News & Stories | Domotex 2015
by Martina MetznerThe right floor covering can appreciably enhance a building’s quality. We present five good examples: A high school in Ergolding, a PR agency in Toronto, a residence for art lovers in Turnhout, Belgium, a maternity ward in Essen and an art forum complete with bar installation in Düsseldorf.
Data protection patterns, and columns of numbers and letters without their content spelling a meaning, form the basis of "Rapport", an intervention by architect Jürgen Mayer H. at Berlinische Galerie. Outsized the symbols spread across the floor and walls to form an "experimental spatial structure".
For a long time architects preferred wooden and stone flooring. Industrial carpeting by the meter had a bad reputation. Often without any justification. Vorwerk's "Selected Rugs" boast unusual materials and textures, thick-pile fleeces and cool mixtures of wool and linen.