Friday, 12 October 2012
Tuesday, 9 October 2012
Riveting contribution of the Rotterdam based architect Noa Haim to the Madrid Architecture Week. Spaceship Heart, a structure made with folded cardboard polyhedrons, is one of the many possibilities in which you can combine the modules. Through her project Collective Paper Aesthetics, Haim explores spacial scenarios picking up on Buckminster Fuller's work. A smart project with a potentially high impact in public space.
Thursday, 20 September 2012
|Odoo House outdoor space|
The renewable energy sector officially lives in a time warp. The second edition of the European Solar Decathlon, on show in Madrid now, features 19 energy efficient houses that generate their own power. Disappointing though that they do so with superseded technologies. The competition, however, is a great initiative for raising awareness on the need to consume less natural resources and reduce waste generation, and the houses, designed by universities from around the globe, are a good example of efficient design.
Friday, 4 May 2012
There is something extraordinary about the store Sluiz in Santa Gertrudis that goes beyond the curated shopping experience. Initially, you'd be tempted to think that their hit is the charming combination of a singular space, funky products and a cool restaurant but on a closer look you realise that it is the wonderful arrangement of the products that makes this shop a unique one. Check it out yourself...