Esrawe Studio creates a series of structured shelves for Trama

Feb 21, 2019

Esrawe Studio has reportedly created a series of asymmetrically structured shelves. These shelves are inspired by the lattice structure of scaffolding that is used in construction. The shelves are made of wooden beams and are positioned on top of one another in a grid-like structure. They are further scattered with brass ledges and detailing. For the construction of Trama, not a single screw was reportedly used. Available in three different formats, two vertical and one horizontal, the structure of the shelves are made from natural and stained holm oak, as well as aged or natural brass for the ledges. The Mexico-based studio has made sure to use a combination of materials in order to provide a sophisticated character to the space.

Burj Jumeira to be the new icon of Dubai’s skyline

Feb 20, 2019

Images of 550-m tall split volume Burj Jumeira skyscraper in Dubai have been reportedly released. The structure rises from a lake-shaped like the fingerprint of the emirate's ruler. Unveiled by state-owned Dubai Holding, the supertall skyscraper has been dubbed as the new icon in Dubai's skyline. The tower has an oval-shaped base, which is patterned with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's fingerprint, and forms the heart of the project. Burj Jumeira will be reportedly used to host social, cultural and artistic events and activities. The pond will be surrounded by shops, and be complete with water fountains and a terraced outdoor amphitheatre. The observation deck is expected to offer 360-degree panoramic views of Dubai and the opportunity to skydive.

 

Häfele introduces Meister Service across India

Feb 20, 2019

Taking this approach forward, Häfeleis now set to introduce its latest service model called Meister Servicethat offers complete installation of a key hardware product by certified and trained service technicians from the company directly, at a reasonable service charge. At the launch of Meister Service, Jürgen Wolf, Managing Director, Häfele South Asia said, “We have often faced instances where our products have been handled and installed by carpenters or contractors who are not trained or certified to install the products. This completely compromises the quality and functionality of our fittings, which eventually affects our overall brand proposition. With Meister Service, we intend to take control of this and provide installation services for sophisticated product categories like sliding, kitchen fittings, furniture fittings and architectural hardware, which require detailed attention and considerable skill to be installed accurately.

Häfele’s Meister Service will be offered across the country through their team of over 45 certified technicians and will include site-visit, site-inspection site-measurement and fittings inspection by technician.

Studio B's creates a dwelling amid rocky mountains

Feb 20, 2019

A dwelling has been reportedly created by Studio B in the rocky mountains. It features black wooden cladding, sharply pointed roofs and cosy rooms awash in natural light. The V-Plan House occupies a wedge-shaped property with neighbours on both sides. Of the two wings, one wing is a single storey and houses the public areas, while the other one has two levels and contains the bedrooms. The exterior of the house is dark and the facades are black-stained cedar. A wire-brushing technique was used to give texture to the wooden siding, and to reveal subtleties in the material as light moves across it. The interiors features airy rooms with dramatic ceiling heights.

For more: www.studiobarchitects.com

Woods Bagot’s new $300m sustainable office design added to the city’s skyline

Feb 20, 2019

Cbus Property has reportedly revealed plans for the Woods Bagot-designed 83 Pirie, which is a $300 million commercial project in the heart of the Adelaide CBD. The building emphasizes on collaborative third spaces, including a 300-sq m landscaped rooftop terrace and an onsite wellbeing lifestyle centre, as well as 365-sq m of ground plane retail. 83 Pirie aims to target a GOLD WELL Rating and include sustainability features such as electric car charging stations, an abundance of natural light from the building’s three street frontages and drought resistant landscaping on the rooftop terrace. Elevated above the podium, the tower rises to take its place in the city skyline, with repetition of angled glass panels across the façade creating an elegant and sophisticated design aesthetic.

Alda Ly Architecture designs doctor’s clinic with earthy and homey features

Feb 20, 2019

In order to create a relaxing atmosphere in the doctor’s office and clinic in New York, Alda Ly Architecture has reportedly designed Parsley Health NYC Flagship Centre with white-wash walls and greenery. Spread across 5,500 sq ft, the office contains coaching and exam rooms, a diagnostic testing lab, administrative spaces, a patient lounge, a pantry and a dining area. Its lobby features a plant niche in the wall and a reception desk which is made of Caesarstone quartz and white oak. The waiting room is fitted with potted plants and comfy furniture, including a custom blue sofa and large rattan chairs. The kitchen is adjacent to the lounge and the white wall tiles are paired with blue-green cabinetry, white countertops and stools with copper-finished steel legs. A large white oak dining table is surrounded by wooden chairs.

 

For more: www.alda-ly.com

Ivy Studio designs tropical-themed restaurant Jack Rose

Feb 18, 2019

Ivy Studio has reportedly designed Jack Rose in Montreal. The structure features a dark chue and black and white markings, with weathered structural elements which are offset by pink lime-plaster walls and greenery. The tropical themed restaurant caters to rough floor covering, black rendered walls, and smoked mirrors, which are backlit to recall a sunset while offering softer background lighting. The bar is located in the middle of the restaurant with a pink-hued wood on the front. The central structure is intended to segment the remainder of the rectangular space into various areas for drinks and dining. The benches and tables are lined in stained black wooden planks, contrasted by pink leathery seating and marbled table tops.

 

 

 

 

Junya Ishigami to create Serpentine Pavilion 2019

Feb 18, 2019

Junya Ishigami has been reportedly selected to design Serpentine Pavilion 2019. The structure is expected to take the form of a huge slate roof rising up out of the landscape. The design is expected to comprise a roof made out of a natural slate, which is arranged to look as if it has emerged from the ground. Its design for the pavilion has been inspired by natural landscapes. The Japanese architect also leads the studio Junya Ishigami + Associates and will become the 19th designer of the prestigious annual commission, which will be installed beside the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens, London, this summer.

Parryware expands its product portfolio with new sanitaryware products

Feb 18, 2019

India’s contemporary bathroom solutions brand, Parryware has reportedly expanded its product portfolio with an addition of sixteen new sanitaryware products of 10 WCs and eight basins. For its basin collection, Parryware has reportedly launched Aquiline, Omega, Nuva and Gala collection of compact bowl basins. Designed with triple layer protection and shine coating, the latest collection offers a glossy finish and enhanced product life. These basins are stain resistant and avoid splashing of water making them a perfect fit for the urban bathrooms. Also, it has launched nine new designs in its single piece water closet portfolio for the first time in India, which are equipped with Vortex flushing technology. The products are exclusively designed for modern-day bathroom spaces and are an ideal fit for all bathrooms.

 

Coppin Dockray renovates Jørn Utzon's Ahm House

Feb 15, 2019

Coppin Dockray has reportedly renovated a modernist house built by Danish architect Jørn Utzon in Hertfordshire, England. The transformation of the Ahm House is a mix of contemporary and classic designs without losing the essence of the original design. Pale Aylesbury brick forms the walls, while the ceiling and mullions are a warm-toned wood and the floor both inside and out is a ceramic tile. Also, the design team worked on the furniture for the house, including a green marble and walnut coffee table, and a storage unit made from Oregon pine and black linoleum, and also commissioned a series of rugs. The bedroom is located towards the western end, whereas the living rooms are grouped together at the eastern end of the plan.

 

For more: www.coppindockray.co.uk