It is all too easy, when looking at a finished project, product, or building, to forget that it took a massive effort to reach that point of refined completion.
Kennedy & Violich Architecture took a radical first step in designing the Soft House, replacing many of the hard wall surfaces of a standard prefabricated house with movable curtains that contain embedded nanotechnology and thin-film photovoltaics.
The concept of porosity has been a favorite point of exploration in the buildings of Steven Holl Architects, so applying that concept at the scale of furniture seems like a natural progression for the firm.
KieranTimberlake Associates has developed a strategy to achieve high performance in lightweight facade systems.
Foster + Partners
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, SJ Arkitekter
Wiel Arets Architects
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
HGA Architects and Engineers