Design

Yuya Ushida: sofa_XXXX

'Sofa_xxxx' of yuya UshidaDesigner with offices in Germany, is an expandable and retractable seating system that converts from couch to chair. The cabinet is constructed from 8.000 chopsticks that have been individually cut at different lengths and polished to achieve the correct angles needed to build the structure.
Ring and joints were used to connect the elements of the sofa and confer adaptability and flexibility. Overall, it took three months of work to finish the job. The sofa "XXXX" can support up to three people each 70kg.

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Architecture

Modern Retail Design: Frankfurt Regionals Wood Installation by Graft

The Designers GRAFT They have another contemporary creation to add to its portfolio: the Frankfurt Regionals, creative installation of wood for the Heinemann Duty Free Shop in the Frankfurt Airport in Germany. This shop 40 square meters

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Architecture

Acme Architecture, Hunsett Mill

The restructuring Hunsett Mill, from Acme Architecture based in London, has been driven by a focus on environmentally friendly practices and the desire to create a building that would fit naturally into the landscape, both in terms of aesthetics and function.
The challenge of the project was the location, in the protected wetlands of the Norfolk Broads, historically adapted for industrial use, the landscape of the Broads has benefited from the contemporary trends that emphasize conservation and the return to nature. Originally the home of the guardian of the water pumping windmill, the building has undergone a number of expansions over 20 century. Were added room by room at different times, the house looked disjointed not only following the changes but also because of the collapse of land following the increase of the floods from the nearby swamps.

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