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Anzas Dance Studio

Stunning application of glass vinyl by Japanese Architect Yohimasa Tsutsumih creating an almost dream like atmosphere in this dance studio.

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Sonic Acts


Sonic Acts ‘The Poetics of Space is an annual event entirely dedicated to the exploration of space in performative and audiovisual art, film, music and architecture. It examines the importance of physical space in times of far-reaching technological developments, and the physical and psychological impact of spatial designs.

The exciting programme of events is running in Amsterdam from 25th – 28th February. The four densely filled days and nights will provide an extensive overview of recent works and experiments – spatial audio compositions, audiovisual installations and performances – and includes relevant historical examples and utopian ideals and dreams from the twentieth century.

Noon

Noon

Noon Studio is a collaboration between Taiani VincentGautier Pelegrin.

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Driftwood: The AA’s summer pavilion

The Architectural Association has unveiled its latest Summer Pavilion: designed by third year Danecia Sibingo, its undulating form now sits outside the AA in London’s Bedford Square.

This is the fourth year that the AA has challenged its students to create a temporary Summer Pavilion from sustainable timber – last year’s was a recent D&AD award-winner.

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Mercabarna-Flor Market

There is something very Paul Smith about this new building for the flower market Mercabarna-Flor, an innovative market for flower, plant and accessory wholesalers. The building is the creation of architects WMA.

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FLARE

I’m not going to tell you what FLARE is, instead please make the jump and view this marvelous Berlin based creation for yourself. Absolutely stunning.

Bastard Store / studiometrico

Another skateboard related post but I just couldn’t resist this! Italian architecture practice studiometrico have converted an old cinema in Milan, into the new  Bastard flagship store, which also includes a suspended bowl and offices. It’s interesting to see how the original form of the cinema helps to create such a unique space to work and play, living the dream! I’ve put a few more images up for your viewing pleasure other than that there is a really good article on Arch Daily about it.

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City of Jaca Hockey Arena

I am a impressed by the City of Jaca Hockey Arena created by Coll-Barreu Arquitectos.

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Sliding House – dRRM

This is truly amazing space. The brief was to create a space to grow food, entertain and enjoy the landscape. It is made up of three buildings which can be seperated by a huge sliding shell, creating combinations of enclosure, open-air living and framing of views according to it position.

Created by dRRM

PACO

Short on living space? Well, Jo Nagasaka & Sschemata Architecture Office Ltd could have the answer. PACO is white 3m x 3m x 3m cube which offers minimal space live in; it has a hammock, a table, a toilet and a shower.

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Urban Salon

Urban Salon were commissioned to create an extension building to house the Design and Technology department at Falmouth School. The brief followed what the kids asked for in their new building. Without the risk of sounding very old, “it wasn’t like that in my day!”.

Urban Salon have a great site too built by, Bureau for Visual Affairs.

Hotel Everland – Paris

Created by Swiss couple Sabina Lang and Daniel Baumann, the portable Everland Hotel is a ‘ Temporary ‘Art Installation you can sleep in,  installed on the roof of the Palais de Tokyo (Contemporary Art Museum of Paris) since October 2007 until March 2009. The client who rents the room have an unbelievable view of Paris and the Eiffel Tower.

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Tree Hotel

Check out this incredible concept by Tham & Videgard Hansson Arkitekter. This tree house/hotel room is lined with mirrored glass and almost vanishes at a glance from the outside, while granting the guest a 360 degree view from the inside. Awesome.

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House In Kohoku

Tokyo-based architects Torafu have designed this unique family home in Yokohama, Japan.

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