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Wed 14.2.


Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.02.2018 - Tagged as:


Photographer: Benno Heller and Ibo Koese

An apartment in an old building was redesigned literally from the scratch. The biggest task here was optimising the existing ground plan. Rooms were interchanged, extended and shifted. Thus a big eat-in-kitchen with a small pantry, a bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe, a spacious nursery and in addition even a small store room could be established. A herringbone pattern floor covering in the eat-in-kitchen from matured timber was built in, the long floor was skilfully staged and in the bathroom an unusual solution was found for the shower and the bathtub. (more…)

Wed 7.2.

Nordsjo Kontorpark by Magu Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Nordsjo Kontorpark by Magu Design


Nordsjø Kontorpark is an advanced office park in Haugesund, Norway, with total floor space of 15,000 square metres in four buildings. The project focuses on synergy, efficiency, energy, architecture and functionality. It represents a unique skills centre, and the only 100% office park in the region. All common functions are located on the ground floor of the first phase building with a floor area of 4820 m2, which is Breeam NOR classified and was completed in November 2017. (more…)

Tue 6.2.

Twisting Courtyard by ArchStudio

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Twisting Courtyard by ArchStudio

Photographer: Wang Ning and Jin Weiqi


Twisting courtyard is located in Paizihutong, Dashilar Area, Beijing. It used to be a Siheyuan with one single entry. The purpose of the improvement is to upgrade the necessary infrastructure needed for modern life, thus turning this traditional courtyard, which mainly serve as a residence, into an attractive public space of Beijing Inner City. (more…)

Mon 5.2.

Midwest Inland Port Financial Town by Hallucinate

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Midwest Inland Port Financial Town by Hallucinate

Photographer: Javier Callejas Sevilla

Authorized through an international bid as the designer of Maike’s first bulk commodity trading center in West China, HALLUCINATE believes that a modern city with a rich historical legacy like Xi’an is inclusive enough to embrace new visions, and has therefore developed the interior design beyond the city’s geographical features for a balanced presentation of historical elements in an open perspective. (more…)

Fri 2.2.

Barr by Snøhetta

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Barr by Snøhetta

Photographer: Line Klein

Copenhagen, Denmark – In the former home of the world-renowned restaurant noma, acclaimed chef and restaurateur Thorsten Schmidt in partnership with chef René Redzepi and Snøhetta have conceived a fresh approach to the iconic space. Snøhetta designed the interiors and new graphic identity for Barr, which opened its doors on July 5 on Copenhagen’s waterfront. (more…)

Thu 1.2.

Y Residence by Studio Tate

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Y Residence by Studio Tate

Photographer: Sharyn Cairns

A new addition for this young family prompted a major change to their living environment – a double-storey house off a laneway in one of Melbourne’s inner-city suburbs. Demolishing all but two existing red brick walls, Studio Tate completely rethought the way this house worked, maximizing the tight spaces with some creative manoeuvres as well as flooding the space with natural light. Warmth was brought through materials and finishes, with heavy use of timber. (more…)

Wed 31.1.

Jingshan Boutique Hotel by Continuation Studio

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.01.2018 - Tagged as:

Jingshan Boutique Hotel by Continuation Studio

Photographer: SHIROMIO Studio

This is a project that started from engaging with the site. The site is located up on a mountain ridge, next to a reservoir’s dam. There was previously a two-story “San-Ho-Yuan” style dormitory block built back in the 1980s, with a courtyard surrounded by the concave form of the block. There stands an ancient pine in the centre serves as the heart of the courtyard, with its dense canopy covering half of the courtyard and part of the building. (more…)

Tue 30.1.

Glen Iris by Pleysier Perkins

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.01.2018 - Tagged as:

Pleysier Perkins

Photographer: Dan Hocking

A beautifully crafted extension to a Californian Bungalow for a builder and his family. A robust yet light single-storey pavilion with exposed timber rafters, timber windows and brick walls forms the open plan living and meals area, whilst its stucco rendered brother houses bedroom, bathroom and two offices. (more…)