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NewsNews • 4 May 2022

Herzog & de Meuron realizes first phase of Hotel Hermitage Luzern redesign

After four months of construction, Herzog & de Meuron completed the first phase of the Hotel Hermitage redesign of the reception, lobby, bar and 20 rooms. The hotel, located on the shoreline of lake Lucerne, recently reopened its doors in April. Paolo Abate The entrance renovation is conceived as a temporary pop-up space. The boldly red colored lobby intentionally resembles a large living room. The furniture upholstery and curtains give the space a theatrical note. Paolo Abate A long bar forms the backbone of the lobby and allows for a variety of activities throughout the day. Hotel guests can enjoy a drink with a view towards the Vierwaldstättersee. Paolo Abate 20 hotel rooms were redesigned as compact suites. Ea... More

Project • By Bob BirdShops

Jetlag Books pop up shop

“The fact that the artwork does not remain creates an urgency to see it.” ----Jeanne Claude Zhenhua Luo, the director of WIT Design & Research, was invited to design a pop-up shop named “The Cloud” based on the theme that “A bookstore runs away from home” in December 2021. In this case, bookstores no longer bear too much responsibility to be an iconic architectural representation of the city. Caption Reverse thinking Stop pursuing timelessness No need to feel regret Bookstores are facing challenges in the new area. At the same time, they need solutions to different problems. In this case, Jetlag Books, a pop-up shop, is proposed to attract the interest and attention of the public.  In... More

Project • By ayami takada architectsShowrooms


sparkling world of jewelry in the department store of the station building.This is an experimental attempt to create a legally unrealizable program in a station building. As people's lives change, it is becoming clear that there is a need to change the functions of potential places in various situations. I would like to propose the concept of a multifunctional floor whose usage changes according to the needs of users. More

Project • By Montgomery + Townsend Architecture DesignParks/Gardens

Park Pool

Park Pool is a pop-up park designed to occupy a single parking space on Pike Street between Summit and Belmont in Capitol Hill. It is a 20’x5’x2’ deep volume completely covered in natural grass. Designed to allow individuals to lounge and relax comfortably and engage in conversation, but deep enough to immerse visitors in a lush green environment in the middle of the city. When visitors are seated, they can still engage with the surrounding urban fabric lying down, however, offers visitors a completely immersive experience, as the grass wraps up the sides and surrounds the individual, screening views and sounds of the city. Montgomery Townsend would like to thank Gather Seattle for their help throughout the event, and Fr... More

Project • By pc-|< paolo cesaretti Arch-Trade Shows

A switch of mind | Kale Group @ CERSAIE 2017 |

An adaptable skeleton wrapped in a translucent skin delivers iconic visual communication and a continuous landscape of ceramic surfaces.Designed for Kale Group – worldwide manufacturer of ceramic tiles and porcelain stoneware – the stand has the aim to qualify the identity of the company. The space is divided in five exhibition areas - each dedicated to a different brand belonging to Kale - linked by a central space for lounging and meeting. The company’s request for a low budget solution with high visual impact informed the design process, driving its focus on the idea of versatility as a conceptual frame. The result was a low-definition modular skeleton made by painted wood, wrapped in a semi-transparent digital printed fabric skin. This... More

Project • By hartmannvonsiebenthalShops

Sennheiser SoHo Pop-Up Store

The audio specialist Sennheiser continues its listening experience campaign with an exclusive pop-up store in the hip downtown neighborhood SoHo. For five months, New Yorkers can literally immerse in the future of audio: entering the store via the “Sound Tunnel’’, step by step the sounds of the city outside attenuate and the sense of hearing is heightened. The sound experience is complemented visually: in an introduction to the world of Sennheiser, the tunnel leads the visitor into an area with large-format photos illustrating the history of the Sennheiser company. On 250 square meters, the premium manufacturer’s extensive selection of headphones, microphones and audio solutions for the business world are presented. Just like its precursor... More