Public Buildings

Science Café Library

Anna Wigandt

19 Aug 2014

The café of a science and engineering museum has been designed by Anna Wigandt, based in her hometown Chisinau, capital city of Moldova. The space is multifunctional; at once a self-serve canteen, library and lecture hall, aimed to combine study with comfort and to stimulate an interest in science for those visiting. Fundamental in allowing the space to operate effectively is a modular

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Spiral Quartet

Taeik Kim Architect PA

07 Aug 2014

Architect Taeik Kim has transformed a walkway at 400 Sylvan Avenue in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and in turn received a Merit Award in the Built Interior Architecture category from the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) for his work.   The Spiral Quartet project was created within a corridor connecting a 15,000 sq. ft office area to a music studio and

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Hôtel Dupanloup Redesign

Studio Makkink & Bey

04 Aug 2014

Hôtel Dupanloup has recently been reconstructed to function as the International Research Centre of the University of Orléans. Once the home of a notorious bishop, the seventeeth century building has now been transformed through a series of spatial installations developed by Studio Makkink & Bey. Invited by The French Artistic Nationale Commission, the design firm has created a

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The Chapel

a21 Studio

10 Jul 2014

Designed by Vietnamese firm a21 Studio, The Chapel is a community space in the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City which evolved as a solution to the lack of community centres in the area. It was intended as a space in which people, especially youth, could congregate for events such as weddings, conferences, exhibitions or social occasions. The project, located on a 10 x 20 m rented plot of land, The

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Polish Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

FAAB Architektura

29 May 2014

FAAB Architektura has recently completed an interior refurbishment of The Polish Ministry of Labour and Social Policy in Warsaw, Poland. The design was determined by the pursuit of two main goals. One was the creation of a space which, thanks to the means of architectural expression, would bring out the gravity of the central government office as well as create an impression of the government's

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