Archive for October, 2011

Dedication ceremony for the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space

Dedication ceremony for the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space

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• October 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

Located in the desert-like landscape of New Mexico, Spaceport will be the first building of its kind in the world. Its design aims to articulate the thrill of space travel for the first space tourists while making a minimal impact on the environment. Viewed from space, the terminal evokes Virgin Galactic’s brand logo of the […]

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Curtain Window at Mercantile Lofts \ LADG

Curtain Window at Mercantile Lofts \ LADG

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• October 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

Curtain Window is a façade renovation of an historic building in Downtown Los Angeles. The original building, constructed in 1906, was designed in the Chicago School Beaux-Arts style, although this style is most apparent in the top five stories. The building previously rested on a style-less foot at the street and mezzanine levels that were […]

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Casa Cor Rio 2011 - Living room of the Art Collector

Casa Cor Rio 2011 – Living room of the Art Collector

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• October 22, 2011 • Comments (1)

Casa Cor is the biggest and most important event of national architecture and decoration in Rio de Janeiro. This year, the event is in its 21st edition and it takes place at Linneo de Paula Machado mansion. Built in the beginning of the 20th century, this mansion is 1.500 square meters wide in a plot […]

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Alianoid Humidifier \ Minwoo Lee

Alianoid Humidifier \ Minwoo Lee

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• October 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

South Korean designer Minwoo Lee has designed the Alianoid Humidifier. Alianoid is a humidifier which was motivated from the mysterious look of an outer space robot. As if the robot is in rage, moisture comes from injection holes at the both side of the head. Clockworking circle at the control panel indicates the amount of […]

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Espasso Sergio Rodrigues new shop

Espasso Sergio Rodrigues new shop

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• October 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The first permanent Sergio Rodrigues shop-in-shop, featuring a full range of furniture by the iconic Brazilian designer, including an extensive selection of re-editions available for the first time in the US. ESPASSO is pleased to announce ESPASSO SERGIO RODRIGUES – the first permanent Sergio Rodrigues shop-in-shop, featuring a full range of furniture by the iconic […]

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Open Ideas Competition Washington Monument \ Inbo

Open Ideas Competition Washington Monument \ Inbo

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• October 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

Architects of Inbo in the final of the open ideas Competition for the Washington Monument Grounds in Washington D.C., USA. Jacques Prins, Kevin Battarbee and Egidijus Kasakaitis, architects of the Dutch multidisciplinary office Inbo, have proceeded to the third and final round with their proposal “Monument of Unity”. The task given to competitors by the […]

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Roca London Gallery \ Zaha Hadid Architects

Roca London Gallery \ Zaha Hadid Architects

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• October 20, 2011 • Comments (1)

Zaha Hadid, two times winner of the Stirling Prize, celebrates the launch of her third London project, the Roca London Gallery The design proposal from the Zaha Hadid Architects‘ studio successfully transforms what was once an ordinary space to an exciting new dimension in interiors. Zaha Hadid‘s inspiration was elemental water in all its forms […]

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Valley-Hi North Laguna Library \ Noll & Tam Architects

Valley-Hi North Laguna Library \ Noll & Tam Architects

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• October 19, 2011 • Comments (1)

The innovative features in this new library include a daylight-filled floor plan, a natural ventilation tower, and the use of insulated concrete panels to keep the interior cool in the warm summer months. The library sets a new standard for sustainability in a civic building, and meets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold […]

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La Fontaine Apartment \ Esrawe Studio

La Fontaine Apartment \ Esrawe Studio

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• October 18, 2011 • Comments (2)

Client of Esrawe Studio‘s requests were precise, he asked for personal and introspective space which allowed the possibility of constant experiences inside the apartment, in the common and private areas, as well as on the terraces and hallways. The Project is being developed in a mixed-use zone with visual and sound saturation, additionally, our client’s […]

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Glacier \ Brodie Neill

Glacier \ Brodie Neill

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• October 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brodie Neill recently has created Glacier, Glacier debuted at SuperDesign on 13 October. It’s a glass chaise longue and its name comes from its resemblance to a solid piece of ice suspended in motion. It’s made of 300kg of glass in a workshop in the Czech Republic. Click here to read more other projects by Brodie […]

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