Jan 8, 2010
designed by Jasmax
architects located in Waiuku, New Zealand - The project involved the refurbishment and extension of an existing 1960â€™s â€˜A-frameâ€™ Church. The church space has been re-organised to increase seating capacity and a new lounge, kitchen, office and meeting rooms added. Design intent focused around the need to open the facility up more to the community, to create a building which is transparent and inviting to the public of Waiuku.
Jan 8, 2010
Self promotion T-shirt for Roland Semprie, Personal Trainer
Jan 7, 2010
' The building appears like a monolith with rounded edges, polished somehow. Characterized by a dense square plan (35m x 35m) developed on 2 levels, it presents itself as the continuity of the banal coating of the roads, like a piece stamped from distorting the existing concrete surface of the Bus Center. The Ductal Â® is used here as a morphing to cover the carcass of a composite program. The result is a dense building, inert, deaf, and enigmatic as â€œthe hull of a Russian submarine in the waters of Murmanskâ€. The building is deformed by stamping its context â€“ uniformity between the building and its support to a point of confusion. This crust that covers the evolution area of the buses is distorted, modeled to cover the administrative center. The â€œwindowsâ€ are cut with a cutter blade : surgical incisions generating volumes in negative which reveal colored mirrors under the thin crust of concrete. The texture games are facilitated by the flexibility of the material and its ability to be molded with precision. The quality of finish and rigor of Ductal Â® contribute to ensuring this concrete skin, accurate, continuous, perfect connections. The skin : 3 cm thick displays a single texture of dots in relief like a game of "LEGO": 24 mm diameter x 7 mm high, distant of 12 mm. The concrete hull is cut out with a cutter putting at sharp, revealing cavities of reflective and coloured glass under the concrete crust. Treated with silver mirror dots, chromatics of the glass products are inspired by the tinted curtain wall frontages of the office buildings which border the main road. ' Link here.
Jan 7, 2010
Check out Verameat's hippo-shark hybrid necklace
. Looks fabulous! WANT! WANT! WANT! Buy! Buy! Buy! Hahaha.