UrBan Homme, a face and body studio for men located in Singapore, designed by Singapore practice architect Design Act. The cocoon-like form provides the process of incubation and life-recuperating experience to every men emerging from it, connected by a floating bridge which leads to the rest of spa rooms.
Archive for May, 2009
Still remember our previous post of “NISHA” Bar-Lounge by Mexico city based architect Pascal Arquitectos? This time, Pascal Arquitectos has recently finished another new Nisha Bar Lounge located in Acapulco, Mexico. + Project description below provided by architect, Pascal Arquitectos BAR LOUNGE NISHA ACAPULCO This lounge bar, located in Acapulco, is an entertainment place dedicated [...]
Los Angeles practice architect Morphosis (led by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne) has designed the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, located in Pasadena, California. The Cahill Center conceptually acts as an astronomical instrument, pierced by a vertical volume, tilted its lense to maximize the penetration of natural daylight [...]
Four young members of Swedish design firm FRONT will be presented “IN CONVERSATION WITH BROOKE STODDARD” at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City. + Time and venue Saturday, May 16th, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm ICFF Theater Jacob K. Javits Convention Center New York City + Other features design of FRONT Svarva The lamps [...]
Enrique Marti has designed a minimal chair for Spanish based furniture brand, Sancal. The Maxie Chair is adopting the idea of “less is more“. + Design statement provided by Sancal MAXIE, less is more Less is more. The Maxie chair redefines the concept of “light design” and with its dynamic range of colours offers a [...]
Ao-Di Next Gene 20 Villa, by German-based Graft Architects. The villa is sited in the “Northeast Coast National Scenic Area”, approximately 50 minutes from Taipei city, Taiwan. Situated in the Snow Mountain range, with a great view of the Pacific Ocean. The villa was designed to be embedded in the landscape with panoramic view under [...]
The Random Light, by Dutch designer Pot Bertjan for Moooi. The light is crafted of durable epoxy and fiberglass, featuring a meshy skin that producing a soft light and shadow around. The light is available for sales in YLighiting.
Italian designer Iosa Ghini Associati recently has completed the remodeling of the right part of Boscolo Exedra Nice Hotel, including a bar, conference center and breakfast room.
+ Project description below provided by designer, Iosa Ghini Associati
Boscolo Hotel Exedra Nice, Nice
The luxury hotel is set in a majestic building of elaborate stuccos and façade decorations. The property is in the heart of Nice, along the Victor Hugo grand boulevard. The project entailed remodeling the building’s right part.
House in Pozuelo Madrid, enveloped by a solid marble shell is to appear as an identity of protection. It stands out for its geometric purity, material sophistication and compositional elegance. Designed by Spain practice architect A-cero. + Project description below provided by architect, A-cero REPORT HOUSE IN MADRID The house is located in a 1-hectare [...]
French architects LAN Architecture has designed a headquarter office for Marchesini France in Paris. The new building is composed of two distinct volumes, one of volume contains flexible work spaces while the other encloses a showroom, maintenance space and storage areas. Entrance is defined by intersection of two volumes. The office spaces are raised above [...]
BIG architect has shared with us their winning New Tamayo Museum presentation panels. From the panels, you can see the plans, sections, elevations, diagrams, details, facade pattern and perspectives. For further information of the project, visit our previous post – New Tamayo Museum | BIG + Michel Rojkind. + Special thanks to Daria Pahhota
Boavista School is the second school project recently completed by The Portuguese architect José Marini Bragança. Please click here for his first project – Telheiro School in previous post. + Project description provided by architect, José Marini Bragança The Boavista School is located on the outskirts of the city of Leiria, in a rural atmosphere, [...]