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UNStudio Introduces New Flexible Urban Living Concept in the Van B Residences in Munich

UNStudio and Bauwerk have created a new ‘analog smart’ urban living concept for the Van B residences in Munich, Germany. The completely new form of housing reimagines the future of city living, catering to changing demographics and multiple family constellations. Through adaptable partitions and a system of plugin furniture, the project allows an easy change of configuration. “Quality meters over square meters”.

© bloomimages courtesy of UNStudio and Bauwerk© bloomimages courtesy of UNStudio and Bauwerk© bloomimages courtesy of UNStudio and Bauwerk© bloomimages courtesy of UNStudio and Bauwerk+ 16

Psychology of Space: How Interiors Impact our Behavior?

With most of our lives spent indoors, the space we occupy has a major role in our psychological behavior. Environmental psychology or Space psychology is, in fact, the interaction between people and the spaces they inhabit. Lighting, colors, configuration, scale, proportions, acoustics, and materials address the senses of the individual and generate a spectrum of feelings and practices.

From inducing warmth and safety, defining well-being, or creating a positive and efficient working environment, space can have a whole lot of impact on how we act or on what we feel; therefore, design and creative measures should be considered according to the social and psychological needs of the occupants.

How to Divide Spaces Without Traditional Solid Partitions

© Hyroyuki Oki© Giaime Meloni© Arash Ashornia© Kuomin Lee+ 17

Functionality, good ventilation, comfortable lighting and access to views are some of the important required characteristics that make for human comfort in an inhabited or occupied space. Nonetheless, those elements are becoming harder to achieve withing smaller city dwellings and builds. Architects and individuals therefore turn towards design solutions to create more agreeable and personalized settings.

An initial solutions to upscale and widen spaces, is to reduce the amount of standard solid partitions or walls and replace them with alternative means of spatial separation. 

Winter World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2019

SUMMARY
World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program (short for "WCM Program”) is launched by an international design competition platform Young Bird Plan, and it is committed to recognizing the fresh blood of contemporary design through evaluating graduation designs from global young designers in different regions and cultures. It encourages original design and design thinking in campus to conduct a positive dialogue with global design industry and industrial development, bringing young designers and their graduation works to one of the world's most influential design platform and the cutting-edge design ecosystem.

Designers who graduated between 2015 and 2019 and major in Architecture, Urban

Apartment 55 / Atelier About Architecture

Night view at the terrace. Image © Haiting SunStairwell. Image © Haiting SunMain painting room on 2F. Image © Haiting SunStairwell. Image © Haiting Sun+ 29

  • Interior Designers: Atelier About Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  300
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Cassina, Soluzioni Microverlay

Call for Submissions: Sky Design Awards 2019

We are calling for entries from now for final submission on May 16th, 2019, for projects that respond to the following themes:

OASE 101: Microcosm: Searching for the City in Its Interiors

This issue of OASE proactively confronts a disturbing trend: the encroaching standardization of interiors as civilization moves inwards. Rather than simply identifying the issue, the editors single out projects for interiors that derive their significance from a specific approach and show a recognizable element of authorship.

In the modern city, everyday life is increasingly moving towards the inside of buildings. The interiors of department stores, market halls, administration buildings, museums or theaters are part of the experience of the urban dweller. Every inner world of the city has its own character atmosphere and representative architectural language that supports its specific societal

Netease Yan Xuan Exhibition Hall / Li Fan Design Firm

Courtesy of Li Fan Design Firm© Dongqiang GuoCourtesy of Li Fan Design Firm© Dongqiang Guo+ 23

Hangzhou , China
  • Interior Designers: Li Fan Design Firm
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Jotun, Han Boundary

AIA Announces Winners of 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture

Nine projects have been recognized this year by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in the 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture. A five-member jury evaluated entries’ sense of place and purpose, ecology and environmental sustainability, and history to choose this year’s most innovative interior spaces.

New United States Courthouse; Los Angeles, Los Angeles | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. Image © Bruce DamonteApple Store, Upper East Side; New York City | Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Image © Peter AaronShirley Ryan AbilityLab; Chicago | Gensler. Image © Michael MoranStudio Dental II; San Francisco | Montalba Architects. Image © Kevin Scott+ 36

La Casa de Cathy / A Lentil Design

© Chi Shou Wang© Chi Shou Wang© Chi Shou Wang© Chi Shou Wang+ 16

Taipei City, Taiwan (ROC)
  • Architects: A Lentil Design
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  62
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018

Architecture That Uses Meshes and Nets for Escape, Play and Rest

Architects use meshes and nets as a way to brighten up homes, hostels, and even office spaces. Functioning as a hammock, mesh establish a connection between floor levels. This playful feature often creates unexpected places for leisure, escape, and rest. Below, we've selected 17 projects that feature nets and meshes.

Folding Settlement F3.stu / Atelier Prospering

© Hang Yu
© Hang Yu

© Hang Yu© Hang Yu© Hang Yu© Hang Yu+ 20

  • Architects: Atelier Prospering
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  296
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: 3M, Dulux, Hua Lin Equipment, TAI SHAN, nVc

Hangzhou Neobio Family Park / X+Living

© Feng Shao© Feng Shao© Feng Shao© Feng Shao+ 26

Hangzhou Shi, China
  • Interior Designers: X+Living
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  8000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Dulux, Interface, XiangCASA

Trans Plan 2018: IMMERSIVE EVOLUTION

[Overview]

TRANS PLAN is an international student design competition organized by A2G (Architecture Gallery at the Faculty of Architecture University of Manitoba). The competition is open to all students registered in a spatial design (architecture, interior, landscape, urban, and so on) and or an exhibition design programs.

The challenge of TRANS PLAN 2018 is to design an immersive installation that evolves throughout the duration of the exhibition. The winning entry, selected by the jury, will be installed at A2G for public viewing for 50+/- days in the fall of 2018.

[Design Brief]

Can space evolve through its contextual and environmental

FANAF Studio / FANAF

© Yilong Zhao© Xiaowen Jin© Yilong Zhao© Yilong Zhao+ 41

  • Architects: FANAF
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  300
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Nanjing Yade Peijian, Shanghai Yalan Coating Co., mosoo

Call for Entries: LUG Best Project Contest

Let's play with LIGHT!!!
Design a building, façade or interior. illuminate it with LUG and FLASH&DQ luminaires and win attractive prizes! (total amount: 12 000 €)

The organizer of the contest - LUG Light Factory is a leading European manufacturer of professional lighting solutions with almost 30 years of experience.
The cooperation partners are: bimobject.com, CAD PROJEKT K&A and Builder Magazine.

The competition is preformed in the following categories:

Architecture:
Creating lighting effects, exposing selected parts of the building, highlighting and emphasizing architectural details to create an attractive image of the illuminated object - this is architectural lighting.
In modern buildings, the external zone often penetrates

Shanghai Baoye Center Interior / LYCS Architecture

Entrance Lobby. Image © Lian HeTop of Atrium. Image © Qingshan Wu1F Corridor. Image © Qingshan WuSunken Courtyard. Image © Qingshan Wu+ 33

  • Architects: LYCS Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  27394
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018

Archisketch Drawing Contest

Open Screen Limited is now accepting submissions for its "Archisketch Drawing Contest," with more than $2,500 in prize money to be won.