Rotterdam based studio Donis's winning design in a competition for a temporary landmark in the city to celebrate London 2012. This 100 metre-tall glass elevator will be installed near Aldgate for January 2012.
The mineral fibre facade boards Rockpanel Chameleon are combined with a crystal layer underneath a high-gloss coating. Depending on the colour of the base coat, the crystal layers refract light into a range of different colours.
Candle Light is a interactive project by Niu Miao and Nicholas Hanna. The sensor design allows for an extremely fast reaction time to changes in light from the candle and a fluid interactive experience. (See the video)
Fashion label AF Vandevorst has teamed up with Hoet Bekaert Gallery to launch ‘Gustav’ – a pop-up store to fashion, furniture, jewellery and ART. The place is located in the Belgian seaside resort of Knokke-Heist.
The Oakland Museum of California was introduced as a radical, modern, and green concept. A major renovation is underway to enhance the extraordinary vision of this 40 year old urban park and cultural complex.
"It’s a surreal scene: a hyper-modern housing development in the middle of nowhere that answers some of New Orleans’s oldest building challenges even as it clashes with the city’s traditional patina." - GOOD on the MIR project.
A Vinothek is a store for selling and tasting wine. The 900 years old Vinothek in Wuerzburg was renovated by Breunig architects. Their concept focuses on all elements which are necessary for good wine: water, soil, sun, plants and man.
Villa Mecklin is the perfect weekend retreat in the Finnish archipelago. With a stylish, wood clad, minimalist interior and sunken fire pit - this is Modern Residential Design that blends and ages into its surroundings.
Australia-based Urban Art Projects (UAP) has completed the 5000sqm kinetic facade design for the Brisbane’s Domestic Terminal Car Park. It is expected to become a memorable icon for the city of Brisbane.
The idea of the designer Armin Fischer was to create a mix of hotel and hostel. The result is Superbude (Supershack) a budget-hostel in Hamburg with funny design elements like coat-hangers made of plumber's helpers.