Best of #restaurants
 

Best of #restaurants

With this week’s Best of  we propose you ten restaurants’ projects + 1, following a path from the northern landscape in front of a restaurant in Copenhagen to a space inspired by a photo series of the misty Death Valley.

 

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Väven Cultural Centre
 

Väven Cultural Centre

November 21st 2014, Väven opens to the public: the cultural center, designed by Snøhetta and White Arkitekter and visually inspired by the birch trees typical of the city of Umeå, weaves multiple cultural programs and activities together.

 

Architecture

Self-effacement for enhanced contemplation

The “musing” envisaged by Diller Scofidio + Renfro forces the spectator into the installation, stretched out beneath a suspended ceiling like a mechanic on a trolley-jack under a car.

 

Architecture / Jean-Michel Landecy

Audemars Piguet
 

Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet called upon Mathieu Lehanneur to design its areas at Art Basel Miami: the result is a stand that replicates the Swiss valleys mineral DNA suspended in the air.


 

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Working in the Nature
 

Working in the Nature

LCA architetti designed his office in the North of Italy: a building with a wooden frame structure, designed according to the principles of sustainable architecture, in which interior opaque and transparent boxes follow each other rhythmically.

 

Architecture

Fountain House

Placing the Fountain House in a really central area of Montreal, raumlaborberlin wishes to re-address the notion of the public good by celebrating free access to it.

 

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Nannup Holiday house
 

Nannup Holiday house

Completed by Iredale Pedersen Hook architects, the Nannup Holiday house forms part of a wandering path from Perth to Nannup. While the exterior dialogues with the numerous fallen trees, the interior is revealed through a sequence of “growth rings” coded and extruded in relation to the building program.

 

Architecture

Light for the Sistine Chapel
 

Light for the Sistine Chapel

The frescoes on the walls and ceiling of the Chapel can now be admired in all their splendour, as a result of numerous and exemplary restorations, but in particular thanks to the work carried out by Osram and Carrier in recent years to improve the conditions of light and air.

 

Design / Paolo Valente

RPBW: Harvard Art Museums

Inaugurated on November 16 and designed by Renzo Piano, the new home for the Harvard Art Museums provides greater access to the collections for students, faculty, scholars, and the public.

 

Architecture

JA House
 

JA House

For this house in north-center of Portugal, Filipe Pina + Maria Inês Costa combine the rural and the urban lifestyle, clearly separating the existent stone ruins from the new construction.

 

Architecture

After Schengen
 

After Schengen

Ignacio Evangelista’s After Schengen photo series is about photographing some of the old border crossing points that still exist abandoned and out of order, in some states of European Union.

 

Photo-essays / Ignacio Evangelista

Luigi Ontani

The “fixed performances”, “living paintings”, and natural size photographic reproductions, the exclusive object of the solo show devoted to Luigi Ontani, and curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio at the GAMeC in Bergamo and titled, with singular irony puns being the formulas of his circus.

 

Art / Ilaria Bombelli