How does the desire for deceleration, for more naturalness and more mindfulness affect the design of our environment? How can we change the interiors in which we live and work? Where do floors begin and where do they end? What new functionality will floors provide in the future? And: Who says nature only happens outdoors?14 Jul 2020
Spela Videcnik and her OFIS Architects office in Andalusia have built a 20-square-meter pavilion made of special solar control glass. "La casa del desierto" consists of a living area, bedroom and whirlpool sunk into the wooden floor, which offers a unique view of the surrounding desert landscape. The floor-to-ceiling glazed "walls" are moored between the foundation and the roof, each of which is constructed of wooden cassettes, with mirrored panels on the facades to reflect the surroundings. The floor is covered with light gray-bleached, narrow and elongated panels made of larch wood by the Slovenian company Permiz, which lead beyond the room into the open air, thus seamlessly connecting indoors and outdoors.
The glass pavilion was developed as a holiday home that can be booked via Internet platforms.
Visitors to DOMOTEX 2021 can find out about the latest floor covering developments. Under the lead theme COVER NEW GROUND, innovative manufacturers will be presenting a wide range of products in Hannover from 15 to 18 January.
At the " ", the segments of Carpets, Fibers & Yarns in Hall 11 and Resilient Flooring & Design Flooring, Parquet and Laminate Flooring, as well as Application and Laying Techniques in Hall 12 will each have their own stage, and products will be highlighted in the context of actual room settings, thus putting the spotlight on special trends. In keeping with the fair’s lead theme, these inspirational rooms are intended to put a forward-looking, upbeat spin on the subject of floor coverings. Exhibitors who wish to also wow their audiences in this context can submit their
intended interior designs to the producers of DOMOTEX and take advantage of free space. This will enable exhibitors to stand out even more as industry pacesetters, true to the trailblazing spirit of COVER NEW GROUND.
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