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Wisconsin train station becomes The Harvey House restaurant by Home Studios

July 29, 2021 Dan Howarth 0
Harvey House restaurant interior

Brooklyn-based Home Studios has turned a former rail baggage handlers’ building in Madison into dining spaces that evoke “the golden age of train travel”. Hidden behind an old train depot in the Wisconsin capital, The Harvey House is a 5,000-square-foot restaurant that nods to the Midwestern state’s supper club culture of the 1930s and 40s.

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Shipping containers used to build LA housing complex for the homeless

July 29, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
The Hilda L Solis Care First Village is made of shipping containers

American firms NAC Architecture and Bernards have used shipping containers to form private apartments in a Los Angeles facility for people experiencing homelessness. The Hilda L Solis Care First Village – formerly known as the Vignes Street Interim Housing Project – is located on a 4.2-acre (1.7-hectare) site in Downtown Los Angeles. The complex is

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Big Wood Residence / de Reus Architects

July 29, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

Local agricultural vernacular and a minimalist concept drove the design of the Big Wood Residence, situated just south of Sun Valley, Idaho. This home for Mark de Reus and his family celebrates the career of its architect, who incorporated lessons from thirty-five years of practice into this, his most personal work. The project features themes that our firm is known for— innovation, unpredictability, clarity of design, the use of natural materials, careful detailing and craftsmanship, and livability. Most significantly, the design has a simplicity that belies its complexity.

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Captivating Copper Accents On Dark Grey Decor

July 29, 2021 HD Staff 0

Captivating copper accents cause bright and lustrous disruptions through these two dramatically dark grey home interiors. The effect is warming, alluring and luxe, and elevates the overall mood. This rich palette has been expertly utilised to shape sophisticated living rooms with depth and intrigue, and to fashion a spectacular copper-covered kitchen design. We’ll also continue […]

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Adega do Fogo Holiday Home / Diogo Mega Architects

July 29, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

This new luxury holiday home on Pico Island is housed in a restored former distillery from which it takes its name. Given a new lease of life by the project’s creator, Benedita Branco, it has 6 rooms, a dining room, a pool with an incredible view of Portugal’s highest peak and is located in the area of Cabrito, in the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture – Azores, a UNESCO classified site since 2004.

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WorkPod by Autonomous

July 29, 2021 Dezeen staff 0
WorkPod by Autonomous

Dezeen Showroom: designed for people who want to be able to focus while working from home, the WorkPod by Autonomous is a prefabricated office pod that can be assembled in one day. Autonomous describes the WorkPod as “designed to be plopped in a spacious backyard”, with its 17 prefab components taking around eight hours to

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MVDRV’s Marble Arch Mound “going down like a turd” as council suspends bookings

July 29, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Marble Arch Mound

Dutch studio MVRDV’s £2 million fake hill in central London has been ridiculed by critics and forced to temporarily close, with refunds issued to disgruntled visitors. The 25-metre-high Marble Arch Mound officially opened to the public on Monday on a traffic island between Hyde Park and shopping destination Oxford Street. Attraction “not yet ready for visitors”

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Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages / Nizio Design International

July 29, 2021 Paula Pintos 0

Viewed from the outside, from its northern and southern elevations, the building of the Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages in Michniów brings to mind wooden country cottages arranged one behind the other. This row of symbolic huts has a disturbing form. Individual segments are crashed together and become disintegrated, as after a cataclysm, an earthquake or a fire.