Tuesday, March 3, 2015
freelance architecture and yacht designer lujac desautel, well known for his nomination for the 2014 young designer of the year award by the boat international media, unveils the luxurious ‘SALT’ yacht to follow the ‘glass’ concept, envisioned in 2014. designed to provide passengers with a flexible, transparent and honest life aboard, its framework enables people to transform and engage the watercraft with the sea. its steps that fold down to the water, glass facade that slides open like a curtain, and its rear beach club, puts people at water-level and looks as if its built up from the ocean. it measures 55 meters in length which is the same height as its main mast, and accommodates three dining rooms, five cabins and multiple crew sleeping areas.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
MODERN Modernism... After a long life as Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and after a major (and respectful) remodeling, the Modernist Campus Sant Pau reinvents itself as a knowledge center. BY CAROLINA MIRANDA G...PHOTOS DAVID CARDELÚS
The most important modernist whole of Europe, Historic Artistic Monument, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, is in Barcelona (could not be otherwise). For more than a century hosted the headquarters of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (and many will still call it that), but after experiencing one of the processes of heritage restoration most ambitious of the moment, the Modernist Campus Sant Pau its way as a modern institution, home to a campus of innovation and knowledge where companies XXI century (Casa Asia, the l European Forest Institute, the Global University Network for Innovation ...) come together (and work there every day).Modernism and modernity go at last hand.