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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#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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