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As unlikely as it sounds, Brazilian architect Fernanda Marques has installed a swimming pool in the courtyard of a duplex apartment in São Paulo’s upscale residential neighbourhood of Villa Nova Conceição.
The Brickworks Centre is a multi-purpose site that marries sales office, function space and display suite. The project required robust materials for durability, whilst also conveying the warmth of home. A sense of strength was established by inserting a monolithic stone slab as sales counter.
These sophisticated and elegant offices belonging to law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth are located in the city of Melbourne, Australia. They occupy four floors in the innovative and unique central building at 567 Collins Street.
Measuring a grand 2,000m2, Usine Restaurant brings an impressive presence to Stockholm’s energetic Södermalm neighbourhood. Consequently, the architect in charge must have plenty of confidence to tackle such an endeavour.
Melbourne studio Biasol combined marble surfaces with geometric elevations and pastel hues as a nod to Wes Anderson's film The Grand Budapest Hotel for this cafe in Chengdu, China.
British architect Thomas Heatherwick’s restoration and reinterpretation of the old grain silo in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) was always going to be a head-turner.
Architect Vladimir Radutny has renovated an apartment in the iconic 860-880 Lake Shore Drive complex by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Chicago, using a restrained palette to show off the architecture and the views.
Nestled away in the bucolic Dutch countryside is the contemporary Villa SG21, a creation by the studio FilliéVerhoeven Architects. The monolith-like structure follows the archetypal rectangle mould, with a twist in format, inviting steep, dramatic angles as its main visual attraction.
The Gallaria complex is located by the seaside, in the old train gallery, beneath the byzantine castle of Platamon, an area that counts more than a thousand years of history. The architectural intervention by online design architecture & lighting involves the following three areas.
A lace-like brickwork facade and an interior inspired by a couture jacket lining are some of the fashion-inspired features of Studio KO's Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech. Dedicated to the work of legendary couturier Yves Saint Laurent, the 4,000-square-metre building is the first dedicated fashion museum in Africa.