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Worrell Yeung updates apartment in former Manhattan hotel with “classic materials”

October 20, 2018 James Brillon 0

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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Tree Hugger / 4site Architecture

October 19, 2018 Rayen Sagredo 0

A Single residence in a 40’-0” X 60’-0” plot evolved from a rigorous inquiry into the particulars of location and program. Our client, Mr. P.V.Varghese, is a valued partner, in our collaborative design process. As a response to his design brief, we came up with idea of “Tree hugger House”.n“As an architect, one needs to design a built environment, rather than just being a shelter.”

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The Austin / Edmonds + Lee Architects

October 19, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

Built on the site of a one-time auto-body shop at Pine and Polk streets, The Austin is designed to fit into its trendy industrial neighborhood, which features a century-old oyster bar and a new-school barbershop that draw hipsters and old-timers alike. Its white-clad and glass façade lets in sunlight and city views; inside, architects Edmonds + Lee introduced the architectural idea of California Organic Modernism, weaving a carefully responsive interior design throughout the project’s architectural bones.

Official Design renovates Dallas townhouse to highlight its original charm

October 19, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Texas firm Official Design has refreshed a two-bedroom home in Dallas, Texas, focusing on the building’s original details and ensuring plenty of natural light inside. The Throckmorton Renovation involved the overhaul of a two-storey residence with a rectangular floor plan. Built in the 1980s by local architect Bud Oglesby, the house features high ceilings and

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Homes for Hope tackles homelessness with modular temporary housing

October 19, 2018 Calum Lindsay 0

Our latest Dezeen x MINI Living video investigates a prefabricated homeless housing concept for Los Angeles that aims to bridge the gap between life on the streets and permanent accommodation. Homes for Hope, which Los Angeles studio Madworkshop developed in collaboration with the USC School of Architecture’s Homeless Studio, is a modular system of prefabricated units that

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Residential skyscrapers on the rise in Manhattan’s Financial District

October 19, 2018 Dan Howarth 0

Long associated with Wall Street and World Trade, the densely packed southern tip of Manhattan is now becoming a sought-after place to live. Here are eight towers under construction or recently completed in FiDi that offer high-rise living Downtown. 130 William by David Adjaye British architect David Adjaye’s first skyscraper in New York is rising

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PR Apartment / pianca+urano

October 18, 2018 Daniel Tapia 0

Architecture and furniture project for the renovation of an Eiffel building’s, project of Oscar Niemeyer and Carlos Lemos, inaugurated in 1956, located in São Paulo’s downtown. The renovated apartment was very materially disfigured before the intervention, keeping as original elements only the wooden floor in the intimate areas and the granilite of the internal staircase.