Rounded walls and textured surfaces lend Chinese museum appearance of a “stone rolled down from the mountain”

May 31, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Dramatic curved walls and roofs incorporate skylights and wonky windows that provide views of the nearby mountains from inside this museum near the Chinese city of Ürümqi. DongZhuang-Building Museum of Western Regions is located in the Tuoli Township, around 30 kilometres from the capital of the Xinjiang region in northwest China. The building was designed

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fran silvestre arquitectos plan zarid house as a system of terraces

merged into its dramatic topography is fran silvestre arquitectos has envisioned ‘zarid house’ located on the cabo de plat overlooking the atlantic ocean. the proposal sees a series of slender volumes intertwined and meet at the middle as they adapt to the descending terrain. this method optimizes views and allow the dwelling to protrude from […]

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Toshiko Mori and Maya Lin create buildings for Boston pharmaceutical campus

May 31, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

Architects Toshiko Mori, Maya Lin and CannonDesign teamed up to design this new research complex for Swiss drug company Novartis, located in the Boston area. The complex, called the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, is located on a busy street in Cambridge, near the campus for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Encompassing more than 800,000 square feet (74,322 square

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7 Examples Of Colorful Doors That Brighten Up These Modern Homes

May 31, 2017 Keely 0

  Fun, bright colored doors add a touch of character to the exterior of a house. Not only will the residents enjoy it, the people who pass by will too. So today we’re sharing 7 examples of vibrant modern front doors…   1. Between two floor-to-ceiling windows, the large bright red double door stands out among the exterior […]

These 3D Printed Jewelry Designs Are Inspired By Architecture And Geometric Shapes

May 31, 2017 Keely 0

  Megan Grace of Grace & Robot, blends the delicate art of jewelry making with digital technology to create modern jewelry pieces. 3D printing allows Megan to challenge traditional manufacturing techniques by creating jewelry that is unique in geometric form, pattern, and volume. Each jewelry piece begins as a hand drawn prototype, determining size and […]

OMA reveals designs for severed block on Boston’s waterfront

May 31, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

A huge slice filled with terraces and trees will be cut through the centre of OMA’s 88 Seaport development in Boston – the firm’s first project in the city. Dutch studio OMA designed the 18-storey building, featuring a mix of offices and shops, for the Boston Seaport – a “dynamic and vibrant” area of the city undergoing renovation. Called 88 Seaport,

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NUBO / PAL Design

May 31, 2017 黄馨仪 - Joanna 0

NUBO – as its meaning cloud suggests – is hard to pin down with its unlimited potential as a stimulating and inclusive play centre to encourage learning, exploration, boundless imagination. Children are respected yet always stimulated, while parents are encouraged to engage and interact with them through and through.