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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.