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.
Dutch office NL Architects have transformed a boring and brutal modernist facade in Bratislava to an upside down highway. The project is presented at an exhibition of the work of NL Architects in the Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovakia National Gallery) that is located behind the uplifted facade. The project, which is called ‘Feel the Difference’,…Read more →
The Norwegian architects of Jensen & Skodvin have designed a great minimalist hotel in the Norwegian woods. The hotel offers great views and an intimate relation to the rest and peace of the Norwegian landscape. The design of this so-called Juvet Landscape Hotel is well taken care of. It’s clean and it perfectly fits with…Read more →
A new smartphone application developed by Sense Networks tells you where to find the most crowded spots at a specific moment. Nice for deciding where to go out, or maybe where not to. Citysense is an innovative mobile application for real-time nightlife discovery and social navigation, answering the question: “Where is everybody going right now?”Read more →
Space Inn’ is a temporary design project by Golfstromen which has recently opened its doors in downtown Amsterdam. Space Inn’ offers two amazing rooms situated within a raw urban context of an abandoned building. Spend the time lying in a giant hammock overflowed by a green lightscape and feel like Lucy in the sky with diamonds… Or witness the urban interpretation of sleeping in a sultry haystack.Read more →