Profiles

    Year

      Results: 24

      More than the sum of their parts: Minotti

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      15.09.2020

      For a few years now, premium Italian manufacturer MINOTTI has been working with some of the world's best designers, combining cultural diversity with their own design DNA. A fruitful strategy, as the 2020 Collection proves.

      Hands off: GROHE

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      28.08.2020

      In public spaces in particular, GROHE sensor-activated taps make an invaluable contribution to hygiene – without compromising on aesthetics.

      The untouchables: Grohe

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      25.08.2020

      Thanks to GROHE's technologically advanced contactless faucets, no one need worry about getting their hands dirty while washing them.

      Can't touch this! GROHE

      Brand story

      Mareile Morawietz

      25.08.2020

      These days, It’s no exaggeration to say that washing your hands can save lives, and the hands-free fittings from innovative bathroom manufacturer GROHE are the perfect hygienic solution.

      Outdoors, inner peace: SPA Deluxe

      Brand story

      Julia Hauch

      20.08.2020

      In the era of social-distancing, a personal wellness space at home makes more sense than ever. With its outdoor whirlpools and swimming spas, SPA Deluxe is making it possible.

      Move over, Monet: OASE

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      13.07.2020

      If ever we needed a life-affirming relationship with nature, it's now. With its series of ponds and natural pools for swimming that fit seamlessly into garden design schemes, German aquatic-environment specialists OASE are inviting us to jump in.

      Water music: Oase

      Brand story

      Gerrit Terstiege

      28.05.2020

      German water project specialists OASE don’t manufacture water features, rather they are in the business of utilising water and light to create perfectly personalised garden architecture.

      All whirlpools are not the same: Jacuzzi®

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      07.05.2020

      There’s a reason why global wellness brand Jacuzzi® has long gone from proper noun to the generic term for a whirlpool experience: superlative design and innovation.

      Architonic Story: Join Tuuci’s shade revolution

      Brand story

      TUUCI

      23.04.2020

      Miami-based shade specialists TUUCI are on a mission to throw shade on the most exposed and beautiful environments in the world and you can follow the adventure in their new 2020 catalogue and in the video below.

      Seat temptation: Roda

      Brand story

      Dominic Lutyens

      05.03.2020

      Inside or out? With Italian outdoor furniture manufacturer RODA’s new EDEN sofa collection this ceases to be a question, as indoor and outdoor living become one.

      Mouthwatering: FRANKE Water Systems

      Brand story

      Barbara Jahn-Rösel

      09.01.2020

      With innovative, durable and attractive sanitary solutions, FRANKE WATER SYSTEMS has established itself as a reliable partner for projects in both the public and commercial sectors.

      Pool party: architecture to bathe to

      Brand story

      Peter Smisek

      07.08.2019

      Summer time, and the livin’ is easy. Architects flex their athletic creativity in the pursuit of the perfect pool house.

      Fun and games: new sports centres

      Peter Smisek

      24.04.2019

      Staying active isn’t always easy, but a little motivation can go a long way. Architecturally expressive, multi-programme sports centres are helping users score some vital health goals.

      Going for Gold: archi5's La Fontaine Multisports ...

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      23.04.2019

      For its La Fontaine multisports complex in Antony, France, Montreuil-based architects archi5 were determined to deliver a concept that championed a range of sports activities and athletic ambitions.

      Pumped: gyms that flex their design muscle

      Dominic Lutyens

      21.08.2018

      Fitness studios around the globe are going for the architectural burn.

      In the swim of things: new swimming pools

      Peter Smisek

      05.06.2018

      Recently completed pool projects around the globe provide more than a just quick dip. Their bold designs make for an altogether more atmospheric and immersive swim experience.

      Let's get physical: new sports centres

      Peter Smisek

      30.10.2017

      A healthy mind in a healthy body. In a healthy bit of architecture. A raft of new sports halls are serving as a shot in the arm for their users – and for their urban, physical contexts.

      Beats per Minute: Technogym

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      29.05.2017

      The Italian fitness products manufacturer Technogym stresses the motivating impact of stylish design and has had Antonio Citterio conceive its revolutionary new Milan flagship store as well as an equipment line.

      Going Ape: new zoo architecture

      Katharina Sommer

      23.05.2016

      Building for zoo animals is no easy task. It means designing complex facilities to ensure that diverse species are appropriately housed, while also creating an attractive, immersive experience for visitors.

      Textile roofs: State of the art at Techtextil 2015

      Ulrich Büttner

      20.04.2015

      Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, is the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and non-wovens. The complex industry, with its countless products for industrial-manufacturing processes, will once again be taking the stage from 4 to 7

      Sporting Chance?: the challenge of legacy-building in ...

      Alyn Griffiths

      04.07.2011

      As the cost of hosting major sporting events continues to rise, the need for something positive to be left behind once the fun and games are over becomes ever more vital. Architonic examines past and future events and the differing approaches to

      Own Goal: Who's really paying the price for South ...

      Tim Abrahams

      11.06.2010

      All sporting eyes are on South Africa as the World Cup kicks off. But what kind of architectural legacy will the event leave behind and, perhaps more importantly, what will be its economic one?

      Yachting – Design

      Susanne Fritz

      30.04.2010

      Modern design, beyond teak and brass fittings, has, however, been around for a long time in the world of yachting. Innovative boat-builders and designers work with new propulsion technology, materials and formal languages.Yachts are perfect for this

      Getting high in London: the 2012 Olympic city's ...

      Tim Abrahams

      22.04.2010

      When Mayor of London Boris Johnson unveiled the design of a 115-metre-high steel tower by renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor, which is to be built next to the city's new 2012 Olympic Stadium, the reaction from press and public was one of emphatic