All Projects

OVAL OFFICE

Editorial

21 Sep 2010

Michael Smith implements Obama's objectives Whereas previous administrations had opted for a comparatively classical and regal atmosphere, the Obama's have chosen an overtly modest, contemporary design, resulting in arguably a less ostentatious interior than that of the Bush era. A rug featuring quotes from former presidents and Martin Luther King now resides in place of the Ex first lady's

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15°OFF-WHITE HOUSE

Paul McAneary Architects

17 Sep 2010

The clients requested a large space for their young family’s life. Paul McAneal Architects responded with an open-plan design concept, to remove all of the internal walls of the existing building without any trace of columns nor beams and to create a seamless connection from the entrance right through to the garden. A faceted ceiling-scape was designed to force light deeper into the ground

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PRAYER RAHS NOTARY’S OFFICE

Specified Technologies Inc.

16 Sep 2010

A SKYLOFT AS A PLACE OF COMMUNICATION A new chancellery is being constructed on a 390m2 top floor. There are many varied demands being made of the new office space, ranging from open communicative areas to discrete discussion. This is why the concept bases on layering – at first a friendly reception area to receive clients, followed by a general office and working area to provide an

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RED NEST

Paul Coudamy

16 Sep 2010

French designer Paul Coudamy was faced with the challenge of providing a 23 sq m space with a bedroom, a bathroom, a dressing and a working space for an apartment in Paris. The design is based on a work on the porosity of spaces. The booshelf is a mobile block that enables to control the opening of the bed. Its U-shape covers the bed and shapes the room by closing the dressing, the bed or the

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HOTEL SORELLA

Gensler

16 Sep 2010

Hotel Sorella is the “jewel” of CITYCENTRE, a pedestrian-oriented mixed-use development that replaces an obsolete Houston shopping mall. The 244-key hotel is situated at the intersection of pedestrian paths and vistas and serves as the backdrop to a new urban park, providing a destination and hub of activity for residents and visitors. The hotel opened in 2009 in the midst of the economic

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