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Light box: Marcio Kogan brings translucent clarity to São Paulo retail for Micasa

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Nordic Pavilion: Another Generosity

The inflatable structure designed by Sverre Fehn for the Expo in Osaka was in many ways a Scandinavian interpretation of the living capsule. The …

Go Today Shaire Salon is a minimal hair salon located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by CANOMA

Go Today Shaire Salon is a minimal hair salon located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by CANOMA. This is a design is for a shared salon used by beauticians working as freelancers who lack their own beauty salon. Today, as the sharing economy is becoming normalized and a variety of different ways of working are being created, a lifestyle that is less oriented around ownership is also gradually becoming more common. For freelance beauticians, not owning their own shop has many benefits, such as more …

Playscape is a minimalist exhibition located in Tokyo, Japan, curated by Mikiya Kobayashi

Playscape is a minimalist exhibition located in Tokyo, Japan, curated by Mikiya Kobayashi. Mikiya Kobayashi wanted to create a place for both adults and children to enjoy as a gratitude to the city, past customers, and those who supported “TAIYOU no SHITA”. With this exhibition, he wanted to express his own personal aesthetic. This exhibition was supported by Karimoku, one of the biggest furniture companies of Japan, with whom Mikiya has strong relationship with from the beginning of his …

House in Sugie / Horibe Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is sited on a path. Where old houses and tradition remain. At the end of the path is a Shinto …

Architecture

OKS CASA / saARCHOFFICE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> On the land around 2.0 Rai on Pattanakarn road, Bangkok, this private exclusive residence for the …

Swimming Pools

Renovation of Cotton Lab in Changzhou / Atelier Archmixing

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The client has been operating a clothes store on Tmall successfully, and then in 2017 they designed and …

Clothing

Reinventing a Superblock in Central Seoul - Without the Gentrification

<i>This article was originally published by Metropolis Magazine as "A Once-Maligned Concrete Megastructure in Seoul is Revitalized - Sans</i> …

Outdoor Spaces

Snarkitecture's BOUNCE Offers A Surreal Playground to Hong Kong's Waterfront

New York-based collaborative and design studio Snarkitecture have unveiled their newest interactive installation, bringing a surreal sense of play to …

Hong Kong

Shuangxi Academy / Duoxiangjie Architectural Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> There is an old saying goes like this: "Half of Chinese poets are in Hunan", which shows the most …

tea room

Mimosa Pudica / Horibe Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a railroad-facing apartment for rent.<p>The apartment plot is located in a low rise residential …

Living Rooms

8 Vibrant Installations by Quintessenz Create Stunning Spaces of Color

Founded by the Hanover and Berlin-based artists Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic, Quintessenz has its roots in both graffiti-culture and …

Streetwear

Housing development based on Hanging Gardens of Babylon proposed for Birmingham

Architects of Invention references one the seven wonders of the ancient world with this design for a residential development in Birmingham, …

Architecture

Floating Architecture

A one-legged teahouse suspended amid cherry trees in the Japanese mountains showcases the vivid imagination and designs of architect Terunobu …

Architecture

Heavens to shine with new ‘star’ as first space sculpture prepares for launch

Look up into the night sky towards the end of October and you may catch sight of a brand new ‘star’ twinkling in the cosmos.<p>The tiny speck of light is not the offspring of a seething nebula, but the world’s first space sculpture, which will orbit the Earth for three weeks this autumn.<p>The length of …

Space Exploration

MAD wins international competition for shenzhen bay square masterplan and architecture design

<b>MAD architects has won two international competitions to develop shenzhen bay square in an ambitious urban project comprising a 36-hectare masterplan</b> …

Skyscrapers

Huangshi Urban Complex / AUBE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Facing endless Daye Lake and backed by the emerging ecological new city, Huangshi Urban Complex is …

Ecology

Yan Ji You Flagship Store in K11 Guangzhou / Karv One Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Once again, Karv One looked beyond the conventional design expressions of Jan Ji You and came up with an …

Li Ao

S-House Renovation / ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Our plan was to renovate a two-storied house with a total floor area of 91 m², located in Suita City, …

Architecture

Theo Jansen Debuts His Newly Slimmed Down Wind Powered Walking Strandbeest For 2018

For years we’ve been writing about Dutch artist Theo Jansen and his Strandbeests, incredible wind-powered walking sculptures, and those inspired by …

Sculpture

AMO’s First China Exhibition Design Revealed in Beijing

OMA's research and design practice AMO has opened <i>True Me</i>, the studio's first exhibition design in China. Built in the 798 Art Factory in Beijing, …

Fashion Shows

Diffused Light: How to Design 'Lantern Buildings' With Self-Supporting Glass Walls

Recurrently we see how architects opt for translucent facades to create the envelopes of their buildings, promoting the entry of a large amount of …

Architecture

Wooden "forest" forms an inner sanctuary inside Imaculada Chapel in Braga

This raised wooden structure, designed by Cerejeira Fontes Architects, creates a secluded inner chapel inside an old church in Braga, …

Architecture

Eight-storey sky atriums top a pair of skyscrapers by GMP in Zhengzhou

Gerkan, Marg and Partners has completed twin 284-metre skyscrapers that dominate the skyline of Zhengzhou, China.<p>Two glass towers, which rise from …

Skyscrapers

Ai Weiwei's Beijing studio demolished by Chinese authorities

Artist and activist Ai Weiwei took to Instagram to show Chinese authorities knocking down his studio in Beijing, with many of his artworks still …

Ai Weiwei

Barn Table is a minimalist space located in Shizuoka, Japan, designed by Shuhei Goto Architects

Barn Table is a minimalist space located in Shizuoka, Japan, designed by Shuhei Goto Architects. The project is a renewed interior and exterior of shops within historic shopping mall. Externals like rich greenery and brick-laden parks seamlessly integrate with the interior to provide a continuous experience. Curved tables snake around the space, providing communal seating, which can then be combined to make a large circle for parties and events.

Uncertain Memory / One Take Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Created by architect Li Hao and artist Zhu Jianfei, Uncertain Memory is an ephemeral architecture that …

China

Yunmen Mountain All-Seasons Ski Resort / ATAH + MADA s.p.a.m.

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> After Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the National Sports Bureau gave great …

Skiing

Cloud, Go High / Wutopia Lab

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Wutopia Lab was invited by Go High Fund to transform a 9-story office building into a new office …

Architecture

China Merchants Bank, Shenzhen / China Architecture Design & Research Group

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Shenzhen Branch Office Building of China Merchants Bank is another important project to have the …

Architecture