Posts Tagged ‘staircases’

ICONIC Studio by Ground Architects, Bangkok – Thailand

May 11th, 2017

Ground Architects express their vision to create new architectural skin in triangular-pattern perforated metal sheet that envelopes the interior where the marriage of raw concrete and steel structure were introduced.

Polak Building by Paul de Ruiter Architects, Rotterdam – Netherlands

January 4th, 2017

The outfitting is playful and unconventional. The strip of wood separating the meeting area near the atrium from the walking routes is multifunctional. Along its length, this structure transitions from being part of the floor, to convenient seating, and even into functional work desks.

Saleh Barakat Gallery by LEFT, Beirut – Lebanon

August 24th, 2016

The cascading nature allows visual continuity between upper and lower levels, and daylight to pierce its way down to the basement.

Soho China office & showroom by Aim Architecture, Shanghai – China

July 12th, 2016

The lounge features soft furnishings in slate grey, mustard yellow and rust orange, sat upon custom-designed carpets with a geometric print. A strip of blonde wood meeting tables separates the lounge area’s sofas from an exhibition space along the opposite wall.

LIMES International Office by STOL architecten, Valkenburg – Netherlands

October 19th, 2015



STOL architecten creates an office with a lighter than air appearance

Capital One Labs office by Studio O+A, San Francisco – California

August 12th, 2014

Color was just one aspect of a playfulness that extends throughout the design. Responding to the client’s request that the new space include a place to rest, O+A went beyond a soft couch to create an elevated sleeping nook that is one of the central features of the space.

Swedbank office by 3XN Architects, Stockholm – Sweden

June 30th, 2014

Transparent facades help to underline Swedbank’s OPENNESS towards the surrounding world while highlighting the semi public functions such as restaurant and conference facilities on the lower floors. The sculptural triple-V structure above creates an integrated roof for the main entrance and breaks up the façade in smaller geometric units.

ASOS Global Headquarters by MoreySmith, London

August 25th, 2013

The design includes a flexible events space, a showcase/press area, fashion themed meeting rooms, open-plan offices and a tour route for visitors where they can follow the full journey of a garment from inception to completion, showcasing the innovative fashion and technology-led business.

TBWA office by Erginoglu & Çalışlar Architecture, Istanbul

February 6th, 2013

Mirrors, reflection pools, and transparent rooms were created in the deep spaces with no light on the upper entrance level and perception was changed through these optical illusions.

Club Passage by Söhne & Partner Architekten, Vienna

December 30th, 2012

The bold idea to revive a former pedestrian underpass which was lined by abandoned shops and once connected Babenberger Straße and Burggarten was rewarded by a venturesome client who was seeking an extraordinary place for a new club. From street level, only four descending glass staircases are visible.

LOW-TECH DESIGN! Anker’t ruin pub by Amoeba Group + Szoke Gergely, Budapest

November 16th, 2012

Through the use of recycled and cheap materials, the sections of the pub become converted into DJ booths, lounges, dance areas, and fully equipped sand sports arenas. luminous X-shaped bulbs, blue tables, sunsails are incorporated to reflect on the simplistic branding throughout the authentic architectural fabric of the space.

The Room restaurant by Joey Ho Design Limited, Hong Kong

October 8th, 2012

A mix of architectural elements – think windows, staircases and balconies – are suspended from the ceiling and walls, creating divisions in space.

SHOE STORES! Camper store by Studio Makkink & Bey, Lyon

June 23rd, 2012

When Dutch designers Rianne Makkink and Jurgen Bey were commissioned by Camper to design a footwear store in Lyon, France, they appropriately looked to the basic movements of walking for inspiration.

AMMO Restaurant by Joyce Wang, Hong Kong

June 10th, 2012

The AMMO Restaurant nestles within a modern streamlined architectural feat whilst boasts a contrasting backdrop of tropical, almost primitive, greenery. Built by the British army in the mid-19th century, the former explosives magazine compound is a culturally and historically significant site.

Club OCTAGON by URBANTAINER, Seoul

January 21st, 2012

Europe’s infamous clubs generally utilize the raw and empty space of factories, power stations, and prisons. In these spaces, the club is a place where culture and trends gather, eliminating the need for trendy and dated design.

Canali Showroom by GRASSICORREA, Milan

December 21st, 2011

The new Canali Showroom in Milan was designed by GRASSICORREA architects within an ex-warehouse of the Richard Ginori Industry.