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Hungarian creative collective Batlab Architects has recently refurbished this 110-square-meter apartment in Budapest which can be divided if necessary, ideally into 3 separate studio flats. In the end the result was an “L” shaped plan where the entrance positioned in the flat’s center of gravity made it possible to create a large entrance hall

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Following Hong Kong and New York, the very first Street Art Restaurant, De Bajes, opened its ‘prison gates’ on Amsterdam’s Rembrandtplein. Some of the world’s most renowned street artists have turned the imposing walls into their canvasses: The London Police, D*Face, Ben Eine and Laser 3.14 were temporarily incarcerated at

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Spanish studio Lucas y Hernández-Gil has refurbished a 190 smq apartment set inside a 19th-century building in Madrid, that features a series of balconies that overlook the close Retiro Park. Conceived for a couple and their four young children, the aim of the renovation project was to take advantage of these park

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Dutch architects Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman designed this skinny house in Rotterdam for themselves, showing how forgotten empty spaces in the city can be used. Each city has neglected spaces that can be upgraded to complete the urban fabric, while creating possibilities for new forms of urban living for

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Dutch practice Office Winhov has converted the former Kas Bank building in Amsterdam into a five-star W hotel. The building, originally designed by F.W.M. Poggenbeek in 1908, follows the classical typology of bank buildings with vaults on the ground floor and basement, a monumental bank hall on the first floor and

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Israeli firm RUST architects has recently designed a small 53 sqm apartment in an International Style building in the heart of Tel-Aviv, which is a part of the White City World Heritage Site. Built 85 years ago, the building is characterized by small apartments with high ceilings and wide strip windows. The owners, a

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Located in the lower two levels of a Victorian terrace house in Islington, this minimal maisonette has been reconfigured and extended by local architect Larissa Johnston. The architect aimed to maximise the space, bring in more natural light and add more storage to maintain an uncluttered appearance. One of the key issues

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Within the historic Four Season Hotel des Bergues in Geneva, Paris-based designer India Mahdavi has created a whimsical interior for Ladurée’s latest shop. The french pastry brand is renowned for their macarons that come wrapped in an elegant packaging to complement, and their new location includes a patisserie, restaurant and a tea

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US practice Morphosis has designed new guest suites — the ‘wood’ rooms and the ‘stone’ rooms, for the “House of Architects” at 7132 Hotel in Vals, Switzerland, by re-examining the definition of ‘luxury’. The design team has turned to the reduction and refinement of elements, focusing on scale, color, tactility, unexpected form, and connections

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The Farutex Culinary Academy in Łódź is the latest project designed by the architects from mode:lina architekci studio in the heart of Poland. The academy was specially designed not only for presentations, culinary or sommelier workshops purposes but also for meetings and training courses among bigger number of people—the auditorium can hold over 40

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