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Build it in the morning, move in in the evening
Build it in the morning, move in in the evening
by Jörg Zimmermann | 30 May 2012

Simple elements that make planning and construction much easier – architects have been looking into the possibilities afforded by modular construction for quite some time now. What do these modules require in order to fulfill the basic functions of a living and working space and simultaneously remain adaptable in their implementation? The exhibition, “Architekturteilchen”, at Cologne Museum of Applied Art takes a closer look at this question.

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+++ NEWSTICKER #237 | 2012 +++
29 May 2012

London: The Historical Box
NRW-Forum: Polaroid Revival
HFF Munich: Women in Film
Dessau: Marcel Breuer
Bielefeld: Sou Fujimoto


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The art of vaulting
The art of vaulting
28 May 2012

He conquered America’s inner cities with the old technique of the Catalan vault: Spanish engineer Rafael Guastavino. Today his works are experiencing a revival. Nora Sobich met Guastavino expert John Ochsendorf for a chat.

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Mobility shapes our metropolises
Mobility shapes our metropolises
by Jörg Zimmermann | 25 May 2012

About 70 percent of the world’s population will in future live in megacities. For the Audi Urban Future Award 2012 six architectural offices are casting an eye over the metropolitan regions of Boston/Washington, São Paulo, Istanbul, Mumbai, the Pearl River Delta and Tokyo – and coming up with new ideas for developing mobility in urban space.

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Each model is an interpretation
Each model is an interpretation
24 May 2012

There’s a very close relationship between making architectural models and photography. A surprising discovery for Oliver Elser, curator of the exhibition “The Architectural Model – Tool, Fetish, Small Utopia”, at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt. An interview by Nina Reetzke.

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Stark contrasts
Stark contrasts
22 May 2012

Looking back again at the Salone del Mobile in Milan – and it is the black-and-white contrasts that really stand out, bringing an Sixties aesthetics to mind.



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+++ NEWSTICKER #236 | 2012 +++
+++ NEWSTICKER #236 | 2012 +++
22 May 2012

Zürich: Urban jewelry
Aedes: Future City Lab
London: Biennial of Moving Images
DAM: The architectural model
New York: Graphic design


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Light is just light
Light is just light
21 May 2012

What is the difference between light and lighting? With “Verto”, Naoto Fukasawa has designed a luminaire for Belux that is based upon the principle of reflection. Nina Reetzke met the Japanese designer for a chat.

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The lecturers and their masterful buildings
The lecturers and their masterful buildings
by Ralf Wollheim | 19 May 2012

As an historical institution Bauhaus may be known across the globe yet its profile remains unusually vague all the same. No wonder. After all there were three different colleges, in three different locations with three different directors. A new travel book now attempts to draw a detailed map of the school’s checkered history.

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Decoded DNA
Decoded DNA
by Markus Frenzl | 18 May 2012

In “Colour One for Mini” Scholten & Baijings have created an installation, that conceptually challenges common conventions in surrounding the car. The Dutch designer duo dissected a “Mini One”, revamping the individual parts with new colors and textures. The outcome created a space where our associations with the past and future of the automobile were free to run wild.

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Between neon and sorbet
Between neon and sorbet
16 May 2012

Bright neon colors and subtle pastel shades, uninterrupted and plain – several color contrasts are clearly emerging in home furnishings. Photographic evidence from this year’s Salone del Mobile.

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Milan’s genius loci
Milan’s genius loci
by Sandra Hofmeister | 15 May 2012

Historical settings and paintings formed an atmospheric backdrop for exhibitions on Gio Ponti, Venini and Foscarini during the Salone del Mobile in Milan.

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+++ NEWSTICKER #235 | 2012 +++
15 May 2012

Atelier Brückner: Staged spaces
Darmstadt: A House Full of Music
Guggenheim Bilbao: David Hockney
Hannover: Made in Germany
Weil am Rhein: Rietveld Retrospective


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News & Stories’ 1000th Article!
News & Stories’ 1000th Article!
14 May 2012

Since April 2007 the “News & Stories” team has been reporting on everything that high-quality design stands for. In this way in the course of the five years they have created an extensive archive of texts and images from the areas of design, architecture, art and culture.

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Toying around with a classic
Toying around with a classic
12 May 2012

The “Hallingdal 65” exhibition by Kvadrat that was held in Jil Sander’s showroom during this year’s Salone del Mobile presented conceptual designs by young designers created using a textile classic by Nanna Ditzel. And Hansjerg Maier-Aichen was in charge of selecting participants from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Text by Sandra Hofmeister and interview by Markus Frenzl.

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Furniture on the move
Furniture on the move
11 May 2012

Milan’s Salone del Mobile is like a window on the future. A first glance reveals: Plants are moving back indoors, while furniture is stepping out for some fresh air.

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On set in paradise
On set in paradise
by Jörg Zimmermann | 10 May 2012

For one week a year, during the Salone del Mobile, Milan becomes a fairground, springboard and experimental lab all rolled into one. But with a little luck, there is indeed a small piece of paradise to be found somewhere in this rowdy setting. Taking a systematic approach to the fair won't help you here, but a passion for discovery just might.


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+++ NEWSTICKER #234 | 2012 +++
+++ NEWSTICKER #234 | 2012 +++
08 May 2012

Bauhaus: Art as Life
MoMA: Ecstatic Alphabets
Munich: SonderfART
MAKK: Architecture particles
Basel: Jeff Koons


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