Articles tagged Book

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How can restaurant design be timeless? Eat Well Seated has a few answers

At this year’s Frame Awards, Andreu World is releasing a timely compendium: Eat Well Seated, an outstanding survey of quality restaurant design.

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A café is a common room is a workspace in this Bangkok office

Bangkok – In this case study from our book The Other Office Three, Party/Space/Design came up with a porous workspace that checks off several lifestyle boxes.

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With its warm design, this Swedish law firm welcomes students to use its legal library

Gothenburg – In this case from our book The Other Office Three, Bornstein Lyckefors designed a space for a law firm that welcomes students to use its collection of legal literature.

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How can you make an office feel both polished and down-to-earth?

Perth – For the Multiplex headquarters in Perth, Woods Bagot came up with a proposal that was able to be many good things at once. 

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Uber’s transient office in San Francisco references a streetscape aesthetic

San Francisco – For this workspace proposal, excerpted from our book The Other Office Three, Studio O+A references the company’s ride-sharing business.

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We’re sounding off: this is one of the most underrated materials in spatial design

Amsterdam – Often, the acoustic design and engineering of everyday environments goes unnoticed. Sound Materials highlights cases from the likes of OMA and i29.

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UNStudio reconsiders the role of the architect in Knowledge Matters

Amsterdam – In their Frame Publishers book, the UNStudio founders discuss how network knowledge permeated through several of their projects.

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To foster innovation, this lab uses Mexico City’s best active ingredient: its people

Mexico City – The complex emerging metropolis of Mexico City gave rise to Laboratorio para la Ciudad, an experimental lab aimed at helping it future-proof itself.

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‘London is a place to develop ideas, while New York is a place to realise them’

Tokyo – Artist Mariko Mori lives between London, New York and Tokyo. In this excerpt from Where They Create: Japan, she discusses the differences between them.

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From hidden houses to Nicole Kidman shade, this architectural book has many surprises

Amsterdam – Built Unbuilt revisits Julien De Smed’ts work, from PLOT TO JDSA to Makers with Agendas. We revisit some of his favourite projects featured in the book.

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‘Designers have not paid much attention to creating a vibrant store atmosphere’

Tokyo – In this essay, originally featured in our book about Schemata Architects, founder Jo Nagasaka discusses the role of retail design vs smartphones.

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A Japanese flower artist turns disposed plants into botanical sculptures

Tokyo – Featured in our book Where They Create: Japan, botanical artist Makoto Azuma speaks about his lab, where he experiments with floral arrangements.