Gridded glazing frames garden views from NitaProw’s organic beauty shop in Bangkok

May 24, 2017 Natasha Levy 0

Bangkok-based practice NitaProw has used the dismantled structure of a house boat to create this window-covered shop for an organic beauty brand in a lush garden setting in the city. The transparent structure set in Bangkok’s Thonglor district acts as a shop, showroom and 25-seat cafe for the organic health and beauty brand Patom. Its gardens are also

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Waataa transforms Lisbon offices in compact studio apartments with fold-out furniture

May 15, 2017 Natasha Levy 0

Brightly coloured niches define living spaces inside these three compact studio apartments, which Portuguese practice Waataa has created instead a former office building in Lisbon. The Tondela-based practices added two brightly coloured modules to each of the apartments to help define specific areas for sleeping and dining within the open-plan space. This cabinetry forms a golden-yellow niche for a kitchenette

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Competition: win a book filled with over 250 mobile architecture designs

April 28, 2017 Natasha Levy 0

Dezeen is giving three readers the chance to win a copy of Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move, a book profiling structures that roll, slide and even float across water. As well as tents and caravans, the publication – by author Rebecca Roke – presents modern houseboats, wearable structures and designs of the future. Sibling’s Walking

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Competition: win a book filled with over 250 mobile architecture designs

April 28, 2017 Natasha Levy 0

Dezeen is giving three readers the chance to win a copy of Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move, a book profiling structures that roll, slide and even float across water. As well as tents and caravans, the publication – by author Rebecca Roke – presents modern houseboats, wearable structures and designs of the future. Sibling’s Walking

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10 homes from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards that take mezzanines to new heights

April 28, 2017 Natasha Levy 0

This week we’ve found 10 homes from our Pinterest boards that feature space-maximising mezzanines, including a Russian residence with elevated net hammocks and a lofty extension in a Parisian apartment. Barn House, Portugal, by Inês Brandão The upper level of this former barn has been converted into a quiet living and office space by Inês Brandão. The

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