Futuristic coffee shop, Voyager Espresso, opens in New York’s Financial District

Architecture, East, Interiors, Open
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Voyager Espresso, ©Michael Vahrenwald / Esto

Voyager Espresso. (Michael Vahrenwald / Esto)

Voyager Espresso, a 550-square-foot coffee bar, brings the perks of artisanal coffee to New York’s perpetually caffeine craving Financial District in the new Fulton Center.

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The scaffolding comes off Carmel Place, New York’s first modular micro-apartment building

Architecture, Development, East, Interiors, News
Thursday, January 28, 2016
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(Courtesy Field Condition)

(Courtesy Field Condition)

The scaffolding just came off of Carmel Place, the 10-story, 55-unit micro-apartment building designed by Brooklyn-based nARCHITECTS. The project, formerly known as My Micro NY, has diminutive units designed to serve the “small household population.”

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Philips unveils innovative lighting system at Clemson University

East, Interiors, Lighting, Product, Technology
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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Courtesy Philips

In the first installation of it’s kind on a college campus, Philips has unveiled a large-scale lighting project that leverages a Power over Ethernet (PoE) system combined with LED lighting to improve energy efficiency. The system, installed on Clemson University’s South Carolina campus, will deliver up to 70 percent in energy savings.

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This unit in Vinoly’s 432 Park skyscraper goes for baroque with interior design

East, Interiors, News
Thursday, January 21, 2016
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(Courtesy Atelier & Co)

(Courtesy Atelier & Co)

Love it or not, Rafael Viñoly‘s 432 Park makes a statement on the New York City skyline. The 88-story, 1,396-foot-tall skyscraper will be home to some of the world’s richest people (and/or their faceless LLCs). One soon-to-be-resident is bringing the public’s prying eyes inward by bucking the less-is-more aesthetic of contemporary interior design for a maximalist, marble-on-marble pad designed by Brooklyn–based Atelier & Co.

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Kevin Roche’s late modern interiors at the Ambassador Grill may be demolished

East, Interiors, News, Preservation
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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(Courtesy Docomomo US)

(Courtesy Docomomo US)

Kevin Roche‘s late modern interiors at the United Nations Plaza Ambassador Grill & Lounge, and Hotel Lobby are in jeopardy. Millennium Hotels and Resorts, the owners 0f ONE UN New York Hotel (the space’s current name) have closed both spaces for possible demolition.

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Dreams bend into furniture with this Inception-style coffee table

(Courtesy Mousarris)

(Courtesy Mousarris)

The frontier-era drama The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, may have won best picture at last night’s Golden Globes, but it’s the actors’ 2010 mind-bending film Inception that has inspired some seriously cool (yet questionably practical) furniture.

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Move over, Jesus: skateboarders convert a historic Spanish church into a “temple of urban art”

Art, Interiors, International
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
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Santa Barbara Church, before and after (Courtesy Red Bull Media)

Santa Barbara Church, before and after (Courtesy Red Bull Media)

The Spanish Church of Santa Barbara, designed by Asturian architect Manuel del Busto in 1912, faced severe deterioration from years of abandonment, until Church Brigade skate collective slid in. The collective’s transformation, Kaos Temple, is a skate park completely immersed in geometric street art.

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On View> Luminaries at the Brookfield Place Winter Garden

Art, Design, East, Interiors, Lighting, On View
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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(Courtesy Rockwell Group)

(Courtesy Rockwell Group)

Luminaries
Brookfield Place Winter Garden
10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
230 Vesey St., New York
Through January 10, 2016

New York–based architecture and design practice Rockwell Group is lighting up New York City this holiday season with Luminaries, an interactive lighting display inside the ten-story, glass-vaulted pavilion Winter Garden Atrium at Brookfield Place New York. Read More

Isamu Noguchi’s space-age, fluid ceiling is hidden inside this St. Louis truck rental warehouse

Naguchi Ceiling

Isamu Noguchi’s Magic Chef ceiling has been hidden above a drop ceiling for decades.

In what has become a recurring irony, the poor taste of 20th century corporations has been saving the day for historic buildings across the country. Now as companies like Walgreens and CVS rehabilitate dilapidated banks into drugstores, St. Louis might be getting its first look in decades at a historic Isamu Noguchi designed ceiling hidden above a drop ceiling in what’s now a U-Haul truck rental warehouse.

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The Broad-adjacent Otium opens with Damien Hirst on the menu

Architecture, Art, Interiors, West
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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A wood clad Otium restaurant in the shadow of The Broad. (Michelle Park)

A wood clad Otium restaurant in the shadow of The Broad. (Michelle Park)

Otium, the restaurant tucked in The Broad’s Barouni olive-treed, 24,000-square-foot public plaza, quietly opened last week in Downtown Los Angeles. The sum of chef Otium Timothy Hollingsworth and restaurateur Bill Chait, a lot is riding on the eatery to enliven Grand Avenue and the Diller Scofidio + Renfro / Walter Hood pocket park.

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Gehry’s leaked plans for Facebook Seattle show a rooftop park with curving trails and fire pits

Architecture, Interiors, West
Friday, November 20, 2015
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A Facebook Seattle Gehry Model (Facebook via GeekWire)

A Facebook Seattle Gehry Model (Facebook via GeekWire)

Last February, Facebook announced the company was moving its Seattle offices. The company has hired Frank Gehry to design its new Dexter Station space in the burgeoning South Lake Union neighborhood. Now, we the floor plans have been leaked, revealing more detail surrounding the always-amenity-rich tech offices.

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A compact cabin by Branch Studio Architects makes a minimal impact on its environment

OPEN LIVING ROOM. (COURTESY BRANCH STUDIO ARCHITECTS)

OPEN LIVING ROOM. (COURTESY BRANCH STUDIO ARCHITECTS)

In rural Victoria, Australia, a local firm Branch Studio Architects designed Pump House, a shed-like home that stores a water pump, farming equipment, and, sometimes, the clients, when they visit their horse, George.

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