circa 05/08/10 © Junichi Nakagawa
circa 04/21/10 © Junichi Nakagawa
Architect Junichi Nakagawa gained extensive experience both in the field and office. We have seen some of the well-executed projects when he was still working for a small “komuten” (a general contracting company) in Tokyo. Continue Reading
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C’est très joli !
Dior Haute Joaillerie’s Victoire de Castellane Unveils Her Botanical Sculptures at Gagosian Paris
For her debut solo art exhibition Fleurs d’Excès, Victoire de Castellane remade the Gagosian Gallery in Paris into an imagined Eden.
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Leaving the paint peeled off the walls, but finishing it off with special resin to keep it intact, keeping the engravings, the scores and scratches are all elements of this rather casually untouched interior design approach. The tone was set by the existing interior shell of the former garage, the poured concrete walls and ceiling.
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L’Hotel Notre-Dame secondo Lacroix
You could almost catch sight of the hump-backed Quasimodo wandering among the cathedral’s bell-towers from the windows of Hotel Notre-Dame. A hint of Victor Hugo? It is impossible not to let your imagination run wild from such a charming position.
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Every company should have a courtyard like this for employees. Oh well… only in our dreams.
Fashion designer Elie Tahari hired MVVA to add a soothing landscape to a windowless suburban “box” he was renovating to relocate 300 warehouse and accounting staff. Mr. Tahari’s work spaces in New York City are renowned for their sensuous materials and unusual uses of landscape; he sought to recreate that feel in an otherwise hostile suburban building.
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GOLLY ± BOSSY DESIGN HOSTEL, Split, Croatia
クロアチアのスプリトは、アドリア海を臨むダルマチア最大の都市。そこに昨年オープンしたのがこの GOLLY ± BOSSY という、おしゃれな宿屋。もともとデパートだった建物を三ヶ月でホステルに改装してしまったそうだ。
GollyBossy is a boutique hostel in the centre of Split, Croatia.
Hotel Viura, Rioja, Spain
…how wine producers are using architecture to seduce consumers
Although the Phoenicians first bled wine from the river Ebro’s environs, Rioja’s image only recently got a makeover. Motivated by worship of wine, inspired by the edificial dynamism of crowded Napa and showcasing Spain’s purveyors of new wave gastronomy in their chic restaurants, the region’s enlightened bodegas, shimmering sharply and curvaceously in concrete, glass and steel, represent an affluent confidence.
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