Posts filed under 'Interiors'

Fri 10.3.

Grimsel by nachtaktiv

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Grimsel by nachtaktiv

Photographer: Tom Bisig

As antithesis to the regional compacted village with simple detached houses, an L-shaped space continuum constitute the center of Innertkirchen. The floor to ceiling windows are a welcoming generosity which continues in the interior. Round downlights are spread over the multiply folded ceiling and mingle with recessed spotlights and round skylights on the upper floor. For temporary exhibitions tracks are inconspicuous integrated into the wall and can be fitted with spotlights. In the evenings, the interior remains readable afar thanks to the glare free lighting. The transition to the village square is fluent. (more…)

Thu 9.3.

St.Regis Istanbul by Kontra

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.03.2017 - Tagged as:

St.Regis Istanbul by Kontra

 

St.Regis Istanbul is a luxurious contemporary hotel designed by Aga Han Award winner studio EEA in collaboration with Kontra architecture. KONTRA designed “Presidential Suite”, “SPA” & “Brasserie” areas based on St. Regis’s philosophy discreet luxury with timeless elegance. “Interior spaces are created with focus of Nisantası areas art deco approach of 30s’ and innovation of modernism. As a design principle materials like brass, marble, walnut applications are used & forms of 30s’ are reinterpretted.

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Wed 8.3.

Optimist Shop by 314 Architecture Studio

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Optimist Shop by 314 Architecture Studio

Photographer: Panagiotis Voumvakis

The optical shop C_29 / ’Optimist’, is an interwar listed building of a total surface 90m2 and is located in the centre of Chalkida. The space is airy and expands along the central market and the back courtyard / patio which is formed in the core of the building. The building itself is a composite construction with the ground floor being made of bearing masonry and the two floors of reinforced concrete bearer and filling brickwork. The main design aspect was the creation of a gradient technique in the texture of materiality in order to emphasize the reflection and the absorbance of light. (more…)

Tue 7.3.

Yangzhou Zhongshuge by Li Xiang / X+Living

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Yangzhou Zhongshuge by Li Xiang  X+Living

Photographer: Shao Feng

Water, the cradle of everything, and the breeding ground of culture. Yangzhou was born near water. In the past,guiding by water, many literati and poets visited and gathered here. Also, this was a place loved by wits and beauties. In the book “A Dream of Red Mansions”, when Lin Dai-Yu is missing her hometown, the verses“Spring flower and autumn moon, green hills and clear water; twenty-four bridges, relics of the Six Dynasties”will come to her mind; this verses had raised so many people’s imagination about twenty-four bridges. In 2016, Zhongshuge was attracted by this beautiful and ethereality place, and hoped to enrich the beauty of Yangzhou with its own charm! (more…)

Mon 6.3.

Mineral Springs by superkül

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Mineral Springs by superkül

Photographer: Shai Gil

Mineral Springs is a story of a farmhouse saved from demolition and bolstered by a very different addition. Built on 16 acres of land in the Niagara Escarpment – a working countryside and UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve –this house extension makes a strong connection to its natural environment and the existing century farmhouse on the site. (more…)

Fri 3.3.

Villa Z by Mohamed Amine Siana

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Villa Z by Mohamed Amine Siana

Photographer: Doublespace

This striking structure draws its inspiration from Moroccan cultural roots, while opening up to new horizons. The intention was – working closely with the client’s lifestyle in mind – to build a house with discretion and introversion. The design centers on the opacity of the main facade, combining the principles of traditional architecture with a strong contemporary identity. (more…)

Thu 2.3.

Villa MM by Felix Held Architekt

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Villa MM by Felix Held Architekt

Photographer: Ralph Feiner

The client asked for a house that blends into the landscape, with outstanding rooms and a sophisticated interior design. We studied historical residential architecture, to understand the idiosyncrasies of long–lasting structures. (more…)

Wed 1.3.

Suunto by Rune & Berg Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.03.2017 - Tagged as:

Suunto by Rune & Berg Design

Photographer: P Meeri Utti

Suunto’s headquarters and production lines are situated in Vantaa, the capital region of Finland. A decision was made to renew the buildings office and social spaces to improve the user experience of both employees and visitors. Suunto holds in great value the time and effort spent on designing a good user experience for their own products. The same quality of design and research was taken into account by Rune & Berg Design as they explored the world of Suunto employees and brand. Through interviews and workshops, the designers were able to form a picture of what the renewed space should offer its users.

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