Za-Koenji Public Theatre by Toyo Ito

The Za-Koenji Public Theatre designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito, is an impressive black volume in the middle o the city of Suginami in Tokyo, Japan. Managed by Creative Theatre Network (CTN), the contemporary performing arts theatre produces, presents and supports a wide range of cultural activities for the community of Suginami, enabling people of all ages to see and take part in many art forms from drama and dance to music and storytelling. Photos by Iwan Read more [...]
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Waffles Sneaker Delicacies Store by BEAVERHOUSEN

BEAVERHOUSEN designed a very clean white space for the Waffles Sneaker Delicacies Store in Brussels. Taking the name literally in order, they created a world that breaths waffles. The wall behind the counter and the counter itself are covered with white tiles to give the space a bakery feeling. The shelves are simplified waffle shapes made out of coated foam. The cut-aways in the waffle shapes proudly present colorful shoes. This creates a delicious contrast while a mirror behind every Read more [...]
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Mercedes-Benz Museum by UNStudio

Located in Stuttgart, Germany, UNStudio projected a sophisticated geometry that celebrates a legendary car. The geometric model employed is based on the trefoil organization. The building’s program is distributed over the surfaces which ascend incrementally from ground level, spiraling around a central atrium. The Museum experience begins with visitors traveling up through the atrium to the top floor from where they follow the two main paths that unfold chronologically as they descend through Read more [...]
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House G by Saunders Architecture

The house, designed by Saunders Architecture, lies like a white landmark in the soft landscape at Hjellestad, Norway. Built with traditional Nordic materials, this futuristic house consists of 3 different sizes mounted in a random pattern. The house has an over-built outside space and the second floor covers the entrance below, helping the house work together with the rough climate. Photos by Bent Renè Synnevåg Via Arquitectura Arkinetia Read more [...]
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Carema Healthcare Center by TAF

Swedish designers TAF have completed the interior of the Carema Healthcare Centre in Stockholm, Sweden. Carema Healthcare is a vision of feeling better already when you enter. The concept is a stylized patchwork, inspired by bandages, patches and other medical equipment. Photos by Lindman Photography Via dezeen Read more [...]
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PekiPeki by Akira Aoyama and Associates

Akira Aoyama and Associates just completed this unique place where you can practice your climbing skills located in Shibuya, one of the 23 special wards in Tokyo, Japan. PekiPeki, supported by MAMMUT, is an indoor bouldering studio divided in three floors where adults and children can enjoy the beauty of bouldering. The clean white space allow the colorful climbing grips to get all the attention, like a piece of art hanging on a white wall. Read more [...]
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Weekend Links June 19

An original installation made with Giant Chewing Gum in Venice. Super Contemporary Interview where Tom Dixon talks about his life and career in London and how the punk movement influenced him. The Oops Design Award is a not honorable award that highlights the ugliest, silliest and most useless products. This is Architecture is a short film by MAYA Design about architecture in its broadest sense. Dezeen’s Top Ten most clicked stories about pavilions. 6 extraordinary stubborn Read more [...]
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AnAn Noodle Bar by Hosoya Schaefer Architects

AnAn is a new Japanese Noogle Bar in Wolfsburg, Germany, designed by Hosoya Schaefer Architects, that represents on a piece of contemporary Tokyo. The geometric structure developed for the project consists of a series of distorted hexagonal cells organized by a geometric pattern on the floor and the ceiling. The cells are made from thick acryl panels covered with graphic patterns produced by a selection of young graphic designers from Japan. They contain a counter (Yatai), or a table (Kotatsu), Read more [...]
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3.1 Phillip Lim Flagship Store in Los Angeles

Leong Leong Architecture, PARA Project and Giancarlo Valle designed the new 3.1 Phillip Lim Flagship Store located near the Melrose shopping neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, that announces the designer’s west coast debut with the transformation of 450 square meters auto shop into a flowing interior. Introducing a thick curving wall in the existing building, the large space unfolds into four smaller niches. A single, continuous light-diffusing membrane floats above the space adding Read more [...]
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