Container Kiosks at Dongdaemun Plaza

In the past several years, architects and designers have widely explored applications for shipping containers, with results ranging from humble animal shelters and changing rooms to high-end retail spaces. Ten studios were invited to conceive kiosk structures in the spaces surrounding the Dongdaemun Plaza in Seoul, Korea ...

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Sala Ayutthaya Hotel – designer Onion Studio

This striking hotel is named after the indigenous orange-flowered Sala tree and the location in Ayutthaya. Across the Chao Phraya river is the historic city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the Putthai Sawan Temple built in 1353 AD. Thai-based firm Onion designed this 26-room hotel boutique hotel as a study in ...

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Melbourne’s ‘Mixed Architecture’ EPORO Skyscraper

A new high-rise structure in Melbourne is about to change the most urban city’s skyline in Australia and take the term “mixed-use” architecture to another level. The 44-storey Eporo tower, owned by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Australia and designed by the Buchan group, will include 31 residential floors and a 3- storey church and Theological College. Located in the heart of the city the investors are aiming at creating a new ...

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Lusive Building

Light Source

From the Pacific, travel Interstate 10 east — the old Route 66 — until you've almost reached the dim sum palaces of San Gabriel. Get off the freeway just before, wind your way past taco stands and warehouses into East L.A., and you'll soon arrive at Lusive — 85,000 square feet of inspiration & imagination, design & development, labor & light.