Museo Soumaya by Fernando Romero EnterprisE

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 Feb 2016 1:34 am | Museums

Mouseo Soumaya is one of the landmarks of Mexico City and it was commissioned by the business magnate Carlos Slim Helu as an art museum housing his private collection and thus giving the city access to one of the most significant art collections in the entire Latin America. The project was designed by Fernando Romero EnterprisE (FREE) which is led by Helu’s son-in-law and its façade was originally considered impossible to build being covered in 16000 hexagonal aluminum tiles to…


Altímetro by Darkitectura

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Feb 2016 1:31 am | Offices

Altimetrois is a project designed by Darkitectura in Colonia Roma, Mexico D.F, Mexico, as a space where tours dedicated to extreme sports are created, so the designers tried to design a playful and diverse space that adapts to the profile of the agency. Spreading over a surface of 145 square meters, the project employs a large open plan to give the visitors a sense of freedom and one of the sides has a floor-to-ceiling mirror to give the impression of…

University of Phoenix Stadium by Eisenman Architects and Popoulous

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Feb 2016 1:25 am | Stadiums

The University of Phoenix Stadium was opened in 2006 as the home of the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League and the annual Fiesta Bowl. The project is located in Glendale, Arizona and was designed by the practice of Eisenman Architects in collaboration with Popoulous (HOK Sport) with 63400 seats being voted one of the 10 most impressive sports facilities in the world by the Business Week due to its retractable roof and roll in natural grass field. The…


The AME Restaurant in Toronto, Canada

By : Mark V | 20 Feb 2016 1:10 am | Interiors, Restaurants & Bars

The interior for this restaurant was designed by the Interior design firm Munge Leung. Located in Toronto, Canada the AME restaurant is the place to be! The dining and lounge zones have been opened –this being the perfect excuse for creating the idea of space and making people socialize –and the zones are also fit for dancing or just chillin`. There is a private dining room that captures the idea of the latest supper club there is and this zone…

S House by Tanju Ozelgin

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Feb 2016 1:07 am | Interiors

Tanju Ozelgin designed the interior of the S House located in Istanbul, Turkey which combines the contemporary style with plenty of natural elements that is adapted to the owner’s needs and also acts as a complement to the surroundings. The interior predominates in natural stone and wood textures which bring it closer to nature but also create an elegant setting through the incorporation of modern conveniences. Each floor has a different motif and due to the sloped site the entrance…

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Feb 2016 1:01 am | Stadiums

Located in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium was designed by the Architectural Design Associates Ltd & Dominic Bonnesse Architects overlooking the North End Lake. The stadium is one of the three coastal stadiums built for the FIFA World Cup of 2010 and it also hosts a rugby union, soccer matches and concerts. The capacity of the stadium if of 48459 seats and it was designed as a part of the National Construction Week Program in 2006…

Winsomere Crescent by Dorrington Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Feb 2016 1:01 am | Homes

Located in Auckland, New Zealand the Winsomere Crescent house was designed by the practice of Dorrington Architects as a renovation that still maintains a lot of the original project but tries to open the home more toward the exterior in order to take advantage of the waterfront view and let more natural light inside. The original house was a brick bungalow and since the clients enjoyed the way the house was detailed the new design focused on maximizing the view…

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…

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