Category: PROJECT NEWS

XI’AN MAIKE CENTER’S BOOKSTORE

In the capital city for thirteen dynasties, Xi’an, there is a high-tech industry development zone which takes the lead in the most advanced technologies. In 1st and 2nd floor of a modern building which stands in this zone, YJY MAIKE CENTRE FLAGSHIPSTORE was designed by the famous Japanese …

SHOW, DON’T TELL – NEOLITH® EXTENDS GLOBAL REACH WITH 14 NEW SHOWROOMS

Today, Neolith®, a leading brand of Sintered Stone, announces plans for four new showrooms in Milan, Rome, Amsterdam and Düsseldorf, expanding its global presence. The development sees Neolith adding to an impressive roster of venues internationally in Madrid and Barcelona, Spain; Tokyo, Japan; Ramallah, Palestine; Singapore; Manhattan, Phoenix, …

TINGBJERG LIBRARY AND CULTURE HOUSE

With the opening October 1, 2018, Tingbjerg Library and Culture House is a new landmark building in Copenhagen, Denmark. COBE’s aim is for the project to serve as an urban catalyst and an architectural framework for social and cultural activities, thereby contributing to a positive development of the …

Welcome to the Pleasure Dome

The one of a kind in Ireland and the UK Bubble Domes at Finn Lough in Fermanagh give occupants a truly memorable experience under the stars with high end touches to boot. Located on a 45-acre peninsula in Fermanagh and featuring 180 Degree transparent walls, the domes offer …

BUILDING GETS PERMIT 130 YEARS TOO LATE

The iconic Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona has agreed to pay €36m (£31m) to authorities after going without a building permit for more than 130 years. Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi’s famous building has been under construction for 136 years – but with no official oversight or permit from …

STARBUCKS ROASTERY

Coffee beans zip through pneumatic tubes on their way from the roasters to the baristas pulling shots at the espresso bar in the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in Seattle. The resemblance to Willy Wonka’s candy factory is intentional, according to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, as a …

STUDENTS CONSTRUCT 7 INNOVATIVE TINY CABINS

The ninth Hello Wood International Summer University and Festival has taken place at Hello Wood’s campus in the Hungarian countryside. As part of the week-long Cabin Fever program, students from 65 universities around the world were given the opportunity to build seven contemporary timber cabins in a nomadic, …

GABLED METAL FOLLY CABINS PROVIDE GLAMPING SITE

This pair of gabled structures, built from weathering steel by Cohesion Studio, can be rented by visitors in the southern California desert. Folly can be used by glampers in America’s Joshua Tree National Park, who are looking to experience an off-grid vacation without compromising modern conveniences. Malek Alqadi …