LW House – Komada Architects – Japan

Architects: Komada Architects’ Office Location: Edogawa-ku, Japan Architects: Takeshi Komada, Yuka Komada Consultant: Yamabe Structural Office Area: 107.97 m² Year: 2010 Photographs: Takeshi Komada LW house is a residence for the three-person family located at east side of Tokyo.  The...

REM Island – Concrete – The Netherlands

Architects: Concrete Location: The Netherlands Design Team: Erikjan Vermeulen, Rob Wagemans, Wouter Slot, Jolijn Valk, Bram de Maat Area: 661 m² Year: 2011 Interior Design: Nick van Loon Structural Engineer: ABT Delft The program consists of an office function on the first deck and a...

Dental Clinic – Paulo Merlini – Portugal

Architects: Paulo Merlini Location: Porto, Portugal Year: 2013 The uncommon form, narrowness, vertical amplitude of the space and the two big glass façades placed on the main and back façade defined mainly the organization of the spaces. The reception and waiting room it’s characterized by...

Today is Frank Gehry’s 84th Birthday – Happy birthday!!! Feb28

Today is Frank Gehry’s 84th Birthday – Happy birthday!!!

To the initiated, his work looks a little like the cake you baked and decorated and then accidentally dropped on the floor.  Or the model airplane you built only to crash into a tree.  But make no mistake, Frank Gehry is a superstar in the world of architecture.  When the pharisees of the...

Hoogvliet – VMX Architects – The Netherlands

Architects: VMX Architects Location: Alverstraat, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Architect In Charge: Don Murphy Client: Vestia Hoogvliet / Estrade Projecten and Ambap BV Projectontwikkeling Area: 18,860 m² Year: 2007 Project Manager: Leon Teunissen Collaborators: Gijs Baks, Richard Buys, Oliver...

OMA – Wins Skyscraper Competition – China

The skyscraper will be OMA’s second in Shenzhen (the first being the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, which will be completed in April this year). By challenging many typical office tower conventions (such as a central core plan and curtain wall systems), OMA hopes their buildings will help lead the...

BRG Neusiedl am See – Solid Architecture – Austria

Architects: Solid Architecture Location: Neusiedl am See, Austria Site Area: 26,270 m² Gross Area: 9,206 m² Useable Surface: 6,812 m³ Built Up Area: 5,648 m² Year: 2008 The design for the extension preserves the orthogonal character of the existing school. In place of the single-storey...

Family House In Kraluv -Dvur OV-A – Czech Republic

Architects: OV-A Location: Kraluv Dvur, Czech Republic Head Architects: Jiri Opocensky, Stepan Valouch Structural Engineering: Jan Pohl Completion: 2009 Site area: 1212 m² Built area: 225 m² Total floor area: 188 m² Photographs: Tomas Soucek A single-story house built over a square ground...

House In Machalí – HLPS Arquitectos – Chile

Architects: HLPS – Carolina Portugueis, Martín Labbé Location: Machalí, Chile Project area: 300 m² Project year: 2008 – 2011 Photographs: Marcos Mendizabal, Martín Labbé House In Machalí – HLPS – Chile House In...

Office With a Vintage Soviet Plant Theme – Yaroslav Galant – Ukraine Jan01

Office With a Vintage Soviet Plant Theme – Yaroslav Galant ̵...

Interesting project from Ukrainian interior designer Yaroslav Galant, founder and art director of Shimma. THE OFFICE occupies a relatively small surface and was decorated with vintage industrial elements. Here is the press release we were sent: “The main aim was to optimize the space, do not...

Open Box 2 – Feldman Architecture – US

Feldman Architecture – a talented team of architects with offices in San Francisco – designed and constructed the Open Box 2 residential project. The existing volumetric 1940s stucco house featuring small, dark rooms, was transformed into an elegant two story contemporary home. This...

Modern and Dynamic Office Headquarters – Slovakia – Neopolis Dec30

Modern and Dynamic Office Headquarters – Slovakia – Neopol...

Neopolis completed the interior design for their headquarters, located in Zvolen, central Slovakia. Here are the photos and information they sent of the project: “The interior is divided into four functional zones. First zone (violet room) is separated from the other spaces through glass...

The Invisible Bridge – RO&AD Architects – Netherlands

Designed by RO&AD Architects of the Netherlands and Belgium, this pedestrian bridge is an access route to the Fort de Roovere, part of the 17th century defense structures. The concept behind the bridge is simple; to give people the illusion of being able to walk through water. Built with...

The Eclipse DECT Wireless Home Phone by Sebastien Sauvage Dec28

The Eclipse DECT Wireless Home Phone by Sebastien Sauvage

The Eclipse DECT Wireless Home Phone consists of a base unit and handset embedded together in a single and continuous ellipsoidal form factor. With no visible signs of a display or keypad, the Eclipse conforms to the minimalist school of thought in design. It features a crystal clear display...

Shelf QUAD standard by Nauris Kalinauskas Dec27

Shelf QUAD standard by Nauris Kalinauskas

Shelf QUAD standard – 5 in 1!..it can be done!..All your storage questions answered with one product…CDs, DVDs, magazines, books, folders…all of them can be stored in one place – bookshelf QUAD.. Storage case QUAD is an elegant and modern design solution to those day...

The Urban Umbrella – Young-Hwan Choi and Agencie Group – U...

Designed by Young-Hwan Choi and New York-based Agencie Group, the Urban Umbrella is a replacement for the ugly wood and steel scaffolding which cover pavements around construction areas. The design recently won the UrbanSHED competition, which was sponsored by the New York City Department of...

Cdock – Seamless iPhone Clock Dock – US Dec25

Cdock – Seamless iPhone Clock Dock – US

The Cdock™ is intended for use with iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s Features Glossy Black Resin Faceplate White Ohh La La Resin Faceplate Brushed Aluminum Faceplate Sexy Walnut Faceplate 1.25” thick walnut housing 6’ USB charging cable Standard Wall Charger (US) Light and durable docking...

AudioBulb Wireless Speaker Light Bulbs Dec24

AudioBulb Wireless Speaker Light Bulbs

Simply replace any standard light bulb with our innovative AudioBulb Wireless Speaker Light Bulbs to add rich, full-range audio and bright light to any room—no installation required. The included dock transmits music directly to the speaker bulbs from iPod, iPhone, or any other music device...

picNYC Table – Haiko Cornelissen Architecten Dec23

picNYC Table – Haiko Cornelissen Architecten

The picNYC table with grass table top brings the rural picnic into the urban residence by Haiko Cornelissen Architecten. Urban farming is a fast growing phenomenon where the typically rural practice of agriculture is brought into the city. The picNYC table goes one step further and brings the...

Incheon Tri-bowl – iArc Architects – South Korea

Architects: iArc Architects Location: Incheon, South Korea Year: Completed March 2010 Area: 2,869 m² Photo Credits: Youngchae Park Goals of the project: Creating a landmark, central park of Song Do Special considerations: Reflecting image, representation of the ocean from the Incheon...