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  • The House of Hungarian Music is conceived as a tribute to the esteemed figures within the influential musical history of Hungary. In the spirit of Bela Bartok and Zola Kodaly, composers who collected and analyzed folk music and ultimately created the course of study known as ethnomusicology, HHM should serve as an open, accessible, and […]


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  • © Martin Schubert   After four years of construction, the “House of Music” in Aalborg, Denmark was ceremoniously opened on March 29, 2014 by the Danish Queen Margrethe II. This cultural centre was designed by the Viennese architectural studio Coop Himmelb(l)au as a combined school and concert hall: its open structure promotes the exchange between […]


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The monumental entrance hall of the Netherlands Broadcasting Music Centre, originally designed by architect Elling and afterwards restyled by ‘Architects Cie’ is metamorfosed into a fresh and spacious whole. The new reception and waiting room have been transformed into two large kiosks. All in harmonywith the existing building but definitely bearing the Coen van Hamsignature. […]


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The Mobius desk lamp takes its name from a twisted loop with interesting mathematical properties. Whilst lacking the interesting mathematical properties, the gentle curved form discreetly provides useful work light. The laminated arc conceals LED strips which give a very direct light source to the desk surface with out cluttering the working area. Designer: Joachim […]


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A display landscape The ‘Shop in Shop’ concept for Neil Barrett is based on a singular, cohesive project that is divided into sixteen separate pieces. Specific pieces have then been selected and installed into each of the four Neil Barrett Shop in Shop’s in Seoul, and also into the Hong Kong shop; creating a unique display landscape within each store. Each separate […]


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