Posts Tagged ‘materials’

Practicing teaching experiment by CAFAarchStudio10, Beijing – China

July 24th, 2017

The subject requires each student to create a small structure with envelope enclosure from concept design to construction, so as to achieve true experience of the three aspects as scale, material and use through the whole process, creating space by the way of structure; expressing structure by materials and nodes; and creating a space atmosphere to achieve physical body perception.

Theia creative tiles

July 24th, 2017

Theia offers a continuously growing collection of Portuguese handmade ceramic tiles suitable for covering surfaces, allowing for endless possibilities when it comes to lending personality, history and meaning to any space.

CASUALIS Footwear store by Manuel García Asociados, San Javier – Spain

July 17th, 2017

On one hand, materials of industrial aspect have been used in an effort to give the store an eclectic atmosphere. In this way, the columns are naked of busted concrete; the ceilings are solved with a cooperating plate which is above the lighting rails; and translucent polycarbonates and a metallic net are used to solve the closure with the warehouse.

Ammos restaurant beach bar by Gruppo Decorativo, Kyparissia – Greece

July 12th, 2017

The main goal was to harmonize construction with nature. Therefore, the materials and colors had to be in accordance with the local environment. Natural wood, rope and fabrics were some of the materials that we chose for this project.

Buoono food hall by Giancarlo Volpini, Verona – Italy

July 11th, 2017

Campos Barangaroo coffee kiosk by Woods Bagot, Sydney – Australia

July 11th, 2017

The design itself references the geometric grid on the base building’s facade, Woods Bagot wanted to instill a sense of purity and simplicity of form which in turn, manifests into a brass frame likened to a sculptural installation.

Gaggenau Showroom by einszu33, Chicago – Illinois

July 10th, 2017

The new space provides an extraordinary blueprint for a showroom, its 20-foot ceiling height creates a cube-like dynamic with a 3D feel. Natural light flows into the showroom through a vast expanse of glass that forms an entire wall and offers panoramic views of the Chicago River.

Lunapark coffee table by Alessandro Zambelli for Secondome

July 10th, 2017

Thanks to its special production technique, Lunapark’s glass flows into curves which define the table’s shape and, like poured sugar, contains tiny air bubbles which make the surface unexpectedly soft and velvety.

Hyatt Regency Amsterdam with Hakwood flooring, Amsterdam – Netherlands

July 2nd, 2017

The bespoke Hakwood herringbone pattern graces the floor of the lobby and is mirrored along the ceiling, embracing the bar between the dynamic patterned wooden finishes. A living green wall with tropical plants connects the entrance to the patio in the rear, blurring the distinction between the inside and outside spaces.

Cross-Sheaffer pen store by David Adcock and Sean Revell, Swindon – UK

June 26th, 2017

Much of the products are presented as self-service items with more premium pens and gifts displayed under glass. Materials were selected to remain functional and to provide a neutral background to the product whilst clearly linking to the strong brand colours of Black and Yellow.

LET’s RIDE Lafayette by DAS-studio, Paris – France

June 26th, 2017

The same brass is used for the lights that are custom made to fit the space and within shelfs and counter top of the lobby. Concrete for which DAS-studio has a particular affection, was used to cast the front desk.

Modiz Condo Sales Office by PODesign, Phahonyothin Rd – Thailand

June 19th, 2017

Façade design emphasizes on the North-east side, which is the main approach of building. The inner skin is composed of steel structure and glazing while the outer skin consists of the lace oblique panel on steel frame. The outer skin is positioned away from inner skin, creating a semi-exterior space.

DongZhuang-Building Museum of Western Regions by Xinjiang Wind, Tuoli Township – China

June 19th, 2017

The principles and methods of traditional technologies for cavity walls, ramming earth, sun-dried mud bricks and laying stones are adopted to construct a simple, reliable and durable building. The texture of materials is highlighted on the building’s surface to obtain a “natural” completeness of a non-specific space.

Mr. Sammi bistro bar by De Horeca Fabriek, Roermond – Netherlands

June 16th, 2017

When you enter their unique place you see a mix of materials with an eye for industrial, brass, marble, banana sheet wallpaper, steel and leather combined with velvet armchairs, bistro chairs and warm lamps make the ambience of the space intimate, cozy and exuberant at the same time.

EchoStar by Woven Image and Kirei

June 15th, 2017

The single or linked units are available in five colors, including white, ivory, speckled gray, gray and charcoal. The diamond facets deflect sound waves while the EchoPanel surface absorbs sound, reducing echo and controlling noise.

Fosun Foundation cultural centre by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio,Shanghai – China

June 12th, 2017

Inspired by traditional Chinese theatres, the three-storey building features a curtain-like facade of bronze tubes. These tubes hang in three layers, creating semi-transparent screens in front of windows and balconies.

F&M Retail – Premiere at EuroShop 2017 by Simple, Düsseldorf – Germany

May 15th, 2017

F&M Retail’s architecture at EuroShop stands out with its surface diversity and combination of materials and perspectives. Surfaces such as concrete, rubber granules, solid wood along with the corporate colours create a three-dimensional collage of materials.

Effebi stand at Euroshop 2017 by Effebi & Studio_ A+D, Düsseldorf – Germany

May 8th, 2017

The main external wall, made up of 70 white ribs, recreates the metaphoric image of the rib cage that gives breath and an outside view of the beauty and originality of the surrounding, involving space, designed to surprise and amaze.

Caramel boutique by centdegrés, Kiev – Ukraine

April 28th, 2017

Flowers, stripes, checks, uni-shade and Scottish gingham: each new collection presents dashing and mischievous pieces in every color and shape.

ŌYANE porcelain shop and gallery by DO.DO., Hasami-cho – Japan

March 20th, 2017

A roofed-patio with restroom was placed on the outside where markets and workshops can take place to promote the porcelain. Remnants of the porcelain artistry can be seen throughout the structure.