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  • Sou Fujimoto
  • House NA
  • Tokyo
  • 2011
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  • Sou Fujimoto
  • House Before House
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • 2008 

The design is based on the concept that people live not just in indoors, but in the outdoor realm, too. Therefore, the ­architects did not understand the home just as a limited space; they developed their idea along the lines of a village structure, with individual “buildings”, open areas and stairways. Indoors and outdoors, the house and the ­garden, form a spatial continuum. This interpretation is both timeless and futuristic. It also reflects the Japanese tradition of the dwelling, in which one seeks to attain a harmony between natural and man-made things.  

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  • Sou Fujimoto
  • House N
  • Oita, Japan
  • 2007-2008

A home for two plus a dog. The house itself is comprised of three boxes of progressive size nested inside one another. The first box creates a covered, semi-indoor garden. The second one encloses a limited space inside the covered outdoor space. The third box creates a smaller interior space. Residents build their life inside this gradation of domain.

Life in this house resembles to living among the clouds. A distinct boundary is nowhere to be found.

The light passes through the openings in vertical and horizontal planes, which later will be covered by the tree’s foliage  that will give the space a new type of light. A filtered light.

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  • Sébastien Verdon
  • Out of Space/
  • Wall Paintin, installation
  • 2011
  • Archiv Aufgearbeitet/
  • Installation with Bills and Delivery
  • 2009
  • We Need More Space
  • wall painting, installation.
  • 2011

Challenging our sense of limits, perception and expectation…

See more from the artist here

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  • Freyja Sewell
  • Hush

Designed to provide a womb-like environment for those who want an escape into a dark, quiet, natural space, or state of mind.

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Tue Greenfort
Johann Koenig Gallery, Berlin


  • Tue Greenfort
  • Installation
  • 2010
  • Johann Koenig Gallery, Berlin
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Book Shelf in the Floor


Book Shelf in the Floor

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  • Xavier Delory
  • Serie : Formes Urbaines / Titre : Façade Libre_01
  • 2010
  • Photographie Numérique contre collé sur Aluminium 1mn- Tirage lambda Durst

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  • Regina Silveira
  • Abyssal
  • 2010
  • Vinil adesivo, paredes pintadas e filtros de luz.
    (Vista parcial) 10, 41 x 13, 57m
    • Atlas Sztuki, Lodz. Polonia

Brazilian artist Regina Silveira creates incredible illusions that play with our senses and messes with our minds. In Lodz, Polland, she created an installation called Abyssal (Depth) where she incorporated the gallery’s architecture, particularly its windows, to show a never-ending abyss one could actually walk on.

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  • Tue Greenfort
  • Diffuse Einträge
  • 2007
  • modified manure spreading machine, 100 liter tank filled with iron(III)-chloride, water fountain / Container - 17.600 Liter/ Container dimension - diameter 2 meter, length 5, 25 meter
  • Exhibition view: Skulptur Projekte, Münster, 2007 / Photo: Roman Mensing artdoc.de

Tue Greenfort’s project for “sculptur projekte münster 07”, Diffuse Einträge, singles out the water quality of the lake Aasee in Münster as a central theme. The Aasee in Münster and its surrounding park landscape plays an important role for the urban structure of the city, and its identity as a green and pleasant organised space. At the same time swimming in the lake is forbidden, because a high population of blue-green algae grow in the lake, which produce a poisonous substance in the water. Due to a highly intensified and industrialized agricultural production around the city of Münster, especially in subventionnized meat production, a high concentration of phosphates ends up in the river. This provides ideal growth conditions for the blue-green algea. In Münster, a scientific project has been established to examine the pollution of the lake so that the recreational use and aesthetic enjoyment of the lake can be maintained. The scientists found a method to reduce the flowering of the algae by adding a substance called Iron (III) - Chloride into the water. The substance bounds the phosphates chemically through the process of neutralisation. The “solution” thus, is a purely cosmetic one. It only prevents the eutrophication as long as Iron (III) - Chloride is added to the river.

source : http://www.johannkoenig.de

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  • Tue Greenfort
  • Ohne Titel (Bins)
  • 2008
  • Drei barbeitete Abfalleimer, Acryl, Glas, 110 x 100 x 95 cm
  • Courtesy of Frieze Art Fair, London

The project consists of three 1100 litre standard ‘Eurobins’ (the familiar street refuse containers otherwise known as wheelie bins) whose sides had been cut away and replaced with windows of clear polycarbonate, thus making them visibly incorrect and their contents visible to everyone. It created a kind of grand though rudimentary behavioural experiment in which citizens generated a transparent reflection on consumption, disposability and recent municipal waste incentives, at the point where personal assets were thrown ‘away’. Importantly, although the bins were encountered within close proximity to a major art event, they were not visibly “framed” as art works. No plinth, no label and no sign indicated that they were anything other than functional bins, plausibly located where one was leaving the event, perhaps ready to shed unwanted detritus.

source : http://www.johannkoenig.de

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Just in case you run out of space to store your books indoors.


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Jonah Freeman, Justin Lowe, Alexandre Singh
Hello Meth Lab in the Sun
  • Jonah Freeman, Justin Lowe, Alexandre Singh
  • Hello Meth Lab in the Sun
  • (2008)
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