Landpeel: The Flexible Life Mat

Landpeel is great innovative floor mat system that enables users to adapt the floor to their specific interior needs. The Landpeel is more than a floor mat — it’s a modular system that can be transformed into chairs, tables and workstations by the simple act of lifting the panels. The idea of the Japanese designer…

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Apartment Building Gets Farm-To-Table Food Service

A real estate developer in New York City sees a new business opportunity in exclusive farm-to-table food deliveries for residents. PSFK explains this project was initiated in order to stimulate a more healthy lifestyle among urban dwellers. The Albanese organization, a NYC-based real estate developer, decided to start this business in three buildings located in Battery…

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This Is Not An Architecture Theme Park

Did you ever sleep in a hotel with an architecture bookstore on your floor? In Marseille that’s possible. We stayed at Hotel Le Corbusier, to be found in Le Corbusier’s famous building Unité d’Habitation. The hotel on the third floor of the building is combined with apartments on the other floors. It’s a great design hotel…

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Hong Kong's Transformable 24 Room Apartment

Architect Gary Chang is one of the approximately 7 million Hong Kong inhabitants living in a small 30 square meters apartment behind one of the concrete facades of a recognizable Hong Kong skyscraper. While many Hong Kong inhabitants more or less share the way they furnish their shoebox apartments (as seen in Michael Wolf’s photo…

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Karel Appel House Opens In Amsterdam

It took us two years, but it’s here. Yesterday the Karel Appel House opened its doors in the east of Amsterdam. The Karel Appel House is a mixed-use housing and art project developed by housing association De Key with our collaboration and advice. It’s a tribute to the famous avant-garde CoBrA painter Karel Appel who was born in the Dapperbuurt and started his tremendous international painting career there. He passed away in 2006.

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