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Desai Chia Architecture perches black Ledge House on rocky hillside

August 30, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Ledge House by Desai Chia Architecture

New York practice Desai Chia Architecture has wrapped a house in Connecticut situated on top of a rocky ledge with charred cedar and large windows that overlook the hilly landscape. Ledge House is located in Cornwall, Connecticut on a site that is occupied by a large boulder deposited on the hillside hundreds of thousands of

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Seven dental clinics designed to take the pain out of check ups

August 30, 2020 Kristine Klein 0

Architects and designers have created these seven dental offices with bright and colourful interiors to offer patients a more enjoyable and worry free experience. Dent Protetyka, Poland,聽Adam Wiercinski The pick-up window inside this Polish denture clinic designed by Adam Wiercinski is outlined with green lines that form the shape of medical services cross. Located inside

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White stucco Casa Mami by Working Holiday Studio contrasts California desert landscape

August 26, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Casa Mami by Working Holiday Studio

Los Angeles design firm Working Holiday Studio has transformed a property in the California desert into a shoppable holiday home that “stands out” against its desolate landscape Casa Mami is located in Pioneertown, California, an unincorporated community outside of Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California. After visiting the area Carlos Naude and Whitney Brown

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OMA designs glass volume to top Tiffany & Co’s New York flagship store

August 25, 2020 Kristine Klein 0

OMA New York聽has unveiled its design for a glass addition to top the historic Tiffany & Co store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The project involves the preservation of the jewellery brand’s 80-year old flagship location, a renovation of its ground floor and the construction of a rectangular glass volume that will span

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Charred teak wood clads Costa Rica house with views of the Pacific Ocean

August 24, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Tres Amores by Studio Saxe

Architecture firm聽Studio Saxe聽has completed this house in聽Costa Rica聽and covered it with dark charred wood to blend it with its natural surroundings. Tres Amores is a two-storey family residence nestled onto a hilltop in Nosara, Costa Rica that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and mountainous landscape. The 515-square-metre house is formed by two flat roof volumes that

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Greek islands inform design for Monastery Studio facial spa

August 22, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Monastery Studio by Jacqueline Sullivan

A pale green lacquer table and dried plants are among the references to Greek architecture and “Californian freshness” in this spa in San Francisco聽designed by Jacqueline Sullivan. Monastery Studio is a spa and retail space in San Francisco, founded by Athena Hewett, that offers a range of facial and body services. The light-filled space is

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Dal Pian inserts bright orange staircase in S茫o Paulo office building

August 21, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Natura Headquarters by Dal Pian Arquitetos

A bright orange staircase and patches of vegetation are visible from the outside of this S茫o Paulo office building, which Brazilian studio Dal Pian designed for a beauty company. Natura, a cosmetic and personal care company, hosted a competition inviting firms to design its new administrative headquarters building in S茫o Paulo. It selected Dal Pian’s

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John Marx and Absinthia Vermut create virtual experience of Burning Man pavilion

August 20, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Burning Man Museum of No Spectators by John Marx

With Burning Man 2020 taking place in virtual format, architect John Marx and artist Absinthia Vermut have created a digital tour of the museum-like pavilion they had designed for the event. Marx and Vermut created the digital alternative of their project Museum of No Spectators after Burning Man cancelled its Black Rock City event this

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G贸mez Platero designs World Memorial to the Pandemic for Uruguayan coast

August 19, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
World Memorial to the Pandemic by G贸mez Platero

Latin American architecture firm G贸mez Platero has unveiled a design for a circular monument in Uruguay to remember coronavirus victims. The proposed World Memorial to the Pandemic is a large sculpture designed to be installed on water off the coast of Uruguay. Designed by G贸mez Platero, it is intended to offer visitors a sensorial experience

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Worrell Yeung designs industrial artist studios in historic Brooklyn factory buildings

August 18, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
77 Washington by Worrell Yeung

New York architecture studio Worrell Yeung has transformed historic factory buildings in Brooklyn Navy Yard into multi-use workspaces and artist studios featuring time-worn brick walls and weathered beams and columns. The adaptive reuse project involved remodelling 77 Washington, a six-storey former masonry factory built in the 1920s, and four other buildings situated around on the

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