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Un tempio di Corian
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Un tempio di Corian

Un tempio indiano rinnovato dal progettista P. J. Singh, che ha scelto il Corian® come elemento chiave del restyling
Data Pubblicazione: 30 November 2017

Un tempio della comunità Sikh, situato nella città di Tuto Mazara. nello stato settentrionale del Punjab dell’India, è stato ampliato e rinnovato.

 

Desideroso di sperimentare nuove tecniche e materiali, il progettista P. J. Singh ha deciso di utilizzare la solid surface Corian®  per il rivestimento delle pareti interne, in combinazione con la pietra naturale – l’arenaria Agra Red – incisa e gli intarsi di madre perla, due tecniche utilizzate tradizionalmente in India.

Essendo un luogo molto frequentato quotidianamente, era importante trovare un materiale che fosse facile da pulire e in grado di mantenere le qualità tecniche ed estetiche a lungo nel tempo. Inoltre, poichè i fedeli Sikh cantano degli inni durante le cerimonie religiose, era fondamentale che l’acustica del nuovo spazio fosse di qualità eccellente. Corian® è riuscito a rispondere a tutte queste sfide.

Il progetto del tempio di Tuto Mazara ha previsto l’utilizzo di circa 900 metri quadrati di Corian® nel colore Glacier White.

Gli elementi in solid surface per i rivestimenti interni mostrano incisioni con motivi floreali ispirati ai testi religiosi.

 

Per separare uomini e donne nella sala del tempio durante la preghiera e la meditazione, Singh ha realizzato una parete divisoria decorativa in Corian® Glacier White con pattern floreali intagliati e colonne parzialmente integrate.

 

Elementi in Corian® sono presenti anche in alcune parti esterne del tempio.

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A Corian temple
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A Corian temple

An Indian temple renovated by the designer P.J. Singh, who has chosen Corian® as a key feature of the restyling
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A Sikh temple in the city of Tuto Mazara, Punjab State, has been renovated and expanded. With the aim of experimenting with new techniques and materials, the designer P.J. Singh  decided to use the Corian®  solid surface for the cladding of the internal walls, combined with natural stone – Agra Red sandstone – engraved and inlaid with mother-of-pearl.

Since the temple is a busy place every day, it was important to find a material that would be easy to clean, with technical and aesthetic qualities that would last in time. Because the ceremonies involve chanting, excellent acoustic performance was also a must. Corian® turned out to be the perfect solution.

The project for the temple in Tuto Mazara features the use of about 900 square meters of Corian® in the Glacier White color.

The solid surface for the interior walls has floral engraving.

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The nature of the mountains
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The nature of the mountains

Alpilegno technology for the renovation of a rural structure in Trentino
Data Pubblicazione: 30 November 2017

The building on two levels blends perfectly with the surrounding landscape, combining an appealing image with outstanding energy efficiency.

The use of natural materials is the leitmotif of the entire renovation project done by Loris Cellana, the owner of Alpilegno.

The structure is made with spruce matchboarding stained gray like the shutters. The entrance door reflects the style of the traditional constructions of the zone.

The master bedroom has a striking ceiling with exposed beams and a large panoramic window across the whole facade, formed by special frames that can be fixed or open, inserted in the roof trusses.

All the doors and the internal staircase are in antique-finish spruce with natural varnish, for an intimate, welcoming atmosphere.

To reduce energy consumption while ensuring optimal comfort even in the winter months, the Clima 92 thermal-seal frames with vanishing hinges have been installed, in a two-tone finish: wood effect on the inside, pale walnut on the outside.

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Exclusive bathing
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Exclusive bathing

The Starwood collection of Porcelanosa makes it possible to create relaxing, comfortable and practical spaces without sacrificing elegance
Data Pubblicazione: 29 November 2017

Starwood, the new product developed by Porcelanosa Grupo for immersion in nature, is ideal for any space, including the bathroom.

Thanks to its specific characteristics, it is resistant to water, making it ideal for wet zones.

The collection offers the finest wood in four finishes: Tanzania, Vancouver, Nebraska and Minnesota. In all 12 tones that can be combined with 5 decorative elements (Eden, Ice, Desert, Noa and the new Maia), it can be used for floors or facings.

The bathroom has become a focal point for interior designers, in pursuit of functional quality combined with elegance.

The Starwood collection by Porcelanosa offers decorative facing elements that add remarkable personality to spaces.

In particular, the Noa decoration and the new Maia ‘mini-spike’ motif in the paler hues, like Minnesota Ash, create a distinctive image in residential bathrooms, especially with pale furnishings.

If the bathroom is spacious and there is a need to focus attention on one particular zone, darker tones can be used, like Minnesota Moka. Combined with lighter hues like Minnesota Camel they provide a perfect sense of contrast.

Starwood can be used for facings or floors, granting continuity to the bath but also to the entire home, using the same material everywhere to convey a sensation of fullness and harmony.

 

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Fattobene – Italian Everyday Archetypes
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Fattobene – Italian Everyday Archetypes

The new book from Fattobene, published by Corraini Edizioni
Data Pubblicazione: 29 November 2017

Fattobene presents a book that is a voyage through Italian industrial history through iconic objects.

The volume – edited by Anna Lagorio and Alex Carnevali – features a selection of 35 companies that together with their products have crossed two World Wars intact, and continue to make their goods with the same care as in the past.

These well-made objects are narrated in the book using archival material most of which have never been published elsewhere: photographs, postcards, prototypes, advertising posters that document the evolution of graphic design and tastes during the course of the 20th century.

All the selected objects are still in production and represent a tribute to the great classics of anonymous design that have made (and continue to make) the history of our country.

The book in Italian and English has introductions by Stefano Salis and Giulio Iacchetti.

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