Tetris House by Studio MK27

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 4:31 pm | Homes

The Tetris House located in Sao Paulo, Brazil is a minimalist residence designed by Studio Mk27 with a wooden box shape toward the east that is placed into a ceiling in the front to create an efficient yet complex interior layout. The entrance and the backside are connected through a living room where the space is delimited by a wood shelf with a fireplace and library. This is also where you find the washroom, stairs and dining area opening to…

Commerce House by Grade Architecture + Interior Design

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 3:28 pm | Apartments

The Commerce House is a luxurious penthouse aparmtnet between the Bedford Street and Seventh Avenue in the West Village, Meatpacking district of New York and it spreads over three floors with an additional basement all of which were renovated by the practice of Grade Architecture + Interior Design to provide a stunning contemporary setting. The brick façade was complemented by iron details for an industrial touch and the cabinetry and built-ins were all designed specifically for the project. Aside from…

Maxx Royal Kemer Hotel by Baraka Architects

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 2:24 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Maxx Royal Kemer Hotel located in Kiris, in the Kemer district of Antalya, Turkey was designed by the practice of Baraka Architects in 2014 to act as a boundary between the natural areas and the developed ones since it is surrounded by a long beach and a thick forest. The steep hillside is at the base of the hotel and it extends toward the top with 291 rooms of different sizes, 59 lagoon villas and 15 beach villas. The…

Noa Restaurant by Kamp Arhitektid

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 1:18 pm | Restaurants & Bars

The practice of Kamp Arhitektid designed the Noa Restaurant located in Tallinn, Estonia, close to the Baltic Sea, on a site that is surrounded by roads to the north and east but provides great views of the Old Town which is on the other side of the bay. The view is what set the tone for the whole design so that the building would be open to the sea and the Old Town view, while the other sides would be…

Leaning House by PRAUD

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 12:13 pm | Homes

The Leaning House is an impressive residential project in South Korea offering a overview of the Chungpyoung Lake and it was designed by the architects Dongwoo Yim and Rafael Luna from the PRAUD practice to bring a striking contemporary touch into the rural landscape. The house spreads over a surface of 127 square meters and the leading volume gives the shape of the open layout that permits more room than a traditional one since it ensures sunlight from the south…

Riba House by SVOYA Studio

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 11:08 am | Homes

Riba House is a country residence with interiors designed by the SVOYA Studio who began the project with the intent of making only small changes to the layout but eventually ended up leaving just the planning concept and some of the carpentry items intact, so we have a completely new setting. The owners wanted a modern home that would be comfortable and since they like florists this became the main decorative theme for the interior with a combination of natural…

21 Wapping Lane by Paul Davis + Partners

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 10:03 am | Other

21 Wapping Lane is a large mixed use complex with residential units located in London, UK which was designed by the architectural practice of Paul Davis + Partners to regenerate the historic dockland area to the east of the city. The development was done for Ballymore and there are five main blocks that have different heights, connected with landscaped courtyards. The south side of the complex is rectilinear but the north and canal sides are curved. The layout of the…

Luxurious Apartment in Putney

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 1:27 am | Apartments

This beautiful apartment was called “Britain’s best home” after being featured on Channel 5 and it is located in Putney, London, England replacing a 19th century townhouse with a contemporary, luxurious design. The apartment spreads over a surface of 1980 square feet with a layout set on three floors equipped with under-floor heating, air conditioning, surround sound, illumination for the interior as well as for the exterior which is comprised of the private roof terrace. The kitchen is fully equipped…

Wooden Concrete House by Nestor Sandbank

By : lau | 22 Nov 2014 12:00 am | Homes

This residential project is located in Kfar Shmariau, one of the richest areas in Israel and it was designed by the architect Nestor Sandbank from Argentina with a contemporary aesthetic combined with earthy materials. The upper floor is covered in timber and it seems to float above the ground level which is predominantly made of glass to ensure a constant visual connection with the outdoors. The living area extends to a terrace with a swimming pool and the house has…

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe Presidential Suite by Tihany Design

By : lau | 21 Nov 2014 11:00 pm | Hotels & Spas, Interiors

The Belmond Grand Hotel Europe is the first five-star hotel in Russia and it recently unveiled six new suites, one of which being the presidential suite inspired by the 20th century Russian artists. The hotel is located on Nevsky Prospekt in St. Petersburg, Russia and there are 19 rooms on the first floor with the six suited adding more space. The hotel will celebrate its 140th anniversary next year and to complement the historic neo-baroque architecture the new suites bring…

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