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Temporary Chapel by Local Architecture

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During the renovation of a historic building, including the community’s main chapel, Local Architecture suggested building a temporary chapel to accommodate religious worship during the 18 month construction period. Local Architecture, in collaboration with Hani Buri and Yves Weinand, developed a structure using timber panels. Built directly on the ground, the new chapel blends subtly […]

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House N by Sou Fujimoto Architects

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Sou Fujimoto Architects designed this unusual house located in Oita, Japan. The house itself is comprised of three shells of progressive size nested inside one another. The outermost shell covers the entire premises, creating an covered, semi-indoor garden. Second shell encloses a limited space inside the covered outdoor space. Third shell creates a smaller interior […]

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Bar du Port by Christophe Pillet

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Interior Design.

Christophe Pillet redesigned the Bar du Port in Saint Tropez, France, creating a contemporary interpretation of the Parisian-looking bistros. The all-white palette is meant to remind patrons of the yachts from which the clients just alighted. The interior lighting approximates this luxurious seafaring life. All seating is bar-height to ensure that visitors can glimpse the […]

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Tolo House by Alvaro Leite Siza

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The Tolo house, designed by Alvaro Leite Siza, is build on a sharply inclined hill in Penafiel, Portugal. The house fragmentation, necessary due to the steep topography, transforms the whole into a composition of small linked and interconnected volumes, creating an unevenness that allows for a more secure and rational use of the lot. The […]

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W-Window House by Alphaville

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Alphaville designed this small house on a small site surrounded by heterogeneous buildings in Tokyo. Two triangular yards at north-east and south-west boundary point-symmetrically, making face all the windows onto these yards, and allowing the interior space to have two long vertical openings which can be sensed from everywhere. Originally Posted On Coolboom

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Aesop Shop in Sydney by March Studio

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Interior Design.

Aesop‘s complete range of skin, hair and body products is now available in the Stand Arcade with a new signature store created by March Studio. The store is a distinctly contemporary addition to the arcade, a vision of alabaster, cooling green hues and amber glass. The clean-lined space offers a visual break from the otherwise […]

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S House by moomoo

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moomoo projected this unusual house located in Wilga, Poland. Desiged for a photographer, the house features a dynamic skin, a curtain that covers the long side of the elevation. The textile elevation reacts for any tiny wind move, creating an unusual space for resting, relaxing and finding inspiration. Originally Posted On Coolboom

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This 150-foot-tall ‘Vending Machine’ Will Serve You A Ferrari

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A 15-story tower of Ferraris and Lamborghinis in glass boxes has become a quirky landmark in Singapore. And it all started with a visit to Toys R Us. Struggling with a lack of space at his sports car showroom, Gary Hong was inspired by a vertical display of Matchbox cars while shopping at the toy […]

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The Modern Pantry by Jump Studios

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Interior Design.

Jump Studio have recently completed the interior of The Modern Pantry, restaurant and shop/pantry located in two elegant Georgian properties in London, UK. The style is contemporary with a homely, almost folksy, vibe, designed to complement the chef’s culinary mission: “to please the palate by using traditional and modern ingredients in new and exciting ways”. […]

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Juvet Landscape Hotel by Jensen & Skodviin Arkitektkontor

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The Juvet Landscape Hotel, designed by Jensen & Skodviin Arkitektkontor, is located in Burtigard, Norway. Each room of the hotel is a detached small independent house with one, or sometimes two of the walls constructed in glass. The landscape in which these rooms are placed is by most people considered spectacularly beautiful and varied and […]

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