Design archive for 2011-11-09

Modern Rubber Ducky

(7 years ago)
This modern rubber ducky was designed by Hlynur Atlason for Kontextür. His name is Harry. I didn’t see it for sale on the website yet but I definitely want one of these! Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | [...]

The Wilderness House By Paul+O Architects

(7 years ago)
London-based Paul+O Architects designed The Wilderness house as a new build in the countryside of Suffolk. Due to strict laws regarding new houses built in the country, they must follow a policy that the plans “are truly outstanding in terms of Architecture and landscape design and would significantly enhance its immediate setting and wider surroundings.” [...]

Flowerbed Hotel by MVRDV

(7 years ago)
Architects MVRDV have unveiled proposals for a giant greenhouse on the outskirts of Amsterdam with a flower-covered hotel inside. (more…)

Trafford Wharf Promenade / FoRM Associates

(7 years ago)
Architects: FoRM Associates Location: Manchester, England Date: Completed 2011 Client: Peel Media Design: FoRM Associates Engineering: Gifford Text credits: FoRM Associates Photographs: McCoy Wynne,  Webbaviation, FoRM Associates    Quayside designed by London-based FoRM Associates in front of Imperial War…

Dallas Centre of the Performing Arts by REX / OMA (US)

(7 years ago)
Two renowned architectural practices, REX and OMA, have collaborated on this Dallas Centre of the Performing Arts, also known as Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which was completed in 2009. Realised as ‘flexible and multi-form while requiring minimal operational costs’, the 7700-square-meters 575-seat theatre can be easily transformed into a number of configurations including proscenium, thrust, and flat floor, [...]

Populous scraps plans for air conditioned stadium at 2022 Qatar World Cup

(7 years ago)
Dezeen Wire: sports architecture firm Populous claims that original plans to air condition a stadium they are designing for the 2022 Football World Cup are too expensive and “notoriously unsustainable” when used in desert environments – The IndependentPopulous director John Barrow says they are now considering other options for creating a comfortable climate inside the Sports City stadium and is encouraging the Qatari government to alter its building schedule to give new technologies time to develop.You can see our previous story on the 2012 London Olympic stadium, also by Populous, and all our stadium stories here.

Global Village Construction Set / Open Source Ecology

(7 years ago)
Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters working to complete a DIY Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) – “a modular, DIY, low-cost, open source, high-performance platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50…

Instabil Bar and Kommode

(7 years ago)
This Instabil (“unstable”) bar and storage unit from German design firm AntikKOMBO are made using antiques pieces together with new materials to give them a new dynamic. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Home [...]

Recession Chair by Tjep.

(7 years ago)
Dutch designers Tjep. have reduced part of a mass produced Ikea chair to a skeletal form to evoke the receding state of the global economy. (more…)

Funeral Parlor / TASH

(7 years ago)
Architects: TASH – Taller de Arquitectura Sánchez-Horneros Location: Toledo, Spain Project Team: Emilio Sánchez-Horneros, Antonio Sánchez-Horneros, Javier Rodríguez, Alberto di Nunzio, David Melar, Marta Zamanillo Structural Engineering: Eusebio Sánchez de Gracia Technical Engineering: Francisco Guadamillas Project Year: 2008 Project…

Biome Smart Terrarium by Samuel Wilkinson

(7 years ago)
An iPhone/iPad controlled flora terrarium by Samuel Wilkinson promotes 'digital downtime' by finding an alternative use for smartphones encouraging users to consider a slower life.

Oxygen by Dion Johnson

(7 years ago)

New UAL Campus / Stanton Williams

(7 years ago)
Architects: Stanton Williams Location: Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA Tenant: University of the ArtsLondon Completion Date: April 2011 Project Value: £200M (based on cost of land, building, fit-out and expansion incl. third floor) Photographs:  Hufton + Crow, John Sturrock…


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