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carnet de voyages

the spirit of copenhagen


salisburgo, salzburg

from top left, clockwise
the temple of poseidon at cape sounion, the acropolis of athens,
orchards on the island of naxos and the so-called homer tomb at ios

carnet d’architecture

spa house by metropolis design
it is located on a mountainside overlooking hout bay in cape town, south africa

edificio de departamentos, lomas de san isidro, méxico
project julio amexcua, francisco pardo
fachada principal metálica perforada con sistema plegadizo para controlar las
vistas generando privacidad y un efecto de diferenciación con un solo elemento

edificio petatglas, cuernavaca morelos, méxico
by tapia berna, magdalena ramos bazan, carlos solorzano, gerardo recoder

left, housing and offices in sète, france, by colboc franzen & associés

center and right, columbia university medical center, new york
project diller scofidio + renfro

cultural civic center , palencia, spain. project exit architects
madrid-based practice exit architects have converted a 19th century prison
creating a new meeting place for the people of the city.
the building’s internal pavilions host activities within a hybrid atmosphere
of old and new components. ph fernando guerra

fallen star houses by do-ho suh


carnet d’hotels et restaurants

villa casillo, project francesco mancini

hotel barcelò, hamburg, germanyhh

from left, clockwise

romantik hotel relais mirabella iseo (bs),;
mezzatorre resort&spa, ischia (na), ;
la suite hotel&spa, procida,;
poecylia resort, carloforte (ci),;
therasia resort, vulcano, isole eolie,

st regis bora bora

shimao wonderland intercontinental, songjang, china
project atkins

evolution bar by sebastian barlica, bucharest, romania

carnet de design

rocking horse by hesus

left, fusion tables by matthew robinson

center, luup table by david trubridge

right, oak furniture from portuguese brand matrioskas

brick biotope by fabrikaat
the brick has a dual function, as a brick and as a home for hous sparrows,
meaning that brids habitats can be built in to urban spaces,
rather than replaced by them

left, curl table by constanze schweda
low table inspired by kirigami, which is a variation of origami

center, rayuela stool, by alvaro catalàn de ocòn

right, cassettone sedici, storage by roberto and stefano truzzolillo

left, design weapons by evan dublin and brian persico ;

center, sofa by dima loginoff for artex ,

right, x-plus side table by shi xiaoxi for the creator me ,

carnet de lumières

left, diamond lamps,  by sebastian scherer

center, karat light, aluminium and acrylic glass, by anne boenisch


right, lamp from the bundles collection by giorgio biscaro
the material used is a special cotton fiber-board, usually applied for insulation
in electronic appliances.
when wet the composition of the textile becomes easily bendable
with a behavior similar to leather, easy to model

left, behive suspension by werner aisslinger
right, maki suspension lamp by nendo, design oki sato

from left, bulb box,chandelier throne and embarakya
by al-hamad design

carnet de tapis and wallcoverings 

left, concentric by gandìa blasco

center and right, wallcovering by chae young kim wall art

carnet d’art

intricate string installations and geometric drawings by sebastien preschoux




carnet d’expos

from top left, clockwise

giorgio de chirico, il labirinto dei sogni e delle idee, aosta, centro saint-bénin
until sept 30,

casamatta, sebastiàn matta, triennale design museun, milano, until sept 2

irene kung (and ferdinando scianna), certosa di capri, until sept 10

maria cristina carlini, villa recalcati, varese, until aug 26

carnet de landscapes

lego bridge by megx (martin heuwold), wuppertal, germany

carnet de livres et ebooks


teepee for books and a jaguar like a bookstore

new york modern architectures, a ebook by massimo brini
con cristina fiorentini and brian ros

from left
chan ho kei, duplice delitto a hong kong, ;
julianna biggott, memento, i sopravvissuti, ;
riccardo de palo, il ritratto di venere; eduardo halfon, l’angelo letterario
( )

 carnet de photos

self portraits by darragh casey, shelving the body

riflessi di un punto di vista, elena cambria, spazio originale, milano

cubes for albers and lewitt, jessica eaton

birds-eye view images by katryn dorfmann at galleri andersson/sandstrom

carnet de body ornaments

birds on rock brooches, designed by jean schlumberger fo tiffany in 1956
still on production

the last carnet

hole in this toothbrush directs water from the tap upwards
like a drinking fountain for easy rinsing

body painting by choo-san
milano 27-28 october
bbè nato prima l’uovo o la gallina?èèè

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carnet de voyages

londra, london, uk
carnet d’architecture
australian pavilion at the13th international architecture biennale  in venice,
will feature the theme ‘formations: new practices in australian architecture’.
conceived by anthony burke, gerard reinmuth and toko concept design,
the exhibit will illustrate unifying concepts within the profession
of architecture while celebrating the inherent points of departure to respond
to the biennale’s chief curator david chipperfield’s topic of ‘common ground’.

visitors begin with richard goodwin’s water taxi journey around the giardini

‘houseboat on the eilbek canal’ by sprenger von der lippe, hamburg, germany

guesthouse, bologna, italy, project by enrico iascone architects

catalan architect david closes designed a remodel of the sant francesc convent
in the town of santpedor, which includes a contemporary exterior stairway
in distinct contrast to the historical stone structure

green cast by kengo kuma and associates, odawara, japan
the façade is covered with planters made of aluminum die-cast panels,
which provides space for facilities

a barn stacked atop a glass house, project by kobe-based tato architects
the 1,000-square-foot house is the handiwork of you shimada of tato architects
has the first story in floor-to-ceiling glass so that the fine view could be in,
then for all the facets of daily life, shimada designed an oversized metal barn
and plunked it down on top of the glass house
carnet d’hotels, restaurants and bars
idaho rocky mountain ranch, 50 miles north of ketchum along the salmon river
idaho, usa

relais ca’ sabbioni, naviglio del brenta, venezia, italy hotel barcelò, hamburg, germanyhh

villa le rose, on the southern hills of florence, italy

corte della maestà, civita di bagnoregio, viterbo, italy

steak restaurant in the ginza district of tokyo, japan. project doyle collection
carnet de design
bamboo sculptures and screen by anne crumpacker

left, rabbit chair by sengji mun
center and right, designed by l.e.f.t., a new york based design collective, bird house
is a limited edition piece that was created from 2500 empty stray brass bullets
that were collected from areas in lebanon where hunting occurs

rising side table by robert van embricqs

left, auxetic table by tom cecil
a table made from sixteen hollow parts that are hand stitched together
to create 24 articulated joints. the table can be opened and closed
by either pushing, pulling or rotating a single part.
center, moving sofa on chairs by luca bornoffi
right, molletta bench by baldessari e baldessari for riva 1920 ,

left, rock by adrien rovero for, ph annik wetter
he reinterpretates the transformation of the existing cable car
into a rocking chair for for the garden
center, black star bicycle in bamboo fron ghana
right, designed to win, a 3d printed shoe by luc fusaro
each shoe is custom-designed for the individual athlete.
fusaro’s process begins with a 3D scan of the person’s foot.
on the computer, fusaro generates the form of the sole,
whose thickness varies in accordance with the foot’s specific structure.
a testing environment lets him test tension and flexibility on the unit,
before 3D printing it in sintered nylon polyamide powder

dear charlie banana holder by john truex for alessi

left, sweet talk and dream by matali crasset for campeggi , ,
center, abracadabra bench by lagranja design for metalco,
right, get out mod lounge by offi

carnet de livres
usa map book store by ron arad

from left
john pawson, puro spazio, electa architettura
andrea vitali, donne donne,
simone micheli, from the future to the past, edizioni l’archivolto

carnet d’art
le olimpiadi, the olimpics games, as seen by fabrizio sclavi

the other sun by jacob hashimoto at ronchini gallery

istantanee by leonardo vecchiarelli at chie artgallery

eduardo kobra, mount rushmore mural in l.a.
carnet de landscapes & urbanism
a moving trolley with a tree and a bench by matteo cibic

the “stairway cinema,” a mini-movie theater built at a bus stop
in a poor quality waiting place in auckland, project by oh no sumo

‘satellight’ by jurgen mayer h. architects, marrakech, morocco
satellite dish, disks formed with perforated metal are placed upon
and within landmark buildings including the royal theater and el badi palace

 carnet de photos
ph deidi von schaeven

garments and accessories made from food by fulvio bonavia

the last carnet
humanae  by angelica dass
the project applies the alphanumerical classification of the pantone coloring
system to human skin tone, communicated through a photographed
portraiture series. the background of each piece is dyed the exact shade
extracted from a sample of 11×11 pixels from the very face of the people depicted

milano 27-28 october
bbè nato prima l’uovo o la gallina?èèè
iridient bursting soap bubbles by fabian oefner
coaxed through the funnel of a sugar dispenser,
the soapy air pockets are immortalized in two states:
the moment immediately before and after rupturing

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carnet de voyages
erbil, irak
carnet d’architecture
left, asakusa culture tourist information center by kengo kuma, tokyo, japan
right, ceramic house by wang shu, pritzker prize winner 2012

tower studio by saunders architecture, fogo island, capoverde archipelago
carnet d’hotels et restaurants
chile, cabanas elquì, hotel elquì domos, rodrigo duque motta

citizen london bankside by concrete architectural associates

ciel de paris restaurant by noé duchaufour-lawrance
carnet de design
table and stools, bookcase by zeus

left, paulistano outdoor chair by paulo mendes da rocha
right, mood rocking bed by shiner

project for miniforms by zaven

table from the serie form follows function by daan mulder

accessori per il bagno di casa in poliuretano colorato
salvagente by mario cananzi, collezione soso by design estudio xyx
for boing

mta chair by marc thorpe
the mta chair celebrates the loss of nyc’s ubiquitous subway bench
the bench symbolizes the strict utilitarian performance
of an object for people

secrets of russia by company, matryoskha stools

carnet de lumières
left, koala by modo luce, magnetized lamps
center, lampe bouclette by francois azambourg
right, innerlight by simon pengelly for foscarini

left, el by daniel liebeskind for sawaya & moroni
center, cascade mini lamps by david trubridge
right, lampe parabole by pierre charpin, galerie kreo

pivoting crane lamp by gijs van vaerenbergh
the artist has made luminiscent a construction crane,
turning the utilitarian object into a slow moving lighting fixture
emitting a bright white glow for this urban public art intervention
installed in leuven, lovanio, belgium, belgio

carnet d’art
fields of light at uluru, niea ayers rock, australia. 250,000 stems of light
by bruce munro

left, twilight epiphany by james turrell, near the shepherd school of music
on the rice university campus, houston , texas, usa
accommodating 120 people on two levels, the space is acoustically equipped
for musical performances as well as a laboratory for music school students.
constructed of grass, concrete, stone and composite steel,
the pyramid-like structure is equipped with an led light performance
that projects onto the ceiling and through the 72-foot square knife-edge roof,
open to the sky. turrell’s composition of light complements the natural light
present at sunrise and sunset, and it transforms the skyspace into a locale
for contemplation and reflective interaction
with the rest of the campus and the natural world
right, ‘untitled (woven portico)’ by nicolas feldmeyer, ph nick rochowski
the london-based artist employs existing architecture to create new spaces
through the integration of contrasting materials.
this latest work is  a site-specific installation in which he has woven mesh between the columns of the portico
of the central building at the university of college (ucl) in london

notre dame de chartres, ph miguel rotschild, from the serie happy believers
carnet de landscapes & urbanism
left, the ancient ruins in the northern greek port city of thessaloniki, greece
it is a section of an ancient road built by the romans
that was city’s main travel artery nearly 2,000 years ago.
the marble-paved road was unearthed during excavations for new subway
and will be raised to be put on permanent display for passengers
ph nikolas giakoumidis
right, havoisund tourist route by reiulf ramstad architects
a winding concrete ramp to facilitate walking from the roadside
down to the seaside in havøysund, norway
“the objective is quite simply to single out and magnify the experience
of walking from the roadside down to the seaside at this very special place.
therefore a chief concern was to slow down this movement
and make the path itself a means of refocusing the experiential mode:
a measured, restrained approach that creates awareness

carnet de wall and floor covering
from left
pompon rug by matali crasset for nodus
at design parade, villa noailles, hyères, france, until september 30
alcantara set of colours,
moquette by missoni,
fabric by dedar,

carnet de photos
flying houses by laurent chehere

from the serie love letters by jiang zhi, at m97 gallery, shanghai, china

left, camille seaman
the last iceberg, stranded iceberg, cape bird, antarctica, 2006,
right, jitka hanzlova, sans titre, série flowers, 2009
at fundaciòn mapfre, madrid, spain, until september 2

carnet d’expos
alighiero boetti, game plan. at moma, new york, until october 1

olaf hajek: african beauty, black antoinette
on show at gestalten space, berlin, germany, until july 29

carnet de musées
musée jean cocteau, collection séverin wunderman, menton, france
face au rivage de menton et intégré au site, le bâtiment conçu par rudy ricciotti
peut accueillir l’ensemble des œuvres issues de la donation séverin wunderman.
inspirée par les multiples facettes du génie de jean cocteau
qui qualifiait son œuvre d’objet difficile à ramasser,
l’architecture du musée se veut multiple, morcelée,
parfois insaisissable à l’image de la façade extérieure du bâtiment

fondazione bisazza, montecchio maggiore, vicenza, italy
in occasione della sua apertura ufficiale, fondazione bisazza presenta
fino al 29 luglio
john pawson plain space, una retrospettiva sulle opere di john pawson
in collaborazione con il design museum di londra

fondazione studio museo vico magistretti, milano, italy
la fondazione invita chi possiede un oggetto disegnato da magistretti
a partecipare alla mostra il mio magistretti,
la cui inaugurazione è prevista per 16 ottobre 2012.
un progetto nato per raccontare le tante storie degli oggetti di vico
dal momento in cui diventano parte della casa e della vita di persone diverse.
attraverso i materiali di archivio e il contributo di storici del design
sarà ricomposto il contesto storico culturale degli oggetti in mostra
e prenderà vita un nuovo archivio fatto di racconti e fotografie
di proprietari di oggetti che vorranno condividere la storia e le storie

left, la casa del suono, parma, italy
chi entra nella casa del suono,
progetto nato dalla collaborazione tra casa della musica e università di parma,
inizia un’avventura nella dimensione tecnologica del suono.
ospiti nella ex chiesa di santa elisabetta, si ha modo di riflettere
sul nostro modo di ascoltare e intendere la musica
attraverso un percorso sulla storia e l’evoluzione degli strumenti
per la riproduzione del suono dal fonografo all’ipod
right, fondazione achille castiglioni, milano, italy
la fondazione, anche con l’apertura al pubblico dello studio museo,
intende offrire ai visitatori la vista degli artefatti progettati dall’architetto e
far conoscere l’iter progettuale con il quale achille ha realizzato le opere.
compie ricerche, acquista, conserva, comunica, espone a fini di studio
documenti e oggetti relativi al suo lavoro e al futuro sviluppo del design

carnet de livres
michel delsol, in a zen temple, galerie hamiltons, london, uk

edgar allan poe’s tales of mistery and imagination
the book was printed on handmade paper, bound in vellum, and lettered in gold
but its cost was mainly due to new illustrations:
24 full-page drawings by young irish illustrator harry clarke,
whose ink illustrations brought Poe’s characters to life with mesmerizing detail

the last carnet
left, desmid algae (micrasterias denticulata) (150 micron)
right,  bacteria biofilm (500 micron)

mark mawson
creates his photos by dripping acrylic paint into a fish tank full of water.
using a macro lens, he captures the ink before it’s fully dissolved into the water
milano 27-28 october
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carnet de voyages
pico island, azores archipelago, the volcano

islanda, iceland

from left, the harbour, the pop music center, the taichung met opera
taiwan, taipei (former formosa island)
the book by ulf meyer, dom publishers

lake nuba, the desert, the temple of naga, meroe necropolis, graffiti


carnet d’architecture
casa a monchiuso, erba, italy, project marco castelletti, ph filippo simonetti

left, shelter bygg by gabriela gomes, ph joao morgado
center and right, pebble houses, sardinia
project franzina + partners architettura

twin sails bridge, poole, united kingdom
project  by speirs+ major and wilkinson eyre, ph dave morris

turbine bridge, on the amstel river, amsterdam, holland
project by dwawu wiercinski + wrzeszcz
carnet d’hotels
left and center, qt sydney, design hotels first hotel in harbor city
right, hotel barcelò, hamburg, germany, hotel barcelò, hamburg, germanyhh

alila hotels, bali, indonesia
palazzo margherita, francis coppola luxury resort
bernalda, basilicata, italy, restoration by jacques grange
the nomad hotel, north of madison square park district, new york, usa
project by jacques garcia, ph benoit linero


carnet de design
left, clara chair by favaretto & partners for softline

center, table and chairs as if from nowhere by orla reynolds


right, cult chair by archivolto design for segis

left, naturoscopie shelf by noé duchaufour-lawrance

center, low table potential for collapse by axel yberg
right, damasio by armani casa colé


“les ballets c de la b commissioned a table that can easily be moved
by a single person or even taken along.
together with serge from the dance company we came up with legs
that have a wooden helical thread that screws into the tabletop,
reminiscent of piano legs. finally
we have removed a node from the wood and inserted a twig into the cavity
as if it shot there after all”, by labt


left, savage chair by jay saejung oh

center, reborn cardboard sofa  by monocomplex, made by 127 cardboard pieces


right, sfatto, unmade, sofa by francesco binfaré for edra

left, servo muto by calligaris
right, modest stool by paul menand

carnet de mode
myak, a project by terre nomadiche

in the foreground, zillion caps by david guarino
in the inserts, from left, ermanno scervino, lardini, john varvatos

carnet d’art
the ring by spencer tunick, image courtesy bayerische staatsoper
nude live sculptural work for the start of munich’s 2012 opera session
der ring des nibelungen
1700 naked volunteers painted in red or gold

sculptures by nacho carbonell with dome carbon magic for japan creative
the lightweight carbon fiber from which the artist has produced a collection of
objects emit sound using the resilient properties of the material

invisible poem painting by lu xinjian, acrilic on canvas

stone fields by giuseppe randazzo
randazzo uses algorithms to create stones
and to sort them by size all based on a trial and error algorithm
carnet de landscapes & urbanism
singapore, bay south, gardens by the bay, project grant associates
conservatory complex by wilkinson eyre,

sensational garden by nabito architects, frosinone, italy


a cafe, playroom and gallery are tucked beneath the artificial topography
of this undulating public square in méxico
project by enrique norten of ten arquitectos, ph patrick lopez


 carnet de events
left, festival di mezza estate, cremona, italy, until september 5
right, i suoni delle dolomiti 2012, in trentino, xviii edizione, until august 31

carnet de magasins

left, camper store in new york, usa, by shigeru ban

center, camper store in osaka, japan, by nendo, ph masaya yoshimura
right, camper store in granada, spain, by a-cero


the last carnet
the museum of endangered sounds
the online museum preserves the sounds of archaic technology for a generation
that may have never heard them ‘in the wild’: cds skipping,
early computer games playing, 56k modems connecting, and more
milano 27-28 october
bbè nato prima l’uovo o la gallina?èèè

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