Articles tagged Gallery

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Why the retail-gallery trend shows no signs of slowing – or sizing – down

Barcelona – Barcelona boutique, bookstore, gallery and restaurant Darial is a product of designer Djaba Diassamidze’s holistic approach to curation.

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An ice storage in a small Japanese city becomes a gallery for local artists

Fujiyoshida, Japan – Taku Sakaushi and O.F.D.A. architects renovated a former ice storage space in Fujiyoshida and turned it into a gallery dedicated to local artists.

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Want less work and more live and play? Cultural centres may offer your best respite

Xi’an, China – The Qujiang Cultural Centre, a new institutional space in Xi’an, wants to address a work-life balance for its creative (millennial) visitors.

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Does the future of shopping malls depend on top galleries and extraordinary restaurants?

Hong Kong – CL3 Architects designed H Queen's, a Hong Kong shopping mall housed in an austere glass tower that's completely allocated for art galleries and restaurants.

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Abruzzo Bodziak turns pages (and whole walls) in an homage to architecture books

New York City – What are the most important books in a selection put together by Storefront for Art and Architecture for their newest exhibition? The ones that history missed. 

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Come for the cinema, stay for the bar and gallery and restaurant

SHANGHAI – Cinker Pictures expands from its first Beijing location, offering a vibrant boutique hospitality space for the trendy and well-heeled.

House for a photographer by FORM/Kouichi Kimura. Photo Norihito Yamauchi & Yoshihiro Asada
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There’s more than meets the eye in FORM’s new house

SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.

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Axel Arigato goes offline with its new Stockholm pop-up store

Stockholm – Christian Halleröd supplements the Swedish designer’s online store with a new – and this time temporary – offline experience.

Alserkal Avenue by OMA. Photos Mohamed Somji (courtesy of Alsekral Avenue)
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OMA repurposes four warehouses into a collection of configurable spaces

Dubai – A group of warehouses on Alserkal Avenue in the industrial quarter of Al Qouz  promotes cultural activities and the collaboration of artistic disciplines within the area.

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The Museo degli Innocenti folds you away along with its art

FLORENCE – In the middle of a piazza, a mysterious golden door unfolds to reveal a museum where the art is displayed like individually wrapped treasures. 

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Zaha Hadid Architects transforms mathematics into a purple haven for the London Science Museum

LONDON – Striving to display the presence of mathematics in our daily lives, Zaha Hadid Architects takes inspiration from the equations of airflow used in the aviation industry for …

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Mathieu Lehanneur abandons the art-fair booth in his salute to antiquity

PARIS – Specializing in sculpture and artefacts from ancient Rome is Galerie Chenel, a well-known establishment on the Quai Voltaire in Paris.