Posts Tagged ‘natural light’

Wake Space Up! Urban Eco-Balcony by Farming Studio, Hanoi – Vietnam

April 17th, 2017

The steel girder-tree system works as a new look for the house in order to create double space for the balcony area. Maximum expansion of glass doors system into balcony takes advantage of the natural light–wind source to the building.

Cisco offices by FOX Architects, Fulton – Maryland

March 20th, 2017

FOX designed an office abundant with natural light, individual choice, that intuitively elevates the collaborative process through modular choice. Our design successfully unified two distinct cultures and has been praised by both Sourcefire and legacy Cisco employees alike.

AKQA Casa by Estúdio Penha, São Paulo – Brazil

March 13th, 2017

A patchwork of vintage iron gates and railings on the upper façade of the house form a brise-soleil filtering natural light and casting dynamic lace patterned shadows inside. The intricacy of this brise-soleil is a distinctive feature of the building.

Intango offices by T+R Studio, Tel-Aviv – Israel

February 14th, 2017

With warm timber, neutral tones and bold orange and light blue contrasts, the reception provides a modest, smart & welcoming client experience.

Bed One Block Hostel by A MILLIMETRE, Bangkok – Thailand

January 31st, 2017

Publicis Media Group offices by Spatial Concept Limited, Hong Kong

January 30th, 2017

The idea of childhood playground brings fun and creativity to the agency office. When the funfair style gate slides open from the lift lobby, a hop scotch floor pattern leads into the large reception area where visitors can view the harbor through a series of glass meeting rooms.

Q9 Orthopaedic & Spine Centre by Clifton Leung Design Workshop, Hong Kong

January 19th, 2017

Located in Central, the Q9 Orthopaedic & Spine Centre aims not only to help clients identify the root cause of their physical discomfort, but also provide a comfortable environment for patients to relax. As such, in coming up with the design vision, Clifton Leung Design Workshop broke free from the traditional and generic clinic design, which gives off a cold and impersonal atmosphere.

Dropbox office by Gensler, Sydney – Australia

January 4th, 2017

A number of integrated graphic elements add character to the design, including an inlaid metal ‘welcome mat’ sign embedded in the stone floor of the front entry which is unique to this Dropbox address. Elsewhere, images of Bondi Beach taken by local photographer Aquabumps, form large murals on walls and on the ping pong table, adding a distinctive Sydney flavour.

Health Plan San Mateo office by AP+I Design, San Francisco – California

January 2nd, 2017

The final solution is an open environment with abundant natural light, sweeping views to the surrounding hills, and motion-sensored LED lighting systems.

Levy Heritage offices by Studio IN2 Design, Tel Aviv – Israel

December 29th, 2016

The finish materials are neutral, airy, elegant and timeless, and are reminiscent of the Mediterranean Sea seen from all windows. The focal point near the entrance is the Heritage Wall that captures the firm’s history and achievements.

Camden Offices by Inside Studio, Montreal – Canada

December 19th, 2016

Each room in the core is associated with an artist that reflects the client’s philosophy and spirit such as Amy Winehouse, Frida Kahlo, Kurt Cobain and Jimi Hendrix. The resulting space is raw, layered, compact, efficient, brazen, and will accompany this marketing firm to its bright future.

Rokoko kitchen bar by M.O.B. Interior Architects, Nicosia – Cyprus

December 5th, 2016

Every surface in the space it’s covered by a different material that creates an uncompromised composition, that leads to an explosion of feelings and when you leave, the urge to come back again to this place.

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.

Bakr offices by Pallavi Dean Interiors, Dubai – UAE

November 14th, 2016

The material palette is light and natural, with lots of ash wood used in the flooring and joinery. The cool light blue and grey tones of the interior, along with soft fabrics and natural surfaces, contribute to the overall warmth.

Meridian Credit Union offices by Bullock + Wood Design Toronto, Canada

November 5th, 2016

The Welcome Centre greets guests and staff with a lush green living wall. A pergola-inspired slatted wood structure, wood-like tiles and an assortment of Interface carpets were specified to enhance the outdoor feeling.

Paper Dome installation by YokYok and Ulysse Lacoste, Beirut – Lebanon

November 3rd, 2016

Visitors are overshadowed by the 10-m-wide structure that is held together with wooden slats. The object is lifted and titled on a pivoting point, allowing each viewer to step inside and explore the installation.

Apple Regent Street store by Foster + Partners, London – UK

October 24th, 2016

The walls and staircases are made from sandblasted stone, while the balustrade – seemingly carved in to the wall – has a smooth, curved, and honed finish that is pleasant to touch.

Foliot Furniture offices by Kiva Design, Saint-Jérôme – Canada

October 20th, 2016

The addition of a mezzanine for the employees’ cafeteria creates a social hub. Mobility was also a key element of the design solution and non-assigned workstations cater to mobile work-styles.

Youscan offices by burø, Kiev – Ukraine

October 17th, 2016

Ambient interior lets the natural light pass through big windows and partitions. Natural materials such as wood, metal and OSB add some reference to startup-flavoured space.

Casa Triângulo gallery by Metro Arquitetos, São Paulo – Brazil

October 10th, 2016

As is instantly evident, a large part of the new building’s identity is defined by the materials used, and most prominently the translucent polycarbonate panels that wrap around the lower façade, effortlessly allowing floods of natural light to fill the interior.