Posts Tagged ‘building’

GAIA office by Inhouse Brand Architects, Cape Town – South Africa

April 24th, 2017

Intricate timber-clad ceilings, supported with structured wooden beams, serve as a striking visual element in this space. Trees and shrubbery peer through the building’s large glass windows, not only offering ample light but welcoming nature as part of the overall design.

Acne Studios Blå Konst store, Tokyo – Japan

April 24th, 2017

Occupying 70 sqm. [754 sq.ft.] set across the first and second floors of a modern midrise building, the setting concocted by creative director Jonny Johansson includes stainless steel cubes, clothing racks in a golden hue, and mirror displays, all tied in by wall-to-wall fluffy blue carpeting.

Ampelmann office by Fokkema & Partners, Delft – Netherlands

April 3rd, 2017

A yellow frame of pipes with 3D printed joints marks the lunch counter. The reception and coffee bar are made of steel frames with polycarbonate sheets, inspired by the Ampelmann gangways offshore. The most omnipresent intervention however, is the double storey volume completely materialized in cork. It holds meeting-, workshop- and simulation rooms. A spacious stair is cut out of the cork volume.

Massimo Dutti flagship store by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos, Mexico City – Mexico

March 27th, 2017

The rhythm of rectangular modules is formed by an orthogonal metal structure, while the texture of the façade is a screen inspired by a reinterpretation of the traditional wrought iron railings of Polanco. The screen generates a series of rectangular niches that are randomly repeated within the orthogonal mesh.

Namchon clubhouse by B&A Architects, Gwangju-si – South Korea

March 20th, 2017

As a result, sufficient discussion of what to keep before start building up and worries of the function had made to keep the value of Namchon and it brought newly and comfortable style of Namchon.

Eastside Grill by Giant Design, Sydney – Australia

March 20th, 2017

A custom brass light fixture, a runway of herringbone flooring and a backdrop by famous Belgian born artist Caratoes all marrying the existing raw structure of this 100 year old building with the classic elements of a New York grill.

Gaumont-Pathé Alésia Cinemas by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Paris – France

March 13th, 2017

The facade is broken down into into a dozen vertical strips, like ribbons. Each strip supports several facets, alternately orientated upwards or downwards, as if folded. In the central area, these great pleats are made of glass and covered in regularly spaced LED modules, forming a large, animated grid.

WeWork Weihai Lu co-working space by Linehouse, Shanghai – China

February 20th, 2017

The existing steel structure is painted ivy green, with a new black metal and black stained OSB handrail leaner wrapping the triple height space, allowing guests to be spectators to the activities below.

751 creative industrial office by hyperSity office, Beijing – China

February 20th, 2017

The original large instrument box was transformed into the locker room and storage space after repairmen and repainting. The terrazzo floor below the instrument box was retained and polished.

Wrattens shop café by Nugget Design, London – UK

February 13th, 2017

Bespoke display tables carefully enhanced the brand while allowing the focus to remain on the featured products on sale.

Intertech Offices by ERA Architects, Istanbul – Turkey

February 6th, 2017

The façade’s white dyed glass cladding acts like a canvas that reflects the constantly changing sky on the building. Some of the panels on the façade, controlled by an automation system, are regularly opened on specific hours of the day to let the fresh air in.

[Misfit]Fit building by Batay-Csorba Architects, Toronto – Canada

January 4th, 2017

Keen to diversify from the highly rigid, static nature of other buildings of this type, the studio looked to means of offsetting the weightiness of concrete without reverting to glass and steel.

The Inverted Truss by B+P Architects, Taipei – Taiwan

January 4th, 2017

The main timber truss for the retail shop at the front room introduces the idea of “Structure as furniture”, a free-standing individual component that is detached with the existing wall. The idea of moderate intervention with minimal attaches and less anchoring that will undermine the existing building is taking place in this project.

Cultural centre by Héctor Fernández Elorza and Manuel Fernández Ramírez, Jarandilla – Spain

December 19th, 2016

The white boards are slightly raised on one side, to sit on top of a stone wall that belongs to the promontory the village has grown around. This stone also remains visible around the edge on the floor of the space, while granite tiles cover the rest.

Maher Store by Harmonic Trend [L], Hamedan – Iran

December 12th, 2016

Staircase’s handrails and landings end up to regales and dress hanging location, which make an independent, continuous and integrated structure, while each as an separate object has its own structure and configuration.

Full Metal Jacket by 9cm, Seoul – South Korea

December 12th, 2016

Removing roof to make outside space each floor for connecting all the floors from ground to roof garden which allows to use whole building to be used at once. And also, the walls inside and facing outside space were demolished to link inside and outside.

Chanel pop-up stores, Paris – France

December 12th, 2016

Further enhancing the chosen aesthetic are black linear clothes rails, matching displays in mesh metal, and wooden console tables mounted on glass supports.

Public Library of Constitucion by Sebastian Irarrazaval, Constitucion – Chile

December 5th, 2016

Thin wooden planks create a louvered system that covers the sky lit pitched roofs, filtering and controlling direct light so as not to disturb the readers inside. Custom made furniture serves multi-purpose functions, offering various seating arrangements, tables, and shelving in one fixture.

Victoria Gate department store by ACME, Leeds – UK

November 28th, 2016

The materiality of the building draws on the history of terracotta façades in Leeds, often produced by the local Burmantoffs Terracotta works, providing a modern interpretation of a traditional material.

Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods office by Maas Architects, Nijkerk – Netherlands

November 14th, 2016

The build features an intelligent climate control system, partial structural glazing and an attractive curved glass façade. In addition – the property has been carefully integrated into the local landscape and in many areas offers 180 degrees views.