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Enjoy the ride!
Enjoy the ride!
by Sara Bertsche and Martina Metzner | 10 March 2015

Be it a wellness rocking chair, with a rainwater flush or restrooms with a back door: Students at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts have developed toilets that break with the traditional images of the WC.

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On conflicting aims and ramps in the wrong places
On conflicting aims and ramps in the wrong places
by Christian Holl | 09 March 2015

How a society deals with people with impairments says a lot about the prevailing social climate. Mind you, the way in which bureaucracy’s quaint logic often succeeds in thwarting aspirations for an ideal barrier-free world is just as insightful.

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A vortex in bathrooms
A vortex in bathrooms
06 March 2015

In the form of the “Axor Starck V” fountain mixer, Axor, Hansgrohe SE’s design brand, is entering virgin territory and conjuring up a vortex in bathrooms. Thomas Wagner talked to Philippe Grohe, MD of the Axor brand, on flowing and calm water, on vortices and other ways of making water a sensible experience.

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Countryside brutalism
Countryside
brutalism
by Florian Heilmeyer | 03 March 2015

Berlin architects Augustin + Frank have built a kind of ur-house: Marvelously positioned on the shore of Scharmützelsee and surrounded by pines – it’s as though the countryside glides through the concrete structure.

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Åke’s passion  for chairs
Åke’s passion
for chairs
by Martina Metzner | 02 March 2015

Many have sat on his chairs in libraries, museums and government buildings. Yet Åke Axelsson, joint owner of Gärsnäs, is only known to the cognoscente outside his native Sweden. Stylepark visited his studio.

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buroBELÉN
buroBELÉN
01 March 2015

: makes fabrics from wood and considers itself a “materializer”

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The   escape helper
The
escape helper
27 February 2015

Is building in the countryside different to construction work in towns? Do rural edifices possibly need to have more character? Florian Heilmeyer talked to architect Thomas Kröger about three projects in the Uckermark.

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Bathroom without barriers
Bathroom without barriers
by Adeline Seidel | 26 February 2015

Architect Ursula Fuss has designed an extraordinary standard bathroom for hotels. Not only does it look good, it has no barriers.

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River Clean
River Clean
by Martina Metzner | 25 February 2015

Ralf Steeg has a dream: one about being able to swim in rivers running through cities again. With this in mind, this landscape designer has developed “Luritec”, a retention plant destined to help keep rivers clean.

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BAU by the dozen – from Caparol to Sto
BAU by the dozen – from Caparol to Sto
by Adeline Seidel | 23 February 2015

Hemp on the wall or vintage concrete? Huge glass windows that can be slid aside with a single finger or frontage with a parametric look? A glance at the most interesting innovations at BAU 2015.

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Into the dust  with the enemies   of Brandenburg!
Into the dust
with the enemies
of Brandenburg!
by Adeline Seidel | 20 February 2015

Come to Brandenburg with us! For behind its fences and trees, in the meadows and on the lakes we have discovered amazing architecture well worth exploring.



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Loft living in  the countryside
Loft living in
the countryside
by Florian Heilmeyer | 19 February 2015

The former worsted yarn spinning mill in Brandenburg an der Havel is in for a makeover – the brick building is going to be home to studios, office space, a children’s daycare center, and some unusual apartments.

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Lines in space
Lines in space
19 February 2015

With “Sketch” for Schönbuch Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub of Jehs + Laub demonstrate how to design a minimalist coat stand. Martina Metzner talked to the pair about their idea, pared-down design, and models of Fritt chews.

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A license to RO-CK
A license to RO-CK
by Florian Hufnagl | 17 February 2015

For his lifetime achievements Nils Holger Moormann has been presented with the “German Design Award” in Frankfurt. Prompting Florian Hufnagl, former Director of the Neue Sammlung in Munich, to compose a special laudation in words and images.

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Geckeler Michels
Geckeler Michels
15 February 2015

: are fans of the radical and made the “Nerd”

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Water forms
Water forms
by Adeline Seidel | 13 February 2015

Not only in nature has the force of water created impressive landscapes. With the help of water people have also designed wonderful spaces. Both are places of inspiration and calm.

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A quest for clarity and simplicity
A quest for clarity and simplicity
13 February 2015

More than ten years ago Antonio Citterio designed his first range of fittings for Axor, a brand by Hansgrohe. Having done two very distinct series, he created a synthesis with his third: Axor Citterio E. The designer and architect talked to us about risks, confidence and the quality of life, all of which are occasionally associated with selected products.

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Where would we be if...
Where would we be if...
by Adeline Seidel | 12 February 2015

At this year’s BAU in Munich manufacturers didn’t really seem to have that much thirst for the future. The industry is stuck between pragmatism and risk minimization, which impacts on architecture for sure.

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