KENCHIKUKAGU FOLDABLE ROOMS | BY TOSHIHIKO SUZUKI

Due to finances, the ever-growing urbanization and the environment, space-saving furniture has become a huge hit in today’s world. The best example of extremely user-friendly furniture that saves you both money and space is certainly an ingenious Japanese invention called the Kenchikukagu Foldable Rooms, designed by architect Toshihiko Suzuki, currently a professor of design systems …

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Habitable Polyhedron – A Family Retreat and Garden Office in One

Garden office by Colombian architects Manuel Villa & Alberto González Sepúlveda is more than a mere office, but a family retreat or a place to unwind and it’s simply perfect. It is a home away from everyone, it’s a beautiful addition to any environment, including a garden, it is fully functional and it will not …

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Floating Dome Made Of NYC’s Broken Umbrellas and Plastic Bottles

The Bronx River in New York is the place where you can see this amazing floating dome created by SLO Architecture Studio run by spouses Amanda Schachter and Aexander Levi. It is made of recycled umbrellas and plastic bottles. However, this is not a new idea. The same couple had already created a similar dome …

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TOP ARCHITECTURE SCHOOLS IN THE WORLD

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” – Winston Churchill This simple, yet a very true statement from Winston Churchill illustrates just how important is for any architecture student to fully understand and embrace the concept of creating and feel the responsibility that comes with designing for people. In order to achieve such creative …

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‘WIND’ WICKER FLOOR FAN | BY GERVASONI

You would be hard-pressed to find a fan that doesn’t look like a hideous centerpiece in your room, sticking out like a sore thumb, and doing its best not to blend in with the décor. An inconspicuous wicker floor fan called Wind L, designed by the British designer Jasper Startup and produced by the eminent …

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Bonny Plant Lamp – A Solar Powered Plant Lamp by Chun Jiang Yao

One might wonder what is the point of having a plant-incorporated lamp in your home, but as Chun Jiang Yao, who designed the Bonny Plant Lamp (known also as the Fresh Lamp) for Yanko Design, puts it – “The Fresh Lamp is a nice way to integrate lamps, plant care and unique décor”. After all, …

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‘Switch’ Restaurant Lounge in Dubai by Karim Rashid

You can like or dislike Karim Rashid’s work, sing praises about him or criticize him, call him ingenious or “a stylist who tries too hard” (the source of this statement will remain nameless on purpose), but you certainly cannot deny the fact that this iconic designer and artist has the unmistakable style. To us, his …

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Quartz Armchair by CTRL ZAK and Davide Barzaghi

The Quartz Armchair is two in one – it has interesting looks and practical use. This piece of furniture is designed by the Greek design studio CTRL ZAK in the collaboration with Davide Barzaghi. It’s hard to tell whether the design of the Quartz Armchair is subtle, or just the opposite- aggressive. Inspired by nature, …

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The Avenue on Portage by 5468796 Architecture

Two buildings in Winnipeg that used to be famous and some of the most prominent retail destinations – The Avenue and Hample Buildings – were losing their shine for years, but their new life has begun. The site was purchased by an investor who wished to turn them into 75 rental apartments and 22,500 sq …

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