Trending
Crypton Introduces its First Vinyl
Revl, a new vinyl from Crypton in collaboration with O’Sullivan ...
MoMA Proves Latin American Architecture is More Than Oscar Niemeyer
Eladio Dieste. Church in Atlantida, Uruguay, 1958. Photo by Leonardo ...
Axor LampShower with Nendo: A Genius Fusion of Water and Light
Sponsored by Axor It's well known in product development that ...
Product Roundup: 29 Outdoor Furnishings
  From hanging loungers and sculptural planters to striking silhouettes ...
20 Design Favorites on Instagram This Week
Spring is upon us! And though the weather may be ...

JOB ZONE

jobseekers:

employers:

 
Weekly Poll
Which flooring trend are you dying to specify?

    Calendar Upcoming Events
    Apr 01
    Moscow, Russian Federation

    Domotex Russia

    Apr 03
    New York, NY

    Blackman Cruz Auction

    Apr 08
    San Diego, CA, United States

    Boutique West in San Diego

    Apr 14
    Orlando, FL, United States

    Coverings '15: The Global Tile and Stone Experience

    Apr 14
    Milano, Italy

    isaloni/Cosmit - Salone Internazionale del Mobile


    Close Search by date

    or See All Upcoming Events

    industry_article_detail_left_zone

    BMW Guggenheim Lab to Winter in Mumbai

    Rendering courtesy of Atelier Bow-Wow/Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

    Rendering courtesy of Atelier Bow-Wow/Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

    We've all heard about its interventions in New York and Berlin - come December, the BMW Guggenheim Lab will hold court at the Dr. Bahu Daji Lad Museum in Mumbai, India. The lab's free programming will explore the balance between personal and public space in a city home to more than 20 million people.

    Designed, like the others, by Tokyo-based Atelier Bow-Wow, the latest plan was inspired by Mumbai’s dense population and modeled after the Indian mandapa, a raised outdoor pavilion traditionally used for public celebrations and events. The main structure will stand in the museum's gardens and is constructed primarily of native bamboo.

    “The new site-specific design subtly celebrates both the simplicity of the former six-column lab architecture and the elegance of the multi-column interiors of our local collaborator, the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, through a similar, but distinctly local and welcoming 36-column bamboo structure," says BMW Guggenheim Lab curator David van der Leer. "We are proud to also bring a mobile version of this bamboo lab to a series of distinct locations in neighborhoods around Mumbai.”

    Design projects, participatory studies, tours, talks, workshops, film screenings and cultural activities will take place on site at the museum and at “pop-up” locations throughout the city from December 9, 2012 through January 20, 2013.

    industry_article_detail_central_zone