All Projects

SwissĂ´tel Zurich

IDA14 by Karsten Schmidt-Hoensdorf

15 Dec 2014

Contemporary Swiss design paired with technological advancements is what characterises the stylish new lobby of Swissôtel Zurich. Guests of the tallest hotel in town can expect modern Swissness in the form of a compelling amalgamation of tradition and the modern: a successful combination of design items and the latest technology. In the wake of a complete renovation, the heart of

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All Souls Church, Bolton

OMI Architects

15 Dec 2014

The new look modern interior to a Grade II listed church in Bolton was unveiled to the public on 6th December. Two futuristic free-standing ‘building within a building' structures have been erected inside the church. These ‘pods' will house a coffee shop and restaurant, meeting and event spaces, and be a centre for heritage learning. Pod 1 is a three story 10.5m high structure on the

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Enzo Office Gallery

Ogawa Sekkei

12 Dec 2014

Japanese architect Ogawa Sekkei has created a gallery and office/living space, renovating a rental property located near to the central area of Gifu city by Nagara River. As the property is rented, the renovation had to focus on wall, floor and ceiling finishes as opposed to changing section plans to create new spaces. It was decided that the first floor would act as the gallery, for the

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Vieux-Montréal

ActDesign

11 Dec 2014

Award winning interior design and architecture firm ActDesign has received a high commendation for this stunning residential loft project in Old Montréal.  A former refrigeration warehouse with an imposing brick and concrete structure, within a hundred-year-old building situated near the port of Montreal, provided the perfect backdrop for the twenty-first-century loft. The client, a

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The End of Sitting

RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art Affordances]

11 Dec 2014

The End of Sitting is an art installation at the crossroads of visual art, architecture, philosophy and empirical science. In our society almost the entirety of our surroundings have been designed for sitting, while evidence from medical research suggests that too much sitting has adverse health effects. RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art Affordances] and visual artist Barbara Visser have

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