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Volaris \ SPACE

Volaris \ SPACE

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Volaris chose the international architecture and design firm SPACE to design and plan its new corporate offices located in the Samara building in Santa Fe. The project represented a very complicated challenge in accordance with Volaris’s philosophy. The project had to be a high-performance but low cost office. A space that, through the architecture and […]

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American Tower \ SPACE

American Tower \ SPACE

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Inspired by the geometry of telecommunication antennas, we created the volumes of the spaces: unplumb walls that play with the depths in the circulation areas and bring to mind the guy cables used in the towers. The project was developed into two levels over a former commercial building. It comprises 3,500 sqm of offices and […]

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MOON door handle \ DEVO and Joongho Choi

MOON door handle \ DEVO and Joongho Choi

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designer Joongho Choi worked with a door handle manufacturer DEVO to design ‘push & pull’ type door handle which ables opening the door with one touch. This product defines a new type of door handle mechanism, called ‘Push & Pull’, and this provides innovation on user experience and more convenience. Existing door handles needs two […]

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PLAYER Entertainment Exchange store \ MNML arquitectura + design

PLAYER Entertainment Exchange store \ MNML arquitectura + design

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Portuguese studio MNML arquitectura + design has recently completed the interior project for a new PLAYER Entertainment Exchange store located in Porto Gran Plaza Shopping Center in Oporto city, comes with the responsibility to create a store that reflects the overall intention of the brand expansion. This project became a reference for future physical PLAYER […]

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Transit Mantra \ KNOL

Transit Mantra \ KNOL

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• September 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

KNOL has recently completed the ‘Transit Mantra’, a light- and sound installation in a bicycle tunnel. Technology is poetically integrated in the urban landscape to enrich the transit experience. A symbiosis of beautiful design and an improved sense of safety, that is how the installation ‘Transit Mantra’ is best described. Since August 2013, Eindhoven has […]

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 "Tianjin International Airport" Competition Entry \ Moatasem Esmat - Islam Ghoneim - Dina Alarousy

“Tianjin International Airport” Competition Entry \ Moatasem Esmat – Islam Ghoneim – Dina Alarousy

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• September 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

“Three Harmonies” refers to: People living in harmony with other people, i.e. social harmony People living in harmony with economic activities, i.e. economic vibrancy People living in harmony with the environment, i.e. environmental sustainability Rising from the concept of the three harmonies is the need for a design that addresses both the controversial culture of […]

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Haworth Boston awarded LEED Gold

Haworth Boston awarded LEED Gold

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• August 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

Haworth, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of award-winning furniture, interior architecture and technology solutions, today announced that the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded LEED Gold certification for the achievement of green design, construction and operation of its Boston showroom. Boston is the 10th of Haworth’s 11 U.S. showrooms […]

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Blue pie \ Reza Aliabadi of rzlbd

Blue pie \ Reza Aliabadi of rzlbd

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• August 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

Blue pie is a transformation of a typical Torontonian condo into the celebration of a man’s living style and artistic curiosities. It is a poetic invasion of the color blue into a white room washed with natural light. The client, a 40-year-old passionate family doctor with a love for colors white and blue, purchases a […]

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Cantonese Fine Dining Restaurant Y2C2 \ Kokaistudios

Cantonese Fine Dining Restaurant Y2C2 \ Kokaistudios

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• August 31, 2013 • Comments (1)

After having cooperated together in landmark F&B projects, VOL and Kokaistudios re-joined to work on a challenging new project  of conceiving an innovative Cantonese Fine Dining restaurant in Shanghai, a new product where the contemporary and trendy environment that is the signature of the VOL Group meets the pure essence of the traditional Cantonese cuisine. […]

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Understanding the Passivehaus

Understanding the Passivehaus

• August 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

Understanding the Passivhaus When we think of something which is airtight, a modern, comfortable living space is not usually the first thing which springs to mind. However the future of sustainable building would beg to differ. And with the introduction of the Passivhaus, this dream became something more of a reality. Since then architects and […]

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