Dezeen reports about the semi-translucent bar that designers Diogo Aguiar and Teresa Otto have built for a competition of the Universidade do Porto in Portugal. The 4.7 meter high bar consists of 420 IKEA storage boxes fixed on a metal frame. At night the boxes are illuminated by LED lights inside responding to the music being played. The boxes vary in size so that each box is giving a different brightness according to its depth. The modular white cube was built in one week with help of the students in Parque da Cidade, Porto. By opening one of the walls the cube transforms into a bar.
On this blog we’re looking for an interpretation of the Erotic City. Within this third post regarding that topic, we freely interpretate the public installation shown above. Rotating Shelters is a project by the German artist duo Winter/Hörbelt. Recently they designed these colourful round ‘cabines’ as a part of the redesign of the newly laid-out courtyard of the Willem Arntsz Huis,…Read more →
The Blind Date Swingers Club probably has the best name for a club night. In fact the BDSC is a Berlin-based club with an ever-changing location throughout the city. The night is a new clubbing concept based on sharing music. All guests have to bring a self-made mix tape which swings during the night and…Read more →
The Cube is an ode to top gastronomy. Literally. This pop-up restaurant commissioned by the Swedish Appliance Manufacturer Electrolux is scheduled to stay on top of a series of European landmarks. From the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana in Rome to a mountain cliff in Switzerland, foodies in search for unique experiences will be able to…Read more →
When cities get crowded, inhabitants get amazingly effective in finding space to live, work, sell, and sleep. We’ve written a couple of articles about Hong Kong’s cage homes, informal rooftop communities and tiny apartments. On her Tumblr blog, Betonbabe shows how all kinds of small buildings and other informal structures appear underneath railway viaducts in Tokyo.Read more →