Designed by Autoban, this 300 square meter CIP Lounge recently opened at the Ataturk Airport International Departures in Istanbul, the Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge is a welcoming port for weary travelers. Here's more explanation from the architects:
“The main structure, established by making use of the traditional architectural arcade system, consists of a combination of global forms. These plain spheres create interior combinations by dividing the place into sections, allowing transitions between them.” The shells have different functions – restaurant, tea garden, library, movie theater or rest rooms – and provide a sense of continuation moving through the spaces. Details like the intricate pattern shells and light-pierced black channels hiding electrical systems and mechanic features in the merging points of shells make the whole design display a fresh, bold and welcoming design.
Maybe you look at your backyard with bewilderment because it is such a disorganised mess. You are not alone; we have all been there at one time, or another. The difficult part is knowing where to start. It all looks so easy on garden makeover programs, but it is not that straightforward in reality. When you stand with your spade in hand, you realise that the first step is the hardest. Read more
The retro revival is in full swing. But, going for vintage pieces of furniture within the home doesn’t mean that you have to stick to old furniture. Incorporating a modern twist in your beautiful home is interior design 101. In fact, there are some thoroughly modern pieces of furniture that you can use in your house and make it look simply stunning. Read more
The Otter Cove Residence designed by Sagan Piechota Architecture is partially underground. It features a courtyard and shields it away from outside views. Check out the open concept living space below: Read more