Gyeongju Arts Center by Samoo Architects & Engineers

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 Jun 2015 11:52 pm | Other, Urban

With the aim of providing a new symbol for the ancient city of Gyeongju, which used to be the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Shilla, in the region of Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea, the practice of Samoo Architects & Engineers used a traditional style with a smooth roofline and tried to add a futuristic interpretation through the materials used. White porcelain tiles cover the exhibition mass to increase the light and also offer a contrast to the glass wall that…


Luxury Villa in Qatar by Muhammad Taher

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 Jun 2015 5:46 pm | Homes

The architect and CG artist Muhammad Taher offered a 3D architectural visualization of this flamboyant villa which is located in Quatar, as a proof of wealth and grandeur. The entrance to the villa features a dome ceiling and a curving staircase and the baroque design features touches of gold throughout. Other materials include exotic woods, marble columns and European fabrics to complete this show of opulence. The interiors are decorated with works of art and wall friezes that overwhelm the…

Stunning Bahrain House project by MORIQ

By : Mark V | 21 Jun 2015 11:42 am | Featured, Homes

The interiors and design consulting firm of MORIQ located in Hyderabad, India designed the Bahrain House project, a home situated in Hamala, Bahrain. Given the climate of the area, the house was built with comfort in mind at all times, thus the western part of the building is designed to protect the rest from the high summer temperatures with the aid of two roofs set in slopes.There is an extension on the other side which has extra bedrooms and this…


Absolute Towers in Mississauga by MAD Architects

By : Mark V | 21 Jun 2015 5:35 am | Skyscrapers

Keeping up to the name of the firm, the practice of MAD Architects designed an eccentric (literally) and original project in the city of Mississauga, Ontario, in Canada called the Absolute Towers. They consider that the skyscraper design became a bit dull and wanted to spice things up with something that will make an impression and also give inspiration to other designers. This amazing design offers a degree of harmony that is quite difficult to see in other projects and…

Modern Apartment near Gibraltar by MO..OW design

By : Mark V | 20 Jun 2015 11:32 pm | Apartments, Interiors

The MO..OW studio situated in Moscow designed an apartment on the coast of Marbella in Spain. The client chose this particular place for its view of the Gibraltar but he wanted to give his new home a completely different allure from the more common Mediterranean style. The excessively warm climate in the area allowed the use of a hyper modern style sometimes even bordering on the science-fiction, with predominant cold colors. The vertical plan was the primary focus according to…

Umeda Sky Building features the World’s Highest Escalator

By : Mark V | 20 Jun 2015 5:28 pm | Skyscrapers

The building was designed by Hiroshi Hara and the constructors were the people from Takenaka Corporation. The structure is called this way because it is located in the district of Kita-ku, Umeda in the northern part of Osaka. The entire structure is actually made of two towers that are 40 story high, connected between each other at their two uppermost stories with the help of an escalator and some bridges that cross in the center, where an atrium like space…

Miami Beach Convention Center by OMA

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Jun 2015 11:19 am | Hotels & Spas, Other, Urban

The Dutch architectural practice OMA offered a proposal to transform the Miami Beach Convention Center into an urban landmark through a massive project spreading over 52 acres. The new convention center will also host a hotel on its top and OMA will work along with the property developers Tishman and UIA, with the architects from TVSdesign and the landscape architects MMVA and Raymond Jungles who form the South Beach ACE team. The current convention center is quite obsolete and spreads…

Market Hall by Robbrecht en Daem and Marie-Jose Van Hee

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Jun 2015 5:16 am | Other, Urban

This building is one of the five finalists for the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award and was designed by the Belgian practice of Robbrecht en Daem and Marie-Jose Van Hee using concrete and dual-gabled timber as predominant materials, trying to provide a contemporary response to the nearby town hall and gothic church nearby. The site was used as a car parking before, and now the designers paved the ground surface and transformed it into a public square with a…

Villa C by Studio Guilhem

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 Jun 2015 11:14 pm | Homes

This project is a joint venture of Richard Guilhem and the project manager Denis Bodino and it became a really beautiful and contemporary private residence in the La Californie area of Cannes, France. They called their project simply Villa C and the designers aimed at a Zen-like minimalism with simple geometries and materials that put the house in closer relation to the nature surrounding it such as concrete, stone, glass and wood, each carefully calculated to provide the perfect harmony…

Pedestrian Footbridge by Bar Orian Architects

By : Mark V | 19 Jun 2015 5:07 pm | Bridges, Infrastructure

A new design contest was held for a future pedestrian footbridge in the city of Be’er Sheva in Israel and the ones who won the competition were the people from Bar Orian Architects. The bridge will be a standpoint in the urban development of the city and will act as a link between the university and the industrial zone that is meant to have a futuristic aspect. The climate is a major problem in this area so this is why…

Page 10 of 392« First...89101112...203040...Last »



Recent in: