Fritz Hansen Showroom Milan by Stefano Tagliacarne

Stefano Tagliacarne designed the first Milan showroom for Danish furniture company Fritz Hansen. The spatial irregularity of the showroom, composed by three levels of different size and shape, are linked by a big red column and a wood clad wall, developed from the bottom of the basement to the top of the first floor. The showroom communicate the rich history of the Danish brand and its famous collections, emphasizing the bran image imprinted by the masterpieces of Arne Jacobsen and Poul Read more […]
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Tram Stop by Subarquitectura

Subarquitectura designed this beautiful tram stop located in the city of Alicante, Spain, turning a traffic circle into a public space. This stop is the central stage of a new line of the tram that links the centre of the city to residential areas. Through a fractal access system deformed in each side to avoid the existing trees, the traveller can arrive to the platform in 32 different possibilities. Over the platforms, two empty boxes (36 meter long, 3 meter wide and 2,5 meter high) create Read more […]
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Weekend Links October 11

Cartoon by arch.Maaik Turf Houses of Iceland. Inhabitat’s Highlights of London Design Festival 2008. The Vitra Design Museum celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Nelson’s Birth with a retrospective of his work. The Green Roofs of Terunobu Fujimori. Powerwise is a table which also acts as a charging station. The Carme PinĂ³s illustrate the importance the architect places on the plan. A Storage System that takes advantage of the corners of a room. Read more […]
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Ivory and Fresh Shell by Splitterwerk

Splitterwerk designed an apartment in Black Treefrog, Austria, with a switchable structure that is enriched with events. The area of the Ivory Shell in the ground floor of this apartment is limited to 32 square meter, of this area 18 square meter are a funtionally neutral zone. The remaining 14 square meter are filled with specific, domestic functions, each of these functions can be individually activated and separately extended into the neutral zone. In this way, it is possible to arrange Read more […]
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Gosho Restaurant by aNC Arquitectos

The Gosho Restaurant, designed by aNC Arquitectos, is located in a 5 star hotel in Porto, Portugal. The project contains several specific areas for the several types of japanese food that the restaurant serves, with a total capacity of 101 seats. The atmosphere of the restaurant cherishes being in public, through different themes. Besides evoking traditional japanese architecture, throughs a crude and strong presence of the materials, the design creates theatricality with two entrance tunnels Read more […]
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Guest House Tokyo by KINO Architects

The Guest House KINO Architects projected, is located in a high-density residential area of Tokyo. The plot is only about 46 square meters. In Tokyo, this size of house in not rare, it’s called “small house”. KINO Architects have taken the old family-house dream and adjusted it to today’s one-person’s house reality. They built a small apartment with a basement floor, loft and first floor for the owner, and a second floor with its own entry to rent out. Read more […]
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The North Wall by Haworth Tompkins

The North Wall, designed by Haworth Tompkins, is a new arts center for St. Edwards School in Oxford that incorporates a visual arts gallery, dance studio and theatre. The buildings, which forms part of the boundary between the school campus and the street, comprises a flexible 250 seat courtyard theatre, a fully equipped drama studio, a dance studio and a visual arts gallery, along with full front and back of house facilities for in house productions and professional touring companies. The Read more […]
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