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Chiado Apartment

The transformation of the Chiado Apartment is nothing short of epic. This once teardown worthy dwelling is now teaming with new life and fashionable refurbished livability.
Located in Lisbon, Portugal, the project team of Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares, Ahmed Belkhodja and Ana Lima pulled this property out of certain doom into heavenly heights. Continue reading

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Das Bier

Das Bier is a Montreal, Canadian crafted delight. Based on the industrial styling of a German Bierhall concept – Das Bier combines great beer with a traditional European community watering hole feel. Continue reading

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Macro Lot A5

As part of a massive urban revitalization undertaking in suburban Paris, Macro Lot A5 is the first of a handful of new structures to be built over the next decade. Macro Lot A5 is one of three sectors that occupy land formerly home to a Renault manufacturing factory, and are to be developed with housing, schools, and commercial structures. The multi-family complex, designed by Tetrarc, consists of four stark white apartment buildings with an obvious flair for the unconventional. Continue reading

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A Traveler’s Home

A visual walk-through of “A Traveler’s Home” feels like a journey of muted colors, vibrant textures and handpicked furnishings. The wood flooring boasts of a variety of wood grains and colors, with odd directional layouts, offering a whimsical feel conducive to a nomad’s nature. Continue reading

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Misha Lamp

Taeg Nishimoto is a Japanese and American architect, designer and educator. His work continuously explores the relationships between different materials, objects and spaces. The Misha Lamps are part of a series of investigations into the behavior of fabric in lighting. The white fabric is made from recycled plastic bottles and it is meticulously formed to provide a shape with a rich play of shadow and light. Continue reading

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Sky Walk

From afar, the Skywalk looks more like an abandoned winter waterslide than something conceived inside an architecture office. Towering high above the snowy peaks overlooking a mountainous region in the Czech Republic, the structure is designed by Franek Architects, and is a study in human procession, structural expression, and preservation of both view and landscape. It is a whimsical manifestation of an adolescent imagination, complete with a 101 meter long stainless steel slide for those who are not faint of heart. Continue reading

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Casa Crotta

If you were to happen upon Casa Crotta as you wandered the area, you might not pay it much attention. But step into the home itself and a flood of interior delights will greet you. This house re-creation by Massimo Galeotti, was formerly known as Dalle Crode, and is assumed to have been utilized as a hunting lodge in the 17th century. Previously owned by a noble family known as the Crotta’s, it immediately offers notable lineage and intrigue. Continue reading

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THAT House

THAT House by Maynard Architects embodies the cheekiness of its name with a unique and stunning modern design unlike anything you’ve seen before. It’s comprised of three primary cubic volumes, all of which open to the entry facade with wall to wall panes of taught glass. The house isn’t exactly huge by luxury standards, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in style. The focus was to provide the clients with ‘just the right amount of space’ – a goal achieved with just a little of this and a little of THAT. Continue reading

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32 Loft Apartment

The 32 Loft Apartment is a vision of glass walls, whitewashed wood flooring and cement dividers. With ample light streaming in from the plethora of windows, this apartment – located in Kyiv along the Dnieper River, offers the couple that lives there the home they always dreamed of. Continue reading

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Living Pet

If you live and or work in a relatively noisy environment, there is something AMAZING you can do about it. Designer Lorenzo Palmeri, who is part of the Dutch design team at DeVrom, created the Living Pet collection – a breathtaking series of gigantic animals made from recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate). In a unique manufacturing process, the PET is transformed into soft felt, a material that absorbs and reduces noise. Most importantly, the large animals have a fantastic aesthetic appeal add style and sophistication to a space. Continue reading