Weekend Links March 15

The Slow Chair & Ottoman is another great design of the Bouroullec brothers for Vitra. Japanese designer Nendo created an incredible Office Space Divided by Walls with Cut-Outs. The Hotel & Igloo Village Kakslauttanen offers you the chance to stay in a glass igloo. A beautiful Wedding Chapel designed by Bunker Arquitectura. Architects DSDHA have created two Cafe Pavilions at Pottersfield Park in London. Read more […]
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X2 Resort Kui Buri

Located on eight acres of virgin beach coast on the Gulf of Thailand, the X2 Resort Kui Buri is meant to harmonize with its surroundings of undisturbed greenery and calm fishing villages. There are twenty-three villas with private terrace, garden and pool. Villa walls are made of locally-quarried rock and stone, and are prolonged to appear, from the neighbor’s point of view, as a fence. Within the villas, beds are positioned towards floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto the beach, Read more […]
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Semiramis Hotel by Karim Rashid

Semiramis, Karin Rashid’s first hotel project, is an intimate hotel that focuses on positive energy, heightened experiences, culture, art and design. It is a place for new contemporary experiences, to enjoy, work and relax in a truly memorable way. Semiramis is located in the affluent and leafy suburb of Kifissia, is in the heart of evolving Athens, surrounded by high-end boutiques, restaurants and cafes. Visiting guests will have the chance to experience a 21st-century creation: from the Read more […]
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40 Bond Gate by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron designed 40 Bond, a luxury residential project… Let’s forget about the expensive residences and comment on the incredible aluminum gate at street level. With a graffiti-inspired form that twists and turns, the gate measures 55 meters high by 355 meters long… I just love it! Great design for everyone. Photos by Iwan Baan Read more […]
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Lilja Chapel by Vesa Oiva

Lilja is a portable chapel, designed by Vesa Oiva, that offers a place where one can go to be in silence. The chapel is divided into threes parts: the vestibule, the chapel itself and an outdoor chapel. The chapel’s glass wall acts as background for outdoor events. As light flows through the pattern, it brings to mind a forest, the pace where Finns traditionally go to be in peace. Via Judit Bellostes Read more […]
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Frexport Headquarters by CC Arquitectos

CC Arquitectos designed the new Frexport Headquarters located in Zamora Michoacán, Mexico. Frexport specializes in the preparation of jams, preserves, yogurt, ice cream and syrups, among others. For this reason, the architects decided that the garden had to become the soul of the project. The plant palette of green and the strength of the stone are the elements that mark the exotic landscape design where mangos, strawberries and the flora shape the environment. Via Plataforma Read more […]
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The Slat House by Turner Castle

Turner Castle designed the extension of a small semi-detached family home in Blackheath, London. The modular timber extension wraps around the house and peeps through the adjacent trees of the rear garden and provides access onto the side terrace. The extension provides a fourth bedroom and a second bathroom on the first floor. The ground floor has been dramatically reorganized providing a new playroom and a library. The kitchen and the dining are is re-housed in the extension and benefits Read more […]
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