Modernity

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about modernity

Project • By PCA-STREAMOffices

175HAUSSMANN

Thanks to PCA-STREAM’s project, the complex at 173–175 Haussmann recovers urban legibility that measuring up to its exceptional location a stone’s throw away from Place de l’Étoile, magnified by a majestic entrance at the bow of the building.   Finally brought together in a coherent manner, via an overhaul of distribution, the new complex offers floors that are flexible, open, bright, and pleasant, fitted out by RF Studio with a view to addressing the challenges of tomorrow’s workspaces. They are supplemented with outstanding common areas designed by PCASTREAM, including a triple-height atrium serving as a new village square for employees, but also a livable landscaped terrace.   A hybrid g... More

Product • By COTTOURBANEAST

URBANEAST

COTTO has turned the Eastern philosophy to makes the world even more extrovert for an urban living. We introduce the globe with a combination of urban image in modernity with pride in culture heritage, beliefs, as well as spirit and the way of living of the east passing on to our products valuing experiences of Asian society in a modern style. The rhythm of the world has changed dramatically with in the last few years and will constantly move faster. The merge between globalization and digital movement makes the world more complex and diverse. The rise of the Dragon as the new economic leader has built up a powerful force for all regions to fine-tune to the rise of the Dragon country. The emerging trend, “URBANEAST,” represents a fusion b... More

Project • By GROHEHotels

Brooklands Hotel

Efficient consumption is playing an increasingly important role both on the racetrack and in sanitary facilities Located in the heart of Weybridge in Surrey, near London, the luxurious Brooklands Hotel is completely dedicated to marrying tradition and modernity. Brooklands was once the world’s first purpose built race track and the hotel has been redesigned with a knowing nod to the legacy of the race circuit that surrounds and runs through it. The new Brooklands Hotel combines the traditional aspects of the original races of the 1920s and 1930s with contemporary architecture and design that are individual and luxurious at the same time. The Art Déco inspired interior design is all about the race track that surrounds the hotel - and G... More

Project • By GROHEApartments

Setai 5th Avenue

Exclusive, luxurious and dedicated to providing guests with the very highest levels of service, the towering Setai Fifth Avenue offers 5-star accommodation in the heart of Manhattan. The impressive exterior and interior of this hotel as well as its consummate blend of modernity and tradition are a perfect reflection of the unique charm of this metropolis. Its limestone facade integrates seamlessly with the rhythm of the surrounding streetscape and the neighbouring architecture. Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, the architectural firm who designed the hotel, have already garnered more than a hundred design awards for their work on other projects. The Setai’s 47-story tower rises out of a 10-story podium. A total of 157 hotel rooms... More