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  • Freunde von Freunden - Allan Spiegel

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    North of Stockholm in Sollentuna, self-taught Allan Spiegel built a singular family home enveloped by plant life. Quiet in its beauty, the tetris structure of the house follows the topography of the land it sits on, without distrupting its natural surrounds. If it was razed to the ground, you'd never know it was there at all—and it's this that is Allan's greatest joy.

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    This portrait is part of Home Stories— a collaboration Freunde von Freunden produces with Siemens Home Appliances. Home Stories explores the topic of innovative urban living, seen through the lenses of select inhabitants in modern global cities. We present unusual spaces, highlighting their aesthetic and technological qualities, alongside a look into their inhabitants’ lives.

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    • Freunde von Freunden - Anjo van den Brink and José van de Griendt - Duration: 2 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      From the outside the De Grijze Silo in Deventer still looks like an abandoned industrial building with its imposing concrete facade, which has dominated the local skyline since 1961. Inside, howeve...
    • Freunde von Freunden - Tobias Rehberger - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      One of Germany’s leading contemporary artists, Tobias Rehberger is based in Frankfurt where he works from his studio on the east harbor and teaches a class at the Städelschule. Taking time out to g...
    • Freunde von Freunden - Ruth Bartlett - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      Art director, set and interior designer Ruth Bartlett has built her brand Our Bartlett with a strong focus on classic craftsmanship. Based in Berlin, she invites us inside her characterful home and...
    • The Sooner Now 2017 - Sharing Ideas for a Life in the City - Duration: 75 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      With panels and talks addressing the future of urban living in Hamburg, Berlin, Dusseldorf, and Cologne, The Sooner Now continues its joint initiative with MINI in 2018. In cooperation with design ...
    • Freunde von Freunden – Tariq Dixon - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      Tariq Dixon, the co-founder of online design destination TRNK, saw a gap in the marketplace catering to a new design-conscious generation looking to create spaces for themselves that reflect their ...
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    • The Sooner Now: Frankfurt - Satellite Event Recap - Duration: 102 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      Find the full article on TSN Frankfurt, “Challenging densification in a shifting German metropolis where business must make way for the arts”, here:
    • The Sooner Now: Düsseldorf - Satellite Event Recap - Duration: 68 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      Find the full article on TSN Düsseldorf, “The importance of community and redesigning forms of virtual interaction in this digital age”, here:
    • The Sooner Now: Hamburg - Satellite Event Recap - Duration: 63 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      Find the full article on TSN Hamburg, "Addressing the growing issue of metropolitan space with the need to downsize our architectural preferences" here:
    • Freunde von Freunden - QWSTION - Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Swiss bag brand QWSTION pride themselves on timeless products that are both sustainable and functional. The environmental award-winning line of innovatively designed bags fashioned in Zurich explor...
    • Freunde von Freunden - Ansgar Oberholz - Duration: 115 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Entrepreneur Ansgar Oberholz talks about new work, self-determination and the power of heterotopia. With ongoing debates about the future of the ways in which we work, we’re thankful to Ansgar for ...
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    • Freunde von Freunden - Sevil Peach - Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      SevilPeach Architecture + Design were instrumental in reimagining office spaces, shifting away from dark cubicles and embracing open-plan, non-territorial spaces. With a focus on sustainability and...
    • Freunde von Freunden - Kevin Chu - Duration: 3 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Despite living in Hong Kong, Kevin Chu and Giulia Dibonaventura have created a sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle for themselves. Learn how Kevin’s background in design and Giulia’s lifelong dedic...
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