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Cannabis retreat-inspired dispensary

SeaWeed is a retreat-inspired dispensary that embraces the restorative powers of cannabis. In its various forms -flowers, edibles, vapors- cannabis connects us to healthy rituals that keep mind and body energized and balanced. To visit SeaWeed is to be transported to a destination where your comfort and well-being is our highest concern.
Designed by MAAM, the flagship store...

Environmentally resilient – United States

Toro Canyon Residence is located on a 10-acre site in Montecito , United States, which is approached via a narrow, tree covered drive, ending at a small clearing with views of the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands. The residence is sited on axis with the canyon and views beyond. The building presents three one story, wedge shaped volumes; a carport /service volume to...

Created from coastal sand – Mexico

Located in front of the Pacific Coast and immersed in the landscape of La Barra de Colotepec, Mexico,in the state of Oaxaca and designed by the Mexican architect Alberto Kalach, Cassa Sforza hotel develops from the idea of being aware of the environment, the contemplation and respect for the environment where the delta of the Colotepec river...

On the slopes of Kirribilli

Kirribilli Apartment is a two-level apartment located within a boutique development designed by Mathieson on the slopes of Kirribilli, Sydney overlooking Circular Quay and under the shadows of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The brief called for a proportion and amenity of spaces more akin with a house than an apartment. The property was selected by the clients...

Playing with glass – London

Mulroy Architects increased the floor space in this family home by 25% with this full house refurbishment in the Muswell Hill, North London. The brief was to maximise available space throughout the property without disturbing the original Victorian bay window at the rear. The concept was to create a courtyard between a rectangular new extension and the...

Inspired by the Blue Mountains

Perched on the edge of a leafy lane at Blue Mountains, NSWm Australia, the linear composition of the Blackheath house presents an abstract facade of timber and steel to the street and creates carefully screened entry, central and rear courtyards to the home.
Designed by Sydney-based practice, Pearson Architecture. The streamlined industrial aesthetic references the corrugated iron of...

Clay 3D Printed House

Located is Massa Lombarda, Italy is the first eco-sustainable housing model 3D printed entirely from local raw earth. This genuinely innovative and pioneering approach was conceived from the start as a joint project between the two firms. Metaphorically inspired by one of Italo Calvino's ‘invisible cities’ - the city in continuous construction - the name TECLA evokes the strong link between past and...

The Salone del Mobile 2021 will go ahead

Its hard to believe, but Milan is preparing for the fifty-ninth edition of the Salone del Mobile to be held from 5th to 10th September 2021. It will be an all-new event, focused on promoting the companies’ latest products, technologies and projects. It will pick up “the threads” of a conversation interrupted in person, whilst leaving relationships and contact with the market, professionals,...

Taking advantage – Brazil

The RN residence was designed for a couple, for their children and grandchildren to spend their weekends and vacations on the edge of a large dam, at Itaúna, Brazil where the possibilities of integration between architecture and nature stand out. From the initial visits to the project site, Jacobsen architects identified the scenic potential of the large...

The Monocular – Canada

The Monocular was designed to choreograph one’s experience of the dramatic waterfront site located in Chester Basin, Canada . Thus, it was treated as a Monocular, framing the view of the Basin beyond. Designed by RHAD Architects, the programme includes a variety of spaces with unique requirements including an open layout for living and dining, an unconditioned...