COR by Oppenheim Architecture + Design

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jun 2015 8:02 pm | Skyscrapers

COR is a sustainable mixed-se condominium building, the first of its kind in Miami, Florida and it was designed by the practice of Oppenheim Architecture + Design to feature a highly synergistic combination of architecture, structural engineering and ecology. The structure is located 300 feet above the Design District and its power output is provided through wind turbines, photovoltaic panels and solar hot water generation taking maximum advantage of the sustainable elements to protect the environment as much as possible…


Foursquare Headquarters in New York

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jun 2015 1:56 pm | Offices

Foursquare is the social networking website that is designed especially for mobile devices and allows you to find friends near you by using your location through the GPS from your device. It allows you to check in and to send messages to your friends while you’re out and each time they check in a reward system awards them with points or badges. The  Foursquare headquarters is located in Soho, New York and it combines the modern interior design with elements…

Casa San Sen by Alejandro Sanchez Garcia

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jun 2015 7:53 am | Homes

Designed by the architectural practice of Alejandro Sanchez Garcia, the Casa San Sen is an exotic refuge where the inhabitants can relax and forget the daily concerns while admiring the picturesque surroundings. Located in the Valle de Bravo, Mexico, the home is situated on an irregular terrain that required it to be raised above the ground level through several metallic pillars. The exterior of the house features a combination of rustic and modern elements that fit in very well with…


Sportplaza Mercator by VenhoevenCS

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jun 2015 1:51 am | Sport Arenas, Urban

The De Baarsjes neighborhood in Amsterdam hosts people from 129 different countries and this project was designed by the practice of VenhoevenCS as a means of improving the community’s life. They created an attractive landmark with plenty of tempting options such as swimming pools, a therapy pool, fitness, aerobics, a sauna or steam bath and a party center. There is also a café and a restaurant in the plaza and the children can be hosted in a childcare area. Since…

Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche Hotel by Patrick Genard

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Jun 2015 7:48 pm | Hotels & Spas

This luxury hotel brand can now pride itself with eight splendid hotels in Morocco’s best destinations. The Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche is right in the middle of the business district close to the imposing Hassan II Mosque and it has the most remarkable architecture, making it a unique attraction in the city. The Belgian architect Patrick Genard offered a combination of a lot of architectural styles with stylized zellij as decorations and glass facades surrounding the building to create a…

Trollwall Restaurant in Norway by RRA

By : Mark V | 10 Jun 2015 1:39 pm | Restaurants & Bars

Winning the first prize in an invited competition for their project, the Norwegian firm of Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, designed the Trollwall Restaurant and Service in the town of Trollveggen, Norway. Standing right at the feet of the mountain this site offers an amazing view and makes you feel like you have reached a special place. With this natural monument next to it, the building tries to maintain the natural colors of the surroundings while also adding something new and original…

Xixi Wetland Art Village by Wang Weijen Architecture

By : Mark V | 10 Jun 2015 7:32 am | Other

Located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang in China, the Xixi Wetland Art Village was designed in 2011 by the practice of Wang Weijen Architecture as an amazing architectural tour de force. Surveying the nearby lake and also offering a perspective of the mountain, the design tries to be a synthesis of all the elements and the geometry of the building itself is a composition of abstract landscaping. From the interior each of the windows is carefully planned to picture one of the…

Open Box House project by A-Cero

By : Mark V | 10 Jun 2015 1:27 am | Homes

Located in Madrid, Spain the beautiful Open Box House project was designed by the Spanish studio A-cero. Due to its architecture the house seems spacious and modern. The house doesn’t go unnoticed because its exterior draws attention: natural colours were used for the facades. Deep green was used that contrasts with the stone pathway. The back garden reveals a large swimming pool. During the night, the atmosphere seems enchanted since the artificial lighting creates a spectacular effect: both the house…

Stylish and Colorful Warsaw Apartment

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Jun 2015 7:23 pm | Apartments

Modern design tries to stay away from strong colors and contrasts and rather opts for the neutral tones for its spaces and furnishings, but sometimes a different approach can result in unexpected results, such as in this case. This apartment is located close to the central area of Warsaw, Poland and it tries to combine different styles to provide a hybrid between luxuriant design and minimalist tones, thus offering an unsettling but unique interior. There is a glass wall which…

Amazing 28 Storey Kowloon Office Tower in China

By : Mark V | 9 Jun 2015 1:19 pm | Skyscrapers

The Kowloon Office Tower is part of the Kowloon Bay businesses and it`s a beautiful 28 storey skyscraper with an interesting green twist at the bottom. Aedas Architecture designed the place and the first attraction is the zigzagged carpark that is covered in bushes-quite an original addition,if you come to think of it. The tower has a multifunctional perspective since it can run as a space for offices but it also includes retails spaces and at its base you can…

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