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Planar House by Steven Holl Architects

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Architecture.

This private residence, designed by Steven Holl Architects, is thought to be a part of the great 20th century contemporary art collection of the owners. Constructed of tilt-up concrete walls, the flat and rotated nature of the walls merges with the simple orthogonal requirements of the interiors for art. The house is a vessel for the art collection hidden behind a […]

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Bela Cintra by Triptyque

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Interior Design.

I found another amazing bookcase, like the one I posted a few weeks ago, created for a private apartment in Sao Paulo by Brazilian firm Triptyque. The bookcase serves as bulkhead in this apartment, since it winds all the way through the whole place, serving as entertaiment system, bookshels, etc. Originally Posted On Coolboom

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Observation Deck in Pinohuacho by Rodrigo Sheward

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Architecture.

Rodrigo Sheward designed this beautiful observation deck located at the highest level of Pinohuacho, Chile, and faced with the Villarrica volcano. The volume of 40 tonnes is 7 meters long x 3,6 meters wide x 3 meters high, built from 96 pieces of wood. Originally Posted On Coolboom

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Mountain Chalet by EM2N

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Architecture.

Located in a beautiful swiss mountain meadow, which in summer is used as pasture and in winter as a ski run, EM2Ndecided to stretch the house upwards in order to capture the spectacular view from all sides. Apart from a gravel driveway, no fence, no embankment or ditch, nor any landscaping alter the area. In its externalappearance, the building varies […]

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Multi Family Housing by Taller 13 Arquitectos

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Architecture.

Taller 13 Arquitectos (Elias Cattan + Patricio Guerrero) projected a multi family housing building located in central Cuauhtemoc neighborhood, Mexico City. The six storey building springs up from a rectangular lot with 8 living units: 3 duplex and 5 simplex with 5 different typologies. Natural lighting and ventilation were taken into account to maximize the interior […]

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Living Room by Seifert Stoeckmann

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Architecture.

Located in the historic district of Gelnhause, Germany, Seifert Stoeckmann projected the Living Room, as the house is dubbed, that rethinks the roles of private and public life, while injecting ornamental and natural elements into modern architecture. Clad with a powder-coated-aluminum skin, the house is perforated by 52 windows set in a checkerboard pattern. The interior elements escape traditional […]

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TNT Postal Stores by Merkx + Girod

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Interior Design.

Merkx + Girod have designed new postal stores for Dutch logistic company TNT. In the new design the service desks in the center of the shop, rather than behind counters, and logistics that would normally be hidden away are visible to customers. The store also incorporate self-service machines in black units around the edge where customers can weight, stamp and post their […]

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La Casa Azul by Herme Ciscar & Monica Garcia

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Interior Design.

La Casa Azul Vinos & Rooms, designed by Herme Ciscar & M�nica Gar��a, is a little hotel with only three rooms located in the heart of Valencia, Spain. The hotel greets it guests with a ground floor wine shop instead of a reception desk, where you may find glamorous books and delicate pieces of art related to the wine […]

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Pluk by Tjep

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Interior Design.

Tjep designed this colorful take-away restaurant called Pluk that offers fresh juices, yogurt shakes and special salads that customers can compose by themselves. The essence of the restaurant is to enjoy good food. The interior tries to reflect the juxtaposition of health and fun. The counters contain fruits and vegetables in three color groups. The fruits and vegetables are actually […]

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Centre de Poblenou Park by Jean Nouvel

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Landscape Design.

Jean Nouvel presented in Barcelona, Spain, the Centre de Poblenou Park, a gigantic sustainable garden of 5,5 hectares designed as “meeting point” and “acoustic microclimate” playing with light and shadows. The main garden of the park has a forest very well organized ending at one end of the park with a ramp of volcanic soil. In the second […]

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