As its name suggests, the Flip Flop House by Dan Brunn Architecture plays with a sense of duality on multiple design levels. Acting as an architectural chameleon, the dynamic house is malleable to the clients’ desire to both display their art collection and embrace the sweeping vistas of Venice beach.
The Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion is located at Hjerkinn on the outskirts of Dovrefjell National Park, overlooking the mountain Snøhetta. The 90 m² building is open to the public and serves as an observation pavilion for the Wild Reindeer Foundation educational programmes. A 1.5 km hiking trail leads visitors to this spectacular site overlooking the Dovrefjell mountains.
You can talk to them and wear them, but in a not-too-distant future, you may not even have to touch your devices.
Swimmers now have the opportunity to get back to nature, in the urban setting of London’s King’s Cross, in the UK’s first ever public swimming pond, opened to visitors from 22 May, as part of an innovative experiential art project created by Ooze Architects and artist Marjetica Potrč.
The Color Inside is a milestone in The University of Texas at Austin’s Landmarks public art collection. Located on the roof of the Student Activity Center, the project arose from the student body’s desire for a peaceful retreat at the Student Activity Center (SAC).
The owners of this house, a young married couple, made a special request in regards to the design of their house, located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Shibuya ward. They wanted both a skateboard park and a piano rehearsal room to reflect their own individual interests.
Pierre Huyghe was commissioned for the third in a new series of site-specific commissions for The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe will be on view from May 12 through November 1, 2015 (weather permitting).
Queen Mary University of London's Artist-in-Residence Di Mainstone has released a new online film made in collaboration with filmmaker Jesse D Lawrence, which reveals the voice of the Clifton Suspension Bridge for the first time.
Paüls Doctor Surgery is a small cement building located in Baix Ebre, Spain. It was built for use as a doctor’s office by Pere Buil and Toni Riba of Vora Architects.
The firm integrated the structure into its surrounding landscape. The building consists of one floor only, like the neighboring buildings, so that it could be integrated seamlessly.
Roisin Johns from the University of the Arts London created this project with the intention to re-appropriate discarded materials and re-engineer desire.
By challenging the perceptions and value of discarded materials, Johns has taken materials found in landfills, skips, and factory floors turning them into objects of desire.
The Vandemoortele residence in Ghent, Belgium is home to fashion retailer Nathalie Vandemoortele and was built by architects Johan Raman and Fritz Schaffrath in 1972.
Italian Designer Massimo Faion created Posa Project, a new interpretation of falcon perches that comes directly from the original aesthetical criterions and combined with luxurious materials they become a precious object, a statement going beyond its functional value. It combines volumes and geometric forms adapted to precise technical requirements.