// arthitectural / Japanese
  • The izakaya Kinoya swings to the raffish beat of extreme design and “nomunication”[1]. For its latest Kinoya, interior designer Jean de Lessard has tapped into the sources to emulate in his design the primary spirit, function and aesthetics of the izakaya[2], as the latter was originally an informal place where people drank beer and sake. […]


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  • MASU is a striking white-on-white Japanese dining destination created by Henry Chebaane, the restaurant designer of Blue Sky Hospitality studio fame. The design takes its inspiration from the texture and colour of rice, combined with the abstract geometry of origami paper foldings. The name and architecture refer to the masu box , which is a […]


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A house located at the south of the city park on a hill was designed for a married couple. Since the site is set on the back of the hill, residents can look down a residential district and a station on the south side, and a lot of greenery at the city park surrounds the […]


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The Voest steelworks in Linz has erected its new, representative sales and finances head office around an extensive open area. The urban planning concept and the design of the buildings on the square were carried out by Austria’s most important architect living abroad, following a competition between several top-rank designers. The major gesture Linz does […]


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