Split up by a covered central passageway connecting two streets – Ma Dang and Dan Shui – in Shanghai’s Huangpu district, this complex contains 25,000 square meters of office space and 15,000 of commercial units. The location is in what was part of th
This is the fifth branch, in Mexico City, of the famous Tori Tori chain of Japanese restaurants. It is located on the ground floor of a corporate building in the modern business district that gives it its name, Santa Fe, and in addressing the culinar
The restaurant is situated behind the library by the same architects, very close to the sea. We initiated the design process by investigating how best to create a coexisting relationship with the massive and solid library volume. The idea was that, i
Conceived as an ‘urban technofarm,’ Run Run Run is a politically driven infrastructure that seeks to turn the street into a “playing and training field” and provoke human encounters in places and activities traditionally belonging to the realm of the
A succession of translucent acrylic cylinders resting on wooden bars surround the different spaces of the Nacrée restaurant and serve as support for bouquets of flowers that seem to float on the air.
Characterized by the rigorous grid of its facade, the building is a powerful gesture in an anodyne context that it interacts with by means of a permeable ground level.
The province of Son La, north of Vietnam, is an area with abundant nature of untouched forests and beautiful mountainscapes. Even with its strong cultural and natural beauty, there was little development or accommodation for tourists to recognize the
Right at the intersection of two major urban axes rises this iconic tower of mixed uses that include offices, hotel accommodation, a restaurant, and retail spaces within the plinth.
Located at the southern end of the Norwegian coast, the building holds on to the craggy shore, immerses itself in the water, and rests on the marine floor, five meters below the North Sea level.
Taking inspiration from the dark and humid atmosphere of wineries, this cave-house evokes the passage of time reflected through the process of sedimentation and erosion; it is also evocative of the world of labyrinthine galleries excavated by worms;
Executed with steel and composite panels, the kitchen and the tasting tables are arranged organically in a space whose forms and atmospheres try to give clients the impression of being in a cloud.
The search for powerful identifying images has made it increasingly usual for professionals of very different fields to join hands, hence the alliance between chef René Redzepi – owner of Noma, one of the world’s top restaurants – and the architect B
Eating is a natural thing to do but it is also a cultural activity, and this would to a large extent explain the exquisite attention and care that the leading chefs are in the practice of putting into the construction and design of their kitchens a
We have our star chefs – and of course our sports stars – but would be at a loss to think of other such clear cases of stardom within the ‘Brand Spain.’ And as far as Spanish chefs go, it is hard to find a success story coming close to that of José A
Maybe the lethargy that has taken over our bodies after so much submission to the dictates of the mobile phone has led to the fashion of the even-harder, in a search for radical experiences brought to extremes. This would perhaps explain construction
In the beginning there was the kitchen; the kitchen was fire; and fire was the house. Later, the three worlds that had since time immemorial been one thing began to separate: fire lost its visibility, hidden as it was in the stove or oven, and the ki
La vocación multidisciplinar de la cocina de Ferrán Adrià ha inspirado, sin duda, el proyecto que Cloud 9, el estudio liderado por Enric Ruiz-Geli, ha presentado recientemente para albergar la nueva fundación que, en 2014, continuará con las activida
En la población navarra de Cadreita, cerca de Tudela, el restaurante Marisol amplía sus instalaciones con una pieza prismática recubierta de juncos de acero verdes, un icónico cierre permeable que actúa tanto de control solar como de filtro térmico y
Built in 1971-1975 as headquarters for an insurance company that had decided to move out of London, the futuristic, sinuous, dark glass skin of Willis Faber & Dumas fitted with astonishing ease into the medieval core of Ipswich, a small town in t