Invitation from FSB

FSB without Otl Aicher? Unthinkable! Our work with the designer and lateral thinker is still shaping our perceptions today. As a result, we are joining with Bulthaup to devote an entire evening to the co-founder of Ulm Art College on 8 July in London. We invite you to come along and find out more about Aicher and his influential work. Defining Identity. The Legacy ...

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Serpentine Pavilion 2019 by Junya Ishigamiby

The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019. Ishigami’s design takes inspiration from roofs, the most common architectural feature used around the world. The design of the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion is made by arranging slates to create a single canopy roof that appears to ...

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ESSENTIALS ARE INVISIBLE TO THE EYES

“For the conspicuous to draw attention, do they not require a contrast with the inconspicuous, which remains unseen? Aren’t inconspicuousness and simplicity just a form of reticence, with its own quiet and secret ways of drawing attention?” Philosopher Bernhard Waldenfels Perception of our environment takes place at the subconscious level. The outside world exerts an influence on the inner self, is filtered by individual ...

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HIDDEN – a photography project

At first glance, all is pink. Like a doll’s house, carefree and relaxed. Except for a small, metallic structure in one corner. The toilet bowl amidst the pink clouds reveals the actual purpose: a cell. A prison. Hidden here is the rage, the outburst, the act of violence that may have led to this place. Two glances further: wrinkled clods of earth on metal ...

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The London Festival of Architecture 2019

The London Festival of Architecture celebrates London as the global hub for architecture. The festival returns to the capital from 1-30 June 2019 with a diverse programme of public events across London exploring the theme of ‘boundaries’. From suburban semis with picket fences to mansions with their moats, the British have always used architecture to express their love of a good boundary: the rich ...

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#places – Dublin

  Architecture Until the late 1930s, only on Fitzwilliam Square there were inhabited Georgian houses left. All others were either empty or became company headquarters. However, some inhabitants of the capital sigh today about the failed construction boom after the Second World War, to which some Georgian-style houses have fallen victim to. After all, Grafton Architects, founded in 1978 by the two Irish women ...

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New: FSB RIBA-approved CPDs

FSB now has two RIBA Approved CPDs, the first is “Specifying High Performance Door Furniture Designs” and the second is “Specifying High Performance Door Furniture and Finishes”. FSB CPDs provide an overview of how a German company manufactures ironmongery, help architects and designers gain better understanding of what materials are available for door furniture and how the design industry meet EU standards. With this ...

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KEUCO Black Concept: Luxurious and incorruptible

Black finishes show the elegant, dark side of KEUCO bathroom design Black accents in bathroom design are modern and appear luxurious – they contribute to the bathroom with an incorruptible character. KEUCO offers a new finish in brushed-black where the furniture of EDITION 11 is concerned. The unobtrusive and rectilinear design of EDITION 11 furniture is characterized by an optic without handles. In addition ...

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#places – Lisbon

  Architecture If you travel by boat to the Tejo estuary, you will experience one of the most beautiful harbor entrances in Europe. Halfway between the ocean and the old town, the waterfront is transformed into a white wave: Behind the narrow window front hides the „Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT)“. With the unique tile facade of the museum, the architect Amanda ...

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#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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