architect affirms design solution most compact and efficient stadium for this very special location in tokyo.
26 october > 1 february 2014 | paris
25 november > 26 march 2011 | roger tallon, pierre paulin, philippe starck, bouroullec brothers
de cette façon, s’il vous plaît. this way, please.
No Lego replica but a full scale replica of Le Corbusier’s vacation home in Cap-Martin on the Cote D’Azure. via coudal [PR]
The French know what the word means and creates a new law. via boingboing [PR]
French firm MDI used the Geneva Motor Show to display a bubble-shaped three-wheeler that runs on air that it plans to roll out in 2009. Drivers can recharge the air supply in eight hours by plugging the car into an electrical outlet or by going to an “air station” a process that takes two minutes. […]
Some water fountains are really people magnets. Observing human interaction, the kinetic creativity of the Jaume Plensas fountain in Chicago the past three years has inspired this post. ( above ) designer, jaume plensas, chicago, USA. water and digital video. ( above ) designer, armand vallancourt, san francisco USA. concrete tubing. ( above ) fountain […]
I am reminded that this book is supposed to go on sale October 2008 but have done nothing yet to see if true… Design student, Erin Weartz, alerted her typography class and me to this movie. Fun! The french artist is Marion Bataille. The French ABC pop-up book won’t be available until October 2008.
Paris council has unveiled plans for a 50-story glass pyramid after voting to drop a ban on high-rise buildings. Proposals for the Project Triangle, designed by Swiss architecture practice Herzog & de Meuron who designed the Olympic stadium in Beijing. The tower will have offices, a conference center, 400-bedroom hotel and restaurants and cafes. It […]