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NL Architects
SAWA* House


SAWA* House suggests to create an artificial ‘hill’; the height-lines create terraces inspired by Balinese rice paddies: a valley of cascading pools! The interior that results from the abstract slopes is spacious and open to the garden and the sea view. Here and there rooms open up to the stunning landscape of pools on the roof. SAWA* […]


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Mr. Important Design
Chambers Eat + Drink


Mister Important Design is an interior design firm that brings an ebullient perspective to interiors. Specializing in hotels, nightclubs, restaurants, bars and lounges, Mister Important Design works closely with clients to achieve interiors that exceed expectations. Exuberant interors that are designed to be remembered and talked about. An enthusiastic embrace of many time periods, styles, intents, and aesthetics […]


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studioMDA
Exer Blast


Located in an historic industrial loft building in downtown Manhattan, Exer Blast is a family-fitness facility that synthesizes interactive technologies and physical obstacles with the use of dynamic spatial organization. The 6,000 square foot space covering two floors is divided into multiple zones that include a rock wall room, a core-strengthening ball room, an open […]


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Reddymade Design
Morton Street


The project is a 4,146 square feet corner condo in the West Village with a wrap-around terrace that has commanding views of downtown New York, as well as the Hudson River and New Jersey. The clients are a married couple working in the entertainment industry, with two young boys. Because of their previous collaborations with the couple, Reddymade […]


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Sergio Mannino Studio
Pizzeria Susanna


We are pleased to announce the opening of a new authentic Italian pizzeria, Susanna, located in the heart of Greenwich Village on Bleecker Street. Susanna was born from the dream of 3 Italian brothers who came to New York City to start a new life and who wanted to offer authentic Italian style thin crust […]


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Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Theater Commons and Donnelly Gardens


Seattle-based landscape architects Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) are pleased to announce that THEATER COMMONS and DONNELLY GARDENS at Seattle Center has become one of four pilot projects newly certified by the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) for its sustainable site design, construction and maintenance. They join 11 other projects nationally that have received certification since January 2012. Theater Commons and Donnelly […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Boutique condominium


Related Companies, New York’s premier residential developer, today announced that it has commissioned world renowned Zaha Hadid Architects to design a boutique condominium adjacent to the High Line at 520 West 28th Street in Chelsea just south of Hudson Yards. The 11-story residential development will mark Hadid’s first commission in New York City, leaving an […]


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Jendretzki
Modern Upper E Apartment


Stone flooring, wood paneling at walls, a floating fireplace on a solid black granite base, this apartment is a minimal response to the accelerated lifestyle of NY, as a haven of peace. Location: Upper E, New York, USA Architect: Jendretzki | Pablo Jendretzki Status: completed Year of completion: 2009 Building area sq.ft.: 4000 SF Photos: Alejandro […]


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Balance Associates Architects
Pine Forest Cabin


In order to meet the client’s budget goals, an efficient plan and cost effective selection of building materials reduced construction costs and led to the simple box design. The use of sheet materials both inside and out maximized material efficiency while emphasizing the simplicity of the cabin’s form. Two concrete walls cradle the box and […]


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Mr. Important Design
Veladora


Mister Important Design is an interior design firm that brings an ebullient perspective to interiors. Specializing in hotels, nightclubs, restaurants, bars and lounges, Mister Important Design works closely with clients to achieve interiors that exceed expectations. Exuberant interors that are designed to be remembered and talked about. An enthusiastic embrace of many time periods, styles, intents, and aesthetics […]


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Beal
Derkenne Construction


Beal | Derkenne Construction to begin work on historic preservation project – Historic Des Moines Firehouse to become neighborhood hub Work has commenced on the 37,400SF, historic Fire Station #1 in Des Moines, IA, which will be transformed, over the next 6 months, into the Des Moines Social Club. BEAL | DERKENNE Construction will give the […]


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Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture
Aurea Residence


The Aurea Residence is located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle. Designed for a young family on a 5000 sqft infill lot, the home is oriented to maintain privacy, maximize views and daylighting. The massing consists of four forms that surround a Japanese rock garden, which creates a private center courtyard and floods the home […]


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Moment Factory
Transformation of Los Angeles International Airport


Moment Factory was commissioned by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to work in collaboration with Marcela Sardi of Sardi Design and Mike Rubin of MRA International as the executive multimedia content producer for seven iconic media features at the New Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The result is the […]


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Mr. Important Design
W Hotel


We were asked to update the public areas of the hotel for the initial phase of a complete hotel renovation. We took on the “living room”, the restaurant and the rooftop deck in this initial phase. The hotel is used by mix of business and leisure travelers so we were tasked with creating spaces that would be comfortable […]


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HASSELL + Populous
MoMA in New York


Images of a major project that will transform a key precinct of Sydney are to be featured in an exhibition at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. The images are digital renderings of the HASSELL + Populous designed Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct at Darling Harbour, a project being delivered […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Campbell Sports Center


Located on the corner of West 218th street and Broadway—the northernmost edge of Manhattan, where Broadway crosses with Tenth Avenue and the elevated tracks of the 1 subway line—the Campbell Sports Center forms a new gateway to the Baker Athletics Complex, the primary athletics facility for the Columbia University’s outdoor sports program. The first new athletics building to […]


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Ehrlich Architects
Leonard Residence


This 4,000-square-foot residence is situated on a 45-degree-angle downward sloping canyon site in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles. Embracing an entry courtyard, the structure is a composition of vast areas in glass supported by steel and concrete, tracing its lineage to the case study houses of LA. The hillside-bound site presented the most obvious […]


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ISSSStudio & PATH
Recess


Recess is a break from the norm – whether it is the time that we take off from work in order to play or the space that we go to for some rest from the activities that surround us. As an economic phenomenon – recession – it is also the period when we collectively question […]


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Shepley Bulfinch
BSH Corporation


This award-winning facility for one of the world’s leading home appliance manufacturers advances the BSH brand with clean lines and a distinctive form. The gallery required that the demonstration kitchen for each of its four major brands be unique and distinct, while creating a continuous and cohesive visitor experience. The lobby and other “unbranded” areas […]


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Bates Masi Architects
Sagaponack


Located between the Atlantic Ocean and a freshwater pond, this residence is for an adventurous couple and their four sons. They wanted a house for their large family and numerous guests with a lawn, swimming pool, pool house, garage, and sports courts on a site with a limited building envelope due to coastal and wetland […]


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