The Meliá Milano deployed an innovative concept by architect Alvaro Sans and the architects’ firm Vittorio Grassi Architects for a full redesign of its large hall, restaurant, and conference rooms. The new spatial concept adds greater functionality, is greener, and meets the needs of a cosmopolitan customer base. Duravit is well represented in the bathrooms with the lines Architec, DuraStyle, and C.1.
MVRDV has developed a proposal to radically transform Eindhoven's Heuvel shopping centre into a green cultural quarter. On its roof, the design features not only a park, but also a stacked cultural building under a "glass mountain".
For a major renovation of a 17th century villa in Austria, Buzzi & Buzzi, a leading Lombard company in the lighting sector, collaborates with the SUPERFUTUREDESIGN* design lab, an Italian architectural firm based in Dubai. Together, the creatives of the two companies designed a project that starts from light as the criterion that determines every project choice.
The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) is pleased to announce the contributors selected by Artistic Director David Brown for the 2021 edition, The Available City. The initial list of 29 contributors brings design perspectives from cities around the world such as Cape Town, Caracas, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dublin, Paris, Basel, and Tokyo.
The Japanese architectural office UNEMORI ARCHITECTS has completed an innovative, geometrically structured small house, called House Tokyo. Located in a densely populated area in central Tokyo, the private residence comprises a tiny footprint of just 26m2 and a total floor area of 51m2, showcasing an architectural paradigm for urban densification.
The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has launched the Coral Bloom concept. Hailed as the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, the striking vision for its main hub island at the destination, Shurayrah, is designed to blend in with the island’s pristine natural environment.
For a private investor, Firm converted a 215 square meter part of this 120-year-old Warehouse on one of the busiest harbors in the Port of Rotterdam. The poorly lit space combined with a north-facing facade with just a few windows meant the owner needed to be visionary in order to perceive a bright and well usable office space.
Mondeal Heights, a project of blocher partners india, is one of Ahmedabads iconic landmarks. Since it has recently won the “Trends Excellence Awards” it can also be called “Commercial Project of 2019”. The multifunctional high-end ensemble for business on 58,000 square metres integrates itself perfectly within the city scape.
A new home for two families brings new life to a quiet Montréal neighborhood dating back to the 50’s and 60’s. In its own, unassuming way, this recent building is part of a movement that is gradually transforming Montréal’s traditional streets, as a growing number of young families are moving in.
Montréal is known for its lively neighborhoods and its traditional streets, lined with two- and three-story row houses. Often built in the first half of the 20th Century, these homes no longer correspond to today’s lifestyles. In the hope of preserving this urban heritage, a number of architects are now attempting to give these homes a new lease on life.
To update an existing home in Forest Hill, Toronto, local firm Reigo & Bauer executed a total renovation and interior design that unifies the home’s formerly disparate areas, modernizing them functionally and aesthetically.
The suspension footbridge in Tianmen, China, spans two mountains, and its design simulates that of the surrounding snow-capped mountain landscape. Further, it responds to the cloud-edge effect, capturing direct and reflected light to increase solar energy production.