Articles tagged Aluminium

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When the mission is to make the outdoors a year-round attraction

Bologna – Italian outdoor living designers extend lifestyle from the inside out with a new covering structure.

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How avant-garde can aluminium get in interior design? Very, actually

Montblanc, Spain – For nearly 100 years, Spanish company Kriskadecor has been challenging designers and architects to test out the diverse uses of its aluminium chain. 

Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, THEVERYMANY. Photo NAARO
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Marc Fornes equates a minimal structure to maximum fun

ASTANA – Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, from THEVERYMANY, defies gravity and leaves us contemplating and dreaming.

INET School by AZC and MSA. Photo Sergio Grazia
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INET School by AZC and Michel Spitz shows off its smooth curves

STRASBOURG – Two seamless and smooth volumes are stacked one on top of the other, distinguishing themselves as a public mixed-use building at the corner of a busy crossroad.

Tower of Power by Göbl Architektur. Photos Bruno Klomfar
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Göbl Architektur installs a self-sufficient power source for electric vehicles

VIENNA – The Tower of Power is a direct consequence of contemporary society's increased interest in electric vehicles.

Offices by Brenac & Gonzalez. Photos Sergio Grazia / Stefan Tuchila
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Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés personifies three urban objects with a strong identity

PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.

Megalithic Museum by CVDB Arquitectos. Photos Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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CVDB repurposes a train station as a home for stones

MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.

Caixaforum Seville by Vázquez Consuegra. Photos Jesus Granada
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Two worlds inspire Vázquez Consuegra's subterranean cultural centre

SEVILLE – In March 2017, Seville became the eighth Spanish city to inaugurate a Caixaforum. The project repurposes a space that previously existed as a subterranean car park.

15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign
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Metaform coils 15 residential units around a curve on a slope

LUXEMBOURG CITY – No sane architect has grand dreams of building on a curved site with an aggressively-steep topography.

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium
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Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium

The versatility of this sheet material is what makes it an excellent way to kick-start the Mark A-to-Z, with five projects that incorporate aluminium into their design.

Experimentarium by CEBRA. Photos Adam Mørk
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CEBRA’s lavish copper staircase is a beacon for sparking curiosity

HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.

Under Magnitude by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY. Photos THE VERYMANY
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Marc Fornes' structural stripes demonstrate the strength of wafer thin materials

ORLANDO – Marc Fornes talks to Mark about how the design for Under Magnitude evolved from his past research and why strength relies on geometry, not in materials.