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The Ribbon Chapel designed by Tokyo architect Hiroshi Nakamura features a twin timber-clad staircases that encircle a central glass chapel that has a view of the nearby Hiroshima coast.

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Handpainted by Rowena Martinich, each one is a unique one-of-a-kind piece. Blurring art and design the ceramics are made of high fired stonware, hand painted and finished with a glossy epoxy resin. Martinich and Carran are two designers who work independently and collaboratively with each other.

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Construction has begun on architect Moshe Safdie’s Jewel Changi Airport which aims to redefine the aims of airports from transportation hubs towards shared public spaces for local residents and travellers. Inside the dome features a large waterfall that collects rainwater to be reused in the building and a lightshow that will entertain guests.


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Located in Kraków, Poland, the front of the house known as Domo Dom is curved dramatically up towards the sky so that Polish architect Tadeusz Lemański could squeeze a garage underneath for the single resident of the space.

Created using only stock video from Dissolve, they present the formula (put rather sharply) for creating a sleek, well designed brand video.

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Dieter Rams Quotation

Most designers can recite Dieter Ram’s ten principles for good design by heart, but for the uninitiated, they can find all ten commandments at Vitsoe where Dieter Ram was their lead designer.

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German Designer Ruben Beckers has created a table that weights only 4.5 kilograms by using a grid system of very thin wooden strips to support the slender table top.

Made of Poplar wood, the legs of the chair made of solid wood are bent into the slots of the grid to connect it to the top section.

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Designed by French studio TVK has redesigned and expanded the Place de la Republique making it the largest pedestrian space in Paris. The new space involves a cafe pavilion, new water features and the addition of over 150 trees. The architects goal was to create a public space with multiple uses.

Visit TVK page involving video, a photo gallery and some history involving Place de la Republique

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Designed by Dutch studio NL Architects, this apartment block uses turquoise colored bricks, and staggered top floors to allow for balconies on the upper levels. Since the upper floors are all the same size the staggering creates an illusion of the building leaning over.