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IKEA reveals plans for car-free store wrapped in greenery

January 23, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof by Querkraft Architekten for IKEA

More than 100 trees will adorn the gridded facade of IKEA’s city-centre Vienna Westbahnhof store, which will have no space for car parking. Currently under construction in the Austrian capital, the car-free IKEA store is designed by local studio Querkraft Architekten to address “radically changed customer and mobility behaviours”. IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof, which will have a

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Brutalist Marcel Breuer building in Connecticut sold to become hotel

January 13, 2020 Bridget Cogley 0
Pirelli Tire Building by Marcel Breuer

IKEA has sold a brutalist tower by Marcel Breuer in Connecticut to a local architect and developer, who plans to turn it into a zero net energy boutique. Connecticut developer and architect Bruce Becker, who runs Becker and Becker, purchased the Pirelli Tire Building in New Haven from the Swedish furniture giant for $1.2 million

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IKEA prioritises space for overhaul of living pod in Mars Desert Research Station

November 26, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
IKEA Mars Desert Research Station

IKEA has redesigned the tiny living pod on the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, filling its interior with space-saving furnishings. The Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) is a simulation site that’s designed to emulate the physical and psychological conditions of Mars, where groups of up to six scientists can visit to carry out investigations

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IKEA mattresses used to build pop-up bar at Chart fair in Copenhagen

September 2, 2019 Amy Frearson 0
Chart 2019 architecture pavilions

A bar made out of old IKEA mattresses has won the architecture prize at Chart 2019, ahead of structures built from latex, salt, paper and jute fabric. Sultan is one of five food and drinks kiosks built by young Danish architects and students for an exhibition at Chart, an art and design fair that took place

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IKEA and Queen of Sweden adapt modular BoKlok housing for the elderly

August 20, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
SilviaBo housing by BoKlok

IKEA and Skanska are collaborating with the Queen of Sweden on an offshoot of their modular BoKlok housing that will meet the needs of the elderly and people with dementia. Named SilviaBo, the housing project is being developed in Sweden by IKEA, Skanska and Silviahemmet, a dementia-care foundation established by Queen Silvia of Sweden. The

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Hølte opens Hackney design studio for customising IKEA kitchens

August 16, 2019 Amy Frearson 0
HØLTE showroom and studio for customising IKEA kitchens

Hølte, a company that offers bespoke fronts for IKEA kitchens, has unveiled a new design studio and showroom in London’s Hackney. Studio founders Tom and Fi Ginnett have combined bold colours and geometric forms with simple, well-crafted details in the interior of their new workspace, located on Broadway Market in east London. It showcases Hølte’s

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IKEA is bringing its low-cost modular housing units to the UK

June 26, 2019 India Block 0
Seventy Agency "future proofs" IKEA's iconic blue and yellow logo

Affordable developer BoKlok, which is co-owned by IKEA and Skanska, has signed a deal with Worthing council in West Sussex to build low-cost housing in the south of England. Worthing council has approved plans for the IKEA subsidiary to build 162 apartments on land it owns, reported the Worthing Herald. The first apartments will be

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