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“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” – Winston Churchill This simple, yet a very true statement from Winston Churchill illustrates just how important is for any architecture student to fully understand and embrace the concept of creating and feel the responsibility that comes with designing for people. In order to achieve such creative …

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‘WIND’ WICKER FLOOR FAN | BY GERVASONI

You would be hard-pressed to find a fan that doesn’t look like a hideous centerpiece in your room, sticking out like a sore thumb, and doing its best not to blend in with the décor. An inconspicuous wicker floor fan called Wind L, designed by the British designer Jasper Startup and produced by the eminent …

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Bonny Plant Lamp – A Solar Powered Plant Lamp by Chun Jiang Yao

One might wonder what is the point of having a plant-incorporated lamp in your home, but as Chun Jiang Yao, who designed the Bonny Plant Lamp (known also as the Fresh Lamp) for Yanko Design, puts it – “The Fresh Lamp is a nice way to integrate lamps, plant care and unique décor”. After all, …

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‘Switch’ Restaurant Lounge in Dubai by Karim Rashid

You can like or dislike Karim Rashid’s work, sing praises about him or criticize him, call him ingenious or “a stylist who tries too hard” (the source of this statement will remain nameless on purpose), but you certainly cannot deny the fact that this iconic designer and artist has the unmistakable style. To us, his …

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Quartz Armchair by CTRL ZAK and Davide Barzaghi

The Quartz Armchair is two in one – it has interesting looks and practical use. This piece of furniture is designed by the Greek design studio CTRL ZAK in the collaboration with Davide Barzaghi. It’s hard to tell whether the design of the Quartz Armchair is subtle, or just the opposite- aggressive. Inspired by nature, …

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The Avenue on Portage by 5468796 Architecture

Two buildings in Winnipeg that used to be famous and some of the most prominent retail destinations – The Avenue and Hample Buildings – were losing their shine for years, but their new life has begun. The site was purchased by an investor who wished to turn them into 75 rental apartments and 22,500 sq …

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BOXED Multi-Functional Furniture in a Suitcase | Tyrone Stoddart

BOXED is a furniture collection by Scottish designer Tyrone Stoddart that allows you to be mobile and keep the basic furniture you need for work. It consists of two chairs, a height adjustable table and a lamp, and all of those elements, when folded, fit into a briefcase-like box. The general idea is to use …

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Mountain Cabin in Voralberg Austria by Marte.Marte

This modernly designed mountain cabin that fits the wild natural surroundings of the Alps in Laterns, Voralberg, Austria was designed by Austrian studio marte.marte Architects. So, let’s see how it was possible to roughly carve a geometrically shaped concrete construction and make it fit in with the Alps. The first way that helped this mountain cabin …

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ÁPH80 Portable Prefab House by ÁBATON

Spanish architectural studio ÁBATON from Madrid built the ÁPH80 environmentally friendly mobile house, with recognizable minimalist design. Even though from the outside it looks quite simple, it has everything necessary for two to live comfortably – a kitchen, a living room, a bathroom and a bedroom. As a result of a study, led by the …

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