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Thomas Schielke
Light and material: Focus textiles


Light and material  Light can highlight the characteristics of materials in various ways. The video tutorials for materials like  glass, metal, plastics, stone, textiles and wood offer valuable inspiration and insights for the perfect  illumination. The numerous materials were supported by Materia – a global network in the area of  innovative materials. Textile Explore the […]


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Thomas Schielke
Light and material: Focus stone


Light and material Light can highlight the characteristics of materials in various ways. The video tutorials for materials like glass, metal, plastics, stone, textiles and wood offer valuable inspiration and insights for the perfect illumination. The numerous materials were supported by Materia – a global network in the area of  innovative materials. Stone Light has […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects & Patrik Schumacher
Arum Installation


This year’s Biennale theme ‘Common Ground’ shows how the work of the major protagonists of contemporary architecture – often regarded as independent individual creations – is in fact based on historical lineages of collective research. This is also true of the work of Zaha Hadid Architects. It is well known that the early work was […]


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SAQ
Ferrer Store


The assets of this multi-brand fashion store are based on both the singularity and exclusivity of the exposed collections and accessories.  Each season-break is a period of thorough selection for a boutique that seeks unique fashion pieces, both excellent and sophisticated as adventurous and experimental. For its spatial concept, SAQ decided to adopt these same […]


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Thomas Schielke
Luminous walls


Luminous walls belong to the essential repertoire of qualitative lighting design. With light, spaces can be defined and reinterpreted, explained Thomas Schielke at the Professional Lighting Design Conference 2011 in Madrid. Illuminated walls allow us to provide orientation and to perceive the form and dimension of space. Further, their glow and play of brilliants could […]


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Gary Chang
Domestic Transformer


In Hong Kong, because of the space, apartments are small and expensive. Gary Chang, an architect, decided to design a 32 sqm (344 sq. ft.) apartment to be able to change into 24 different designs, all by just sliding panels and walls. He calls this the “Domestic Transformer.” Gary Chang’s apartment represents a remarkable example […]


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Ark Hotel


This Chinese hotel, made from all prefabricated materials, was built in six days. It is level 9 earthquake-resistant, sound-proofed, thermal-insulated, and 15-stories tall. According to the builders, there were no injuries and virtually no waste, due to the prefab materials. According to the video, no stationary cranes were used in construction and there wasn’t single […]


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