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olivier van herpt develops technique for 3D printing functional ceramics

the extruding rapid prototyping machine is able to manufacture objects up to 80 cm in height and a diameter of 42 cm.
interview with design collective boa mistura

designboom spoke to the boa mistura members to learn more about how they formed and their work.

A Closer Look at the adidas adizero Feather Primeknit

A Closer Look at the adidas adizero Feather Primeknit

The adizero Feather Primeknit is one of the purest forms from adidas Running instilling the latest in technology with clean lines. The sleek silhouette features a fully woven Primeknit upper that hugs the foot for comfort, while providing airy and breathable support. For a lock-down fit, there is a supportive plastic heel cup and an EVA sole that provides a lightweight cushioned ride. With the…

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Supreme x Nike 2014 Fall/Winter Air Force 1 Preview

Supreme x Nike 2014 Fall/Winter Air Force 1 Preview

The day of Supreme’s Fall/Winter 2014 launch has offered little surprise in terms of block-long lines, but alongside this, a small leak on Instagram gives insight into the brand’s future. It seems as if the skateshop-turned-fashion-brand is set to reprise its relationship with Nike, this time considering the Swoosh’s hallmark Air Force 1. In contrast with the recent Flyknit Lunar 1+ drop, this…

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D. Dinis Secondary School / Ricardo Bak Gordon

D. Dinis Secondary School / Ricardo Bak Gordon

Architects: Ricardo Bak Gordon
Location: Chelas, 1950 Lisboa,
Architecture: Ricardo Bak Gordon
Collaborators: Luís Pedro Pinto, Pedro Serrazina, Sónia Silva, Vera Higino, Walter Perdigão
Project Area: 2200.0 m2
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti

Construction: Mota-Engil
Landscape: Proap
Structures And Building Services: Betar
Electrical, Safety, Acoustics And Hvac: LM…

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Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos

Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos

Architects: AMZ Arquitetos
Location: São Sebastião – São Paulo, Brazil
Architect In Charge: Pablo Alvarenga, Manoel Maia, Adriana Zampieri
Area: 250.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Maíra Acayaba

Structural Engineers : Ita Construtora (Hélio Olga)
Builder: Schumacher Construtora
Site Area: 550sqm

From the architect. The Guaeca house is located at the seaside, on the northern coast of

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Nike Air Max Lunar LTR QS “Mahogany” Pack

Nike Air Max Lunar LTR QS “Mahogany” Pack

Nike Sportswear‘s Lunar-assisted takes on the classic Air Max 1 and Air Max 90 get the premium leather treatment with the upcoming “Mahogany” pack from the brand. In both cases, the hybrid runners sport luxurious tonal leather uppers alongside matching waxed cotton laces and bold contrasting midsoles–“Island Green” for the Lunar1 and “Bright Crimson” for the Lunar90. Look for both QS releases to…

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Patta x Kangol 2014 Fall Bermuda Casual

Patta x Kangol 2014 Fall Bermuda Casual

Amsterdam’s Patta and renowned hat manufacturer Kangol, have once again teamed up to release a special two-piece headwear project for the fall. The bucket hats are knitted in Kangol’s trademarked bouclé yard and then treated with special processes giving the hat its soft and rich hand-feel for comfort. The original classic hats feature alternating Kangol Kangaroo and Patta logos stitched around…

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Carhartt WIP x SUPER 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

Carhartt WIP x SUPER 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

Building upon the success of their last collaboration, Carhartt WIP and SUPERhave followed their Spring/Summer 2014 drop with yet another collection of limited edition eyewear for the Fall/Winter 2014 season. The new release once again fuses technical research with avant-garde aesthetics, coupling Carhartt’s “function over form” design ethos with SUPER’s elegant Italian construction. The result…

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Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing Soho complex nears completion in Beijing

Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing Soho complex nears completion in Beijing

These new images by German photographer Robert Herrmann show the near-complete external structures of Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing Soho complex, which is scheduled to open later this year in Beijing (+ slideshow). (more…)

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A bathroom retreat

Australian design firm Minosa Designhas done it again, creating a bathroom retreat that is an absolute dream. The clients wanted a space that seamlessly opened up to the master retreat that included space for 2, private but open to the master bedroom, a vanity that did not look like a vanity, and subtle bling, among other items. The space was tough to work with, having only 3 walls and a large…

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i29 + VMX collaborate for amsterdam media agency office building

a cinema bar bisects the black and raw concrete space into public and private programs featuring custom-designed wooden furniture.

Archifest 2014: Exploring CROWD In Singapore

Archifest 2014: Exploring CROWD In Singapore

Returning for its eighth year, Singapore’s annual premiere festival Archifest explores the concept of CROWD, and how it interacts with and becomes an integral aspect of architecture and urbanism. Hailed as a Festival of Ideas for the City, Archifest is a two week long gala focusing this year on the context of Collective Intelligence and Community Capital, and the intricate complexities and…

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Pancho Arena / Tamás Dobrosi + Doparum Architects

Pancho Arena / Tamás Dobrosi + Doparum Architects

Architects: Tamás Dobrosi, Doparum Architects
Location: , Fő Street 169, 8086 Hungary
Area: 12000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: György Dénes, László Döme Jr., József Takács

Project Team: Imre Balázs Arnóczki, Antal Szegedi, Krisztina Törekiné Bakó, László Király, Ferenc Vavrik, Barna Jóföldi, Oszkár Orbán, Lídia Mikus, Olivér Kis-Simon, Tamás Dósa Papp

From the architect.Felcs…

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Metropolis Magazine’s Last Minute Summer Reads

Metropolis Magazine’s Last Minute Summer Reads

With summer quickly coming to a close, time is running out to squeeze in one last good book. If you’re open to suggestions, Metropolis Magazine recently rallied its staff members and a slew of notable architects, designers, and curators to round up an impressive list of summer reads. Amongst the architectural contributors are Mason White of Lateral Office, Donald Chong of Williamson Chong…

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