Archive for September, 2013

NEW BOOK by BIG - SUPERKILEN BOOK with ARVINIUS + ORFEUS PUBLISHERS

NEW BOOK by BIG – SUPERKILEN BOOK with ARVINIUS + ORFEUS PUBLISHERS

Tags: ,
• September 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG shared with us their new book release – Superkilen Book with Arvinius + Orfeus publishers at Frankrurt book fair in Hall 4.1 K78. + Press release from BIG Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing is expanding its acclaimed list of architectural reference books with Superkilen – the first time that a public project is documented in […]

View Post

Headquarters Store \ BudCud

Headquarters Store \ BudCud

Tags:
• September 24, 2013 • Comments (0)

Street-wear store is located on the ground floor of a historic tenement house in the city centre of Wroclaw (PL). Shape of an existing volume became a major inspiration and an impulse to design Headquarters Store as an abstract landscape. Arches and gates from steel pipes, filled with glass panels, reinterpret contours of existing barrel […]

View Post

House on a Warehouse \ Miguel Marcelino

House on a Warehouse \ Miguel Marcelino

Tags: , , ,
• September 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

The briefing was to build a three-bedroom house on top of a warehouse built in the 80′s, where part of the roof was made with a flat slab and a small balcony, precisely with that idea of later building the house. Given the constraints of the existing warehouse, the house shape turns out to be […]

View Post

TREE HUGGER \ Murali Architects

TREE HUGGER \ Murali Architects

Tags: , ,
• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

The “TREE HUGGER” at chetpet is a contemporary house with exposed concrete, metal, steel, glass wrapping around the existing trees in the site. The designer aimed at giving a contemporary grammar to the house creating a sculptured mass by retaining the existing trees. The entry undulates into the stone gathering plaza which opens to the […]

View Post

Poiano Resort SPA \ Alberto Apostoli

Poiano Resort SPA \ Alberto Apostoli

Tags: , , , ,
• September 21, 2013 • Comments (1)

The SPA designed by Alberto Apostoli for the Poiano Resort (Garda Lake – Italy) satisfies two needs: the development of a particularly attractive location and the concept of a contemporary design. The lake is the natural background of this center located in the hills above the town of Garda, among olive trees and lush vegetation […]

View Post

Vertical Emptiness \ Onishi Yasuaki

Vertical Emptiness \ Onishi Yasuaki

Tags: , ,
• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

Onishi Yasuaki uses tree branches, hot glue, and urea for his installation. He uses the glue to connect our ground to an imaginary world. Crystalized urea appears on thin glue lines and in the tree branches. This installation is presently exhibited at the Kyoto Art Center. + Project facts Artist: Onishi Yasuaki http://onys.net Title: vertical […]

View Post

The Green Design of Adelaide's Christie Walk

The Green Design of Adelaide’s Christie Walk

• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

The city of Adelaide is filled with notable architecture, but one of the most intriguing projects is Christie Walk. Designed by architect Paul Downton, Christie Walk is meant to be a sustainable development in every sense of the word. It was constructed using green-friendly materials, generates its own green power, and is kept in top […]

View Post

New home owners guide by Topps Tiles

New home owners guide by Topps Tiles

• September 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

First time home owners, find out how to add style and value to your new home with this guide from Topps Tiles Kitchens.

View Post

European Elegance Returning to Home Décor

European Elegance Returning to Home Décor

• September 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

After a few years of the minimalist contemporary style trends the appreciation for elegance and warmth is coming back to homes. This has been pushed by the upscale hotels and bed & breakfast accommodations found by guests to be far more appealing than the straight lines and colder look of modern contemporary rooms. It may […]

View Post

SHH remodels Terrace Restaurant at London Zoo

SHH remodels Terrace Restaurant at London Zoo

Tags: , , ,
• September 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

Architects and designers SHH have transformed ZSL London Zoo’s main restaurant (The Terrace Restaurant), by remodelling and extending the 1920s building as part of a three-year, £4.6m project. The restaurant’s capacity has nearly tripled as a result, from 240 to 700 covers (making it one of the UK’s largest day-visitor restaurants), whilst the building’s footprint […]

View Post