Fri 5.1.

Alta Chalet by Atelier Kastelic Buffey

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Alta Chalet by Atelier Kastelic Buffey

Photographer: Shai Gil

Alta Chalet is designed as a year-round weekend retreat for a family of five, comprising 3,000 square feet of efficiently planned living space spread over two storeys. Located near the end of a cul-de-sac in a private ski club development, the chalet optimizes the scenic and recreational opportunities afforded by the Blue Mountains, a town in Grey County located two hours northwest of Toronto. Tucked between a protected ravine and the Niagara Escarpment, the site is characterized by an abundance of deciduous and coniferous trees which, in summer, offer welcome shade and privacy. (more…)

Thu 4.1.

Better Together: COR Lab

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Welcome to COR Lab: a new and ongoing collaborative programme that brings together emerging designer talents to create typology-shifting furniture for the collaborative way we work – and socialise – today

 

When it came to developing an innovative new furniture programme to address the increasingly collaborative way we’re choosing to work, premium furniture brand COR developed a collaborative creative model. This is COR Lab.

 

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Snaroya Church by Hille Melbye Arkitekter

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Snaroya Church by Hille Melbye Arkitekter

Photographer: Teigen

Traditionally churches have been a big part of our firm’s portfolio. Snarøya church, finished in 1968, is situated outside Oslo on the Snarøya peninsula. The church is designed by Harald Hille and Odd Østbye. The church’s close proximity to Fornebu airport, closed in 1998, influenced the design, by requiring the tower’s height be lowered and extra noise isolation. (more…)

Wed 3.1.

glam SPACE | glam store by Bruno Dias Arquitectura

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glam SPACE  glam store by Bruno Dias Arquitectura

Photographer: Hugo Santos Silva

The design for a shop in Rose Street Hawk in Ansião occupies an existing space with feature gloomy and dark. Concept developed for a woman’s accessories store. The functionality has resulted in an economic constructive solution, one material, slatted in pine wood. The introduction of a wooden element in the upper level of the store, transmits a character to the identity space, allowing the display of products area, privileged vision quota. (more…)

Tue 2.1.

Saint Joseph In The Woods by Messner Architects

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Saint Joseph In The Woods by Messner Architects

Photographer: Davide Perbellini

 

The church in Stella is an appreciated spiritual place for people from far and wide, not least because it is located along the popular Sigmund Freud path in the alpine woods at 1300 m.a.s.l. (more…)

Fri 29.12.

Apple Orchard Road by Foster + Partners

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Apple Orchard Road by Foster + Partners

Photographer: Nigel Young

Apple Orchard Road is the first Apple Flagship in Singapore, highlighting its role as a global centre for creativity. Its design reflects the vibrancy and innovative spirit of the city-state. The project is another example of the close collaboration between Foster + Partners and the design team at Apple led by chief design officer, Sir Jonathan Ive and Angela Ahrendts, senior vice president of Retail and Online Stores. Located along the tree-lined avenue, Orchard Road – at the heart of the garden city – the flagship aims to create a new social focus, while working with nature. It blurs the boundaries between inside and outside. (more…)

Thu 28.12.

Open House by Klein Dytham Architecture

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Open House by Klein Dytham Architecture

Photographer: Ketsiree Wongwan

Open House is located in the Central Embassy complex 50m above Bangkok. Within this vast 4,600sqm double-height interior, a village of spaces has been created, each with a familiar human scale – restaurants, lounges, bars, galleries, stores, pop-ups, libraries and workspaces that all seamlessly fit together. A space that anyone can feel comfortable in, feel at home in, spend all day in, relax in and be inspired in. A place to hang out, a place to play, a place to catch up on work and a place to eat and drink. (more…)

Fri 22.12.

Stone Age Folk by Jaime Hayon

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Stone Age Folk by Jaime Hayon

Photographer: Tom Mannion

Leading quartz manufacturer Caesarstone returns to Palazzo Serbelloni to unveil “Stone Age Folk” by Jaime Hayon, the pinnacle event of their year-long collaboration with the world renowned Spanish designer for the 2017 Designer Collaboration Programme. Inspired by flora, fauna and folklore from different cultures, Jaime Hayon designed an architectural pavilion, which references the famous Crystal Palace built in Hyde Park, London for the Great Exhibition of 1851, combining over 48 Caesarstone colours with metal and stained glass.Within the historical backdrop of the Palazzo’s Ballroom, Caesarstone’s quartz material is meticulously handcrafted and implanted into the metal frame of the pavilion as a precious jewel within Hayon’s whimsical Caesarstone universe. (more…)