Located in Abu Dhabi’s new Al Maryah Island financial district between the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and the Cleveland Clinic, Rosewood Abu Dhabi is a new 1,099,000 sq. ft. (102,000 m²) luxury, mixed-use development designed by new York-based Handel Architects. The complex includes a five-star 189-room Rosewood hotel, 131 serviced apartments, banquet facilities, meeting facilities, spa, fitness center, retail space, restaurants and parking.
By creating a sculptural metallic leaves suspended atop the new 800 sqm site, local practice b720 Arquitectos re-designed the Barcelona’s legendary flea market.
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, known all over the world for her polka-dotted patterns – of which we have recently spoken to her exhibition at the David Zwirner gallery in New York – was invited by W Magazine for the creative direction of its latest issue.
Japanese Torafu Architects has designed the gallery space for “Giving Warmth to the Building Skin-The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design” exhibition at INAX MUSEUMS in Tokoname.
Russian artistic collective TUNDRA, which focuses on creating spaces and experiences by making sound, visual and emotions work together, have created an interactive audiovisual installation with quadrophonic sound entitled ‘The Void’.