Travel / Monovision – Hotel Mono Singapore

Travel / Monovision – Hotel Mono Singapore

Our Art Director, Nik Chew, shares with us his visual journey, we begin with the boutique hotel, Mono, based in SINGAPORE. Their dedication to all things monochromatic in design, has to be seen to be believed. Images courtesy of Hotel Mono /

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Architek / Primus Hotel Sydney refurb by GBA Heritage & Woods Bagot

Architek / Primus Hotel Sydney refurb by GBA Heritage & Woods Bagot

Exerts by Benjamen Judd for The Primus Hotel Romancing the stone, very few hotels can boast the kind of Savoir–Faire, the Primus Hotel has to it’s credit. Nestled amongst the city , a stroll away from the main shopping precinct and a stones throw from Downtown Chinatown in the...

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Architek / Purified Residence, by Wei Yi Intl. design associates

Architek / Purified Residence, by Wei Yi Intl. design associates

The house, called ‘Purified residence’, by Wei Yi international design associates, redefines the term brilliantly white for a two-storey home in Nanjing, China. Featuring an abundant use of white Italian carrara marble and a thoughtful monochromatic interior. ‘People may have a special bond with part of the memories about the past life,’...

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Architek / Mirage house by Kois Associated Architects

Architek / Mirage house by Kois Associated Architects

Mirage house is conceived by Kois Associated Architects as “an invisible oasis” where residents can enjoy panoramic views over the Aegean Sea off the Greek island of Tinos without giving up their privacy. Having buried part of the building in the landscape to create a large open-air living room in front room...

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Architek / Modern Renovation by Aurora Arquitectos

Architek / Modern Renovation by Aurora Arquitectos

In Lisbon, Portugal, locally-based Aurora Arquitectos has completed a renovation update on a traditional apartment in estrela. By introducing modern elements such as gold dividing metal strips as well as new surfaces and mouldings. The two approaches acknowledges the existing and delicate framework whilst giving them a modern twist to the...

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Architek / Chanel Glasshouse by MVRDV

Architek / Chanel Glasshouse by MVRDV

#MVRDV has transformed@Chanelofficial‘s Amsterdam boutique by pioneering glass technology to replace the traditional brick facade of a former townhouse. By commissioning a team of Poesia glassmakers from Venice to cast the solid glass bricks, combined with the use of Delo Adhesives proves this hi tech low impact concept can be stronger then concrete. With game...

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Architeck / Ferry terminals by Marge Arkitekter

Architeck / Ferry terminals by Marge Arkitekter

new ferry terminals designed by swedish studio #margearkitekter sit along Sweden’s strömkajen’s waterfront are a sight to behold. The modular structures served to connect the wharf in a refreshingly modern way.  

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Architek / Labarthe-sur-lez school by LCR Architectes

Architek / Labarthe-sur-lez school by LCR Architectes

LCR architectes has completed their design for a public middle school in labarthe-sur-lez, France. with a main façade of copper cladding, the panels will change the appearance of the structure over time to transform the environment.  

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Architek / ‘House in the march district’ by Kit Architects

Architek / ‘House in the march district’ by Kit Architects

‘House in the march district’ by Kit Architects is located in the midst of a densely populated suburban neighborhood near the bank of a narrow brook, Switzerland. Working with a modest sized parcel, the main concept for the scheme was to minimize the footprint while fulfilling the client’s request.  

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Architek / Le château de Rentilly by Studio Bona-Lemercier

Architek / Le château de Rentilly by Studio Bona-Lemercier

Architecture studio Bona-Lemercier, artist Xavier Veilhan and set designer Alexis Bertrand has transformed a 1960s country house into a gallery to showcase contemporary artwork. Located 30 kilometers east of Paris, ‘Le Château de Rentilly’ reflective façades enhance the surrounding environment; preserving the geometry while highlighting the landscape.    

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L’Espace Maison Martin Margiela / Shinjuku store

L’Espace Maison Martin Margiela / Shinjuku store

Maison Martin Margiela’s first concept to be installed for this one-year project, renewed approximately each month, is ‘HOME’ featuring Maison Martin Margiela furniture witin Isetan’s Shinjuku store.

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Architek / ‘Afsharian’ by ReNa design studio

Architek / ‘Afsharian’ by ReNa design studio

  ‘afsharian’s house’ in kermanshah, iran by tehran-based ReNa design studio caters to the client’s prospective plans of providing their children with a separate unit within the same building in the future, achieved thru the vertical extentions. / #LABloves

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Architek / ‘Ecork hotel‘ by José Carlos Cruz

Architek / ‘Ecork hotel‘ by José Carlos Cruz

In the portuguese region of Évora, architect José Carlos Cruz has completed a spa and resort complex clad with a natural brown cork. the project, named the ‘Ecork hotel‘, boasts 56 private residences, these abstract white volumes dotted structures housing fine dining facilities, and a spa and gym complex.

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Architek / Concrete frame house by Archium

Architek / Concrete frame house by Archium

Korean practice Archium has created a concrete frame home whereby two opposing corners are lowered to create a sloped roof diagonally dissecting the form to reveal several voids.

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