Designed as the temporary heart of the ANU campus for 18 months during the redevelopment of the new Union Court development, the ANU Pop-Up Reunion Village was designed by OCULUS and Craig Tan Architects in association. Conceived as a connective day and night environment for the students, the village accommodates the temporary relocation of ANU’s retail core, including student services, student organisations, common spaces, and food and beverage.
The Snug successfully converted a run-down, dark, poorly insulated and inward-looking Californian Bungalow into an energy-efficient, comfortable and healthy home in inner Melbourne.
The extension of the Bossière’s Primary School is approached in a sensitive way whose ambition is to ensure the good development of students by creating generous and comfortable spaces largely opened over a restful panorama. More specifically, the will of the municipality was to add two new flexible classrooms along with an existing building whose morphological characteristics coincide with the traditional typology of Belgian farms, widespread in the region.
Sneaker District has all the cred with devoted fans and a booming online presence, but the physical store was stuck in the past: outdated, cluttered, and built with unsustainable materials and practices. In the sneaker world, how you look is everything. Unlike many other retailers, sneaker brands decide which stores can stock their product, not the other way around, so the physical experience is crucial to an effective business. The result is a complete overhaul of the retail space with a focus on powerful branding, a smooth and interactive consumer experience, and a design that’s as future-proof as it can be.
The structure is located in Trubacheyevka, an old dacha village close to Moscow. The 18 sqm building, which functions as a barn and mini-workshop, is placed on a site with a house and a gazebo, so in terms of the visual image, it was important to integrate the construction into the existing morphotype.
The Music Box is a cubed shaped campus for the London College of Contemporary Media. Adopting the proportions of the golden section, the building is in two parts.The purity of the form is reflected in the simplicity of the external surfaces, but it is the erosion of this cubic form that truly defines the building whilst creating a longitudinal distinction between the music college and the 10 storeys of affordable and private residential units above.
Merieux Nutrisciences is a multinational company which is dealing with chemical analyses and microbiological for the food&nutrition, ambiental, pharma, cosmetic, consumer goods, packaging, and agrochemicals areas. The Resana’s center is in the Treviso province, and it got structured as a reference pole of all north of Italy.
The Playhouse is a full renovation project of 3 stories high building locates in a busy fashion district of Tokyo, Aoyama in Japan. The building accommodates a British fashion store on the ground and first level, and a hall for a wedding and event planning company on the second level. Our design team was challenged to envision a new spatial model of Post-COVID store by reconsidering the existing function of physical shops.
This project is an evolution of a primitive shelter, arranged around the fireplace, and inspired by the “aircraft” in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s “Terre des Hommes”.