Category Archives: Design Inspiration

Agar Grove

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Agar Grove, located in Camden was designed by London based Architects Craft Design. Previously an open plan office, the space was converted into an airy and modern loft. Despite the size of the space, the architects have efficiently capitalised using every available place to provide a spacious open plan space.The central Volume accommodates the bathroom and storage units with the bedroom sitting on top. The far wall bridges everything together whilst providing extra storage.

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Leiden House

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Firm 8A Architecten have redesigned a small residential house in Leiden by introducing an oak structure which combines a staircase, a sofa and storage.

By incorporating these elements together, the rest of the house, becomes an multipurpose, functional space. The Oak structure combined with the modernised white finishing creates a light, calm environment.

Architect Robert Uijttewaal of 8A Architecten. was asked to make the most of space and light in the 76-square-metre residence, which provides a second home for a Dutch family living in Paris.

The architect began by removing all existing partition walls on the ground floor, then added an oak staircase that merges into a fixed sofa with integrated storage space, similar to the design of a ship’s cabin.

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Sensing Spaces Exhibition – Royal Academy of Arts

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Sensing Spaces Exhibition – Royal Academy of Arts

Some of the most creative architectural minds from around the world have been invited by the Royal Academy of Arts to take part in a challenge

The challenge; to give you a new perspective on architecture. Using structures, textures, scents, lighting and colour they will transform the Main Galleries and ask fundamental questions about the nature of architecture.

Visitors will be asked to explore different environments, different moods, touch, climb, sit, talk, walk, contemplate and therefore bring this extraordinary exhibition to life.

Sensing Spaces  is from Saturday 25th January 2014 to Sunday 6th April 2014

The Russian Pavilion by SPEECH Tchoban/ Kuznetsov

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The Russian Pavilion by SPEECH Tchoban/ Kuznetsov for the 2012 architecture biennale

is comprised of two parts ‘i-city’ and ‘i-land’, addressing Russia’s past and future in a 

highly interactive experience. 

‘i-city’, consists of three rooms with a grid of QR codes covering the walls, floors and ceilings. 

Visitors are given a tablet when they enter, which they can point at any particular code, 
where the tablet translates code into information about the Skolkovo project, 
a future science city just outside Moscow promoting architectural and technological innovations 

FieldCandy Tents

FieldCandy Tents

UK-based FieldCandy have created a range of stand out from the festival crowd tents . Designs from a group artists and designers – photographers, graphic designers, illustrators, branding and advertising designers – were then transferred to the ultra-light, waterproof flysheet that covers the two-person tent.