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Vote for us in the JDR Industry Blogger Awards

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Vote for us in the JDR Industry Blogger Awards

We’re up for an award! The best architecture blog award, in the 3rd annual JDR Industry Blogger Awards, to be exact. There are only a few days left to vote, and if you haven’t voted yet, we’d sure appreciate it. Only if you have a moment!

Hazelwood School, Glasgow, by Alan Dunlop Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Hazelwood School, Glasgow, by Alan Dunlop Architects

Alan Dunlop is one of the UK’s leading architects and a respected educator, currently Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture. Widely published in the architectural press and international broadsheets, he is an established commentator on Architecture, Urban Design and Social Issues. Creating evocative architecture is — Continue reading

Kieran Timberlake – Loblolly House

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Kieran Timberlake – Loblolly House

Kieran Timberlake won the 2010 Copper-Hewitt National Design Award. A small firm based in Philadelphia, their work captures the organic way in which the best architecture develops from initial concept.  Taking inspiration from the site conditions, this house is “about the trees within the trees”. The work is deep and — Continue reading

The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

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The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

Happy Monday – Blog2Modern Readers, I haven't had a chance to post an entry in a while, due to the fact that I am currently in Columbus, Ohio at the Wexner Center for the Arts (!!!)  I was invited (in August) to do a large-scale solo installation in the lobby — Continue reading

Tokujin Yoshioka

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Tokujin Yoshioka

  The complete work of Tokujin Yoshioka, one of the most innovative designers working today. Based in Tokyo, Tokujin Yoshioka has built a career using unconventional materials to create objects and spaces. Often employing paper and glass, as well as unusual elements, such as plastic drinking straws, his studio‚Äôs work — Continue reading

Bridget Riley – A study in movement and color

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Bridget Riley – A study in movement and color

When I think about Art that I love, the list is long and always getting longer. There is no shortage of great artwork in studios, galleries, museums, public places, and private homes. The internet allows us to take a guest visit into somewhere else with the ability to look privately. — Continue reading

Iconic Washing-up Bowl

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Iconic Washing-up Bowl

  It´s an entirely new way to clean your dishes. The shape of the Washing-up Bowl changes according to what you put in it.   www.normann-copenhagen.com

NYC Hoop Rack

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NYC Hoop Rack

A simple circle, resting on the ground with a bar bisecting it. That concept, called “Hoop” — the brainchild of Ian Mahaffy and Maarten De Greeve, designers based in Copenhagen — is the winner of the CityRacks Design Competition and will be used as the new standard bicycle rack installed on — Continue reading

Nature Inspired Dishware

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Nature Inspired Dishware

Nao Tamura, who won the I Salone Satellite Award during Milan design week 2010, created these super cute leaf like serving dishes. The plates, called Seasons, were created from silica sand, are flexible, dishwasher and microwave safe. See her website here.

Sliding House by dRMM Architects, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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Sliding House by dRMM Architects, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Sliding House is a very interesting project by dRMM Architects. A new self-build house with guest annexe and a garage, designed for a rural site in Suffolk, East Anglia – a smallholding formerly characterised by bungalow, outbuildings and caravan arranged casually under a big sky.   The stringent local Planning — Continue reading

NSW Sport & Recreation Centre, Berry, Australia, by Allen Jack + Cottier Architects

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NSW Sport & Recreation Centre, Berry, Australia, by Allen Jack + Cottier Architects

  The NSW Sport and Recreation Centre at Berry in Southern New South Wales, designed by Allen Jack + Cottier Architects, comprises of a collection of institutional buildings which cater to school and community groups, families and the corporate sector. Facilities include a heated swimming pool, tennis courts, a multipurpose — Continue reading

The Traveling Fireplace

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The Traveling Fireplace

This seems to be the perfect concept.  It is a fireplace with a handle that can be transported in and around your home.  It is called The Travelmate portable fireplace by Conmoto.  So sleek and simple, weighing only 55 lbs., and easily ignited.  All you have to do is remove — Continue reading

Restaurant Tusen, Ramundberget, Sweden by Murman Arkitekter

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Restaurant Tusen, Ramundberget, Sweden by Murman Arkitekter

Murman Arkitekter, on of the leading architecture practices in Sweden, designed this unique restaurant in a ski resort. The restaurant is situated in Ramundberget on a small hill where the tree line meets the mountains. The building finds its place between slow growing birch trees, brooks and rocks. A location — Continue reading

Bodegas Protos winery by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Valladolid, Spain

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Bodegas Protos winery by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Valladolid, Spain

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners was commissioned to design a new winery facility for Bodegas Protos, a long-established firm of wine-growers producing Ribera del Duero wine. The new building, which presents a modern reinterpretation of traditional winery construction, is located at Peñafiel, a small village near Valladolid in Castille, northern — Continue reading

Salão Design Movelsul

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Salão Design Movelsul

One of the biggest Brazilian furniture fairs, Movelsul, also has a design contest, and they finally announced the winners. Check them out here! I`ve selected a couple of images so you can have a preview…    

Modern Medals

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Modern Medals

The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Medals are a one of a kind modern piece of art.  They are just under 4" in diameter and weigh between 1.10 and 1.26 lbs. These medals are some of the heaviest ever designed. Each undulating (not flat) form includes unique Aboriginal artworks.  Here are just a — Continue reading

Unilever House by Behnisch Architekten, Hamburg, Germany

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Unilever House by Behnisch Architekten, Hamburg, Germany

Unileverhaus, the new headquarters for the Unilever Germany Company, designed by Behnisch Architekten, is situated in a prominent location in Hamburg’s HafenCity, one of the most dynamic new urban developments in Europe. Directly on the banks of the Elbe River and close to the Elbphilharmonie, the building marks the end — Continue reading

Emergency Terminal, Zagreb, Croatia, by Produkcija 004

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Emergency Terminal, Zagreb, Croatia, by Produkcija 004

This project of Produkcija 004’s architectural team from Zagreb, headed by Davor Katušic, won first prize in the local 2004 public architecture competition. This multi-purpose building at the intersection of Heinzelova and Radnicka Streets easily measures up to the high criteria of contemporary architecture. The institution, approximately 14,000 m2 in — Continue reading

The Met, by WOHA Architects, Bangkok, Thailand

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The Met, by WOHA Architects, Bangkok, Thailand

This high-rise residential project, designed by WOHA architects of Singapore, investigate the opportunities for high-rise living in the tropics. The design won a MIPIM future project award, and is now completed. Rather than adopting models developed in temperate countries, with a strong separation of interior and exterior, this project explores how aspects — Continue reading

The Pearl Academy of Fashion at Jaipur, India by Morphogenesis

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The Pearl Academy of Fashion at Jaipur, India by Morphogenesis

One of the crucial issues in contemporary India is that rapid development has inadvertently embraced generic modernism and eccentric novelty. The real task that challenges architects today, is to infuse new forms with the legacy of the past and the spirit of place. Jaipur is a melting pot of Rajput, — Continue reading