Following with our round ups of works by categories, this week we bring you a selection of Interiors previously featured in ArchDaily.
Contrapunto Bookshop Contrapunto, designed by Lipthay + Cohn + Contenla, is a Chilean book shop that specializes in architecture, design, art, photography and illustrated books They invited us to develop a new concept for their most recent store. The atmosphere, architecture and design should act as a support for the book world, and deliver a pleasant environment were the content and the aesthetics of the books were the main characters. The project should solve the coexistence of three main book subjects: illustrated books, novels and medical books (read more…)
Two residences in New York While visiting Gage Clemenceau Architects we learned about their design process and research on building new forms through diverse design strategies that range from the use of automotive design software to a heavy reliance on robotic digital fabrication tools. This time we bring you two residences in New York by Gage Clemenceau – Mark Foster Gage & Marc Clemenceau Bailly. In the past decade architectural design has become increasingly reliant on the limited form-making tools offered in standardized architectural software package (read more…)
Nisha Bar-Lounge The project comes up from the intention of creating an entertainment space for adults of 30 years old and over. The place houses a lounge and a restaurant-bar area connected by a lobby. The lobby, predominantly in dark tones since it is covered with black metal plates and “terrazo” floor, is illuminated by psychedelic images displayed by eight plasma screens. The restaurant-bar is surrounded by crystal walls that changes colors in combination with the music and the videos (read more…)
AxD Gallery + Studio This isn’t just a gallery, but an architectural studio. This refurbishment of an old building exposes the original brick work, which mixed with wood results on a very warm interior space, contrasting with the white walls of the gallery. It’s a renovation of an urban storefront and warehouse to accommodate dual program of a contemporary art gallery and architectural studio. Not only did this permit separate front and service entrances, but allowed a natural coexistence of the gallery and studio without doors (read more…)
Barber Shop By Gage Clemenceau, the hair strand project started its way by considering the idea of what a hair strand is and what kind of insights it can provide for designing the interior space of the barber shop. Hair has a particular geometry and dynamics derived from natural law. The strand geometry is curved, in accordance with natural or designed hair growth of different people. The hair adheres to the gravity of earth but also has almost a dynamics of its own. These concepts were adapted for the interior space design to create setting and atmosphere appropriate to the barber shop functions (read more…)