All Projects

Q-BAR

Architecture Project

09 Nov 2010

Architecture Project completes new bar on the Valletta Waterfront Inspired by the original warehouse use of the mid-eighteenth century Baroque Vaults at Pinto Stores on the Valletta Waterfront, the concept of the 'Q-bar' became the stacking of crates into sculptural tower-like volumes which would sculpt, in a sense, the interior of the space. By night, the timber batten clad structures light up

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MORGAN LIBRARY

Editorial

09 Nov 2010

Can the Morgan Library's architecture solidify its future? The heart of The Morgan Library & Museum - a private study and library designed for financier Pierpont Morgan by McKim Mead and White - reopened Saturday after the completion of a $4.5m restoration at the capable hands of New York architect Beyer Blinder Belle and lighting designer Renfro Design Group. With this work now complete, the

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GALCIT

Jfak

09 Nov 2010

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA The Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT) is well known for pioneering some of the world's most important advances in aeronautics and space exploration. So when the department asked John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects to transform their run-down, disorganized, and outdated facilities into a dynamic environment that would reflect

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BARBOOTEL AHOI

Buro Happold

08 Nov 2010

Barbootel Ahoi in Belgium. Moored at the Buda Island on the Leie, which is situated in Heandelskaai the trading Quay of downtown Kortrijk, is a tiny hotel created in a converted boat. A dynamic city of about 80.000 inhabitants, Kortrijk lies in the Belgian Province of West Flanders. Barbootel Ahoi has been converted into an unusual hotel and cafeteria serving drinks and snacks to attract the

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WAITROSE COOKERY SCHOOL

Gensler

08 Nov 2010

Gensler Design's First Ever cookery school For Waitrose London - Waitrose, one of the UK's leading supermarkets, will cement its position as the destination for food lovers by opening the UK's first grocery-store owned cookery school on 8th November 2010, above the retailer's Finchley Road store. Gensler, the leading global architecture and design practice, were appointed by Waitrose to lead the

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