Weekend Links October 31

Jazz Age Architectural Fantasy Very creative Dining Table for small rooms. Interview with Tom Kühne. Some photos of the 5th Designer’s Open in Leipzig. 2(or 3…) Questions for DBWT. Man as Industrial Palace Video based on the poster of the Industrial Palace. Mobile Holiday Home Opera by Alex Enthoven. The Banana Wall Installation at the Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far exhibition. Forest Classroom Pods made from english chestnut shingles. A Bus Shelter Read more […]
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Scarlett Cafe & Restaurant

STUDIOUNODESIGN projected the interior of a 100 square meter bar and restaurant that spread serenity and a touch of elegance in Vinci, Italy. The idea is based on the contrast between the minimal esthetic of the essential shapes of the furnitures and the foaming flowery shapes that mirror and transform on the floors. The bar is the turning point of the site. Flowery carved figures on the wooden marks, back-illuminated dark glasses, with programmed LED light, create a cosy warm sensation Read more […]
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House Equanimity

Architect Joseph N. Biondo designed a house with a high dedication to details, surfaces and playing between indoor and outdoor spaces. Situated in a typical nondescript subdivision of Eastern Pennsylvania, the house is surrounded by other single-family houses of all shapes and sizes. The primary building materials, site poured concrete and various concrete products, pay respect to the history of Northampton. This single-family, three bedroom home penetrates into the landscape and becomes Read more […]
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Villa in the Woods

Zecc Architecten projected this new villa located on a wide constructing site in the woods of Soest, in the Netherlands. The villa has a spatial connection between the three floors thanks to the void that goes from the basement to the second floor. Standing at front entrance a view over the void, directly into the garden, is provided. Functions as the toilet, wardrobe and closets are connected to this void. The parapet around this void continues smoothly into these functional spaces and make Read more […]
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Source Flagship Store

HUGE Architects a Shanghai, China based design firm has recently completed the Source Flagship store in Beijing China. Source is a street fashion retailer and was established in Shanghai in 2006. This one-stop fashion centre of street culture sells the hottest street fashion brands from the USA, Italy, the Netherlands, UK, Australia and Japan. For their new Flagship Store in Beijing, they required that the entire store have maximum flexibility of displaying products and a warehouse-like Read more […]
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Weekend Links October 23

Playful Male Public Toilet by Fabiane Giestas. Video Interviews of the 2009 Stirling Pize Nominees. Blueprints of famous TV Homes. Review on Starck’s Design For Life. Molterni&C Sofa Chats with Arik Levy, Matthew Hilton, Ilse Crawford and Nigel Coates. Warendorf launches four New Kitchens by Philippe Starck. Luxurious Mega Yacht interior designs. Video os the Dutch Embassy in Berlin designed by OMA. Water pumping plant renovated into Gorgeour Living Space. Design Read more […]
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View House

Johnston Marklee designed a house near Rosario in Argentina, engaging the living experience of the house with the views of the surrounding landscape and preserving privacy from neighbors. A compact massing strategy with a minimal footprint liberates and preserves the ground, defining a two story structure. By denying the traditional front, side, and rear yard designations, and instead intensifying the facade as a surface that continuously modulates the relationship of interior to exterior, Read more […]
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Field Chapel in Bödigheim

The students of the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, in collaboration with Ecker Architekten, designed and executed the ecumenical church in Bödigheim, Germany. The task of the design was to create a place of spirituality and quite reflection, but also a place that welcomes hikers and cyclists who appreciate a rest stop that has a sense of beauty. The structure is visible from afar but can only be reached by foot or by bicycle via a steep country lane. A Read more […]
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Dogmatic NY

EFGH Architectural Design Studio projected the interior and storefront of the new flagship restaurant Dogmatic Gourmet Sausage System on Union Square in New York City. The 55 square meter restaurant is based on the aesthetic of the butchery with a communal butcher-block table as centerpiece of the space that incorporates retractable cantilevered seats to avoid any freestanding furniture. A raised built-in banquet on the west wall overlooks the restaurant while providing the base for the Sausage Read more […]
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Multi-tenant Project in Fukuyama

UID Architects projected a multi-tenant building to enclose a dental clinic, an beauty salon and UID’s architectural office. The building, located in a long and narrow plot surrounded on all three sides by neighboring houses, has a cedar-clad plywood shell that neatly encloses the steel structure. The dental clinic is located on the first floor while the beauty salon and the architectural office are on the send floor. Truly a mixed-program regarding the businesses in the multi-tenant building. Two Read more […]
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