Pryor Residence

Bates Masi Architects designed this residence that occupies a hill in Montauk with a distant view of ocean, a site that the owners spend years to find. The house is entered through multiple areas for different guests and occasions: large glass doors slide open to the living area for a large gathering, a frond door for a guest opens to the entry hall with a view of the ocean, and a sequence of auxiliary spaces create a seamless ritual from the daily outdoor excursions for the family. In Read more [...]
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RK Apothecary

The LADG (Los Angeles Design Group) designed a luxury retail space with custom lighting and flexible display fixtures in Frank Gehry’s Edgemar Retail Complex in Santa Monica, California. Here is the project description: RK Apothecary is a spatially efficient and visually engaging retail space. The product is taken off of the shelves and displayed on a series “outré fruit” tables so the customer can engage with it. The RK Apothecary space before the redesign was small and dense with 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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80 Dekalb

Della Valle Bernheimer designed a fitness center with a diverse entertainment program located on the third floor of a residential tower in Brooklyn. Here is the project description: Located on the third floor of a residential tower, this amenity space combines a fitness center with a diverse entertainment program including screening room, gaming area, and demonstration kitchen. The boundary between these two programs is defined by a folded ceiling/wall covered in a metallic, patterned paper. Read more [...]
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NYC Residence

Stefan Boublil designed this apartment on the 61st floor on a metropolitan tower in New York that overlooks Central Park. Here is the project description: Combining 3 smaller apartments into one at one of new york city’s most coveted uptown addresses, we delivered a stunning new dwelling on the 61st floor of the metropolitan tower. Every single room is constructed so that the postcard view of central park is the star. With a built-in wraparound sofa, a secret door in the solid walnut Read more [...]
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Kensington Residence

David Jameson Architect Inc. renovated this house for a young family located 8 kilometers north of Washington DC among a subdivision of utilitarian post war houses. The 210 square meters residence takes the form of a simple mass whose purity is interrupted by the void space of a carport. Bounded by an introverted exterior, luminous living spaces unfold in a series of interlocking volumes intersecting diagonal slices through space. Cement board sheets are sheared into abstract siding shingles Read more [...]
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Pitman Dowell Residence

Michael Maltzan Architecture projected the residence for two artists located 24 Km north of Los Angeles at the edge of Angeles forest. Inspired by geometric arrangements of interlocking polygons, the new residence takes the form of a heptagonal figure whose purity is confounded by a series of intersecting diagonal slices though space. Bounded by an introverted exterior, living spaces unfold in a moiré of shifting perspectival frames from within and throughout the house. An irregularly shaped Read more [...]
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Earl’s Gourmet Grub

FreelandBuck projected Earl’s Gourmet Grub, an artisanal deli and gourmet market in Los Angeles. Here is the project description: Architectural computation is generally promoted in relation to high-tech building systems and iconic towers. Earl’s Gourmet Grub is a test case in how computational architecture can enrich everyday use. The restaurant was designed with contemporary technology to fit an old-world sensibility inspired by its food. Torquing ceiling surfaces and inscribed digital Read more [...]
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United Nude New York

United Nude opened a new store located on the chic Noho Street in New York across Herzog & de Meuron’s 40 Bond residential building. Here is the store concept: From injection molded shoes to high-end carbon fiber heels, United Nude is a brand founded on conceptual design, elegance and innovation. The characteristics of the brand’s products and DNA are evident in the design of the New York flagship store designed by Creative Director and architect Rem D Koolhaas. The store is a “dark-shop” Read more [...]
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EVA New York Fashion Store

In the trendiest area of Manhattan, Volido projected the EVA Fashion Store that claims to be the most exclusive home for emerging international fashion designers in New York. Here is the project description: Once upon a time, in an old Chinese Grocery store in the lower Manhattan, Max Sanjulian, principal of Volido, designed what claims to be the most exclusive home for emerging international fashion designers in New York. Viviane Westwood Anglomania, Henrik Vibskov, C.Neon and TV among Read more [...]
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