Posts Tagged ‘public’

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture by LMS Architects, San Francisco – California

June 12th, 2018

LMSA transformed the interior volume into a new arts campus for SFAI which includes 160+ studios, public exhibition galleries, performance installation rooms, multipurpose teaching spaces, a black box theater, and a workshop/maker space.

Supreme Store by Neil Logan Architect, New York City

June 2nd, 2018

The skate bowl, a self-supporting site-specific installation was designed and built by Steven Bladgett of the art collective Simparch. The bowl’s complex geometric form was fabricated with the aid of CNC technology.

Revolution Precrafted’s Ellipsicoon pavilion by UNStudio

May 31st, 2018

The pavilion’s continuous surface is woven from 100% recyclable high-density polyethylene (HDPE), which evokes the appearance and porosity of wicker furniture with the durability necessary for permanent outdoor installation.

Virgin Hyperloop One capsule by Designworks

May 17th, 2018

The seats also include integrated heating and cooling, and passengers can enjoy personalised entertainment through built-in displays. Designworks took design cues from traditional Arabic patterns for the interior, in a bid to combine a futuristic vision with intentional cultural references.

Medly Pharmacy by Sergio Mannino Studio, New York City

April 11th, 2018

Pops of mint and light aqua accentuate the brightness of the intriguingly bare pharmacy, with by a mint-coloured mesh wall and doorway separating the retail area from the back area where the prescriptions are organized and packaged. A cheeky pill motif in the floor tiles echoes the Medly-brand packaging selectively displayed on the shelves, while a large green-dipped cement counter in front of the mesh wall supports relational exchanges between pharmacist and patient.

Inlay Workshop of UABB by Studio10, Shenzhen – China

March 17th, 2018

Though small in scale and looks plain, the factory is almost a paradigm of those most typical, commonly-seen ones in the Urban Villages – the deteriorated mosaic-finished exterior wall, temporary addition enclosed with corrugated metal panels, enamel wall-mounted factory lamp, steel roll-up door and so on are all specific to its time and typology.

Thick Research & Exhibition by Spinagu, Los Angeles – California

March 12th, 2018

Thickness is a constructive problem as much as it is a representational one. In our present day standards of construction, thickness has become synonymous with material offset due to the predominance of sheet material, as opposite to stereotomy, in which thickness is derived from subtraction and removal of mass.

Microsoft Offices by SkB Architects, Cambridge – Massachusetts

February 19th, 2018

The 2-story entry plaza contains dramatic 20’ high branded messaging elements as well as a reception point and hospitality zone complete with espresso machine and a horizontal touch screen for a variety of leveraged content. SkB developed branding concepts and owned the static branding design.

Union des Artistes Offices by Inside Studio, Montreal – Canada

July 12th, 2017

With the need of many closed offices for their unionized employees, two cylindrical conference rooms highlighting member’s projects, inspired by “Morris” columns (public signage), break the rhythm of the closed rooms while serving as pivots for interior circulation.

Public Hotel, New York

June 22nd, 2017

The format aims to capture luxury in a contemporary way, replacing the usual frills and perks with unique experiences, an above average personalized service, settings that inspire rather than being marveled at.

Zinc Mine Museum by Peter Zumthor in Aldo Amoretti’s photos, Sauda – Norway

June 6th, 2017

Timber supports elevate the cafe and exhibition above the rocky landscape, while the service building hangs from the side of a stone wall. The timber framework extends up the black outer walls to raise a mono-pitched corrugated zinc roof above each of the blocks.

#tipic #italiangestures installations by Tipic at Biffi, Milan – Italy

June 5th, 2017

A dynamic wall follows us by creating a real light wave. A flexible mirror warps our image bending depending how we move. A window opens up and reveals us what lies beyond. The result is a playful interactive exploration of objects and space around us.

ItalianoRio exhibition by Marina Piquet + OCO Arquitetura, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

March 13th, 2017

Usually closed to the public, the Consulate’s terrace was opened during the event, so visitors could enjoy the incredible view of the Guanabara Bay and the Sugar Loaf. Access to the terrace was done through an installation where the walls were covered with the Brazilian-Portuguese words and expressions with Italian origin.

Madonna della Misecordia exhibition by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Milan – Italy

December 19th, 2016

From here, crossing the graphic wall, the visitors find themselves at an elevated position overlooking the wide “Sala Alessi” at the centre of which is a system made of veiled walls which frame and host the “Madonna della Misericordia”, surrounded by a light frame.

Public Library of Constitucion by Sebastian Irarrazaval, Constitucion – Chile

December 5th, 2016

Thin wooden planks create a louvered system that covers the sky lit pitched roofs, filtering and controlling direct light so as not to disturb the readers inside. Custom made furniture serves multi-purpose functions, offering various seating arrangements, tables, and shelving in one fixture.

Skymizer Inc office by Strontium Design International, Taipei – Taiwan

September 16th, 2016

The trapezoid-shaped walls built with laminated glass and gray glass has separated the space to public and private Area. Four private rooms which use trapezoid-shaped and inverted trapezoid-shaped gray glass to make RD (research and development) engineers easily write and discuss in quite environment.

Forte Santa Catarin by RVdM Arquitecto, Figueira da Foz – Portugal

September 14th, 2016

The most significant intervention was the introduction of hidden infrastructure enabling its adaptation to the new program without losing its original spatial relationship, internally and externally – with the natural surrounding and its urban landscape – as a place of seclusion, lookout and observation.

A Column is a System exhibition, USA, Mexico, Canada

August 25th, 2016

‘Una Columna es un Sistema’ (A Column is a System) takes place simultaneously in two countries: Mexico and Argentina. Monoambiente gallery, in Buenos Aires, hosts the first part of this exhibition.

Coca-Cola pavilion by Atelier Marko Brajovic, Rio de Janeiro – Brasil

August 16th, 2016

The visual effect of movement is enhanced by lightning system programmed to react on different events as concerts, games and other brand activations. The main installation as well organize and introduce the public into the interactive installations as photo in 360 degrees, real-time dance game, a gallery, concert stage… and entrance to the store.

Tudsbery Health & Wellbeing Centre by 3DReid, Edinburgh – UK

July 27th, 2016

Through extensive use of timber cladding, both inside and out, the project offers a warm and inviting environment for those who visit, many of whom suffer from anxiety-related conditions.