T-box Concept by Qian Jiang & Ale Leonetti Luparini
Wind power is the conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy, such as using turbines to make electricity, mills for mechanical power, pumps for pumping water or drainage, or sails to propel ships. Wind energy, as an alternative to fossil fuels, is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, clean, produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation, and already represents about 2% of worldwide electricity usage. (mais…)
by Jiyoung Seo
“My shelves aim to invite the user to interact with its form. They utilize various ‘play signals’ that engage the user to touch, feels, and react to the object”, says Jiyoung Seo, a design student at HDK School of Design and Crafts in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The Catalyst is a little shelf with a flap of silicon to keep books in place. Furthermore, Jiyoung’s creation can also be used as a bookmark by slotting a book over the flap. (mais…)
Ausgebrannt by Kaspar Hamacher
German for “burnt out”, Ausgebrannt is the name of the project run by the Belgian designer, Kaspar Hamacher, who makes stools from wooden logs by setting them on fire. The main idea consists in stripping bark from the logs then burning away certain sections to create legs.
Hamacher’ stools were displayed on circular landings at the Biologiska museum in Stockholm as part of “20 Designers at Biologiska”. (mais…)
Italian Restaurant by Sotovikis
The so-called “Soho of Athens” – the district of Psirri – has a brand new and quite charming attraction. The elegant Il Buco is an Italian restaurant designed by the Athens-based, Sotovikis, and is located on the third floor of a neo-classical building.
Three separate spaces cluster around a cocktail bar. The whiteness of walls, ceilings and floors interact with strong black door frames, fine iron drapery bars and stylish light fixtures from Droog and Danish. Mismatched wood-frame chairs collected from the antique shops of the neighboring Monastirak give the restaurant a spontaneous and light climate. (mais…)
by Bunker Arquitectura
Esteban and Sebastián Suárez of Mexico City-based, BNKR Arquitectura, have definitely pleased God, the devoted and religious ones, and also the lovers of architecture with their recently finished project.
Located in the Mexican city of Acapulco, the Sunset Chapel – only 120 square meters in size – arises as this stunning home for reflections, contemplation and good thoughts. Its bare-concrete structure, the slatted walls and a glass cross that allows this warming lighting and atmosphere, gracefully interact with the surrounding nature. (mais…)