Unusual Family Residence Design by Izquierdo Lehmann

By : lau | 18 Jul 2014 12:30 pm | Homes

This impressive project is a residential structure located in Vitacura, Chile and it is overlooking the Andes Mountains and the valley of Santiago. The project was designed by the architectural practice of Izquierdo Lehmann and it spreads over a surface of 983 square meters with a rounded interior courtyard as the focal point of the home. The large property is inhabited by an older couple and their large family that comes to visit often. The living area, dining room, kitchen…

Costa Blanca Apartment by A-cero

By : lau | 18 Jul 2014 12:27 pm | Apartments

This minimalist penthouse was designed by the A-cero studio with a bright interior that features a complex geometry and it is located in Costa Blanca, a town of the coast of Valencia, Spain. The apartment has a surface of 175 square meters and a terrace of 43 square meters along with a hallway of 6 square meters that gives access to the home. The living room and kitchen integrate together in an open space and there is also a pantry,…

Zefi’s Bar by Anna Dodonova

By : lau | 18 Jul 2014 12:22 pm | Restaurants & Bars

The Zefi Bar on King’s Road in London, England was designed by Anna Dodonova as a place where the clients can relax in a comfortable ambiance with elegant vintage touches that try to create a perfect spot for a good time. The location of the spot was taken into consideration and the designer tried to capture the local history with a style and furniture that have a timeless feeling without going all the way with the vintage theme as is…

Northeast Asia Trade Tower by Kohn Pedersen Fox

By : lau | 18 Jul 2014 12:19 pm | Skyscrapers

The Northeast Asia Trade Tower is a part of an urban regeneration project developed by the POSCO Construction and Engineering contractors and designed by the Kohn Pedersen Fox architectural practice as the tallest building in South Korea. The project took eight years to build and it recently opened in the Sondgo International Business District of Incheon. The tower has a height of 305 meters and it will contain dining spaces, meeting rooms, office spaces and a hotel with 423 rooms.…

Magic Mountain Lodge

By : lau | 18 Jul 2014 12:15 pm | Other

The Magic Mountain Lodge is an unusual hotel located in the Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve in the Patagonia region of Chile and is offers a mountain-like resort with 13 rooms that have dormer windows offering an overview of the eco-tourist location and a stone façade covered in vegetation and stone. There is a water spot pouring over the roof to water the plants on the hotel and the base of the building. The idea for the design came from a local…

Villa CP by Zest Architecture

By : lau | 18 Jul 2014 12:10 pm | Homes

The Zest Architecture practice renovated a former farmhouse in Girona, Spain, transforming it into Villa CP, a project that combines the rustic elements, such as the rough stone walls and beams on the ceiling, with a contemporary interior. This project was presented by the designers in the Biennale of Venice 2014 in Palazzo Mora at the Time Space Existence exhibition organized by the Global Art Affairs Foundation. The original stone walls were rebuilt to expand the openings toward the surroundings…

Capilla Santa María de los Caballeros by MGP Arquitectura y Urbanismo

By : lau | 18 Jul 2014 11:38 am | Other

Capilla Santa Maria de los Caballeros is a catholic temple for the Gimnasio Campestre and the community in Bogota, Columbia with a design created by the MGP Arquitectura y Urbanismo practice to spatially express the contact between the human and the divine through a levitating deck and an undermined space. The undermined space contains the worldly activities of the church and they were created with the idea that “we are seed from another land”, so each part of the program…

Modern Daniel White Home in Saanich

By : lau | 17 Jul 2014 1:04 pm | Homes

Located in Saanich, Canada, this amazing residential project was designed in 1974 by the architect Daniel Evan White on a forested slope that led to a layout in steps with several decks to host the swimming pool, barbecue area and the separate guest quarters along with coastline decks that provide an overview of one of the best coastlines of Victoria. The “Starchitect” White brings his masterful skill to this residence making it as stunning and as efficient as one might…

Patricia and Philip Frost Museum of Science by Grimshaw Architects

By : lau | 17 Jul 2014 12:58 pm | Museums

The new addition to the Museum Park in Miami, Florida is the Patricia and Philip Frost Museum of Science that is next to the Perez Art Museum and it is expected to be completed in 2015 when visitors would be able to enjoy the 500000 gallon aquarium that replicates the sea-life of the Gulf Stream. The project cost 275 million dollars and the Tank incorporated in it will be visible from all the five floors of the museum, collecting and…

Union Square Loft by Paul Cha Architect

By : lau | 17 Jul 2014 12:54 pm | Apartments

The practice of Paul Cha Architect designed the Union Square Loft located in a trapezoid shaped space in New York City where a department store used to reside with cast iron columns and tin ceilings that were preserved to add a historic touch to the otherwise contemporary aesthetic. The contemporary design combines wooden panels and louvers with sliding glass windows to create the perfect balance of light and shading to the public areas in front and to the more private…

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