New architecture projects by Architonic https://www.architonic.com/en/project-feed New architecture projects by Architonic https://www.architonic.com/en/project-feed https://image.architonic.com/arc_black.jpg en Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:23:07 +0200 The Office Group - 24 Greville Street by Shed Design | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/shed-design-the-office-group-24-greville-street/5106252 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Office Group (TOG), a leading provider of flexible office space, asked Shed to reimagine their freehold building at 24 Greville Street, ready for the opening of the Farringdon Crossrail station opposite. This is the third site that Shed has completed for TOG. Taking cues from the craft of the Farringdon neighbourhood over the years (from diamond jewellers to blacksmiths), the driving idea was to Celebrate The Maker. 24 Greville Street is a converted warehouse building, with some very high ceilings and some very large windows. Period features of the building have been revealed and celebrated - sanded pine floorboards and exposed brick provide a textured and natural backdrop to the new scheme. The characterful building has been updated with crafted details and contemporary planes of texture. Finish peacock green wool fabrics, tan leather, and cobalt blue iron columns. The rugged beauty of the engineering workshop comes through in black and gold metalwork. The building was fu… continue

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MetLife Japan Headquarter Offices Olinas Tower by GARDE | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/garde-metlife-japan-headquarter-offices-olinas-tower/5106251 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 MetLife Vision 2020 strategy was created with the objective to unify 7 various offices into 2 locations defined by a single corporate culture and work environment. The 2 locations, Tokyo Garden Terrace and Olinas Tower, are connected by a single subway line with an overall commute of 30 minutes. A complete workplace reset and global approach to the design was implemented and the projects mantra became “Bringing Our People Together”. The Olinas Tower location features 21 uniquely designed collaboration Clubs, 2 café spaces, 2 reception and client conference areas, a TechLife bar and game room, an Innovation room, and various wellness spaces. Each Neighborhood is comprised of one or more teams that share a variety of work settings and services for printing, filing, meeting and storage. Concept: MetLife set forth three principals of the global workplace strategy The Square is the space where all users of the building meet one another; staff, visitors(MetLife and MetLife partners)… continue

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Parfums Uniques by Einszu33 | Shop interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/einszu33-parfums-uniques/5106250 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In Munich‘s Gärtnerplatzviertel, „Parfums uniques“ opens a shop dedicated entirely to niche perfumes. Owner Eva Bogner sells exclusive small label products from all over the world, which are hard to come by, and are only produced in short runs and promises intense, sophisticated fragrance experiences. In the store, which the agency einszu33 designed, the story behind the carefully curated selection can be told in peace. The three zones of the store are equally inspired by the motif of the stage and the three classic phases of the scent process: the massive brass counter in the foreground conveys the presence and value of the heart note. The middle ground on which the action takes place in the theater is represented by the furniture - linoleum-coated which is displayed in powder colours: the elaborately designed bottles appear to be staged like works of art here. The top note is represented by the space that opens upwards through the lighting. The background of the shop area is a… continue

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Anneliese Brost Musikforum Ruhr by Bez + Kock Architekten | Concert halls https://www.architonic.com/en/project/bez-kock-architekten-anneliese-brost-musikforum-ruhr/5106249 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Music Forum integrates St. Mary‘s Church into a complete ensemble, in which the church is clearly dominates the urban space. For this reason, the church interior becomes the central foyer and meeting place in the Music Forum. Also from the exterior, the church becomes the central building block of the Musikforum. Structures are arranged on both sides of the church building, oriented directly on the side of the nave and interlocking with it on the interior. On the south side of the church is the concert hall, on its north side the multifunctional space. The concert hall itself is an expression of the particularly intimate relationship between the Bochum Symphony Orchestra and the audience. The audience is divided into several smaller units, as is common in “vineyard” halls. These units surround the stage on all sides, generating multiple “first rows” and therefore a sense of closeness to the stage and the sound. Award best architects 18 Fritz-Höger-Prize 2017 Award for g… continue

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Delvaux Le 27 by Vudafieri-Saverino Partners | Shop interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/vudafieri-saverino-partners-delvaux-le-27/5106248 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Delvaux, the oldest luxury leather goods house in the world, founded in Belgium in 1829, has inaugurated a new store in the heart of Brussels: "Le 27". Housed in a majestic Mansion on Boulevard de Waterloo, a high-end luxury shopping area, "Le 27" is much more than a boutique: it is a unique environment, combining the savoirfaire of the Delvaux collections with the beauty of the greatest items of Belgian design, paintings and ceramics, giving life to an art gallery in continuous evolution. The project is signed by the Milan based studio Vudafieri-Saverino Partners, which since 2012 has been responsible for the design of Delvaux stores worldwide (more than 40 of them, including boutiques in Paris, London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Dubai ...), creating boutiques that are always different from one other. A philosophy that now reaches its culmination with "Le 27", whose design is based on a completely new, made-to-measure concept: Vudafieri-Saverino Partners assigns a key role to Belgian hist… continue

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Masterplan Villa Industria by Mecanoo | Apartment blocks https://www.architonic.com/en/project/mecanoo-masterplan-villa-industria/5106247 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 <b>Recognisable identity</b> With its characteristic industrial buildings, the former site of the Regional Energy Supply Company in Hilversum has always had its own identity. The gasworks site was originally situated outside the city perimeter, but gradually became enclosed by residential developments. With the relocation of the gasworks, the opportunity arose to redevelop the site and give it a new name: Villa Industria. Mecanoo created a masterplan for 357 homes – partly affordable housing, partly owner-occupied, small-scale businesses and sporting facilities. Inspired by the industrial heritage of the site, the area has a recognisable identity once again. <b>Green environment</b> The urban plan prioritises public space for pedestrians and cyclists. Recessed parking throughout the site frees up space for a green environment with water features and a centrally located park. An eye-catching ensemble of three cylindrical residential buildings refers to the old gasometers wh… continue

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YMCA - PG&E Teen Center by Noll & Tam Architects | Schools https://www.architonic.com/en/project/noll-amp-tam-architects-ymca-pg-ampe-teen-center/5106246 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 “This project is important for so many reasons. We are a Berkeley firm, committed to sustainable design, and we value the tremendous impact that the Y makes on our community. The best part, by far, is collaborating with the Teen Task Force.” – Janet Tam The YMCA of the Central Bay Area sought to establish a Teen Center in downtown Berkeley. When Pacific Gas & Electric donated an 8,000-square-foot decommissioned payment center across from Berkeley High School, it provided the ideal mix of opportunity for adaptive reuse. The design-build team transformed the 1964 concrete office building by opening it up with glazed storefronts, a new partial third story with roof deck, and flexible interior spaces. Bright colors reflect a youthful spirit. The $4.5 million renovation comprises 13,500 square feet, is construction type IIIB, and is a combination of A-3 and B occupancy. The design intent was to transform an outdated utilitarian office building into a more visually active and accessibl… continue

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M7 Contemporary Apartments by Pierattelli Architetture | Hotel interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/pierattelli-architetture-m7-contemporary-apartments/5106245 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 M7 Contemporary Apartments is located near Fortezza da Basso, far from mass tourism but just a short distance from the city centre. The space – of over 1000 sqm – comprises 11 apartments realized to combine comfort and design. Located inside a neoclassical building - which Pierattelli Architetture has turned into original, new accommodation - the project represents the most recent evolution of a new model of hospitality pursued by the Italian architects: a concept that focuses on the visitor and his desire to travel while feeling at home. The result is hotel accommodation that is a well-balanced mix of luxury, design and hospitality. The M7 Contemporary Apartments project began with the refurbishment of a historic neoclassical building whose interior was completely reinterpreted, creating a spatial subdivision aimed at maximum functionality and the exploitation of all usable space. The result is 11 large apartments – single-, two- and three-room - all equipped with a kitchen and… continue

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Rue Camille Claudel by Hamonic+Masson & Associés | Apartment blocks https://www.architonic.com/en/project/hamonic-masson-amp-associes-rue-camille-claudel/5106244 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Diversity in unity In the history of architecture it is rare to find examples of roads built entirely by the same architect. The ‘Rue Camille Claudel’ project primarily poses the question of scale. The trauma of the Grands Ensembles has prevented a unitary approach in architecture today. We often see urban projects divided into ‘slices’ of 50 to 60 houses under the guise of “architectural diversity.” This approach is often detrimental due as it is associated with a lack of consideration for the town and city planning. Hamonic+Masson & Associés won the Camille Claudel project in 2013 having proposed a global and unitary strategy, which incorporated architectural diversity with evident character. Here diversity is a question of form and typology, and not simply style. A demonstration. The project is organised around seven buildings on two separate plots linked by a public road. The site has its constraints, including the local flood prevention plan, building area restrictions, req… continue

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Villa Mörikestraße by SOMAA | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/somaa-villa-morikestrasse/5106243 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 <b>Villa with history</b> With real estate prices and rents skyrocketing, real estate trading in Stuttgart has experienced a large increase in turnover in recent years. This also benefited the business of our clients. In order to grow not only quantitatively but also qualitatively, LC Immobilien decided to move into a turn-of-the-century villa designed by Carl Eisenlohr at the foot of the Karlshöhe, whose generosity not only gives its employees space for discreet business, but also represents the solidity of the company. <b>Grand dignity, trendy ideas and solid business</b> Where the trend label Blutsgeschwister used to have its headquarters, real estate is now being bought, refurbished and sold on around 650 sqm spread over three floors. In addition to the floor plan development and the complete interior work, we coordinated the interface between client and landlord. The client decided in favor of a representative extension, which on the one hand meets the lordly claim of the bui… continue

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Museum At The Gateway Arch by James Carpenter Design Associates | Museums https://www.architonic.com/en/project/james-carpenter-design-associates-museum-at-the-gateway-arch/5106242 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 JamesCarpenter Design Associates, as part of the Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA) team that won the 2010 City+Arch+River international design competition, is seeing its substantial plan for the Museum at the Gateway Arch come to life. Cooper Robertson and James Carpenter Design Associates (JCDA) with Trivers Associates have designed the significant expansion and renovation to the Eero Saarinen-designed Museum of Westward Expansion, located directly below the iconic Gateway Arch. The Museum developments are one part of MVVA’s comprehensive renewal of the National Park’s Dan Kiley-designed 91-acre landscape with dramatically improved connections to downtown St. Louis. Within this comprehensive project, the work of James Carpenter Design Associates (JCDA) has focused on leading the planning and design of the Museum’s new West Entry and public spaces. JCDA has applied its design approach to the entry sequence and the new main public spaces of the Museum Arrivals Hall, which lea… continue

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Heli-stage by Atah | Shops https://www.architonic.com/en/project/atah-heli-stage/5106241 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The CTC (China Textile Center) is an art & commercial complex in the Shaoxing, and was officially open in the summer of 2018. The project involves a mix of commercial typologies, and will become the core of the Keqiao Science City in Shaoxing. The Heli-stage of the CTC is the epicenter of the commercial complex and is correspondingly located at the main project entrance, which is the symbolic center of the entire project. Due to the background of the project, a unique structure with its own design language proposes to fuse the various commercial attractions with an artistic blast. The design concept involves a spiral form, blurring the boundary between floors, therefore connecting the exterior space with the interior, creating a continuous exhibition space. In order to achieve such visual effect, a geometric web fuses onto a helical surface. One will shuttle through both indoor and outdoor landscaping via the access staircase without being aware of the transition due to the blu… continue

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White Comedy of Xi’an Zhongshu Bookstore by Wutopia Lab | Shop interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/wutopia-lab-white-comedy-of-xian-zhongshu-bookstore/5106240 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Wutopia Lab recently designed an entirely white Zhongshu Bookstore in Xi’an, one of the most ancient cities in China which used to be the capital for thirteen dynasties, with 300 tons of steel and 30,000 meters of light strips. We aborted our design of a direct entry into the bookstore, and created a glittering entrance in the commercial space on the fourth floor; this required to make free of the floor slab of fifth floor into the main area of the bookstore without destroying the main structure. We built a pillarless white curvy staircase, highlighted by a spiral white panel, surrounded by custom-made white acrylic walls. Readers coming from their everyday life, heading up the stairs step by step, and are encouraged by the spirit of knowledge and curiosity displayed through the books around them to enter the bookstore over the clouds. The basic space of the bookstore consists of popular book recommendation areas and public reading areas. We decided to make a reading paradise ove… continue

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Novus Switzerland by Studio Gessaga | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/studio-gessaga-novus-switzerland/5106239 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In the middle of old town Zurich Studio Gessaga designed a functional office world with lots of daylight and transparency for the portfolio intelligence provider Novus. Sensual and poetic elements play a major role: the first of the pendant lights designed by Studio Gessaga impresses at the reception. The floating and always wildly growing garden is greened with real plants such as ferns, succulents and cacti - the glass ball cleverly reflects with the hanging plants in the mirror of the lamp. With the help of an illustrator, the employees were presented in individual portraits that can be added at any time. Employees and customers find a cosy atmosphere in the conference room, which impresses with an attractive colour concept and a library with a retractable screen and whiteboard. Studio Gessaga continue

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Flux by SIDES CORE | Spa facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/sides-core-flux/5106238 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A hanging mirror blends into the space while pulling the line of sight through it. FLUX hair salon was planning to move to a space near Kyoto Station. The new space is the 2nd floor of a former car showroom. Specialized features included floor-to-ceiling curved windows that open onto the main road on the south side. The north side looks out onto a terrace with a car lift. Mirrors used for cutting hair are one item that define hair salons. Many feature cutting mirrors that emulate vanities A few of them lined up clearly define a business as a hair salon. With Flux, we wanted to create an airy space, fitting of the name, that breezes can easily flow through. Flux’s main cutting mirror is suspended from the ceiling and features mirrors on all sides, effectively avoiding a vanity-like feel. We designed a mirror that emphasizes the reflected image brings the space together, rather than just being an object in the space. We decided to make use of the depth of the space, one char… continue

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Durch lookout by Franek Architects | Monuments/sculptures/viewing platforms https://www.architonic.com/en/project/franek-architects-durch-lookout/5106237 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In the hills above Valašské Příkazy in the Zlín region in Czech Republic grew up a lookout Durch designed by architect Zdeněk Fránek. Durch is a tribute to the view of the landscape. It is meant to stimulate and realize this beauty. It also serves as a sitting for passers-by, place for a snack or a shelter in bad weather. A well with a picture of St. Francis, animal patron and nature conservationist was restored in its vicinity. Architect Zdeněk Fránek portrayed the observatory as a "minimalist wooden construction with clear details without any significant element. So to be humble, and above all, the outlook through the lookout, which frames the landscape as the most beautiful picture, was created." The family-owned firm Janošík, which produces windows under the hill where the Durch lookout is located, is behind the idea and realization of the observatory. "I was thinking about redesigning our billboards. Eventually, the desire to rebel against the cluttering of nature combined w… continue

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Apartamento Sardenya by Raul Sanchez Architects | Living space https://www.architonic.com/en/project/raul-sanchez-architects-apartamento-sardenya/5106236 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The previous state of the apartment belonged to a way of living incompatible with the requirements of the new owner. These new requirements, even starting from the domestic conventionality, left enough freedom to treat the new apartment in a less corseted way. Therefore, the new proposal starts from the total demolition of the pre-existing situation, keeping only the structural system (for technical and economic reasons, structural interventions were ruled out). The proposal introduces two L-shaped elements that encompass those functions that the new owner, a single man, required with a certain independence: a first L-shape partition, oriented towards the access, houses the kitchen area; and a second L-shape partition houses the bedroom spaces with bathroom en suite. The rest of the space is intended to flow freely inside, to maximize the sense of space and abolish the boundaries between rooms: for example, both the bedroom and the guest bathroom are closed with large oversized pivo… continue

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Hawa Beirut by Richard Yasmine | Prototypes https://www.architonic.com/en/project/richard-yasmine-hawa-beirut/5106235 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 HAWA Beirut, a collection of very light or airy furniture inspired from the Lebanese architecture and specifically the arches that are a trade mark in our cultural heritage. HAWA in Arabic language means a light summer breeze or even a deep love, a passion towards someone or something. Hawa Beirut set up creates a nostalgic yet harmonious reflection to our ancestors, continuing the communication between the past present and the future generations.. It is composed of 2 chairs one with upholstery and the other one naked with a low flippable central table / coffee table and a “paravent” or a decorative separation panels including multiple materials, the whole items are made of powder coated colorful steel with fabric, adding decorative handmade silk braiding cords and tassels, with treated pink marble including traditional craftsmanship technique blown stained glass inserts. Richard Yasmine continue

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By the Way House by Robert Konieczny KWK Promes | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-by-the-way-house/5106234 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Our client had a beautiful, huge plot on the hill near the river. He had also some strange wishes: to copy his existing, a bit boring interiors from his previous flat and put living space on the 1st floor. The main inspiration turned out to be the road, which had to be there anyway to reach the middle of the plot, where the house was planned to stand. We thought, what would happen if we lifted “the way” and "wrapped it around" these ugly interiors. Then we brought it back to the garden level, leading it trough the steep hill to reach the river, in the same time not cutting out any tree. The road shaped the entire building - its floors, walls and ceilings, becoming the main motif of the project. Apparently absurd customer wishes resulted with incredible view from the living room and thanks to this idea we managed to connect living space with the garden and gain much more. Author: Robert Konieczny – KWK Promes, Robert Konieczny Collaboration: Katarzyna Furgalińska, Izabela Kaczmarczyk,… continue

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Equinox St. James by Joyce Wang Studio | Spa facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/joyce-wang-studio-equinox-st-james/5106233 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Ceremonial in proportion and materiality, we inherited a monumental bank interior that became our playground. This location is the London flagship of E by Equinox- a highly personalised and exclusive members-only haven for fitness and wellness. The interiors are provocative, bold and serpentine, in contrast to its more conservative and formal architecture. Our first move was to carve an opening into the ground, flanked by sculptural timber fins to draw members from the fitness arena to the changing chambers below. Within the marble clad interior, we floated a metallic mezzanine above the main fitness arena. Spinning and pilates studios sit atop the mezzanine with a dramatic view onto the existing archways, moldings and balconies. In one seamless move, the underside of the gym floor ceiling swoops up to form the balustrade of the mezzanine. An exclusive wing of the club houses its retail displays, island lounge, work booths and juice bar. Down the stairs and around continue

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Bistro Rusztowanie by mode:lina architekci | Café interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/modelina-architekci-bistro-rusztowanie/5106232 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A burger served on a shovel? Such things only in RUSZTOWANIE bistro, a new culinary spot in Poznań’s Łazarz. Designers from mode:lina™ ensured that the interior design of a basement in an over 100-year old townhouse, is consistent with the name and communication strategy of the restaurant. The space is almost fully ftted with ready to use products straight from a building warehouse, such as: construction props arranged as to create openwork partitions, timber used for seats or to decorate the bar, galvanized metal pipes turned into lamps and used in tables, walls fnished with concrete lattice paving blocks. And all is done in line with the type of food available here – simple dishes served in an unusual way. mode:lina architekci continue

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Umm Suqeim Villa by Superfuturedesign | Living space https://www.architonic.com/en/project/superfuturedesign-umm-suqeim-villa/5106231 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Set to be one of the brand’s private projects, this quaint villa, on 2250-sqm of land, in Umm Suqeim was set to be completely renovated with exquisite interior design by the minds of SUPERFUTUREDESIGN*. Located in Dubai, the residence is a silhouette of traditional Middle Eastern architecture and is surrounded by vast scenery that gave an all-encompassing perspective on the project. While the bold architecture was an ode to the heritage that it reflected, the designers wanted to incorporate some modernity into the space to create a dynamic combination. The impeccable team of designers took a two-step objective that would implement the brand’s design philosophy and make the space an intimate experience for the user at the same time. Upon inspecting the area, there was an overwhelming villa that stood in the middle of an empty plot that greeted the designers. Since the aim was to renovate and not reconstruct, only a few amendments could be made to the wide open space outside the vi… continue

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Wash & Fold by Ito Masaru Design Project / SEI | Café interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/ito-masaru-design-project-sei-wash-amp-fold/5106230 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 “WASH & FOLD” is a home delivery washing agent equipped with launderette. Its Hayama shop is located in residential area near Isshiki Kaigan Beach and provide a value as gathering place to the local residents. The shop also has a bakery and a juice stand besides the launderette function, so you can enjoy oven-fresh bread and fresh-squeezed juice, in the big table set in the shop, while washing. In Hayama, the shop and its launderette culture are entrenching in the local community smoothly. The interior is designed under the conscious desire to make the shop as a landmark of the area and put a big clock on the façade facing the main street. For the walls and the counter rising edge of the shop, gym flooring recycled material to highlight the philosophy of WASH & FOLD, “ecology” and “recycle” that we were well aware of. As a result of the series of meetings about design and vision of the shop, some idea to make the shop symbolic in the area and usage of recycled materials. To… continue

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Office Premises for Czech Promotion by Kurz architects | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/kurz-architects-office-premises-for-czech-promotion/5106229 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The task to move the Czech Promotion communication agency in a mere three months from the famous Winternitz Villa by Adolf Loos to the unreconstructed premises of Karlín Palace with its own, albeit not as famous, history seemed fatuous, even naïve at first. Yet it was the time pressure which shaped the design itself, as well as the method of collaboration with the client and contractors. Purely a concept specified and defined the start of the process, leading to the overall unified vision, which prevented any subsequent disagreements or delaying discussions over individual parts of the proposal. Therefore, the extremely rapid establishment of absolute trust was required between the two parties. Such an approach was risky, but at the same time intensely motivating to all involved persons. In the first phase of the reconstruction, it was necessary to start with the most radical steps – clearing the existing premises of the sediments of previous modifications. This had to be accomplis… continue

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Swiss House XXXII by Davide Macullo Architects | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/davide-macullo-architects-swiss-house-xxxii/5106228 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Swiss House Rossa represents the constant commitment to build with respect for the places we inhabit and to make every effort in helping our understanding of civilisation. This is an opera that lies on the cusp between art and architecture, a living sculpture. Alongside its primary role in protecting man from the elements, it is an architecture that needs art to complete it. Daniel Buren: we involved him because during our own formative years he taught us the pleasure of synthesis in observing the beauty of nature through his recognisable signs. Today we have a permanent work of his in the heart of the Swiss Alps. We enter this space, built by the place: a fairytale, yet real; just as we want the world to be. The Calanca valley, when you go there, you forget the things that are known to you. In reality, the journey there is short, but it is a trip of a lifetime. Once inside, the valley closes behind you, and beyond opens the door to your dreams. Rocky walls, forests, undulatin… continue

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Waldkindergarten „Schlaue Füchse“ by Pfleiderer reference projects | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/pfleiderer-reference-projects-waldkindergarten-schlaue-fuchse/5106227 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In harmony with nature Social commitment is an important part of Pfleiderer's corporate culture. With Duropal HPL Compact Exterior, the company supported a forest kindergarten near Neumarkt. This interesting project in the middle of nature is one of the first objects to be designed with this new and innovative outdoor product. The "Schlaue Füchse" forest kindergarten on the edge of Laaber near Neumarkt is actually a kindergarten like any other: the children arrive every day of the week from 7:30 a. m. onwards. After the morning circle at 9. 00 a. m. breakfast is served together. Afterwards they play, romp, craft, paint, read, explore, observe, sing and dance together - with one special feature: almost everything takes place outdoors. Director and educator Claudia Lachner describes the Waldkindergarten as a kindergarten without walls or doors. Staying in nature has many advantages and prepares the children for school and life quite unconsciously. Among other things, they learn to de… continue

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Sorrento's Finest New Home by Pfleiderer reference projects | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/pfleiderer-reference-projects-sorrento-039s-finest-new-home/5106226 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Spectacular new custom designed residence in gilt edge location only minutes via the 'tuckey track' to the beach & Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club. Beautifully crafted by one of Melbourne's most decorated builders, this luxuriously appointed five bedroom home with striking cedar and polished concrete facade is one of the areas finest. Opulently scaled, the exceptionally proportioned accommodation and exquisite list of luxury appointments sets a new standard in coastal living. Indoor and outdoor entertaining areas are expansive. The ground level enjoys the north facing pool deck and landscaped garden while on the upper-level a private treetop setting provides grand open plan living enjoying spectacular peninsula views across the bay to Arthurs Seat. Multi car basement parking, European gourmet kitchen with miele appliances, sensational alfresco dining with BBQ facilities, separate study and parents retreat overlooking the fully tiled suspended pool are just a few highlights. Fea… continue

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MetLife Japan Headquarter Offices Tokyo Garden Terrace by GARDE | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/garde-metlife-japan-headquarter-offices-tokyo-garden-terrace/5106225 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 <b>Overview</b> MetLife Vision 2020 strategy was created with the objective to unify 7 various offices into 2 locations defined by a single corporate culture and work environment. The 2 locations, Tokyo Garden Terrace and Olinas Tower, are connected by a single subway line with an overall commute of 30 minutes. A complete workplace reset and global approach to the design was implemented and the projects mantra became “Bringing Our People Together”. <b>Information</b> The Tokyo Garden Terrace location features 6 uniquely designed collaboration Clubs, a café space, a reception and client conference area, a TechLife bar and game room, and various wellness spaces. Each Neighborhood is comprised of one or more teams that share a variety of work settings and services for printing, filing, meeting and storage. Concept: MetLife set forth three principals of the global workplace strategy The Square is the space where all users of the building meet one another; staff, visitors(MetLife… continue

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HSBA Hamburg by Vitrealspecchi reference projects | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/vitrealspecchi-reference-projects-hsba-hamburg/5106224 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The new building of the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA), a private university with an international focus, is the result of major upgrading of the area in which it’s situated, as well as being a celebration of its first 10 years. Built on an abandoned plot in Adolphplatz in Hamburg and belonging to the city’s Chamber of Commerce, the new building is between the headquarters of a number of banking groups and opposite the old, late classical style stock exchange building. Against this backdrop of traditional architecture, the new campus strikes the eye with its modern volumes, which fit nicely, however, into the pattern of the surroundings, and with the high technology of its shell, whose construction design required considerable effort (being directly over an underground railway tunnel, there was also a problem of vibrations). Architect Johann von Mansberg’s design achieves a fine reconciliation of the needs of style and technology: the modernism of an Art Déco façad… continue

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Untitled 01 by bagnoli | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/bagnoli-untitled-01/5106223 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This renovation and addition transforms a Victorian cottage into a light filled showcase home for the Builder client. Distinct connections, materials and forms separate major elements within the house, while dissolving the additional mass externally to create an expansive and richly detailed experience. Designed to use rich materials and distinct formal gestures to invert and highlight existing typologies this project evolved from a core concept of separation of elements.  The original 1887 cottage was an important design element to be incorporated into the new home. Retaining as much of the original design as possible preserved some of the project's history. The upper floor is designed to float above the original house. Internally glass walkways and externally timber cladding with vertical battens soften and dissolve the form. The cladding and large rear gum tree also act as shading devices and create shadow patterns from the natural light entering the house as the sun moves during… continue

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Alfa Romeo Museum by Vitrealspecchi reference projects | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/vitrealspecchi-reference-projects-alfa-romeo-museum/5106222 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Alfa Romeo is a brand that’s always stood for all-Italian style, passion and speed. Knowledge of this guided architect Benedetto Camerana in his project for Arese, site of the old Alfa Romeo factory famous for rolling out the “Snake’s” best loved models from 1963 to 2000. In 1976, part of the factory was converted into a museum, which could only be seen by booking a visit. Having been closed since 2009, the museum finally reopened on 30 June 2015 as a new facility capable of giving new impetus to the entire architectural complex thanks to the choice of a characterizing element like “Alfa red". From the monumental roof of the entrance to the evocative tunnel accessing the upper exhibition area, every architectural structure has found a new identity through this signature colour, employed on all floors of the building. The design of the lounge area in particular is potently symbolic: the bare reinforced concrete walls and pillars have been softened up with gradient satin-finish glass pa… continue

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House A by Walter&Walter | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/walter-ampwalter-house-a/5106221 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A house composed of a field of rooms which open and close in dialogue with a landscape. Revitalised relationships have been created between the house and elements of its natural environment. Openings in the facade, at various scales, reset territorial boundaries creating diverse connections and dialogues between neighbouring buildings, landscapes and the people that occupy them. The simple massing composed of simple materials focuses the viewer's’ attention onto the relationship of the house to its environment. The house at specific points, opens up, to create moments of porosity for landscapes to inhabit. At each of these openings different landscape conditions can be found that are unique responses to the orientation of each courtyard embracing the specific qualities of light, air and the proportion of space. These landscapes have an influence on the adjacent interior space. Interior spaces expand or contract in dialogue with the landscape harmoniously with functional needs. continue

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M Flat by Haeccity Studio Architecture | Living space https://www.architonic.com/en/project/haeccity-studio-architecture-m-flat/5106220 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This 1,800 sf condo renovation is about maximizing efficient use of space. Custom built-in solutions include a sliding desk that converts a den into a guest room, and display niches for the client’s personal curio collection. One of the defining built-in features of this project was the flush-faced millwork with cut-out pulls. What was the brief? Multi-generational housing and age-in-place options for evolving families is a widespread challenge in Metro Vancouver. As a new family headquarters, this dwelling had to accommodate the owners various hobbies and collections, as well as provide flexible space for frequent visitors. What were the key challenges? Our clients were looking to downsize from a single-family house in Vancouver to a 1500sf two-level apartment in Richmond, close to transit. They soon realized that along with downsizing, comes new challenges for storage and efficiency. What were the solutions? The project seeks to exploit hidden opportunities to maximize di… continue

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Orchid Beauty Boutique by Sneha Divias Atelier | Spa facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/sneha-divias-atelier-orchid-beauty-boutique/5106219 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Sharjah’s most luxurious beauty destination that has been pampering thousands of women has been transformed by Sneha Divias Atelier. The Orchid Beauty Boutique at the Sharjah Ladies reopened in May 2018, after having undergone 3 months of renovation and rede-velopment works. In addition to a revamped layout that allows visitors to enjoy high-end interiors, more space and premium comfort, the beauty boutique showcases unique new features in all its sections – from hair and make-up to personal grooming services, styling, beauty and wellness products, and many more aspects that have brought it up to being pitched against leading beauty salons for women in the UAE. The overall scheme and design strategy is inspired by the modern woman and the essence of the existing brand: refned, bespoke, feminine and premium. This new space is more inviting than ever; replete with the latest technologies, premium beauty products and services offered by a team of trained specialists. It’s a destinat… continue

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Longgang Chuangtou Tower • Shenzhen by GD-Lighting Design | Office buildings https://www.architonic.com/en/project/gd-lighting-design-longgang-chuangtou-tower-o-shenzhen/5106218 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 <b>The Rhyme of Light </b> The architecture is a container that captures light, just like how a musical instrument captures music. Light needs a structure that can show it. VC&PE has an open spatial structure, is interspersed with deconstructed blocks, and has a rhythmical unit form, which gives light the best expression carrier. Like the black and white keys of a piano, the building shows virtuality and reality comparison of facades while the keys are pressed, which provides the building as a whole with the balance and integration. The lighting highlights the building structure and restores the changing light and shadow experience during the day. The essence of a building is space, and the essence of space is light. The light design makes the skin change of the declinate irregular stereoscopic window frame of building tower clearance present the invisible gray scale variation under the light and shadow, and the large area of warm color internal penetrance lighting of the buildin… continue

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Li Man • Shen Mi Ji Hotel by Yiduan Shanghai Interior Design | Hotel interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/yiduan-shanghai-interior-design-li-man-o-shen-mi-ji-hotel/5106217 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The old town of Lijiang in Yunnan province, where tradition and modernity, tranquility and hustles co-exist, produces an elegant and creative gathering place for homestay hotels. Among the scattering design practices, Li Man·Shen Mi Ji hotel is a special isolated existence. Its modern ink painting style brings the most poetic and innovative annotation for a renovation space. The hotel is located in No.74, lower segment of 81, 71 street in Lijiang. It was a residential yard with small area and unreasonable layout, hard to realize its design value. After taking over this project, the design company Yiduan demolished and re-designed the building, quietly integrated the building and its landscape into the old town, besides, they brought new vitality to the waste materials by reuse and classification. The five building complex cluster between the front yard water and backyard stream, and the blue bricks and tiles reflect the shadow of guests under the lights in the courtyard. The res… continue

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Celsious by Theresa and Corinna Williams | Café interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/theresa-and-corinna-williams-celsious/5106215 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Celsious was founded by Theresa and Corinna Williams. The sisters were born and raised in Germany. Their professional expertise in fashion and design, their love of the environment, and their obsession with all things clean compelled them to open the most energy efficient – and certainly the chicest – laundromat in New York. With the hands-on education and support of laundry visionary Lisa White of Absolute Laundry Systems, who has dedicated her professional career to pioneering a new breed of concept laundromat, they were able to bring their vision to life. Celsious, Theresa and Corinna Williams Team: Metamechanics, Christopher Teeter, RA, Absolute Laundry Sytems, Consulting Engineering Services (MEP), Nicola di Costanzo, David Reyhan, PE, Darius Toraby Architects (SIA) continue

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Thompson Home by McGann Architects | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/mcgann-architects-thompson-home/5106214 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This contemporary family home provides its owners with large nature light filled living and entertaining areas. A vaulted ceiling along the rear of the home maximises afternoon sunlight into the ground floor Kitchen, Dining and Living areas, while also providing a transition space to exterior entraining areas. The open tread staircase allows this nature light to filter further back into the ground floor. The design allows for both large communal areas and more private living areas for children and parents. The home includes four spacious bedrooms, two with ensuites. The buildings fascia incorporates clean lines that reference modernist design. The spark white render is contrasted by black aluminium window and door frames. While vertical timber battens are used to clad and conceal the Garage, soften the fascia and proving a considered backdrop for landscaping. The theme and inspiration of modern industrial with a touch of glamour, was designed Rhiannon Thompson, Interior Designer.… continue

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Blue Bottle Coffee Kyoto Cafe by Schemata Architects | Café interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/schemata-architects-blue-bottle-coffee-kyoto-cafe/5106213 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Upon integrating Blue Bottle Coffee –– coming from America's West Coast culture –– with the machiya (traditional townhouse) located along the approach way to Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto, we continued to focus on our design concept for all of the Blue Bottle Coffee shops we designed, which is to "create equal relationships" throughout the space. The existing floor, raised 50cm above the ground conforming to a characteristic style of traditional Japanese architecture, was demolished to make a new floor level with the ground. In order to visually continue the pebbled ground into the interior, terrazzo containing the same type of pebbles as the ground was used to finish the floor. The floor inside the counter is also level with the customer area to maintain the same eye level between customers and staff following the same concept as the other shops, while integrating Japanese and American cultures at the same time. The terrazzo floor not only serves as a floor but also elevates itself… continue

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Meridian Lamp by Regular Company | Prototypes https://www.architonic.com/en/project/regular-company-meridian-lamp/5106212 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Meridian lamp is a decomposition of the archetypal table lamp. Its form is simple, geometric, yet complex and intriguing. Its character comes from a mechanism that allows the lamp to slide through its base, and the light to travel on a predetermined path, creating different sculptural compositions. Regular Company continue

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Drake by Land Ark RV | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/land-ark-rv-drake/5106211 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Efficiently built as a high-design house, but sized like an RV to give you ultimate freedom of use. This Land Ark RV model, Drake, is designed to live large with the capacity to sleep up to six with two lofts and a flex room. <b>Capacity / Weight / Dimensions</b> 357 sqft (including lofts) Sleeps up to 6 (up to 7 including sofa) Tri-Axle Trailer Chassis: 30′ length x 8.5′ width x 13′-4″ overall height Hitch Weight: 2,220 lbs. GVWR (Maximum Trailer Capacity): 21,000 lbs. Unit Dry Weight: 16,700 lbs. Carrying Capacity: 4,300 lbs. <b>Structure & Exterior</b> Insulation: Closed cell spray (floor, walls and roof); Extra layer of rigid insulation outside the framing (walls and ceiling) Walls R-Value: R-28 Floor R-Value: R-30 Roof R-Value: R-33 (engineered for ski resort snow loads) Maintenance-free black corrugated metal siding 14 Windows: Dual Pane, Tempered (12 operable, 2 fixed) 8′ x 3′ full light entry door (5) Stabilizer Jacks (Crank Down) <b>Systems</b> Electri… continue

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La Linda bakery Carrasco by Pedro Livni | Restaurants https://www.architonic.com/en/project/pedro-livni-la-linda-bakery-carrasco/5106210 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The project is about the transformation of a 1927 small garden house, with the protected heritage status, into an artesanal bakery and coffee shop. Associated with the new use there was the need to incorporate a production sector which in its dimension was incompatible with the limited interior space of the house. Thus, it was decided to use the house for the public and incorporate the production area in a new plan extension.  The expansion is arranged longitudinally over one side of the back garden and it is resolved with a big iron beam which intersects (and undermines) part of the existing house. The beam that is held by an inverted V pilar evinces the strength and places the different elements in balance. It also allows a total opening to the exterior and makes the  production sector, like in a theater, a part of the arden's visual scenery. From a material point of view, the preexisting sectors are restored keeping the original floors and woodwork,  and the vertical surfac… continue

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HE Restaurant by GOA | Restaurants https://www.architonic.com/en/project/goa-he-restaurant/5106209 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Located at the west foot of Tangshan Mountain in Jiangning District of Nanjing, Nanjing Tao Hua Yuan, one of the most upscale residential communities in the city built on the site of original KMT officer club in the 1920s, is now known for its superior ecology. HE Restaurant is just ensconced in the native metasequoia forest in the south of such residential community. The design concept of the native metasequoia forest is to protect trees with buildings as supporting role. Therefore, during the site research, the architect have located and numbered each big tree to be preserved, and measured their diameters so as to delineate the construction site on the basis of site conditions, clear the site, sort out the existing elevation and optimize the current road status according to the plan. In order to resolve the contradiction between the tree locations and functional streamlines in the field, the architect has studied the relationship between building boundaries and natural interfac… continue

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Antilope by Mass Operations | Café interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/mass-operations-antilope/5106208 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 <b>How would Wes Anderson design a chapel for Coffee?</b> Antilope Café is a new coffee Brand in Mexico. The 80m2 space is located within the Arboleda Development in Monterrey México and it represents the brand´s first physical space where the marriage of Chiapas coffee beans and Dulcinea´s kitchen (a local restaurant by the same owners) takes place. The design came through a series of challenges. On one hand we needed to provide a fresh and unique space that could assimilate the identity and values of the Antilope brand, the quality of it´s coffee and food, on the other hand we needed to avoid having the space feel gender specific. We proposed to create an open and bright space suitable for the worshiping of coffee — A chapel for coffee. Influenced by the hard symmetries in Wes Anderson movies, we split the space into a feminine side (pink) and a masculine side (green), which are then separated or joined by diagonals within the flooring and dropped ceiling patterns. Each side is… continue

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Wake up call by Richard Yasmine | Prototypes https://www.architonic.com/en/project/richard-yasmine-wake-up-call/5106207 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Our natural environment is a priceless part of the universal heritage, all animals, forests, plants, minerals, soils, etc have a role to play for our healthy natural atmosphere and all are fundamentally important in every eco-system, therefore it is our responsibility to save it. Being concerned about the environment can feel overwhelming, but there are actions that we should take to help preserve the natural world. To start in our own society using sustainable choices. We can maximize actions by raising awareness of local environmental challenges among our communities, and push for policies that protect nature. <b>“WAKE UP CALL” is a limited edition of table lamps composed of brass structure and hand blown organic shaped sandblasted bulbs emphasizing the light on a landscape of multiple types of semi precious rocks while highlighting on abandoned bird nests accentuating the call for help.</b> Our 3 types of stones selected for their meaning and energy transmission are: <b>… continue

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Fish Restaurant CATCH by YoDezeen studio | Restaurant interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/yodezeen-studio-fish-restaurant-catch/5106206 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The new fish restaurant CATCH is located in the heart of Kiev - 12 Vladimirskaya st. The owners of the place, La Famiglia team, hosted together everything appreciated by true gourmets. Here you can find the most extensive selection of fish and seafood in the capital, 8 kinds of oysters, 150 kinds of champagne, and a large assortment of white wines - more than 200 kinds. Actually, the main seafood direction of the restaurant defined its name. YoDezeen Architectural Studio, the authors of the projects, were set an objective to create a high-class elegant and respectable restaurant. As a result, we have a quality modern European interior. The architects only needed four months to completely reconstruct the area of the new restaurant location. "The first impression of the place was a bit shocking - a lot of unnecessary decor, multi-level platforms, dividing the space in height and other interior peculiarities,” tell the authors. To start with, the architects cleared the space as m… continue

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T House by Kientruc O | Restaurants https://www.architonic.com/en/project/kientruc-o-t-house/5106205 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 We were commissioned to design and renovate an old house in a small alley that branch off from Pham Ngoc Thach St, historically known as Duy Tan. The 161m2 house was finished in 2017. Our focus when shaping this space is to create an environment that provoke emotional interactions with the architecture. It is expressed in a continuous reel of functional relationship between spaces that are stringed together from inside the house to the alley and back. This is a kind of architectural newness that set us apart from our typical design method. The concept embodied the free and limitless character of space resulting in a humble and provocative sense of spatial purposes hinting toward the center of architecture being the subtle personal connection between the occupants, planters, furniture, and the garden. We believe this shift in our design thinking will provide opportunities to refresh the residents’ perception toward their living experience that encompass the overlapping relation… continue

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Juana Limón by Lucas y Hernández-Gil Arquitectos | Café interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/lucas-y-hernandez-gil-arquitectos-juana-limon/5106204 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Juana Limón is a coffee shop and bakery next to Retiro Park in Madrid. The client asked us for a unique space of 50 square meters in which combine the preparation sell and consumption of a wide variety of products. From our firm, we have resolved the project in the most complete possible way, the architectural project, de furniture design and the graphic design. Both, the furniture, specially designed for this project, and the finishes (hand painted tiles, iron, Wood and lime mortar) were selected to reinforce the artisanal finishes. Lucas y Hernández-Gil Arquitectos continue

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À Rebours by Studio Cigue | Shop interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/studio-cigue-a-rebours/5106203 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 À Rebours is a small novelty shop nourished by the big ambitions of creation. Serving as the Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette’s commercial alter ego, À Rebours pays tribute to Huysmans’ novel of the same name. The store is particularly inspired by the book’s antihero and his art of collecting, prompting him to investigate the tastes of his era. The 100 m2 store offers contemporary objects - little, if not available elsewhere. Unusual, witty, useful and quirky, the selection is an answer to the emergence of new forms of production and consumption, respectful of their materials, know-hows and creators. À Rebours is the outpost for a conscious trade, open to the ideas that transform and embellish our daily life. Studio Cigue continue

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Triplet Villa by Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/govaert-amp-vanhoutte-architects-triplet-villa/5106202 Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 ABS Bouwteam has built a unique inspiration home in Oosterzele, in cooperation with Belgian architects Govaert & Vanhoutte. The minimalist triplet villa consists of several flexible and adaptable residential units for one family and is connected via the underground garage to the villa/adaptable house of the family living adjacent to it. With this innovative project the Ghent building company demonstrates an interesting solution for living in the future: building collectively. Demo houses are scattered all over Flanders. Hence why the Ghent building firm ABS Bouwteam decided to change course, by building an architectural inspiration house. People actually made it their home, it is very tastefully decorated and can be visited upon reservation. A true treasure trove for those looking to build their own house. <b>Multi-generational home 2.0</b> This unique inspiration home is located in a conventional parcel with conventional building regulations in Oosterzele, East-Flanders, whe… continue

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Asia Financial Tower by Spacemen | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/spacemen-asia-financial-tower/5106201 Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Jinggong Group Co Ltd core businesses are in the steel structure engineering and construction industry (they are responsible for building a number of architectural landmark’s in China eg: Beijing’s National Stadium ‘Bird’s nest’, Beijing International Airport Terminal 3, and World Expo Shanghai Sunshine Valley Axis),  and with other key invesments in equipment manufacturing, Shaoxing Rice Wine amongst other fields. ‘Asia Financial Centre’ represents the group’s first foray in the real estate business as a developer. The mixed-used tower consists of 31 floors of commercial offices half of which will eventually house Jinggong group’s head office and a host of their subsidiary investment companies. Thus it was crucial that the design reflected the core values and strengths of the company. As the tallest tower in the newly developed Minhang business hub in Shanghai, the developer worked closely with Spacemen to create the interior scheme for the entire office tower. The brief was simple… continue

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BBDO Live Office by Spacemen | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/spacemen-bbdo-live-office/5106200 Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Continuing BBDO’s design initiatives from their head office, Spacemen highlighted BBDO Live’s new workplace with spaces that evoke the rugged edginess and sleek refinement of all things ‘Automotive’ which is the very essence of the clients under this branch of the global agency. The result was an unexpected unity of raw materials, patterns and colours into a perfect blend of creative spaces that encapsulates BBDO Live’s role in the industry. Expressive use of reclaimed timber and metal, the two key materiality used throughout the office on walls, floor, ceiling and furniture to give a depiction of the space that extracted all its elements from an automobile junk yard. Random patterns of reclaimed black metal strips and pipes wrap the reception area wall. Where the metals are aligned very precisely into a complex yet rigid algorithm like the sleek piping systems of a car, the timber on the other hand gives the space a pulsating and movement like pattern as it randomly fills the… continue

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Icha Chateau by Spacemen | Restaurant interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/spacemen-icha-chateau/5106199 Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 During the design process for their third store, the client’s research team en route to one of their tea plantations were so captivated by the serene beauty and picturesque sceneries of the endless tea fields that they sought to embody that charm into the store identity. Thus Spacemen drew inspiration from nature and through a series of undulating planes in varies shades of gold, reinterpreted the topography of those iconic green hills into an abstract design language for the restaurant. Taking up a refurbished mid-19th century colonial heritage building in the newly developed outdoor shopping district, Fengsheng Li, the project will be the new flagship restaurant of the brand as well as becoming a signature landmark in the centre of the government owned property. Overlooking from the promenade’s water feature, a sculpturesque brass cage integrated into the entry foyer façade takes centre stage. It houses a new outdoor tea bar behind the angled brass slats that shield it from th… continue

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Transitlager by Jakob reference projects | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/jakob-reference-projects-transitlager/5106198 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Railings made from Jakob Webnet Frames In the south of Basel, the rebuilt “Transitlager” warehouse resembles a magnificent ship. The additional three-storey structure has sharply pointed ends, and each level is secured with Jakob Webnet frames which perfectly complement the blend of old industrial buildings and modern architecture that characterises this new quarter. The Dreispitz area in the south of Basel is undergoing a huge transformation, as the former industrial zone with its duty-free bonded warehouses makes way for living, working, learning, art and culture spaces. Apartments are being built above the existing industrial and commercial site, creating a desirable space for urban living. Their design takes inspiration from the rebuilding of the Transitlager, which was completed in 2016. Living and working under one roof Danish architects BIG were responsible for rebuilding the Transitlager, and the result is a space twice the size of the former warehouse. They have tran… continue

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One Central Park by Jakob reference projects | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/jakob-reference-projects-one-central-park/5106197 Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A high-rise building in sydney becomes a much admired green marvel This structure is a superlative with a big exclamation point! In fact, a jury from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago gave it an award as the best high-rise building in the world. Why? Because it is future-oriented and not a concrete monstrosity; it is aesthetic, environmentally friendly and just plain beautiful. Anyone who can simply pass it by without stopping in wonder is not from this world. A green marvel behind creepers and foliage, erected on two residential towers with the help of 15,000 metres of wire rope and rods! To pull off a feat like this requires a wealth of ideas, the best materials – and the most capable experts and companies in the field. Those who came together in Sidney included: the French star architect Jean Nouvel, the French botanist Patrick Blanc and – for the execution – the Australian company, Tensile Design & Construct. In the end result of this globally unique research effor… continue

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Gold 800 Experience Centre by Spacemen | Shop interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/spacemen-gold-800-experience-centre/5106196 Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 SPACEMEN were commissioned to design an experiential centre for a first-of-its-kind premium lifestyle consultant and its ultra exclusive members-only club lounge. Due to the high profile of the clubs’ clientele an emphasis on discripency was of high importance. Just like the smooth stroke of a calligraphy brush in motion, the entire flow of the space was designed so that clients can be swiftly guided upon arrival into their designated appointment areas and rooms. Transitioning between space to space will feel effortless and seamless. A rich palette of brass metal strips and white volakas marble line the entrance foyer and stretch the entire corridor to the members only lounge area. ‘Where culture embraces the future’, was the approach we adopted to showcase the brands vast portfolio of luxury services and and endless number of limited edition products available to their members. Transparent touch screens, surround sound systems and HD projectors for the experiential rooms… continue

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Villa Bar Al Jissah by Sneha Divias Atelier | Living space https://www.architonic.com/en/project/sneha-divias-atelier-villa-bar-al-jissah/5106195 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 As creators and visionaries, Sneha Divias Atelier is no stranger to designing residential spaces. It’s only proven by their latest venture in the design sphere, the Barr Al Jissah Villa in Muscat, Oman. The design strategy brings together a comfortable space that reflects the character of the people living there. Known for its cinematic views and breathtaking landscapes, Barr Al Jissah is the secluded luxury paradise where glorious mountains and calming waters harmoniously lie in the background. It is amid this serene scene that the recent masterpiece exists, a captivating 1,100 square-meter villa which lies over two spacious floors. The client requested a well-planned and open home with hints of modern accents that encapsulate the characteristics of comfortable living. Like with the Atelier’s other projects, current trends are never followed, but rather the timeless style that one’s personality radiates. Sneha Divias Atelier took their client’s lifestyle into consideration and the… continue

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Equinox Miracle Mile by MBH Architects | Spa facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/mbh-architects-equinox-miracle-mile/5106194 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 When designing a new club for high-end fitness brand Equinox in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles, MBH Architects aimed to create a unique and memorable space where club-goers could feel both relaxed and invigorated. At Miracle Mile, members escape the bustle of Wilshire Avenue, entering an oasis with premium finishes including fluted columns in the lobby and a dramatic glass portal at the atrium entrance. The space features a palette of soft whites, cool gray, and golden hues that complement the rich textural patterns and materials—from glass to wood and stone. Sweeping curves formed by walls and ceilings with integrated lighting design provide natural wayfinding elements, leading members to the heart of the club. The club includes four dedicated studios offering Pilates, cycling, group fitness, and hot yoga, as well as spa treatment rooms, a juice bar, and a retail space. Originally constructed in 1986, the 27,621-square-foot building was converted from a poorly-lit… continue

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Apple Piazza Liberty by Foster + Partners | Shops https://www.architonic.com/en/project/foster-partners-apple-piazza-liberty/5106193 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Apple Piazza Liberty is an ensemble of two fundamental elements, a stepped plaza and a fountain. Located just off the Corso Vittorio Emanuele – one of the most popular pedestrian streets in Milan – visitors are drawn towards the piazza by the sight of the dramatic new fountain. The project is another example of the close collaboration between the design team at Apple led by chief design officer, Sir Jonathan Ive and Angela Ahrendts, senior vice president of Retail and Online Stores and Foster + Partners. A celebration of the joys of city life and embodying its dynamic nature, the signature water feature is an interactive, multisensory experience. Visitors enter the fountain through a glass-covered entrance enveloped by the sights and sounds of vertical jets of water that splash against the 26-foot high glass walls. An immersive recreation of the childhood game of running through fountains, the experience changes throughout the day as sunlight filters through the water, while at… continue

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Dom.ai by PassivDom | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/passivdom-dom-ai/5106192 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Dom.ai — Autonomous self-sustainable Off-the-Grid 3D-Printed Smart House. The main features are: - 3D-printed house frame, using carbon and glass fiber. Very strong and light. No foundation needed. - Off-the-grid. Ultimate energy efficient technology. No any external energy needed in any climate. Solar energy only. Absolutely Zero Carbon Emissions. - AI-powered Energy consumption and generation remote management. Dom.ai can be used as a residential house, a backyard house, vacation house, "Airbnb house", autonomous hotel unit. Use cases: dream locations (mountains, ocean view, forests, seashore etc), overpopulated regions (backyard house, home office, guest house), global disaster areas (hurricanes and earthquakes, military needs) Key innovativeness (patent pending): - Extremely high energy efficiency. Low thermal loses. Up to 20(!) times less energy consumption for heating and cooling. - House frame produced by additive 3D-printing technology. Walls, roof and bas… continue

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Santa Margherita Winery by Westway Architects | Industrial buildings https://www.architonic.com/en/project/westway-architects-santa-margherita-winery/5106191 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Westway Architects, architecture firm based in Rome, has designed the restyling project for the Santa Margherita vineyards. The project, developed in phases since 2008, has now been completed with the construction of the bottling facilities. The new architecture is the symbol of the company's renewal. Cantina Santa Margherita, founded in 1935 by Count Gaetano Marzotto in Fossalta di Portogruaro, represents a piece of Italian entrepreneurial history. It is part of a wider project that included the creation of a social urban model. The current owners champion the values of modernity and innovation which have distinguished the company since its very foundation. In this perspective, the Roman architectural firm Westway Architects, was commissioned to restyle the existing buildings, in order to give aesthetic coherence to the entire complex, and to improve the quality and performance of the working environment. The architectural design became an emblem of the company's trans… continue

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Church of S. Tiago de Antas by Hugo Correia | Church architecture / community centres https://www.architonic.com/en/project/hugo-correia-church-of-s-tiago-de-antas/5106190 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The church of S. Tiago de Antas is built in a privileged place with views over the natural landscape and the center of the local town. The building is integrated side by side and harmoniously with the past, which gives it a distinct character and reference for the community, especially for all who cultivate the faith. The elaboration of the proposal was preceded of a study of the location of surrounding spaces and the integration of the building in the site location. It was not simply limited to the study of an organized implantation in the land site but also an intense study of the history and religious activities associated to the locality. Its implantation works as a unifying element of the existing spaces in the surrounding, such as the Romanesque church (classified as Property of Public Interest since 1958), the mortuary chapel and the cemetery. The church plant is simple, with no notable monumentality, and the volumetry was studied with the aim of not having a visual impact… continue

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Sprouts by Vibhor Sogani | Installations https://www.architonic.com/en/project/vibhor-sogani-sprouts/5106189 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 India’s largest site-specific public art installation - ‘Sprouts’, a 40 feet high installation was a Delhi government initiative towards the beautification of the capital. It is spread over 6 acres of greens surrounding the AIIMS flyover in the heart of Delhi. ‘From walled city to world city’ was the one line brief given to Vibhor Sogani by Sheila Dixit, the Chief Minister of Delhi, more than 10 years ago. Following the brief, the Sprouts project was initiated with the idea ‘when the seeds begin to sprout’. The intent was to depict India as a growing nation with the new age material Stainless steel representing contemporary thought. Designed to showcase New Delhi as a ‘world city’, ‘Sprouts’ are symbolic of the feeling that India is rising after 60 years of independence. They powerfully convey the message of growth and have defined the contemporary image of the city for almost a decade now. Together with the landscape, they have reflected upon the myriad moods of Delhi’s weather… continue

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Plaxil 8 Manufacturing Building Osoppo by Valle Architetti Associati | Industrial buildings https://www.architonic.com/en/project/valle-architetti-associati-plaxil-8-manufacturing-building-osoppo/5106188 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A new, majestic piece of architecture is added to the series of buildings that constitute the Fantoni Campus in Osoppo (Udine), in Northern Italy. It’s the manufacturing building “Plaxil 8” by Studio Valle Architetti Associati, designed by Pietro Valle together with architect Roland Henning, engineer Mario Gallinaro and manufacturer Dieffenbacher. The 300-meter long, 48-meter tall structure dialogues with the industrial and natural landscapes all around. It positions itself as a new “cathedral”, conquering a role within the complex that includes many buildings designed by Gino Valle. Inside, it accommodates a new totally automated production line for MDF fiberboards, the largest press in Europe and the second largest in the world. This latest building fits well in the history of Italian industrial architecture and keeps up the collaboration, started in 1972, between Studio Valle Architetti Associati and the Fantoni company. The production facilities of Fantoni Arredamenti are l… continue

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Renault Symbioz House33 by Marchi Architectes | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/marchi-architectes-renault-symbioz-house33/5106187 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Concerning a reflection about the space and function occupied by cars in urban spaces nowadays, Marchi Architects (Renault’s 2016 competition winners) designed a portable house in order to give a new meaning for cars, which became fully-integrated in a house.For that, the home and the concept-car Symbioz were conceived with similar aspects concerning function and aesthetics so as to form a single unit. With 21 meters of long, 6 meters of large and 7 meters of high, the house has a metallic structure, wooden cladding, large glass surfaces and an open-plan layout. Traditional living spaces take room inside (living-room and kitchen in the ground-floor; bedroom and bathroom in the first floor).Concerning the connectivity matter between both devices, the concept-car gains a new meaning when turning into an extra/mobile room for the house which can integrate it in different ways such as: an extra room outside, the living-room’s expansion, a quiet room isolated from the noise or as a mobil… continue

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Motel One by Wittmann | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/wittmann-motel-one/5106186 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Motel One is a successful budget design hotel brand with the goal of combining the quality of the product and design and offering it at a very attractive price. This is why Wittmann delivered in early summer 2016 custom-made furniture for the Lounge area of the Motel One Group. A specially adapted version of the Odeon Dining sofa with a high back, special lengths and the adapted seat depth requirements for Motel One Hamburg Airport. " BEHF Architects" continue

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Wein&Co by Wittmann | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/wittmann-wein-ampco/5106185 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Aesthetically, the new Wein & Co Welt, which looks out directly onto the main entrance to St. Stephen’s Cathedral, is given over to the realms of the gods. This becomes apparent in the rear of the ground floor. A spectacular fresco in the tasting corner shows motifs and props from the worlds of the gods created by the old Baroque and Renaissance masters. The pinot-noir-red velvet chairs, specially created for Wein & Co and crafted by traditional Viennese company Wittmann, have echoes of the asymmetrical elements that crop up time and again elsewhere in the wine merchant’s flagship store, and mark an artful departure from the otherwise minimalist style. " BEHF Architects" continue

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Esquire, Vaduz by Wittmann | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/wittmann-esquire-vaduz/5106184 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A meeting place that would suit any city. It’s not necessarily what you expect to find in the heart of Vaduz. But it’s precisely here – in the Esquire Bar – that you’ll find everything that goes into making a bar with style. Perfectly mixed drinks, first-class wines, a menu that impresses with quality, not its length – and an ambience that turns every gathering into a special occasion. It is our pleasure to surprise you with all of these elements. continue

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Hotel Central Plaza by Wittmann | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/wittmann-hotel-central-plaza/5106183 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Central 1, a blend of restaurant and piano bar, is the highlight at the Central Plaza Hotel in Zurich. The restaurant was extended in a comprehensive remodelling project. Flowing transitions and a sense of openness dominate in the new space. The interior concept provides a fascinating link between the original architecture, dating back to when the hotel was built in 1883, and the contemporary expectations placed on a leading restaurant. This was achieved through a combination of tactile and aesthetic realms of colours and materials. Strict geometric structures like the black and white parquet flooring are presented in contrast with organic shapes such as the round bar, which is made of brass. Design classics are coupled with upscale industrial design. Velour fabrics, emerald green as the signature colour and a coherent lighting concept create a sense of comfort coupled with the perfect amount of hip flair. All in all, the ideal ambience for the eclectic designs of the Wittmann… continue

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arthotel Blaue Gans Salzburg by Wittmann | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/wittmann-arthotel-blaue-gans-salzburg/5106182 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The art of good taste Furnished with Wittmann pieces throughout, the 80m² city flats offer typical Salzburg flair in the heart of the old town. The two new suites add yet another special attraction to arthotel Blaue Gans. Like the hotel itself, each of the two new city flats is one of a kind. Antique baroque doors, marble-floored entrance halls and ornamented ceilings transport guests to the grandeur of centuries past. Luxury Wittmann furniture in cool blue, yellow and orange, and the Wings beds with hand-made Wittmann mattresses promise the highest levels of comfort. An interior that will truly give you goosebumps. continue

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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum by SHoP Architects | Theatres https://www.architonic.com/en/project/shop-architects-nassau-veterans-memorial-coliseum/5106181 Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, a major regional venue with a storied history, had fallen into disrepair when SHoP was brought in to reconceive the look and feel of the structure. Sited on 63 acres, Nassau Coliseum was poised for an iconic transformation. The design team saw an opportunity to retain the strong structuralist qualities of the original design while at the same time transforming the solid mass of concrete enveloping the building into an intricate metal wrap of folded metal fins. Each of the 4,700 brushed aluminum fins in this latticework varies slightly in profile and dimension to create a subtle flow of light and reflection over its pleated surface. The design’s unique skin invokes iconographic Long Island imagery, such as dune fencing, decks and boardwalks, and the materiality of the design evokes the area’s history as well. It references the Spirit of St. Louis, which departed a nearby airfield for the first non-stop solo transatlantic flight in 1927. Interior ren… continue

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Humming Puppy Sydney by Karen Abernethy Architects | Spa facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/karen-abernethy-architects-humming-puppy-sydney/5106180 Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The design for Humming Puppy Sydney is based on a concept about light and reflection which are fundamental elements of spirituality. The first glimpse of this is at the top of the entry stair where mirrors show you from where you came, and guide you into the locker space. The lockers themselves are black joinery ‘inserts’ that absorb the light and provide a moment of repose before continuing into the changer ooms. In these spaces, floor to ceiling mirrors reflect more light, and the existing building fabric. Differently hued tiles behind the vanities were selected to reference the textures of the existing walls. Split circular, angled mirrors above the vanities provide a different perspective and way of interacting with reflection. A spectacular screen separates the first floor space into the two zones – sanctuary (change rooms) and repose (lounge). The screen is tilted backwards and lined with a dichroic filter which shimmers and changes colour as you move around it, reflectin… continue

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The Bloomberg Center by Morphosis Architects | Universities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/morphosis-architects-the-bloomberg-center/5106179 Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Bloomberg Center is the academic headquarters for Cornell Tech—a new applied science campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island that deepens connections between academia and industry. The building provides graduate level students, faculty, administrators and visitors an inspiring new facility for research and learning. Morphosis’s design—spearheaded by founder and design director Thom Mayne and Project Principal Ung-Joo Scott Lee—reflects Cornell Tech’s joint goals of creativity and excellence, providing flexible academic spaces and pioneering new standards in building performance and sustainability. The key design concepts for the project are to support, augment, and foster interdisciplinary communication among all building users; provide leadership in environmental and sustainability goals through a high-performance net-zero building design; and complement and invigorate the Roosevelt Island community. The Bloomberg Center is a four-story building set beneath a PV canopy, wit… continue

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Disco:wax, One Seven Music & No3 by Black Architecture | Office facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/black-architecture-discowax-one-seven-music-amp-no3/5106178 Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The new headquarter of the musiclabel is equally an open space office to a laid-back room with a welcome feeling including two recording studios. “When we took over the location everything was very bright and the floors were in natural finish. The space needed a transformation in order to be in the spirit of the label” says Danko Lekic, founder of Black Architecture. The location of the label is in the urban part of Copenhagen. The artists are a mix of rappers, electro and pop. From the very beginning it was clear that the mood had to be refined ruff and masculine. Black Architecture is known to work with a hierarchy when it comes to space planning. When entering the music label the first thing you see is a 21 meter long bench. This one piece bench is dictating a direction and movement that describes the label very good. It also gives a feeling of coolness and room to come in as a visitor any time and hang out. At other times it can be a gallery bench showing prizes. “It wa… continue

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Shipyard 1862 by Kengo Kuma | Shopping centres https://www.architonic.com/en/project/kengo-kuma-shipyard-1862/5106177 Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 We have transformed a shipyard built in 1972 into a mixed-use complex comprised of a theatre, a multi-purpose hall and commercial spaces. Previously a place to manufacture large-scale ships, the Shipyard’s architecture utilizes industrial scales and dimensions, thus giving it a subliminal sense of scale. It contains an enormous, uninterrupted space reaching 200 meters in length, 45 meters in depth and up to 26 meters in height. Our design challenge was to create an architecture that could preserve the original structure’s monumentality. We responded by creating two atriums along the north-south direction which are then linked by another east-west facing, 5-storey tall atrium. This compressed void evokes an ascending verticality which exasperates the encounter between the human scale and that of the Shipyard’s monumental structures. Here, the void not only exhibits the original columns and girders as an impressive spectacle, but also redefines them as the building’s core from whic… continue

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Baitasi House of the Future by dot Architects | Living space https://www.architonic.com/en/project/dot-architects-baitasi-house-of-the-future/5106176 Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Baitasi House of the Future is located in a historic hutong area of Beijing. The client is a tech company focuses on the smart homes. The commission is to create an experimental house that suits the future lifestyles of young people. Baitasi is one of the well preserved hutong neighborhoods. The original site had a 30 sqm house and a 80 sqm yard cramped with illegal building works. Our design strategy is focused on three words: home, hutong and future. <b>Home</b> When we talk about house we are talking about home. The society is getting more diversified with proud singles, nuclear family, civil partnership, open relationship and etc. Apart from personal relationship, occupations and the social environment are also changing the definition of home. The boundary between home and society is blurred by the rise of the sharing economy, nomad workers and technology. Our lives are fragmented and can not be accommodated by a fixed layout. The house of the future should represent such continue

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Bulgari Kuala Lumpur by MVRDV | Shops https://www.architonic.com/en/project/mvrdv-bulgari-kuala-lumpur/5106175 Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Bulgari’s flagship store in Kuala Lumpur has opened with a new façade that imagines the luxury brand’s heritage, and experiments with traditional materials. The storefront is the first in a series of MVRDV façade designs for the luxury brand. This concrete and resin facade is permeated by gold light to create a marble-veined façade. For over a century, Bulgari has set the pace for Italian style with a forward-looking, creative spirit that draws inspiration from the timeless beauty of Roman art, while giving it a distinctive contemporary touch. MVRDV’s design draws on inspiration from the luxury brand’s heritage. The cornice of via Condotti is a set element used asymmetrically in different locations over the world, and its iconic marble façade now reinvented and reinterpreted by material experiments. In Kuala Lumpur, a façade which by day is striking but organic, whilst at night, a more dramatic effect is achieved. This innovative façade developed from a research-process in collabor… continue

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Mistral Iguatemi by Studio Arthur Casas | Shop interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/studio-arthur-casas-mistral-iguatemi/5106174 Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Fifteen years after the inauguration of its first store, located in JK Iguatemi Mall and with Arthur Casas’ project, the distributor Mistral looked for Studio Arthur Casas team to sign its second address, now in Iguatemi Mall. Like the first, the new space should be inviting, innovative and surprising to provide customers with an enriching and anjoyable shopping experience. Between stairs and accessed by to opposite entrances, the store allows customers to cross inside to reach parallel corridors of the mall. Taking advantage of this arrangement, Arthur Casas and team created a path whose carbonized solid wood sides have shelves from floor to ceiling to accommodate the labels horizontally. Remembering the old wineries, the carbonized solid wood wall was developed exclusively for this space thru a delicate process in which it is heated to a temperature of 3000 degrees celsius to acquire a special materiality: the brownish tone and a curvilinear character. The sides of the path co… continue

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Rise by ​We by WeWork | Spa facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/wework-rise-by-we/5106173 Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Located ​below​ ​the ​​ground ​floor​ ​of ​85 ​​Broad, ​​Rise ​​by​ ​We ​is​ ​a ​​holistic​ ​wellness​ ​concept ​ ​that ​combines rejuvenation ​​with​ ​exhilaration,​ ​connecting ​​to ​the​ ​mind, ​​body, ​and ​ ​soul. ​​As​ ​a ​facility​ ​intended ​ to ​offer elevated ​wellness​ ​experiences​ ​through ​community-based ​group ​​fitness​ ​classes, ​multiple ​ ​boutique studios, ​and ​a ​complete ​spa ​​all ​​under ​​one ​​roof, ​​the ​​goal ​was​ ​to ​​design​ ​spaces​ ​that ​each​ ​felt curated and ​special ​​but ​​connected ​as​ ​whole. Juxtaposing ​​concepts​ ​of ​​“hard ​and soft”​ ​and ​​“light ​and ​dark”​ ​both ​visually​ ​and ​texturally, ​the ​​design team​ ​set ​the​ ​building’s​ ​pre-existing ​structural ​​steel ​​and ​base building ​components​ ​against ​​polished finishes,​ ​natural​ ​materials​ ​(stone, ​​marble, ​wood), ​and custom​ ​artwork​ ​to ​create ​a ​timeless​ ​and ​layered aesthetic. Because ​​the ​facilities​ ​are ​located ​​below​ ​grade, ​​the ​​designer… continue

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Delgada 1 by Camarim | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/camarim-delgada-1/5106171 Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Our clients acquired a house and garden in Delgada, a hamlet 75 km north of Lisbon, and asked us to renovate the house and add a pergola with swimming pool to the garden. Being a commission for an interior renovation and a new work, we decided to consider them as 2 different projects: this project concerns the new work. The house, circled by a large lawn, couples materials and decorative elements of varied sources in search of a certain dignity and solidity. We intuitively rejected any idea of dialogue with this house, but it would not be convenient for the pergola to be too far from it. There were, near the kitchen door, 2 trees on the lawn. We placed the pergola between the trees, parallel to the house, aligned with the front porch. The pool, following the pergola, hastens over hills cultivated with vines, apple trees and pines to the south, leaving the neo-rustic world behind. Careful consideration of geography, garden and house did not lead us to a process of osmosis, on the continue

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Silberkuhlsturm – Firmenzentrale ista by Baid | Office buildings https://www.architonic.com/en/project/baid-silberkuhlsturm-firmenzentrale-ista/5106170 Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 An der Luxemburger Straße im Grugacarré in Essen ist für den Energiedienstleister ista Deutschland GmbH die neue Firmenzentrale errichtet worden. Die Übergabe an den Nutzer konnte planmäßig Ende 2017 erfolgen; mit dem Bau begonnen wurde Ende 2015. Das historische Fundament des Grundstücks fungierte dabei als Namensgeber: Der „Silberkuhlsturm“ war Teil des frühen Essener Bergbaus und entstand im 15. Jahrhundert. Der sechsstöckige Gebäudekomplex umschließt einen geschützten, vielseitig nutzbaren Innenhof. Zwei portalartige Hochpunkte, die durch jeweils ein Sattelgeschoss zu beiden Seiten entstehen, markieren die Öffnung des in sich geschlossenen Gebäudetrakts und leiten in das Ensemble. Der benachbarte Park wird dadurch um den begrünten Innenhof erweitert. Auffällige, mäandrierende Bänder bestimmen die umlaufende Fassade, lockern das ansonsten strenge Raster auf und binden die Baukörper in ihrer ungewöhnlichen Anordnung. Im Inneren schließt sich unmittelbar nach dem Foyer der zen… continue

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Bellevue 30 by Baid | Apartment blocks https://www.architonic.com/en/project/baid-bellevue-30/5106169 Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In der Bellevue im noblen Hamburg-Winterhude, auf dem Eckgrundstück zur Scheffelstraße in direkter Außenalsterlage, entstand ein Neubau mit fünf großzügigen, luxuriösen Eigentumswohnungen. Sowohl die repräsentative Frontfassade als auch die Gartenseite nehmen die vorhandenen Baufluchten und Traufhöhen auf, so dass sich das Gebäude harmonisch in das heterogene Bestandsgefüge eingliedert. Die Ecke wird bewusst durch eine Überhöhung und ihre imposante Öffnung aufgewertet. Das runde Panoramafenster ermöglicht einen malerischen Rundumblick aus den Wohnbereichen auf das Alsterpanorama und die Stadtsilhouette. Das Galeriegeschoss wird durch diese Betonung auch von der gegenüberliegenden Alsterseite zum einzigartigen Blickfang. Durch die geometrische Form des Grundrisses wird der Blick gleichermaßen aus dem Inneren, von den Loggien und den Staffelgeschossterrassen in Richtung Krugkoppelbrücke geleitet. Die Wohnungen werden durch ein mittig angeordnetes, natürlich belichtetes Treppenhau… continue

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The Dock Building by MGA | MICHAEL GREEN ARCHITECTURE | Infrastructure buildings https://www.architonic.com/en/project/mga-michael-green-architecture-the-dock-building/5106168 Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club’s new Dock Building is an example of industrial architectural elegance crafted from a modest budget. The design team at MGA aimed to demonstrate that all projects, from working industrial buildings to boutique museums, can and should be realized with grace and architectural dignity. “Delivering thoughtful, elegant architectural design is always possible regardless of budget,” said Michael Green, CEO and President of MGA. “This is what we set out to do when designing the Dock Building for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club.” The Dock Building, located on Jericho Beach in Vancouver, BC, serves a large marina of sailboats. The facility provides washrooms and showers, offices for the Harbour Master, instruction space for children, and a variety of workshops to maintain boats, sails, and gear. The project’s practical working needs, very modest budget, and prominent siting required a simple solution that honoured the cannery and industrial heritage of waterf… continue

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Krush-it by Estudio AMATAM | Spa facilities https://www.architonic.com/en/project/estudio-amatam-krush-it/5106167 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The challenge of this project and the main goal was to design a gym to look as unique as possible while keeping a low budget and still a stylish appearance. By responding imaginatively to the task, we tried to use modest materials in new ways resulting in a space with an industrial look yet luxurious in some details. Functionally we were constrained to develop a layout within 290m² in an existing retail space to accommodate a dual studio fitness concept. In each studio there is one essential activity: functional training divided into several training stations in a single room (Panic Room), and a studio for Spinning classes (Stress Room) with an amphitheater disposition, with loud music and flashy images. Moreover, the changing rooms, a sales corner and a lounge area define the other areas. In terms of materials, all the walls were built in concrete blocks, most of the time left uncovered, while for the floor covering recycled rubber tire grain was the option for the Panic Room, beca… continue

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Headricks Lane by SP Studio | Restaurant interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/sp-studio-headricks-lane/5106166 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Headricks Lane: a refined restaurant/bar with an arresting interior, painstakingly distilled from a Heritage Listed building that suffered decades of unsympathetic alterations and decline. A strong, singular architectural language, inspired by the revealed beauty of the raw structure, draws together the expansive footprint into a series of intimate cohesive spaces. Headricks Lane (to date) has won numerous design awards including the following: - 2018 Australian Institute of Architects Queensland Chapter – State Award for Interior Architecture - 2017 Finalist – National Eat Drink Design Awards – Best Bar Design - 2018 Australian Institute of Architects Queensland Chapter – Regional Commendation for Interior Architecture Headricks Lane is now currently shortlisted for the Institute of Architects National Awards 2018. What were some of the design problems and how did you solve them? Faced with the structural constraints established by the Heritage building, and the challen… continue

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Copine by Olson Kundig Architects | Restaurant interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/olson-kundig-architects-copine/5106165 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Located in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, the airy restaurant occupies a prominent corner of a new mixed-use building with large windows that draw in natural daylight on three sides. Traditional and contemporary furniture elements are combined with reclaimed and adapted materials to create a refined, warm material palette. Juxtaposed with new kitchen equipment, exposed systems and existing concrete, the space is a balance of old and new. Art walls, plants and reclaimed objects add a sense of personality and texture that ground the space in a human scale, and act as armatures for display. “I was really inspired by this project and the opportunity it presented to see and learn more about Shaun and Jill’s creative process and their personalities that drove the design and it became a really personal experience for me.” – Kirsten R. Murray, Design Principal The unfolding of the visitor experience—bar, dining area, chef’s table—begins as guests are greeted at the entry foyer and mark… continue

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Kasita by Kasita | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/kasita-kasita/5106164 Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The next generation of development has arrived. In hundreds of cities around the world, millions of upwardly mobile professionals are demanding smarter, more efficient ways to live. Enter Kasita Community, an innovative modular solution that turns traditional construction on its head. With a rapid speed to market and unprecedented design, Kasita cuts the noise and cost of a typical development model, allowing you to focus on bringing your big idea to life. To top it off, we’ve got a pipeline of eager potential Kasita residents that stretches from San Francisco to New York and just about every metro in between. <b>Unprecedented design</b> With 10,000+ hours of design and engineering, the Kasita is a jaw-dropping intersection of beauty and functionality. <b>Modern quality</b> Kasita redefines quality manufacturing with digital fabrication, crafted millwork, and true turnkey finish outs. <b>Faster than the rest</b> Time is money and in a typical build, timing can be unpredicta… continue

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Hotel Dentreprises Binet by Atelier Zundel Cristea | Hotels https://www.architonic.com/en/project/atelier-zundel-cristea-hotel-dentreprises-binet/5106163 Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 <b>Binet business hotel, a space for all intents and purposes.</b> <b>A building that is part of its neighborhood</b> To the north-west of Paris, the Porte de Montmartre district is a sector of economic and social reconquest, through a Great Urban Renovation Project (GPRU). The new business building is located in this ambitious development project, which is eagerly awaiting the remodeling of roads and the strengthening of urban continuities with the municipality of SaintOuen, the enhancement of public spaces and the construction of new buildings to diversify the supply of housing, offices, hotels, schools. <b>To answer to a need</b> Initiated and managed by the RIVP, the construction of the Industrial Hotel of Binet responds to a need of small and medium local, ranging between 50 and 150 m² and whose rent would be more affordable than the market price. This type of surface is sought after by young companies in the process of maturation. <b>An architecture made in Paris</b… continue

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Hilton Hotel&Resorts Milan by Italamp reference projects | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/italamp-reference-projects-hilton-hotel-ampresorts-milan/5106162 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Italamp lights up the famous Hilton Hotel in the heart of Milan downtown, becoming part of the renovation realized thanks to THDP Design Studio and Manuela Mannino Architecht. Italamp Artù pendant lamp welcome people of the lobby entrance, while Tea floor lamps dress the chic corners of the structure. Many others custom suspension lamps realized for the project, enlight the dining room and many other areas decorating the structure in the unique Hilton style. Hilton Hotel&Resorts Milan Architect: THDP - Simone Bretti - Manuela Mannino continue

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Village Church – Alt-Tempelhof by Jan Rösler Architekten | Church architecture / community centres https://www.architonic.com/en/project/jan-rosler-architekten-village-church-alt-tempelhof/5106161 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Renovation of the listed church and design of ancillary facilities of the listed cemetery. The village church Alt-Tempelhof was originally built in the 13th century. At that time it formed together with the three - today still existing – ponds an important element of the weir system of the Tempelhof. Over time the single-nave aisleless church was modified several times. Today it is, together with the cemetery, the largest medieval village church of Berlin and is a listed building. The architectural task comprised the renovation of the church’s worship hall as well as the sensitive integration of a barrier-free sanitary facility and storage space for gardening equipment and waste bins into the cemetery. In order to integrate unintrusively the different functions in the garden they are split between three smaller wooden bodies. All three of them are connected with a wooden platform, which is made of the same material. In so doing the project succeeds in integrating the necessary pr… continue

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Jinke Yulin River Heyuan Villa by NNS Design | Detached houses https://www.architonic.com/en/project/nns-design-jinke-yulin-river-heyuan-villa/5106160 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In the east of the project site is Yulin River, a branch of the Yangtze River, in the back is Shibi Mountain, a range of Tieshan, where the natural conditions are very advantageous. The site is situated on the east side of Liangjiang Boulevard, in which there are natural lake views, and the terrain goes up and down. According to such topography, the building is built surround the lake. The west side of the site is close to the Liangjiang Boulevard, where the buildings are mostly high-rise and isolated from the busy street, making the inner living environment relatively quiet. Being located in the northwest of the natural lake, Heyuan is near the central area with an extremely beautiful environment. The low-density buildings are integrated with the unique natural environment of the site, forming an ecological region, which partly determines its customer groups and properties. Based on this condition, and the profound local cultural heritage as well as the ethereal and simple style of… continue

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The Grid – DB Schenker by Baid | Office buildings https://www.architonic.com/en/project/baid-the-grid-db-schenker/5106159 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In direkter Nachbarschaft zum Hauptbahnhof Essen wurde das in seiner Kubatur unverkennbare Projekt THE GRID realisiert. Das Gebäude wurde auf die individuellen Bedürfnisse des alleinigen Nutzers, der Schenker AG, hin geplant und entwickelt. Es bietet mit nahezu 31.000 Quadratmeter Bruttogeschossfläche, verteilt auf acht Büroetagen, Raum für 900 Arbeitsplätze. Zwei Tiefgaragenebenen halten 221 KFZ-Stellplätze vor. Die exponierte Lage, die außergewöhnliche Grundstückstiefe und die zweiseitige Einfassung des Grundstückes durch Hochhäuser (eines davon unterliegt dem Denkmalschutz) waren Herausforderung genug, um hier eine ebenso städtebaulich überzeugende wie gestalterisch angemessene Lösung zu entwickeln. Der aus zwei X-förmig angeordneten Punkthäusern entstandene Komplex behauptet sich an dieser Stelle und wirkt in seiner urbanen Erscheinung ebenso plausibel wie prägend. Die besondere Form des Grundrisses bietet trotz des verkehrstechnisch turbulenten Umfelds einen beruhigten Inn… continue

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Theresienstieg by Baid | Apartment blocks https://www.architonic.com/en/project/baid-theresienstieg/5106158 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Auf einem Grundstück in Hamburg-Uhlenhorst entstand ein viergeschossiges Wohngebäude mit sieben Wohneinheiten. Der maritime Charakter des Gebäudes entsteht durch die markanten, diagonalen Wand- und Brüstungsscheiben als Interpretation der weißen Segel auf der Alster. Vor- und Rücksprünge prägen das Wohngebäude und generieren für jede Wohnung weitläufige Terrassen. Jede Wohnung überzeugt durch einen individuellen Grundriss und verfügt über eine große Südterrasse sowie über zwei Balkone zur Nordseite. Das Penthouse wird von einer umlaufenden Terrasse umspielt. Ein umlaufendes Lichtband weitet sich in den Balkon- und Terrassenbereichen zu raumhohen Fensterelementen auf und segmentiert die Fassade horizontal. Baid continue

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Blue Note Beijing Jazz Club by Chiasmus Partners. Inc | Bar interiors https://www.architonic.com/en/project/chiasmus-partners-inc-blue-note-beijing-jazz-club/5106157 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The project is the first China branch of the age-old Jazz brand from New York City, the Blue Note Jazz Club. The site is the former American consulate to the Qing Dynasty, a landmark project in itself and just minutes of walk from the forbidden palace in Beijing. One is faced with the challenge of landing the face of New York cool jazz, in the capital of China, a city so full of Chinese history. The project takes place in the courtyard of this landmark complex, mostly underground with a grand stair entrance from the east. The procession of the space has a rhythm that was inspired as much by music as the hu-tong complex in the old city of Beijing, with long corridors, twist and turns and also a play between different volumes. Visitors are moved from the inner garden of the complex via a large set of staircases, slowly down to a entree lobby that has an attached jazz store / cafe. Then a right turn brings them through a long and narrow corridor, lined with a history time line of t… continue

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100 Norfolk by Oda Architecture | Apartment blocks https://www.architonic.com/en/project/oda-architecture-100-norfolk/5106156 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Beyond an acute awareness of elements such as context and the needs of its community, ODA New York’s brand DNA is earmarked, in particular, by a special dexterity with—or even mastery of—the city’s byzantine zoning code; a kind of sixth sense for navigating the various restrictions and regulations in a way that enables ODA to consistently challenge architectural convention. That zoning facility is on full display in the brand’s latest multifamily masterstroke. Indeed, located on NYC’s lower east side, 100 Norfolk quite literally turns convention on its head. Situated on a narrow lot between Delancey and Rivington Streets, Norfolk’s site would ordinarily dictate a fairly standard form: a planar rectangle which, per setback rules, would be constrained beyond a certain height, offering the best light and views to a limited few, likely at a premium. It’s a tired and inherently exclusive format, and one which ODA effectively eschews with one brazen question. Instead of locating the… continue

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Seminarkirche Erzbischöfliches Priesterseminar Paderborn by horgenglarus | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/horgenglarus-seminarkirche-erzbischofliches-priesterseminar-paderborn/5106155 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The seminar church is located at right angles to the north-south passage of the newly created one between the old building of the seminary and the extension building. between the Leokonvikt and the seminary - and so already due to its location in particular exposed and excellent. The new building, which was developed over a longitudinal rectangular ground plan New building is inserted between the old building of the Leokonvikt on the north side and the at the same time in dark brick built extension building on the south side. From both it stands out from the outside - clearly exceeding the foyer in its height - as a white-plastered cuboids off. The flat-roofed new foyer with its slender columns is located on the north and south sides. glazed over the entire surface. It can be reached from Leostraße via a newly created staircase. To the south it opens up into the extensive gardens of the Seminary. When you enter the foyer, you will see the white plastered, cubically aus… continue

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Mariendom Hildesheim by horgenglarus | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/horgenglarus-mariendom-hildesheim/5106154 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 UNESCO World Heritage Mariendom Hildesheim with Cathedral Museum Overall architectural concept | To mark the 1200th anniversary of the city, the cathedral and its annexes were extensively renovated and rearranged in their functional contexts. The release of the strong originality of the place, the typical spatial constellations of the ensemble as well as the positioning and experiencability of the unique valuable cultural treasures, artistic and ritual furnishings are the characteristics of the new arrangement. The complex measures within the individual buildings include the architectural reinterpretation of the rooms and materials, the liturgical and contemporary reorganisation of the cathedral, the axial repositioning of the cultural treasures (bronze door around 1015, baptismal font around 1322, Hezilorad chandelier around 1054, azelin chandelier around 1044, Christmas column from 993 - 1022) and the installation of a new bishop's crypt below the nave. The architectural conc… continue

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Türelihus Valendas by horgenglarus | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/horgenglarus-turelihus-valendas/5106153 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 History & Information The present appearance of the Türalihus goes back to the last extension of 1775. The tower was raised and the interior decorated with magnificent panelling and noble stoves. On the second floor, which together with the third forms the upper apartment, there is a stately, south-facing living room. It is equipped with a two-tone panel and a cube oven. At the back of the house there is another paneled parlour with rich paintings, which now serves as a dining room. On the south side of the attic there is a living room and an adjoining chamber, which now serve as bedrooms. In the small parlour next to the kitchen, a bathroom was installed, which invites to stay. Renovation The Ilanz architects Capaul & Blumenthal were responsible for the renovation. The original structure and unique character of the house had to be preserved: worn stone steps, sooty areas in the old kitchen, painted panelling and stoves in the rooms still bear witness to the time of its constructi… continue

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St. Jodern Kellerei Visperterminen by horgenglarus | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/horgenglarus-st-jodern-kellerei-visperterminen/5106152 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The extension of a 3-storey extension is the main intervention in the existing structure. A new centrally located access wing connects the existing building with the new building. A representative façade based on a vineyard is to create a new label. The solid base symbolizes the vine wall. The filigree structure of the superstructure represents the actual vine. A special lighting mood is staged at dusk. The new barrique cellar forms the heart of the St. Iodernkellerei. Over 150 oak barrels can be stored in the new barrique cellar. From the directly adjacent lounge area you can enjoy a view into the newly interpreted cove cellar. A new oak hall in the former barrique cellar invites for a cosy get-together. A work of art made of over 1500 wine bottles creates an almost sacred atmosphere. Glass splinters in the walls and specially hand-made glass-cast lamps round off the simplicity of the materialisation. Source: https://www.bauatelier12.ch/projekte/st-jodern-kellerei St. Jodern Kellerei… continue

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Alpage Colombire by horgenglarus | Manufacturer references https://www.architonic.com/en/project/horgenglarus-alpage-colombire/5106151 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Situated between two historic stone buildings in an exceptional location, the new building is characterized by a volume of simple form and orthogonal plan, inserted into the ground and emerging at its two ends at different altitudes. Its size and orientation are precisely defined by the topography of the site. The upper "terrace", a former grazing area, retains its original character and size. The volumetric impact of the proposal on this remarkable site is reduced. It boils down to the appearance on the surface of the terrain of two mineral and precise forms, abstract and isolated borrowings of contextual scale. They design the accesses to the reception and activity room, and bring it natural light in a differentiated way. For its physical properties, concrete, here used in its simplest expression, has replaced stone. Both wall and roof, it expresses its multiple possibilities of use. The strong mineral expression becomes the dominant feature of the new construction and gives the buil… continue

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