An ode to the sun, timeless, and yet the clock of the world,
through space and time, a story of the
growth of fruits and civilizations,
the eternal stability of cedar and sandalwood
sandalwood and soft vanilla,
the moment located in
uplifting, heavenly grace.
A woodland of man-made and native trees has sprung up in Shanghai, named Solar Trees Marketplace, designed by Koichi Takada Architects. It even generates its own solar power.
A refuge full of Mediterranean history and nature: THE LODGE, a new luxury retreat that is unique to Mallorca, will open from the end of May 2023. The elegant country estate with only 24 exquisite suites…
Can a 1960s spa house be transformed into a stylish hotel? Oh, yes! The proof: the new “The Comodo” in the Austrian spa town of Bad Gastein, which now offers alpine wellness with a designer look. Architect Piotr Wisniewski describes what it took to make it happen.
Sydney’s new architectural icon, the 3XN-designed Quay Quarter Tower, was named World Building of the Year 2022 at the fifteenth annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Lisbon. It also won the International High-Rise Award 2022/23…
The Vertical Panorama Pavilion, designed by Berlin-based studio Other Spaces, offers a special kind of experience: tasting California wine amid unique art and design.
HOMMÉS Studio & TAPIS Studio present NEOCOSMOS – TAKE ME TO THE SUN, a cosmic exhibition that will take part in Milan Design Week 18-23 April on the Palazzo delle Meraviglie at Museo Bagatti Valsecchi on MonteNapoleone District.
At boot Düsseldorf, Ferretti Yachts presented the first model in the new range that creates a limitless experience of sky and sea…
Nestled on the promontory overlooking the waters of Cala Creta, the Il Gattopardo di Lampedusa is a historic hotel on the island of the same name that fits harmoniously into the surrounding landscape with its 10 rooms obtained from as many dammusi (traditional Sicilian stone houses), different from one another in terms of conformation, but united by the same style.
If walls could talk, they would have a lot to tell: The magnificent Fort Barwara in Rajasthan dates back to the 14th century and was originally owned by a royal family. Now the Six Senses Group, known for its extraordinary houses, has turned it into a fascinating oasis of relaxation. Carefully restored and converted with a focus on sustainability, the dream hotel in the Indian palace invites you on a fairytale journey through time into the history and culture of the country …
With his first hotel project, Brazilian star architect Marcio Kogan has created a special kind of sustainable island hideaway: The luxurious Patina Maldives virtually hides in nature, which it strives to protect – from construction to operation.
As the first object of the new neighborhood The 78 in Chicago, the architecture firm OMA has planned a dome-shaped innovation center made of glass. A building that is intended to advance research and promote integration …
Taking inspiration from mountain valleys and river courses, Zaha Hadid Architects designed the Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre in China like a giant sleeping snake. Including many sustainability features.
Nestled between the cascading mountains of the Sierra Madres and Mexico’s glittering Pacific, lies a new beachfront destination spanning 165 acres of Arcadian jungle and one mile stretch of pristine, untouched coastline. MUSA is for those who live in pursuit of their dreams, by those who dare to dream it. It’s more than a community; it’s an ever-evolving collaboration between cultures, disciplines and art forms that inspire better ways of living.
A design “grandmaster” was chosen by the Persian Gulf emirate to create an institution that celebrates its cultural heritage and landscape: the National Museum of Qatar in Doha. For this project, Pritzker prize-winner Jean Nouvel produced an avant-garde building inspired by the desert rose, an ornate formation of crystal clusters with overlapping discs primarily found in dry desert regions. And architect Koichi Takada continued this analogy with nature for the interior design of the gift shop.
So, what does “Noom” actually mean? While Sanzpont [arquitectura] and Pedrajo + Pedrajo Arquitectos don’t exactly reveal this, their “Living the Noom” concept is pretty clear: it’s all about a fresh take on housing. With environmental protection and quality of life as a top priority.
The design of the new Technical Administration Building of the municipality of Düsseldorf by AllesWirdGut together with Hertl.Architekten rests on the foundation of a permeable plinth and articulates the large built volume required in the competition brief as a slender tower of four interlocked tall blocks.
The ideal spot in Sweden’s magnificent forest landscape is still being sought. But Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s design for the spa hotel “Älvdans” already has what it takes to become a dream destination: Sustainable, close to nature – and almost as if the legendary elves were dancing