All Souls Church, Bolton

OMI Architects

15 Dec 2014

The new look modern interior to a Grade II listed church in Bolton was unveiled to the public on 6th December. Two futuristic free-standing ‘building within a building' structures have been erected inside the church. These ‘pods' will house a coffee shop and restaurant, meeting and event spaces, and be a centre for heritage learning. Pod 1 is a three story 10.5m high structure on the

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Enzo Office Gallery

Ogawa Sekkei

12 Dec 2014

Japanese architect Ogawa Sekkei has created a gallery and office/living space, renovating a rental property located near to the central area of Gifu city by Nagara River. As the property is rented, the renovation had to focus on wall, floor and ceiling finishes as opposed to changing section plans to create new spaces. It was decided that the first floor would act as the gallery, for the

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11 Dec 2014

Award winning interior design and architecture firm ActDesign has received a high commendation for this stunning residential loft project in Old Montréal.  A former refrigeration warehouse with an imposing brick and concrete structure, within a hundred-year-old building situated near the port of Montreal, provided the perfect backdrop for the twenty-first-century loft. The client, a

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The End of Sitting

RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art Affordances]

11 Dec 2014

The End of Sitting is an art installation at the crossroads of visual art, architecture, philosophy and empirical science. In our society almost the entirety of our surroundings have been designed for sitting, while evidence from medical research suggests that too much sitting has adverse health effects. RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art Affordances] and visual artist Barbara Visser have

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Tribal Hotel

Yvan Cussigh and Jean-Marc Houmard

09 Dec 2014

Conceived by New York hospitality veterans Yvan Cussigh and Jean-Marc Houmard, Tribal Hotel is located in the old colonial Unesco-protected city of Granada and opened to great acclaim in May this year. Cussigh and Houmard wanted to offer an interesting yet affordable design experience within an intimate and personalised surrounding. To do this they used simple and inexpensive materials

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