Articles tagged Gold

A mix of opulence and understatement dominate the renovation.

Dominique Perrault Architecture furnishes the Palace of Versailles with more gold

VERSAILLES – It can be assumed that the latest refurbishment of the prominent French palace would have been in the sense of its last resident, King Louis XIV.

The palazzo's façade reminds of different times.

OMA transforms Venice's Fondaco dei Tedeschi into a modern temple of consumption

VENICE – Showing no fear of the new, Dutch practice OMA has renovated a historic palazzo which will soon become home to a luxurious retail outlet.

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Ragnarock gives architectural expression to what the town of Roskilde has represented since hosting its first music festival.

COBE and MVRDV stud Ragnarock museum with rock 'n' roll flair

ROSKILDE – Situated on top of an old warehouse of the former concrete factory, a new museum for rock, pop and youth culture transforms a derelict site into a creative neighbourhood and symbol of …

The concert hall is situated within the basement of the venue, in the place of a former swimming pool.

Chartier-Corbasson embellishes a concert venue with sheets of golden stainless steel

NILVANGE – The Parisian firm adapted the prefabricated building into a concert hall and music school.

The Ngoolark Student Services building of Edith Cowan University shimmers with its golden façade (photo: Rob Ramsay).

JCY Architects impresses with a golden student service centre

PERTH – Edith Cowan University is now home to the golden Ngoolark Student Services building inspired by the endangered Carnaby cockatoo.

‘Keeping the coloured finishes to essentially two strengthens the main building forms and their presence to the campus.’

Burwood Highway Frontage Building at Deakin University by Woods Bagot

MELBOURNE – Woods Bagot’s new research facility for Melbourne’s Deakin University aspires to both monumental and academic prestige.

Volumes housing separate functions for the facility are stacked to create dynamic linear and proportional tensions.

Sunray Woodcraft Construction Headquarters by DP Architects

SINGAPORE – DP’s Sunray headquarters integrates manufacturing and corporate functions into a boldly modern beacon amidst Singapore’s ‘International Furniture Hub’.