Articles tagged wood

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This refurbished small home is now fit for a man, his best friend and his vegetable garden

Madrid – Husos Arquitectos adapted a small space to the needs of a young doctor with crazy work hours and a short-nosed dog with heat aversion. 

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What’s on the ground floor of this wave-like Japanese house? A sake store

Kitami, Japan – Architect Jun Igarashi is behind a new type of Asian shophouse: an apartment on top linked to a sake store below by way of an elegant curve. 

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At this burger joint in Barcelona, the colour palette is medium rare

Barcelona – For this restaurant project, AMOO makes a smart and on-brand use of the limited area of a 19th-century tube-like space, low ceilings and all. 

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The right flooring can turn a historical Spanish market into a playground for kids

Alcañiz, Spain – Artigo rubber flooring by Ettore Sottsass' office helped two Spanish architects turn a collage of contradictory visual elements into a coherent kids' community …

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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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An exhibition at Domotex 2019 traces the many lives of wood

Hannover – The Wood Lifecycle exhibition at Domotex 2019 will highlight the material's virtues and the trends and innovation surrounding it.

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This Amsterdam café creates a 3D optical illusion with wood

Amsterdam – The new Lebkov & Sons location in Zuidas takes the chain’s traditional square pattern and turns it into a quiet feat of digital fabrication. 

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A new Camper store in Italy pays tribute to terracotta

Fidenza, Italy – Francesc Rifé Studio uses terracotta, rope, steel and oak to connect the Mallorcan shoe brand to local traditions in Fidenza.

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Atelier van Berlo breathes new life into an old Philips building

Eindhoven – The Van Berlo Design Agency makes its home inside the Innovation Powerhouse, a new office building born out of the skeleton of a Philips power plant.

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A Spanish taqueria offers a ‘city within a city’ experience

Vigo, Spain – Newly opened Sierra Madre Taquería invites diners to Monterrey, Mexico by way of Vigo, Spain – through colour, space and tacos.

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A 90s house in Seoul gets a colourful update

Seoul – Daniel Valle Architects brought a typical 90s dwelling straight into the present with a process that mirrored the history of the neighbourhood. 

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This Japanese ‘shaire’ salon mixes co-working with hair styling

Tokyo – What can the hair salon industry learn from co-working spaces? Go Today, a new sharing concept in the competitive Tokyo market, has a good answer.