Art deco architecture

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about Art deco architecture

NewsNews • 25 Mar 2024

Brooklyn Tower by ShOP Architects showcases a unique materiality

Brooklyn Tower, standing an impressive ninety-three stories tall with a unique neo-deco crown, is already a landmark for the Borough. Designed by SHoP Architects, the skyscraper honors the sensitively restored Dime Savings Bank on the building's ground level. Its contemporary yet emblematic expression of its Art Deco Heritage blends baroque and modern detailing with thoughtful use of materials.  Max Touhey The materiality of what can be described as a Neo Deco façade gracefully combines a white marble base with pilasters of blackened steel, copper and bronze that create a striking verticality along the building's impressive height. At street level, the Brooklyn Tower's marble 'convaxacave' columns sit upon black granit... More

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The Brewhouse, Malta

The Brewhouse, formerly known as Farsons Brewery was one of the first and finest examples of concrete-reinforced Art Deco buildings on the island of Malta. The building was founded and designed by Lewis V Farrugia and William Binnie and originally opened 73 years ago in June 1950. Now a Grade II listed building The Brewhouse has been part of a €86 million redevelopment project, reimagined by world-renowned London based ritchie*studio. Covering over 7,000 sq m of industrial space, the building now includes a unique mix of office, food and beverage, retail, visitor experience, and events space over seven floors. Joe Smith In a building of such historical and architectural significance the new windows not only had to look as close... More

NewsNews • 9 Feb 2022

New Moët Hennessy workspace in Paris integrates company values with a contemporary working environment

Covering a floor space of over 10,000 m² in the heart of Paris, Moët Hennessy’s new offices by the Barbarito Bancel practice offer a contemporary model of today’s workspace as informed by the Moët Hennessy teams themselves.   Alessandra Chemollo The design approach of Barbarito Bancel was based on listening. As such, embodying the company’s group values into the architecture was the first step in the project. These values include enhancing the site’s Art Deco heritage, ensuring build sustainability, and initiating a cultural transformation of operations by providing contemporary workspaces that take into consideration different working styles as well as remote work.   ... More

NewsNews • 16 Dec 2021

Dramatic Bulgari flagship by MVRDV showcases a green, jade-like facade of recycled champagne and beer bottles

Rotterdam based architecture and urbanism practice MVRDV have unveiled their most recent collaboration with luxury jewellery brand Bulgari in the form of a dramatic flagship store in Shanghai. Located on Nanjing Road at the popular and upscale Shanghai Plaza 66, the store is distinguished by a green, jade-like façade made from recycled champagne and beer bottles.   Bulgari The façade is inspired both by the Art Deco architecture which became prominent throughout Shanghai in the early 20th century when it's status as a key port connecting the East and West was established, as well as Bulgari's Déco collection which characterised its jewellery in the same period. The design also pays homage to the brand's Itali... More