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Fall-Off Table by Sam Stringleman


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This interesting design concept was created by industrial designer from New Zealand Sam Stringleman. Fall Off is a computer generated table in which surface density is defined by the placement of objects on a virtual table through a web interface. As a virtual object, for example a laptop or coffee cup, is moved around on the table, the epicenter of the structure follows. This forms supporting density on the top surface and structural form on the underside which accommodates splayed legs. The surrounding density is controllable through a digital falloff, representing a gradual decrease. With the addition of more objects the density increases to a state of equilibrium with just enough structure to perform the required task but move it and it will Fall off.

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The Stunning Courtyard House, Gujrat, India


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Ahmedabad-based (India) design practice Hiren Patel Architects have completed The Courtyard House project. Completed in 2012, the stunning property resides in Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India. The Courtyard House was designed with a grid of 7’x7’. The house has been designed in such a way that all living spaces and passages face the  garden, which was also the main design concept, thus creating a central courtyard which holds the reflection pool making it a major design element. This also makes the design an introvert one, leaving the garden at the back of the property but still visible and accessible from all the rooms of the contemporary Indian house.

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The formal living room comes first along with two bedrooms followed by a 9in wide passage parallel to the central courtyard and reflection pool. The passage ends with the dining and family room. This area is is utilised to its maximum, thus has a big verandah on all three sides, which adds the value to the north side garden. This luxury Indian property has a large size of openings and skylight to allow ample amount of light to flood the rooms throughout the day. It is also a crucial feature in Ahmedabad climate. Light is essential but not scorching heat. Screens and deep verandah protect these huge openings from the harsh sun. Verandahs also become wonderful outdoors spaces during relatively cool evenings and mornings. The contemporary Indian property is made of RCC roof structures covered with wood. Also verandah and upper rooms are covered with wood. Floors are covered with natural marble stone and wooden planks. Custom designed doors and windows are made of wood and laminated glass.

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