BMW Group subsidiary DesignworksUSA creates a hotel suite made of ice for the MINI brand.
Oversized satin flowers disguise the models forming unusual silhouettes.
A beautiful wooden mask, one of the many layers of the façade, shields the residency from the busy city centre.
A prototype shelter for cyclists, a movable construction that can open up cross-country cycling.
The necklace is articulated as a series of lines inflecting on one another to create a sinuous ripple effect on the female body.
Such is the beauty of this project that it is worth presenting it through the eyes of two renowned photographers, Fernando Guerra and Joao Morgado, each recording it in his own signature way.
The house would replace the missing mountain that was scraped away, but not as a mountain, but a shadow or negative of the rock; what was found once the rock was removed, a hard glinting obsidian shard.
Two compelling symbols of relaxation, a hammock and a bath tub, inspired the designers to develop a piece that would provide the ultimate vehicle for total escapism.
With a light touch, the Bodice Rocker gently rocks back and pauses in mid-air, as if weightless, inciting a double-take by seeming to defy the pull of gravity.
When you enter the cinema, you encounter a sea of whiteness. Pages of the books are flipping along the wall making references to the white background and black font printing format.
Origami shirts that are crystallized into futuristic forms, enhanced by detailing in unexpected materials like wood.
The main feature is the facade, a cladding made up of rhomboid textile awnings which act as sunshades and interpret the Arabian tent structure tradition in a modern, technological way.
The parametric benches are made of sections of plywood bonded rods.
A stylistically and structurally challenging suspended chair. It is both delicate and ultra- robust, as it floats in the air like an artistic expression.
The wooden cabin and the natural terrain are tied together with a thick black frame creating a covered outside terrace with perfect views towards the exposed rocks and woods on the south side.
‘London As It Could Be Now’ was an open call ideas project where the architects explored the possibility for once again swimming in the tidal Thames.
A 400w UV Lamp and UV makeup are the ingredients of these amazing futuristic images.
The pool has a glass-bottom floor and a panoramic window at its interior facing edge allowing those in the kitchen and terrace, which extends under the cantilevered pool, to view those swimming.
A stream runs through the house separating it in two parts, private and public areas, the kitchen becoming the anchor of the house where its various limbs branch out into the landscape.
An impressive manipulation of the existing topography: The 3m height difference inspired the choreography and orientation of the building, making an open living possible.
The interior rendered entirely in a single monochromatic material -grey felt- turns echoes of neo-classicism into contemporary design, giving a new perception to surface.
An elevated – by a metre – wooden deck adopts the role of a public square underneath the raised house.
A single triangular volume plays conceptually with the Latin word ‘altus’ (rise) to increase its height as one approaches the altar which constitutes the main element of the temple.
The architect wanted to make the building float so that the plaza would pass beneath it, and to produce a unitary, continuous building, with roofs, floors and façades that were equivalent to each other.
Living space installations that fit into the spaces of the organic world in the forest without disturbing its beauty or balance.
The sculptural terminal, evokes the image of a manta ray and features a striking internal and external double ‘skin’ honeycomb motif that wraps the structure.
The house is a solid monolithic concrete block opened up through carvings, each carving becomes a place itself, some fitting just a single person, others more.
This orthogonal building opens up via a dramatic plastic volume creating a curvaceous passage characterized as a parting of the seas.
A composition of concrete volumes of different size and function forms the backdrop for the old pine family tree.
StudioMK27 was a nominee for the Residential category at INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors in Singapore.
In its proposed matter duality, the white concrete body emerges from the ground and sets the basis for defining a square. The floating black body of metal scales sets the height of the square, in a public urbanity redefined into three dimensions.
Magically Mesmerizing Water Imagery.