Vasken Demirjian Salon

MSK Design Group projected a highly conceptual boutique salon in Westchester, New York, where the design and ambiance are exclusively fine-tuned in order to amplify the salon experience while creating an ultimate workspace for the artistry of hair to come through. The crisp white environment is a clear background, a clean palette, which accurately showcases the color and the hair design. Sharp, clean and glossy surfaces, along with beautiful ambient soft lighting give the space a very flattering Read more [...]
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Sinus House

Cebra Architects designed an unusual country house located in Denmark with a great mix of pastoral settings and modern architecture. The house looks like a black barn with white cut-outs. Inside, a minimal interior design applied to each of the rooms, blending perfectly with the contemporary style of the living and dining room areas. Photos by Kaj Lergaard Via DigsDigs Read more [...]
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Home in Poland

Ipnotic Architecture designed the interiors of this private residence located in the suburbs of Poznan city in Poland. The building, designed in cooperation with Front Architects, is situated in a plot entirely surrounded by forest. The entrance hall is double-side glazed in order to make a strong connection with the nature outside. Finishing materials refers  to the nature as well. They are balanced with ascetic design. The fireplace with high column of firewood is a main decoration of Read more [...]
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Zenden Hotel and Swimclub

Wiel Arets Architects designed the interior of the Zenden Hotel and Swimclub located in Maastricht, Netherlands. Here is the project description: The Zenden Hotel and Swimclub is located within three monumental town houses near the river Maas in Maastricht, the Netherlands. During the renovation, the scattered program was re-crystallized into an iconographical and integrated whole. Newly created openings in the hotel’s walls allow for views between all areas of the new program, as Read more [...]
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Villa Bussum

GROUP A projected this villa situated in a lush, leafy neighborhood in Bussum, a small town near Amsterdam. The design of the villa appears both modern and sculptural, and interacts in a natural way with its surroundings. By using slanting walls and roofs the abstract building volume feels comfortably embedded in the landscape. A cut-out corner facing the street in front of the house, clearly indicates the main entrance. On the eastern side of the villa, a secluded garden and a second entrance Read more [...]
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Canoes Landscape

Julio Barreno | Arquitecto projected a building for storage of canoes as another white point in the landscape of Zahara de la Sierra, a small village in the south of Spain. Here is the project description: Zahara de la Sierra is a small village in the south of Spain. The landscape is shaped by small white pieces of housing based on the small size of the plots. The aerial view of this landscape is defined by the green and white pixels of the properties in this area. This building for Read more [...]
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House in Higashi-Matsubara

Ken’ichi Otani Architects projected the renovation and extension of an eighteen-year-old house for two families in Setagaya, Tokyo. Here is the project description: This is a renovation and expansion project of an eighteen-year-old house for two families. Only the part for the young family was renovated with an addition. The house is located in a reasonably good residential area of suburban Tokyo. The site has a good garden with abundant trees on the south side. A tall orange tree provides Read more [...]
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Weekend Links March 19

Dezeen podcast: Designs of the Year 2010 at the Design Museum. Place de la République Proposal by Mateo Architectura. Ole Scheeren is leaving OMA to start his own studio. Design dilemma: Timeless vs. Trendy. Sofa covered in pockets Built to Resi(s)t by Eastpak. Video-chat with Josep Lluis Mateo about his project in Paris Boulogne. Frank Williams, New York high-rise architect, dies. Movement as key of the show Ron Arad: Restless. Expo Shanghai 2010 progress in photos. Kieran Read more [...]
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Enclose Open House

Robin Tan from Wallflower Architecture + Design kindly send us one of their latest projects, the Enclose Open House located in Singapore. Here is the project description: The owners wanted a spacious, contemporary house that would be as open as possible but without compromising security and privacy at the same time. Surrounded by neighbours on four sides, the solution was a fully fenced compound with a spatial programme that internalised spaces such as pools and gardens, which are normally Read more [...]
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