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.
Sebastian Errazuriz’s shelving unit called Bilbao receives its name from the street in Santiago, Chile, where the artist found a branch that had broken off a fallen tree. The branch was taken to the workshop and twisted, turned, and readapted so it could hug a flat wall and live a new life as a shelf.