Friday, August 27, 2010

Flos Wall Piercing Light

Flos always makes lighting fixtures that engage you with their fine design and attention to detail. It could not be any different with their latest effort, Soft Architecture Wall Piercing Light. It has a great number of possible set ups on any wall and can make one a discussion piece or an art installation - the limit is in your imagination!

via DesignMilk

Monday, August 23, 2010

24th World Congress of the International Union of Architects, Tokyo 2011

The next world congress of the International Union of Architects will be held inTokyo, Japan, from 25 to 29 September 2011. The academic programme covers research papers and design works, realised or planned, on the overall congress theme: DESIGN 2050. This theme is the opportunity for designers to express and present their visions of architecture and ideal cities and to imagine the tendancies of urban architecture prefiguring the world in 2050.

UIA TOKYO 2011 invites architects, engineers, researchers and students all over the world to express their opinions on the main theme DESIGN 2050 according to the three sub-themes: Environment, Cultural Exchange, Life. The authors of contributions that have been accepted by the selection committee will have the opportunity of presenting them during the congress between the 26 and 28 September 2011. They will also be published on the congress web site and on a DVD.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 31October 2010. Full details concerning contributions may be downloaded on the congress web site:

Contributions will be submitted exclusively on-line via the congress web site and will be in English .

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