Articles tagged Glass

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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.

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
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An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.