As part of a regeneration program in the Kings Cross area of London, a prime piece of real estate came on the market in the form of the redevelopment of the St Pancras Chambers by the Manhattan Loft Corporation into 52 units including three penthouses.
On the shores of the Coeur D’Alene Lake in northern Idaho, this residence designed by the practice of Uptic Studios represents a contemporary interpretation of a traditional log cabin, a beloved structure in the countryside of North America.
A welcome new addition to the University of Indonesia is the Central Library, designed by the international practice of Denton Corker Marshall. Through this new multi-purpose complex, the previously scattered facilities are gathered into one site conceived by the designers as ‘earth architecture.’
Alexander Wang found inspiration for Balenciaga Resort 2014 in the house’s archives in the small coastal town of Getaria in Spain. Alike his last collection Wang remained reverent to the legacy of Balenciaga and respectful to the house’s codes.
Blue Ribbon is an outstanding refurbishment project of a dilapidated penthouse apartment in the downtrodden area of Kypseli, Athens. The 50 year old building had seen better days, when Kypseli claimed the reputation of an upmarket destination before being deserted by its well to do residents.
An extensive renovation project entailing the transformation of an industrial space in the heart of Barcelona into a warm, home environment was undertaken by the practice of TC-Interiors. The Communicating Vessels conversion, as with most projects of this type posed a challenge for the designers in terms of dimensions...
Located in Franschhoek in the Valley of the Huguenots in South Africa is the Maison Estate, owned by Chris Weylandt. The villa type building houses the Tasting Room where a selection of limited edition wines may be appreciated and a restaurant called The Kitchen.
Bottega Veneta's S/S 2014 collection is a portrait of business class style and relaxed luxury. The show began with a man in a grey flannel suit that sparked visions of the late 1950’s that were all about ultra-cool Rat Pack vibe.
An interesting project undertaken by the practice of Techne Architects was for an extension to the Prahran Hotel in Melbourne, Australia. The hotel, in the Australian sense of the word as a pub or pub/eatery, is located in a simple 1940s structure with an iconic Art Deco facade.
In a generous space of 860 sq.m. in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, the practice of Yunakov Architects designed the interior of the newly opened Beton Restaurant. Following the current trends and the increasing popularity of concrete, not only for its durability as a building material but also as a design element,