// arthitectural / featured

Grupa 5 Architekci
Harmony Office Centre


Commercial office building with retail on the ground floor. The Grupa 5 design was chosen in a design competition. The building consists of three independent segments standing on a one storey plinth housing office lobbies, retail and restaurants. The exterior façades are stone and glass, whereas the interior façades are glazed. SUMMARY OF DESIGN PRINCIPLES […]


more

Foster + Partners
Thames Hub Update


The Foster + Partners team has submitted a detailed response to the Airports Commission’s call for evidence, addressing surface access, costs, delivery and an analysis of the environmental, economic and social impacts of a new airport on the Isle of Grain in the Thames Estuary. Increasing hub capacity in the South East is vital in […]


more

the work.group
SROman Holiday


‘SROman Holiday’ is a cacophony of formal analogy, devious functionality, and referential obscurity. The structure, carved from a single deposit of spumoni marble—known locally as la Mucchio, or, ‘The Heap’—found in Rome, Italy, serves as both single-room-occupancy flophouse and soundstage for the region’s travelers & transients, drifters & grifters, and charlatans & shamblers. SROman Holiday […]


more

Ofis Arhitekti
Baroque Court Apartments


This project involves the renovation of three Baroque block houses with a shared internal court in the old city center next to the City Hall, opposite the Robba Fountain and close to Plecnik’s three bridges. All three of these buildings are owned by a publishing company. The ground floor was used as a bookshop and […]


more

Aaron Neubert Architects
Sycamore House


The design direction for the 1,500 sf addition was determined by the peninsular shape of the property, the desire to restore the existing 1950’s post & beam residence, and an interest in modifying the home’s program distribution, while respecting the original design character without direct replication. The addition’s orientation emerged as the negotiation between the […]


more

emmanuelle moureaux
shikiri


As an official part of the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, titled “Fundamentals”, directed by Rem Koolhaas, emmanuelle will exhibit in the official Collateral Event “Time Space Existence”, together with a large combination of architects from the world. The exhibition will take place in Palazzo Bembo, the historical Venetian Palazzo, standing along the canal in Venice. […]


more

José Adrião Arquitectos
Fanqueiros


The intervention aimed for the adaptation and refurbishment of a “Pombalino” building, turning it into a short term rental unit.(BAIXA / HOUSE) Located in the heart of the historical area of Baixa, in Lisbon, the building sits at the corner of Rua dos Fanqueiros and Rua da Conceição. Since its construction in the late 18th […]


more

Arno Matis Architecture
New South Cambie “Gateway”


A sweeping, spiraled building vocabulary designed to maximize floorplate efficacy, and symbolically capture energy created by the adjacent bridge ramps. Checkout Vancouver’s newest gem; South Creek Landing. Designed by Arno Matis Architecture, this innovative, transit-oriented edifice located at the southwestern foot of the Cambie bridge may soon become the symbolic gateway to Vancity’s uptown. A […]


more

NOMADE architettura
Cadorna Flat


A luminous apartment, a few steps away from the Castello Sforzesco, where most of the original features from the 20’s have been restored , then integrated with beautifully crafted Murano Chandeliers and custom made contemporary furniture. Location: Milan, Italy Design: Nomade Architetti  


more

Störmer Murphy and Partners GbR
Kühne + Nagel


The architecture for the German headquarters of Kühne + Nagel represents the corporation as the international logistic centre. Three building units; a twelve – storeyed tower and two three-storeyed angle-shaped blocks, enclose a courtyard and frame a generous view towards the Grasbrookhafen. The external façade is meant as a “hard shell” towards the urban space. […]


more

Moriq
Saar Villa


The structure was existing (planned for a 2 storied house in a huge plot with a swimming pool (open to air) & connected to a gym & a separate block for guest ( incl. Of room, dining + pantry). The goal was to give a modern face to the structure & replan the interiors to […]


more

Landini Associates
T2 Shoreditch


It was only recently that Australia gave the British yet another lesson in cricket, now they’re giving them a lesson in tea. Landini Associates has again teamed up with iconic Australian tea brand, T2, to launch the company’s first international store in London. Situated in the heart of Shoreditch’s Redchurch Street, the space features a […]


more

Native Union
JUMP


JUMP is the world’s first 2-in-1 cable and battery solution. Just like any normal USB cable, JUMP seamlessly syncs and charges your device from any USB outlet. However, unlike other portable power banks that need to be charged separately, JUMP charges itself automatically every time you charge your phone. Compact, lightweight and tangle free, JUMP […]


more

Jardin de Ville for ENO
LA PLANCHA®


ENO, a French company, is launching LA PLANCHA® in North America: A true revolution in outdoor cooking. LA PLANCHA® is a cooking appliance composed of a smooth enamelled cast-iron surface for searing foods – a cooking method that preserves their flavour through caramelization of juices. This “cooking by contact” style has been growing in popularity […]


more

Solis Colomer y Asociados
Schools in San Felipe Chenla


Tectonics, culture and topography inspire the design of 7 Guatemalan schools that elevate the spirit of a Mayan community shattered by war. In a country still recovering from 30 years of civil war, Guatemala’s “Ixil Triangle”, a group of isolated towns located in the western highlands, was one of the areas to suffer the most. […]


more

Al Borde + NACCO
1993


We were facing a very complicated situation, like all situations, as always. The CFCCT – Centro de Formación Cultural Cidade Tirandentes (Cultural Formation Center of……) – was under construction in the periphery of Sao Paulo in 2013, except that, since 1993, a community has been living in the same land the project was about to […]


more

Mario di Soli
Chy Johnson & her boys


Back of the chair leans back as a user leans on it (while sitting) and leather belts automatically come in strained position. After the user leaves the chair, the backrest automatically comes back into vertical position and belts become relaxed. A leather cushion is inserted and locked with its lower part among horizontal seat bars […]


more

MVRDV
Market Hall Rotterdam


The Market Hall is a sustainable combination of food, leisure, living and parking, fully integrated to celebrate and enhance the synergetic possibilities of the different functions. A secure, covered square emerges beneath an arc, conceived as an inversion of a typical market square and its surrounding buildings. During the day it serves as central market […]


more

Yorgos Papadopoulos
Yorgos Glass


Artist Yorgos Papadopoulos has created a custom-made feature panel for a penthouse living room using a unique technique of smashing glass and giving the illusion that it has been painstakingly put back together Measuring 253cm by 82cm, this living-room feature panel has an oil-rubbed bronze frame and plinth and costs £18,000 exc VAT, delivery and […]


more

aLL Design
The Doodle Bar


The Doodle Bar is a space where people have the freedom to enjoy a good scribble, have a drink and hook up with some fellow doodlers. It welcomes all idle hands to their space on the banks of the Thames which has retained the industrial charm of its former life as a Victorian dairy and […]


more