All Projects

Lansdowne House

Affleck Riva

22 Jul 2014

Located in Westmount, a privileged inner-city suburb of Montreal, Lansdowne Avenue is remarkable for both its heritage architecture and its particular topography.  The street negotiates a series of steep inclines and plateaus at the base of Westmount Mountain As a semi-detached house on a hill side, the project is an essay in asymmetry. Westmount's past as an Anglo-Saxon enclave within

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Derindere Fleet Leasing Office

TeamFores

18 Jul 2014

The DRD fleet leasing company, founded in 1998, has become Turkey's largest locally financed leasing company with a fleet of some 26,000 vehicles. With a need for increased capacity TeamFores was commissioned to design a flexible, modern office, able to accommodate Derindere's future growth objectives, while boosting productivity. The brief focused on providing space for social meetings and

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W Chicago Lakeshore

Meyer Davis Studio

18 Jul 2014

New York, NY (July 18, 2014) Meyer Davis, an award-winning New York-based design firm have designed a distinctly modern urban escape filled with dramatic glamour for the newly unveiled W Chicago Lakeshore. The spectacular reimagining of the iconic Lakeshore Drive property forms part of W's innovative design initiative to invigorate the group's key properties across the Americas. To bring the

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Cooper Residence, Palm Springs

Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners

15 Jul 2014

When North-western natives, the Coopers, decided to move to one of Palm Springs' golf communities after retiring from Nike and teaching, modernism was far from their minds. But they became converts when they saw the low-slung, flat-roofed homes of Seven Lakes - a 1960's golf community of 350+ homes designed by Ric A. Harrison who, along with his business partner Donald Wexler, helped make Palm

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La Bottega del Buon Caffè

Jeanette Thottrup

10 Jul 2014

The interior of La Bottega del Buon Caffè was created through designer Jeanette Thottrup's vision of combining elements of both classic and contemporary Tuscan style. Muted natural colours were chosen for the walls, applied using traditional painting techniques. For Thottrup, the walls of the restaurant became works of art in their own right. With an emphasis on creating a calming,

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