RIBA Manser medal shortlist announced , for "the best one-off house or major extension designed by an architect in the UK". At Designboom via world architecture news.
This week's MoCo picks.
+ Turner Castle Associates' Primrose Hill House for Sam Hecht and architect Kim Colin of Industrial Facility at Remodelista.
+ DLF Studio's Jackson House at Arch Daily, Rather taking the McMansion approach to the design and build to the setbacks, we opted to articulate the volume of the building in a way that would give the façade more depth figuratively and literally."
+ Valcucine's Lacucina Alessi, kitchen in an island. Via Trendir.
+ Martin Zampach's Hruska glassware collection for Moravské Sklárny Květná glassworks to be shown at Designblok in Prague this October.
+ Milgo Bufkin's Hyper Grilles, "Mathematics determine the repeating/changing patterns and varying degrees of openness in the series.". Via sub-studio.
+ Sara Huston's Lifestyle Coffee Table "which she will customize to your favorite magazines". Via Core77.
+ Philips' Wake-up Light 2008 at DESIGNWS.COM, "a significant departure in design from the first generation of dawn-simulator, evoking a feeling of sunrise through a steadily increasing light intensity emanating from the object.".
+ The FIETS Bicycle Show Gallery at Core77, the "exhibition provides a great overview on the variety of two-wheelers designed for sports, transport, or just showing off".