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Cardedeu Chapel / EMC Arquitectura

Cardedeu Chapel at Lago de Coalepeque, El Salvador, by EMC Arquitectura. a concrete-made chapel perched atop the edge of a hill, in El Salvador. The rows of wooden pews facing one of the open sides allows for a panoramic view of the landscape. Cardedeu is a place that aims maximize the potential of its location and magnificent surrounding landscapes. It is complemented by a chapel, a restaurant, a hotel and various support spaces...
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Harvard Art Museums renovation and expansion / Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Harvard Art Museum’s renovation and expansion of the historic Fogg Museum of Art in Boston will unite the Arthur M. Sackler, Fogg, and Busch-Reisinger Museums and their collections into one building. Designed by architect Renzo Piano, the transformative facility will bring the three museums and their collections together under one roof for the first time...
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Ordos Museum / MAD Architects

The futuristic curved metal Ordos Museum in China’s Inner Mongolia Region is finally complete. Designed in 2005 by MAD Architects, the undulating building houses the regions’ cultural relics. Clad in a space age facade made from metal louvers, the building utilizes passive methods for lighting and climate control...
© John Gollings

Hamer Hall Arts Centre Melbourne / ARM Architecture

In July 2012 Melbourne Arts Centre’s Hamer Hall re-opened it’s doors after a $135.8 million revamp by ARM Architecture. The redevelopment of Hamer Hall, will establish it as a world class performance venue and will lift Melbourne’s profile on the international stage. This revitalisation of Arts Centre Melbourne will inject new life into the retail and lifestyle attractions of the CBD and Southbank precincts...
© Brett Boardman

Lune de Sang – Shed 1 & Shed 2 / CHROFI

The concrete roofs of two agricultural sheds by Sydney studio CHROFI jut out of stone and gravel banks in a clearing cut into a forest in northern New South Wales Australia. The buildings, part of a venture named "Lune de Sang", will transform a former dairying property into a sustainably harvested forest. The design is a close collaboration with the client, bound in collective understanding of the site...
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Timmermans-Venderink House / Egide Meertens Architecten

This project concerns the new build of a large, open single-family house, located in the "Beukendael" development in Tongeren. As regards the design, the client wanted a clear, functional layout.The rooms that would be used most, such as kitchen...
© Peter Bennetts

Trunk House / Paul Morgan Architects

Trunk House is a small wooden cabin designed by Paul Morgan an architect, on a hill facing dense forest located in Victoria’s Central Highlands, Australia. Morgan designed the trunk house is such a way that you feel the affect of bringing the forest inside...
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Pound Ridge House / Kieran Timberlake Architects

Pound Ridge house Set within a heavily wooded and rocky Pound Ridge hillside, this residence comprises 5,250 gross square feet over two levels of living space. Designed as three shifting volumes that gently respond to the site’s natural slopes and plateaus, the structure includes a lower garage and entry level anchored in stone to a flat portion of the hillside,..
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Lakeside Retreat / GLUCK+ (Peter Gluck and Partners)

An impressive lakeside vista in New York's Adirondack Mountains is preserved by spliitting this retreat into two volumes, each tucked into the hillside and covered with grass. One building groups the garage and master suite about a courtyard, while the larger structure situates a gym, pool, and living areas around another courtyard. Most of the spaces open themselves towards the nearby lake...
© Michael Moser

IBA Soft House / Kennedy & Violich Architecture

The Soft House, designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture, uses its dynamic textile façade to harness sunlight in a versatile and smart way, while its solid wood construction makes it a model of sustainable construction. Each of its four family-friendly, three-storey units has its own garden. The terrace on the first upper floor offers residents views over the Kanukanal and the Island Park...
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Villa Trottaberg / Abelardo Gonzalez Arkitektbyrå AB

The proposal aims to present a house design in Trottaberg.The regulations of the detail plan give credit for architectonic quality and preservation of the site’s specific properties.The site is characterized by a flat topography, a strong relationship with the forest at the East...
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The Hive Library Worcester / Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

The Hive Library, Britain's first joint university and public library, offers a rich variety of resources for students and researchers. This library in Worcester, England, by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, The scheme accommodates the county archives and records office, history centre, archaeology service and multi-agency customer service centre, in addition to commercial and retail space. The Hive is additionally set to become one of the world’s most sustainable buildings with a 50 per cent reduction in carbon emissions, and a BREEAM “Excellent” rating...
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Beccafico Bar & Trattoria / Matt Woods Design

Conceptualised by Matt Woods Design, Beccafico Bar & Trattoria is Sydney’s newest and most relaxing new hotspot and a modern Italian restaurant that draws influence from beach side architecture and classic Scandinavian design. With a name inspired by the fig-eating songbird, the Beccafico Bar & Trattoria is more than just an Italian restaurant – it’s a place.
© Peter Bennetts

Potts Point Apartment / Anthony Gill Architects

Located in Sydney, Australia, the apartment is situated in a Harry Seidler Building in Potts Point. Sydney-based architect Anthony Gill Architects came in and restructured this small (approximately 409 square feet) apartment to better suit the family and their lifestyle...
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Colors Prismatic Loft / Jean Verville Architecte

Montreal based architect Jean Verville Architecte has developed ' Prismatic Colours ', a loft in downtown Montreal that houses works of contemporary art and design, an homage to the architectural creativity. The architect has designed this unusual procedure that, despite the bright colors of the surfaces, sometimes offers calm and tranquility through the use of black...
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Niños Conarte / Anagrama

Niños Conarte, a children’s library in a landmark space that was previously a steelworks. Led by staff architect Andrea Benavides, the designers created a colorful environment for reading, learning and play that echoes Monterrey’s mountainous topography...
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Singita Grumeti Reserves Serengeti National Park, Tanzania / Singita tourism group

Singita Grumeti Reserves is located adjacent to the Western Corridor of the Serengeti, bordering the national park, and encompasses 340,000 acres of unrivalled wilderness. The area forms part of the famous migratory route, which is travelled by hundreds of thousands of animals every year. Grumeti features three luxurious lodges...
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White Wolf Hotel / AND-RÉ

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ is a series of buildings intimately related with the surrounding rich natural environment. The built architecture objects, profoundly integrated in the natural context, provide holistic and spiritual experiences of calm, intimacy, meditation and retreat...
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Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa / Wilbert Das

UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa is a boutique hotel and Almescar spa located in Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil that was designed and built by Wilbert Das, Creative Director of Italian label Diesel S.p.A.,who is the brains behind this enchanting eco-chic retreat. The one- to three bedroom casas are the epitome of rustic modernism with Southern Bahian and Indian design influences. Each of the ten casas has a kitchen, private garden, open-air bath, satellite TV and Wi-Fi...
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American Trade Hotel Panama City / Atelier Ace + Commune Design

The 50 rooms American Trade Hotel and Hall is the result of a joint undertaking between Panama City-based Conservatorio, Hache Uve and Commune Design and Atelier Ace, the creative team behind Ace Hotel, and the first full service hotel to open in Casco Viejo. Built in 1917, the building was designed by Leonardo Villanueva Meyer, the most prominent twentieth century architect in Panama City...
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PARKROYAL on Pickering / WOHA

Developed by UOL Group’s subsidiary, Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited, PARKROYAL on Pickering is being designed by internationally acclaimed architectural firm WOHA. The flagship PARKROYAL hotel will boast a hotel-in-a-garden concept that focuses on integrating environmental principles and elements throughout the property...
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Modern Colorful Victorian Style Furniture Collection / POLaRT Design

POLaRT Design, a specialty furniture designer from Mexico, offers modern furniture and accent pieces that are all this and more, with breathtaking takes on classical furnishings made with brightly colored polyresin, perfect for a statement piece that will really wow. Brightly colored piece of modern furniture like this sassy Side Table is a great way to add stellar visual interest to your space. POLaRT is a unique expression...
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Liquid Glacial Tables / Zaha Hadid for David Gill Galleries

The Liquid Glacial Table by Zaha Hadid is one stunning piece of furniture. The table design embeds surface complexity and refraction within a powerful fluid dynamic. The elementary geometry of the flat table top appears transformed from static to fluid by the subtle waves and ripples evident below the surface, while the table’s legs seem to pour from the horizontal in a vortex of frozen water...
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La Clinica Collection / Ciszak & Dalmas

Alberto Gobbino Ciszak and Andrea Caruso Dalmas of Ciszak Dalmas are the two masterminds behind the project “La Clinica” a collection of handcrafted furniture produced.Each product of the collection is fresh, efficient, natural and unique. La Clinica is based on the idea of connecting young designers and experienced artisans combining new visions with centuries-old know-how...
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TIMBA Table and Stool / PearsonLloyd for Bene AG

Cooperation is the word of the hour. Staff move between meeting rooms, communication zones and areas, team and project work, workshops and desks. TIMBA, the new furniture range by Bene, has been developed specifically to create a team hub in modern office landscapes. Teamwork and meetings in offices are no longer events that require a separate room...
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Fungus Borealis side tables / Alessandro Loschiavo and Marco Paiani

The side-tables presented on the occasion of last Milan Design Week, were photographed by Samantha Acciuffi in daytime urban contexts that extol the transparency of acrylic materials, also thanks to the sharp contrast with the tones of the asphalt and plaster of the various locations. The images recall the suspended atmospheres of Edward Hopper's paintings with their characteristic oblique light cuts and clean diagonal shadows...
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10 Stools Made out of Wood / Squad Design

The 10 100 1000 Beirut is a competition launched in Lebanon, open to all talents in the worldwide design scene. In the initial concept, Francisco Torres and La Metropolitana invited 10 contemporary Mexican designers to create a stool under the same brief: One stool made out of wood; designed to fit a 35 x 35 x 35 cardboard box, to be built using Metropolitana's construction techniques...
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‘M. Lamp’ / David Irwin for Juniper

Northern Ireland-born and young designer David Irwin has collaborated with a recently-established Brooklyn-based furniture label Juniper on this series of reduced, transportable table lamps. Simply called ‘M. Lamp’, the design was inspired by the lamps used by the 19th-century miners in England and is made of aluminium and powder-coated steel...
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Milk table lamp / NORM Architects

NORM is a multidisciplinary design studio focusing on residential architecture, commercial interiors and industrial design. NORM was founded in 2008 by architects Kasper Rønn and Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen by their vocation to create timeless architecture and meaningful design products...
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Sand Bridge Lamp / Kononenko

Inspired by the Sandy Bridge in Wroclaw, Poland, the designer Julia Kononenko designed this beautiful, industrial and red lamp. The lamp was made out of sheet metal and aluminum, the design is light yet adds a sense of weight and industrial style to any space’s atmosphere. It’s right at home in loft-like spaces...

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Termitary House / Tropical Space

The Termitary House is the renovation of a two-storey home. Vietnamese architects, Tropical Space, refurbished an old house and added a perforated grille of brickwork to an existing concrete slab structure, it is built of solid brick only, which meets the extreme climatic conditions of this region. The building is constructed to use the small available space as best and economically as possible...
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W1 Tables / Moss & Lam

A new collection By Deborah Moss, Toronto-based custom art studio Moss & Lam’s artist and co-founder, W1 Tables. Named Dover Street, Dean Street and Mount Street. and the collection evokes a walk around some of the British capital’s most elegant stretches of real estate. Each piece is hand cast using scagliola; a method of mixing cementitious plasters and pigments to create a marbleised surface...
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Kiefer technic showroom / Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner

Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner present the Kiefer Technic Showroom in Bad Gleichenberg, Austria, was created with 112 metal tiles controlled by a mechanical system to create a dynamic, changing building exterior. Using 56 different engines, the system can adjust both the light and temperature levels in any of the rooms to obtain the optimal conditions for current activities...
© Luis Beltran

Valencia Lounge Hostel / Masquespacio

Masquespacio presents its last interior design project for Valencia Lounge Hostel, a hostel of 11 rooms distributed over 236 m2 situated in the old town of Valencia. All the rooms are illuminated by natural light that comes from the balconies. They are decorated in an elegant, modern and simple style that contrasts with the classic tiling and the 18th century windows...
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Reo Chair / Fifth column

Fifth column bends steel rods to create Reo chair. The ‘reo chair is designed to the robust piece, which was thought as an extension of the grounds of a building with conventional construction materials such as concrete and steel...
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Bolt Sconce / hollis+morris

Taking inspiration from one of nature’s most awe-inspiring displays of light. This striking statement piece makes for a bold solution to lighting. The Bolt Sconce is part of the hollis+morris Shapes Collection. Handmade in North America. Solid wood, LED, & nickel plated hardware...
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Fushengyu Hotspring Spa Resort / Aim Architecture

This luxury hot spring resort is built around the hilltop of Luo Fu Shan, in Sichuan Province. The site is 300Mu or 21Ha, with 70.000 m2 built surface. AIM has designed the master plan, landscape, architecture and interiors. The master plan is set up to use the different landscape opportunities on the site. The different functions have different types of buildings...
© Iwan Baan

Via 57 West / BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

VIA 57 WEST, the anchor of the 57 WEST residential block, provides a dramatic visual gateway to Manhattan’s skyline along the Hudson River. The first project designed in North America by the Danish Architecture firm BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, VIA 57 WEST offers residents a compelling mix of 709 rental residences, an unsurpassed selection of resident amenities and 45,000 square feet of retail space...
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Alpine Shelter Skuta / Harvard Graduate School of Design + Ofis arhitekti + AKT II

Designed for an alpine site on Skuta Mountain in Slovenia, this cabin offers an intimate refuge for eight visitors nestled in the scenic Alps. Distilling the bivouac down a mountain shelter of bunks and views, the building shifts its roof line like a series of mountain peaks, shedding snow and framing distant scenes. Honoring the client’s commitment to sustainability, the design minimizes environmental impacts:...
© Francis Amiand

CUP Cuisine Urbaine Parisienne / Studio MHNA

Just opened in June 2016, CUP is the air of Paris. That of the markets, Les Halles, a space of exchange, discovery and melting pot. Marc Hertrich and Nicolas Adnet, co-founders of Parisian interior design firm Studio MHNA, are the creative minds behind CUP – Cuisine Urbaine Parisienne, a bright and attractive eatery – CUP restaurant. Located in the public area of Orly International Airport’s South terminal...
© Koji Fujii / Nacasa & Partners

Clover House Kindergarten / MAD architects

MAD architects have completed their first project in Japan, the Clover House kindergarten. Located in the small town of Okazaki, the school's setting boasts views of the paddy fields and mountains, characteristic of the Aichi Prefecture. The kindergarten was originally operated out of the old family home of siblings Kentaro and Tamaki Nara, which soon became too small and unfit for expanding their educational goals...


Kovy is designed to characterize simplicity and details from metal frames. The dining chair of the series of Kovy produced by the studio of Joongho Choi is composed of materials to discolor easily for presenting the distinctive character. The designers chose to leave welding marks as well as an unfinished surface in order to create a more industrial aesthetic...