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1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Place of Peace , a 1947 single-family home in Mühlheim, Germany, was redesigned by ONE!CONTACT. Photography by Jannis Wiebusch] The post 1947 Home in Germany Gets a Contemporary Update appeared first on

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Army Barracks Exceptionally Converted into Family Apartment in Germany: Loft ESN

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Loft ESN by Ippolito Fleitz Group embodies an exceptional transformation of an army barracks into a spacious living space in Palmscher Park, Esslingen, Germany. The post Army Barracks Exceptionally Converted into Family Apartment in Germany: Loft ESN appeared first on

Flexible and Modern Worksharing Space in Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Mainz-Bischofsheim, Germany, a suburban community of around 12,000 near Frankfurt, this 233 square meter home is flexible and unobtrusively modern. The post Flexible and Modern Worksharing Space in Germany appeared first on

Reader’s poll names Kiano as tile product of the year

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2018, Germany imported 106 million sq. Awards Germany Stone-effect Tiles Agrob Buchtal Chess mosaic Cologne Fliesen & Platten Fundo Top by Wedi Kiano range Maternushaus Surround by GepadiKiano by Agrob Buchtal.

Off to Germany!

Burgin Construction

Private Burgin will be leaving this weekend to be stationed in Germany for the next three years to serve in the Army as a wheeled mechanic. Burgin Construction Inc. is a small design-build firm, family owned and operated. Our team, trade partners, customers and readers are like family to us.

High Tech Meets High Style in This Unique Home in Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

“Life in a high-tech format” was the concept behind this unique home in Germany, built by an engineer in the fields where he once played as a child. Architecture House in Germany intelligent home technologies Modern Residence

Aluminum Mesh Partitions Define Industrial-Inspired Office in Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in the town of Schorndorf, just outside Stuttgart, Germany, this industrial-inspired office is the result of an extensive renovation. Photography credits: Zooey Braun ] The post Aluminum Mesh Partitions Define Industrial-Inspired Office in Germany appeared first on

Brightly Barred Brandhorst

Diary of a Tile Addict

Architecture Façades Germany Museums Terracotta Ventilated Façades coloured terracotta rods colourful facade Hunter Douglas Museum Museum Brandhorst museum design NBK system NBK Terracotta sauerbruch hutton terracotta rainscreen TERRART®-Baguette

Glass House in Germany Is the Ultimate Modern Retreat

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Completed by Paul de Ruiter Architects , Villa K is a striking modern residence in Thuringia, Germany. The project, built using glass, steel and concrete, employed a series of sustainable principles.

Bring the Bling

Diary of a Tile Addict

Concrete is no longer simply the dull grey surface that gets hidden under something more stylish- it is now becoming something of a modern look to crave (see, for example, Andrea Maffei’s DOT or Kaza Concrete ‘s sucessful rebranding of concrete as a luxurious material).

ThyssenKrupp Lays Foundation Stone for Elevator Test Tower in Rottweil, Germany

The A to Z of Building

With a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony, ThyssenKrupp laid the foundation stone for its elevator test tower on Tuesday afternoon. The tower, designed by renowned architects Helmut Jahn and Werner

Intricate Folding Facade Showcased by Modern Nursery Design in Marburg, Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Opus Architekten completed the design of Nursery +E, a modern nursery project developed for the Town council of the City of Marburg, Germany. Photographs: Eibe Sönnecken ] The post Intricate Folding Facade Showcased by Modern Nursery Design in Marburg, Germany appeared first on

New Building Skillfully Integrated Into a Historical Ensemble in Hamburg, Germany

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Köhler Architekten skilfully integrated a new building within he historic district of Ottensen, in Hamburg, Germany. The post New Building Skillfully Integrated Into a Historical Ensemble in Hamburg, Germany appeared first on

materials4me Online Shop Now Available to End Users in Germany

The A to Z of Building

Following its rollout in the United Kingdom and Spain, the "materials4me” online shop is now also available in Germany. Starting from the end of April 2016, small users and end customers in

PPG Completes Expansion at Coatings Manufacturing Facility in Wuppertal, Germany

The A to Z of Building

PPG Industries today announced the completion of a $5 million expansion at its coatings manufacturing facility in Wuppertal, Germany. The project added equipment to existing buildings on the campus

Construction Market in Germany Forecast to Grow at 3.59% CAGR

The A to Z of Building

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Construction Market in Germany 2015-2019" report to their offering. The construction industry is one of the leading employers in

Hexion Announces Plans to Build New European Technology Center in Germany

The A to Z of Building

“Hexion” or the “Company”) today announced plans to build a new European technology center in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany. Hexion Inc. The new facility will consolidate activities

Axalta Begins Construction on New Waterborne Coatings Facility in Wuppertal, Germany

The A to Z of Building

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today broke ground in Wuppertal, Germany, on construction to expand its capacity to produce waterborne coatings.

Amazing Night with Villeroy & Boch – #BlogTourAmbiente


It’s always wonderful to meet the people behind the brands when you are a writer and finally witnessing Villeroy & Boch ‘s gorgeous dinnerware and hospitality at the Ambiente Fair while in Frankfurt, Germany was a night we all will remember for a lifetime.

The Spanish Tile Industry Develops a New Sector-Specific Environmental Product Declaration (DAP)

Tile of Spain USA

Spain will be joining Italy, North America and Germany who each currently have have sectorial EPDs.… ASCER has announced the development of a sectorial Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).

Light-Flooded Stylish Home Sculpted in the German Hillside 

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

” We’ve seen the studio design some beautiful private homes, like this black and white beauty in Ahlen, Germany , and we can’t help wondering which of these two home designs you would choose for your own home. Architecture Germany Leicht Stylish Home

Germany's Total Construction Value Add Anticipated to Reach €139.9 Billion in 2018

The A to Z of Building

Without a doubt, the decoration and packaging materials used in a trade-show exhibition can leave a sizable footprint on the planet. To address this issue, Taiwan's Green Trade Project Office has

Week of September 30th, 2019 – Oktoberfest

Architectural Ceramics

The annual Oktoberfest celebration is reaching its end in Munich, Germany this week. J Mayer H carves house in Germany from a stack of concrete blocks , dezeen.

Top 10 Residential Tile Trends for 2020

JG Kitchens

I’ve enjoyed seeing those in Italy, Greece, Germany, California’s Central Coast and Mexico on trips. I love tile! It’s one of the most versatile, durable, low maintenance design materials available anywhere.

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U.S. Helps Spark 1Q 2015 Italian Natural Stone

Stone Update

Exports stateside and to Germany offer lead outlet markets for Italy’s natural-stone industry in year’s first three months. Featured Analysis (Mid-Year/Annual) Stone Imports


The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Presented by : Mr. Ralph Johann, Managing Director, Gutjahr Systems , Germany. AT COVERINGS ’17. ARDEX Americas is pleased to present: Capillary Passive Drainage to Avoid Efflorescence and Failures on Exterior Balcony, Porch and Patio Tile and Stone Installations.

Weekend Playlist: Oktoberfest

Architectural Ceramics

Another 1980s chart-topper (it was #1 in Austria, Germany, and US Billboard Hot 100) is Falco’s Rock Me Amadeus. Cheers to the weekend – Or Prost! if you’re in the Oktoberfest spirit! We’re rolling out the weekend with some German jams and the tiles they remind us of.

IMM Cologne/Living Kitchen Recap with BLANCO Modex

Discerning Design

Last week I was so fortunate to attend the IMM Cologne and Living Kitchen show in Cologne, Germany as a guest of BLANCO. Now a warm, Southern boy like me doesnt comprehend northern Germany in January. Friday, January 25, 2013. IMM Cologne/Living Kitchen Recap with BLANCO Modex.

Time2Design: My World | My Time2Design | My #BlogTourCGN


I just returned from my #BlogTourCGN adventure, (Thats short for Blog Tour Cologne Germany & Netherlands), and I am sorting thru the thousands of photos I took, the business cards I collected and in general just trying to wrap my head around where to even begin. cologne germany.

Cersaie Impressions – Villeroy & Boch

JG Kitchens

Founded in 1748 in Germany as a ceramics company, they might be best known here as a tableware manufacturer. One of the booths I enjoyed visiting in my last (free) day at Cersaie , Italy’s annual bathware and tile show, was Villeroy & Boch.

Kitchen and Residential Design: Thermador's Freedom Induction

Kitchen and Residential Design

Last February, I wrote a post about an induction cooktop from Gaggenau Id seen in Germany the previous month. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 08 June 2012.

Molten Gold – Island Oasis

JG Kitchens

SieMatic is a premium kitchen cabinetry manufacturer based in Germany with a US presence. I’m not an avid chef, as I’ve shared before in my In Praise of Slow Cookers post , but I love eating healthfully.

Zoomlion Unveils High-End Localized Mortar Production and Construction Products at CIIE

The A to Z of Building

Zoomlion's high-end equipment manufacturing subsidiaries m-tec, the world's leading dry mortar technology and equipment supplier from Germany, and CIFA, an Italy-based world-renowned

Tile Tuesday: In Valencia Art is a Way of Life

Kitchens for Living

In Germany it was known as Jugendstil, in Spain Arté Joven and Secession in Austria. Welcome to today’s installment of Tile Tuesday!

A Clean Slate: How Rough Slate Can Have a Clean Aesthetic

Architectural Ceramics

Natural slate on a mountainside near the Mosel River in Rhineland, Germany. European countries that are lesser known but also offer slate quarries are Belgium, Germany, Italy and Wales. Natural slate on a mountainside near Eltz Castle and the Mosel River in Rhineland, Germany.

Avente Tile Talk: Tile Mosaics at the Cologne Cathedral

Tile Talk

Recently I had the pleasure of traveling to Cologne, Germany as part of BlogTour Cologne and while I was there I visited The Cologne Cathedral. PS: If you ever get a chance to be in Cologne, Germany you will never regret stopping and visiting The Dom. Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Upgraded Courtyard House in Berlin Inspires Comfort Throughout

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in the neighborhood of Hansaviertel Berlin, Germany, the Courtyard House by bfs design is part of a larger residential complex which consists of five dwellings, initially built in 1957.

It all makes Cents: Rudi’s Tile & Design Construction

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

He started in the industry when he was just ten, learning the trade from his father back in Germany. We have been using all ARDEX products since the 1980s, in Germany.”

#FlexBoneFriday: ARDEX FLEXBONE® Shears

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Made in Germany Now Available! ARDEX FLEXBONE® Shears. Easy cutting of FLEXBONE® uncoupling membranes. Ice tempered stainless steel technology.

Hand-carved, hand-painted wooden mini porcupines made in.

Heath Ceramics

Hand-carved, hand-painted wooden mini porcupines made in Germany, available in stores (finger for scale). This is becoming a thing.

Valentine's Day 2019: Thyssenkrupp Lights up German Elevator Test Tower for the First Time

The A to Z of Building

Werner Sobek and Helmut Jahn strived to create a "Tower of Light" with the thyssenkrupp test tower in Rottweil, Germany. Star architects Prof. For one day, it will now also become the

No Passport Required: 4 Global Etsy Trends for Your Home and How to Rock Them

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Etsy sellers in Germany have access to great vintage boutiques and weekend flea markets. The ’70s are currently popular in Germany and items like rattan, wicker, bamboo and macrame are highly sought after in German Etsy shops. We hope you like the products we recommend.