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Monthly Archives: February 2012

SpacePlace of the Week – Form just follows function

Lyon Railway Station by Santiago Calatrava expresses the beauty of an honest structure  repeated. Space is created, not by unnecessarily complex form making, but the repetition of a refined and elegantly composed component. The form is a natural by product of the structural behaviour and material, revealed through light. There is no need for ornament or […]

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Future proof design

This stairgate designed in from the outset is a great example of forward thinking design. This future proofs the family house and ensures there is no need for awkward and often ugly stairgates to be installed over the generations.

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SpacePlace of the Week – quirky form and function in LA

There is something delightful about this little office pob.  It has a great sense of place. Despite its quirky character you just know there is a reason why the designer has chosen to place it on a post out the front of the house. It speaks of its context.  The house is in Venice Beach, California and is […]

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SpacePlace of the Week – delivering more bang for your buck

The Rialto Bridge in Venice is a great example of how we see design. The bridge bit is taken for granted, that is the brief, the function, merely being ‘fit for purpose’. It delivers on that front. What is interesting to us as designers is the way it achieves something more.  The real added value is […]

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