Fondazione Prada in Milan, established in 1993 by the Italian fashion house Prada as a cultural organisation dedicated to contemporary art, has recently been relocated and designed by Rem Koolhaas and his firm OMA. The abandoned distillery that dates back from 1910 became new arts centre highlighting a “haunted house” with a 24 carat ...Read More
Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the Museu do Amanhã (the Museum of Tomorrow), recently opened its doors in Rio de Janeiro's burgeoning Puerto Maravilha neighborhood. Conceived as an innovative cultural space addressing the future of the planet, the design of the museum is influenced by local culture and, through its architecture, explores the relationship between the city and the natural ...Read More
South Korean architect Moon Hoon designed a home with missing corners for a figurine collector and his family. He designed the house for an empty plot beside a lake in Bangdong, an area of South Korea popular with tourists. Polygonal facades are created by slicing the corners off a narrow cuboid. On each wall these outlines are repeatedly scaled ...Read More
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.