Reloj chroncentric | nick Lendon

El reloj de pulsera ‘chroncentric’, desarrollado por el diseñador industrial británico nick lendon, proporciona el tiempo tanto en analógico y una maqueta digital, la utilización de manillas convencionales junto con tres discos independientes que giran en forma independiente cada uno para representar los dígitos de la hora. ‘chroncentric’ ha sido preseleccionado en la competencia internacional […] Continue reading

Estanterías Smartsquare | Pietro Russomanno

Smartsquare diseñado por Pietro Russomanno es una solución sencilla, hermosa y personalizable deestantería hecha de madera contrachapada (y genio puro) que lleva la modularidad al siguiente nivel. Cada módulo cuadrado se puede conectar a través del lado de las ranuras que permiten la creación de composiciones únicas que se pueden adaptar a cualquier espacio de […] Continue reading

apbcOffices / Asylum

Architects: Asylum
Location: The Pavilion Tower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Creative Director: Chris Lee
Design Director: Cara Ang
Interior Designer: Dymitr Malcew
Area: 10,473 square feet
Year of completion: 2011
Photographs: Justin K. Cheng Redefining the conventional office… Continue reading

CTBUH Debuts their Skyscraper Resource Site

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat ( CTBUH) has launched The Skyscraper Center – a comprehensive resource for data and information on all buildings taller than 200 meters, whether they are completed or currently being developed. Detailed… Continue reading

Fallingwater accepting applications for residency programs

Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece, is accepting applications for summer 2012 onsite residency programs for students and educators. The one-week programs will include sessions for high school students at two different skill levels, and one program for K-12 teachers.

The Plan to Dam the Hudson and Connect Manhattan to New Jersey

Back on terra firma, we’ve come across old plans for right here in New York that are nearly as ambitious as building an elevator to space or constructing your own Death Star. As we learned from Gothamist, engineer Norman Sper’s 1934 proposal to dam and fill the Hudson River would have connected Manhattan to New Continue reading

Pratt Institute Student Wins 2012 Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship

Tina Uznanski, a student in the interior design program at the Pratt Institute, has recently been announced as winner of the 2012 Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship competition. Along with this award, Tina will receive an academic scholarship and a summer 2012 internship with Gensler’s London office.

Deck Over A Roman Site / Amann-Canovas-Mauri

Architects: Amann-Canovas-Mauri  – Atxu Amann, Andrés Cánovas, Nicolás Maruri.
Location: Parque Del Monlinete, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain
Completion: 2011
Design Team: Nacho Álvarez-Monteserín, Javier Gutiérrez, Ana López, Pablo Sigüenza, José López
Client: Cartagena Puerto de Culturas
Budget: 977.719€
Photographs: DavidContinue reading

The Economics Behind The Death Star

Given the current rate of innovation and progress in construction (and design) technologies, we tend to assume that anything can be built. Think up any ridiculous shape or size you’d like for a building, and if there is a rising economy of plutocrats willing to pay for it, a totalitarian state to muscle it past Continue reading

De Beers LA / Antonio Citterio and Partners

Architects: Antonio Citterio And Partners
Location: Beverly Hills, USA
Client: De Beers
Year: 2005
Area: 350 sqm
Purpose: Jewellery Store
Photographs: Simone Barberis The guiding considerations in the project were the capacity of diamonds to generate extraordinary… Continue reading