Aenaon villas by Giorgos Alexiou

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 7:09 pm | Homes

The architect Giorgos Alexiou designed the Aenaon Villas located in the highest area of Santorini, Greece, a zone that is also very narrow but it offers the opportunity of having an overview of the surroundings from all four sides. The housing project is comprised of seven villas that provide a remarkable Mediterranean retreat with a traditional exterior that is in complete harmony with the landscape. The interior is bright and equipped with all the modern features while maintaining a simple…

Pearl Bay Residence by Gavin Maddock Design Studio

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 7:00 pm | Homes

The Pearl Bay Residence in Cape Town, South Africa was created by the Gavin Maddock Design Studio near a nature reserve on the west coast to the north of the city, so the home offers splendid views of the ocean. The site had a dune in its front that was higher than the rest of the site so the designers created a rectangular structure with two floors and a total surface of 600 square meters. The structural elements were reduced…

Cincomdos Office by JSa

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:54 pm | Offices

Cinco M Dos is a company dedicated to outdoor advertising on public transport systems and print advertising in Mexico and their new office building in Condesa was designed by the JSa with a double height space for collective use and exterior terraces connected to the project. The offices cover two floors in the Torre Amsterdam building with bleachers made of chipboard to create the meeting space and training area and there is also a game zone where ping pong and…

Zephyr Bike Storage Bollard by Barrier Group

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:40 pm | Other

Barrier Group is an Australian company which specializes in the design, development and manufacture of workplace safety, car park solutions and forklift separation barriers as well as the product we will cover in this article which is their Architectural Bike Storage Bollard called Zephyr. This small but highly useful innovation incorporates cutting edge architectural design to ensure a stable, upright position for locking your bicycle in compliance with the class 3 bicycle security measures and it can be placed in…

Charming Duplex In Istanbul

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:32 pm | Interiors

This exquisite apartment is located in a building from the 1800s in the Galata district in central Istanbul, Turkey and it has a single bedroom in the Akaattin Apartments complex with stone foundation walls and preserved original details to create a rich combination of historic and contemporary elements. This is the only apartment that has a direct private entrance through the original steel door and it leads into the dining room. The duplex has a surface of 2000 square feet…

Tigh Port na Long by Dualchas Architects

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:29 pm | Homes

Tigh Port na Long is a residential project located on the Isle of Skye in Scotland and it was designed by the practice of Dualchas Architects for a couple who loved visiting the island with their dogs and the unpredictable weather attracted them to create a vacation home here. The owners prefer a simple design with minimalist features and this is quite fitting in an area which looks untouched by man. The project is at the end of the Aird…

Les Quinconces Cultural Center by Babin+Renaud

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:25 pm | Other

Les Quinconces Cultural Center located in Le Mans, France was designed in 2014 by the architects Eric Babin and Jean-Francois Renaud as a complex that interfaces with the Esplanade des Quinconces, a venue where several events take place each year, and with the Place des Jacobins which hosts an outdoor market three times a week. The complex is below the Saint-Julien Cathedral and it sits across the law courts built in the 1980s with several residential buildings and the current…

House at a Lake by BBSC Architects

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:13 pm | Homes

The House at a Lake is a residential project created by the practice of BBSC Architects in 2011 and it is located in Mol, Antwerp, Belgium near a lake that encouraged the designers to create an open interior that would benefit from the beautiful view. The house spreads over two floors and the largest window is toward the lake, while all of the living and private areas have a view of the garden or lake. The two floors communicate via…

Flat for Fortuny by Maria Llado

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:10 pm | Apartments

The Flat for Fortuny located in Madrid, Spain was designed by Maria Llado with a white backdrop to make the classical moldings, furnishings and the eclectic furniture collection stand out while also increasing the overall feeling of space. The ceilings are extra high and arched glass doors and windows provide abundant natural light inside and a great view of the urban surroundings. The setting is very rich and casual with artistic elements in the living area that create a comfortable…

Santos Hotel Coast Suites by IlmioDESIGN

By : lau | 30 Jul 2014 6:08 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Santos Hotel Coast Suites in Ibiza, Spain was created by the IlmioDESIGN studio with a façade inspired by the island’s colors and its Mediterranean architecture. The hotel spreads over a surface of 800 square meters and it was built in 2013. Capturing the surroundings and lifestyle of the island through the turquoise tones of the sea, the sandy tones of the beach and the exciting atmosphere, each detail was created to represent the entertainment and glamour of the place.…

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