Couch Cushion Architecture

Before we were influenced by Mies van der Rohe or Frank Lloyd Wright, earlier we’d seen the visual delights of Ronchamp, Pompidou Center and the Bauhaus school in Weimar, we were driven with a larger force of design inspiration. More primal and immediate than any of the examples, it was. Ignored and unrepresented for too long in the industry, respect is paid by the current post to the wonders of couch cushion design. We’ve piled up a (largely) admirable collection of jobs, taken by a randomly ran hunt online. Join us as we have a critical analysis of design philosophies and the design, methods of living room furniture re-appropriation.

A obvious derivative of the Miesian box, this handsome job is “informalized” with the usage of vibrant, freeform roof panels. Taking further direction from the Archigrammotion, the project explores architecture as body wrap and propels sofa cushion architecture into new and exciting land.

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Ninja Blog Characteristics

Archi-Ninja is an Architecture student and Architecture blogger  in Sydney (studying at UTS).

She has put together a fantastic comic strip listing her favourite Architecture blogs and the specific Ninja qualities that each embodies. The list is a who’s who of the Architecture blog world – a fantastic list. Anyone would be well served to follow these blog regularly, to stay up to date, and remain inspired.

To boot, the comic strip is fantastically put together – imaginatively concepted, well drawn and constructed, it is a delight to read. Go and take a look

Oh, and the list, if you are interested, is as follows: