prada’s boutique store in tokyo has backlit ‘sponge’ walls designed by OMA

prada has again collaborated with OMA, the architecture firm founded by rem koolhaas, in the design of its boutique store in tokyo. forming part of the miyashita park shopping mall in the city’s shibuya district, the 300 square meter single-storey outlet offers a selection of clothing, bags, accessories, and footwear for men and women in unisex […]

takayuki suzuki architecture atelier drapes sheer fabric across the ceiling of japanese house

located on a mountain slope in gamagori, japan, this house by takayuki suzuki architecture atelier is built for a couple and their three children. the project is topped with a single slanted roof that unifies its multiple levels while blocking out the view from the neighborhood and the western sun. inside, the japanese architecture […]

Cool Contemporary Style Home In A Boatshed

Lavender Bay Boatshed is cool contemporary style home designed by Stephen Collier Architects located in Lavender Bay, a harbourside suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This awesome house is nice example how imagination can turn almost every object into cool home. Living right next to the […]

rivate car showroom by bureau fraai in amsterdam frames views of iconic jaguar models

Its quietly amazing how the european design always mesmerize the senses by proposing amazing features out of things that seems to come from clients ego, and even if the feat seems just to justify the needs of a random individual, the result can be pretty amazing if lands in the […]

bamboo club + cafe by VTN architects takes center stage in the heart of vietnam

The place were the bamboo becames a part of the city scenary… vinh, in central vietnam, has been a battleground for multiple wars resulting in a massive amount of destruction to the city and the surrounding region. renovation for vietnam’s biggest city in the central region of the country has steered […]

JR’s hut is a true australian home on the range, built by a two person team

R’s hut at kimo estate is an australian home on the range. typically for property value, location is everything. most people pay top dollar to be were the action is, but this project in rural new south wales has the exact opposite virtue. there is absolutely nothing around it, except for beautiful rolling hills. the […]

ENGEL House / CMC architects

© BoysPlayNice  Architects CMC architects Location Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Authors Vit Maslo, David Richard Chisholm Area 346.0 m2 Project Year 2017 Photographs BoysPlayNice Manufacturers Delta Light, Hansgrohe, Reynaers Aluminium, Rheinzink, Stiebel Eltron, NATUZZI, Corten, ABB, Corian © BoysPlayNice  LocationIn a small community in the Western region of the Czech Republic, not far from the […]

Nordea’s new Danish Headquarters

Copenhagen / Denmark / 2017 Built on a base of slate with scintillating, transparent facades, this bank sets new standards for work in the financial sector by providing an approachable environment that opens up to the city. With a tribute to the great Nordic landscapes, the new Nordea Headquarters rises […]

lily jencks + nathanael dorent transform 17th century ruins into contemporary country home

 the collaborative efforts of lily jencks and nathanael dorent have transformed a set of stone ruins in scotland into a contemporary and environmentally friendly country home. in repurposing the original structure — the remains of an old farmhouse — the design team has created a property that affords sweeping views across the region’s […]

rojkind arquitectos opens ‘foro boca’, a sculptural concert hall in coastal mexico

in boca del río, mexico, rojkind arquitectos has completed ‘foro boca’ — a structure designed to house the city’s philharmonic orchestra. the building’s shape was informed by the stones used for the foundation of the neighboring breakwater, with large sculptural volumes housing the concert hall and other programs. the project is located in the center […]

seattle-based firm, goCstudio, embraces natural landscape in the design for a local winery

in a landscape like columbia river gorge, built architecture must take into account the area’s changing, and sometimes unpredictable, weather conditions. seattle-based firm goCstudio has completed a 5,200-square-foot vineyard and winery complex for COR cellars that sits along the scenic route of old highway 8 in washingtonstate. from the site, located in the designated national scenic […]

giant bird’s nest in kenya lets safari guests sleep luxuriously above the trees

guests visiting one of kenya’s best known safari resorts can now spend a night in a giant bird’s nest, elevated above the trees. the exclusive accommodation has been built alongside a river at the heart of laikipia, a region that contains a host of safari lodges and camps. offering panoramic rooftop views, the entire nest […]

New AppleStore shines in the Chicago Riverfront #MacGasmic

back in 2015, rumors of a new foster + partners-designed store along chicago’s riverfront had been circulating among the apple community. dubbed its ‘newest and most ambitious store’ yet, apple michigan avenue will make its grand debut on october 20, 2017. intended as a gathering place for the local community, the store will host year-round ‘today at […]

The Y House by co(X)List Studio

Architects: co(X)ist Studio Location: Austin, United States Team: Megan Lin, Frank Lin Area: 1936.0 ft2 Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Patrick Y. Wong Consultants: MJ Structure Engineer Construction Duration: 12 Months Construction Cost: $260,000 USD The spaces are meant to be lived, the places were we spend most of our lives […]

Tengbom Arquitectos y su diseño de una casa mínima para estudiantes #smalllofts.

Imágenes de bertil hertzberg Es una regla cuando se es estudiante, que si debes ir a otra ciudad a cursar tu carrera, siempre se vuelve un problema complejo encontrar un lugar no muy caro para dormir, hacer tareas y en general tener una vida digna cuando se esta lejos de casa. […]

El Centro FRAC en Orleans, Francia de la mano de jakob + macfarlane #arquitecturadebolas

El duo de arquitectos afincados en Paris jakob y macfarlane, han sido encomendados para el diseño del nuevo sitio del Centro Frac en Francia, una fundación regional de arte dedicada a mostrar la mal-llamada arquitectura radical, afincada en un centro de detención después convertido en hospital. Después de ser en […]