Merlot Apartment by Clarice Semerene Arquitetura

The apartment is located in Brasilia, an iconic city of modernism, built in 1960 by architect Oscar Niemeyer. The building has a concrete structure, a functional and clean plan, with typical modernist elements, such as the hollow brick and large window frames, with abundant natural light.

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The apartment had a lot of potential due to its clean structure, with few pillars and the absence of apparent beams, which would give me more freedom to create an open layout. This characteristic matched perfectly with the briefing given by the couple, to highlight the modernist character of the building and create an open plan in which the rooms are visually connected, with lots of natural light and cross ventilation.

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Before the renovation, the 120 m2 apartment had 02 bedrooms and 01 master suite, a closed kitchen and a large laundry room, which was disproportionate to the customers’ needs. The residents’ lifestyle gave

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Beauty Shoppe to debut new Arsenal Motors location in Lawrenceville

Beauty Shoppe, a Pittsburgh-based coworking company, today announced the opening of its new joint venture, Arsenal Motors, in Lawrenceville. The building opened its doors to members and public reservations on July 6, 2020 after construction delays caused by Covid-19. Spanning an entire neighborhood block, the 30,000 sq. ft. mixed-use project is a joint venture of Q Development, Ernie Sota of Sota Construction, and Beauty Shoppe.

Featuring collaborations with award-winning local designers, makers, and artists, Beauty Shoppe Arsenal Motor’s design, services, and programs are tailored to service individuals, small businesses and companies seeking remote, flexible, workspace in the heart of one of Pittsburgh’s most desirable neighborhoods.

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“Fitting with the Beauty Shoppe approach, Arsenal Motors combines hospitality, community and creativity for an experience intended to elevate that of going to an office while fitting with today’s ever-changing needs,” said Matthew Ciccone, CEO of Beauty Shoppe. “Arsenal Motors embodies local: it is

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Loft Apartment in Sao Paulo by FCstudio

The New York Apartment’s project, located in the city of São Paulo – Brazil, is the result of a creative process that took into account important conditions. The family, consisting of a couple and two young daughters, before moving to this apartment, lived in the Netherlands for 8 years. Thus, constant references to Dutch culture and design permeated the composition process, so that the family would continue to identify with its own home. In addition, we considered the specific logistics of the four residents’ routine, categorizing the spaces according to the real needs of each one. Exclusive suites, one office and a playroom arose because of that.

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The formal and chromatic composition brought together areas with the same use, generating four programmatic boxes, within the single space with double height ceiling. This concept can be seen in the schemes that follow this memorial. The first box consists of the entrance

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Santomate Restaurant – InteriorZine

Located in the city of Morelia, Michoacán in La Loma, the original construction of the project dates from the middle of the last century, with previous remodeling and interventions since the 90’s. The project integrates 3 properties, which 2 of them were already connected by a central patio with a great variety of vegetation and materiality, maintaining a colonial style.

The first approach and idea conceived for the restaurant is to generate a relationship and connection both spatially and visually of the 3 properties, making this patio the axis and starting point. Almost monochromatic spaces are created inside and outside to avoid the variety of materials and textures that would distract the user and that would also distance the patio and vegetation from being the main protagonists.

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The range of colours is inspired by the shades of the region’s glazed pottery, green, blue and yellow. Santomate seeks to be an

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