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Bakery Studio – Gilli Kuchik
Industrial Upholstery


Bakery studio was founded in September 2009 by Gil Sheffi, Ran Amitai and Gilli Kuchik, the three met and became friends during their studies at the Bezalel  Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem Israel . “We feel that materials have all the ingredients for good design: charisma, inner truth, aesthetics, characteristics and sophistication. All that […]


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3LHD
House V


Gentle hills in the area at the foot of Sljeme, a picturesque landscape and an almost rural atmosphere co-exist in a slight contrast with the developed and inhabited neighborhood of newly built family homes and residences. Even though at first glance the design and size of the House “V” may seem inappropriate to its surrounding […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
MAXXI: National Museum of XXI Arts


“I see the MAXXI as an immersive urban environment for the exchange of ideas, feeding the cultural vitality of the city. The MAXXI should not be considered just one building – but several. The idea was to move away from the idea of “the museum as an object” and towards the idea of a “field […]


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Pascal Arquitectos
Mourning House


This is a project with very strong emotional implications. We had to understand the mood of the user, who at such this moment would not care very much for an aesthetical analysis of any place, but at the same time we wanted to create a space that can create a spiritual mood, for this we […]


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Graça Correia e Roberto Ragazzi
Casa no Gerês


The project of this house foresees both to reconstruct and augment a ruin into a weekend retreat at a plot with extraordinary morphological characteristics, within Cavado River and its tributary. The plot, of 4.060m2, is located in a protected natural area and has for conditions a concrete construction and the preservation of all trees. The […]


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VONDOM – Karim Rashid
Surf


The flowing wave that composes the seat and leg rests of SURF alludes to a sense of calm. It is a soft swell in flux, a fluid gesture that changes to vary light. The method of its creator is the overriding canvas of the world for a new well-being that evokes calmness, casualness, driven by […]


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SPACE
Kantar World Panel Office


Kantar World Panel was known as being one of the firms most important market knowledge worldwide, needed a makeover to upgrade to their brand. He was in a building on the Countess who needed to be rehabilitated with a moderate budget and reused most of the elements, so the design concept revolved around a dynamic, […]


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Paul Coudamy
Swollen Wall


The client desires to live along with and enjoy his books and films collection in his recently acquired haussmanian apartment. The bookshelf which articulates the different living spaces of the habitation is inserted along the two main load-bearing walls. It goes above walls, through the bedroom’s dressing and can either create a hall area in […]


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EM2N
City Garden Hotel


The Parkhotel in Zug planned to erect a temporary ancillary hotel building on a public site that in 12 to 15 years time will be used as the services area for a road building project. Despite the limited lifespan this hotel was to meet the requirements of a four-star facility and to have an unmistakeable […]


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James Law Cybertecture
The Cybertecture Apartments


The Cybertecture Apartments project was to design and build a definitive “Smart” home with fully integrated Cybertecture elements that can bring “Living the Future” to everyone through a home network system that can provide home automation, communication and virtual reality to the inhabitants. James Law Cybertecture designed such an apartment which begins with planning the […]


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Andrés Remy Arquitectos
Devoto House


This project was a great challenge for the Studio, considering that it was going to take part of the urban structure. The lot of 18 x 24 meters is located in Devoto. It is between two existing buildings that threatens the project when the problem of isolation and view. For this reason this project is […]


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Mount Fuji Architects Studio
RAINY/SUNNY


The site is there in a residential area in Tokyo, dense with low-rise buildings, located a little bit west to the center of the Kanto plain. The climate there is about to change from warm humid climate to rainforest climate in near future. I’m not making a “house” this time. It should be a lasting […]


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Kavellaris Urban Design
Perforated House


This project to us is a platform to establish a critical dialogue within our built environment; to raise questions as much as it is to finding solutions. The project is a critique on our cultural attitudes and how we determine them. A critique on what we consider to be of heritage significance and how to […]


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Zecc Architecten
Chapel Utrecht


The balcony at the organ is maintained and extended in the shape of a organizing element, free in the space. This element defines the different living spaces, like living, cooking and studying, in the chapel. A new spatial hierarchy is created by the asymmetric placing of the organizing element. The object is kept very minimalistic […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
MOON


Zaha Hadid Architects and B&B Italia are delighted to present the MOON System, a totally unique new seating concept combining the unrivalled experience in manufacturing technologies of B&B Italia with Zaha Hadid Architects’ many years of research into complex curvilinear geometries. Ergonomics and beauty are blended in a continuous shape. MOON liquefies the traditional sofa […]


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zigzag arquitectura
Candela House


The starting point was the need for a house large enough for the variable and regular  meeting of a family composed of 6 subfamilies,  with a total of 10 adults and 8 children. The idea was to create a family shelter, a place to meet and escape from urban life, with a low budget and […]


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Chartier – Corbasson
Social Housing


This project located in the heart of the Marais district comprises the rehabilitation of the building 76, Rue Saint-Antoine and the adjoining plot at 1, Rue de Turenne. Dating back to the seventeenth century, the existing building is built on a very narrow site. The project will complete the block and create a new façade […]


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James & Mau
Infiniski Manifesto House


The Manifesto house represents the Infiniski concept and its potential: bioclimatic design, recycled, reused materials, non polluting constructive systems, integration of renewable energy. The project relies on a bioclimatic architecture adapting the form and positioning of the house to its energetic needs. The project is based on a prefabricated and modular design allowing a cheaper […]


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SPACE
Google – Mexico City


As one of the leading web browser companies, Google needed to have a permanent spot in Mexico City , that actually reflected the brand image. The design concept is really simple…the experience of browsing the web. When you enter the reception you find this really white space, with a bright colored back wall and white flooring, wall […]


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i29 – interior architects
HOME 07


This single-family apartment for four people is situated in a stately building in southern Amsterdam, NL. The original structure, with rooms for staff, a double hall and long hallways with lots of doors has been transformed into a spacious, transparent dwelling full of light and air.   A kitchen in combination with cabinets from floor […]


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