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Work / Mir - Bergen, Norway

Work / Mir - Bergen, Norway
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12 Of The Coolest Offices In The World Some offices can be boring and stifling, but definitely not these – we made a list of the coolest and most well-designed office spaces in the world. Not all work spaces were created equal – some can reduce workers’ morale while others can keep them happy and inspire them to be more energetic and creative. For companies like Google, which require smart, creative and in-demand workers, such offices offer a competitive edge when trying to attract young and intelligent employees. [Read more...] There are many different ways to make an office cater to its workers. Some of these offices feature athletic equipment that helps workers reduce stress or get their blood flowing (which is always important if you sit behind a desk all day). Some of the ideas used in these offices overlap with the list of amazing home design ideas we’ve written about, while others are specific to a work environment. Did we miss your office? Selgas Cano Architecture Office Image credits: iwan.com Google Pallotta Teamworks

Proyectos de trabajo en contexto - POLIEDRICA Dos proyectos que, des de latitudes y posiciones distintas, abordan la producción cultural como práctica colaborativa y de contexto. Unas maneras de hacer que comparten la negociación como una forma articulada de producción cultural. LA COLECTIVA ERRANTE. Arte, Territorio y Pedagogías de contexto Tal como explican en su página de Facebook, “la E-Colectiva es una plataforma para el desarrollo de formas de trabajo entre lo cultural y educativo en el marco de las prácticas colaborativas”, situándose en el espacio de cruce y de investigación de las relaciones entre el Arte, el Territorio y las Pedagogías en contexto. En este fragmento de su página web nos aportan una definición de las Pedagogías de contexto: (…) “Hablamos de Pedagogías en contexto como una forma de hacer que queda reflejada no tanto en el resultado como en el proceso. --------La Colectiva Errante Plasencia (Extremadura)info@lacolectivaerrante.org-------- PATIO VOLANTÍN.

SMAQ - architecture | urbanism | research     City boids – Caracas, Venezuela City Boids looks at various phenomena of informal urbanism throughoutCaracassuch as vendors in traffic jams, street vendors, squatter settlements and illegal extensions of newly built condominiums. It describes these actors and practices as ‘urban molecules’, i.e. small elements that arise from similar necessities, which infiltrate and colonize the gaps and failures, the voids in space and time, produced and left over by the ‘formal’ city. Traditional representational systems are unable to register these intangible practices. Urban Research, Exhibition and BookClient: Kulturstiftung des BundesCity Boids – Molecular Urbanism was conceived during a half year fellowship of CaracasCase, a project initiated by the Federal Cultural Foundation of Germany and the Caracas Urban Think Tank.Team: Sabine Müller, Andreas Quednau, Marielly Casanova

Cultural Tourist Complex "Terra Panonica“ in Serbia House C and House D are a part of the “Terra Panonica” estate, located in Mokrin, a settlement in the municipality of Kikinda, in Vojvodina region, in Serbia. “Terra Panonica” estate is a cultural and tourist complex for various creative and leisure activities. With its program it focuses on cultural projects, design, education, agriculture and social development. The complex was built on the site of the former rural estate; therefore the disposition volume and shape of the new buildings have been determined after the original houses, while their functional relations adhere to the structural logic of the local rural households. In addition to the Houses C and D, the complex consists of a representative accommodation facility – House A, TP offices – House B and an additional accommodation facility – House 23. House C represents an experience point – a meeting place for all – the artists residing and creating on the estate, as well as for leisure visitors and those on vacation.

This Amazing Mirror Cabin Almost Seems See-Through This unique cabin nestled in Joshua Tree in California’s Mojave Desert is really something else. Mirrors were added to the walls and windows to create the illusion that you can see right through the cabin, making it seem half transparent at times. The 70-year-old abandoned shack acquired and re-appropriated by artist Phillip K. Smith III has even been given a name, Lucid Stead. In Phillip’s own words ”Lucid Stead is about tapping into the quiet and the pace of change of the desert. When you slow down and align yourself with the desert, the project begins to unfold before you. All photos by Steven King Photography. LED lighting and other custom electronic components were installed within the building’s interior to illuminate it from the inside at night, giving the harsh, dull and monochromatic landscape a splash of light. Be warned though, do not attempt to approach from the direction of the sun! Source

Carmody Groarke Regentekwartier | Van Aken Architecten Door het gedeeltelijk saneren van Philips fabriekscomplexen in het centrum van Eindhoven is het mogelijk een nieuwe ontwikkeling te realiseren voor dit gebied, het zogenaamde Regentekwartier. Woontoren de Regent maakt onderdeel uit van deze plannen. Het ontwerp, bestaande uit een 96 meter hoge toren met 102 appartementen “de Regent” en 460 appartementen in carré-vormige bouwblokken “het Regentekwartier”, vormt een ruimtelijke eenheid met de Witte Dame. De toren staat als een verlengstuk van deze fabriekscomplexen op een markante plaats in de stad. Het totale plan legt nieuwe verbindingen in de stad en omvat tevens de ontwikkeling van een aantal stedelijke ruimtes; De Regent staat op het Clausplein, dat een relatie legt tussen het Lichtplein bij de Witte Dame en het stadscentrum.

O (2010) | Luka Mladenović © 2010; O: disharmonija / centar za novu muziku / jurija gagarina; M. Arh. Luka Mladenović, prof. Responsive Skins | An exploration of Paratonic Surfaces in Architecture SUPER // ARCHITECTS | the platform exhibiting exceptional architecture students work OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen IVAN ŠULETIĆ « Supervizuelna Sneak peek 02.07.2013. 0 150 18 Ivan Šuletić, uz pomoć prijatelja, priprema izložbu koja se otvara 20. jula u galeriji “Aleksandar Đonović” u Aranđelovcu, u okviru smotre “Mermer i zvuci”. www.ivansuletic.wordpress.com

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