The Green Island Community Center / Estudio Cavernas

The Green Island Community Center / Estudio Cavernas © Denis Amirtharaj + 31 © Denis Amirtharaj Text description provided by the architects. At the heart of a municipal waste centre, home to 400 Burmese migrants, lies an island of green and a site where space, power and identity collide. Faced with decades of structural inequality […]

AECOM designs LA Clippers sports complex to resemble a “basketball swishing through a net”

Diamond-shaped metal panels will wrap this oval sports venue that AECOM has designed for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. The Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center will provide the new home for the NBA basketball team, including an arena alongside other training facilities, offices, community spaces and shops. As revealed by Los Angeles Clippers yesterday, […]

Egg Collective creates “lyrical and elegant” couch for latest collection

A sofa with “puzzle piece” cushions and a wooden table with mismatched legs are among Egg Collective‘s new works fillings its cosy showroom in New York City. The New York design collective has created five new pieces that have been strongly informed by its storefront in Lower Manhattan, which opened earlier this year. The collection comprises […]

Narcisse Beauty Salon / penda

Narcisse Beauty Salon / penda Wangfujin Shop. Image © Zhi Xia + 37 Interiors Designers Location Beijing, China Category Interior Design Lead Architects Dayong Sun, Shuyan Wan Design Team Yi Zhang, Yue Zhu Area 300~500 sqm Project Year 2019 Photographs Shimaotianjie Shop. Image © Zhi Xia As a high-end chain store brand for precision personal […]

AutoCamp X Suite / M-Rad

© Kristopher Grunert + 25 Architects Location AutoCamp Yosemite, 6323 CA-140, Midpines, CA 95345, United States Category Cabins & Lodges Lead Architects Matthew Rosenberg Design Team Patrick Lun, Agustina Alaines, Etienne Serveau, Leah Zeller Area 275.0 ft2 Project Year 2019 Photographs Kristopher Grunert Manufacturers Loading… © Kristopher Grunert Text description provided by the architects. AutoCamp’s […]

Three Rooms in a Roof Garden / Atelier Z+

Three Rooms in a Roof Garden / Atelier Z+ © CreatAR Images + 50 Architects Atelier Z+ Location Shanghai, China Category Commercial Architecture Architect in Charge Wei Zhou, Bin Zhang Partner in Charge Bin Zhang Project Architects Yanlin Jin (Architecture Design), Qian He(Landscape Design) Design Team Zina Li, Yue Xu, Jinwu Li, Dongni Zha, Lu […]

Superstudio co-founder Cristiano Toraldo di Francia dies aged 78

Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, the Italian architect who co-founded the radical design collective Superstudio, has died at the age of 78. Di Francia started the radical design collective Superstudio in 1966 with Adolfo Natalini while studying at the University of Florence. They were subsequently joined by Gian Piero Frassinelli, Alessandro and Roberto Magris, and Alessandro […]

Cheetah Plains Lodge / ARRCC

Cheetah Plains Lodge / ARRCC © Adam Letch + 26 Interiors Designers Location Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park, South Africa Category Cabins & Lodges Project Team Stefan Antoni, Jon Case, Wadew Nelsen, Emmanuelle Kuchocha, Luke Zanon, Kelly Titus, Tershia Raatz Interior Décor (ARRCC) Mark Rielly, Nina Sierra Rubia, Anna-Katharina Schoenberger, Tanisha Niell Furniture (OKHA) Adam […]

Apple offers new augmented reality art tours in six major cities

Apple has collaborated with New York’s New Museum to launch a series of augmented reality (AR) experiences that will see six large-scale virtual artworks take over major global cities. Called [AR]T, the AR experiences will feature works by seven artists chosen by the contemporary art museum, that will pop up across London, San Francisco, New […]

Sant Antoni Lofts / Roman Izquierdo Bouldstridge

Sant Antoni Lofts / Roman Izquierdo Bouldstridge © Adrià Goula + 42 © Adrià Goula Text description provided by the architects. This project consists in the conversion of an 1880’s apartment into two lofts, located in the Sant Antoni district of Barcelona. A new housing scenery is created by a succession of rooms that connect […]

Robert McKinley creates “shoppable” holiday rental in New York beach town

New York’s Studio Robert McKinley has created a rentable vacation home on Long Island that doubles as a showroom, where guests can test out a range of carefully selected decor, from z-shaped dining chairs to Noguchi lighting. The McKinley Bungalow is a four-bedroom home in Montauk, a coastal hamlet at the eastern tip of the island. […]

FACOL Offices / Ana Coelho Arquitectura

FACOL Offices / Ana Coelho Arquitectura © João Morgado + 32 © João Morgado Text description provided by the architects. The project for the FACOL industrial building started with the rehabilitation of an abandoned and obsolete pavilion, providing it with the proper work conditions for a textile dyeing facility. The second phase of the project […]

Odile Decq Unveils Her First Residential Skyscraper in Barcelona

Odile Decq Unveils Her First Residential Skyscraper in Barcelona Antares. Image Courtesy of Studio Odile Decq Odile Decq has unveiled the design for her first new residential building and luxury skyscraper in Barcelona, Spain. Called Antares, the project will be sited along the Mediterranean Sea. In addition to the architecture, Odile also designed the interiors. […]

Comic strip on Harry’s packaging foreshadows mystery item inside

Customers of male grooming brand Harry’s are taken back to 1950s confectionary advertising, through the comic strip packaging of their Mystery Item product. Harry’s looked to the aesthetics of Bazooka Joe – a comic strip character that was introduced on confectionary industry wrappings in the 1950s – for the packaging of its Mystery Items. The […]

Futurekind projects are designed for people rather than profit

Creating communally for social good has to be the future of design, says Robert Phillips, author of Futurekind: Design by and for the People. He picks out five projects from the book that demonstrate the idea in action. Part manifesto, part call-to-arms, Futurekind brings together more than 60 projects from around the globe designed to directly […]

Red wooden curtain surrounds nature reserve entrance pavilion by Sandellsandberg

A curtain of red timber panels drape around the entrance pavilion to the Eriksberg Hotel & Nature Reserve in Blekinge, Sweden, designed by Sandellsandberg. Named Outdoor Eriksberg, the bright red building was designed by Swedish studio Sandellsandberg to improve the quality and navigability of the nature reserve’s entrance area. It has a “textile look” intended to […]

Todos Arquitetura Office / Todos Arquitetura

Todos Arquitetura Office / Todos Arquitetura © Ricardo Bassetti + 22 Architects Todos Arquitetura Location Rua Haddock Lobo, São Paulo – SP, Brazil Category Offices Interiors Design Team Fábio Mota, Laís Delbianco, Maurício Arruda, André Ribeiro, Emily Shayo, Rafael Valença, Rogério Gurgel Area 2206.6 ft2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Ricardo Bassetti Manufacturers Loading… © Ricardo […]

Shipping container micro homes with green roofs planned for UK

Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects has obtained planning permission for a development of micro homes made from shipping containers with green roofs in Aylesbury, England. Gatehouse Road is a low-cost housing scheme that is part of a series of regeneration plans for underused sites owned by the Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust. Currently the site is occupied by […]

The Airport of the Future Challenge Announces The 2019 Winners

The Airport of the Future Challenge Announces The 2019 Winners Daoru Wang Fentress Architects announced the winners of the 2019 Fentress Global Challenge, the international annual student competition. For this 7th edition, under the theme of envisioning the airport of the future in the year 2075, students from more than 50 countries participated in the […]

Moscow’s FanFood offers football supporters a place to grab a post-match pizza

A goalkeeper-themed mural and football kit-coloured fixtures appear inside this pizza restaurant, which architecture studio Mast has created near Dynamo Moscow’s stadium in the Russian capital. Football-inspired decor details have been incorporated throughout FanFood in a nod to Moscow‘s VTB Arena – a local landmark that studio Mast felt it “couldn’t ignore” during the pizzeria’s design process. […]

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