The Imaginarium and it was designed by Rem Koolhaas from OMA in the basement of the Selfridges department store in London, UK. The project features a circular amphitheater in the center with a monochrome floor and green columns surrounding it. The Imaginarium was designed as a space where several lectures, debates and other activities can take place during the Festival of Imagination that will be held here during the next six weeks. The sections of…

Swimming Pool Replica of an 18th Century Stradivarius Violin

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Jan 2014 5:26 pm | Featured, Other

A swimming pool is also a landscaping element that can add elegance and originality to an area so this project offers us an exact replica in scale of a 1700s Stradivarius violin with all its details and intricacies such as the chords or cut-ins. Created by the Cipriano Landscape Design studio in collaboration with Custom Swimming Pools, the project includes all the attributes of the model such as the purlflings, f-holes, the bridge, strings, tailpiece and even a chin rest…

CETICOM Jaén by ER Arquitectos + non Arquitectura

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Jan 2014 4:56 pm | Other

CETICOM Jaen is a project located in a transition zone between a residential expansion to the north and the Olivares industrial area of Jaen, Spain making the site a unique transitional area and a sort of no man’s land where the designers could be as creative as they wanted and to find a way of establishing a relationship between the Chamber of Commerce and the natural environment. The designers created a project which tries to bring an urban aesthetic to…

Oxymoron desk by Anna Lotova

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 Jan 2014 4:37 pm | Other

The Oxymoron desk gets its name from the juxtaposition of two opposite materials that were joined together to add to the flexibility and functionality of this piece of furniture. The desk was created by the Parisian designer Anna Lotova which is renowned for her innovative design elements and this one is no different. The edges of the desk are made of exposed plywood and there are two soft upholstered pieces of cushions between them to offer an original way of…

Dongdaemun Design Park and Plaza by Zaha Hadid

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 Jan 2014 4:28 pm | Other

Seven years after the architectural practice of Zaha Hadid began the initial plans for the project, the Dongdaemun Design Park and Plaza in Seoul, Korea opens to the public. The scheme introduces the most innovative design and is developed by the Seoul Metropolitan Government offering a cultural hub that is comprised of five zones, namely an art hall, a museum, a design lab, design market and the Dongdaemun history and cultural park. The original plan was separated into six sections,…

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