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…

The Memory House by A-cero

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Jul 2015 6:59 pm | Homes

The architectural practice of A-cero designed the Memory House in the area if La Moraleja in the northern side of Madrid, Spain right next to a golf course in order to promote urbanization in the region. The area has a perimeter intrusion detection security system ensuring 24 hour security and a centralized management with closed circuit TV, access control system for the common areas which is linked to the police. Each apartment also has smoke detection systems, an alarm and…

Flatiron Loft

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Jul 2015 12:53 pm | Apartments

Located in the famous Flatiron Building in Manhattan, New York the Flatiron Loft features a bright and modern interior with four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The apartment spreads over a surface of 3000 square feet and has two floors to provide a comfortable and contemporary loft. Each of the rooms has its own personality created by the artworks that abound throughout and the furnishings are carefully picked to provide the optimal ambiance. The dining area has a…

Facetada by AndreuCarulla Studio

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Jul 2015 6:51 am | Other

This limited edition ceiling lamp was created in 2013 by the AndreuCarulla Studio and it is called Facetada due to the fact that it is created from the Facetat dish. The project is created through a new manufacturing system which begins with a flat sheet and models its geometry according to the desires of the creator, offering unique pieces each time. The handmade item features 20 watt LEDs and the light is reflected on the ceiling to create a wonderful…

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