McLaren Production Centre by Foster

By : Mark V | 24 Jun 2015 6:42 pm | Other

The new McLaren Production Centre, the second project designed by Foster + Partners at the company’s headquarters in Woking,  was recently opened by Prime Minister David Comeron. The center has 34,500 sqm and it is located on the south west part of the current McLaren Technology Centre. The two structures communicate with each other through an underground walkway – and they also have in common the design and materials that were used in the construction. The entrance looks like a…


The extraordinary Allianz Arena in Munich

By : Mark V | 24 Jun 2015 12:40 pm | Sport Arenas, Stadiums

Home of the two professional Munich football clubs: Bayern and TSV 1860, the Allianz Arena is located in the north of Munich, Germany and its the first stadium in the world that has a full changing color outside. The construction of the stadium started in the autumn of 2002 and just three years later, this amazing piece of architecture was completed at the end of April 2005. The Swiss architect firm Herzog & de Meuron developed the revolutionary concept of a…

5 Manor Street in Brighton

By : Dennis Franklin | 24 Jun 2015 6:34 am | Homes, Interiors

The 5 Manor Street located in the suburb of Brighton in Melbourne, Australia offers a wonderful example of contemporary architecture with comfort and warmth blending in with style. The luxurious home includes four bedrooms, three bathrooms and has a lot of exterior space as well, such as a roof-top terrace for the best views of the bay and also a patio and a lounge. There is even an outdoor shower to wash away the sand from the beach and the…


Typical Celebrity Crib in LA by Steve Hermann

By : Mark V | 24 Jun 2015 12:30 am | Homes

The residence is situated in Nightingale Drive, Los Angeles and it is the former home of the famous stand up comedian Byron Allen who sold the place in 2009 for the amount of $6,250,000. But what does it have to offer? First of all it is features a huge pool, big windows that render the idea of space and provide incredible views of the surroundings, contemporary pieces of furniture and it has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The style of…

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

By : Mark V | 23 Jun 2015 6:24 pm | Interiors, Offices

Taranta Creations have designed their own studio and office located in Shanghai, China and named it as The Red Town Office. Located in a former metal factory, this project had a couple of difficulties to fulfill the wish of the studio to create two floors due to the existing diagonal steel structure. The distance between the structure and ceiling was too small for a traditional office layout and that’s why a floor was created just above the steel structure. Four…

The breathtaking Casa Hannah in Bali, Indonesia

By : Mark V | 23 Jun 2015 12:22 pm | Homes

The French firm of Bo Design created this luxurious villa in Bali, Indonesia and it was named the Casa Hannah project. Located in the middle of one of the most exclusive parts of Bali, namely in the Seminyak district, the place is also pretty close to the airport and just next to the beach. The design of the villa is very modern with light colors and separated into two symmetrical bodies for extra privacy. The yard has a large swimming…

House EF by Fritz + Fritz Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Jun 2015 6:17 am | Homes

The House EF was completed in 2012 and it was designed by the practice of Fritz + Fritz Arquitectos as a single-family home that incorporates environmental characteristics and is located next to a lake in Nordelta, Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The interior is spread over two floors with the public area on the ground floor which hosts the kitchen, the living room and the dining room with an L shape design to permit the best panoramic views toward the lake.…

Futuristic Villa Veth in Hattem, Netherlands

By : Mark V | 23 Jun 2015 12:13 am | Homes

Villa Veth is located in Hatten, Netherlands and it was designed by 123DV. The surroundings are quite spectacular, the house enjoying a varied landscape that has dunes but also bushes and grasslands. The owners of the place chose this location because they love the outdoors. The design of the house combines traditional elements with contemporary ones.On the one hand the path seems covered in pebbles-being very traditional as an overall image,while the façade of the house has a glossy black…

Chiswick Residence by Arki[vis]

By : Dennis Franklin | 22 Jun 2015 6:09 pm | Homes

Located in the suburb of Chiswick in Sydney, Australia, the Chiswick Residence was designed by the architectural practice of Arki[vis] and it features a large terrace that offers a great view and direct access to the waterfront of the Parramatta River along with a modern and stylish interior. The Chiswick Residence is a double home with a design that was inspired by the topography of the site which was excavated by the previous owner so that the new building was…

Apple’s New Spaceship Headquarters

By : Mark V | 22 Jun 2015 12:03 pm | Other

Apple is currently planning to build what is probably going to be the coolest office building ever in Cupertino, CA, a massive spaceship-looking building dubbed as the “Apple Campus 2“. The building, designed by Foster + Partners, is apparently so important to the company, that Steve Jobs himself went to a Cupertino City Council meeting to seal the deal a couple of months ago. A couple of days ago more detailed plans about the project emerged on the city’s website.…

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