Meta MoCo This Week
by Harry / May 3, 2008

Bevk Perović arhitekti's house H extension in Ljubljana at Arkinetia, "The pavilion works as 'camera' with the floor to ceiling openings functioning as lenses directing the views to the greenery.".

This week's MoCo picks.

+ Olgga Architects' energy efficient, 70 square meter, wooden Maison EvolutiV show house for the Salon Europeen du Bois in Grenoble. Via Archinect.

+ Modern Living's 129 square meter MIKE 129 prefab. Via HemFeber.

+ Architect Gustavo Penna's Alphaville house in Nova Lima, Brazil, "designed to prevent unwanted interactions with the street" at ARCOweb. Via noticias arquitectura.

+ Natural Retreats Luxury Eco-Getaways in the UK, "offer a chance to explore beautiful national parks, bask in luxury, and feel confident that your holiday has a low environmental impact.". Via Inhabitat.

+ Yvonne Schroeder's Dali-esque inside and outside cornerframe for Details. Via swissmiss and

+ Hans Tan's Idea of a Clock uses "a green LED bulletin board to display the current time with a lengthy textual description. By the time you're done reading the entire message, the time probably will have changed" at designboom.

+ Karen Ryan's Wood Work lighting installation made with wood and acrylic offcuts.

+ Designguide.TV video coverage of Milan 2008; Richard Hutten's Layers, Droog Design's a touch of green and Studio Job's the Farm.

+ Pieter Maes' furniture designs for Brastilo, "marked by an equal fondness for geometric figures as well as elements of the natural Brazilian landscape.". Via Josh Spear.

+ Core77's NY Design Week 2008 Preview: Hardcore - New Finnish Design. New Finnish Design "will showcase 20 individual design projects and concepts from Finland presented in collaboration with major Finnish design companies.".

+ The Fisher & Paykel Izona CookSurface "combining the superior performance of gas cooking with the convenience of an easy-clean ceramic cooktop". The CookSurface has three sets of hidden pan supports for different sizes of pans within the ceramic surface, when not in use, the burners sit flush with the ceramic surface creating a large easy-to-clean work surface. Via Appliancist.

+ The Fjord 40 Open, "a speedboat with amazing simplicity: a clear-cut hull with high freeboard, simple T-top, a clean deck". Via Below The Clouds.

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