Elian Kaczka
Vestitectura


The title of this work, Vestitectura, is an acronym invented by Elian Kaczka merging the sounds and meanings of two words in her mother tongue, Spanish: vestido or “dress” and arquitectura “architecture”. Vestitectura is a sculptural installation comprised of three structures with hybrid architectural characteristics: Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque, as well as allusions to the […]


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Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Balint House


A privileged place within a golf course near to Valencia is the starting point of this project. The proposal is drawn with elliptical traces which contain the program and maximize the possibilities of local urban law by minimizing the volumetric impact on the site. Thus, a piece with a continuous façade that seems to lodge […]


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Best of 2014: Most Viewed Projects


According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2014 were the following: 10. Aleksandar Savikin | Youngculture Office space is located in GTC House, New Belgrade. The interior is done in three phases, the first phase of 1000m2, second 250m2 and third 450m2. After third phase entire floor was occupied. Special attention is devoted […]


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Andrea Maffei Architects
Guggheneim Helsinki Museum


The competition is about the construction of the new Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki. The project area is located near the port of Eteläsatama, a central urban area with great cultural significance for Helsinki. The design concept is defined by many project ideas. These are: • The relation with the elements of the city The dimensional […]


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Studio Maarten De Ceulaer
Mutation Series


The pieces in this series look like they weren’t made by hands, but have grown to their present form organically. They might be the result of a mutation in cells, or the result of a chemical or nuclear reaction. Perhaps it’s a virus or bacteria that has grown dramatically out of scale. The Mutation pieces […]


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A4A Rivolta Savioni Architetti
Pet Food Store


Creation and application of an innovative concept in the style and organization of the space of the new 1,050-Sqm sales outlet. Definition of the internal rankings on different scales, introduction of flexible elements, permeable shop windows. Visual identity of the POP reinforced by poster-walls, re-arrangeable supports for the product and communications that can be repositioned, […]


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Z33
Konstantin Grcic – Panorama


Z33 presents in collaboration with the Vitra Design Museum the solo exhibition Konstantin Grcic – Panorama Konstantin Grcic is one of the most influential designers of our time. Serious and functional, unwieldy and occasionally disconcerting, his works combine an industrial aesthetic with experimental, artistic elements. Many of Grcic’s creations, such as Chair_One (2004) or the […]


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Studio 02 architectes
Belle-Île, replicating the horizon


Building in Bretagne is not always easy. If, in our line of work, nature is a source of infinite inspiration, it can also appear at first glance like an insurmountable challenge that nonetheless we must transform into wealth. For this rescue center, we were confronted by a situation that best illustrates the vital role played […]


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Pascal Arquitectos
Expansion of Cardenal Restaurant


“Cardenal Alameda” is located at the historic center of Mexico City, inside the Hilton Hotel. It is the fourth establishment of the Cardenal´s chain restaurant. In 2013, the demand of the restaurant exceeded the original capacity, which led to proceed to its expansion. The kitchen and diner area required to grow a more natural light. […]


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Office339 and Prism Design| Artificial Nature


“ARTificial Garden” is a group exhibition held in celebration of the sixth anniversary of the Shanghai World Financial Center, displaying works by four groups of artists. The show brings together different mediums of art such as painting, sculpture, digital art, and spatial installations. The works themselves are mainly composed of artificial matter, yet one by […]


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Studio Maarten De Ceulaer
Nomad Light Molecule


The Nomad Light concept is inspired by the act of picking fruit from a tree. The idea was to create an object, where you can pick off an element of light, and take it with you where ever you want. As soon as the light starts to faint, it’s time to plug it back onto […]


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Studio Maarten De Ceulaer
Grid Series


Grids are milled in the top and bottom of solid wood planks, allowing them to be bent in fluid 3-dimensional curves. They subsequently are filled with an elaborate electrical circuit, connecting hundreds of LEDs. The wooden planks are transformed into cyborg-like, illuminating surfaces. Hand-crafted from a beautiful natural material, these planks can be plugged into […]


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Girimun Architects
Nanxiang Mall


This lifestyle shopping mall is located at the fringe of a compound of high-rise apartments and serves the residents of a high-end suburb of Shanghai built around a giant man-made artificial lake. Originated at the lake, a canal waterfront system of pedestrian-friendly walkways culminates on this plot. The design is therefore driven by the integration […]


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Klopf Architecture
Eichler Kitchen


What was once a disjointed set of rooms were all combined into one large great room, complete with a new kitchen. The open, modern design space admits light and openness to nature and allows this family with small children to live together in comfort. Location: Mountain View, California Architect: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, […]


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SHATOTTO architecture
South 5053 Apartments


This two-apartment block is “one of a kind” design by Shatotto responding to the new “building construction rules for Dhaka – 2006”. Such rules require a fifty percent mandatory free ground coverage and a maximum building height of 45.73 meter. The agreement between the estate developer and the landowner has been to make two towers […]


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Prism Design
Bistro Node


This project is Omiya of Saitama city. Omiya is the town where Japanese history is left much Hikawa-jinja and Bonsai-cho. And the modern business is also popular around the train terminal. The Eastern District has always been one of the busiest and most popular areas in Omiya, Saitama; it is full of subcultures with clusters […]


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Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter AB
Villa Woldu in Gothenburg


Perched above the city of Gothenburg, villa Woldu have breathtaking views that reach out to the west and over the city below. For visitors to the house this stunning vista is their reward when they reach the top of the road that climbs up from the main highway east to Stockholm. As you come around […]


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Lithos Design
The Opus collection


Marble, tradition, technological innovation: the Opus collection illustrated by a company at the very cutting edge, Lithos Design, and by a designer, Raffaello Galiotto, who has put his love of natural stone at the heart of his research. Lithos Design sees marble cladding as an innovative decorative element and tool for architects and professionals in […]


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L3P Architects
New development residential house in Dielsdorf


After the removal of border limit clearances only 5 m x 9 m are left over in this small steep lot at the vineyard at Dielsdorf. With a maximum of 83 m2 above-ground level living, this lot has long been considered unbuildable. A classical residential house with solid outer walls, conventional access staircase and traffic […]


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JUMA Architects
Greenway


This project involves the renovation of a 1974 apartment with a floor space of ​​90sqm. The original apartment was divided into separate spaces that could be accessed through a central circulation area. The playful circulation in the new design creates an optical extension of the room. The design also shows that it is possible to […]


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