A3+ Architects, an Italy based firm, just finished a finalist project for an urban renovation in Sicily. Light steel structures covered by natural ivy just link the historical center of the town with a big new square
‘The Meeting Place’ by ASPECT Studios is a playful architectural installation in Sydney, Australia. The idea of the installation is to encourage the social interaction, while heightening the movement of people.
There are 4 balconies protruded from the facade towards the street, serving as poetic elements with the words, it creates a dialogue between architecture and art. Designed by Bottega Studio Architetti & Giocosa Palitto Architetti.
THE (Art) VAULT wins American Architecture Award. A storage facility in Miami, whose facade works like a series of boxes (canvases) that are used as an installation to display public art by both emerging and established artists.
An old buildings gets a new life with fluid interiors designed by JFAK. The building houses the new Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at the California Institute of Technology, and the futuristic interiors fit with the hi tech research going inside.
German Ecker Architects hosted 12 students from the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology this summer. With the support of local craftsmen, this chapel for a local ecumenical church co-operative came to be.
Absolut's 30th Anniversary of the Art Collection celebration took place in an ominous mysterious black box that popped up next to the Lydmar Hotel ~ the lighting was stunning! Also see it being taken apart...
Russian constructivist architect and graphic designer Iakov Chernikhov illustrated 101 Architectural Fantasies, one of the only avant-garde art books published in the Eastern bloc during the Stalinist era.
A very atypical tree house – When a 40-year-old pine tree fell over, its owner let it lie. However the tree revived itself. At that point, the owner decided to honor its resilience by incorporating it into a modern 172 sq. foot office/guesthouse.
The Tree is a reconstruction from a series of interlocking frames with lights that grow according to the environment sounds level of the Banyan Tree on the front lawn of the National Museum of Singapore.
Chandeliers!!! Chandelier Mandalas? When shot from directly below? Lying on the ground in big empty rooms in Versailles after dark before a dinner fit for the Sun King himself while sipping '76 Dom Perignon?
On the beautiful matte black packaging of Dom Perignon press materials (versatile cards for all their info instead of booklets) ~ and a peek into the luscious Hotel de Crillon, Paris (one of the oldest luxury hotels in the world?)
KITA Design completed this Forest Classroom pods for a prep school in Windermere, UK. Made from English Chestnut shingles and a ribbed timber frame, the 2 pods are connected by a deck constructed of timber and recycled plastic milk bottles...