Ribja Brv: The Bridge that Was 100 Years Late

15 November 2014 No Comments

The master-planner of Slovenia’s capital intended to build a footbridge next to the city’s Fishmarket Square, but never actually managed to do so. Nearly 100 years later, studio Arhitectura D.o.o. have now completed the old master’s plan, with an elegant and non-intrusive design that from afar appears paper-thin. [...]

Pocinho High Performance Rowing Centre by Álvaro Fernandes Andrade

12 November 2014 No Comments

Situated next to the river Douro, this high-performance training facility for rowing athletes in Pocinho, Portugal by architect Álvaro Fernandez Andrade is defined by local traditional architecture and climate. [...]

Artist Ai Weiwei @Large on Alcatraz

11 November 2014 No Comments
27 September 2014 - 26 April 2015

@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz is an exhibition of new works by the renowned Chinese artist, in situ at the infamous and former United States Penitentiary. Raising questions about human rights and freedom of expression, @Large resonates far beyond the bounds of Alcatraz Island. [...]

Café Ferdinand in Hamburg, Germany by Aerogram Studio

08 November 2014 No Comments

‘‘Hello, Operator? Where’s my cappuccino?’’ The early history of telecommunication and a genius inventor from the 1900’s have inspired the interior of Café Ferdinand in Hamburg, designed by Aerogram Studio as part of the new Vodafone flagship in town. [...]

The New LoftCube on the Rooftop of Hotel Daniel in Graz, Austria

07 November 2014 No Comments

A 44-square-meter LoftCube - a type of prefabricated living pod - has landed on the roof of the Hotel Daniel in Graz, Austria, offering the best views in town! [...]

Honouring Tradition and Craft: The 'Original Spirits' Campaign by Mount Gay

05 November 2014 No Comments

Mount Gay, the world's oldest existing rum house, collaborates with creative agency Protein and invites us to discover the work of four young creatives who like to put hands-on craft and the artisanal spirit above everything else. [...]

Rising Design Stars 'Chudy and Grase' talk to Yatzer

02 November 2014 No Comments

Only a couple of months after they both graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven (NL), Nils Chudy and Jasmina Grase seem to be the design duo set to conquer Europe. [...]

A Contemporary Caretaker’s House in Douro Valley, Portugal

29 October 2014 {1} Comment

Casa Do Caseiro, a charming gatehouse designed by Sara Antunes Mário Ferreira Arquitectos, can be found on Quinta da Boavista, a vintage wine producing farm in Mesão Frio in Portugal’s spectacular Douro Valley. The new building is a reinterpretation of the farm’s vernacular typology. [...]