Designed by Edward Suzuki Architecture  this two-storey contemporary home is located in Kamakura, a city found in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.  This contemporary Japanese house sits in a commercial/residential zone. As such, the neighboring houses and shops encroach upon the site rather closely, so much so that from the start the idea to ‘look out’ from the property was abandoned to instead ‘look inward’ was adopted. F Residence includes a circularly shaped atrium. Since the client-owner had a vast amount of […]

Semiramis Hotel Athens, Karim Rashid’s first hotel project, is a fusion of Rashid’s influence and owner Dakis Joannou’s vision and own dedication to the modern art world. In a city known for its ancient past, the Semiramis is a hotel of the future. From the  hotel you have 5 minutes from Kifissia, 10 minutes to Marousi business center, 20 minutes to Athens airport & 30 minutes to the center of Athens. The Semiramis Hotel Athens is an intimate hotel that […]

Hughes Umbanhowar Architects have designed the River Road house in Sewall’s Point, Florida. This house was built on a fairly wide area, 12,300 square meters. The modern design featuring a series of well-defined volume in an interesting composition. A series of geometrical shapes of different dimensions, colors and materials compose the house itself, giving it a very modern look. Italian limestone, stucco, glass and mahogany, they all come together to create a structure that’s coherent despite of the fact that […]

The holiday house designed by Pedro Reis is located in Melides, on the southern Alentejo Coast, Grândola, Portugal. Designed by Pedro Reis, the client’s wish was to have a contemporary holiday house to escape from the city noise. The minimalist philosophy represents a lifestyle that is practical, dynamic, concise, effective and efficient, which is applied in all aspects of life including the architecture, interior spaces and exterior garden. The kitchen, as the center of the house, take the very important here, acting as a point […]

Bologna-based studio Enrico Iascone Architetti has designed the Private House in Sassuolo, Italy. This two-family concrete building  has the rooms of the house are arranged around the patio, allowing the penetration of light into the core of the house. The privacy and quiet of the patio is combined with the aesthetic qualities and the expression of elegance by the dark walls.The building structure is made of wood and covered with slabs of thick ceramic panels mounted on a ventilated  wall. […]

The largest swimming pool in the world is the San Alfonso del Mar seawater pool in Algarrobo, Chile. It is 1,013 m long and has an area of 8 ha , it was completed in December 2006.  It was listed officially as the largest swimming pool by area in the Guinness Book of World Records. The pool holds a staggering 250 million liters (66 million gallons)  of water and is the equivalent to about 6,000 8-meter long pools. Located about 90 kilometers (56 miles) […]

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Want to have the best attraction on the beach? Wibit makes it easy with our spectacular modular Sports Parks. Commercial grade construction, tough German safety standards and excellent support gives you trouble-free entertainment for your guests. Challenging sporting activities on the water and different every time. This is what the Wibit is all about. Play in the circuit or on stand-alone products it’s always funny! From public pools, to beach resorts to camps,  they have a Wibit combination to suite your needs and budget!  Taking fun […]

With it’s elegant pure Japanese design, WASARA truly offers the best in eco-friendly dinnerware. Holding a plate in one’s hands, its form, texture, and ease of use make the heart skip. It naturally elicits people’s smiles. WASARA is such a series of paper tableware. On occasions where friends and families gather for formal or home parties, WASARA’s elegant flowing forms will accentuate the delicacy of the cuisine, even choreographing the graceful movements of those who hold them.  Made entirely from tree-free […]

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Boon Grass is a modern countertop drying rack that is sleek and stylish and can be used with a wide variety of baby accessories. The two-piece design makes it easy to clean. Water drains into the lower tray while baby accessories rest on flexible grass blades to air dry. Great for everything from bottles to pacifiers. Grass and tray are both dishwasher-safe.

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Let me present you a pretty PANTONE Kitchen , a new colorful way of cooking. Pantone’s Appliances Concept by Italian Antonio Lanzillo & Partners was presented at Milan Design week 2012. Each product can be controlled even via smartphone.

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Are you ready for a ride? 600 Volkswagens stacked into 200ft tall silos ready for delivery! These futuristic garages are the ultimate car showroom – with millions of pounds worth of new vehicles sitting in the stunning glass towers. The new owners can watch as their car is picked up from a bay and delivered to them at the Autostadt CustomerCenter, with the speedometer at zero.  The theme park also features a three Michelin star restaurant, the world’s largest glass doors […]

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Architects are tackling the problems of the concrete jungle with ambitious schemes using green technology to grow forests in the sky. According to Christopher Woodward, a writer for the Financial Times:  ” The most exciting new tower in the world is under construction in Milan, Italy ”  This vertical forest will span across two towers that have fabulous balconies designed to house these trees. If  we are talking about optimizing space, this vertical forest will consist of 900 trees, 5,000 bushes and 11,000 plants.  This forest, designed by architect Stefano […]

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A new Starbucks in Seattle has created an entire store from four old shipping containers. The Starbucks officially opened in mid-December off Interstate 5 in Tukwila, according to Inman News. Spokesman Alan Hilowitz told the website the store will contribute to reducing the company’s overall carbon footprint.  Tony Gale III, Starbucks’ corporate architect and architect of record for the project, described the mindset with which he and his team tackled the store’s design. “We were able to open our minds to the use […]

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Most of the houses in this area tend to concentrate on the outer spaces by using lightweight structures attached to the main volume. So did the architects from Estudio BaBO when they realized the project for MYP House in Buenos Aires. They chose to exteriorize the volume, instead of hiding it, exploiting all of its possibilities. They first, exposed it, and then applied different articulation mechanisms to create a variation of spatial relations between the different factors present in the projects program. The […]

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‘Reel‘  designed by Yeongkeun Jeong can transform the main triangle of the bike frame to store your belongings. The silicone stickers are attached onto the frame and the elastic band is wound up between them. Unlike common bicycle accessories, the flexibility of the band allows the user to express their style by customizing the shape of ‘Reel’.

The kitchen is the central living space in any flat or house. It acts as the occupants’ visiting card, with the quality of the interior fittings reflecting their users’ quality of life. German kitchen style has really a great and  unique design, very interesting and not easy to find! German kitchen design cabinets with a flexible form, can be used in all places, in various size kitchen, and also has lots space and save your kitchen utensil of German kitchen […]

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