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Precision Casting from the Witch’s Kitchen

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When designers and leading industrial enterprises put their heads together, it usually gets exciting. While such a collaboration allows industry the possibility of demonstrating its special capabilities in a completely new context, its manufacturing

Valencia Disseny Week

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Thanks to an invitation to FEED, the first congress of international bloggers and digital media, received from Valencia Disseny Week and ADCV, the association of Valencia designers, Architonic had the opportunity not only to attend Habitat Valencia

CNC carpentry: the 'selfsupportingframework'

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Recently, carpentry-oriented joinery has been enjoying a renaissance thanks to the increased use of CNC-driven manufacturing techniques – even connecting parts can be produced in a number of geometric variations and cost efficiently at that.

DMY 2010: Architonic reports from the Berlin design festival

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Ernst Sagebiel's architectural matsterpiece Tempelhof Airport was the venue for this year's DMY design festival in Berlin. Architonic was needless to say there, ready for take-off.

"...with the level of quality our grandparents ...

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"Cecilie is just like her furniture," a friend of mine who works as a designer told me when I mentioned I was going to be interviewing the Copenhagen-based designer Cecilie Manz. And, indeed, Manz exudes a calmness and composure much like her

Architonic Concept Space III

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Designed by Zieta Prozessdesign, presented at imm cologne 2010

Architonic Concept Space III: Blow-up Statics

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Making of Architonic Concept Space III, created by Zieta Prozessdesign

Architonic Concept Space III: Building with air

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Architonic Concept Space III, designed by Oskar Zieta and the CAAD Faculty at ETH Zurich

Moulded Nature

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For years now international materials producers have been working on sustainable alternatives and they are now ready to launch biologically degradable plastics which can be used for a range of applications.