Barcelona apartment by Cometa Architects takes cues from nearby marina

January 18, 2019 Natasha Levy 0
Interiors of Barcelona marina apartment, designed by Cometa Architects

Cement surfaces, wooden joinery, and copper detailing appear inside this Barcelona apartment, which Cometa Architects has designed to subtly draw upon maritime imagery. Described as a formally “introverted” space, the top-floor apartment has been revamped by local studio Cometa Architects with industrial materials that reflect Barcelona’s nearby Olympic Marina. “[The apartment] has been radically remodelled

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“Bauhaus just wasn’t British”

January 18, 2019 Owen Hatherley 0
Impington Village College by Maxwell Fry and Walter Gropius

There’s a reason why Bauhaus architects and designers struggled to forge careers in the UK, says Owen Hatherley in the latest instalment of our Bauhaus 100 series. “My only criticism of Mr Moholy-Nagy is that he is a gentleman with a modernistic tendency who produces pastiches of photographs of a surrealist type, and I am not

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Kelly Hoppen-designed cruise ship features a moving cantilevered exterior deck

January 18, 2019 Augusta Pownall 0

The cruise ship, called Celebrity Edge, has 1,500 suites designed by British interior designer Kelly Hoppen, who also fitted out the world’s first cantilevered deck that can move up and down the ship’s exterior. The moving deck, or Magic Carpet, is the size of a tennis court and travels 16 storeys up and down the

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CODA Bespoke designs pair of neighbouring black houses for twin brothers

January 18, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Twin-build house by Nik and Jon Daughtry in Sheffield

CODA Bespoke has created a pair of matching black houses in Sheffield, England, for graphic designer twins Nik and Jon Daughtry. Sheffield-based CODA Bespoke collaborated with the Daughtrys to create the two neighbouring houses, called Twin-build, that share an aesthetic. Located on the site of an old corn mill, alongside the the millpond that used to drive it, the matching homes are

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VTN architects introduces the hyperbolic vinata bamboo pavilion to hanoi

January 18, 2019 macnadusa 0

VTN architects (vo trong nghia architects) crafts the ‘vinata bamboo pavilion’ in the city center of hanoi, vietnam. while the area is characterized by its density of high-rise residential buildings, the pavilion serves as an outdoor communal space in the garden of one apartment. as four tall buildings overshadow the site itself, VTN architects introduced […]

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PENTHOUSE / P-M-A-A

January 18, 2019 Pilar Caballero 0

Located on the top floor of a multi-family housing building in Barcelona’s Raval neighbourhood, the penthouse has access from the centre to a floor strangled by a lightwell that divides the house into two separate spaces: the first one, a street-facing room, and the second one, a four-times larger space divided by a series of parallel walls, derived from a structural rehabilitation.

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Hacettepe University- Museum and Center For Biodiversity / Erkal Architects

January 18, 2019 Daniel Tapia 0

Situated at the perimeter of the expanse of Hacettepe University’s Beytepe Campus in Ankara, Museum, and Center for Biodiversity building house scientific research facilities and exhibition spaces devoted to scientific materials on the topic of biodiversity. Beytepe Campus is on the main development axis in Ankara, the westward highway to Eskişehir, which creates severe pressure of urbanization and land fragmentation.