“NRM (New Role Models) is an empowering initiative designed by David Kim and Mike Seto
The series of chairs features artwork by a variety of artists. Each is made out of 1/4-inch steel, bent, and laminated with a vinyl print. They distributed these chairs all around Manhattan and Brooklyn, so if you happen to see one, enjoy a seat!”
via: NRM (New Role Models) | Design Milk.
“Pàmpols Arquitecte designed this residential building in the historic center of Lleida, Spain. This brought with it the challenges of doing something new in an area with rich history. Dealing with social housing construction in a old town, grouped and serial, suggests the establishment of parallelisms between simple function tasks and complex purposes, which puts contemporary building housing in a strong need to standardize.
Read more via: 19 Subsidized Dwellings for Young People at the Old Town Center in Lleida / Pàmpols Arquitecte | ArchDaily.
Arch Daily has just put together a round up, showcasing 5 projects from 2009 in the public facilities category
via: AD Round Up: Public Facilities Part VII | ArchDaily.
Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group have won a competition to design a mosque, Islamic centre and museum in Tirana, Albania.
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