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Start Up Room Fake Apple store bookmarc

Fake Apple Store- A tech satire in NYC exhibition

24 year old artist Desmond Yee has created a new exhibit known as ‘Startup’ which provides social commentary on the human relationship with technology and consumer products. The exhibit, which is located in Gallery 151, in Chelsea, New York City. At first glance, visitors might think that they are in an Apple store. The exhibit
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Bridgehill Residences - office conversion - bookmarc

Newest Milson’s Point office building conversion into apartments

Sydney property developers continue to change historic sites by converting ageing prime-location commercial blocks into luxury apartment buildings. One reason that accounts for this is that it is more advantageous (in both the financial and environmental sense) to strip a building that already exists and redevelop it, rather than to run the risk of trying
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Cut Paw Paw House Andrew Maynard Bookmarc

Cut Paw Paw House by Andrew Maynard

Cut Paw Paw House by Andrew Maynard Architects is a renovation and extension to a double fronted weatherboard home located in Seddon, Victoria that has been left deliberately incomplete. Maynard Architects utilised interior elements such as sliding walls, bifold doors and decks to create a house that the owners describe as “ridiculously inside-out”. The central space, between
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school house Rosan Bosch Bookmarc

A School House With No Walls

The Swedish Free School Organization Vittra operates by the philosophy that there are no classes or classrooms – instead, the students are taught in groups according to level based on the school’s pedagogical principles of ‘the watering hole’, ‘the show-off’, ‘the cave’, ‘the campfire’ and ‘the laboratory’ – didactic approaches that create different types of
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Le Orange Cube Bookmarc

The Giant Orange Cube … or Le Orange Cube

Introducing Le Cube Orange: an office building with the likes of a big slice of holed, mouse cheese… but orange instead of yellow. It has edge, it is modern, it is contemporary – sitting in the heritage city of Lyon it stands out against the banks of the Saone River; bright orange against the calm,
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JuryCafe_MG Bookmarc

Jury Cafe: A Decommissioned Prison

It was a designing challenge, bringing to life a decommissioned prison and turning it into a modern and energetic café. Creating a complete contrast, design company Biasol changed the interiors of a prison building with a dark past to a fun and bright space to be enjoyed leisurely, day by day into the future. Jury
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zahahadid_beeah_arabianoasis Bookmarc

Zaha Hadid designs a ‘series of intersecting dunes’ to be the new headquarters of Bee’ah.

Zaha Hadid designs a ‘series of intersecting dunes’ to be the new headquarters of Bee’ah- an Arabian waste and environmental firm. Standing only 18 metres high, the low rise dunes sit under the blanket of wind shielding Bee’ah’s workers from scorching weather conditions. Inspired by its desert surroundings, the headquarters lie in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
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Big Tiny Hotel Room

Concrete have designed a big tiny hotel room for Zoku, an upcoming hotel brand that caters for the travelling professional, located in Amsterdam. Featuring interior design focusing on optimising functionality in a compact loft style hotel room. Allowing people to customize the interiors, Concrete have created a home-office hybrid suitable for long or short stays. It
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Building Construction Bookmarc

3 Important Questions You Must Ask about Building Construction

You don’t need to spend all your money on your next real estate investment. Just know these 3 important questions about building construction. As a property owner looking to renovate a new home you may already have an idea on the qualities of a professional building contractor but you still want to make sure you are getting the
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The Iceberg Rises Above to Win 2015 Architecture Award

Towers of white cement rise towards the sky like whipped peaks, the Iceberg with its eleven unique pinnacles floats above all new housing buildings to be crowned the 2015 ArchDaily Building of the Year in the Housing category. Completed in 2013, the apartment ‘block’ was designed by the collaboration of architects, CEBRA, JDS, SeARCH and
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BbyB Chocolate Shop by Nendo

Pick out your chocolate like you pick out paint colours. Japanese studio Nendo took advantage of BbyB’s colourful chocolate boxes by replicating its packaging into their store design. “Because the chocolates are all the same shape, the packaging is modular: five bars of chocolate slot neatly into each sliding box, and five boxes slot together into a
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Chungha Building

Chungha Building by MVRDV

MVRDV was commissioned by Woon Nam Management Ltd to transform the Chungha building on Gangnam’s Apgujung road, a street dominated by flagship stores. The 1980s building that houses a collection of brands was a bit of an eyesore in comparison to its flashy neighbours. The advertising material for promoting its tenants ruined its beige natural
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Bespoke beach terraces Zinc

NEW WAVE DESIGN Bespoke Beach Terraces

International interest will be aroused when four new four-level beach terraces within 100 metres of the world famous North Narrabeen surfing break are unveiled. ‘Zinc’ – named in honour of the much-loved cream used for sun protection, not the building material– has been designed and developed by award-winning architect Mark Hurcum of MHDP. Each terrace is more
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Grand Wailea Bookmarc

5 Incredible Hotel Pool Designs

These 5 incredible hotel pools that will make you want to pack your bags and book a flight to these destinations! 1. Perivolas (Oia, Greece) Built into the amphitheatrical cliffs, Perivolas’s terraced gardens lead down to the curved infinity pool on the edge and it is designed especially for rest and relaxation. The best views are undoubtedly
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Monterrey studio Bookmarc

Villa built within a Mexican wildlife conservation facility

Monterrey studio Greenfield’s Kenji López Rivera has built a villa for the staff of an animal breeding facility in Mexico’s Maderas del Carmen natural park. This structure known as “The Cave” in Los Pilares, on a 5000 hectares conservation facility in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental mountains, where researchers are expanding herds of
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