Design archive for 2015-02-25

Glazed pavilions form a community centre in the grounds of an old Flemish church

(3 years ago)
These two glass and steel pavilions erected by architecture collective De Kort Van Schaik Van Noten in the gardens of a disused presbytery form a community hall and youth club for a Belgian village (+ slideshow). (more…)

McLaren unveils 675LT supercar for the race track and the road

(3 years ago)
British supercar brand McLaren has released images of its track-focused yet road-legal 675LT that will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week (+ slideshow). (more…)

A Wall Lamp Made From a Sheet of Paper

(3 years ago)
A simple piece of sliced poster paper can instantly become a cool wall lamp.

Video reveals trial of smoke ring-blowing chimney for BIG's Copenhagen power plant

(3 years ago)
News: as construction of BIG's Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant continues in Copenhagen, a video has surfaced showing a successful trial for the building's smoke ring-blowing chimney (+ movie). (more…)

A Villa in Denmark Located on the Edge of a Forest

(3 years ago)
A family-friendly villa situated on a tree-lined plot of land in Denmark.

Peter Boutakis' Helix bicycle folds down to the size of its wheels

(3 years ago)
Canadian designer Peter Boutakis claims to have created the world's smallest folding bike, which packs down to the size of its wheels (+ movie). (more…)

Edgy: Hexagonal Wall Tiles for KAZA Concrete

(3 years ago)
Concrete wall tiles that will punch up any wall surface and can even function as wall art.

"Stop all public funding" for arts schools says Patrik Schumacher

(3 years ago)
News: Zaha Hadid Architects director Patrik Schumacher has called for the abolition of state-funded arts schools, branding them "an indefensible anachronism". (more…)

Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 finalists announced

(3 years ago)
News: a concert hall with a spiky roof in Poland and a terracotta winery buried beneath an Italian vineyard are among the five finalists in the running for the European Union's 2015 architecture prize – the Mies van der Rohe Award (+ slideshow). (more…)

Over 70 designs unveiled for another new bridge across London's River Thames

(3 years ago)
News: waterfalls, rainbow-coloured latticework and bright red cycle lanes feature among proposals for a new bridge across London's River Thames to rival Thomas Heatherwick's Garden Bridge (+ slideshow). (more…)

Hella Jongerius calls for "new holistic approach to design"

(3 years ago)
Design Indaba 2015: the design industry has lost touch with its social and cultural values and is producing "too much shit design", according to Hella Jongerius. (more…)

Gort Scott adds timber-framed extension to 19th century Victoria Park house

(3 years ago)
This extension to a Victorian house in London features a decorative wooden ceiling, exposed brickwork and a dining space that opens out to a garden filled with bushy plants (+ slideshow). (more…)


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