Commercial space design

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Project • By CospicoRestaurants

Outdoor restaurant -reception area

Creating of a restaurant -reception area of ​​480 square meters in Rhodes in order to be used all year round. The customer wanted the space to be watertight in winter and to keep warm and in summer to open on the roof and perimeter. During the day to have shading and at night customers can see the starry sky. The most important thing was to make a combination so that static and urban planning is a stable construction with mobile - temporary housing. Also important from the 2 months that the space operated to operate all 12 months. The most suitable systems were judged to be the COSPIBIO Bioclimatic Pergola for roofing and the COSPI EPAL movable glass wall for the side cover. The COSPIBIO mobile roof is a unique shading system with controlle... More

Project • By BDP QuadrangleOffices

Deluxe Toronto

Deluxe is a globally renowned media services and digital post-production, asset management and copyright protection company that works with a diverse and global client list.    As a progressive content media company, Deluxe has highly specialized audio/video requirements for their high-end production facility. In order to design their three-story Toronto office, located in a renovated 1990s data centre, Deluxe needed an architecture and design firm that would understand their complex information technology requirements and that had expertise in workflow, flexible space and creative work environments, which is why they engaged Quadrangle.   Design charettes between Deluxe and Quadrangle were an important tool that allowed... More

Project • By Seth Powers PhotographyRestaurants

JI-SHI Urban Harvest

Ji-shi Urban Harvest opened a new branch in Disney Town, Shanghai, China. I had the pleasure of photographing the restaurant for its designer Ian Douglas-Jones from Atelier I-N-D-J. Occupying a plain concrete building, the interior attempts to accentuate and conceal existing details, with highlights of richly-toned furnishings and custom pulley light fixtures. A central white ceiling plane organises the dining space dividing between inward facing with restaurant views and outward with views towards the lake outside. The inner adopts a language of dark leather and dark tables offsetting against the white ceiling plane. Whilst the outward has deep red warm leather with carefully exposed and neatly finished ductwork above.The white ceilin... More

Project • By MVRDVShops

Chongwenmen M-Cube

Located just within Beijing’s innermost ring road, the KWG·M·CUBE is prominently located next to the Beijing Railway Station and near to both the Temple of Heaven to the Southwest, and Tiananmen and the Forbidden City to the Northwest. Given this prime location and the consequent value of the land, the client wanted a building that would stand out from its mostly beige and grey neighbours, while also packing a large amount of space into a relatively small footprint. Contradicting this request were the desires of the city government, whose preference was for a building that would fit in with its muted surroundings on the busy street.MVRDV was commissioned to design the building’s exterior and responded to these competing hopes with a 7-store... More

Project • By The Leigh AgencyOffices

C21 Redwood Realty Reston Office

Century 21 Redwood Realty's new office located in Reston, VA is the latest space-planning, interior design project completed by The Leigh Agency and Affiliate Co., JODOR DESIGN + BUILD. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's hi-tech industry and Dulles Corridor hub, the office is designed to incorporate space-age technology and futuristic design with elements of the city's heritage and history. Cutting-edge technology and customized furnishings showcase a real estate office designed for the future. Featuring authentic airplane parts, a cockpit room with VR station and arcade game machine, the office provides a versatile space where work meets play suitable for all! More