Neri&Hu draws upon Taipei’s urban landscape for design of Kimpton Da An Hotel

The bustling city streets of Taipei informed the interiors of this hotel, which design studio Neri&Hu has created within a former residential building. Situated in the Da’an district of Taipei, the Kimpton Da An Hotel is meant to be an “inner sanctuary” with plenty of spaces for rest and contemplation. Although the hotel has been […]

Reclaimed canisters prop up furniture inside Taiwan’s Ideal Gas Lab

Old gas containers double-up as table legs and plant pots within this office, which architecture practice Waterform Design has created for a company based in the Taiwanese city of Taoyuan. Designed for gas providers Jing He Science, the 270-square-metre office – which Waterform Design has named Ideal Gas Lab – features a series of furnishings […]

Very Studio brings light to Taiwan’s Sunny Apartment with vaulted ceiling

Arches spring up across the ceiling of this apartment in Taiwan, which Very Studio has overhauled to appear more bright and spacious. Set within a residential block in the city of Taichung, the Sunny Apartment previously featured a light-starved living area with poor ventilation – a majority of the home’s windows had been isolated to […]

White tiles camouflage Aesop store against Taipei’s urban landscape

The white-tile interior of this Aesop store has been designed by Mlkk Studio to match the materiality of buildings dotted around Taipei’s Daan district. The Aesop Daan Signature store – which is shortlisted in the retail category of the 2019 Dezeen Awards – is located on a quiet street corner, and takes inspiration from the pale […]

Zuo Studio builds arching bamboo pavilion over water in Taiwan

A pavilion of woven bamboo and steel by Zuo Studio arches over a body of water to create a shady place to sit in Huludun Park in Taiwan. Zuo Studio designed Bamboo Pavilion for the Taichung Real Estate Development Association as part of the 2018 World Flora Exposition. Its ridged form is designed to recall […]

Abandoned building turned into mesh-covered forest events space in Taiwan

Divooe Zein Architects has turned an abandoned house in a wooded area of a park in Taiwan into a net-covered educational events space called The Forest Big. The Forest Big is in a wooded part of the Shangri-La Park in Miaoli, in an area scattered with the remnants of an old theme park. The project has […]

KC Design Studio adds multi-functional furnishings to Apartment X in Taipei

KC Design Studio has squeezed a series of living areas into this 46-square-metre apartment in Taipei by incorporating space-saving furniture pieces. Apartment X was purchased by a young man in the finance industry, who tasked KC Design Studio with overhauling the space to accommodate his personal needs. “It is true that humans have the greatest adaptation skills because we can […]

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