Meta MoCo This Week
by Harry / February 9, 2008

Haus 9×9 Augsburg by architects Titus Bernhard Architekten, a house built out of gabions (metal cages filled with rocks). Via Judit Bellostes.

This week's MoCo picks.

+ World Architecture News House of the Year 2007 features 25 contenders. "The criteria are originality, innovation and sustainability, as well as consideration of the context.". Via TreeHugger.

+ Container House by Leger Wanaselja, "bringing a more traditional look to the container composed residence, located on top of a hill in an East Bay suburb overlooking San Francisco, Calif.". Via Inhabitat.

+ Via Archinect, "ever wonder how much a well known MVRDV house would cost to buy?", Scheepstimmermanstraat 40 in Amsterdam is for sale.

+ Paris Design Week part 1 and part 2 at DESIGNWS.COM.

+ Stockholm Design Week at

+ The Stockholm Furniture Fair's Greenhouse at David Report blog, "It's the place where you find work from the design schools and also young and upcoming independent designers.".

+ Poltrona Frau's Oceano bedroom storage cabinet for the urban nomad. Designed by Andree Putman, "The bedroom trunk is for storing objects, clothing and accessories. Hidden away inside the trunk there is also a folding mini-desk with a removable padded pouf.". Via Trendir.

+ The Wästberg w08 task light designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune, "Hiding all the mechanics and electronics left a no-nonsense design."

+ The 'Turn Me On' light by Sylvie van de Loo at designklub "switches on with a simple flip to its side.".

+ Ksenia Movafagh's felt Pebble Rug for 2Form Design. Via Apartment Therapy via Freshome.

+ Bye bye plastic bottles... Eva Solo's stainless steel water flask at Design Scout.

+ Fabio Novembre's 100 PIAZZE for Driade, miniature silver plated brass replicas of Italian Piazze. Via pan-dan.

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