in the samutprakan province of thailand, TOUCH architect has completed a two-story family home, ‘enfold house’. formed as two l-shaped volumes, the building wraps around a central courtyard space, which is home to flourishing tree. the three-bedroom house was designed around a square-shape plan to fit perfectly on the square-shaped site. however, with this arrangement, TOUCH architect was challe..
when spaceworkers took on a commission to design a private residence in rural portugal, their client approached them with one simple challenge: to design a space for books. after fleeting notions of classical libraries with sliding stairs to reach high bookshelves, the team followed this idea to create a tall volume capable of generating the necessary composition and hierarchy of interior spaces..
Tori Tori Santa Fe becomes the fifth project of the renowned Japanese restaurant chain in Mexico City, it is located on the ground floor of a corporate building in the Santa Fe neighbourhood. Inspired by the subtlety and sobriety of Japanese craftsmanship, with a serene and monochromatic atmosphere, the project seeks to emphasize the scale of the space with two suspended elements made of oak woo..
Located at Khodynka Field, a decommissioned airfield just 7 kilometres from Moscow’s city centre which has been rebuilt as a commercial and residential development, Café Polet is a new restaurant that channels the site’s illustrious aviation history with a retro-futuristic interior by New York-based design studio Asthetique that combines the sleek modernism of the space age with the cinematic gr..
A baby-pink kitchen and a colourful patchwork carpet help revive the interior of this formerly lacklustre 1960s apartment in Bilbao, Spain, which has been overhauled by architecture studio Azab.Since its construction in 1968, the Mixtape Apartment had undergone a couple of renovations that had "gingerly affected" the flow of its floor plan but left behind a number of original decor details. Its ..
PENSON, the Architecture and Interior Design Studio whose visionary projects include new hospitality brand JO&JOE and Google’s UK HQ has turned its expertise to Sports Direct International’s new London offices. Working closely with Michael Murray, the retailer’s Head of Elevation, PENSON has created a unique interior experience over four floors, designed to promote a retail connection in an insp..
Dismantling and reassembling the traditional components of the family home, Wickham House sees MODO Architecture reinterpret internal zoning through a play on volume, level changes and spatial separators. Located in Strathmore, in Melbourne, Wickham House is a reassessment of the expectations of residential architecture through both rigorous study and dissection of its comprising parts. By respo..
Australian based architect Ashkan Mostahim has completed the interior design of a small studio apartment that features a platform bed with plenty of storage.Designed for Sydney co-living space UKO, the small 204 square foot (18sqm) apartment has been designed in a way that lets the occupants customize their space when needed, and a big part of that is the platform bed hiding storage, a dining ta..
Architects Peter McNeil and Clarissa Nam have built two detached houses on a corner lot in Toronto to live in and use as a rental property.Semi Semi is the first home of McNeil and Nam, the co-founders of COMN Architects, which stands for Collaboration between Peter McNeil and Clarissa Nam.The project came about as a solution for their own housing needs, which they were trying to fulfil on a tig..
New York studio Parts and Labor Design has taken cues from Washington DC's maritime past to create the interiors of a hotel in the city's Navy Yard neighbourhood.Thompson Washington DC is an 11-storey hotel by local firm Studios Architecture with interiors by Parts and Labor Design.Located in the city's southern Navy Yard neighbourhood, the hotel has 225 guest rooms, an Italian restaurant called..