The transformation of this small appartment has above all been strategic : Decompartmentalize the place so as to fit out an open plan and elude the demand of an extra room by conceiving in the center of the volume a suspended white cube which generates comic and disconcerting use situations. This former artist studio caracterised by a difference in height which shares the volume from a simple to..
Barcelona architects and designers Deardesign have completed a flagship store for mother-and-son fashion designers Lurdes Bergada and Syngman Cucala in Barcelona. The store, located in the L’illa Diagonal shopping mall, is divided in two by a faceted beech tunnel stretching the length of the shop. The wall comprises 1,000 uniquely shaped wooden panels held together by 2,400 screws. The interior ..
Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects (KPMB) have designed Koerner Hall in Toronto, Canada, as part of the Royal Conservatory of Music’s TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. The design of the 1135-seat concert hall is based on the classic shoe-box shape of some of the world’s finest concert halls, and features two balcony tiers above the main orchestra level, and a third technical bal..
A few weeks ago we presented you photos from architectural offices that our readers shared through Facebook. And now, we bring to you the Facebook offices in Palo Alto, designed by Studio O+A. Studio O+A is a San Francisco based practice, founded by Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander during the dot-com boom of the early 1990s, bringing quality design to start-ups and venture firms at Silicon Vall..
Architects: Blank Studio Location: Gilbert, AZ, USA Architect in Charge: Matthew G Trzebiatowski, AIA Electrical Engineer: Don Witt Engineering Mechanical + Plumbing: Kunka Engineering General Contractor: Stokum Construction Clients: Shosh + Billy Vergara Project Area: 260 sqm Project year: 2008 Photography: Bill Timmerman Yoga Deva (deva is a Sanskrit word, meaning deity) creates an internal se..
Project description by Stefan Boublil Combining 3 smaller apartments into one at one of new york city’s most coveted uptown addresses, we delivered a stunning new dwelling on the 61st floor of the metropolitan tower. Every single room is constructed so that the postcard view of central park is the star. With a built-in wraparound sofa, a secret door in the solid walnut library and distributed su..
Architects: Sinato - Chikara Ohno Location: Tokyo, Japan Use: Shop Project year: 2009 Constructed area: 79 sqm Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano The interior design of Patrick Cox shop who sells bags, leather goods and accessories. The shop is in a 17-story building Tokyo’s fashion-centric Aoyama district and it is only a few steps inside the building’s main entrance. The important point of this shop ..
The Austria Pavilion designed by Solid Architecture for the Expo Zaragoza 2008 was an extension of the popular 19th-century “cyclorama” art form. The viewer platform in the center of the panorama and the plastically designed historic panorama architecture in the foreground merge into a white landscape marked by contour lines, which will serve as the pavilion’s exhibition space. This abstracted l..