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Dujiangyan Zhongshuge Bookstore / X+Living

September 30, 2020 罗靖琳 - Jinglin Luo 0

Pushthe glass curtain door open,  the unique C-shape bookshelves with a natural walnut color will be in front of your eyes. The seemingly irregular sequence builds the intimacy of the space and becomes ahighlight in the front hall.  Theinspiration exactly comes from gray tile with a historical sense. The unique and lively arc shape blazes a new trail and subtly divides the forum area. Walking through under the bookshelf is like walking alongside an outdoor eave, or stepping into a rolling mountain. Stepping into the reading space, one could perceive the scenery images different from traditional bookstores and the profound cultural heritage. The bookshelves extend from the space to the adjacent columns, andingeniously catch the readers’ curiosity and guide their route.

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Cerulean Coffee Shop / Studio stof

September 30, 2020 Hana Abdel 0

Among the traditional houses inside the old alley, a Korean design studio [stof] designed a coffee showroom by reinterpreting the hanok in a modern way. Insa-dong, which is one of the most historic town in Seoul, known for galleries with long history, craftsmen as well as tea places. [Cerulean] was to use hanok, a Korean traditional house style, alongside the mood of the surroundings. [stof] tried to focus the brand on coffee and people, while the space fills the gap in between.

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Ten key projects by RIBA Royal Gold Medal winner David Adjaye

September 30, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Adjaye roundup

To celebrate the news that David Adjaye has won the RIBA Royal Gold Medal for 2021, we’ve rounded up 10 of the most notable buildings designed by the Ghanaian-British architect. Ruby City, USA, 2019 Crimson-coloured concrete panels envelop Ruby City, a contemporary art centre built by Adjaye in San Antonio, Texas, with local firm Alamo

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The Linen Gallery / Uchida Shanghai

September 30, 2020 Collin Chen 0

In zhejiang, china,mitsuhiro shoji of uchida shanghai has completed the renovation of this 1980s linen factory. The client – a linen thread producer – had an attachment to the former factory and therefore enlisted the help of shoji to transform the building into a contemporary gallery that exhibits the life of linen.

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Chapel of the Earth / Cabrera Arqs

September 30, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

The Chapel of the Earth is located on the border between a rural housing development and a small town in the interior of Yucatán. Without wanting to impose a religious landmark that was part of the housing development, but a meeting point for all the residents of the area. It blends in, disappearing from the immediate landscape and  acting as a border element between the two territorial systems.

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Bank Barn / Birdseye

September 30, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

Located on a hillside meadow in rural Vermont, Bank Barn is a new residence conceptually inspired by the eponymous regional farm structures built into the banks of hills. At Bank Barn, a weathered cedar gable form is situated atop two 160’ linear concrete retaining walls. Utilizing the sloping topography, the support spaces and garage entrance are concealed below grade to create an extended plinth for the floor above. The main floor features an open living arrangement in a minimalist palette of exposed steel, plaster, concrete, and curtainwall with expansive and uninterrupted views beyond.