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Weiss Manfredi Olympic Sculpture Park Seattle

22-03-2019

Weiss Manfredi Olympic Sculpture Park Seattle

Weiss Manfredi’s Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle is a perfect manifesto representing...

Mjøstårnet,the world’s tallest timber skyscraper

21-03-2019

Mjøstårnet,the world’s tallest timber skyscraper

Norway has set an important record for timber buildings: at 85.4 metres tall,...

Architecture and materials

Floornature is an international design and architecture portal with a focus on materials for contemporary architecture, exclusive interviews with great masters of international architecture and the most interesting new developments in the world of architecture.

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Elyaki, a new venue in Buenos Aires by Hitzig Militello Arquitectos

22-03-2019

Elyaki, a new venue in Buenos Aires by Hitzig Militello Arquitectos

The Argentine studio Hitzig Militello Arquitectos was commissioned for a project in one of their first projects in Buenos Aires, the Victoria Brown...

Katie Paterson, First There is a Mountain

21-03-2019

Katie Paterson, First There is a Mountain

First There is a Mountain is a new work by artist and activist Katie Paterson who uses a playful, participatory approach to connect with the general public and get them to explore the wonders of our planet - mountain ranges and it's all taking place on the United Kingdom's coastline...

The Architects Series - a documentary on: BIG - BJARKE INGLES GROUP

THE ARCHITECT SERIES

The Architects Series - a documentary on: BIG - BJARKE INGLES GROUP

To mark the opening of Design Week, the Iris Ceramica Group celebrates...

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Vrtical for democratic architecture: Tlaxco Artesan Market

Projects

Vrtical for democratic architecture: Tlaxco Artesan Market

Vrtical is a Mexican architectural practice which came up with an innovative urban development plan...

Brick, copper and timber make up Mecanoo’s Open Air Museum

Architectural Solutions

Brick, copper and timber make up Mecanoo’s Open Air Museum

Mecanoo’s Open Air Museum is a brick and timber building that invites visitors to discover the...

Maxi-slabs inspired by cements, resins and metals: Hi Lite by Iris Ceramica 

Ceramic Innovation

Maxi-slabs inspired by cements, resins and metals: Hi Lite by Iris Ceramica 

Iris Ceramica’s Hi Lite maxi-slabs are an Italian design solution perfect for underlining the...

Taller9s: Sant Sadurnì Cultural Centre, library and archive

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Taller9s: Sant Sadurnì Cultural Centre, library and archive

Taller 9s arquitectes designed Sant Sadurnì Cultural Centre, with a library and archive, in...

L’Hospice Djursland di C.F. Møller, rivestito in rovere

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L’Hospice Djursland di C.F. Møller, rivestito in rovere

C.F. Møller’s Djursland Hospice is a semi-circular building covered in oak wood, embracing...

Decorating and customising spaces: DYS technology on Fiandre ceramic slabs

Ceramic Innovation

Decorating and customising spaces: DYS technology on Fiandre ceramic slabs

DYS - Design Your Slab is an innovative complete on-demand decorating service for Fiandre ceramic...

Harquitectes: Civic centre in the former Cristalleries Planell, Barcelona

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Harquitectes: Civic centre in the former Cristalleries Planell, Barcelona

The former Cristalleries Planell artistic glassworks in Barcelona is now the home of a civic centre...

The concrete domes of JKMM’s Amos Rex in Helsinki

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The concrete domes of JKMM’s Amos Rex in Helsinki

The new underground museum near Amos Rex shopping centre designed by JKMM remodels the square using...

Porcelaingres outdoor surface coverings: stone, cement and wood effects

Ceramic Innovation

Porcelaingres outdoor surface coverings: stone, cement and wood effects

The Porcelaingres range of ceramic surfaces for residential and public open-air spaces is growing...

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Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray

Irish furniture designer and architect Eileen Gray (1878-1976) is considered a key figure in 20th century design for her influence in the Modernist movement. Born into a well-to-do family, Gray visited a number of different countries in her youth, including Italy, Switzerland and, above all, France, and particularly Paris during the 1900 World’s Fair. She then moved to London, where she was one of the first female pupils to be admitted to Slade School of Fine Arts (1901), before continuing her studies in Paris (1902-1905). Back in London, Gray worked for a furniture workshop in Soho. Dissatisfied with her designs, she focused on lacquering furniture, a discipline she perfected in Paris, working with the great Japanese master Sugawara for four years. She moved permanently to Paris (1907) and began applying her painting techniques to flat surfaces. She did not meet with great success at this early stage in her career, though some of ....

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20-03-2019

Francesco Venezia receives the Piranesi Prix de Rome for lifetime achievement

The Piranesi Prix de Rome for Lifetime Achievement was presented to Francesco Venezia at...

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19-03-2019

Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana wins the 2019 Young Architects Program

The project entered by the team Pedro & Juana under the guidance of architects Ana Paula...

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18-03-2019

Alessandro Melis is appointed curator of the Italian Pavilion in the Architecture Exhibition at Biennale di Venezia

Minister of Culture Alberto Bonisoli announced on March 8 that architect Alessandro Melis...

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