Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture (JPDA) has completed the new Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center (DSPAC) – a community resource that celebrates dance education in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Generous support from Oprah Winfrey allowed dancer Dwana Smallwood to realize her vision to give back to the community she grew up in.
Da Portare VIA is known for baking delicious wood oven pizzas in Amsterdam, Utrecht and now, in Zwolle. The company began with one small store on the Leliegracht, in Amsterdam and has steadily grown to 8 locations. As their popularity continues to rise, VIA, as they are now called, decided it was time to take their brand to the next level. Together with PUP creative agency, who were tasked with the rebranding, Studio Modijefsky was asked to design a unique interior to complement VIA’s new brand.
The Lemon Tree House, a single-family residence that develops on two floors. Its composition, divided into two clear sections: the first area, where the main access from the street is located and is occupied by the existing construction and the second area where the bedrooms and central courtyard are located. The courtyard functions as: terrace, pool and as a connection to the new building. The terrace, acts as a distribuitor, housing the beginning of the stairway and allows access to the bedrooms.
House is defined along an axis which separates the living areas on the south side and the Gym and guest bedroom on the north.
The linear axis is pronounced by a tower-like lobby and ends with a natural filtered eco-pool as the focal point. Concrete and facebrick walls flank the space from which a steel staircase hangs from steel dowels defined by the meandering skylight above.
Ermish Housing, designed by Istanbul based architectural practice CM Mimarlik is a residential project that focuses on providing optimum daylight by separating building blocks due to area’s elevation difference, and creates a whole living area out of 3 different building blocks.
Fabryka Kavy (Coffee Factory in Ukrainian) is the first café with its own coffee roasting in town. It is situated in a building of the post-soviet period not far from the town lake and park. The café owners got premises with high ceilings and large windows which let in lots of light from the setting sun.
The project consists of a small sauna with dressing room in conjunction with a rest stop at the Leirhol summer farm in Vang, Valdres. It has a primary footprint of approximately five square meters, and a heigth of approximately four and a half meters.
Article source: DUBBELDAM Inc. Architecture + Design
For the new Canadian headquarters of Travelzoo, a global internet media company specializing in travel and entertainment, Dubbeldam Architecture + Design was tasked with creating an interior that would simultaneously balance the impression required of an established international company with the youthful spirit of its enterprise. The project is the unusual merging of a loft-style interior within the context of a ‘Class A’ office building. The new office location on the 23rd floor of a tower above the landmark Toronto Eaton Centre offers panoramic views of the city skyline, City Hall, Lake Ontario and the CN Tower. Within the raw space of exposed concrete floors and a textured ceiling, the design team developed programmatic spaces as distinct volumes, optimizing circulation and views of the city, while also maximizing natural light. The sleek interiors were inspired by images of travel to exciting destinations, while also showcasing the dramatic cityscape of downtown Toronto.
The existing building on the subject lot was reconstructed after the previous war for purpose of a wedding salon and attached to the old hotel building. That building however was endangering the embankment – an important landmark in Orašje. At our urging, investor Živković (Maxi firm) demolished the clumsy compound and consciously lost 200 m2, however got an independent building to be redesigned into a hotel.
In the project for this two-level duplex apartment we wanted to make the most of every meter in order to have the most spaciousness and functionality. The program was the following: double height living/dining room, kitchen, and office / guest bedroom with bathroom on the first floor. In the second floor master Bedroom with integrated bathroom and dressing room and a second bedroom with bathroom and dressing room.