The out of this world dwelling features a 22-meter high tower structure emerging from the central volume, offering dynamic views of the surrounding wooded landscape. Russian billionaire Vladislav Doronin has commissioned Zaha Hadid to design a house in Moscow, Russia for his supermodel girlfriend. [...]
The Grand Canyon and Yellowstone are great and all, but considering going farther back in time this summer with a trip to China to see the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and the Terracotta Warriors. Said warriors are in Xi’an, where Swisstouches has recently opened a new property, its first in China, Swisstouches Hotel Xi’an. Designed by global hospitality design firm HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, which has offices in 13 countries, the 318 room hotel has a contemporary Swiss sensibility, a first for the ancient metropolis. [...]
New House 2011 is a design event that happens in Santa Catarina, Brazil, in which designers create spaces based on a theme or type of room. Music Room was a concept, designed by interior designers Salvio Moraes Jr. and Moacir Schmitt Jr. of CASAdesign Interiores, for people to enjoy music in a modern space. [...]
The team of Sergey Makhno and Vasiliy Butenko designed the concept for the interior of the Kiev, Ukraine restaurant, Twister. The two-story dining area was inspired by rain and, you guessed it, tornadoes.
The upper story is made to look like tornado-shaped balconies that you can dine in. The walls and ceiling of the bar area are covered in sticks giving it more of a “calm after the storm” type feel. [...]