In the heart of Bantry Bay in Cape Town, on the slopes of Lion’s Head, South African studio SAOTA created a stunning house with a spectacular view on the bay. Dramatic volume, far-reaching views, sculpture and raw textures – rock, timber, concrete – are the cornerstones of this house.
The Residence in Kifissia, one of the most expensive northern suburbs of Athens, Greece, was designed by local office Tense Architecture Network. The residence, wrapped in a “shell” of vegetation, looks like an austere prism, structurally supported by central pillars that make the house seem to float above the ground.
London-based Giles Miller Studio designed with British precision metal fabricators Tecan, ‘The Heart of Architecture’. This innovative installation has been constructed at the iconic Saint Johns Gate as a part of this years Clerkenwell Design Week.
In his first solo exhibition in a New York museum since 1980, American artist James Turrell re-imagines the Guggenheim rotunda as an enormous volume filled with shifting artificial and natural light. The stunning and immersive site-specific installation, Aten Reign, will be part of the upcoming exhibition James Tureel at Guggenheim Museum from June 21 to September 25.
Shown at Istanbul Museum of Modern Art on the occasion of the latest Instanbul Design Biennal, ‘Cerebral Hut’ is a kinetic installation that works with an interface that measures brain frequencies and turns them into a reactive environment.
Winchester and Bournemouth-based AR Design Studio realized a glass extension on a house in the town of Winchester, the old Roman capital of England. This renovation and extension plays on the contrast between light and dark, and injects a new lease of life into what was once an unoccupied and poorly maintained manor house.
SKUM Sørlandets Kunstmuseum in Norway host until September 1 one of Yayoi Kusama’s ‘total installations’: Dots Obsession – Love Transformed into Dots.
Starting from the televison-shaped icon of You Tube, Tokyo-based Klein Dytham Architecture has realized a unique interior for the video website’s new production studio of the Japanese capital.