Amparo Museum by TEN Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 12 Jul 2015 8:06 am | Museums

Located in the historical center of the Puebla city in Mexico, the Amparo Museum was rehabilitated and resized by the practice of TEN Arquitectos and it contains several colonial buildings that are historically and architecturally priceless. The museum displays 4800 pre-Hispanic pieces from different sources and there is also a collection of baroque art and one of contemporary art which has works by the most important Mexican artists. TEN Arquitectos worked on the architectonic modernization and also on an updated…


Ingenious 45 square meter apartment in Sweden

By : Dennis Franklin | 12 Jul 2015 1:58 am | Apartments

This tiny apartment was completed in 2012 and it has a wonderful terrace toward the south offering an expansive view of the surroundings. Although the loft has only 45 square meters of floor area it manages to provide a lot of functionality and comfort and it hosts a kitchen, a bedroom, stylish bathrooms and a lot of storage space. it living room has side windows to provide access to the terrace and there are sliding doors to the dining area…

Beautifully designed apartment in Spain

By : Mark V | 11 Jul 2015 7:51 pm | Apartments, Interiors

The style of this apartment is unique and strange in the same time. It has a style very much alike with the southern Spain if you think of the colours. It has modern pieces of furniture and white backgrounds. The apartment has many things to offer, especially enormous living spaces. The design of the apartment doesn’t go unnoticed. You either feel inclined to accept it or not. Above the double bed you can notice two black nooses. So the owners…


Queen Alia International Airport by Foster and Partners

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jul 2015 1:39 pm | Airports

The architectural practice of Foster and Partners designed the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan which is the largest airport in the country, with an interesting design which also proves to be very functional. Taking their inspiration from the Bedouin tents, the canopy of domes that cover the airport terminal spreads over its entirety and allows it to expand further due to the modular design. The plan is to extend the airport to increase its capacity annually until it…

Richmond Firehall No.2 by HCMA

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jul 2015 7:34 am | Other, Urban

Since the fire hall in Richmond, Canada was 40 years old, the city decided to replace it with a new one that is better adapted to the needs of the community and one that was also an iconic civic building through its aspect. Designed by the architectural practice of HCMA in 2011, the Stevenson Fire Hall is on the site of the former one but an adjacent residence was also integrated into the new site. The new project hosts a…

Red Bull Music Academy New York by INABA

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jul 2015 1:31 am | Education

The Red Bull Music Academy was designed by the practice of INABA in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York and it occupies four floors of a vacant building transforming them into an exemplary learning environment with collaborative areas that make the traditional classrooms obsolete. The interior has curved walls which create the space for each area and the entire project spreads over a surface of 38000 square feet with the ground level extending into a former warehouse and thus offering…

Eternity puzzle in Perth by ARM in association with CCN Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Jul 2015 7:23 pm | Indoor Arenas, Sport Arenas

The Eternity puzzle is created through collaboration between the practice of ARM Architecture and Cameron Chisholm Nicol, and its design is a reference to one of the oldest buildings in Perth, namely the Roundhouse in Fremantle which has twelve sides. The futuristic design of the exterior tries to emphasize the importance of Perth to large-scale sports or entertainment events and thus the designers used the ALUCOBOND aluminum composite and painted the structure with Arena Blue, Cream, Black, White and Silver…

Eskada Club Porto by AAMD

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Jul 2015 1:16 pm | Restaurants & Bars

The architectural practice of AAMD designed the Eskada Club Porto in Portugal taking inspiration from the newest trends in night club design from places like LIV in Miami, the Allure in Abu Dhabi, the Mokai in Sao Paulo or the VIP Room in Saint-Tropez. The project has each room designed with its specific features to provide a unique blend which hints toward the vintage, the present or the future. A lot of materials and textures were used in the design…

Cave House by French Designer Alexandre de Betak

By : Mark V | 10 Jul 2015 7:11 am | Homes

The French fashion and furniture designer Alexandre de Betak also tried his hand at designing his own house in the Tramuntana region of Majorca, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. He took his inspiration from the caves and tried to use the organic architectural current that was so hip during the 70s to make his unique home. The floor is a mosaic of small rocks; the furniture is as simplistic as the ones made thousands of years ago, and…

White Lodge by Dyer Grimes Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Jul 2015 1:04 am | Homes

The White Lodge is a home designed by the practice of Dyer Grimes Architects with a highly modern look which offers all the luxury of the city life along with the peace and quiet offered by the country life. Located in Tandridge, England, the site for the building was originally a detached bungalow with trees surrounding it and a good view of the Surrey Downs district which still has a lot of traditional homes with pitched roofs. The construction permit…

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