The remodeling of the existing parking lot in the small seaport town of Youghal quickly became an iconic visual symbol for the town. The 12 umbrellas that measure 6 x 6 m cover the former parking lot and convert it into a meeting place capable of withstanding a wide range of weather conditions. Local residents have since lovingly nicknamed the area “Umbrella Square”. Nothing more to add to this urban architectural intervention? It could not have been better – and this is the case for everyone involved.
The way of using construction waste residue as the concrete aggregate is an effective approach to dispose the construction waste residue. Using the construction waste residue in outdoor public infrastructure can reduce the construction waste’s harm on the environment and have positive role in the whole society and environment.
Tulpi-Arabesque is designer Marco Manders newest design, a new addition to the Tulpi product line. This design was not only inspired by the Tulip but also by the typical arabic ornaments and script. Like the minarets, the shape is slender and elegant. From every angle the brightly colored inner tray is visible. An additional advantage is that the owner can quickly recognize if the tray needs emptying. Marco Manders embraces the cohesion of environment and people, playfully contributing to, and thus enhancing, the value, appearance and importance of the surroundings.
The eye-catching Tulpi-InMotion, developed by Dutch designer Marco Manders, will bring a new experience: "If sitting becomes floating". It is a perfect combination of design, ergonomics, sustainability and experience. The Tulpi-InMotion gives a smooth fluctuation, the user imagines himself in a carefree atmosphere.
A metal bench laser cut designed by Enrico Azzimonti produced by using an innovative productive approach: it is time to break the patterns and overcome the technological limitations that till now have bound the tube processing only to some application fields. It's conceived and projected for outdoor: made for stainless steel, it is resistant to weathering. The idea is to design a chair technically and ergonomically correct and, at the same time, flexible according to various forms of social aggregation.