Art and architecture have always had an ineffable relationship to each other since the beginning of human civilization. Humankind appears to have always had the urge to seek shelter and express creativity. By commingling art with architecture, we step out of consensus reality and experience the world anew. In both, the human mind reinterprets time, space, and the meaning of life in a refreshing new way. Continue reading The Mystical Relationship Between Art And Architecture
WORKac has recently completed its most ambitious interior to date – a 6,000 SF loft apartment that encompasses a full ground floor, half a basement and one third of a sub-basement: an “inverse triplex” for a family of four that loves to entertain. Continue reading White Street Loft
Some projects are more special than others and this one makes no exception. Located inside an industrial building, the design of this office space is eclectic and spectacular. Originally composed of small partitioned offices and covered with false ceiling tiles, the assembly was removed and opened to create an open space with windows overlooking. Continue reading Architectural needs and up coming of the housing complex,The Habitat 67
On the face of it the ‘Northern Hot Tub’ sounds like a very specific sort of item, one designed for a small, niche market. After all, these are hot tubs that can function outdoors in cold, arctic environments. As such, one might imagine their appeal to be limited to hardy Canadian types, who might place theirs next to the log cabin: the perfect spot from which to sip a beer and watch the Northern Lights on a frozen winter’s night. Continue reading Designing Hot Tubs for the Northern Elements
With two growing daughters, a cat and a guinea pig, I decided a few months ago that our two bedroom flat was simply not big enough. Thankfully, this decision coincided with a promotion at work. So, after years of clutter and mess, we were able to spread our wings and move into a more spacious home.
It was only after moving that I realised just how cramped the flat had been. My elder daughter is an avid cyclist, so we had not one, but two bikes in the hallway. The younger one is obsessed with Barbie, so the girls’ room consisted mainly of dolls, dolls’ houses and dolls’ clothes. Thankfully, we had more space at our new house, as there was a dining room separate to the lounge and the girls each had their own bedroom. Continue reading Getting the Bedrooms Right – A Rewarding Chore