restaurang museet

Resturang Museet[all images courtesy of richard lindvall ]

a modern bistro in stockholm with a concept of “museum”? actually i was a bit skeptical at first but after seeing this set of images… it is done in a quiet michitecture PERFECT style – white glazed subway tile, dark wooden floors, marble, brass, iron, glass… did i miss anything?

oh yeah, tiger skeleton.

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restaurang museet

cast glass shelter

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recently john participated a idea competition host by innosite.dk. the contest of “TRANSPARENT SHELTER” is aimed to spotlight the medium of glass and the interplay between design and craftsmanship. solutions should be innovative and the construction should consist almost entirely of glass. also the proposal must be based on a specific site in holbæk, denmark.

since the competition is closed now and three winning ideas will be selected at the end of february, i invited john to share his proposal with michitecture, including a brief interview…!

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cast glass shelter

louise nevelson plaza, new york

[urban-scape] Louise Nevelson Plaza, NYC

[all images courtesy Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects ]

a recently completed public plaza in lower manhattan featuring the sculptures of Louise Nevelson.

the project features custom-designed glass benches and a new landscape( with Quennell Rothschild & Partners, Landscape Architect), grew out of a master plan for Lower Manhattan SMH+ created for the LMDC(lower manhattan development corporation). The plaza, located at Maiden Lane and William St., contains several site-specific sculptures by artist Louise Nevelson.

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louise nevelson plaza, new york

national glass museum, leerdam, NL

national glass museum, leerdam, NL

[all photography (c) Jeroen Musch ]

architects Bureau SLA have connected two houses for the The National Glass Museum in Leerdam, Netherlands, with four overlapping bridges to create a continuous gallery. the combination between traditional architecture style with glass and modern geometry (box) create some interesting dynamics here… let’s take a look:

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national glass museum, leerdam, NL

skywalk rennweg by solid architecture

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[ all images courtesy solid architecture | photography: Günter Kresser ]

first prize in invited competition, vienna-based solid architecture designed a skywalk connects two existing buildings dated back in 80s.

love the simple, modern approach in this challenging site context !

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skywalk rennweg by solid architecture