Church Conversion in Sydney

The other day I found this amazing conversion at desire to inspire that I had to share with all of you. From the outside you just see a church, beautiful church, but inside is like a minimal three floor house. The only thing that reminds you that you are actually inside the church are the full heigh windows. Via desire to inspire Read more […]
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Apartment Over Central Park by E Benque

Located on the 73rd floor of a Manhattan building, the apartment is a pied-a-terre overlooking Central Park designed by E Benqué. The interior design is primarily structured by different relations to the view and the urban landscape. The furniture elements can be moved around on the window frames and allow to sit right against the floor to ceiling windows and experiment the thrill of altitude. The design principle throughout the apartment is to imagine the reflections of the objects in Read more […]
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Ilhavo City Library & Chapel by ARX

The Ilhavo City Library, designed by ARX, preserve and integrate the proportion and elegance of the old masonry. From the building, located on the periphery of the town, only the main facade, oriented southeast, and the chapel, both in ruins, were left. The limits of the manor and the line of the old facade were chosen as an anchorage point, where administrative areas and programs compatible with the facade’s rhythm were placed, restoring the character of the original building. There is Read more […]
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Feldbalz by Gus Wustemann

Gus Wustemann designed a three-storey sculpture that contains the family life overlooking the Lake Zurich, Switzerland, where everybody meets and circulates on the first floor. The sculpture separates the parent’s area which is on the top and the children’s area which lies underneath. The children live in the garden where everything is white, happy, but protected by the family sculpture. There is the access to the garden and the pool, the playing, active area. The main living area is connected Read more […]
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Next Generation House by Sou Fujimoto Architects

The next generation house, designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects, is a small housing module for weekend use located on the edge of a forest overlooking the River Kuma at Kumakura, Japan. The small pavilion, a 4×4 meters cube, is made by assembling solid japanese cedar blocks kept in place by their own weight and connecting metal cables running through vertical drill holes. Some of the inside cubes are laid off-center to create shelves, small living areas and even steps to move from one level Read more […]
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Weekend Links August 23

Beautiful and Disturbing Photo of the Eiffel Tower “Only an Idiot Would Have Said No” tells star architect Jacques Herzog about the opportunity to design the Olympic Stadium in Beijing. A photo collection of Rooftop and Terraces in New York City. Interview with Patrizia Moroso by the hand of Dezeen. materialicious is more than happy to present their new addition: workalicious. Want to Write Like an Architect? Learn how. Beijing Watercube and Olympic Stadium Made With Lego. Magnetic Read more […]
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Cristiano Cora Studio by Avi Oster

Cristiano Cora Studio is a hairdressing salon in New York, designed by architect Avi Oster, who created a new essence of salon environment that captures the balance between modern architecture and the needs of the hair dressing industry. On the second floor of a sleek sexy building, that is part of the current renaissance in New York architecture, the organic, modernist design of the studio with its clean lines and sensuous curves is the perfect setting for a designer whose signature look Read more […]
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Sempachersee Golf Club by Smolenicky & Partner

Smolenicky & Partner designed two new buildings for the Sempachersee Golf Club, the largest golf club in Switzerland located 15 km from Lucerne. The new buildings, in connection with the enlargement of the course, include the club house and restaurant building and the new maintenance building. The club house is situated on the topographical crest where the vista opens out into a view over the lake and the Alps of inner Switzerland. The three main functions of the project, the public restaurant, Read more […]
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Les Bains des Docks by Jean Nouvel

The aquatic complex Les Bains des Docks, desigend by architect Jean Nouvel, has just opened in the historical Port of Le Havre, France. The 5.000 square meter complex offers an beautiful atmosphere of tranquility with the fantastic play of natural light soothing the eyes, the masterful acoustic pleasing the ears, and the pools and treatments areas taking care of the rest of the body. Although the main color of the complex is white, there is a huge semi enclosed area in bright colors that Read more […]
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Camping Service Area by Archea Associati

The San Vicezo Camping, designed by Archea Associati, is located in an area of particular landscape prestige in the Etruscan coast, Italy. The project planned for the area includes large green spaces, plots for tents and bungalows, group spaces for recreation, sports and gathering and service spaces to offer its guests comfortable stays. Archea Associati organizes functional spaces in a design inspired by single-cell marine organisms with circular shapes. It organizer the campground in Read more […]
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