All Projects

W24LOFT

Desai Chia Architecture

07 Jan 2012

In this previously dark and cavernous 4,000 square foot industrial loft, two new architectural structures [containing bathrooms, the kitchen, and service/storage space] frame the living spaces and create privacy for three bedrooms. These free-standing cores are articulated with a lower datum of overlapping ash wood planks. The upper datum is a continuous glass skin that gives volumetric

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NANDO’S WESTFIELD

Harrison

07 Jan 2012

Within the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre, Nando's restaurant occupies over 7,500 square feet in a prominent 2nd floor corner position within the mall boulevard. Everyone involved in producing this restaurant were anxious to see fresh, innovative and dynamic ideas that would complement the sheer scale and grandeur of the Stratford development, while still embodying the Nando's brief of

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LAURENCE CHURCH

Kossmann.dejong

07 Jan 2012

The Laurence Church is one of the oldest buildings in Rotterdam. For many centuries the church has been a religious center, but it also played a key role in public life. This is still the case nowadays. The building is used for religious services but also for readings, concerts and other cultural activities. Our task was to design a permanent exhibition that manifests the stories of the Laurence

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CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL

Gensler

07 Jan 2012

When Choice Hotels International decided to develop a new look for their Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites brands, they asked Gensler to provide prototype designs that would have wide audience appeal, raise the perception of the brands, and appeal to franchisees. To meet these goals, Gensler tried an unusual approach, developing rendered design concepts as a first step.These initial designs, which

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HOTEL DEBRETT

Studio Gascoigne Limited

07 Jan 2012

Hotel DeBrett began life in 1841 as Auckland's first hotel, The Commercial Hotel. In 1959 it was extensively refurbished by Dominion Breweries and renamed Hotel DeBrett. It was given a facelift in the eighties before eventually becoming a backpackers, before becoming derelict then closing completely in the early nineties. BriefThe present owners Michelle Deery and John Courtney bought the hotel

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