The Empire Riverside Hotel is located on the former industrial site of the Bavaria Brewery in the center of Hamburg. When selecting the materials, David Chipperfield Architects paid special attention to their aging process.
ArchitectureRimadesio's "Velaria" dividing wall system stands out for its successful combination of high-grade glass sliding panels with thin frames and fittings.
News & StoriesNow that the nights are drawing in, Artemide has opened its first showroom in Germany. The founder and President of the Artemide Group, Ernesto Gismondi, was there in person to toast the opening in Frankfurt.
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by Vera SiegmundWhen architects design furniture and utility items, their love of things is often animated by a certain desire for absoluteness. By designing the atmosphere right down to the smallest detail they hope to produce a harmonious whole. This applies particularly to modern architects who, in schools such as the Bauhaus and De Stijl, were aiming for a kind of universality.
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by Thomas EdelmannThe end of the traditional light bulb clobbered the luminaire industry, which is slowly recovering. At the Euroluce in Milan the clear trend was an effort to harmonize design and technology again.
You were able to admire light in virtually any possible form and appearance at the Light+Building trade fair in Frankfurt. And in particular the LEDs offered in all conceivable variations caused a sensation this year. Yet, many designers still have difficulties with the Copernican Revolution in favor of these tiny lights.