New Instagram Office

New Instagram Office

Venture into the offices of many young tech companies and you’ll notice a certain aesthetic—scrappy yet stark, with an undertone of sophomoric bemusement. Lots of wood and polished concrete, bright colors, that sort of thing. As companies mature, so to… Continue Reading

Platform_monsant Cafe

Platform_monsant Cafe

Located on the coast of the South Korean volcanic island Jeju, architecture practice platform_a designed a translucent building featuring floor-to-ceiling pivoting windows for stunning views of the water. Titled ‘Platform_monsant’, the box-shaped structure is nestled into the island’s rocky terrain.… Continue Reading

Old Church transformed into skate park and covered with murals by Okuda San Miguel

Old Church transformed into skate park and covered with murals by Okuda San Miguel h

Originally designed by Asturian architect Manuel del Busto in 1912, the church of Santa Barbara in Llanera, Asturias, was abandoned for years and crumbling from neglect. Luckily, a group of enterprising individuals lead by a collective called the ‘Church Brigade,’… Continue Reading

Gray and tan apartment by Yana Osipenko

Gray and tan apartment by Yana Osipenko

Cantilever furniture and indirect recessed lighting both contribute to the free and spacious feeling this apartment invokes. These details certainly make an interesting contrast with the heavier materials in use, especially the stone slab shelf running parallel to the floor.… Continue Reading

Little House with a Big Terrace

Little House with a Big Terrace

Little House with a Big Terrace is a beautiful dwelling with natural simplicity, located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Takuro Yamamoto Architects. This project a lucid example of having large external space in small urban residence with limited site area… Continue Reading