Danish designer, Margrethe Odgaard, keeps searching for new ways to use colour & pattern – from her dichroic glass door & window to her tablecloths with woven pattern showing how to set a table. See Blogroll for a link.

All text has been taken from Margrethe Odgaard’s site / Rite-Rite site-specific door:  Birch, acrylic glass, dichroic filter, yellow carbonated steel.  ‘The door was created for Odgaard’s solo exhibition at […]

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Extending the use of heat actuated materials to architectural purpose: new developments in ‘Nylon Muscles’ have been taken up in 2 Masters projects at the IaaC*, Barcelona. See Blogroll for a link.

*Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia where, apart from the outcomes of Masters programmes, there is an abundance of architectural research worth reading about. (See Blogroll link). Students undertaking this […]

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The Breathing Skins Project is biomimicry experimentation using permeable muscle-controlled skins – potentially building skins – to respond to indoor climate & user’s needs. See Blogroll for a link.

The Breathing Skins Showroom was awarded a Green Product Award 2016 (International) & a German Design Award 2017.  The Showroom was realised in Mandelbachtal, Germany & has been exhibited in Hamburg, Cologne & […]

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