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10 Beautiful Brazilian Apartment Interiors

From Oscar Niemeyer's iconic Edifício Copan to Lina Bo Bardi's influential glass house, Brazil has long been notable for its residential architecture. Part of that success has been driven by the strength of Brazilian interiors, as many of the country's designers have an astute understanding of and appreciation for materials. Many designs sensitively fuse both rough, raw elements with luxurious details—an approach that is can be cleverly adjusted to suit a wide variety of clients and budgets. Here we showcase ten projects, published on both ArchDaily and ArchDaily Brasil, that respond to the needs of different clients and different ways of living to provide a cross-section of interior architecture in Brazil.

© Leonardo Finotti © Maira Acayaba © Marcelo Donadussi © Bruno Cardi // João Duayer + 11

Below are the 10 selected projects. 

Best Office Awards 2017 - Call for Submissions

Best Office Awards 2017 – Call for submissions!

OfficeNext announced the launch of its 8th annual international competition for best corporate interior projects.

Best Office Awards has been held since 2010 and it is the main Russian professional award in the field of corporate interiors design. Russian and foreign office projects are denoted with this award and the prize is given to the office architect and customer tandem.

Every year more than 100 projects take part in the Award. Since it was established Best Office Awards — considerate prestigious and important event for a lot of top russian and international

Office KGDVS Create "Silver Lining" Scenography for Kortrijk's 25th Biennale Interieur

Located close to the French border, one Belgian city has become a biannual fixture on the calendar for those who work with interior space. Since its foundation in 1968, Kortrijk's (Courtrai in French) Biennale Interieur has been at the beating heart of interior-innovation, curated by leading figures such as Philippe Starck, Gio Ponti, and Verner Panton.

This year, for the Biennale's 25th anniversary, Kersten Geers and David Van Severen (Office KGDVS)—a practice with strong roots in the city itself—have been invited to make their mark on the exhibition's architectural and artistic programme. Their take on the show, entitled Silver Linings, marks a shift from the presentation of objects to the creation of full scale, complete interiors.

© Frederik Vercruysse © Frederik Vercruysse © Frederik Vercruysse © Frederik Vercruysse + 22

AD Classics: Café l'Aubette / Theo van Doesburg

Concealed behind an 18th century Baroque façade in Strasbourg’s Place Kléber, the Café L’Aubette is a dazzlingly incongruous expression of the 1920s De Stijl movement. Designed by Theo van Doesburg, one of the movement’s founders and leading lights, the Aubette’s minimalist, geometric aesthetic was heavily influenced by the work of contemporary artists such as Piet Mondrian. In designing the café’s interiors, Van Doesburg sought to do more than simply place viewers before a painting; he wanted to envelop them in it.

DISTRIBUTE! HACK 2016

Time Inc, NBBJ, and PowerToFly have partnered to host a global hackathon in Seattle, New York, and London. Teams will compete to invent the future of the distributed workplace; building products to encourage collaboration, connection, and culture flow. Prizes will include in-kind tech donation and an installation of the winning work.

7 Examples of How to Show Off Interiors in Your 3D Models, As Selected by Sketchfab

When making a 3D model, just as with a physical model, one of the biggest challenges is in effectively conveying the feeling of a design's interior. This is made worse by the fact that historically, 3D modeling and viewing software has treated the design being modeled as primarily an object to be orbited around, rather than as a space to be viewed from within. The introduction of first-person viewing modes has improved this, but these still are hampered by the fact that movement is never as simple or intuitive as simply walking around in real space. All of this can make presenting interior spaces a frustrating experience.

However, there are a variety of techniques you can use to display interiors more effectively. In the second of our Selected by Sketchfab series, our partners at Sketchfab have picked out the best examples of from their platform of models that inventively show off interior spaces.

Vote Now: Staircase Design Competition

UPDATE: The shortlisted entries have been announced and public voting is open until February 15th! Cast your vote here.

International staircase design specialist, EeStairs - has launched the second edition of its Staircase Design Competition. Open to anyone who wishes to participate - the entries will be shortlisted by a panel of expert judges before the winners are decided by public vote in February 2016. In March, two cash prizes of £2,000 each, will be awarded at a prize giving ceremony.

EeStairs is on the hunt for individuals who will look beyond staircases and balustrades as functional components of architecture, but instead combine practicality and artistic imagination to create truly outstanding designs.

The Folded Apartment / More Design Office

© Raphael Olivier © Raphael Olivier © Raphael Olivier © Raphael Olivier + 20

Shanghai, China
  • Interiors designers: More Design Office
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 50.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2014

YKC II / PLOTCREATIVE Interior Design

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Quanzhou, China

2016 AIANY Design Awards

AIA New York’s annual Design Awards Program recognizes outstanding architectural design by AIA New York Chapter members, New York City based architects in any location, and work in New York City by architects around the globe. The purpose of the awards program is to honor the architects, clients, and consultants who work together to achieve design excellence.

Open Call: Shape the Next Big Idea in Home Décor

The world of home décor is witnessing new trends and styles everyday. It is an intriguing space, infused with innovation and freshness. From innovative shapes and colors to unconventional materials, novelty is the name of the game!

First launched in 2014, Godrej Design Lab, in association with ELLE DECOR, is a platform that brings new creative design endeavors to life, acting as a catalyst for design experiments by propelling innovative ideas to the next level. This year designers are invited to showcase their skills, with a focus on ideas that strike the perfect balance between originality and manufacturability. Designers can submit their ideas across four categories: Furniture; Furnishings; Lighting; and Home Décor & Accessories. Shortlisted projects will be mentored by the best minds in the industry, and a handful among those designs will be developed into prototypes and exhibited at the prestigious India Design ID 2016.

The Long(ish) Read: Walter Benjamin Unpacking his Library

Welcome to The Long(ish) Read: a new AD feature which uncovers texts written by notable essayists which resonate with contemporary architecture, interior architecture, urbanism or landscape design. In this essay, written in 1931, Walter Benjamin narrates the process of unpacking his library. All in boxes, he takes the reader through elements of his book collection: the memories attached to them, the importance he placed on the act of 'collecting' and the process of accumulation, and how objects like books inhabit a space.

Coffee Bar Kearny / jones | haydu

© Art Gray © Art Gray © Art Gray © Art Gray + 14

  • Architects: jones | haydu
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2015

Kale – Cersaie 14 / Paolo Cesaretti

© Lorenzo Pennati © Lorenzo Pennati © Lorenzo Pennati © Lorenzo Pennati + 30

  • Architects: Paolo Cesaretti
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 700.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2014

076 Susaloon / elii

© Miguel  de Guzmán © Miguel  de Guzmán © Miguel  de Guzmán © Miguel  de Guzmán + 11

  • Architects: elii
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 24.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2014

Cafeina Café / mode:lina architekci

© Marcin Ratajczak © Marcin Ratajczak © Marcin Ratajczak © Marcin Ratajczak + 15

  • Architects: mode:lina architekci
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 92.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2014

Le Campus / Virserius Studio

© Eric Laignel © Eric Laignel © Eric Laignel © Eric Laignel + 15

Roissy-en-France, France
  • Architects: Virserius Studio
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2014

TOG Flagship / Triptyque + Philippe Starck

© Ricardo Bassetti © Ricardo Bassetti © Ricardo Bassetti © Ricardo Bassetti + 19

São Paulo, Brazil
  • Architects: Triptyque, Philippe Starck
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2015