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FABRICations creates flexible layout for the casco loft in amsterdam

March 23, 2019 macnadusa 0

design studio FABRICations has completed the interior of an apartment in amsterdam, the netherlands. the ‘casco loft’ project aims to promote ideas of interaction and flexibility by encouraging shared spaces and the implementation of a flexible, open layout. the concept revolves around the idea of creating an open shell, or ‘casco’ in dutch, where suspended volumes […]

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Pets Playground apartment in Hong Kong is designed for couple, a parrot and a cat

March 23, 2019 Ali Morris 0
Pets Playground apartment in Hong Kong by Sim-Plex Design Studio

Sim-Plex Design Studio has created an apartment in Hong Kong for a couple that lives with their parrot, an elderly parent and her pet cat. Located in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, the 42-square-metre Pets Playground apartment belongs to a young couple, Ken and Teri, who own a parrot. The apartment is shared with Teri’s mother, who owns

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Luigi Rosselli Has Given This 1960s House A Fresh Update

March 23, 2019 Erin 0

Photography © Prue Ruscoe   Architect Luigi Rosselli has given a fresh and contemporary update to a home in Bellevue Hill, Australia, that was originally designed in classic modernist style by the architect George Reeves in 1963.   Photography © Prue Ruscoe Influences from the work of Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, are evident throughout the […]

This Public Seating Beside A Lake In Latvia Provides A Place To Rest A Fishing Rod

March 23, 2019 Erin 0

Photography by Ansis Starks / H2E   Latvian-based Design Studio H2E has recently completed their public furniture installation named Anglers Seats, located on the shores of Lake Aluksne. The design of the special angling and rest spots were inspired by the shape of an aquatic plant, the Bog Arum (Calla palustris) that can be found on the Baltic […]

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Lakeside Garden / TOPOS Landscape Architects

March 22, 2019 Collin Chen 0

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Lakeside Garden establishes a harmonious interface between people, nature, and history. The garden is inspired by a classic fable of The Peach Blossom Valley. The program and design strategy have transformed the 1-hectare slope site into a dramatic spatial sequence.

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Wuhan Huashan Library / GLA

March 22, 2019 Collin Chen 0

The library, lying at the northwest corner of Wuhan Huashan Eco-City, where there originally was a wetland with abundant resources, connects to the city’s sports theme park in the east and faces closely to the Baiyang Mountain Scenic Area in the north. The design, featuring five well-proportioned, lightweight and simplified boxes scattered on the wetland, expresses a concealing and humble posture into the current ecological environment and leaves the original ecologic landscape intact as much as possible.

kengo kuma builds octagon-shaped observatory in nihondaira with views of mt. fuji

March 22, 2019 macnadusa 0

kengo kuma and associates has designed an observation deck on the summit of the scenic nihondaira spot, shizuoka prefecture, an area famous for its prominent views of mt. fuji. built in the shape of an octagon, formed from the cardinal directions, the project incorporates an observatory, an observation corridor, an exhibition space, a café and […]

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Hawthorn East House / STAR Architecture

March 22, 2019 Daniel Tapia 0

The project for Hawthorn East Residence involved the restoration and modification of a two-story Italianate-style villa. The renovation of this heritage home honors the historical significance of the frontage, while the contemporary three-story addition and a series of social spaces internalize the view, providing privacy and reinforcing the landscape. This project is designed around two main elements in the client’s brief.