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Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes

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Graphic Storytelling in Design and Illustration

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Two-day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

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Great Kitchens from Gestalten Books

We have selected some of our favorite kitchen designs from our architecture books of the past year.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Four Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Sustainable architecture has to think further than just ecological issues, the architect Hans Drexler argues.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The World's Best Cabins

A small selection of the breathtaking hide-outs presented in the new Gestalten book Hide and Seek.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

An Interview with Autoban

Istanbul design studio Autoban just completed one of their biggest projects to date, the new terminal at Baku International Airport. In an interview for their Gestalten book, Seyhan Özdemir and Sefer Çağlar explain their approach to design.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Going Public

At Belgrade's Architectural Week
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Going Public: Public Architecture, Urbanism and Interventions explores the creative revival of public space in our urban and nature landscapes. In a related upcoming exhibition in Belgrade, visitors will be able to further investigate the scope and techniques of repurposing the built environment for public use.

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COS x Nendo

Celebrating Salone del Mobile
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

To celebrating this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan—Europe's largest furniture design fair, sleek clothing label COS has partnered up with → read more

Homecoming

Photo Exhibition in Hong Kong
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

Young Chinese architects are designing compelling alternatives to China’s rapid urbanization between tradition and the future.

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Distilling Senses Exhibition

Hong Kong Arts Centre
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

From the printing press to the portable camcorder, artists have always harnessed new technologies to create works that stimulate senses and inspire minds. In recent years, much new technology are being created and consumed in Asia. How does this environment affect artists from the region?

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Homecoming in China

HKU/Shanghai Study Center, Dec. 3, 2013
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

Homecoming comes home to China. This Tuesday, December 3, Hong Kong University’s Study Center in Shanghai is hosting the last event in their lecture series Down to Earth.

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DETOUR

Design Festival in Hong Kong
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013

"DETOUR MATTERS: From Microtopias to Social Innovation"—with this year's motto, DETOUR will not only enrich Hong Kong's culture program, but also creatively deploy the city's public transport system.

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Two Free Tickets for the Belgrade Design Festival

June 6th - 8th, Belgrade
Posted by Gestalten—05/2013

Partnering with this year’s Belgrade Design Week, we are here to spread the good words about “Create new value!”.

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Kustaa Saksi & Gert Wingardh

Installation for Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
Posted by Gestalten—02/2013

Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh and Finnish illustrator Kustaa Saksi have joined creative forces to design the installation that will set the stage for talks on design and architecture at the fair.

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BIG

Unveils Phoenix Observation Tower
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012

The Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is commissioned by Novawest to design a 420 ft tall mixed-use observation tower to serve as a symbol for the city of Phoenix, Arizona.

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Patterns and Layering

Book Launch in Tokyo
Posted by Gestalten—11/2012

We are pleased to announce the Japanese book launch of Patterns and Layering taking place at the University of Tokyo on Sunday, November 18th.

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Patterns and Layering

Japanese Spatial Culture, Nature and Architecture
Posted by Gestalten—10/2012

According to renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, "this book aims to establish the interrelation between patterns and layering within architecture".

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Going Public

Public Architecture, Urbanism and Interventions
Posted by Gestalten—08/2012

Going Public, now available from Gestalten, showcases the creative revival of public space in our urban and rural landscapes.

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Let's Go Out!

Interiors and Architecture for Restaurants and Bars
Posted by Gestalten—08/2012

Let’s Go Out!, now available from Gestalten, presents engaging architecture and interior design for restaurants, bars, and clubs.

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QuaDror

A new structural joint
Posted by Gestalten—06/2012

Realizing the structural integrity of the interlocking members, QuaDror is made from the assembly of four identical L-shaped pieces, either thin resulting in a trestle structure, or thick resulting in a solid panel.

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Sou Fujimoto

Futurospective
Posted by Gestalten—06/2012

The Kunsthalle Bielefeld is presenting the first monographic exhibition in Europe on the Japanese architect.

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Institute for Imaginary Islands

Curated by Studio Lukas Feireiss
Posted by Gestalten—05/2012

The theater and event space HAU/Hebbel am Ufer and the architectural collective raumlaborberlin have teamed up to stage a large-scale exposition on the former airport grounds Berlin-Tempelhof.

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New Release: The Sky's the Limit

Applying Radical Architecture
Posted by Gestalten—05/2012

In contemporary architecture, nothing appears impossible anymore. 

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Atelier Bow-Wow

Showing at Aedes Forum in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—05/2012

Atelier Bow-Wow is known for their small housing designs within the dense urban areas of Tokyo.

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Space Matters

Symposium organized by Lukas Feireiss
Posted by Gestalten—04/2012

Spontaneous Interventions

Design actions for the common good
Posted by Gestalten—04/2012

This is the theme of the U.S. Pavilion at the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale taking place in the fall later this year.

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NUMEN

Reveal new project named Tuft in Pula, Croatia
Posted by Gestalten—03/2012

TUFT is an evolution of the tape concept into a more permanent,self-standing, transferable structure. Adhesive tape is used to generate the primary form of the object.

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Book Release: Once in a Lifetime

Travel and Leisure Redefined
Posted by Gestalten—03/2012

Today, luxury travel is having time for exceptional places and unparalleled experiences.

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Arigato

Disaster Relief Projects
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

In response to the devastating effects of last year’s earthquake and tsunami, Shigeru Ban’s architecture office has come up with a low-cost housing solution.

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Capital T

Tsutaya’s new retail venture
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

Japan’s largest media retailer has recently launched its latest outlet in the Daikanyama district of Tokyo. 

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Testify!

The Consequences of Architecture
Posted by Gestalten—01/2012

Curated by Lukas Feireiss the exhibition presents a selection of projects that seek to improve social, economic and environmental conditions through architectural and artistic means.

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Filip Dujardin

Exhibition in Gent
Posted by Gestalten—12/2011

The photographer, whose work is featured on the cover of Beyond Architecture, is going to have a solo show.

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TEDxNantes

Utopia Forever Event
Posted by Gestalten—12/2011

Gestalten's Architecture Editor Lukas Feireiss will be at TEDxNantes on December 15th where he'll be presenting our Utopia Forever book. 

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GRAFT on Deutsche Welle

Video Clip about the visionary architects' exhibition in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—11/2011

Last week Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle covered the vernissage of GRAFT'S exhibition“Distinct Ambiguity” in Berlin with a nice video clip featuring impressions from  the event and quotes by the founders Lars Krückeberg and Thomas Willemeit.

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Out of the Box!

See a Selection in Our Online Gallery
Posted by Gestalten—11/2011

From temporary pop-up shops to flagship stores and all manner of novel concepts in between, Out of the Box! is a collection of cutting-edge brand presentations and retail spaces.

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GRAFT Meets ZDF

An Interview with the Team's Wolfram Putz
Posted by Gestalten—11/2011

GRAFT architect Wolfram Putz came on German TV to talk about the new Distinct Ambiguity book and upcoming exhibition.

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Re-Cycle

Exhibition in Rome
Posted by Gestalten—11/2011

Invited to showcase their 'strategies for architecture, city and planet' is Vienna-based collective Feld72 a.o.

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Sublime

See a Selection in Our Online Gallery
Posted by Gestalten—11/2011

Sublime is a comprehensive collection of current Japanese architecture, interiors, and products that showcases and explores the country’s uniquely elegant design aesthetic.

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GRAFT

Distinct Ambiguity
Posted by Gestalten—11/2011

The architecture team presents a wide-ranging exhibition in Berlin.

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Out of the Box!

Brand Experiences between Pop-Up and Flagship
Posted by Gestalten—09/2011

From temporary pop-up shops to flagship stores and all manner of novel concepts in between, this book is a collection of cutting-edge brand presentations and retail spaces.

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Sweet Parliament Home

Ai Weiwei and Seung H. Sang Film Screens at the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011
Posted by Gestalten—09/2011

Homes tend to be thought of like places where conflict, diversity and collective are left behind to find familiarity and unpolitical calm.

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Sublime

New Design and Architecture from Japan
Posted by Gestalten—09/2011

Sublime is a comprehensive collection of current Japanese architecture, interiors, and products that showcases and explores the country’s uniquely elegant design aesthetic.

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Recent Book Releases

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The Craft and the Makers featured on Best Design Books.

The Craft and the Makers on Globemakers.

The Craft and the Makers recommended on Boca do Lobo.

The Outsiders reviewed in the September-October 2014 issue of Salt Magazine.

Barley & Hops featured on Lost in a Supermarket.

Barley & Hops on Selectism.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Heldth.

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