Gare do Oriente Station

  For today’s feature we travel to Europe, specifically to the Iberian Peninsula. In all actuality to one of the oldest countries in Europe that is always overlooked for travel because of their neighbors.       Welcome to Lisbon, Portugal and the Gare do Oriente Station. The station serves as a transportation hub for subways,…

Beach House – Canada

Fully exposed to spectacular sunsets and impressive thunderstorms, the Beach House embraces the prairie skies and changing waterscapes. This 2,000-square foot residence was designed to echo the stone and wood cottage vernacular of this beachside community. Harmonizing with the surrounding landscape, cedar and fir were used both inside and out, and emit the natural aesthetic…

Light-House – Taiwan

    Light-House is located in Hsinchu County, Taiwan. This multi-storied residential building block is designed in consideration of common Taiwanese terrace style houses. This project seeks to rethink the fundamentals of this particular housing model and intends to reinvigorate its underlining idea as “Lian-dong” (describing a continuous housing block) and “Tou-tian” (terrace houses describing…

Anmyeondo House – South Korea

The owner of the house had been injured from a car accident in his teens. Since the accident, he was forced to spend much of his time in bed and during these long hours, the only thing in his view was the old ceiling and lamps of his old house.     Perhaps it was…

Veranda on a Roof – India

Located on the roof of a 12 storey building of a duplex apartment, this space was conceptualized as a ‘Veranda’. (Hindi meaning: A transitional space between public and private area or, between a house and a street). A concept, which conjures up an image of a welcoming social space meant for all. Traditionally, verandas have…

THE AVENUES – KUWAIT CITY

The Avenues Kuwait City, Kuwait The Avenues is a new retail concept inspired by the great cities of the world, and developed as a collaboration between Gensler’s urban designers, landscape architects, architects, interior and brand designers. This latest phase of comprises six distinct districts, each offering a signature shopping experience. A series of additional district…