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brazilian architect’s final project takes shape

November 12, 2019 macnadusa 0

construction on the ‘niemeyer sphere’ — one of the last projects designed by brazilian architect oscar niemeyer — is well underway in leipzig, germany. located on the grounds of techne sphere leipzig, the factory site of HeiterBlick and kirow ardelt, the sphere will serve as an employee cafeteria for on site staff. the structure latches […]

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Dark walls conceal bright interiors within Casa de Lata by Saeurmartins

November 12, 2019 Jenna McKnight 0
Casa de Lata by Sauermartins

A verdant courtyard lies at the heart of this inward-facing, dark grey dwelling by Brazilian studio Saeurmartins, which was designed for a couple who love vintage cars. The Casa de Lata is located on a lush site in the small town of Canela, where the climate ranges from clear, blue skies to cold, foggy weather.

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51 Glass Dining Tables that Create an Upscale Atmosphere for Every Meal

November 12, 2019 HD Staff 0

Presentation is a crucial ingredient in any recipe – after all, every dish is first enjoyed with the eyes. This idea can extend to the entire dining room environment where atmosphere and ambiance set the tone before anyone even lifts a fork. Glass-topped dining tables are the focus of this product spotlight. Glass surfaces feel […]

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RIBA Gold-medal winner Ted Cullinan dies aged 88

November 12, 2019 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Ted Cullinan passes away aged 88

RIBA Royal Gold-medal winning architect Edward Cullinan, founder of Cullinan Studio, has passed away aged 88. Cullinan died in his sleep on Monday 11 November. The architect, who was known as Ted, was awarded the 2008 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture in recognition of his “inspirational practice and teaching”. Alongside creating buildings that included

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Hopkins House – a high-tech home

November 12, 2019 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Hopkins House by Micheal and Patty Hopkins

Hopkins House was designed by Michael and Patty Hopkins as their own home. We take a look at the lightweight steel and glass house as part of our series on high-tech architecture. Completed in 1976 in the north London suburb of Hampstead, Hopkins House was the first project designed by the husband-and-wife team. The two-storey, lightweight steel

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Radical exhibition designs by Lina Bo Bardi and Aldo van Eyck recreated at Gulbenkian Museum

November 12, 2019 Amy Frearson 0
Art on Display at the Gulbenkian Museum

Lina Bo Bardi’s famous glass easels and a 1960s expo pavilion by Aldo van Eyck have both been reconstructed in Lisbon, for the exhibition Art on Display at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. The landmark show, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Portuguese art museum, recreates some of the most groundbreaking exhibition displays created by

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