Posts Tagged ‘urban’

Steps by Raw Edges

October 26th, 2017

‘Steps” is a new concrete seating design, aimed to redefine how people use public space. Commissioned by Greenwich Peninsula in association with NOW Gallery we have created scaled up armchair like seats forming an urban texture which invites people to dwell, play, lean and relax on, in this new swathe of London.

Sushi Mori by Studio POINT LINE PLANE, Bangkok – Thailand

May 14th, 2017

Inspired by the beautiful simplicity of nature, the restaurant blends contrasting textures such as marble, wood and granite with dynamic lighting and gray scale tones to create a modern, beguiling ambience.

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.

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.

Kane World Food Studio Restaurant & Bar by Bogdan Ciocodeica, Bucharest – Romania

March 27th, 2017

The space is treated uniformly with various different focal points, starting with the eight meter long marble bar with a mirror in the background and a light mint ceramic frame and continuing with the delicate exotic wall painting, that balances the fine constructed lines with the strong and abundent theme of the luxurious jungle.

De Bajes restaurant, Amsterdam – Netherlands

March 3rd, 2017

The interior has a raw edge, and almost feels as a seamless extension of the street, featuring a mezzanine bar section with a sturdy wooden counter, comfy leather sofas, matching tables and stools, framed by backdrop of concrete walls, stone flooring and an exposed ceiling.

Otto e mezzo bistro bar by Ark4lab, Thessaloniki – Greece

January 9th, 2017

Industrial, urban, and clearly informed by contemporary western trends, Ark4LOA’s Otto e Mezzo remains wholeheartedly Greek, its laid-back Mediterranean mood an underlying aesthetic.

Panorama exhibition by Konstantin Grcic, Hong Kong

December 19th, 2016

The first three sections of the exhibition demonstrate how the designer situates his work in the present day, while also shedding light on questions that occupy him, and revealing how he envisions the future of design.

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.

Mo:vel urban shoe store by Moxon Architects, Brighton – UK

September 21st, 2016

Chipboard provides a neutral background along with pick-and-mix style display units, allowing the products’ bright colours to be prominent and catch the eyes of customers. The versatile sneakers are placed against black recycled-rubber panels referencing the urban culture of the brand whilst, generating maximum visual impact.

Siam Discovery by Nendo & Urban, Bangkok – Thailand

September 21st, 2016

To allow tech-savvy consumers to relate personally to its products, Siam Discovery introduced a special smartphone app that divulges details such a brand’s backstory. The app uses location-based services to notify users of the latest offerings and discounts as they approach an area of interest; these features are estimated to increase purchases by up to 45 per cent.

Warehouse store by Checkland Kindleysides, London – UK

September 18th, 2016

A single run cast concrete staircase descends into the 183 square-metre basement and lands to face the back focal point of the store. This positioning subtly encourages a journey around the space, allowing you to fully explore key collections before arriving at the fitting rooms.

Mad Giant brewery and restaurant by Haldane Martin, Johannesburg – South Africa

September 9th, 2016

Inside, long beer-hall tables with sandblasted, black-stained table tops and swivel bar stools facilitate social interaction among large groups and strangers, encouraging flexible and spontaneous movement and conversation.

Insanis store by ANGATU, São Paulo – Brazil

September 5th, 2016

The steel bars used to make clothes rack, caps exhibitors were used in raw form, revealing the essence of the material, striking urban character.

Sapeng Art of Satay café by Evonil Architecture, Jakarta – Indonesia

September 3rd, 2016

This café’s main concept design has an artistic design blending with industrial subway train theme. The contrast of grey concrete and black accent creates the key detail in the design.

Iran national pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

August 22nd, 2016

The pavilion is designed based on a representation of urban schemata of buildings in a reverse order stretched from the ceiling to the walls and parts of the floor. The form is chosen in order to manifest the reverse process of reviving these residential areas and neighborhoods.

Head in the clouds installation by Mickaël Martins Afonso & Caroline Escaffre-Faure, Montpellier – France

July 21st, 2016

As a way to isolate from the chaos of the city surrounding, visitors are invited to place their heads within open areas of the oversized white puffs, reflecting on the dark and private space around them.

Toujours bistro by De Horeca Fabriek, Haarlem – Netherlands

July 19th, 2016

It’s beautifull entrance, cozy seating and bistro appearance makes you feel like you just entered a real french bistro in the city centre of Paris. The characteristic combination of green and gold finishes it off.

Cool Capital South African pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

July 2nd, 2016

The 2016 South African pavilion at building D in the Sale d’Armi presents successful physical outcomes and practical solutions to urban challenges, conceived and implemented by citizens for the citizens of the administrative capital city of South Africa under the umbrella organization of “Cool Capital”.

The Market by Longo’s by Ampersand Studio, Toronto – Canada

June 21st, 2016

The store design is respectful of this heritage and incorporates existing finishes of marble and granite as features of the store.