JUL

Living in the Box: Studio in London

Deptford's Comet Street Studio in London by dRMM Architects

Photo: Alex de Rijke

Deptford’s Comet Street Studio was designed by dRMM Architects for an artist. It was particularly important to this artist that the studio have both good and adjustable natural ventilation as well as indirect light to prevent unwanted glare and shadows. Read more

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JUN

Breaking out of bleakness: Mehdi Ghadyanloo paints Tehran

Mehdi Ghadyanloo paints TehranMaking our city brighter: under this motto – and with permission from the municipal government – dozens of colourful murals are currently being created on Tehran’s otherwise rather bleak building exteriors. Read more

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JUN

A mobile hotel concept: hotel rooms to go

HIVE-INN mobile hotel concept by OVAOn the occasion of the Radical Innovation Awards 2014, OVA studio recently introduced their submission to the competition. The theme is a mobile hotel room that can ‘travel’; in other words, a room to go. Read more

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MAY

Ufogel House: Like a landed UFO

All photos: Lukas Jungmann

All photos: Lukas Jungmann

The architects Peter and Lukas Jungmann of the Jungmann & Aberjung Design Agency in Lienz, Austria, have come up with this striking house. Sporting the name Ufogel (a play on the word UFO and vogel, the German for bird), the shingle-clad building seems to have just touched down in the midst of the mountains. Read more

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MAY

A Home for an Oceanological Observatory

A Home for an Oceanological ObservatoryThis new home stands directly by the sea in the protected marine conservation area at Banyuls-Cerbères and is part of the same building complex as the oceanological observatory and centre for research at Banyuls-sur-Mer. The shape and colour of the building’s façade reminds visitors of coral.

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