iksoi design studio creates monochromatic interior for liquor store in india

architecture studio, iksoi, has completed the design for a liquor store called ‘b&w’, located within the ‘courtyard by marriott’ hotel in ahmedabad, india. the project functions as a government approved ‘permit room’ due to state regulations regarding...

designboom interviews francine houben of mecanoo at WAF 2018

francine houben, founding partner and creative director of dutch studio mecanoo, was a keynote speaker at the 2018 world architecture festival (WAF). the annual festival is the largest international, live architectural event, and includes the biggest...

this transparent showroom in japan is surrounded by an artificial pond

famous throughout japan for its water solutions, miura corporation has commissioned takenaka to develop a unique design that would symbolize the company’s brand and impress visitors from all over the world. to achieve this, the architects aimed...

anders berensson architects designs an oval office cut out of wood

anders berensson architects has designed part of their own studio space by using a CNC mill to create a puzzle of 16 plywood sheets which then were assembled into one big oval office surrounding...

klab architecture’s supermarket in athens features a set of gabled roofs

the main idea of klab architecture’s ‘thanopoulos supermarkets’ project is to change the notion today’s greek supermarkets  — average big boxes with long alleys of products. the design has been resolved as an interpretation...

studio gang completes 40 tenth’s ‘solar carving’ glass curtain wall

the glass curtain wall of ‘40 tenth’ — the 12-story office building designed by studio gang — is now complete ahead of the development’s opening in 2019. the project, currently under construction adjacent to...

atelier let’s transforms disused urban area into basketball courts in taiwan

taiwanese practice, atelier let’s, designs a basketball court pavilion in the hamasen area of kaohsiung city in taiwan. the aim of the project is to provide a ‘living room’ for the community in an area that...

eight frank lloyd wright buildings nominated to UNESCO world heritage list

eight buildings designed by frank lloyd wright have been nominated to the UNESCO world heritage list — a collection which represents the first modern architecture nomination from the united states to the list. spanning...

frank gehry designs youth orchestra los angeles center for LA phil

the first permanent, purpose-built facility for youth orchestra los angeles (YOLA) is set to begin construction. designed by frank gehry, the building was unveiled by the los angeles philharmonic (LA phil) in august 2018,...

GAD proposes organic structure for istanbul technical university library

GAD architecture presents their proposal for the new istanbul technical university library for the maslak campus of istanbul university. the project aims to create a center for knowledge and become a landmark within the campus....