Worldly Apartment by Leks Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jul 2015 5:38 am | Apartments

Located in Kiev, Ukraine this apartment features a contemporary design that adds several eclectic elements in the blend to provide a homogenous and highly functional space. Designed by the practice of Leks Architects, this project doesn’t aim at minimalism but rather tries to offer a lot of options and diversity. The finishing is stylish and provides comfort while each side of the apartment offers elements from different parts of the globe, giving us the impression that the owners are persons…


Smokehouse Room and SHRoom by Busride Design Studio

By : Mark V | 5 Jul 2015 11:29 pm | Interiors, Restaurants & Bars

The Smokehouse Room is a modern restaurant from New Delhi, India, with a wonderful nightclub next to it called SHRoom, both of them designed by the people from Busride Design Studio. This was one of the company’s most peculiar projects since the Smokehouse Room covers more than 12,000 square feet and offers stunning views of the Qutub Heritage precinct. The whole design involves shapes that fade in and out – sometimes it looks fluid, sometimes it looks like it melts,…

Kew House 3 in Melbourne, Australia

By : Mark V | 5 Jul 2015 5:26 pm | Homes

Located in Melbourne, Australia the Kew House 3 was designed by Vibe Design Group. The 60s and early 70s stereo cabinets with the slatted timber were the source of inspiration for the front façade. Angled steel posts that look like stereo cabinet legs help the house stay balanced and they make the house appear to be floating. The cladding used Silvertop Ash to make the house blend with the surroundings. Silvertop Ash timber has a powerful visual effect. The designers…


Gupta Apartment by ZZ Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Jul 2015 11:17 am | Apartments

The practice of ZZ Architects designed the Gupta Apartment in Mumbai, India as a high-end contemporary home for a corporate leader. Located on the 31st floor of a luxury building, the apartment offers a 360 view of the city and the space is also decorated with a lot of contemporary Indian art pieces making it quite special. The living room has a seating created by Sawaya Moroni in the center and the backdrop is the Last Supper with South Indian…

Solar-Powered Wood Skyscraper in Stockholm by C.F. Møller

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Jul 2015 5:07 am | Skyscrapers

The Danish architectural practice of C.F. Moller entered the HSB architectural competition in Stockholm with the project of a residential building made with timber and with rooftop garden terraces, trying to prove that wood can be much more functional than given credit to. The project has a concrete core and spreads over 34 floors with wood as the predominant material, since, according to the designers it is safer than other building materials when it comes to fires due to its…

La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science by Lyons

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jul 2015 10:57 pm | Education

The La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science is located at the Bundoora campus of the La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia and was designed by the architectural practice of Lyons with a tessellated façade similar to the hexagonal structure of the molecules. With a height of six levels, the entire building has hexagonal windows towards the front and the rear facades, some of them being extruded from the façade to provide an irregularity, while other windows are simply shaded with…

EIGHT Office Complex by PEOPLE

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jul 2015 4:52 pm | Offices

The EIGHT Office Complex was designed by the architectural practice of PEOPLE in the city of Marousi, Greece as two separate volumes that are linked through an east-west axis with the entrance at their meeting place. The exterior features a frame of white elements which adds a bit of shading and an impacting aspect, while the interior tries to offer various arrangements that come in eights, thus explaining the name of the complex. The offices are spread around a central…

Casa Cor Bar by BCMF Arquitetos

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jul 2015 10:45 am | Restaurants & Bars

The architectural practice of BCMF Arquitetos designed the Casa Cor Bar in 2010 and it is located in the city of Belo Horizonte in Brazil. The owners wanted the place to offer new uses and an original design which uses the light steel frame as the predominant material, due to it being simple and inexpensive. The building is clad in industrialized resistant stainless steel plate with mirror finishing on the exterior and matte on the interior and the entire body…

IFC Guangzhou by Wilkinson Eyre Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jul 2015 4:40 am | Skyscrapers

Located at the top of the Guangzhou International Finance Center in China, the Four Seasons hotel was designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects in 2010 completing the 440 meters skyscraper with the 33 floors of the luxurious 5 star hotel. The atrium of the hotel is huge, taller than the Statue of Liberty, and the guest rooms are arranged around it being very spacious, modern and offering a perfect view of the Pearl River that runs 103 levels below. The atrium…

The Muse Bar by HEAD Architecture

By : Mark V | 3 Jul 2015 10:37 pm | Interiors, Restaurants & Bars

The Muse Bar is part of an office building in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay and it can be found on the 26th floor of this building. The bar was designed by HEAD Architecture and Design. The client wanted a relaxing atmosphere where people can chill out and the HEAD architecture group followed the client’s request. The Muse Bar can receive around 92 people and it has two VIP rooms. It is an open bar and the name was inspired from…

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