‘Tower Town’ by Visiondivision

By : Mark V | 18 Jun 2015 4:53 pm | Skyscrapers

Taichung held an interesting competition called the “Taiwan Tower”. The organizers expected an unforgettable skyscraper and visiondivision surprised them with a very interesting project-a combination of more than 100 beautiful towers that defy the image of the modern aesthetics(a skyscraper in the shape of a tower), aligning the town to a 21st century style. The towers are slender thus they don’t occupy too much space. The town would be entirely covered with towers. The skyscrapers will create narrows streets with…


Amazing Art Deco Penthouse in San Francisco

By : Mark V | 18 Jun 2015 10:50 am | Apartments, Interiors

This incredible penthouse located in San Francisco, USA, and it offers a very retro design that fits very well with the structure of the overall building, with the tall ceilings, the arches and the columns. With a surface of 3879 square feet, this apartment spreads over the entire twenty first floor of the building and is decorated in the Art Deco style that sprung during the interwar period. The penthouse has three bedrooms (all of them superb), three bathrooms, a…

The beautiful Ponte della Musica in Rome

By : Mark V | 18 Jun 2015 4:47 am | Bridges, Infrastructure

Ponte della Musica in Rome, Italy has a historical importance because it is the first public footbridge to ever cross the Tiber since Roman times and it was designed by Buro Happold. The bridge is meant to function as an open public space capable of hosting fairs,ex hibitions and festivals and it can very well work as a tram and bus route,too. It was publicly opened in May of this year by the mayor of Rome,Giovanni Alemanno and the bridge…


Centra Metropark by KPF

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Jun 2015 10:39 pm | Urban

The KPF architectural practice renovated the office building of Centra Metropark in the city of New Jersey, USA. The American Institute of Architects awarded KPF with the National Honor Award, their highest honor, for this project. Although the building is five stories high, the design offers a horizontal composition with an asymmetrical tree-column and a truss for the fourth floor. In the center of the fourth floor is a rectangular carving which permits the sunlight to illuminate the ground level…

Dinesh Mill Bungalow by Atelier dnD

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Jun 2015 4:30 pm | Homes

The architectural practice of Atelier dnD designed the Dinesh Mill Bungalow located in Baroda, India, just outside of Vadodara city. They used the minimalism current as their guide and created a transparent space with a simple geometry to permit the building to connect with its surroundings. The location is filled with vegetation and this had to be preserved as much as possible while constructing the home, an aspect that caused several changes in the design. The house also had to…

The Hurtado Residence in Las Vegas, Nevada

By : Mark V | 17 Jun 2015 10:29 am | Homes

The Hurtado Residence in Las Vegas, Nevada is the vision of the American designer Mark Tracy of Chemical Spaces. The design aimed to capture the idea of a modern residence that is fit to welcome young guests with a joyful attitude. The front door is custom made,it is an 11 foot door that reveals an Italian striped floor tile,there is also a space for the elevator tower that works for all three stories and the floatins staircase is made from…

Volaris Headquarters in Santa Fe by SPACE

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Jun 2015 4:19 am | Offices

The Volaris flight company created a new corporate office space in Santa Fe, New Mexico through the aid of the international architectural and design firm SPACE. The project features high performance offices with a low cost that incorporates the values of the firm trying to become an extension of the experience that clients will have while flying with Volaris. The headquarters is spread over two floors with plenty of informal areas for meetings or exchange of ideas to provide a…

Modern Villa in Israel by Uri Cohen Architects

By : Mark V | 16 Jun 2015 10:15 pm | Homes

The Uri Cohen Architects designed the villa on a historic heritage monument on the first street in Yessod Hammala, Israel. No harm was done to the site, all history of that area was preserved, making this modern villa even more imposing standing out from the rest of the villas around it. The area, being of such historical importance, is also visited by many tourists, being one of the favorite tourist spots in Israel. The house holds an advantage, since it…

Dolce&Gabbana Headquarters in Milan by Piuarch

By : Dennis Franklin | 16 Jun 2015 4:08 pm | Offices

Located in a former office building built during the 1960s, the new Dolce & Gabbana Headquarters was designed by the architectural practice of Piuarch and it features a reinforced concrete structure with a continuous glass façade marked by several brise soleil in the stainless steel and with GRC panels reproducing the same pattern toward the courtyard. The project has two parallel volumes with a courtyard in the center and its design tries to optimize the original building by taking advantage…

Amazing Guernsey Home by MOOARC: La Concha

By : Mark V | 16 Jun 2015 10:01 am | Homes

Who would have thought that a 15th Century barn on the Island of Guernsey will turn out to be a contemporary house? La Concha is the name of the house designed by MOOARC, a combination between traditional elements and new styles in architecture. The modern house is comfortable and it combines natural materials like wood and stone. The façade reveals grey and blue stone and the tiled roof with its roof –top windows fit the surroundings. Another stroke of genius…

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