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tato architects animates retro hotel in japan with colorful curtains and eclectic furnishings

the building consists of a concrete shell that can easily adapt to house a variety of different functions.
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drawings and drone shots detail zaha hadid’s one thousand museum as it nears full height

the tower, which will climb to 62 floors, already boasts a striking exoskeleton that will eventually comprise close to 5,000 individual pieces.

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coop himmelb(l)au’s spiraling ‘house of bread’ is conceived as a cabinet of curiosities

the building comprises two main components: a box-shaped plinth that can be used for events, and a two-storey exhibition area that floats above.

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Frank Lloyd Wright subverted typical art-gallery layouts with spiral Guggenheim museum

Our week of celebrating the 150th anniversary of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth by examining his most important projects ends with the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum in New York, which he designed as a spiral ramp for viewing avant-garde ar…

nendo’s first public space features stepped saucers that reference ancient japanese tombs

the masterplan seeks to revitalize the community for both residents and tourists, with new events space, leisure facilities, and information kiosks.

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jean nouvel plans to populate são paulo’s rosewood tower with trees and lush greenery

once complete, the 100 meter-tall building will contain two restaurants, a bar and caviar lounge, three swimming pools, a spa, and a fitness area.

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alf dafrè showcases italian-made furniture at salone del mobile 2017

highlighting italian craftsmanship, alf dafrè debuts furniture pieces in collaboration with designers; gordon guillaumier, giulio iacchetti, enrio cesana and carlo trevisani.

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BMW concept 8 series in close detail at concorso d’eleganza villa d’este

at the world premier of the BMW ‘concept 8’ series, designboom interviewed adrian van hooydonk, senior VP of BMW group design, who discusses the car’s more sculptural and sophisticated design language.

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rolls-royce sweptail coupé pays homage to the world of racing yachts

one year ago rolls-royce presented ‘vision next 100‘ concept to the world, it applied its coachbuilding heritage to inspire its future clientele. this vehicle envisaged a world of personal luxury mobility where new technologies would allow every rolls-royce to be designed in their owners’ image. such a vehicle would represent a personal, bespoke motor car […]

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‘the shed’ cultural venue by DS+R and rockwell group moves towards completion in new york

currently under construction where the high line meets hudson yards, the institution is scheduled to open to the public in spring 2019.

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damien hirst’s venice underwater fantasy exhibition ‘treasures’

‘treasures from the wreck of the unbelievable ‘ is currently on show at palazzo grassi and punta della dogana. this is the first time that art collector françois pinault has designated both of his sites to one artist. see the installment of the centerpiece in the foyer of palazzo grassi, ‘demon with bowl’, a more than 18 meter tall sculpture.

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pitsou kedem architects transforms old jaffa house into a ‘modern cave’ in israel

the design team has united the home’s existing spaces, turning them from small individual rooms into a sequence of brightly lit, functional spaces.

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OMA-designed ‘white cube’ gallery in DR congo highlights the plight of plantation workers

the institution will attract the financial backing and the awareness needed for workers to buy back land, and develop a new economic and ecological model.

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