located in cap d’adge, an ancient town founded by the greeks along the french mediterranean coast, jacques ferrier architectures has designed a hotel that wishes to bring a contemporary line that keeps up with the coastal region’s vision while breaking the shallow banality that characterizes the recent growth that capitalism and the intensification of tourism have generated.
Biomimicry, a design approach that takes nature as its guiding principle, is the specialism of Professor Göran Pohl, who headed the BOWOOSS research project. For the pavillion, Pohl’s team attempted to adapt the principles of biomimicry to traditional wood architecture, executing the final design in plywood and wood laminate using standard tools and techniques.
MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY has installed a 120 foot-tall fluorescent pink aluminum architectural sculpture within the world’s largest cruise ship. comprising 10,813 painted aluminum parts, 44,700 rivets, and 23 anchor points, ‘tour de force(s)’ has been situated in one of two lobbies that form the ship’s complete cross-section, where six elevator bays rise over 16 decks, and several flows of people converge.
Manish: avenida Horácio Láfer, 491, Itaim Bibi, tel. (11) 4301-5928 O Manish abriu as portas há apenas dois meses. Sua gastronomia árabe foi traduzida já na fachada, que exibe um muxarabiê com 4,50 x 14 m de extensão. "Guardadas as devidas proporções, o desenho foi inspirado na Mesquita Nacional da Malásia, em Kuala Lumpur, construída em 1965", conta o arquiteto paulista Omar Dalank, autor do projeto, em parceria com Victor Castro e Carol Zullo. Elemento construtivo de origem árabe, o muxarab...