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29.10.08  the corner

Presented at The Uninhabitable Space exhibition in Valencia, "Punished to the Corner!" Storage is a concept devised by designer Cristina Toledo. An object that complements the architectural support that hosts.

27.10.08  Bloomframe, window or balcony

On the occasion of the show Equip'Baie 2008, the manufacturer unveils Bloomframe Kawneer, a concept convertible balcony window. Surprising and unconventional.

24.10.08  Mini-mall

In Japan, the architect Akihisa Hirata takes advantage of the interstitial spaces of the urban Tokyo and there develops a pocket mall. An original and innovative typology.

22.10.08  Moos, between health and furniture

Moss line blurs the boundaries between currents sanitaryware and bathroom furniture. Here the furniture disappears, sinks, basins and bidets are extended, connected to each other by small complementary pieces that serve as shelves, brackets or towel.

20.10.08  Space and light

In his light installation "Chromointerference Mechanics", the Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez dissolves space and architecture in the light. And the visitor loses its bearings.

17.10.08  M-Velope transformable structure

Between art and architecture work, the artist and designer Michael Jantzen has created M-Velope, a small pavilion to be transformed architecture. Here no complex manipulation is required, the user deforms the envelope and space according to your desires, just as he would move his furniture in its interior.

15.10.08  A lamp powered by batteries

Illuminating the streets with our batteries, this is what the Energy Seed offers developed by designers and Park Sung Woo Kim Sunhee. Waste collection and energy optimization, their new concept of urban luminaire made double blow.

13.10.08  Make like a bird

Designed by Gerard Moline and produced by Droog Design, the Nest House is a shelter suspended in trees. A project that is of slight and ephemeral in its context.

10.10.08  Wall reminder

The designer Duncan Wilson proposes a multilayer and precut wallpaper. Composed of a multitude of post-it to be stripped one by one, the coating becomes writing medium and turns over its use.

09.10.08  The city as playground

Between urban art installation and video game, Pong-Ampel invites passersby to share part until the light turns green. An original and fun way to animate the city and promote interaction and dialogue between citizens.

08.10.08  Plug and Live System architecture recycling

While others recycle containers, Argentine architecture firm A77 reuses old boxes of wood to shape prototypes of modular housing, light and ephemeral. A low-tech approach, sustainable and flirting with original art and design.

07.10.08  Cersaie 2008: ceramic tile in 3D

International forum of manufacturers and designers of ceramic tiles, the Cersaie has just closed its doors. This year, a trend continues: the tile leaves his flat smooth surface to thicken and texture in 3 dimensions.

06.10.08  Smallville, the Tilt-Shift effect

Fashionable trend in the field of architectural photography, the Tilt-Shift effect is giving the illusion that real urban or architectural scenes are miniature models. Amazing results. One method to discover.

03.10.08  How to park his bike in New York

In recent days, the prototypes of the design competition Cirtyracks line the sidewalks of New York. The opportunity for passersby to discover the in situ terminal on which they hang their bikes soon. A repertoire of forms and practices that will surely inspire many designers and architects shaping urban space.