Architecture

Instagram Offices in San Francisco by Geremia Design

April 7, 2014 Architecture
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In the fast moving world of high-tech, most offices have become tributes to connections, color, and the future, but not at Instagram. Instead, Geremia Design took the roots of Instagram and plugged them right into the design. Vintage cameras are displayed throughout the facility, a reminder to the photographic business Instagram thrives in. The furniture […]

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Old Chapel Turned into Intriguing Restaurant in Antwerp

April 6, 2014 Architecture
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The old chapel on the military base was showing its age. Still a structure with character and beauty, but unused. Investors saw the potential is this elegant building, but knew it needed a significant transformation to transform it from a chapel into a classy restaurant. They turned to the architectural arm of Piet Boon to […]

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This Underwater Discus Hotel in Dubai Would be Incredible

April 6, 2014 Architecture
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Dubai architecture continues to rock the world. One of the newest concepts being pushed towards construction is the Discus Underwater Hotel. The hotel will be split between a large disc above the water and an even larger disc with hotel rooms far below the ocean surface. Visitors to the hotel will ride elevators in the […]

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This Rainbow Twisted Road Bookstore Will Make Your Kids Want to Read

April 5, 2014 Architecture
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A trip to the bookstore is often met with resistance by kids. What could be more boring than walking up and down aisles of books? The Saraiva Bookstore São Paulo is one bookstore that kids love to visit, thanks to Arthur Casas design. The store features a rainbow walkway that undulates through the wall mounted bookshelves. […]

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Welcome To The Aqua Dome – A Thermal Heated Luxury Resort in Austria

March 26, 2014 Architecture
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The Aqua Dome takes the idea of a resort featuring hot springs and elegant pools to an entirely new level. The Aqua Dome Thermal Resort is located in Längenfeld, Austria, in the Ötztal valley, but its most important feature is 1800 meters away, straight down. Deep under the resort lies hot springs which have been tapped into […]

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D/Dock Updates Google’s Amsterdam Office

March 26, 2014 Architecture
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Google’s Amsterdam offices are officially reopened after some incredible renovations at the hands of D/Dock. The theme behind the new quirky design comes from company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, or more accurately, from their garages. D/Dock themed the new offices based upon items that were in the garages of the two founders, while […]

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Audi Designed Ski Lodge and Bar in St. Moritz

March 26, 2014 Architecture
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This ski season in St. Moritz was made more spectacular by Audi, but not for their cars, but for fantastic Quattro Ski Lodge and Bar they designed for skier in Switzerland. The lodge is a tribute to the Audi Quattro, one of the best cars for heading into the alps. The car’s sporty lines and […]

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This Corrugated Chameleon Cabin Looks Different from Every Angle

March 24, 2014 Architecture
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White Arkitekter of Scandinavia collaborated with Happy F+B Branding Company to illustrate the power of printed paper on a large scale. The Chameleon Cabin is created from corrugated paper painted on one side as black marble and on other surfaces as white marble. The corrugated construction hides one color if you are looking from one […]

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Magnificent House in Ashdod, Israel

March 20, 2014 Architecture
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Sometimes the most important feature of a house is its WOW factor, and without a doubt the House in Ashdod created by Zahavi Architects has plenty of WOW and curb appeal, but that is not what impresses us the most. The home was built for a family with children, and even though it has a […]

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Qatar Explores Floating Hotel Designs for 2022 World Cup Guests and It is Unreal

March 18, 2014 Architecture
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The World Cup Soccer Championships draws amazing numbers of soccer fans and Qatar is quickly working on ideas to house over 25,000 fans during the 2022 World Cup event. One of the most exciting concepts under consideration and preliminary design are a series of floating hotels that would form their own island just off the […]

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