All Projects

BIG Maze

Bjarke Ingels Group

10 Jul 2014

Drawing inspiration from gardens, hedge mazes and ancient labyrinths of 17th - 18th century Europe, as well as aspects of modern American corn mazes, Bjarke Ingels Group have created the BIG Maze, located in the Great Hall at Washington's National Building Museum. In a space of such impressive grandeur, the BIG Maze provides a contrasting contemporary aesthetic. Externally, the maze is hidden

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Musk and Moss

Jakob Gomez Studio

09 Jul 2014

Design studio Jakob Gomez brought a strong, masculine aesthetic to this gentlemen's grooming parlor located in San Pedro Garza García in Mexico. The brand's new concept focuses on image assessment, style, personal care and providing men with an exclusive grooming consultation service. The design concept was to draw upon a primitive cave as inspiration; Jakob Gomez wanted to create an

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Siamoises Mentana-Boyer

Blouin Tardif Architecture Environnement

09 Jul 2014

Tucked away in the heart of Montreal's Plateau Mont-Royal are the Siamese residences, occupying a plot of land formerly used for commercial purposes. The project faced the same constraints as most other buildings within the classic urban genre: the challenge of natural light, joint use and the neighbouring buildings' envelopes. The architectural scheme aimed to optimise the layout, taking

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House of Sculpture

Robert Lachance

08 Jul 2014

One of the few remaining residences so close to Dufresne Regional Park, Valbourg is a house of strong narrative, born from the imagination of self-taught artist Robert Lachance. Rich in symbolism, it is a live-in sculpture that tells a story and leads visitors around the residence through connected, detailed spaces. Defining himself as neither architect nor designer, Lachance approached this

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We Are Flowers

SOFTlab

07 Jul 2014

In We Are Flowers, New York City based design studio SOFTlab combined exploration of technology and craft with the delicate nature of the We Are Flowers collection by the client, Melissa. Drawing inspiration from nature, as they are known to do, SOFTlab focused on the elements of beauty that flowers can bring to a design, turning them into building materials. Over 20,000 translucent

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