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Renewed Architecture: 7 Masterfully Renovated Brooklyn Townhouses

6 hours 31 minutes ago

Got a stunning renovation project of your own? Enter it in the 8th Annual A+Awards for a shot at international publication and global recognition. Submit your projects before February 14th to secure a special Early Entry Discount. Brooklyn, once the neglected, grittier sibling to Manhattan’s glamorous magnetism, has recently seen its cultural cachet — not…

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Jack Hanly

How to Design Architecture for a Steeply Sloping Site

4 days 6 hours ago

Architects: Showcase your next project through Architizer and sign up for our inspirational newsletter. Whether a gently rolling hill or rocky steep terrain, a sloped site provides a compelling setting on which to build a house that contrasts with ordinary flat lots. Unlike horizontal typography, where every structure lies at the same elevation, a slope…

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James Bartolacci
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Norman Foster’s original Two World Trade Center will replace BIG’s tower

22 hours 25 minutes ago

Bjarke Ingels’ planned design for Two World Trade Center (2 WTC) is out. As the New York Post reports, Silverstein Properties has dropped the 2015 tower proposal in favor of Foster + Partners‘ original vision.  A newer rendering of the building has yet to be released, but Larry Silverstein and Norman Foster are reportedly making […]

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Sydney Franklin

Bjarke Ingels spotted in Brazil with Jair Bolsonaro

23 hours 8 minutes ago

Bjarke Ingels was in Brazil on Tuesday, January 14, for a meeting with President Jair Bolsonaro, according to multiple sources (complete with photos). The summit, which reportedly took place at the Palácio do Planalto in Brasília, came at the behest of the Minister of Tourism Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, who invited the Be-Nômade (Be-Nomad) group—responsible for […]

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The Editors

Abatement work sparks confusion over LACMA demolition

23 hours 32 minutes ago

Contrary to earlier reports elsewhere, demolition work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hasn’t officially begun. Instead, the abatement process is underway with crews working to figure out best practices for removing asbestos and advancing environmental remediation at the site.  According to Save LACMA, the nonprofit responsible for the recent petition to […]

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Sydney Franklin

Pelli Clarke Pelli’s massive South Station tower will finally begin construction

1 day 2 hours ago

After more than a decade, developers of a 2.75-million-square-foot air rights complex are aiming to begin construction this month atop Boston’s historic South Station. Headlined by a 51-story Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed tower, the Hines-led project was first approved by the City of Boston in 2006 and given a redesign in 2016. Investor reshufflings and related […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

Ohkay Owingeh tribe restores a historic central village in New Mexico

1 day 3 hours ago

Thirty miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Owe’neh Bupingeh, the central village of Ohkay Owingeh, has been the home of one of the 19 federally recognized Pueblo tribes in New Mexico for over 700 years. The village is organized around a series of plazas where hundreds of homes once stood. Although Owe’neh Bupingeh remains […]

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Shawn Simmons

Gallery Gabriel & Guillaume takes on New York in grand style

1 day 3 hours ago

Untethered to a fixed brick and mortar space in one city or another, a nomadic gallery has the advantage of setting up (temporary) shop in some of the most emblematic locales. Whether their wears feature prominently at an exhaustive list of fairs, in storied buildings, or in recently completed real estate projects, this type of […]

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Adrian Madlener

Seattle debuts modular housing for homeless Native Americans

1 day 4 hours ago

Eagle Village, a new pilot community in Seattle’s South of Downtown District, is the first transitional housing project in King County to go fully modular. At the heart of the community are six modular trailers, previously used to house transient Texan oil workers, that have been divvied up into a total of 24 self-contained, dorm-style […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

Related Companies backs down on building a wall around Hudson Yards

1 day 22 hours ago

After outcry from city officials and local New York community groups, the developers behind Hudson Yards have backed down on building a 720-foot-long wall the neighborhood’s southwestern perimeter. In a tweet today, Related Companies and Oxford Property Group said the site’s upcoming second phase will instead be open and connected to the High Line instead […]

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Sydney Franklin

Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Japan for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

1 day 22 hours ago

Nintendo fans, rejoice: The company just provided a first “look” at Super Nintendo World, a Mario-themed expansion to Universal Studios Japan, that chief executive officer of Universal Creative Thierry Coup described as a “life-size, living video game” in a press briefing yesterday. Set to open this summer in Osaka to coincide with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, […]

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Shane Reiner-Roth

San Francisco’s fourth-tallest tower inches closer to approval

1 day 23 hours ago

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has approved a new 61-story, 800-foot-tall mixed-use tower at Transbay Center. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects for a group led by developer Hines, if approved and built as currently planned, it would be the city’s fourth-tallest building. Located at 542-550 Howard Street, the currently vacant site is known as Parcel […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

Governor Gavin Newsom proposes billion-dollar plan to alleviate California’s homeless crisis

2 days 1 hour ago

On January 7, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his statewide initiative to resolve the homeless crisis. The plan calls for a $1.45 billion budget, $750 million of which is from taxpayer money that will be designated for supportive housing, while the remaining $700 million will go towards health-related expenses. “We have an unprecedented amount of […]

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Shane Reiner-Roth

80 Atlantic is Toronto’s first timber office building in generations

2 days 3 hours ago

A look around Toronto’s seemingly innumerable construction sites tends to reveal building materials common to many North American cities: brick and stone, steel and glass, and of course, concrete. But a new mass timber office building in the Liberty Village neighborhood points in a different direction. Designed by Canadian firm Quadrangle for Hullmark Developments, with […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

Asthetíque pilots its latest cafe design toward Russia

2 days 4 hours ago

Imagine a bustling airport terminal: something straight out of a PanAm advertisement but somehow, also in Russia. Setting the stage of this amalgamated image is a monolithic cement wall that mimics the jagged curves of a Soviet-era building. Whispy airplane motifs appear to take flight but are anchored in place by a number of Brutalist […]

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Gabrielle Golenda

Major updates proposed for Rockefeller Plaza overhaul

2 days 4 hours ago

  The landmarked public spaces and plaza of Rockefeller Center, designed in large part by The Associated Architects (an umbrella name for a collection of firms at the time) and built in the early 1930s, are up for a major revamp. Gabellini Sheppard Associates, along with Tishman Speyer, who owns most of the plaza, are […]

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Drew Zeiba

The mythologies of Oregon’s utopian seekers still informs its design and architecture today

2 days 22 hours ago

A few months back, while casually scrolling through some feed or another, I was struck by a series of images for a Portland-based boot company, Danner. Kicking up a faint cloud of dust with measured, deliberate steps, a lone photovoltaic maintenance worker moves across the image between parallel sets of solar trackers in a 64-acre […]

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Justin Fowler

NYC Parks Department required to rethink controversial redesign of Fort Greene Park

2 days 23 hours ago

Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park will live to see another day in its current state.  After over three years of controversy, the New York Supreme Court has decided that the 30-acre landscape would not be subject to a redesign or the removal of 83 mature trees until a proper environmental impact review is conducted. The lawsuit […]

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Sydney Franklin

Anish Kapoor’s New York bean is finally rising at 56 Leonard

3 days 1 hour ago

Long live the new bean: The long-delayed New York version of Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate in Chicago (colloquially known as The Bean) is finally rising at the foot of the Jenga-like Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard in Tribeca. Prep work for the mirrored sculpture began last summer, as the sculpture’s outline was marked out […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

NYC launches new website outlining timeline and process for the BQX streetcar

3 days 2 hours ago

After much uncertainty and relative quiet, an updated timeline has been announced for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX streetcar) that would connect 11 miles of Brooklyn and Queens. The City’s Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Transportation have launched a new website detailing the proposed streetcar, along with previously released and new reports, which would […]

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Drew Zeiba

Chevalier Morales Architectes’ Drummondville Library unites a community

3 days 3 hours ago

Accoladed Montreal firm Chevalier Morales Architectes recently completed the Drummondville Public library. Set on a strategically central site in the historic Québécois market town, the new curtain wall structure serves as much more than just a standard bibliothèque. The “well rounded” building operates as a sorely needed connector that bridges a formerly isolated civic complex […]

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Adrian Madlener

Loitering takes center stage in Los Angeles

3 days 3 hours ago

Taking up space, it seems, is among the most actively policed crimes in America today. Sidewalk infrastructure prohibits extended stays through the punitive additions of spikes and dividers, cafes are inviting so long as one exchanges their stay for the purchase of food or drink, and the browsing experience in retail settings is regularly guarded. […]

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Shane Reiner-Roth
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Bridge House: Sea Views on All Sides Await at This Stunning Contemporary Escape

2 hours 16 minutes ago

A natural retreat for the family is one we all long for and very few of us have the privilege to enjoy one that is as spectacular and relaxing as the Bridge House designed by Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects in Canada. The house has been crafted largely in wood and sits on a rock with the […]

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Sherry Nothingam

The Best Bedroom Paint Colors for a Tranquil Interior

3 hours 25 minutes ago

Choosing a bedroom paint color can be a fun and rewarding experience, especially given the wide range of possibilities. It pays to go with a color that makes you happy Here’s some good news for you: many of the top paint colors for 2020 are naturally soothing ones. Not only do soothing bedroom paint colors […]

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Kate Simmons

Eco-Friendly Marketing Suite Crafted Using Four Old Shipping Containers

4 hours 52 minutes ago

We have always admired the versatility and beauty of shipping containers and the way they can be so effortlessly used in creating contemporary homes with sustainable styles. These structures are also easy on the pocket and offer affordable housing solutions for everyone. That is why we admire the ingenuity and elegance behind the creation Goodman […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Dark Green Kitchens: 20 Gorgeous Ideas for those who Love an Overload of Green!

1 day 2 hours ago

Picking the right color for your kitchen is a task that is difficult at the best of times when you have clarity regarding the style you want in there. Things get a bit more confusing when you move away from the more popular hues like white, blue, gray and cream in the kitchen and delve […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Wedding Decorations for Design Lovers

1 day 6 hours ago

Wedding decorations have come a long way, even in the short span of the last decade. Thanks to the rise of social media and access to platforms such as Pinterest and Instagram, artistic creations are accessible to everyone, especially if you utilize marketplaces such as Etsy, or you’re particularly crafty yourself! Wedding decor trends have […]

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Kate Simmons

Expansive Canadian Home with Two-Story Courtyard Adapts to Riverfront Needs

1 day 9 hours ago

Finding a balance between the old and the new along with form and functionality is a hard ask indeed. Sitting of the edge of a river, the New House designed by Sturgess Architecture manages to achieve all that and a whole lot more with a multi-level setting where the line between the outdoors and the […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Exposed Concrete coupled with Polished White Modernity Inside this Brazilian Home

1 day 11 hours ago

Concrete has a certain raw, charismatic charm that is just undeniable and capturing this appeal and translating it into modern context inside the fabulous Marchi Apartment designed by Rodrigo Bocater in Rio de Janeiro. The apartment was originally built in the 1960’s and finds a new avatar with a smart renovation that revamps the floor […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Gorgeous Design Ideas To Incorporate Into Your Galley Kitchen

1 day 22 hours ago

Galley kitchens got their name for the narrow cooking areas found below deck on ships. Because of the limited space available on ships, these kitchens tend to be optimized for work and storage areas. When it comes to kitchens in homes, many people think of the galley layout as small and confining but the opposite […]

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Sara Norris

Beautiful Black Kitchens: 20 Exquisite Ideas and Inspirations Cutting Across Styles

3 days 2 hours ago

If there is one room in the house that we obsess about when it comes to decorating and redesign, then it is undoubtedly the kitchen. It is a space that is increasingly becoming the social hub of the house that brings entire family together. The idea of a perfect kitchen is one that often involves […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Japanese Minimalism and Smart Functionality Shape Ultra-Tiny Coffee Shop

3 days 12 hours ago

The idea of minimalism is much more than make a style statement; it is an idea that also helps you save space and create more organized interiors. That is exactly the idea behind this cool gorgeous Pinheiros Coffee Shop designed by Studio Boscardin.Corsi Arquitetura in Brazil that embraces Japanese minimalism at its simple best. The […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Sandwiched Between Lake and Atlantic Ocean: Fabulous Beach House in Delaware

3 days 15 hours ago

With Silver Lake on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, the East Lake Beach House in Delaware, USA is one that promises lake views on one side and beach views on the other. The house was built by Robert M. Gurney for a modern family and serves as a vacation home that […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Rustic Vanities That Will Add Charm To Any Bathroom

3 days 22 hours ago

While many people favor sweeping open floor plans and sleek, modern finishes in their homes today, there will always be a place for rustic decor in the design world. Rustic elements, featuring materials like wood and metal, bring in a cozy and familiar flair that can stand on its own or complement other styles. Whether […]

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Sara Norris

Top Kitchen Trends for 2020: 30 Inspirations to Get Your Kitchen Makeover Started

4 days 4 hours ago

With the New Year here, it is time to start thinking about smart makeovers that give your home a gorgeous makeover. Beyond giving the interior a fresh makeover, it also gives you an opportunity to try out the latest trends and ideas. One space of the house that most homeowners first gravitate towards when it […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Renovated with Global Charm: Contemporary Apartment in Bologna in Shades of Gray

4 days 14 hours ago

A gorgeous contemporary apartment makeover that relies on an open plan living area and a neural color scheme, the Hemingway Martini Apartment designed by Ciclostile Architettura + Edoardo Morelli, feels sophisticated and inviting at the same time. Nestled in a buy neighborhood of Bologna, the apartment was revamped to meet the needs of a young […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Beautiful Canopy Bed Designs To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Fantasy Wonderland

1 week ago

When some people think of canopy beds, they envision pampered little girls’ rooms or the outdated, stuffy beds of wealthy royalty. These are not unreasonable images to conjure up; after all, that used to be the standard for this particular bed design. Additionally, the beauty of the intricate carvings in many of these beds was […]

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Shannon Barber

Presence of Pink: Fabulous Pink Dining Rooms Move Away from Mundane

1 week ago

When you objectively look at things, it does feel a little strange that we have pretty much typecast colors and tend to associate a feminine or masculine vibe with them almost instantly. While blue is the preferred color in most boys’ rooms, pink is the unchallenged winner in girls’ bedrooms. But beyond these specific areas, […]

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Sherry Nothingam

DIY Watercolor Wall Art

1 week ago

With online marketplaces such as Minted, Etsy and Society6 providing a huge selection of affordable art options, it’s easy to purchase wall decor on a budget. So why DIY? For one thing, you may have a specific idea of a design or palette for your space. If you don’t find exactly what you want, it’s […]

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Kate Simmons

Small House in Brazil Transformed into Headquarters of Coconut Producers Co-Op

1 week ago

Adaptive reuse of structures often sees old industrial and commercial buildings being turned to smart homes and residences that serve growing residential needs. But the Castanhas de Caju Extension designed by Estudio Flume in Brazil goes in a completely different direction with an abandoned traditional house being transformed into a fabulous coconut producers cooperative that […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Spend More Time Outdoors With These Splendid Patio Ideas

1 week 1 day ago

Research has shown that spending time outdoors is good for us. It provides a break from the stresses of everyday life and has even been shown to boost energy and increase creativity. Being outside generally makes us feel good! And you don’t even need to leave home to experience these positive benefits if you create […]

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Sara Norris

Understanding The Difference Between Quartz And Granite Countertops

1 week 1 day ago

It’s a long-debated issue among those who have recently built or remodeled a home: what is the best material for kitchen countertops? For years, granite ruled the industry, with real estate agents informing clients that replacing their tired old countertops with granite was a must-do home improvement if they wanted to sell. That’s not always […]

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Architectural Record

Interview with Ian Weir

15 hours 16 minutes ago

A practicing architect and researcher at Queensland University of Technology in Australia, Weir speaks with RECORD about wildfire-adapted architecture.

What Is Your Sustainable Design Resolution for 2020?

1 week 3 days ago

There’s no time like the start of a new year to commit to greener and more sustainable design practices. For inspiration, RECORD asked some of the judges in our annual Best Products competition to share their firms’ goals for improving material choices and product sourcing... Read More

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Perforated Accents Add An Artistic Flair To This Workplace Interior

23 hours 16 minutes ago
Sanjay Puri Architects were tasked with designing an office in Mumbai, India, and as a way to add interest to the interior, they included perforated accents in three different areas. The first area is an open and expansive reception space that’s used for seminars and entertaining. The large wall, which would otherwise be empty, has […]
Erin

Shelving Idea – Wrap Shelves Around A Doorway

23 hours 24 minutes ago
In a home designed by Atelier Design N Domain, the designers chose to include custom-designed light wood shelving that wraps around a doorway, connecting the reading room with the media room. On the other side of the doorway, there’s even more shelving, matching the wood design of the opposite side. The shelving also includes low […]
Erin

A Sunken Lounge Around A Fire Is A Great Way To Create A Relaxed Outdoor Vibe

2 days 23 hours ago
Choeff Levy Fischman has designed a modern house in Miami, Florida, and as part of the design, they included an outdoor entertaining area with a sunken lounge. The sunken lounge, which sits between the infinity-edge pool and covered kitchen/dining area, has a couple of steps on either side of an outdoor fire pit that lead […]
Erin

Bathroom Design Ideas – A Blue Starburst Tile Demands Attention

3 days 22 hours ago
When Egue y Seta was asked to design the interiors of a modern apartment in Barcelona, Spain, they made sure that one of the en-suite bathrooms had an eye-catching design. Located through an open doorway in the bedroom, the bold choice of a bright blue tile in the bathroom created a statement that couldn’t be […]
Erin

This Bridge House Spans Over A Small Stream In Los Angeles

6 days 23 hours ago
Dan Brunn Architecture has recently completed a house in Hancock Park, Los Angeles, that has an exterior of muted cedar with black steel accents and plenty of custom windows. Welcoming visitors to the home are a pair of pivoting glass front doors that lead straight into the living room. The living room features a double-height […]
Erin

Cross-Stitch Murals Adorn The Walls Of This Shop In Mumbai

1 week ago
When MuseLAB was tasked with designing an interior for a shop in busy Bhendi Bazaar, they decided to add colorful embroidered walls. The structure of the building is old and the walls were fragile, so the designers reinforced the ceiling beams and wrapped the lower level walls with perforated sheets and added the cross-stitched patterns […]
Erin

Four Shipping Containers Have Been Used To Create A Marketing Suite

1 week 1 day ago
Branding and design firm Substance, has created a marketing suite for Goodman Westlink, that’s been made using four shipping containers. Combined, the shipping containers create six different areas to allow for flexibility as the site changes. Large windows and plenty of wood soften the steel framing and make for a welcoming environment. Industrial touches like […]
Erin

A Contemporary Remodel For A Lakeside Home In Washington State

1 week 1 day ago
Architecture firm Olson Kundig, has designed the remodel of a dated “log cabin” inspired ranch house and created an open, flexible and view-oriented home for an active young family. The building’s former rustic “lodge style” exterior was updated to a refined language of taut wood planes with a crisp metal roof and windows. The front […]
Erin

A Sunken Living Room Creates A Distinct Sense Of Place In This Colorado Home

1 week 2 days ago
Architecture and interior design firm Rowland + Broughton, has designed the renovation of a family house in Aspen, Colorado. The home’s original architect, Ellie Brickham, built this home in 1968. The renovation aimed to thoughtfully blend the old and new, the indoor and outdoor, and the public and private spaces. The large front door creates […]
Erin

A Double-Height Extension Was Added To This Victorian Terrace House

1 week 3 days ago
Chan Architecture has designed a double-height extension for a Victorian terrace house in Melbourne, Australia. The idea was to retain the character of the period home at the front of the house, while adding a spacious, light-filled modern extension to the rear. The rear external form features an upper facade of vertical timber battens which […]
Erin

A’Design Award Announce Their World Design Rankings

1 week 4 days ago
This article has been brought to you by A’Design Awards. A’Design Award and Competition have released their World Design Rankings (WDR) in Arts, Architecture and Design, with the China taking first place among the 106 represented countries in 2019 with 67 Platinum Design Awards won globally. The World Design Rankings ranks all the countries based on the number […]
Erin

Frosted Glass Partitions Were Used To Create A Hallway In This Apartment

1 week 6 days ago
Grupo Garoa Arquitetos Associados has designed an apartment renovation in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and as part of the interior they included frosted glass partitions. The hanging cabinet and mid-opacity frosted glass partitions define the apartment’s circulation and blur out the activities from the adjacent space. The partitions also create a hallway without blocking too much […]
Erin

Design Detail – Blackened Steel Fireplace Surrounds Add An Industrial Touch

2 weeks ago
When Searl Lamaster Howe Architects designed a weekend retreat in Jones, Michigan, they decided to include two eye-catching steel fireplace surrounds. The first fireplace has a backdrop of a charred cedar accent that helps to highlight the hand-worked blackened steel surround, that has simple straight ledge and a couple of hooks for fireplace tools. In […]
Erin

Italian Stone Covers The Exterior Of This Beverly Hills House

2 weeks 1 day ago
Photography by Simon Berlyn Photography Designer Lindsay Chambers and architect Paul McClean have collaborated to design this new modern house in Beverly Hills, California, that features a facade of Italian stone. Stepping inside the front door, and there’s an unexpected open courtyard with a glass bridge that leads to the main social areas of the […]
Erin

Before & After – This Small Bathroom Was Redesigned For Today’s Standards

2 weeks 3 days ago
As part of a renovation project, Seattle-based SHED Architecture & Design transformed a dated bathroom and brought it up to today’s standards. The original bathroom featured blue and peach tiles, a cream-colored vanity with a matching sink and tile countertop, and a bulkhead that made the room feel smaller. The new bathroom has the bulkhead […]
Erin

Extensive Use Of Hidden Lighting Gives This Restaurant A Warm Glow

2 weeks 6 days ago
Bates Masi + Architects has designed ‘Asset’, a new restaurant in Manhattan, that’s located within an old building that had architectural details hidden behind years of renovations. “In the renovation of 329 Columbus Avenue to create Asset restaurant, we sought to excavate the existing space in search of unique textures and hints of the past […]
Erin

Circular Niches Are A Fun Design Detail In This French Apartment

3 weeks 6 days ago
Architect Pierre-Louis Gerlier has given a fresh and colorful update to an apartment that’s located in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. Many years ago the apartment was actually a garage, and after originally transforming it into an apartment and living in it for several years, the client approached Pierre-Louis Gerlier to make the space modern and bright. Due […]
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Life of an Architect

Holiday Trends and the 3rd Annual Life of an Architect Holiday Cocktail

3 weeks 4 days ago
Holiday Trends and the 3rd Annual Life of an Architect Holiday Cocktail

As 2019 comes to a close there is one thing front and center on my mind ... holiday drinking, and here is a great new holiday cocktail for you to enjoy! (as well as a look at past cocktails, Christmas Cards from famous architects, and the top 10 best AND worst Christmas songs)

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Minimalist

Tasty cauliflower steak recipes – light vegetarian lunch and dinner ideas

3 days 12 hours ago

Cauliflower is an affordable, delicious and extremely healthy vegetable. If you are one of those people who do not like the taste of raw cauliflower then you should try a cauliflower soup or roasted cauliflower...

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Kremy

See through hanging bubble chair – original furniture ideas for any room

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Do you want to create an exclusive and modern interior design? How about a see through hanging bubble chair that will become its highlight? A transparent hanging chair is the perfect solution for almost any...

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10 benefits of honey with lemon for body health, hair and skin

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Thanks to its antiseptic properties, honey can help us fight some conditions. Used topically it allows us to moisturize the skin and eliminate impurities. Honey and lemon are two ingredients widely used throughout the world...

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Teapot centerpieces – Romantic inspiration for your festive occasions

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Teapot centerpieces are an original touch the festive table decoration for a special celebration such as a wedding or a birthday, bridal or baby shower, Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas. Decorating with flowers is truly art...

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Porter Sq. Axon

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I started off this image as a much more simplified version with very little texture and detail. Originally, it was going to be used for diagrammatic purposes with some text overlays. However, over time, it evolved into an image with more detail and texture, partly because of the ground plane design. Porter Square currently has […]
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First building nears completion within Unicorn Island masterplan

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The Start-Up exhibition and conference centre, the first building within Chengdu’s Unicorn Island masterplan, is nearing completion. With China’s economy evolving from traditional industries to internet and technology-based organisations, the country is now home to a third of the world’s technology start-ups valued at over a billion US dollars – termed ‘unicorn companies’. Chengdu, the […]
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Zaha Hadid Design at Maison & Objet 2020

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Zaha Hadid Design will debut the new Plex vessel and extensions to the Cell, Pulse, Duo and Serenity collections at Maison & Objet in Paris. With each new collection, Zaha Hadid Design continues Hadid’s inventive methodology and process; sharing her story and its significance within the dialogue of contemporary design. Led creatively by co-directors Maha […]
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Zaha Hadid Design Collection at Maison & Objet, 17-21 January

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The Pulse glass vessels (pictured in Amber – new for 2020) differ in height and colour, yet are unified by the textural contrast between smooth and pleated glass. Displaying the glass-blower’s expertise and craftsmanship in the creation of ripples across only a portion of the circumference, the vessels give the illusion of simplicity while encompassing […]
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Morpheus nominated for FRAME Awards 2020

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Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams in Macau has been nominated as ‘Hotel of the Year’ at the 2020 FRAME Awards, which honour the world’s best interior projects. Morpheus was designed as a vertical extrusion of the site’s existing abandoned foundations for a condominium tower that did not progress; using this rectangular footprint to define […]
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Morpheus nominated for FRAME Awards 2020

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Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams in Macau has been nominated as ‘Hotel of the Year’ at the 2020 FRAME Awards, which honour the world’s best interior projects.

Morpheus was designed as a vertical extrusion of the site’s existing…

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