Turkish architects Uğur Köse and Batu Palmer have designed a tapas restaurant inspired by ocean currents in Istanbul, Turkey, Located in a historic building, the renovation involved hiding mechanical elements and pipes behind a wooden shell, shaped to resemble waves. İzz Cafe&Restaurant, being faithful to a historic building and still creating a contemporary space, was created with the leadershi..
The Romanian architects from AA Studio have sent us photos of an apartment interior they have designed in Bucharest. Beside choosing interesting objects and placing them in harmony with the surroundings, an interior design implies re- thinking the whole space, resulting a concept that satisfies the client’s needs and requests and also who reflects the ingenuity and talent of the architects. It l..
drdh architects sent us this house with a long previous story. Speculatively built by 19th Century developers, it has been adapted and distorted over time to suit circumstance - acquiring a single storey shop and basement, an extra storey, a cantilevered lavatory and a garage. Of more immediate concern was the basement, where the floor had been dug out and the corbels sheared off the party walls..
When I first got all the info to write my article on it I was soconfused! Just amazing architecture, different design ideas which areso distinctive and different from one another, yet they all tie upreally well! I felt like a kid left alone without any restrictions in FAO Schwarztoy store and candy shop simultaneously! I just didn’t know where tolook at, what to comment on, and I was definitely ..
UNIQLO MEGASTORE in Tokyo has opened Tokyo based design studio, Curiosity has completed the design of the Uniqlo Megastore that has opened near Shinjuku station in Tokyo. The new design is strongly influenced by the Tokyo urban landscape and the large entrance, marked with three display towers, recreates a mini-Shinjuku city. As the lighting floor wraps the towers in a glow of light that illumin..
Architects: Antonio Eraso Co. Location: One Fullerton, Singapore Client: Mr. Loh Lik Peng and Chef Yong Bing Ngen Design Team: Antonio Eraso, Andres Atela, Akira Kita, Narisa C.watananun, Sharon de Guzman General Contractor: Cheng Meng Furniture Co Pte Ltd Electrical Contractor: Emac Pte Ltd M&E Consultant: Bescon Consulting Engineers Pte Project Year: 2008 Photographs: Derek Swalwell Jing is a ..
Architects: TYIN Tegnestue Location: Min Buri, Bangkok Collaborator: CASE Studio Architects Project team: Pasi Aalto, Andreas Grøntvedt Gjertsen, Yashar Hanstad, Magnus Henriksen, Erlend Bauck Sole Client: Old Market Community Project: Community house Cost: 27,000 NOK Project year: March 2009 - May 2009 Photographs: Pasi Aalto TYIN tegnestue is a non-profit organization working humanitarian thro..
Dutch interior architects i29 have completed an office suite for an advertising agency using used furniture bought from online auction sites and charity shops. The offices, for Gummo in Amsterdam, will only be used for two years so i29 persuaded the client to go for an affordable and sustainable solution. The second-hand furniture has all been painted dark grey while all the walls are white. See..
Here’s a fourth house by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects: House of Depth in Shiga, Japan. FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects also designed the House of Diffusion, House of Inclusion and House of Vision in our previous stories. This house is built on a deep plot, with open space in front sheltered from neighbouring houses on one side by a high wall. Photographs by Takumi Ota. Here’s some text from FOR..
Architects: Aristide Antonas Location: Hydra, Greece Collaborators: Katerina Koutsogianni & Niki Dimopoulou Project year: 2007 Photographs: Aristide Antonas The amphitheater house is built in Hydra, a traditional small town, situated in the homonymous island, close to Piraeus, the port of Athens. The building was built above the ruins of an older quasi-orthogonal foundation wall but none of the ..