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Architects: Planet 3 Studios Architecture Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Area: 6000.0 ft2 Year: 2014 Photographs: Mrigank Sharma Project Team: Mumbai. India Contractor: Heman Interiors From the architect. For the design of this 300 seat auditorium in Central Mumbai we studied sound, the very element that the space has to engage with. On the premise that the space is merely a container and that sound deserves primacy in hierarchy of considerations, we simulated wave patterns withi




Architects: METAA Location: Yeongdong-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea Area: 1892.0 sqm Year: 2011 Photographs: Courtesy of METAA Drawing : Kim young il, Kim hyoung suk Interior Design: metaa Structure Design: Jeitech Mep Engineer : GK ENG Elec Engineer : Geukdong ENG Construction : Hanyang construction Architecture Supervision : Geun hwa Client: Yongdong-gun office Budget: 2.7 billion KW Site Area: 132,240㎡ Site Coverage Area : 922.17 ㎡ From the architect. How to see it? 150 people




Hello Wood is an architecture camp in Hungary that brings together over 100 architecture students for a weeklong immersion with their craft. Students are challenged to create and execute ideas with their mentors based on a central theme – this year’s was “BALANCE, something we have lost in our modern lives.” A few years ago we featured the Tiger installation, but this year we take a look at all the awe-inspiring installations from this year. SPACEship is a hig




Architects: Yuichi Yoshida & associates Location: Tokyo, Japan Architects In Charge: Yuichi Yoshida, Satoru Ando Produce: Suma-Saga-Fudosan Inc.  Area: 47.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Katsumi Hirabayashi From the architect. Originally purchased the two rooms in the building is made by assuming an office use, is renovation to live as a single residence. While ensuring the function minimum necessary to life from the client, there was that we wanted to take as large as possible where




Architects: MUN Architects Location: Bangkok, Thailand Project Team: Charunwat Mauleekulprairoj, Witchawat Boonprasong, Podjanarit Nimitkul Year: 2013 Photographs: Chaovarith Poonphol From the architect. A 4 storey building renovation project in the center of Bangkok, an old typical office building is turned to a furniture showroom for a group of Thai furniture maker. Since most of the products are for home use, the interior has to create the feeling of being inside houses. Wood




Hidden behind a subtle brick facade in the Mile-Ex district of Montreal, Canada, is Le 205, a modern marvel inhabited by a designer father, his two sons, and a dog. The small 1950′s building was once a workshop that had fallen into disrepair before Atelier Moderno took over to create the perfectly designed house for the family of four. Off of a wide corridor is the open living space that includes the living room with a desk, a dining room, and a kitchen. The ceilings were kept




Architects: Takeru Shoji Architects Location: Chuo Ward, Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan Area: 107.7 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Koichi Satake From the architect.  In 2012, an enormous amount of housing lots, 540 subdivisions in 17.30 ha of the high-density housing development area, was opened up for sale in Niigata, Japan. Even though regulated by the green coverage ratio with plenty of parks and the setback distance from the next house, the site gave us the feeling of neither espe




Architects: Sanaksenaho Architects Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu, China Design Team: Matti Sanaksenaho,Pirjo Sanaksenaho, Jari Mänttäri, Maria Isotupa, Tommi Terästö, Jaana Hellinen Structural Engineering: Tero Aaltonen +local engineers Area: 800.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Tuomas Uusheimo From the architect. The villa is part of CIPEA, China International Practical Exhibition of Architecture, exhibit. It takes place in Pearl Spring Tourist and Holiday Resort Zone. There is a lake in th




Architect Chet Callahan did a complete renovation on a hillside, Spanish Colonial home in Los Feliz, California for himself and his young family. When it came to the interior details, he brought on Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design to help turn the 1934 renovated house into a modernist’s dream. The house was already filled with lots of unique details and plenty of white. The only thing missing was color. Inspired by color blocking, they brought bold, graphic elements throughout g




As part of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne‘s Malmo Quay development masterplanned by URBED, AWP Office for Territorial Reconfiguration has designed a cycle hub and community hall with a gradually ascending ramp that leads to a lookout platform with views of the surrounding Newcastle Quayside and Ouseburn Valley. Though this distinctive ramp and lookout will be a landmark at a prominent location on the Tyne river, AWP states that “by revealing a new perspective of the city and the Valley,




Architects: Studio Velocity Location: Chiharada Kōryūjichō, Okazaki-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan Area: 55.0 sqm Photographs: Kentaro Kurihara Site Area: 144.93m2 Total Floor Area: 110.56m2 From the architect. “Deconstruction of a multi-floored architecture”: A site with a two-storied main house is split in half and a new house for a young couple is going to be built on the vacant area. Although there is enough space within the surrounding environment and there are no approximate buildings,




We visit New York City to check in on the Union Square studio of architect and industrial designer Marc Thorpe who manages to bridge the gap between architecture, design, and technology. Collaborating with the likes of Moroso, Bernhardt Design, Target, and so many more, keeps this firm continually producing cutting edge work that will probably stay ingrained in your mind. In this edition of Where I Work, let’s take a look around office of Marc Thorpe Design, where you might spot



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