Articles tagged Glass


Can hotels ensure privacy in the world’s highest density neighbourhoods?

Guangzhou – Tokyo- and Shanghai-based firm Kooo Architects developed Hotel Far & Near Nanhao St., a guesthouse in one of the most populated areas of China.


Aesop’s new Hong Kong location is more about respect for the locale than innovation

Hong Kong – March Studio’s 17th store for the Australian skincare company minds the needs of target consumers and shows confidence in the local market.


You might want to move your wedding ceremony to this insane Japanese chapel

Himeji, Japan – KTX Archilab designed a cloud-like wedding chapel in Himeji – and its white, curved structures definitely make it look like it came from somewhere out of this world.


Design Parade pick: This Colombian designer highlights the other side of gold

Hyères – Simon Ballen Botero’s Suelo Orfebre, showcased at Design Parade, is a glassware project that combines post-colonial reckoning with embedded community research. 


An architect’s own house contains multitudes in a small London plot

London – How did Sophie Hicks make the most of a limited plot in the middle of pricey Kensington? By digging down and letting the entire neighbourhood in.


This tourist information centre in China is both wall-bending and mind-bending

Qinhuangdao, China – One of Wutopia Lab’s latest projects, a visitor centre for a tourism company, makes a visually playful reference to the sea and the sailors who brave it.


An immersive and ethereal Studio SWINE exhibition opens at Brooklyn's A/D/O

New York City – Studio SWINE captures invisible elements of nature and gives them body in a new show at Brooklyn art and design incubator A/D/O. 


New technologies redefine glass in Space Popular installation

LONDON – Space Popular reinterprets the cathedral in Glass Chain, and calls into question the nature of glass in the phygital world.


HofmanDujardin adds vitality points to health insurer ONVZ’s HQ

HOUTEN, the Netherlands – Here to contribute to the ongoing evolution of the modern-day workplace is HofmanDujardin’s take on a health-conscious office environment.

Musée de la Romanité by Elizabeth de Portzamparc. Photo Serge Urvoy

Elizabeth de Portzamparc fashions a glass toga on the Musée de la Romanité

NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …

People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen

Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …

Town Hall by cepezed. Photo Lucas van der Wee & Gert-Jan Vlekke

The Town Hall by Cepezed is a greenhouse for all

NAALDWIJK – Known for its horticulture in greenhouses, the Westland in the Netherlands can welcome a new ‘greenhouse’ with Cepezed’s town hall.

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