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Watch: Week in review #047

Watch: Week in review #047


In this week’s architecture and design video round-up (above), tour the Ngói Space building in Vietnam where a “curtain” of discarded roof tiles shield the interiors from the sun. In Bali, stroll the grounds of the Green School and its latest addition – The Arc building by IBUKU.

Wander the streets of the Marais district in Paris and venture into the Halleroed-designed flagship store belonging to Swedish fashion label Axel Arigato. And, finally this week, a collection of the most beautiful pieces of glass art and design are now on show in Venice and Murano. Take a look.

For more information on each of this week’s stories, see below

H&P Architects in Vietnam, reclaimed roof tiles as facade
Designed by H&P Architects, the Ngói Space building in Vietnam features a tiled “curtain” facade.
  • Terracotta warrior: Composed of reclaimed terracotta roof tiles, the cellular brise-soleil of the Ngói Space building in Vietnam performs the vital task of filtering the hot Hanoi sun. Read more.
Axel Arigato Paris designed by Halleroed
Axel Arigato’s flagship store in Paris, designed by Scandinavian studio Halleroed.
  • Parisian pursuits: The Halleroed design team married gallery techniques with classical architecture references to realise the Paris flagship of Swedish fashion house Axel Arigato. Read more.
Murano glass on show in Italy
Titled ‘Glass to Glass’, an exhibition of spectacular Murano glass art and design is on show now.
  • Glass act: Italy’s Berengo Studio and WonderGlass have united during the Venice Biennale to celebrate the vibrant community of artists and designers working with Murano glass today. Read more.
The Arc at Green School in Bali, designed by IBUKU.
  • Bali high: Fuelled by the belief that “bamboo can change the way we build”, Bali-based design practice IBUKU has created The Arc at Green School – an open-air structure built from a series of sweeping bamboo arches. Read more.

View a collection of the world’s most beautiful glass and tour a show-stopping store in Paris.

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