// arthitectural / Netherlands
  • In the coming years, the 3.5-hectare Lucent site in Hilversum will be transformed into a vibrant new mixed-use residential/commercial development. Centrally located close to the train station and city centre, the area is appealing for living and working. The heritage of the site is characterised by industrial manufacture. Both the Ripolin paint factory (early twentieth […]


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  • Thinking the hotel as a home. Bringing everyday comfort to a public place. Offering open spaces to share. Suggesting intimacy, inviting the host to let be enveloped by seats, lighting and objects. Making them familiar. Integrating technicality, concealing the edges. Taming dematerialization. Playing with formal languages. Cutting corners, softening the lines, adopting colors. Choosing simplicity. […]


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The Markies (Dutch for “awning”) is a caravan, or a mobile home, that folds out by a motorized device to triple its floor area at its destination. The side walls descend to create two new zones for living. One zone, the living-room/terrace, is covered by a transparent awning which in fine weather can be left […]


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Look into the Home Lens and dive into joyful perspectives that reinvent any surrounding, adding exciting dimensions. Home Lens is available in two sizes and comes in a black, mat finish. Designer: Spell Design year: 2011 Material: Slightly convex mirror and steel


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