Interiors

Janus House

Kennerly Architecture & Planning

17 Jan 2014

The Janus House by Owen Kennerly of Kennerly Architecture & Planning is a house with two faces. Kennerly maintained the historic historic pre-earthquake front portion of the house facing the street. Sequentially, he gave the house a modern profile when he extended it southwards on the alley side. In this way, he weaves the past and present together with skill thanks to an understanding

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Hongkun Art Gallery

Penda

17 Jan 2014

Penda Architects try to understand architecture as a profession of interwoven disciplines and consequently develop innovative visions for social, functional and formal issues, creating something meaningful for the client while contributing to the community. Their Hongkun Art Gallery is a perfect example of this. Located in Beijing, the white exterior of the Gallery immediately introduces a

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Monsoon Retreat

ABRAHAM JOHN ARCHITECTS

16 Jan 2014

Set in the picturesque valleys of Khandala, nestled between Mumbai and Pune, the Monsoon Retreat designed by Abraham John Architects is a spacious villa with a private swimming pool and evergreen gardens. The design of the villa was formulated on the seemingly antonymous concepts of privacy and openness. The orientation of the villa ensures total privacy, while maximizing existing views, creating

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Il Lago dei Cigni

HBA Design

16 Jan 2014

The Gallery HBA has composed a heady pirouette of wildness and sophistication for Il Lago dei Cigni, the latest epicurean hotspot from the owners of the Buddha Bar St. Petersburg. This contemporary Italian fine dining restaurant impresses a sense of both wonder and contradiction through inspired design details that result is a modern gourmet destination for the city's aspirational residents and

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Seeing Glass

Brit van Nerven

10 Jan 2014

A collaboration between Brit van Nerven and Sabine Marcelis and two glass manufacturing specialists, Van Dijken Glas and Visser Spiegels & Glas, has resulted in Seeing Glass, a project designed for the exhibition 'Objects To Play' during Dutch Design Week 2013. With van Nerven's fashion background and Marcelis' technical and material knowledge, their skills combined brilliantly to create an

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