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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Dramatic Style:

Natural scheme with vintage twist

Modern minimalism:

Classic with goth effect

Modern country


Sunday, February 15, 2009

Moroccan Style

WOW! Danish Architecture

‘Playful’, ‘controversial’, ‘cheeky’, ‘innovative’ and ‘provocative’ are just some of the terms used to describe BIG. Headed by Bjarke Ingels, this architectural company has in the space of a few years created prize-winning projects, a long list of innovative buildings and an international reputation, as well as taking an active part in current debates in society

This exhibition forms part of a pilot project called ‘Close up’, which through exhibitions, debates, seminars and teaching sessions takes a long, hard look at new tendencies, theories and challenges within Danish architecture.

Tsai home.. in Upstate NY

The Tsai Residence is a countryhouse designed for two young art collectors. The design reflects their request for simple abstract looking piece, sitting almost without scale on top of the vast property, which is located two hours upstate from New York City.

To me its very organic.. and simply.. i loveeeeeeeeeeee it

Tsai Residence, Ancram, New York, by HHF, in collaboration with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
via: dezeen

Herzog & de Meuron

The newest Herzog & de Meuron building in Spain is the Espacio de las Artes at Santa Cruz, Tenerife. The building is a long volume intersected by a ramp that generates a triangular plaza. Along the facade, over 1,200 openings in 720 different shapes filter the natural light to the inside, while generating an amazing view during night.
With over 20,622 sqm, the building includes a public library, a contemporary art museum, photography centre, store, cafe/restaurant and several public use spaces for the community.

Espacio de las Artes at Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Spain, by Herzog & de Meuron Photos by: Iwan Baan

Dolder Grand Hotel

Originally designed in 1899 by Jacques Gros, Dolder Grand Hotel, the famed health spa hotel has a perfect city location overlooking Lake Z├╝rich and the Alps. The grand old hotel has been re-imagined as a modern luxury hotel by an all-star team of professionals.

Dolder Grand Hotel, Architecture by Foster and Partners, Interior design by United Designers, spa concept by Sylvia Sepielli
via: The Cool Hunter

Helal New Moon Residence , UAE

Islamic culture is embodied an reinterpreted through modern technology and design in this 35,000 square foot residence, located in the United Arab Emirates. Searing temperatures and ample desalinated water allowed the desert site to be transformed into an oasis with pools and landscaping.

Helal New Moon Residence, United Arab Emirates, Executive Architect Goowin Austen Johnson, Ehrlich Architects