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Beautiful Houses: Fighting House by studio_suspicion in South Korea

Beautiful Houses: Fighting House by studio_suspicion in South Korea

I am a huge fan of watching foreign movies and TV shows on Netflix, I really enjoy learning about other cultures especially seeing how people live their day-to-day in other countries. I think that is the beauty of traveling! What brings me to today's subject by taking us to South Korea and its architecture (P.S. I would definitely love to travel there!). I stumbled across this design by studio_suspicion of what they called: the Fighting House. It is such an unusual approach but I love the reasoning behind this design. Located in Sageun-dong in Seoul, a reminiscence area surrounded by a history. This coming forward with a space with a maximize the floor area ratio that would include the building owner, client's unit, eight rental units and alongside with a functional elevator. This is a true mixture of contemporary residential environment, what do you think? Credits Park, Tae Sang ; Cho, Soo Young Photography by Ryoo, In Keun Manufacturers VMZINC More Links Learn more about studio_suspicion at suspicion.co.kr See more Beautiful Houses Architecture & Interior Design   Images via Archdaily

Architecture & Interior Design: Blushhh! Secret Shop

Architecture & Interior Design: Blushhh! Secret Shop

We are sharing the work of Kateryna Zuieva who is from AKZ Architectura based in Ukraine. We are showcasing her architecture & interior design project for Blushhh! Secret Shop located in Kiev. I simply love the whole theme going on into this shop with first of all the neon lights and the minimum use of two colours for the whole store colour palette. You can't help also to notice the cool symmetry of the dressing room, overall quite a beautiful design. It must have been lovely for pictures taking. Kateryna Zuieva is the Co-Founder & Chief Architect at AKZ Architectura. Based in Kyiv, Ukraine, you should follow her Behance with more works on architecture, interior design and mostly furniture design as well. Location: Kiev. Zhylyanska Str., 54 Photography: Lesha Yanchenkov More Links Learn more about Kateryna Zuieva via Behance Architecture & Interior Design  

Estonian Film Museum by Andrés Gallardo Albajar

Estonian Film Museum by Andrés Gallardo Albajar

We're really digging these 'Wes Anderson-y' shots of the Estonian Film Museum by photographer Andrés Gallardo Albajar.  BOA Architects created this beautiful, modern structure and Andres does a perfect job of showcasing the many different facets through his lens. Our personal favorite shots are of the 210-seat cinema and conference hall with not one soul in the frame. Enjoy and learn more about the museum itself after the gallery.  ABOUT THE ESTONIAN FILM MUSEUM The Film Museum, which operates as part of the Estonian History Museum, now has a building of its own in Maarjamäe Palace Park. Visitors are directed to the Film Museum via a pathway that resembles a red carpet, so that when you walk towards the museum, you feel like a true film star. This cinematographic alley is lined with playful works of art, inspired by masterpieces of Estonian film. It leads visitors to an exhibition dedicated to the history of cinema in Estonia and to what happens behind the scenes in the global film industry.

Architecture & Interior Design: JimJams Store

Architecture & Interior Design: JimJams Store

Let's take a look at this architecture & interior design project by Mexico-based brand studio Anagrama. Called JimJams Store, it has been created as a tribute for sports fans. The design concept was to create a balance between the sales area and the sporting environment itself. I think the overall design is conceptual where you actually would want to spend hours inside. Props to the whole team! Anagrama Studio is a brand intelligence group (Love it) based in Mexico. It's not our first time featuring their work, in fact we love what they do on ABDZ. Focusing their background in branding, graphic design, packaging; definitely check them out on Behance. JimJams es una marca creada como un tributo a los fanáticos de los deportes. Su especialidad son prendas con diseños alusivos a personajes reconocidos y eventos recientes en el mundo de los deportes. More Links Learn more about Anagrama Studio at anagrama.com Follow Anagrama on Behance Take a Tour  

Architecture & Photography: Archistanbul Series

Architecture & Photography: Archistanbul Series

Let's take you guys to another destination, Istanbul. We are taking a sight at its beautiful architecture from what is the most populous city in Turkey. Entitled: Archistanbul, it's a photo series by a Bulgaria-based designer named Mariyan Atanasov. He does a pretty good job to capture the tone of this series by adding a conceptual and abstract approach. Beautifully stunning and worth giving a look! Mariyan Atanasov is from Sofia, Bulgaria; he is an industrial designer and photographer. If you're into Architecture and Photography, definitely check out his Behance. More Links Follow Mariyan's work on Behance Photography  

Architecture: House Yorii located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Architecture: House Yorii located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan

It's been a little while since our last article about architecture, how about a minimal house located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. At less than 30km from the center area of Tokyo, you'll be charmed by its minimalist design where the house structure is surrounded of clean lines. I really love the ancient vs modern take on the balcony deck to the backyard. A simple and yet really meaningful design by Shinsuke Yokoyama. Shinsuke Yokoyama is an architect and interior designer based in Tokyo, Japan. You should follow more of this work on Behance. 若い夫婦の住まいは,この先の時間の経過と共に家族構成や生活環境が変化していくことが想像される為,シンプルな動線と、可変性のある大空間を用意している。日射をコントロールする為の屋根とつながる大きく迫り出した庇はウッドデッキ,前庭へと視線を誘導する.生活が始まり賑わいが生まれるように、インテリアは白と白木のあっさりとした素材で構成した。大きな屋根が架かった小さな住宅がこれから成長する家庭をおおらかに守っていくストーリーをイメージしている。 Product Gallery   Credits Architect: Kato Architect Office Constructor: Ozawa Kougyou Photo: Ryotaro Watanabe More Links Learn more about Shinsuke Yokoyama: shinsukeyokoyama.tumblr.com Follow Shinsuke on Behance

Architecture & Branding: Nike Ibirapuera Football and Running

Architecture & Branding: Nike Ibirapuera Football and Running

We are taking a look at the architecture & branding project for the largest park in São Paulo, Brazil. We are featuring the work of Ricardo Carvalho worked on the branded renovation for the football fields and the running tracks. Everything was invested and commissioned by Nike Brazil. It was interesting to see of the Behind-the-Scenes about the process and seeing the final result. Give it a look! Ricardo Carvalho is a creative director and sports branding specialist based in São Paulo, Brazil. If you're a fan of sports and especially branding, you should definitely check out his Behance. Ibirapuera is the largest park in Sao Paulo City, and Nike invested on a branded renovation for the football fields and the running tracks. The new sport place opened to the public in August 2017 and the revitalization of the field has gained synthetic grass, lighting and new crossbars. The new running tracks now have marks to indicate distance, indicating two different training modes inside the park. Project Gallery Credits Client: Nike Brazil Photo: Nike / Divulgação Agency: Octagon More Links Learn more about Ricardo Carvalho at rccarvalho.com Follow Ricardo's work on Behance

Photography & Architecture: Atrium of Jussieu, 2011

Photography & Architecture: Atrium of Jussieu, 2011

We have featured this spot before on by ABDZ for its photography and architecture. We are taking another look at this spot by another photographer which is Franck Bohbot. It's interesting to actually see the difference since you are introduced by another perspective and editing styles. For this project, it is also nice to see how does it look from the outside as well. What do you guys think? Franck Bohbot is a photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. We love the work from Franck on ABDZ and you should definitely follow his Instagram. From the Archives. Series of 14. It's all about color, Line and reinterpretation of the place. Project Gallery   More Links Follow Franck Bohbot on Instagram

Minimalist Architecture of the Fundação Iberê Camargo Building

Minimalist Architecture of the Fundação Iberê Camargo Building

I am a fan of minimalist architecture and design. I also love when my hometown gets featured which doesn't happen that often. Arthur Kolbetz shared a post on his Behance page about the Fundação Iberê Camargo building in Porto Alegre. The photos highlight the exquisite look of the building, all in white concrete with simple forms, almost no windows and a lot of character. I don't know if that  could be considered minimalist architecture but it definitely looks like nothing else, check it out. About the Fundação Iberê Camargo Created in 1995, one year after the artist's death, it not only aims to make people know Camargo's art but also intends to stimulate reflections on the contemporary artistic production, through displays, courses, seminars and meetings. The headquarters and museum building of the Iberê Camargo Foundation were designed by Pritzker Prize–winning Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza. Before the inauguration of the building in May 2008, the foundation was operating in the late artist's home, also in Porto Alegre. The new building is located on the bank of Guaíba Lake. Minimalist architecture

Amazing Architecture Photography of ICC

Amazing Architecture Photography of ICC

Lars Stieger is a freelance designer and photographer from Hamburg, Germany posting some incredible posts on photography and architecture on his Behance profile. Most of them are about architecture or parts of the urban landscape. The difference is the color treatment applied to the photos and of course the capture itself. The composition is flawless in my opinion. It might look easy to do that, but I challenge you to go out to your downtown area and snap some photos. After doing that you will be able to understand how hard it is to capture images like the ones like the Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin or ICC project that Lars shared.  Photography For more information make sure to check out Lars work at: Instagram Behance Website

Small Space Envy in Brooklyn's Greenpoint

Small Spaces Envy in Brooklyn's Greenpoint

Minimal living is having a heydey and with home prices soaring from coast to coast and around the globe, the trend of families moving into small spaces in an effort to amplify their lives is on the rise. We came across this amazing space in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood as featured on Dwell last year and were more than inspired to start trolling Redfin for our own space. Not to mention, immediately post all the crud currently housed in our garage on Craigslist. This clever, and we must add talented, couple (Jacqueline Schmidt of Screech Owl Designs and David Friedlander, Communications Director at LifeEdited) proves you really can make it work in under 700 square feet of space, of course a strategic eye for design and luxurious finishing helps too. All photos shot by the talented Matthew Williams. “One can furnish a room very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.” -- Francis Jourdain, 1876 Photo: Matthew Williams  

Industrial Design & Architecture: Homed Project

Industrial Design & Architecture: Homed Project

And yet another very cool project that blends perfectly industrial design with architecture in goals to reduce homelessness with one the many most densely populated cities in the World with 27,000 people living per square mile. The folks at Framlab came up with a concept that would use the framework that already exists in the city - scaffolding. Built hexagon-shaped housing modules that would be designed to connect to the scaffolding structure to create a second, active layer on top of the empty wall. It's a very interesting approach, what do you think? Framlab is a creative agency with offices in Oslo and New York City, they would focus their work into product-system design, urbanism, and architecture. As I quote, their motto is: "Fueled by technology and optimism, we create objects and spaces for better futures." Homed is a project that sets out to eradicate homelessness in New York City, by utilizing idle building facades, scaffolding, and 3D-printed spatial modules.   Links Learn more about Homed: welcomehomed.com Check out the Framlab's site: framlab.com

Unsettling 3D Architecture by Artur Saljukov

Unsettling 3D Architecture by Artur Saljukov

It's just amazing to see 3D renders that look like real pictures. Estonian designer Artur Saljukov comes up with life-like computer graphics that will stun you! These are really unsettling renders... at times you don't really know if you're actually seeing a picture or a computer generated image. Of course, these are only a handful of Artur's work. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at CGSociety.

Photography & Architecture: Colorful University in Paris

Photography & Architecture: Colorful University in Paris

After yesterday's feature of a basketball court in Paris, now let's explore via the medium of photography a colourful University also located in Paris. This series has been photographed by Ludwig Favre, a French professional photographer from Paris, France. The whole architecture seems to be pretty simple but it's a play of colours of each single floor including pink, yellow, blue and purple. Ludwig Favre is a professional photographer from Paris, France. Check out his Instagram, you will notice that he specialized his photography into cityscapes and landscapes. His work has been published on a variety of platforms and mediums of advertising campaigns to magazines editorials.   Links Check out Ludwig Favre's Site ludwigfavre.com Follow Ludwig on Behance

Minimal & Architecture Photography by Andreas Levers

Minimal & Architecture Photography by Andreas Levers

We are sharing this cool minimal and architecture photographic series by Andreas Levers. He has definitely a style that I am going for through my pictures. I gotta admit that is quite hard to accomplish. This series is entitled: Colorful boxes and we are exploring his Lego-inspired theme and also a play on the light and shadow. What I like also about this style of photography is that you are trying to tell a story or sharing a concept of your vision of things. If you haven't tried this type of photography, I would suggest you give it a try. Andreas Levers is a project manager by day and a photographer by night. Located in Potsdam, Germany; I love how Andreas explore different styles of photography. You should definitely check out this Behance. Details found on facades   Check out Andreas Lever's site: 96dpi.de Follow Andreas Levers on Behance

Photography: Exploring the The MAAT in Lisbon, Portugal

Photography: Exploring the The MAAT in Lisbon, Portugal

We are exploring today the The MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology located in Lisbon, Portugal through photography by Joel Filipe. If you are like me who does appreciate the architecture om full view and perspective, well you will love this project. You just gotta love his colour palette against the beautiful sky to create a stunning photographic atmosphere. This is definitely a location to mark on your map/list on your next or first adventure to Lisbon, Portugal. Joel Filipe who is a creative director based in Madrid, Spain. I personally dig his perspective game within his photography, you should definitely follow his work on Behance. The MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is a new cultural proposal for the city of Lisbon. A museum that combines these three fields in a space for debate, discovery, critical thinking and international dialogue. An innovative project that brings together a new building, designed by the architect Amanda Levete, and the Tejo Power Station, an example of Portuguese industrial architecture from the first half of the 20th century, and one of the most visited museums in the country. Project Gallery   More Links Check out Joel Filipe's site: joelfilipe.com Make sure to follow Joel on Behance

The Art of Parisian Floors

The Art of Parisian Floors

Unaware people might visit Paris and think that monuments, statues and paintings are all there is to see, but if they pay bigger attention on their surroundings, let's say, under their feet, they might be left in awe by these Parisian floors. This is true art. Floors have been a great expression of art since the Roman Empire, and probably even before that, and it's amazing to see that there's still people dedicated to this art. In Paris you get to see some mesmerizing floors. Sebastian Erras curates floors on his Instagram account @parisianfloors. Check it out for tons of fantastic examples! Cheers. ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Jan 19, 2017 às 8:28 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Mar 12, 2017 às 9:03 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Abr 2, 2017 às 11:20 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Abr 5, 2017 às 1:59 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Abr 16, 2017 às 12:26 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Abr 20, 2017 às 11:10 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Mai 7, 2017 às 1:04 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Mai 22, 2017 às 7:12 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Mai 23, 2017 às 12:28 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Mai 26, 2017 às 12:08 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Mai 29, 2017 às 11:10 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Jun 4, 2017 às 12:43 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Jun 11, 2017 às 1:13 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Jun 13, 2017 às 12:26 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Nov 27, 2016 às 7:41 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Out 9, 2016 às 10:27 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Parisian floors (@parisianfloors) em Set 12, 2016 às 7:55 PDT