Interiors

BOURRASQUE

Paul Cocksedge Studio

13 Feb 2012

A ream of paper scatters in a gust of wind, soaring high into the black winter night, every sheet glowing bright, against a backdrop of the most exquisite 17th century architecture. The site is the grand courtyard of Lyon's Hotel de Ville, and the occasion is the city's annual Festival of Light, a winter tradition drawing thousands of visitors to its festive attractions. In his installation

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THYSSENKRUPP QUARTER

Licht Kunst Licht AG

13 Feb 2012

ThyssenKrupp is a global materials and technology group with some 173,000 employees, best known for steel technology and escalators. All head offices have now been consolidated on one campus in Essen, Germany. Thinking of the buildings as solid cuboids with smaller volumes carved out, the cutting surfaces are clad in ThyssenKrupp's own champagne-coloured flat-rolled steel which is then

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25HOURS HOTEL

Design Hotels™

13 Feb 2012

When dreaming up the HafenCity project, 25hours CEO Christoph Hoffmann explains, "We didn't want to involve an interior architect, who creates too mathematically, too structurally, who creates rooms but not an atmosphere. Instead, we brought a team of creative minds together that comes from, and truly understands Hamburg." Responsible for 25hours HafenCity's interior design concept is the

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STRADA RESTAURANTS

De Matos Ryan

13 Feb 2012

Rethinking ‘roll-out': the changing face of Strada Strada, the nationwide high street modern Italian restaurant chain, has been revamped by London based architects De Matos Ryan working with brand consultants The Intro Partnership. Restaurants throughout the UK have undergone a subtle but significant transformation over the course of the last 12 months. In recognition of

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URBAN RAILWAY STATION

Zechner & Zechner Zt Gmbh

13 Feb 2012

The urban railway system between Vienna´s centre and the airport got redesigned. Two recently finished stations are "Vienna Airport" and "Wien Mitte". The underground station at Vienna airport got expanded to twice its platform length, new entrances were built to provide improved access to and from the airport's new terminal building. The station "Wien Mitte" also got new entrances, the

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