Posts Tagged ‘Expansion’

Airbnb US Headquarters Expansion by Airbnb Environments Team and WRNS Studio, San Francisco – California

October 14th, 2017

The Environments Team translated this new feature into a physical space by assigning each floor to a different city: Buenos Aires, Kyoto, Jaipur and Amsterdam, styling each one of the floor’s cafes in relation to that city, the color, patterns and materials reflecting the local culture.

Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden by Kengo Kuma, Portland – Oregon

October 12th, 2017

The largest of the three buildings is the Jordan Schnitzer Japanese arts learning center, which contains a gallery with year-round exhibitions, a multi-purpose classroom, a ‘cultural corner’ showcasing demonstrations and music, a gift shop, and a library that offers resources on Japanese gardening and related arts.

Schulich School of Engineering Redevelopment and Expansion by Diamond Schmitt Architects + Gibbs Gage Architects, Calgary – Canada

July 19th, 2017

Students congregate in the light-filled space on brightly coloured, X- and O-shaped seating designed by Dutch firm Feek. The atrium floor drops away in an amphitheatre-type setting to improve connection with the basement, which both extends daylight into the core and provides access to a garden.

UBC Bookstore Expansion & Renovation by office of mcfarlane biggar, Vancouver – Canada

November 10th, 2015



The newly renovated and expanded bookstore on the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) main campus is proof that simple design interventions can have grand effects.

NYX Corner Store by Expansion Studio & Alexandar Cosmetics, Novi Sad – Serbia

June 23rd, 2015



Desiring to represent one of its distributed products Alexandar cosmetic, situated in Novi Sad, hired Expansion studio and Sandra Lukovic to create inspiring corner dedicated to NYX.

Lardini Showroom Expansion by Meregalli Merlo Architetti Associati & Andrea Carmignola, Milan – Italy

June 11th, 2015

One year after moving its Milan Showroom from Via della Spiga to the nearby Via Manzoni, Lardini expands its sales area from 500 to 800 square meters, annexing to the previous space a second area on the lower floor of the same building.