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Project • By Cut ArchitecturesBars

Bam Karaoke

The inspiration is taken from the traditional Japanese private karaoke box experience: cathode-ray screen, duplicable cabins, Japanese precision, technological utopia, … The place inhabits a futuristic nostalgia out of a science fiction movie from th... More

Project • By Montse Zamorano | Architecture PhotographyApartments

One Madison

One Madison is a graceful 50-story, 155,000 SF residential tower located in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Architectural challenges included creating a modern form that respected the context of the surrounding neighborhood and Madison Square Park whi... More

Project • By LAVA ArchitectsVillages


Disaster strikes. How can architects help quickly, efficiently, sustainably and sensitively? LAVA's solution is an origami cave. It features in a new exhibition in Sydney. LAVA’s Digital Origami Emergency Shelter is a concept for an inhabited m... More

Project • By CetraRuddyApartments

One Madison Park

Taking cues from the Metabolist movement of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, One Madison Park (OMP), employs a modular, plug-in design concept articulated through “pods”. These cube-like forms deconstruct the building’s mass and give it a sense of light... More