Twig Stairs (source: Imagination in Metals)
Stuttgart City Library
The Stuttgart City Library was designed by Yi Architects. Built out of pale grey concrete and frosted glass bricks it’s façade resembles a shell. The building takes the form of cube with an edge length of 45 meters. The gallery hall is a five-story space, in a form of a square and surrounded by shelves of books.
Bloomframe® is an innovative window that morphs magically into a balcony at the touch of a button. The first models are destined for an apartment building in Amsterdam in The Netherlands. The product’s creators, the Amsterdam-based architecture firm HofmanDujardin explain the Bloomframe® window could soon become a familiar element of the modern cityscape as more architects, developers and builders realize its considerable functional and aesthetic benefits.