SelgasCano completes London workspace featuring an orange tunnel and a „flying table“

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An orange plastic tunnel forms a curvy seating area along the facade of this London office block – the first UK project from José Selgas and Lucía Cano, the architects of next year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. Located in a former carpet factory in Shoreditch, Second Home is a collaborative workspace for various small companies, featuring transparent acrylic walls, over a thousand plants and a so-called „flying table“.

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Ohne dass es uns bewusst ist, funktionieren wir den grössten Teil unserer Wachzeit auf Autopilot, unbemerkt analysieren und filtern wir eine erstaunliche Menge an akustischen, visuellen und motorischen Informationen. Die Geschwindigkeit, mit der Nervenimpulse in unserem Gehirn ein- und ausgehen, kann bis zu 400 km/h betragen – sie sind damit schneller als ein Formel-1-Rennwagen! (Text: Alex Bradley)

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FEATURE: Flooring – Spaces, Signs and Senses

India is one of the most stimulating environments I have ever been in. It was in Viluppuram, a small town in the far south-east of India, 40 km west of the Bay of Bengal, that I discovered Rangoli, a symbolic floor art, outside many people’s homes. Rangoli’s ancient symbols are thought to bring good luck and have been passed down through the ages, from one generation to the next, keeping both the art form and the tradition alive and, fortunately for all who visit, creating entrance areas that are both beautiful and meaningful. (Text: Alex Bradley)

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Respectful renovation, with refurbished stone floors, of a five-storey early Georgian terrace in London’s West End, by architects and designers SHH for an international shipping company

FEATURE: Flooring – Spaces, Signs and Senses

India is one of the most stimulating environments I have ever been in. It was in Viluppuram, a small town in the far south-east of India, 40 km west of the Bay of Bengal, that I discovered Rangoli, a symbolic floor art, outside many people’s homes. Rangoli’s ancient symbols are thought to bring good luck and have been passed down through the ages, from one generation to the next, keeping both the art form and the tradition alive and, fortunately for all who visit, creating entrance areas that are both beautiful and meaningful. (Text: Alex Bradley)

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Respectful renovation, with refurbished stone floors, of a five-storey early Georgian terrace in London’s West End, by architects and designers SHH for an international shipping company

Giant tables by Featherstone Young Architects form workspaces at Central Saint Martins

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London studio Featherstone Young Architects has designed a family of different-sized moveable tables as flexible workspaces for the atrium of art institution Central Saint Martins‘ King’s Cross campus. Featherstone Young Architects designed the tables as part of a programme of projects that serve to make better use of the large internal „street“ that runs through the centre of  the Stanton Willams-designed building.

FEATURE: Unterwegs in virtuellen Welten: Neueste audiovisuelle Technologien ermöglichen nie dagewesene Virtual-Reality-Erlebnisse

Ohne dass es uns bewusst ist, funktionieren wir den grössten Teil unserer Wachzeit auf Autopilot, unbemerkt analysieren und filtern wir eine erstaunliche Menge an akustischen, visuellen und motorischen Informationen. Die Geschwindigkeit, mit der Nervenimpulse in unserem Gehirn ein- und ausgehen, kann bis zu 400 km/h betragen – sie sind damit schneller als ein Formel-1-Rennwagen! (Text: Alex Bradley)

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