#places – Budapest

    Hidden places: The Bar „Szimpla Kert“ in the jewish neighborhood is inviting its guests for tasty drink  with underground ambience. Hidden spaces, furniture made out of  waste or recycled materials, graffitis on the walls as well as a spacious courtyard create a very special charm and a unique atmosphere, because there is something to discover everywhere. In Budapest the so called „ruinbars“ ...

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#places – Copenhagen

  Architecture: Cirkelbroen bridge crosses the Christianshavn canal in Copenhagen. The curved circular bridge is an idea of the Danish artist Olafur Elíasson, who was inspired by Icelandic fishing boats. The playful, 40-meter-long transition connects the Christiansbo district with the Applebys Plads. It consists of five differently sized and irregularly connected circular platforms. Each of these platforms is supported by a single mast. A ...

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Exhibition: A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing

A collaborative display by the V&A+RIBA Architecture Partnership. The challenge of providing housing for all is one that has faced governments and architects for over a century. This display presents six innovative projects from the collections of the RIBA and the Victoria and Albert Museum, each demonstrating a unique experiment in social housing design. A Home for All will place the current thinking around ...

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EDITION 90 – Superbly designed KEUCO bathroom worlds

Freedom of pure forms Circle meets square: EDITION 90 from KEUCO merges the round with the square in an opulent symphony of form, marked by a conscious use of materials. The clarity of the design language found in the 90 degree angle is reflected consistently throughout the entire collection of bathroom elements – from fittings and accessories to washbasin, furniture and light mirrors. Developed ...

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#places – Berlin

  Hidden place: Customers sit on cushions at flat tables between hand-carved sandalwood columns. The faithful interior of the Tajik tearoom was exhibited in 1974 at the Leipzig Trade Fair in the Soviet Pavilion. Subsequently the ensemble was donated to the Society for German-Soviet Friendship and installed in the Palais am Festungsgraben from 1979-1999. Due to renovations within the palace, it was closed in ...

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Exhibition: David Adjaye: Making Memory

The form that monuments take and the way that they are used is constantly changing. Monuments are a record of who we are in the world and what we have done. They are deeply ingrained in our psyche as a way of memorialising our triumphs and failures. Through this exhibition, celebrated architect Sir David Adjaye OBE presents a new architectural narrative for the monument ...

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KEUCO IXMO_solo thermostat: Absolute reduction to essentials

The sensation for the shower Minimalism means eliminating the unnecessary. Minimalism in the shower means, IXMO_solo. Thanks to innovative technology the fitting uniquely combines thermostat, stop valve, and a wall outlet for the shower hose, all functions in only one module. Operating it is easy and can be grasped intuitively. The water flow is regulated at the front, the temperature at the back, and ...

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One style – different functions

Holistic design is one of the great challenges for every planner/architect. It includes evaluating materialities, external appearance, the relationship between space and environment as well as the demands on the individual functional units and rooms. A deliberately chosen homogeneity of individual design objects is as often desired as it is sought in vain. The three German brands FSB, Gira and KEUCO joined forces 20 ...

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Exhibition: Invisible Landscapes

Explore how virtual-reality technologies will transform how we design, look at, and interact with the world around us. Since the 1970s, when the first virtual-reality technologies started being used for medical, military, industry and entertainment purposes, architects have speculated about the possibilities that working with these technologies could bring to architecture. Today, virtual, augmented and mixed reality are blurring the boundaries between the physical ...

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Biennale Arte 2019

The 58th International Art Exhibition, titled May You Live In Interesting Times, will take place from 11 May to 24 November 2019 (Pre-opening on 8, 9, 10 May). The title is a phrase of English invention that has long been mistakenly cited as an ancient Chinese curse that invokes periods of uncertainty, crisis and turmoil; „interesting times“, exactly as the ones we live in ...

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