Sunny Hills Cake Shop at Minami Aoyama, Tokyo
A design project for the much awarded Tokyo based practice of Kengo Kuma and Associates was to create a retail outlet for the sale of a popular sweet in Taiwan, the pineapple cake. On a socially sensitive level...
De Waterkant Apartment in Cape Town, South Africa
De Waterkant is a trendy area in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa. In the day, it hosts cool-hunting hipsters frequenting impossibly quaint eateries and in the evening it becomes the urbanites playground as fashion and art champion the nights.
Soho House Berlin
Soho House Berlin is a private members’ club with 65 rooms, 20 fully serviced apartments and 4 spacious lofts. Set over eight floors of a restored Bauhaus building in the Mitte district, Soho House Berlin includes a Cowshed Spa and gym, a rooftop pool, restaurants, bars, a screening room and private Event spaces.
Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet
Spike S-512 is a supersonic jet that will enable travelers to reach destinations in half the time it currently takes. Passengers will be able to fly from NYC to London in 3-4 hours instead of 6-7 hours. LA to Tokyo in 8 hours instead of 14-16 hours.
Mecanoo wins MLK Library
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced today the design team Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson is chosen to revitalize the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The city’s aim for their Central Public Library project is to deliver a next generation library building that embraces Washington DC’s contemporary culture and changing needs.
Conduction by Tomoya Matsuura
The fleeting images of soap bubbles and thread are captured through the lens of the innovative artist Tomoya Matsuura in this fascinating series of photographs entitled Conduction. Each abstract image represents the artist’s interpretation of the energy and mystery of the Universe and of life itself through the science of conduction.
Else Vases by Michal Fargo
Else is a project dealing with the gaps between craft and design. The aim of this project was to create different and authentic ceramic surfaces. By creating a different working technique that does not require molds I was able to design free forms that are not restricted by parting lines and pouring points...
The King Games, the Game of Kings
Legend has it that chess was invented by the Greek Palamedes to keep his soldiers from getting bored during the Trojan war…
Sochi 2014 by Populous
In the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, the 2014 Winter Olympics are currently underway in stadia and arenas designed by the world renowned practice of Populous. With studios located around the world, the architectural firm has already proved itself as the global leader in the design and construction of sports venues...
Woodwing Villa by K-Studio, Vois
Located in the northern Athenian suburb of Ekali, Woodwing Villa is a stunning family residence which stands on a generous site surrounded by pine trees. It is a structure which fulfills the diverse needs of its occupants as a summer and winter home through its well planned indoor and outdoor spaces.