Articles tagged Concrete

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At a Brazilian mall, a lifestyle shop lets the breeze block be

Rio de Janeiro – Terra e Tuma, a Sao Paulo-based architectural studio, responded to Oficina Itsu’s retail limitations with a smart, concrete use of time and materials.

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Fashion retailer Ssense designs with data to go from digital to physical

Montreal – Ssense’s flagship store, designed by David Chipperfield, applies over a decade’s worth of lessons learned both online and off.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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Want to feel like a Bond villain? This Tyrolese installation could do the trick

Sölden, Austria – For fans of the 007 films, architect Johann Obermoser has created a public lair and an exhibition fit for a Bond character.

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The Fantoni Campus recalibrates to embrace change

Osoppo, Italy – The Fantoni campus has been prepared to flex since 1972 thanks to Valle Architecti Associati. 

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Why grey concrete is David Chipperfield’s contribution to physical retail

Montreal – In today’s fast-paced world of flexible design, David Chipperfield makes online retailer Ssense commit to concrete and stainless steel.

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The ongoing gentrification of Miami walks a runway of colour

Miami – In a study of colour and shape, the Antidote store design by Atelier de Yavorsky brings the city’s development inside.

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Lucas y Hernández-Gil makes concrete futuristic in Casaplata

Seville, Spain – For a restaurant in the historical centre of the Andalusian capital, Lucas y Hernández-Gil develops an anti-historical style.

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Filling Pieces takes Paris Fashion Week exhibition from runway to retail

PARIS – Frame speaks to Flip Ziedses Des Plantes, whose exhibition design for Filling Pieces is now overtaking the footwear brand’s retail presence around the world.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Villa X by Barcode Architects. Photo by Christian van der Kooy
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Villa X by Barcode Architects marks the spot

BRABANT – Barcode Architects brings simplicity, material quality, and a contemporary appearance to a villa in Brabant, the Netherlands.

Building M by META. Photo Filip Dujardin
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Concave concrete columns characterize META’s Building M

ANTWERP – The Belgian university building houses classrooms and a research centre for the rehabilitation sciences programme.

People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen
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Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …

Conservatoire by Jakob+MacFarlane. Photo Judith Bormand.
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Jakob+MacFarlane coordinates a love triangle between dance, music and architecture

NOISY-LE-SEC – The Conservatoire, in the vicinity of the media centre and the theatre, opens up to the city centre and starts a dialogue about the cultural future of the area.