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Built in 1931, this Art Deco railroad underpass in Birmingham, Alabama is a vital gateway between the heart of downtown and a new urban space called Railroad Park.
French architectural firm BETILLON / DORVAL‐BORY has developed the Appartement Spectral. Finished in 2013, this 21,5 mq contemporary apartment in Paris, France, was developed with with an emphasis on lighting. Due to a lack of all-natural light, the implementation of artificial lighting systems was carefully studied.
It is a residence and atelier for a couple in the center of Tokyo.
Floor like bookshelf plates are placed at the different level in the shifted box. Furniture is put on the each floor to create living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Each plate-like-floors are only hooked by columns which are three-dimensionally intersected at the middle of the box and this simple structure gives latitude for space composition.
- Pushing the limitations of geometry and materials, Arup has created a unique three dimensional and perforated copper staircase, specifically designed as the central staircase of “Villa Mallorca” project.
- Multi-faceted architectural application of copper including lighting scenarios to highlight the design.