Orbit Is a 3D Printed Table Light by Quirino for Gantri

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/orbit-is-a-3d-printed-table-light-by-quirino-for-gantri/gantri-orbit-table-light-quirino-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/07/Gantri-Orbit-Table-Light-Quirino-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Orbit Is a 3D Printed Table Light by Quirino for Gantri" /></a>
                                San Francisco-based <a href="https://www.gantri.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Gantri</a> is a platform that 3D prints design-focused lighting and their latest release comes from Quirino, a design studio based in Monterrey, Mexico. <a href="https://www.gantri.com/products/10030/orbit-table-light-by-quirino?s=sm&amp;c=snow"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Orbit</a> is a minimalist table light that easily rotates on its base much like the smooth movement of the planets. Direct the flow of light around the room and watch as the shadows change. It can also sit on its flat base for an ambient uplight.
Orbit is 3D printed out of corn-based PLAs (polylactic acid) before being hand-finished with a matte, soft-touch exterior. It comes in three colors – Snow, Fog, and Carbon.
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SP01’s 2018 Collaboration with London-Based Industrial Designer Tim Rundle

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                                <a href="https://www.sp01design.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">SP01’s</a> latest collaboration with London-based industrial designer <a href="https://www.timrundle.net/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Tim Rundle</a> pairs Italian-made quality with an Australian design approach. There are 10 new designs including armchairs, occasional tables, and mirrors, all of which are subtly influenced by different eras of Australian design. The collection, which uses an array of industrial materials like tubular steel and glass/brass/pewter finishes as well as jewel-toned velvet and classic marble, is sophisticated, glamorous and youthful all at once.
The Shu-Ying Armchair, with its luxurious gathered upholstery and curved frame, looks like it could be set against the backdrop of the Roaring 1920s in Shanghai or Sydney. The Caristo Armchair is a modern interpretation of the wingback chair that would be found in Palm Springs or a harbor-side home. Michelle is a family of mirrors that are related by its materials: steel, smoked mirror and marble. The Mohana tables are a series of modern tables that combine marble
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11 Sneaky New Build Budget Busters (and How to Avoid Them)

You’ve painstakingly picked out your paint color and chosen the perfect bathroom tile. Now it’s time to let your builder take over the details, right? Some production builders utilize a fixed price model after the estimating phase, but it’s not always the case. Building a home yourself or using an individual contractor could leave you on the hook for extra costs. After all, there are some things you just can’t plan. Whether it’s a weather delay or inaccurate plans, incidentals can really blow your budget. Knowing what areas to plan for and leaving a little padding in your new build budget can keep you on track. Keep an eye out for these common new build budget busters and talk to your contractor or builder about the game plan.

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Your land costs could affect your budget before you build. Image: Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association

Some of the sneakiest budget
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Detached House in San Sebastian / Brigati – Polak Arquitectos

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  • Land Area: 800 m2
  • Built Area: 280 m2
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Text description provided by the architects. The idea was to generate a large shadow affecting the least amount of soil, as would a tree, spreading with lush foliage over its main stem.

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In order to achieve it, the loads rise, where with great robustness it spreads its branches to the north, east and west (but not to the south), thus tripling its surface in relation to the ground floor, and then transferring them in three supports, each one transferring on average one hundred and twenty tons to the ground.

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The White interior and ceiling come to cover the musculature that makes all this possible. Reinforced concrete is not a further decision to materialize, it

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Spotlight: Richard Rogers

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Centre Georges Pompidou / Richard Rogers + Renzo Piano. Image © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/dalbera/2496569412'>Flickr user dalbera</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/'>CC BY 2.0</a> Centre Georges Pompidou / Richard Rogers + Renzo Piano. Image © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/dalbera/2496569412'>Flickr user dalbera</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/'>CC BY 2.0</a> As one of the leading architects of the British High-Tech movement, Pritzker Prize-winner Richard Rogers stands out as one of the most innovative and distinctive architects of a generation. Rogers made his name in the 1970s and '80s, with buildings such as the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Headquarters for Lloyd's Bank in London. To this day his work plays with similar motifs, utilizing bright colors and structural elements to create a style that is recognizable, yet also highly adaptable.
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Rogers was born in Florence, but his family moved to Britain during the Second World War, when Rogers was a child. After attending the Architectural Association in London, Rogers studied in the United

Rogers House / Richard & Su Rogers. Image © Tim Crocker
Inmos Microprocessor Factory. Image © Ken Kirkwood
Lloyd's of London Building. Image © Mark Ramsay
The Leadenhall Building. Image © Richard Bryant – Courtesy of British Land/Oxford Properties
Millennium Dome. Image © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesjin/58712717/'>Flickr user jamesjin</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>CC BY-SA 2.0</a>
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7 Shout-Outs to Architects in Rap Lyrics

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About a month before he unveiled his eighth album Ye in June, Kanye West re-entered architectural conversation with the unexpected and mostly unexplained announcement that he intends to hire architects and industrial designers to staff an architecture practice connected to his Yeezy brand. An outspoken fan and admirer of contemporary architecture, Kanye’s fashion and design projects have been a major focus for him since shortly after the prodigious producer started making his own rap albums. Kanye’s architectural ambitions have been an interesting factor in the relationship between architecture and rap culture, which seems to be just coming into focus through programs like the Hip Hop Architecture Camps organized by Michael Ford’s Urban Arts Collective, and the research of Sekou Cooke. Architecture and rap music have influenced each other in ways we’re just starting to notice—with the connection between the two even revealed as consciously and conspicuously

Hans Ulrich Obrist, Jacques Herzog, and Kanye West speak on Architecture in 2013.. Image © Seth Browarnik/startraksphoto.com, via Surface Magazine's Facebook Page
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Brutalism & Skateboarding: J. Byron-H’s Unique Furniture Inspired by An Odd Pairing

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© Samuel McGuire © Samuel McGuire Architects and designers are turning into their very own version of Midas, everything they touch turns into concrete. With products like concrete coffee machines, concrete garden gnomes, and even concrete jewelry, designers are finding remarkable ways of experimenting with the material, proving that concrete is a lot more than just a bulky, building component. Los Angeles based architect-designer J.Byron-H, known for his playfulness with material and unexpected forms, have experimented with concrete and glass-fiber and created contemporary, light-weight pieces of furniture, inspired by skateboards and architectural brutalism.
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© Samuel McGuire © Samuel McGuire
© Samuel McGuire © Samuel McGuire

The Concrete Stools series are available in three different dimensions: the low stool, the high stool, and the bench. The stools are made of cast and warped glass-fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC), and are available in a range of colorful pastel shades (grape, tangerine, lemon,

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LAM – Lisser Art Museum / KVDK architecten

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  • Architects: KVDK architecten
  • Location: Keukenhof, Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, The Netherlands
  • Architect In Charge: Arie Korbee
  • Design Team: Wim van der Ham, Tim Stolwijk, Guido Kaas, Albert van der Niet
  • Urban Design: Rho
  • Installations Advisor: Deerns Raadgevende Ingenieurs B.V.
  • Area: 2140.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Sjaak Henselmans, Ronald Tilleman, Paul Kozlowski
  • Contractor: IBB Kondor B.V.
  • Constructor: Constructiebureau Bogaards
  • Client: VandenBroek Foundation
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From country estate to cultural park
The Keukenhof is famous around the world for its flower garden. Laid out between 1950 and 1958 for a National Flowering Bulb Exhibition, the garden is part of the grounds of the historical Keukenhof country estate. Dating from 1658, it featured a terraced garden with an artificial dike, unique in the Netherlands at that time. In 1860 the entire park was redesigned by the celebrated father and son landscape architects J.

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Spotlight: Geoffrey Bawa

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A courtyard in Bawa's campus for the University of Ruhuna. Image © Harry Sowden A courtyard in Bawa's campus for the University of Ruhuna. Image © Harry Sowden Despite his late entry into architecture, Geoffrey Manning Bawa FRIBA, (July 23, 1919 – May 27, 2003), explored modernism and its cultural implications and created a unique, recognizable style of design which had a lasting impact on architects across the world. Well versed in Modernist theory, Bawa was one of the original proponents of Tropical Modernism, a design movement in which sensitivity for local context combines with the form-making principles of modernism. Bawa’s architecture led to the formation of a new architectural identity and aesthetic for many tropical environments, and won him recognition and awards, including the Chairman’s Award of the Aga Kahn Special Chairman’s Award for Architecture (2001) and the title Deshamanya, in recognition of his contributions to his country by the government of Sri Lanka.
Geoffrey Bawa; unknown photographer. Image Courtesy of The Geoffery Bawa Trust in Colombo, David Robson and Anjalendran C. Geoffrey Bawa; unknown photographer. Image Courtesy of The
The gardens at Lunuganga. Image © <a href='https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lunuganga,_Bentota,_Sri_Lanka..JPG'>Wkimedia user Labeet</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en'>CC BY-SA 3.0</a>
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Ena de Silva House. Image ©  Helene Binet
Geoffrey Bawa's photograph of the courtyard at the Ena de Silva House. Image © Geoffrey Bawa
An Aerial View of the Bentota Beach Hotel. Image Courtesy of The Geoffery Bawa Trust in Colombo, David Robson and Anjalendran C.
The Bentota Beach Hotel. Image © Harry Sowden
The Sri Lanka Parliament Building. Image © Harry Sowden
Gardens at the Sri Lanka Parliament Building. Image © Harry Sowden
The University of Ruhuna. Image © Harry Sowden
Kandalama Hotel, Dambulla. Image © Harry Sowden
The Kandalama Hotel lounge. Image © David Robson
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Clifton Cathedral / Purcell

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  • Architects: Purcell
  • Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Lead Architects: Jonah Jay – Cathedral Architect
  • Area: 2400.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Phil Boorman
  • Quantity Surveyor: Synergy (Phases 1 & 2); Mildred, Howells and Co. (Phase 3)
  • Structural Engineer: Craddys
  • Services Engineer: Method Consulting
  • Lighting Design: Lighting Design & Technology
  • Contractor: William Anelay Limited (Phases 1 & 2); John Perkins Construction (Phase 3)
  • Client: Clifton Catholic Diocese
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Text description provided by the architects. Purcell, the UK’s leading firm of architects, master planners, and heritage consultants, has completed repairs to the Roman Catholic Cathedral Church of SS. Peter and Paul in Clifton, Bristol, making Britain’s last major church building watertight for the first time. Purcell worked closely with the client, Clifton Diocese, to improve the internal environment while respecting the architecture of the brutalist structure, with detailed design proposals that harmonize with the richness of

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Housing operation Île Saint-Denis / Périphériques Architectes

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  • Architects: Périphériques Architectes
  • Location: Quai du Châtelier, 93450 L'Île-Saint-Denis, France
  • Lead Architects: Marin + Trottin + Jumeau
  • Design Team: Céline Pinto, Fanny Carotenuto, Anne Clerget, Vania Léandro, Jenifer Durand, Claire Gaudin, Charlotte Laffont
  • Area: 3538.0 m2
  • Photographs: Sergio Grazia
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Text description provided by the architects. This project was born from a competition launched in 2007 by the developer Bremond in partnership with ING Real Estate, for the creation of an exemplary district on the Ile Saint-Denis. We won this competition in partnership with the Dutch urban planners West 8 and some other architectural firms. The private developer had subsequently sold the development of the ZAC to a public developer, Plaine Commune.

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The urban project was cancelled, but it gave way a few years later to a project management mission. It was offered in collaboration with ECDM and

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