Posts from August 2018

Wed 22.8.

Ginza Six by CURIOSITY

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.08.2018 - Tagged as:

Ginza Six by CURIOSITY

Photographer: CURIOSITY

Ginza Six with main space designed by Gwenael Nicolas, opened this April. It is located in the area of concentrated commercial activity that incorporates cutting-edge innovation while also continuing Japan’s great tradition and history, the Ginza area is a symbol of Japan. It is approximately 47,000 m² boasts the largest area for a retail facility in the Ginza area and become a world-class commercial space that brings together a wide range of 241 brands. (more…)

Tue 21.8.

SONOMA WINE COUNTRY I by Feldman Architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.08.2018 - Tagged as:

SONOMA WINE COUNTRY I by Feldman Architecture

Photographer: Joe Fletcher

Comprised of two perpendicular bars atop a hill overlooking the village of Healdsburg, this home offers both ample social space ideal for entertaining and the privacy of a rural retreat. The taller section runs along the ridge of the hill and houses the home’s great room. (more…)

Mon 20.8.

China Fuzhou Jin Niu Shan Trans-urban Connector by LOOK Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.08.2018 - Tagged as:

China Fuzhou Jin Niu Shan Trans-urban Connector by LOOK Architects

Photographer: Zhou Yue Dong ©LOOK Architects Pte Ltd.

Commissioned as Design Architect and Urban Design Consultant for Fuzhou Forest Walkway, Singapore-based LOOK Architects has had the honor to share experience gained from local projects such as Alexandra Arch and Forest Walk with China, and in doing so extend the reach of our designers to the broader Asian region. (more…)

Fri 17.8.

House in Pogodno 3 by Studio Loft Kolasinski

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House in Pogodno 3 by Studio Loft Kolasinski

Photographer: Karolina Bąk

The project included revitalization of a house from the 30s in Szczecin, interior design and partly furniture design. (more…)

Thu 16.8.

Juno’s House by Nook Architects

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Juno’s House by Nook Architects

Photographer: nieve|Productora Audiovisual

Our clients purchased a row house with the intention of doing a modest refurbishment: to renovate the kitchen, opening it to the living room, adding a new bathroom and give the whole a fresher look. When the works began, however, we detected that the quality of construction was extremely poor and that each level was a patchwork of humble materials. The floor slab of the main level almost collapsed on top of us- we then had to come to a halt and analyse the situation. A simple refurbishment had converted into a comprehensive intervention that affected the structure and envelope of the house. (more…)

Wed 15.8.

Grace Apartment by Humbert & Poyet

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.08.2018 - Tagged as:

Grace Apartment by Humbert & Poyet

Photographer: Francis Amiand

A 380m2 apartment with a 100 m2 Balcony. On the seafront in the stunning Larvotto area of Monaco, are 2 apartments that young, talented interior designers Humbert & Poyet have transformed to create a unique space. The duo had the privileged opportunity to work with an unusually large space in such an expensive area and they grabbed this with both hands. (more…)

Tue 14.8.

Design Indaba

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.08.2018 - Tagged as:

The Arch for Arch, structure in honour of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Cape Town Photo: © David Southwood

 

Design Indaba rallies for words becoming deeds in the pursuit of a better world. (text by TLmag)

 

Read the full article on Architonic

Mon 13.8.

Rocksplit by Cometa Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.08.2018 - Tagged as:

Rocksplit by Cometa Architects

Photographer: Dimitris Kleanthis

The steep ground and the plot’s narrow dimensions along with the very strict building regulations determine the pronounced and gradient form of the building which rises from the mountain and over the valley of Poisses, to finally balance itself with the surrounding traditional dwellings and the natural context. (more…)