following the september 2017 earthquakes, which severely shook the town of juchitán in southern mexico, didier fiúza faustino has volunteered to build pro bono a new gathering space for collective use, to be completed in the spring of 2019. a public site of exchange and conviviality, cloud shelter has a capacity of approximately 50 people, […]
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New York studio Worrell Yeung has overhauled an awkwardly shaped apartment inside a landmarked hotel in the city, adding decorative marble and brass to reference its history, and a curved plaster hallway to clean up the layout. The renovated two-storey NoMad Loft is set in the Gilsey House building – an elaborate structure built in Manhattan’s
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‘cloud shelter ‘ features an outer shell made of rhombus-shaped panels, referencing the shell of an armadillo.
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A trio of dome-shaped structures enclose the Taoyuan Sewage Treatment Project in northern Taiwan, designed by Habitech Architects to resemble mountains, complete with a waterfall and fish pond. Taipei-based Habitech Architects designed the complex to provide offices and an ecological education centre for a sewage plant located north of Taoyuan. The domes unite the different facilities. Constructed from modular steel frames with
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For those who enjoy cafe culture, interiors reporter Natasha Levy picks out 10 eye-catching examples from cities around the world, from a Canadian coffee shop that doubles as an artists’ workshop to a Vietnamese eatery with its own fish pond. Pastel Rita, Montreal, Canada, by Appareil Architecture Appareil Architecture used a trio of colours to loosely
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An abandoned plot in Shoreditch, East London has been transformed into a 220sqm new build family home by architects Urban Mesh Design ltd. Designed by and for practice director, Oliver Lazarus, and his family, Volcano House is complete with four bedrooms, ground floor studio, a series of home offices and garden terraces and a stunning facade of bespoke ‘Black Volcano’ brickwork.
It’s been a month since Brazil lost one of its oldest and most representative assets. A fire destroyed and erased more than 200 years of the Paço de São Cristóvão’s architectural history. The building served as a residence for the royal family, and turned a great part of its collection into dust, with many of the items being one-of-a-kind. The National Museum is seeking to rebuild in the aftermath of the tragedy.