Residential Building Zug Schleife by Valerio Olgiati

By : Dennis Franklin | 14 Feb 2016 12:57 am | Other

Located in Zug, Switzerland, this residential building was designed by the architect Valerio Olgiati in 2012 with a geometry that alters the perception of space according to the movement of the sun while also giving the owners the impression of living alone. From afar you might have problems determining the purpose of this structure due to the interesting design with elliptical openings and ornamental edges, but these also have a practical purpose, being used to generate a sense of distance…


Camarines House by A-cero Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Feb 2016 12:46 am | Homes

The Camarines House located in the exclusive residential neighborhood of Aravaca in Madrid, Spain was designed by the practice of A-cero Architects and covers an area of 631.71 square meters with a bright and contemporary design that brings together this wonderful villa. There are two parallel vertical plans crossing through the building to provide the main idea for the design, while the rest of the house has been developed around the central axis with the use of several twin cubes…

Budapest Music Center by Art1st Design Studio

By : Dennis Franklin | 8 Feb 2016 12:33 am | Other

The Budapest Music Center is a project created by the Art1st Design Studio with the trombonist and music teacher Laszlo Goz as the CEO. The company focuses on promoting classical, contemporary and jazz music with a plethora of activities such as the Hungarian Music Information Database and Library, managing and organizing various events and also having a record company. The Database collects and classifies the Hungarian classical, jazz and contemporary repertoire so that they become available worldwide and it expands…


Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library by Adjaye Associates

By : Dennis Franklin | 8 Feb 2016 12:31 am | Other

Located around a natural setting next to the Fort Davis Park in Washington D.C., the Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library was designed by the architectural practice of Adjaye Associates incorporating the Guardian SunGuard 68 high performance architectural glass along with the Silver 20 in order to provide the best light transmission and best views of the park. These materials are used throughout the project covering all four sides of the library and stretching all the way to the roof supporting…

Apartment D by Simutin Design

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Feb 2016 12:09 am | Apartments

Apartment D is a project designed by the Simutin Design studio and it is located in a new residential complex in Krasnodar, Russia. The peculiar interest in the project is stirred by its choice of anglophile accessories and decorative elements throughout the interior. The designers concentrated their efforts in making the apartment as light and open as possible featuring two separate bedrooms, a kitchen and a large living room. These spaces are all visually connected through large openings and sliding…

Pad 67 by Dillon Chen

By : Dennis Franklin | 1 Feb 2016 11:57 pm | Apartments

This loft is in an apartment building in Taipei, Taiwan and it was called Pad 67 by the designer Dillon Chen from the D|C Interior Design studio. The loft spreads over a surface of 2200 square feet and it provides a modern interior which was adapted from a former five bedroom apartment into a more spacious one with two bedrooms and a guest room. The new configuration allows an open floor plan with the living room, kitchen and bar integrated…

Mariinsky Theatre II by Diamond Schmitt Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 Jan 2016 11:37 pm | Indoor Arenas, Other, Urban

The New Mariinsky Theatre opened on May 2, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia and it was designed by the practice of Diamond Schmitt Architects with a design that tries to give a contemporary renewal of the historic urban building. The Theater is across the street from the original opera and ballet house in the historic center of the city, one of the largest performing arts facilities in the world and the first one in Russia, built in the 19th century.…

BPGM Law Firm by FGMF Arquitetos

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jan 2016 11:30 pm | Offices

The practice of FGMF Arquitetos designed the office space of the BPGM Law Firm which spreads over two floors and can thus be separated into an operational one where the staff can do its work and a social area where the meeting rooms and administrative areas are located. The office space was placed in a radial geometry in order to provide each meeting room with a view of the exterior and to allow natural light inside. The central piece of…

Fendi headquarters in Milan

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Jan 2016 11:22 pm | Stores / Showrooms

The new Fendi headquarters in Milan, Italy was recently opened with Karl Lagerfeld as the creative director. Fendi is a part of the LVMH Group since 2001 and its products are distributed in over 35 countries around the world having more than 190 shops. The new setting is where the Silvia Venturini Fendi’s S/S 2014 collection will be introduces and it is located on Via Solari. The headquarters includes a permanent installation, office areas, showrooms and the runway theater. The…

Villa L by Powerhouse Company and RAU

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Jan 2016 11:10 pm | Homes

This luxurious villa is located in a forest in Utrecht, The Netherlands and it was designed by the Powerhouse Company in collaboration with the architectural practice of RAU. The inhabitants are a young family with three children and the designers tried to create a space that will be ideal for their needs, with an orientation toward the sun and a good view of the garden. The interiors are very diverse and follow the best principles of minimalist design to ensure…

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