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Located in the unpopulated outskirts of Melgaço in northern Portugal, the building combines minimalist modernity with the firm permanence of old stone buildings. Portuguese architect Nuno Brandao Costa built the home into the decaying facade of a rural stone farmhouse, which complements perfectly the rough terrain.
Kazakhstan based architect, Aibek Almasov unifies eco-friendliness, modern design, and nature in his 2013 concept ‘Modern Tree House’. The tactful design is purposed to be constructed around a tree lavishing up 4 floors through the center, allowing you to live first-hand with a tree.
For Linda Farrow’s first New York City store in SoHo, Studio Giancarlo Valle set out to create an atmosphere of earthy luxury within a compact footprint. Mixing materials such as cast concrete and rough plaster with more polished elements like onyx, brass, and suede results..
The Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club in Miami has been one of the most talked-about openings in recent times. The original Surf Club was founded by tyre tycoon Harvey Firestone in 1930. In its midcentury heyday it was the scene of beach-front misbehavings of the most exclusive sort.
London-based designer Michael Anastassiades created a lighting series titled “Arrangement” for design imprint Flos at this year’s Milan Design Week.
Two show apartments have opened inside Zaha Hadid Architects' 520 West 28th project, nearing completion in New York's Chelsea. With construction work on the 11-storey luxury condo building almost complete, developer Related Companies is hoping to entice buyers to snap up the remaining units.
The private facilities, also designed by the Swiss architects, span 17,000 square feet (1,5880 square metres) across the ninth and 10th floors of the 60-storey building at 56 Leonard Street.Concrete is used predominantly across the two levels, which are connected up a sculptural circular staircase also made from the material.
One of the most satisfying things for an Architect must be when the client presents an opportunity to radically overhaul a building that has been left to decay, giving them the chance to inject much needed love and transform it into a something truly stunning. A great example of this would be MM House by Nicolas Schuybroek Architects, located in the leafy and affluent Chapultepec, Mexico City.
Designed by local studio AGi Architects – whose previous projects include a home that produces its own mist – Wall House provides a home for a family in Khaldiya, a suburb of Kuwait City.
Located in Melbourne‘s Elsternwick, Penta is a 125 square metre café designed by the local Architecture & Interior Design Studio Ritz&Ghougassian. A polished grey concrete floor is lightly ground back to expose loose ends of aggregate. Orthogonal concrete elements rise from the floor creating a coffee and waiting station, married with terrazzo clad plinths, which form seating.