29 posts tagged Architecture in ALL BLOGS


Talking Interiors at the RCA: Konstantin Grcic

As part of the Talking Interiors lecture series promoted by the Interior Design department of the RCA, this week saw international design's fast-rising star Konstantin Grcic as the coveted guest speaker in front of a large audience of eager listeners, students and fellow design enthusiasts. A 1990 graduate of the prestigious RCA school, and one of the leading figures of the ...
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François Halard: Architecture at the Demisch Danant Gallery

Work from renowned and internationally admired French photographer François Halard is now on show with an extensive collection of photographs at the Demisch Danant Gallery in New York. The exhibition features a broad number of photographs spanning 20 years of his career, giving the viewer a precious glance into a few of the extraordinary architectural milestones of the 20th century that have never ...
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Marimekko for the Kids

With the launch of its latest kids collection, celebrated design company Marimekko, famed for its original prints and colors, opens a brand new store in Helsinki, entirely dedicated to the little ones. Located in Mikonkatu, in the heart of the Finnish capital, the 40 m2 store displays clothes, accessories, toys and interior decoration items for every age - with children and their favorite ...
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BERLIN: Mitte Generator Hostel

Looking for a budget-friendly yet on-trend place to stay when visiting Bread & Butter in Berlin next week? If so, Generator Mitte might just be the perfect option.
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What’s On January: The Festival of Imagination at Selfridges

To kick start the new year in good spirits, famed London department store, Selfridges is hosting a festival to explore the creative mind, and the ways imagination and wonder can enable innovative thought. "Imagination is the mother of originality, we encourage imagination in every way possible." Harry Gordon Selfridge  Called The Festival of Imagination, this impressive series of events, interactive talks and performances ...
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BEIJING: Green T. House Refreshed Space Opens

The beautiful and tranquil Green T. House in Beijing has relocated their stunning dining room into their Bath House Residency, refreshing and invigorating this award-winning space.
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World Architecture Festival: Australian Garden Wins World Landscape of the Year 2013

A botanical garden just outside of Melbourne in Australia has been awarded with the World Landscape of the Year title during this year’s World Architecture Festival in Singapore. The Australia Garden, designed by practice Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Paul Thompson, landscape designer and plant expert, features over “170,000 plants across 1700 species,” according to Dezeen, and takes inspiration from Australia’s vast, bio-diverse and mostly ...
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AMSTERDAM: The Barber Shop

Continuing the global trend for retro-inspired grooming locales for men, this stylish Amsterdam barbershop by Ard Hoksbergen Architect is a minimalist's dream come true. Sporting a understated interiors scheme mixing leather, concrete and copper with stunning results, at Barber Amsterdam you can choose from a variety of razor shaves and trims such as The Connery ‘the perfect head shave for ...
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LOS ANGELES: Never Built

Los Angeles is a sprawling city, filled with every type of building imaginable, but what if it were just a bit different? This is the premise behind the recently opened "Never Built: Los Angeles" at the Architecture & Design Museum, a fascinating exhibition focusing on building concepts that were never executed.
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What’s On New York: Step into the Light -

Here in New York, summer is in full swing, and there is no better way to escape the stifling heat of the city than with two exhibitions that will transport you to another dimension. Aten Reign (2013) by James Turrell - image courtesy the Guggenheim Museum On view at the Guggenheim is James Turrell's much-anticipated, first solo show in New York since 1980, ...
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What’s On: Leandro Erlich’s Dalston House at London Festival of Architecture

Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich’s latest work, Dalston House opens tomorrow in East London. Resembling the facades of Victorian terraced houses that once stood on the street, Dalston House is located on a vacant lot on Ashwin Street, becoming temporary neighbors to Café Oto and Dalston Roof Park. Known for creating three-dimensional optical illusions, Leandro Erlich has placed a facade horizontally on ...
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Next Nature: Silk Pavilion by MIT Media Lab

Merging the digital and natural worlds, MIT Media Lab’s latest project uses robotics and silkworms to create an enormous Silk Pavilion. The recently unveiled project investigates the interplay of nature and man-made technology to radically transform architectural designs and objects. Researchers analyzed the ways silk worms build cocoons, and used motion-tracking to create a digital model that could mimic the silkworms. A ...
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Nicholas Alan Cope – Architectural Photography

Stylesight’s Graphics Team takes a look at a series of works by American photographer Nicholas Alan Cope. L.A.-based photographer Nicholas Alan Cope focuses on architectural and still-life imagery. Employing a monochromatic palette, Cope creates stark, organic visuals. A bold use of natural light and negative space creates abstract scenes based on L.A. buildings. The following series of works come from the ...
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Toyo Ito awarded 2013 Pritzker Prize

Thomas J. Pritzker, chairman of The Hyatt Foundation which sponsors the prize, announced last week that the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize has been awarded to Japanese architect, Toyo Ito. Toyo Ito and the TOD's Omotesando Building, Tokyo - 2002-2004 The 71 year old architect is actually the sixth Japanese Laureate of the prestigious award, following into the steps of  the late Kenzo ...
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B & W Floralia by Studio Job for Viktor & Rolf F/W 13 Catwalk

Following the collaboration between Rem Koolhaas’ architecture firm OMA and Prada for its F/W 13 menswear collection, Studio Job took its turn to partner with Viktor & Rolf for the womenswear show last week in Paris. In the past few years, runway design has become more and more determined by the impact and visual memory of fashion shows, entailing the involvement ...
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