Plastic House

Architecture Republic designed the interior of this unique house inserting a cruciform object made of polycarbonate and steel. Here is the project description: The project begins with removal,­ of the existing extension, internal walls and earth, bringing the entire house to lower ground-floor level. This opens the volume of the house as a double-height vessel, full of light. A cruciform object is inserted; a piece of architectural furniture which spreads tree-­like from a concentrated Read more [...]
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Oh House

Japanese firm Atelier Tekuto built this house to accommodate a total of 6 people on a irregular shaped lot. The main priority regarding the house’s design was accommodating a parking space for a car. Because having a parking space within the limited lot was a priority, atelier tekuto positioned the house’s entrance on the underground level. Upon entering the house, there is a flight of stairs to the family area with two bedrooms and a bathroom at the far side. The space incorporates suspended Read more [...]
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Garage Conversion

SHED Architecture & Design transformed a garage built in the 1920′s into a studio apartment in Seattle. Here is the project description: The project began with a 30 square meter single car garage, built in the 1920’s, that was in an advanced state of decay and in need of a new foundation. Local codes would have prevented replacing it with a new building and so the decision was made to rehabilitate it. The overarching goal was to maximize the density and utility of the small 300 square Read more [...]
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BBC Worldwide Office

Australian design studio Thoughtspace have completed the interior for BBC Worldwide’s office in Sydney, Australia. Here is the project description: Thoughtspace took two geographically separate BBC Worldwide offices and created a dynamic 2000 square meter workplace in Macquarie Park. BBC Worldwide’s new headquarters boasts a large expanse of office-free open plan environment peppered with a variety of working lounges and alternative activity based working areas. The organization believed Read more [...]
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Weekend Links September 13

American Ruins Steven Holl wins 2010 Jenck Award. Bjarke Ingels talks about his teaching position. Interview with Renny Remakers of Droog. Design dilemma: Embracing Slouchy Furniture. Modern Decorative Concrete Tiles by Daniel Ogassian. Interview with Designer of the Year Jaime Hayon. Architecture Week schedule announced. 10 incredible Parking Garage Designs. Exploring HALL 7 during Maison & Objet 2010. Thomas Demand Interview. The Colisseum is On Fire Read more [...]
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Villa Mecklin

Huttunen Lipasti Pakkanen Architects designed a residence nestled into the landscape of Naantali, Finland. Here is the project description: The Villa Mecklin is located in the Finnish archipelago. It sits in a small depressions in the rock, its sheltered terrace extending over the summit of the rock. In connection with the shoreline sauna, there is also a stove-heated cabin for guests. The building materials selected for Villa Mecklin are uncontrived, basic ones suited for the archipelago. Read more [...]
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ENO Store

DIN Interiorismo designed the ENO Store for a well known chef in Mexico. The ENO Stores are part of Grupo Enrique Olvera’s, one of the most outstanding chefs in Mexico, which company is dedicated to promote the culture of high quality food. The interior design proposed for this concept opens the appropriate preamble to a whole gastronomic shopping experience. Photos by DIN Interiorismo Read more [...]
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Autostella Showroom

Supermachine Studio designed the small imported car showroom Autostella in Bangkok, that only sells cute and fun cars to drive like Fiat 500 or Alfa Romeo. The showroom is designed like a small bakery and cafe’ that has small cars park right in the middle of the shops. Imagine a car like one of the furniture in the living room… Their potential clients are those lifestyle concerned people, where the car becomes part of their lifestyle, like mobile phones. The flat and long red box is Read more [...]
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Shade Club

Square One designed the interior or the Shade Club located in the basement of a residential building in the center of Bucharest, Romania. Here is the project description: Shade was a interesting experiment. The location is the basement of a residential building in the center of Bucharest. Since the 90’s there were many clubs there some of them very successful. Some quiet scandalous. The last years before it was closed, the location was synonymous with some of the Romanian interlope world. Read more [...]
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i29 Architects designed this small apartment of 45 square meters in Amsterdam, completely renovated because of foundation repair. Here is the project description: In it’s new layout all the functions of the house are placed in two wall units. Entrance hall, wardrobe and kitchen equipment are hidden behind a pinewood wall. On the opposite a second wooden wall of the same material is placed. This wall integrated a bench, fireplace and storage. Floor, ceiling and walls are all white. A custom Read more [...]
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