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Peace Pavilion by Atelier Zündel Cristea

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Jun 2013 3:57 pm | Other

The Peace Pavilion is a torus-like project that was designed by the Parisian Atelier Zundel Cristea practice and it is basically an inflatable pavilion that has a trampoline on top. The project is exposed in the Bethnal Green Museum Gardens in London until the 16th of June and the inflated PVC sculptural project twists in a dynamic way which tries to hint at the idea of peace through its quietness, harmony and purity. The three arms of the shape allows…

OpenBook by TILT Design

By : Dennis Franklin | 31 May 2013 9:57 am | Other

The TILT Design studio created the OpenBook as a multiple purpose piece of furniture that offers a seat and storage space for books as well since although the electronic devices keep multiplying the printed books still have their attraction to us and this provides extra library space along with a comfortable seat to read them on. The OpenBook is the evolution of a previous project that TILT has, namely the Library Chair, which was designed with the Grade II buildings…

Oryx Island by HOK and ABS Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 31 May 2013 9:39 am | Other

We have seen grand projects before but this one is quite colossal in its scale, creating an entire new island off the coast of Doha in Quatar. The developer of the project is the Barwa Real Estate and this new island will be the host of five floating hotels which will be able to provide accommodation to 25000 soccer fans for the World Cup that is planned to take place there in 2022. As if this project isn’t massive enough,…

Jade Signature by Herzog & De Meuron

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 May 2013 9:55 am | Other, Skyscrapers

The architectural practice of Herzog & De Meuron, who won the Pritzker award, designed the Jade Signature building in the tropical landscape of Miami which will host a luxury condominium of 57 floors right next to the Sunny Isles beach in uptown Miami. The project was designed by a team which consisted of the landscape architect Raymond Jungles and interior designer Pierre Yves Rochon and it consists of a tower in the shape of a parallelogram with an underground parking…

Leaf Chapel by Klein Dytham Architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 May 2013 5:42 pm | Other

Designed by the practice of Klein Dytham Architecture, the Leaf Chapel is located within the grounds of the Risonare hotel resort in the region of Kobuchizawa in Yamanashi, Japan. The site of the chapel also offers a good view toward the Fuji Mountain and the Yatsugatake peak and its structure is formed by two “leaves”, one being made out of glass and the other of steel. The glass leaf has a lace pattern which tries to resemble a pergola with…

The Sungui Arena Park by Rossetti Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 May 2013 5:23 pm | Other, Sport Arenas, Stadiums

This futuristic sports arena was designed by the American architectural practice of Rossetti along with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and designers which also provided the master plan for the entertainment district, this being the first project in Korea to integrate a soccer stadium with commercial, retail and residential elements. The Sungui Arena Park has a capacity of 20000 seats and is a part of an urban renewal plan spreading over a surface of 22 acres which connects Incheon with…

Wuzhen Theater by Artech Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 May 2013 4:55 pm | Other

The Wuzhen Grand Theater is located in a water village in Zhejiang, China and it was designed as the host of an international theater festival by the architectural practice of Kris Yao. The giant edifice was designed to contain two theaters, one having 1200 seats and the other 600, which are placed back to back. The design they used is inspired by the twin lotus which is a suitable symbol for two theaters that share the same staging area. The…

Snailtower by Künnapu & Padrik Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 May 2013 12:01 pm | Apartments, Offices, Other

The practice of Kunnapu & Padrik Architects designed in 2008 the Snailtower in the city of Tartu, Estonia and it consists of a block with flats, several offices and a four level horizontal parking house. Spreading over 23 levels, the building has a ground plan that is designed as a spiral giving it a sculptural form that is the driving idea behind the entire project, the idea of a spiral being an omnipresent archetype throughout the ages and found in…

Antinori Winery by Archea Associati

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 May 2013 9:51 am | Other

This wonderfully modern winery is located in Bargino, San Casciano in Val di Peza, in Firenze, Italy and it was designed by the architectural practice of Archea Associati in 2012. The Antinori Winery has hills of Chianti covered vineyards and, because the client was familiar with the contemporary trends, the designers managed to offer an architectural project which tries to enhance the landscape and focus on the functionality. The roof of the building tries to incorporate the complex into the…

Stylish Wicker Furniture

By : Dennis Franklin | 15 May 2013 6:18 pm | Other

Wicker is the woven fiber which is formed into a rigid material usually from a plant but plastic fibers are also used and these are usually used to create baskets or furniture. Due to its lightness along with being sturdy and resistant to climate changes these are usually suitable for outdoor furniture where they also blend in very well with the surrounding vegetation. The persons who are bent more towards the practical will probably appreciate the synthetic wicker more since…

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