Posts from July 2014

Tue 22.7.

Hub Creatic by Tetrarc (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.07.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Hub Creatic by Tetrarc, photo: Stéphane Chalmeau

Hub Creatic by Tetrarc, photo: Stéphane Chalmeau

70 startups, young companies developing new digital applications, are housed in Hub Creatic, a bright yellow clad building in Nantes, France designed by Tetrarc.

 

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‘Les Hommes’ boutique, Milan by Piuarch (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Les Hommes' boutique, Milan by Piuarch

‘Les Hommes’ boutique, Milan by Piuarch

In the Porta Nuova district of Milan, Belgian men’s fashion brand Les Hommes has opened its first flagship store designed by Piuarch.

 

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Mon 21.7.

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI, photo: José Hevia Blach

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI, photo: José Hevia Blach

Two requirements mark the design of the Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona; first, the Monument Protection Department of Barcelona obligation to conserve both the facade and a large white marble staircase inside the building, and second, the name of the Hotel, ‘Gala’, referring to the wife and muse of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí.

 

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Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Atelier Raum (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Raum, photo: © Audrey Cerdan

Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Atelier Raum, photo: © Audrey Cerdan

Located on the north coast of the Rhuys peninsula in the Bretagne région of northwestern France, Atelier Raum’s Holiday Home is situated at the edge of a lightly residential, wooded area overlooking the sea.

 

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Sun 20.7.

‘Médard’ lighting by Basten Leijh for Modular (BE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Médard' lighting by Basten Leijh for Modular

‘Médard’ lighting by Basten Leijh for Modular

Modular Lighting Instruments’ first collaboration with Dutch design agency Bleijh is a lamp that allows the user to “place any object of your choice in the spotlight”.

 

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Fri 18.7.

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Renowned Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has fully renovated the Boa Nova Tea House in Matosinhos, Portugal, one of his earliest commissions (1963).

 

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Thu 17.7.

‘Kitt’ chair by Stefan Diez for Hay (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Kitt' chair by Stefan Diez for Hay, photo: Jonathan Mauloubier

‘Kitt’ chair by Stefan Diez for Hay, photo: Jonathan Mauloubier

The ‘Kitt’ chair by Stefan Diez for Hay ships in a small box and is assembled almost without the use of tools.

 

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G-Star Raw HQ by OMA (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.07.2014 - Tagged as:

G-Star Raw HQ by OMA, photo: G-Star Raw

G-Star Raw HQ by OMA, photo: Copyright G-Star Raw

Dutch architects OMA’s headquarters for designer clothing brand G-Star Raw has been shortlisted for the 2014 World Architecture Festival awards in Singapore. The building, located in the industrial edge of Amsterdam, has the outward appearance of an airport hangar.

 

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