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Designed by Lead Pencil Studio the art piece is aptly named ‘Non-Sign II’ which draws attention to the surrounding landscape and environment. Created from stainless steal rod and placed near the Canadian border, the sign downplays the significance of crossing the border.





Designed by architectural firm Arup Associates




Constructed in 1903 the building is one of seven libraries in the city built using money donated by Andrew Carnegie.
The library’s new freestanding lift shaft ascends to the first floor was designed as a feature artwork, utilising powder-coated steel cladding depicting the title of some of the staffs favourite seminal literary works.


Designed by NC Design & Architecture, the new Hong Kong located restaurant is disguised with an entrance that draws from a traditional Thai grocery store. The restaurants interior also draws on themes of film sets, shops houses and traditional Thai architecture.




David Chipperfield’s winning design for Stockholm’s new Nobel Center, makes use of stone features, brass surfacing and opaque glass to perfectly capture the dignity and honor of the Nobel Foundation.


PNY’s (Paris New York) new shop in Marais designed by CUT Architectures is inspired by 1980’s Miami.  Mixing a minimal industrial decor with funky neon gradients the new restaurant breaks from its previous locations black and white identity.

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Created by architecture studio THEVERYMAN, this art pavillion located in Edmonton, Canada light weight aluminium shingles to create a self supported structure. To learn more about the project and the design process behind it you can follow the link to their site at THEVERYMANY

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The Ribbon Chapel designed by Tokyo architect Hiroshi Nakamura features a twin timber-clad staircases that encircle a central glass chapel that has a view of the nearby Hiroshima coast.

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Alcabideche Social Complex designed by Lisbon office, Guedes Cruz Architects created this space to recreate a modern version of traditional Mediterranean living, which involves integrating public space through use of winding walkways.
The architects also planned each building to be illuminated at night to provide enough light to use the walkways in the evening without the use of additional street lamps. Built into that system is a feature that causes the white lights to turn red if the occupant presses the emergency button, this in turn alerts a central station, as well as neighbours.

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Handpainted by Rowena Martinich, each one is a unique one-of-a-kind piece. Blurring art and design the ceramics are made of high fired stonware, hand painted and finished with a glossy epoxy resin. Martinich and Carran are two designers who work independently and collaboratively with each other.