Archive for May, 2011

Crystal Design Center Phase 2 | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

Crystal Design Center Phase 2 | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

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• May 31, 2011 • Comments (1)

Building on the success of the first phase of this landmark design centre, in Thailand’s capital, world-class architecture and interior firm dwp further developed the masterplan for a 32,000sqm extension. Comprising multiple two-storey units that house small- and medium-sized retail outlets, the design ties together 14 buildings through a series of walkways, bridges and integrated […]

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Compound Collection | Jangir Maddadi Design Bureau

Compound Collection | Jangir Maddadi Design Bureau

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• May 31, 2011 • Comments (1)

Swedish designer Jangir Maddadi has recently launched the Compound Collection. The design challenges the endless possibilities that fit to any size of spaces. unlike any other. It is a huge offering to the world of contemporary furniture design, and I can’t wait to see the outcome of not only the foam coated pieces, but of […]

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Leaf House | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

Leaf House | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

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• May 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brazil-based firm Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura has designed the Leaf House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We see it as low-tech ecoefficiency, where it has the greatest impact, the concept of the architectural design. Our practice, luckily in agreement with our client, understand the idea of a tropical beach house as a mean to enhance […]

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Glem Offices | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

Glem Offices | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

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• May 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design of Glem offices by Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is defined by it’s odd location, under a triangular end of a concrete stand for rowing competitions. Besides the fact that the first of the three floors is semi-buried and the roof is public seating made of concrete, thus not […]

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Evason Spa | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

Evason Spa | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

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• May 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by international firm dwp (design worldwide partnership), Evason Spa is a spa center located in Hua Hin, Thailand. In an increasingly complex and technologically oriented society, dwp brings a high level of technical competence and a thorough appreciation of the objectives of the client to each healthcare project. We believe that an investment in […]

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First Zero Carbon 5 Star Hotel: Bali Net Zero Hotel Resort & Spa

First Zero Carbon 5 Star Hotel: Bali Net Zero Hotel Resort & Spa

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• May 29, 2011 • Comments (2)

Christine Hadiningrat in collaboration with Sauter Carbon Offset Design present the Bali Net Zero Hotel Resort & Spa; The first Zero Carbon 5 Star Hotel in the world that’s also a Solar Power Generating Plant for the local community. Acting as a power station during the day, the surplus energy that is generated by the […]

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Urban sculpture in Ljbljana Tivoli park: TIVOLI INFO POINT

Urban sculpture in Ljbljana Tivoli park: TIVOLI INFO POINT

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• May 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

The new Info point in park Tivoli in Ljubljana Slovenia, was opened this month. This sculpture is actually result of first Trimo Urban Crash competition in 2007 and was only a temporary installation in a different part of Tivoli park and demolished after two months. Its an open, clear and structurally dynamic form in a […]

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Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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• May 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Gudmundur Jonsson Architects, Norveg is situated in the Community Rørvik which has long tradition for fishery,  and represents the utmost of the Norwegian coastal culture through ages. Today there is a boat-building industry carrying on  the tradition, but in a modern way. Being situated by the coast, represents in one way a challenge bringing […]

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Apartment Reykjavik | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

Apartment Reykjavik | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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• May 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Gudmundur Jonsson Architects has completed the renovation of a studio apartment in Reykjavik, Iceland. The tiny house represents one of the elevations of the square on top of Reykjavik City center facing the famous church and the Sculpture Museum. This square is visited by each and every tourist that comes to Reykjavik. The apartment is […]

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Tassafaronga Village | David Baker + Partners

Tassafaronga Village | David Baker + Partners

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• May 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

This project works on every level, creating a haven for its occupants without forgetting to engage its communities. The team preserved embodied energy by artfully repurposing an existing building. Variety and articulation of different building and unit types are expressed both on the exterior facing the street, as well as the interiors facing the public […]

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