Over the centuries, architects have small buildings used to experiment with limited areas of form, scale and volume but also to experiment with materials and details. The materials research focuses on architects, in the absence of well-equipped research laboratories, monitor potential of existing products in particular exploring the possibilities of misuse of materials.
Plastic pipes have inspired us to design a special pavilion in which this material is no longer seen as a drain but as a hollow block. The material is examined for its spatial characteristics and surpasses its standard use as a transport medium. Content and capacity are no longer the most important dimensions. Transparency in the longitudinal direction and the thick wall in the transverse direction define the space.
The client was Height Two Architects and the project team was Paul Martin-Neys, Peter Groot, Cor Tieman, Rudi Koster, and Bart van den Hoven.
Today and Tomorrow points to a terrific set of photos found in the LIFE archive of Picasso doing light graffiti. They were shot in 1949 by LIFE photographer Gjon Mili when he visited Picasso in Vallauris, France. You can see more of the series here.
Vuzzle Cube designed by Christopher Daniel is a transformable and multiuse chair that comprises of 59 removable cushions. Each poly surface-shaped cushion comes with a built-in neodymium magnet, due to which these cushions can keep a cohesive status. Also, the magnet ensures an easy transformation of the cushions, enabling you to change the cube into different shapes. For example, you can remove 13 cushions to turn the cube into a chair; or divide the complete cube into separated cells and use them as stools or footrests. Both Vuzzle Milk and Vuzzle Bloody Mary are available now, and we bet they’ll definitely give your modern room a cool looking.