Arts and Leisure

ESPA at the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

HBA London

23 Aug 2011

HBA London has completed the interior design of The Ritz-Carlton Spa by ESPA, located in the International Commerce Centre (ICC) - the tallest building in Hong Kong and the third tallest in the world. The Ritz-Carlton occupies the uppermost 15 levels of the 118-floor building, qualifying it as the world's highest hotel. HBA London's design of the spa on the 116th and 118th floors has made the

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15 Aug 2011

An historic wooden tobacco storehouse in Amerongen has been rescued from collapse by giving it a new use. Recently, the restored building opened its doors to the public as an information centre for two nature reserves (National Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug and Het Utrechts Landschap). VASD designed a solution that brings past and present together in a solid partnership. Fifty years ago this

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Studio Maarten Baas

20 Jul 2011

For the very diverse and large group of guests at The Groninger Museum's restaurant ‘Mendini', Maarten Baas developed an interior that functions as a café during daytime and that changes into an Italian ‘a la carte' restaurant or is used for private parties in the evening. The interior is largely based on Maarten Baas' concept Clay furniture; the chairs and lights have al been

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Situ Studio

18 Jul 2011

The Brooklyn Museum is a lasting landmark in the New York area that brings more than 450,000 visitors annually to see its acclaimed artistic temporary exhibitions and permanent collections. The Great Hall of the museum, located on the first floor, is a 10,000 square foot room filled with 16 giant columns. The hall which is positioned between the café, museum book store and other

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WAN Editorial

14 Jul 2011

We are delighted to announce that the winners of the 2011 Lighting Award have been announced! The accomplished jury included Mark Major, Director at Speirs + Major, Tord Boontje and Jane Pavitt both from the Royal College of Art, David Atkinson, Creative Director of DALD and Lighting Designer of the Year 2011, Florence Lam, Director, Arup and Martyn Roberts, Business Development Manager,

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