The Alborz Collection

The Alborz Collection

Architect
studio razavi architecture
Location
France | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Art Galleries
Vincent Leroux

The Alborz Collection

studio razavi architecture as Architects

The pieces shown here are a selection of recent work
using stone and tempered glass. Two works are prototypes in lacquered MDF & glass.

photo_credit Vincent Leroux
Vincent Leroux

Thousands of new furniture designs are produced every year, more efficient, lighter, using new materials, more comfortable, some are even affordable. The designs exhibited here are none of the above, at times they are not even born out of notions of comfort but presence and materiality only.

photo_credit Vincent Leroux
Vincent Leroux

The craft involved is that of the machines carving the stone and cutting glass, final polishing is by hand. Possibly meant to last (as poetic impressions?) they are a form of elevated domesticity.

photo_credit Vincent Leroux
Vincent Leroux

Ibid. Alborz (البرز) Mountain range in northern Iran, Mount Damavand peaks at 5 610 m above sea level.

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