The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology merges the concepts of lighting and art with this spectacular 3D LED piece, dubbed NOVA. Created for the institute’s 150th anniversary, the display is made up of 25000 lightballs.
Incredibly it can display 16 million colours per second. The behemoth, which weighs 3.3 tonnes, is currently displayed at the Zurich train stations main hall, where it will live until September 2009. By Lisa Evans
August 3, 2020
Berkshire Residence by Of Possible Architecture, Sheffield, MA, USA
It takes considerable skill to design a house that is brand-new and completely modern yet fits in its rural farmland environment as if it had been...
August 3, 2020
Expensify Office, Portland, Oregon, USA
While no longer new – it was completed in 2017 – the Portland, Oregon, office of Expensify is still one of our favourite office...
July 25, 2020
Résidence Portland, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
When Cécile Combelle and Antonio Di Bacco came to Montreal from Paris, they had intended to stay for one year. But they liked the city with its...
July 18, 2020
K11 Art House by UA Cinema, K11 Musea, Victoria Dockside, Hong Kong
Who knew we would be thinking of the ordinary pleasure of going to a movie in our own city with almost the same desperate longing we used to daydream...
July 17, 2020
Atherton II Residence, San Mateo County, California, USA
The Atherton II residence is located in the Atherton area of San Mateo County, about 46 kilometres (30 miles) from San Francisco. Atherton is...
July 7, 2020
Zhongshuge Bookstore, Galeries Lafayette, Beijing, China
Nothing seems to slow the expansion of massive Chinese bookstore chains. Once more, we are left slightly stunned by the ambition and scope of the...
June 28, 2020
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June 27, 2020
ilil Café, Cheongju, South Korea
We are getting more and more bored with the uniformity of branded corporate coffee shops although their familiarity and predictability still feel...
June 26, 2020
Mr Ming’s Chinese Dining, K11 Art Mall, Hong Kong
Cleverly executed retro is always worth another look. We do like Mr Ming’s Chinese Dining, a restaurant that is part of the Ming Fat...
June 24, 2020
Say No Mo Social Nail Bar, Kyiv, Ukraine
Combining a fully licensed bar, a café and a luxury beauty salon that is available also for private events is possible in Ukraine’s capital city,...
June 23, 2020
Water Cherry House, Tokyo, Japan
The work of Kengo Kuma, the master of wood, mood and light, will always draw our attention. The 65-year-old Japanese architect and his prolific...
June 21, 2020
Buff Nail Studios, Brighton – Melbourne, Australia
Buff Nail Studios is located in a non-descript commercial building on Church Street in Brighton, an affluent coastal suburb of Melbourne about 10...