All Projects

QUINTA DA SERRA

Adam Richards Architects

05 Dec 2011

Located in the mountains of southern Portugal, this project is the restoration and conversion of a traditional stone quinta. The intention was to make the spatial sequence of the house an intensified, abstracted distillation of the landscape: chasm, ledge and cave. The footprint of the original ruined farmhouse was used for a new stone, box-like building that forms the heart of the house. New

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LAH! RESTAURANT

ILMIODESIGN

05 Dec 2011

The project idea was to bring the core of a distant and unknown land with different cultures, customs and religions and shape it into a design to achieve a friendly space, with architectural forms and proportions to generate intense sensory emotions in the audience. LAH! excites the visitor who is surprised to find a venue without the typical features of a Chinese or a Japanese restaurant. To

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ESPA LIFE AT CORINTHIA HOTEL

Lighting Design International

05 Dec 2011

Lighting Design International were given the rare opportunity to help develop the visionary new ESPA life flagship spa with a complementary lighting scheme which was energy efficient as well as being respectful to the original features of the historical existing building. Design BriefThe brief was to design a scheme which complemented the differing mood of each of the four individually designed

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CANAL HOUSE HOTEL

Concrete

05 Dec 2011

The concept of the Canal House was to build a luxury boutique hotel, which offers all the services you expect from a five star plus hotel combined with the welcoming and warm feeling you get from a home. The aim was to create a true home away from home, in a house, which you could use almost as if it were your own. Next to the individual rooms the guests have the opportunity to stay in the

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VALLEY HI NORTH LAGUNA LIBRARY

Noll & Tam Architects

01 Dec 2011

The innovative features in this new library include a daylight-filled floor plan, a natural ventilation tower, and the use of insulated concrete panels to keep the interior cool in the warm summer months. The library sets a new standard for sustainability in a civic building, and meets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification requirements. Three major

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