Posts Tagged ‘glass facade’

Glass Farm by MVRDV, Schijndel – The Netherlands

August 16th, 2013

The print varies in translucency depending requirements for light and views. At night the structure is illuminated from the inside, a monument to the traditional farmhouse. At a height of 14 metres the Glass Farm is intentionally designed out of scale and is 1.6 times larger than a real farm, symbolizing the village’s growth into a town.

Optical Glass House by NAP Architects, Hiroshima – Japan

July 5th, 2013

The garden is visible from all rooms, and the serene soundless scenery of the passing cars and trams imparts richness to life in the house. Sunlight from the east, refracting through the glass, creates beautiful light patterns.

Ho-Hum restaurant by M4, Seoul

February 21st, 2013

A glass facade makes the most of the location and provides a beacon for hungry evening diners, as well as making the most of a space that had plenty of design challenges: low ceilings, long and skinny floor plan, and a low budget.

Al Punto restaurant by Estudio, Madrid

January 14th, 2013

The project aims to remove the barriers between inside and outside by means of a WICKER used as a garden enclosure that receives us and surrounds us. Thus interior, terrace and pedestrian street create a single space, being closed to the noise and opened for the garden…

DR. York optical store by DCPParquitectos, Los Angeles

November 30th, 2012

On the way to display it look to be a prefabricated modular system, which in addition to providing much flexibility in display options were removable and inexpensive. That is why the modules were designed based MDF with recycled cardboard tubes cut edge and a movable shelving system giving the possibility of multiple configurations.

Rabobank retail banking center by Storage, Den Haag – Netherlands

November 20th, 2012

The Den Haag store features a glass façade with a massive traditional wooden door, emphasizing both the bank’s transparency and its strength and reliability. Inside the store is divided into two main areas: one is focused on financial advice and personal service, and the other on modern banking and automation.

Badoo Development Office by za bor Architects, Moscow

October 26th, 2012

The Moscow office of the Badoo company, had to get gifted young programmers together for improvement and development of one of the most popular dating services in the world – badoo.com. The office was created for web developers and focused on technical, not administrative function.

Videotron flagship store by Sid Lee Architecture & RCAA, Montreal

August 9th, 2012

Today is the day Videotron opens its new flagship store, a unique, avant-garde business space in the heart of downtown Montreal. The in store environment is the collaborative work of Sid Lee Architecture, Sid Lee, the Videotron team, and a number of partner suppliers.

Uniqlo flagship store by Wonderwall, Tokyo

July 18th, 2012

UNIQLO has opened global flagship stores in Europe and the United States, and has now opened a new store in Ginza, Tokyo. The twelve-story building with a full height glass façade serves as a showcase of the UNIQLO brand, and its atrium-like first and second floor creates a voluminous yet controlled space.

Pombo 18 restaurant by A-cero, Madrid

June 19th, 2012

A-cero presents one of its more actual projects, a restaurant located on the North of Madrid (Spain).The restaurant, called Pombo 18, has been recently opened. A-cero provides movement to the interior design with curved lines and organic shapes typical of the studio’s latest works.

Basler Showroom by Blocher Blocher Partners, Düsseldorf

April 24th, 2012

A showroom is the calling card of a fashion brand. It distils a company’s self-image, sets the look, the signature. With Basler, that means femininity, elegance and joie de vivre. In Düsseldorf, the designers from Blocher Blocher Shops created the perfect setting for the label’s fashionable floral prints and jungle patterns from silk to satin.

Autogermánica AG BMW Showroom by Eduardo De Castro

February 12th, 2012

BMW’s new home in Dominican Republic is all about showcasing masterpieces in the most perfect way. Designed according to the new BMW Group Identity Guidelines, it has been completely renovated to the new standards of what a BMW Showroom should be.

“C42” Citroen showroom by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Paris

February 3rd, 2012

The new Citroën showroom is at number 42 Champs Elysées; Citroën have owned the site since André Citroën set up shop there in the 1920s. His original showroom was beautiful, the interior was extremely theatrical, and the glass rectangle façade beautifully proportioned, very minimalist and contemporary.

Tiffany & Co. jewellery, Las Vegas

November 15th, 2011

Within the diamond-shaped facade, the intent was to create an iconic celebration of Tiffany & Co., while continuing the theme with crystalline and reflective finishes.

De Rode Winkel flagship store by OPERA Amsterdam, Houten

September 20th, 2011

The successful jeans wear group, De Rode Winkel, has recently opened its third flagship store in Houten. The shop, the ninth in a chain, is located in the new shopping mall, Het Rond and is designed by OPERA AMSTERDAM.

Teeq by Design Spirits Co., Kuala Lumpur

August 4th, 2011

Teeq is a rooftop restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. Located in what was the 8th floor parking garage of a shopping center, the project includes a club, theater, restaurant and courtyard. Surrounded by desirable and natural views, the design aims to equally emphasize the interior and exterior spaces.

Dr. Martens, London

April 4th, 2011


Originally standard-issue for the working man, Dr. Martens became the counterculture boot of choice. Clearly articulating that transformation is the brand’s London pop-up shop, which materialized for a six-month run at Old Spitalfields Market.