The design for the new National Museum of Qatar, unveiled by French architect Jean Nouvel, shows a complex comprised almost entirely of a series of interlocking discs of various dimensions, to form walls, ceilings, floors and terraces.
By reclaiming salvaged materials and adhering to modernist tenets, Factory 20 makes available a stunning and eclectic collection of vintage modern furniture, art, lighting and objects from a range of periods, encompassing the Bauhaus and industrial eras of the 20th century.
The glass objects feature tubes, funnels and steps to each represent a different building typology.
Shown here is ‘Apartments’ (top) and ‘Hotel’.
Cute concept for this cafe and creative space in Fukuoka, Japan.
Another fine example by Japanese architects Suppose Design Office, displaying their ability to make concrete beautiful through clever juxtaposition with other materials and the use of light.
Built in an area of Hiroshima where there are no outdoor gardens, they have created the kind of place that you could almost call a real garden, with sunlit rooms using natural materials and raw finishing in an effort to evoke elements of the outdoors and bring a sense of the garden indoors.
House in Koamicho is a residence in Hiroshima, Japan, designed by Japanese architects Suppose Design Office. Situated on a long narrow plot, residents move between rooms through covered courtyards and glazed spaces planted with small trees to give glimpses of the outside.