Chanel’s the little black jacket exhibition @ Milano

Just in time with the Salone del Mobile, Chanel make a stopover with the little black jacket exhibition in Milan. Karl Lagerfeld’s (with Carine Roitfeld) amazing photographs of the reinterpretation of Chanel’s iconic jacket in an impressive historical building to accompany with spotted light and electronic music. The book, available at most of the book stores, is a must have.

architecture like an icon – the Amsterdam EYE Film Institute

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Icon architecture is dead – here is the counterargument!

Like a crystal the white building enthroning on the northern waterfront of Amsterdam. No doubt – the EYE Film Institute is a sculpture. The Vienna architecture office Delugan Meissl creates a house containing of 4 cinemas, exhibition area, offices and laboratories, which is demand one’s attention. Inside the visitor getting in touch with an interesting space experience. Outside in the daytime, the sun creates different colours on the aluminium facade and therefore every day it doesn’t look like the same. At night the building change into a large light object and will be a new landmark in beautiful Amsterdam.

Be there and take a look…

Aires Mateus – abstract architecture

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The brothers Francisco and Manuel Aires Mateus founded in 1988 the office Aires Mateus & Associados in sunny Lissbon, Portugal and they raised fast to icons of modern architecture. They adapt traditional portugiese shapes into a detailed-free abstract surfaces on special and typical places, often in small villages. Formal the buildings are affected by a strong will of abstraction. The conceptual design is oftentimes a simple solution to create surprising three-dimensional moments and give the word “volume” a new materiality and Composition. Inside and outside were linked to each other and the abstract buildings show the great experience and knowledge of  the architects in handling light and surfaces.