Aviator’s Villa 

New York-based firm Urban Office Architecture designed theVilla for a retired airline pilot and used the idea of flight as a catalyst for their design. The exterior of the home is envisioned as a composition of disassembled aviation parts that are exposed to the outdoor elements, like the body of a plane. 

(Source: mymodernmet.com)

Tresarca House

Architect’s assemblageSTUDIO has designed this beautiful home in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At Tresarca, the materials develop a layering of mass as you move from the basement to the private realm. Each layer is representational of the stratification of the nearby Red Rock Mountains. Change of materials provides the variety of textures associated with the rock formations. Crevices between the masses form an oasis where landscape and water cool the space. 

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Evolution Door

Austrian artist Klemens Torggler has created this 4-panel entryway called the Evolution Door which opens and closes in a surprisingly elegant way at the slightest touch, folding in on itself like pieces of paper. 

(Source: thisiscolossal.com)

  • Posted 5 months ago
  • February 12th, 2014

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Heydar Aliyev Center

Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects in Baku, Azerbaijan – a cultural centre with walls that create a continuing landscape with the surrounding plaza. The outside is just as stunning as in the interior which  hosts a variety of cultural programs, its design is a departure from the rigid and often monumental architecture of the former Soviet Union that is so prevalent in Baku, aspiring instead to express the sensibilities and diversity of Azeri culture.

(Source: zaha-hadid.com)

Woodsman Axe Table 

Duffy London has created this beautiful table made out of solid walnut, oak, or ash and comes in the form of a dining table, coffee table, or console.

(Source: mymodernmet.com)

  • Posted 9 months ago
  • October 8th, 2013

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Louisiana State Museum And Sports Hall Of Fame

Set in the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase on the banks of the Cane River Lake, the design of the new Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame mediates the dialogue between sports and history, past and future, container and contained. Visionary and architect Victor “Trey” Trahan, founder of Trahan Architects, merged two contrasting collections that were formerly housed in a university coliseum and a nineteenth century courthouse into one new space, elevating the visitor experience for both exhibitions.

(Source: knstrct.com)

AER

Coordination Asia, a Shanghai-based architecture firm known for creating visually robust environments, completed a new breed of telecom stores named AER for AISIDI, one of China’s leading resellers for mobile and digital products and services.

(Source: knstrct.com)

Ikibana Restaurant

The Ikibana restaurant designed in Barcelona by local architecture studio El Equipo Creativo, offers a fusion of Japanese and Brazilian gastronomies in a unique ambience.

(Source: urdesign.it)

  • Posted 1 year ago
  • May 28th, 2013

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Graffiti Cafe

Situated just underneath the gallery of modern art in Varna, Bulgaria; the Graffiti Cafe is a gorgeous space that worked around the existing architecture to create something aesthetically beautiful to lounge around in.

(Source: inthralld.com)

  • Posted 1 year ago
  • April 11th, 2013

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