Melbourne: OMA/Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten to Design MPavilion 2017
Netherlands-based architectural firm OMA will design the Melbourne-based temporary landmark and event hub MPavilion 2017 under the world’s most provocative and influential architect Rem Koolhaas & managing partner-architect David Gianotten. Mpavilion 2017 will be the first building designed and constructed by OMA in Australia. The event hub will be open for public on Oct. 3, 2017.
Jakarta: Glasswork of Nikolas Weinstein Studio
Glasswork maker Nikolas Weinstein Studio just completed their largest and most complex installation at the lobby of the Premier Office Tower, Jakarta. The glasswork is comprised of eight panels that appear to peel off the wall and float through the lobby of an office tower. Their largest piece was bigger than an eighteen-wheeler that made the entire glasswork had to be built onsite and installed after. Visit his blog.
Poblenou: Warehouse Turned into Co-Working Office and Maker Space
Barcelona-based architecture firm APPAREIL converted a Barcelona warehouse into co-working office and maker space in Poblenou, Spain. Dedicated to independent professionals from the architecture world and neighboring disciplines, the building offers a simple open working space. The room remains deliberately hollow, equips with floating tables, and all functionalities are pushed to two intricate milled-timber multifunctional walls. Meanwhile, all furniture can be integrated into the walls to create a polyvalent space to host cultural activities. Check them out.
Bali: John Hardy Spring Collection 2017
Bali-based artisan jewelry John Hardy released the latest “Magic Contrast” Spring Collection 2017. The collection includes four series of style; nature-inspired “Bamboo”, silver and gold weaved jewelries ‘Modern Chain’, the eternal icon of John Hardy “Classic Chain”, the infinity inspired series “Dot”, the mythic creatures inspired ‘Legend’, the masculine modern-traditional mixed style series “Men’s”. Check out their latest collection here.