Back in the (’30s) U.S.S.R.

Back in the (’30s) U.S.S.R.

Midway through the restoration of a stately old top-floor apartment in one of this city’s fashionable neighborhoods, the owner swiveled to adopt an entirely new plan. It was more than a shift in the color scheme.

“I decided I wanted …

Archea Associati: Cantina Antinori Winery

Archea Associati: Cantina Antinori Winery

Located in the unique Chianti landscape halfway between the scenic Florence
and siena amongst the vast fields of vineyards, the ‘Catina Antinori’ Winery
by Italian practice archea associati explores the relationship between man,
a product, the site and the process …

Shut Down Cement Factory Refurbished

Shut Down Cement Factory Refurbished

No, this isn’t just an old factory, crumbling to pieces. It used to be a cement factory, sure, but now this sprawling structure is the incredible home of architect Ricardo Bofill. He discovered The Cement Factory in 1973 and …

Boaz Baroque Style Classical Guitar Portfolio

Boaz Baroque Style Classical Guitar Portfolio

This stunning museum quality Baroque style guitar by Israeli luthier extraordinaire, Elkayam Boaz. The amount of detailed workmanship in this instrument is mind-boggling — from the multi-piece back to the elaborate rosette, soundboard inlays, wooden bridge extensions, friction pegs with …

JW Associates Plants Bamboo Office Interior In Shanghai

JW Associates Plants Bamboo Office Interior In Shanghai

JW associates is a multidisciplinary design firm whose practice includes interior
design, product design and architecture. the initial concept of this design was to
create an office environment accommodating diverse emotional and working states
from the calm and solitary to …

Old Interiors in Architecture: Showcase

Old Interiors in Architecture: Showcase

Architectural heritage of a human kind belongs to the most significant or even
grand historical achievements, which will last quite long for the new generations
to observe, feel the connection with ancestors, and get inspired by their works
while creating …

PARKROYAL on Pickering

PARKROYAL on Pickering

Singapore-based WOHA Architects have long been advocates of the
ultimate ‘green city’ – one that would be comprised of more vegetation than
if it were left as wilderness – and the PARKROYAL on Pickering was designed
as a hotel-as-garden that …

Gorgeous Old Movie Theaters That Have Fallen Into Ruin

Gorgeous Old Movie Theaters That Have Fallen Into Ruin

Movie theaters used to be glamorous places, like music halls or opera houses.
The spectacle of the movie-going experience extended out into the actual look
and feel of the cinema. But many of these ornate old movie theaters have fallen…

Spaceport America Gateway Building

Spaceport America Gateway Building

In recognition of the energy-efficient design and construction of Spaceport America,
the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) received Gold status from the
U.S Green Building Council (USGBC) this month.…

Greenchamp Crafts Sustainable Bamboo Balance Bikes For Children

Greenchamp Crafts Sustainable Bamboo Balance Bikes For Children

Greenchamp Bikes are bamboo-crafted balance bicycle for kids.  During production
honey is infused into the bamboo fiber to prevent cracking, while frames are
double-walled (that is, bamboo is fused between two bamboo walls to ensure the
durability of the bike).…

LEDscape – Lisbon, 2012

LEDscape – Lisbon, 2012

LEDscape is an installation which deals with light as a constructive element of space
and landscape. It is located in the CCB – Belém Cultural Centre in Lisbon and aims
to introduce the everyday user to the Ledare light bulb…