High-Rise Luxury

Street Art // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Designed by Istanbul and New York based company, GAD Architecture, NLF is a high-rise luxury residential project, located in the Nilüfer district of Bursa, one of the largest and most developed cities in Turkey.  Four main materials were used for the buiding: composite wood panels, concrete, glass and steel.  

In Street Art: Atelier a Torcé

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 17, 2011
Architect Batir France and GKD Metal Fabrics have transformed the facade of a manufacturing facility along a busy highway region in the French countryside into an ever-changing display of light and color and detailed graphics.

Atelier a Torcé

Street Art // Friday, July 15, 2011
Architect Batir France and GKD Metal Fabrics have transformed the facade of a manufacturing facility along a busy highway region in the French countryside into an ever-changing display of light and color and detailed graphics.  During the day the stainless steel exterior shimmers from the sunlight, while at night weather proof LED’s reflect light.

In Street Art: CCTV Headquarters in Beijing

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 15, 2011
Located in Beijing, China, the CCTV Headquarters is a remarkable project designed by architect Rem Koolhaas. With a fire nearly burning down a neighboring building and a Chinese critic publishing an article stating the building was modeled after a pornographic image of a naked women on her hands and knees, it’s surprising the building reached completion.

The Reflective Building

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 11, 2011
Swedish artist Mikael Pauli created this building that is unlike any we have ever seen; polished and coated in a weather-resistant paint called Pärlemur, the building can ask a reflective surface. The building, the Hufenomen, can be seen at the permanent site at Galleri Örsta in Kumla, Sweden.

In Street Art: The Sidewalk Pod

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Twenty four -year old architect, Dia Haifei built an egg–shaped pod on the sidewalk to evade Beijing’s extreme rent prices. Haifei was inspired to design and build the structure after seeing a conceptual project named “City’s Egg” which was held at the Shanghai Biennale exhibition.

House in the Outskirts of Brussels

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 23, 2011
We don't often get the chance to cover architecture on this site, but when something truly is a work of art, we have to comment. Belgian firm, Samryn and Partners, just finished creating the "House in the Outskirts of Brussels," a mixed use professional studio and private quarters for a cinematographer and his family.

Living Underground in Switzerland

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 13, 2011
There is a lot of us that would like to live in the Swiss Mountains, but how about living underground in the Swiss Mountains? Not indie rock underground, like full blown, "my house is underground" style. Oh, and your house will look incredible as well.

The Empty Chair by Maarten Baas

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Standing 5 meters tall and to honor Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, Amnesty International had Dutch designer Maarten Baas create this "empty chair" to support the campaign against suppression of writers, journalists, artists and activists.

In Street Art: Casa Son Vida

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, the Casa Son Vida is a progressive project involving the construction of six high-end villas. The project comes from tec Architecture in collaboration with Amsterdam-based Marcel Wanders Studio, responsible for designing the interiors of the building.

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