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By Anna Yudina

Furnitecture is a sourcebook exploring the furniture, inside environments, and strategies for small areas on the assembly element among layout and structure. The booklet positive factors the paintings of a emerging new release of designers around the globe who're beginning to take into consideration furnishings in an architectural method, leading to items that brilliantly rework inside areas.

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COM Born out of designer Giuseppe Amata's vision of a shipwreck, filled with ancient manuscripts and recovered by archaeologists centuries later, MinimurnBook (above and below) juxtaposes powerful verticals and rugged horizontals: steel rods JJ and oak shelves; the poetic imperfection of old wood and the industrial quality of stainless steel. This is a naked structure that doesn't hide a single joint. 6 ••••••••••••• L 200cm .................. ' P18cm -• ' • • H zoocm ' _, • i i I• ' j ! UK STEPHAN SCHULZ This bookcase (above and right) by American designer Stephen Burks is a zigzag arrangement of 'ladders', held together by CNC-contoured shelves.

This cabinet of curiosities, leaning against the corner appears to be random. of a room and perched on a step ladder, both exploits the unused space and highlights its emptiness. z 0 t; ::> 0:: I-" V') z 0 u w 0 M l/) 0 - r - ALDA, GIULIO IACCHITTI (P. J '° L{) 0 Paris-based architects Bona-Lemercier developed the Original Bipolar Units, or OBU, as a multifunctional solution for CNEAI, the national centre for contemporary graphic arts. OBUs form part of an intelligent intervention within a heritage building, and are used as archive storage, exhibition displays, shop equipment, office furniture and video-viewing platforms.

Part of The Wild Bunch furniture series designed by Konstantin Grcic, Tyke (left) is an exercise in . ' - the smart reduction of structure, material and effort of assembly. Its uprights lean against the wall, while shelves of bent steel are simply hooked onto them. _:. • •: downloaded as a CAD file, fed to a CNC machine, then assembled from the resulting elements in plywood or metal. The project required some serious deconstruction thinking from its designer, who reduced an initial idea to its basic components, enabling it to be produced from a single sheet of material for tools-free assembly.

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