As emblematic as Big Ben or the black taxi, the red telephone booths are a symbol of Great Britain, which British Telecom now makes available to the most fanatical of the symbols of the English capital. 60 of the famous telephone booths are put up for sale due to their lack of use due to the increasing use of the mobile phone.
If you like architecture, you are fond of vintage style and you are also one or an “AvGeek” (understand a fan of aviation) this place is for you. The fifties and sixties have been considered the golden age of civil aviation. Taking a plane trip to travel long distances such as crossing the Atlantic Ocean were important and exclusive moments in life.
'The great material' used in construction is no longer hidden behind ceramic elements and coverings. Concrete used to be used as a lining in houses, especially architects (their vips followers), although its coldness for many was imminent and absolute rejection. However, today the effect seen of concrete has become a very interesting option among traditional finishes.
There is no doubt that building buildings in seismic areas is a technological and architectural challenge to create an efficient, functional and attractive structure. In the decade of the sixties the Mexican architect Rocardo Legorreta led the project known under the name of Celanece Building.
In modern urban centers, the lack of available square meters to build new spaces for residential use is becoming increasingly present and represents a real challenge for urban planners, as well as for architects. The challenge is greater when the available land is almost non-existent or with a size that does not allow us much room for maneuver.
I must confess that I am a big fan of the fusion of styles and I usually look for ideas and inspirations that allow me to fuse styles in many aspects of my daily life. Architecture and interior design alike seem to me to be areas in which different styles can embed in something interesting and novel.
The theme of micro apartments and mini houses does not cease to interest and surprise us since, over the months, we discover more and more places and spaces that are true miniature jewels. Today we travel to the Far East to reach the city of Taipei, Taiwan, where we will discover a perfect example of what can be achieved in terms of functionality when we really do not have much available space.
This newly built home in Madrid is one of many that rely on specialists and professionals to adapt its interiors. In this case, the decoration and remodeling of the bathrooms and other areas is even more interesting for lovers of renovations and aesthetics, since the change was essential for the use of a person with reduced mobility.
Changes in life cycles are always a good opportunity to make a change in home decoration. In fact, we can't think of a better way to face a new stage in life. This is precisely what the owners of this apartment in Israel thought, who, recently retired, decided to make a comprehensive reform of their 95 m2 apartment to face and fully enjoy the new stage.
When we talk about apparent concrete we usually think of modern architecture with minimalist touches and mainly gray tones. The range of color offered by the apparent concrete in a house or apartment is often a bit cold and does not induce a friendly and warm atmosphere. But this was before visiting this apartment complex in Mexico City that is characterized by an extreme use of apparent concrete both outside and inside.
In the Chacarita area of Buenos Aires, Argentina, we find this tiny 25 square meter apartment that reminds us of all the wonders that can be done in such a small space. With great ingenuity, the designers of the project performed a real feat in a small space of a first floor located in the corner of a building.
If you were wondering what to invest in those 15 million euros you have saved, we invite you to discover this apartment that, we are sure, you will love. It is located in the Brooklyn neighborhood, in New York, at the top of a building known as the Clock Tower. Built in 1914, this construction, which did work as a clock in its time, is an urban icon of the city.
Interior decoration is a concept that has its established rules, influences and characteristics. Fashions, styles and trends usually guide us when we look for ideas and alternatives to create a personalized home environment. However, in some cases the tastes of some people can be really amazing.
The great majority of the great capitals around the world have seen buildings that rival each other with surprising and innovative architectural designs grow along its high horizon. If we are accustomed to discover with astonishment the skyscrapers of some eastern cities such as Taiwan, Shanghai or Dubai, little is communicated about what happens in some Latin American capitals.
Popularly known as "Les Choux", that is "the cabbages", this set of apartment buildings, located in the suburb of Creteil, south of Paris, is characterized by the original shape of the facades of its buildings. The project dates back to 1968 when the authorities decide to create a “new” city located south of the French capital.
Taking advantage of this summer vacation period it can be stimulating to take a tour of the most interesting and attractive boutique hotels in Europe. It is with this goal in mind that we start with a really charming modern style boutique hotel that is located in Milan, Italy.
A furniture as simple as a sideboard or a closet, can give the occasional headache, when what is intended is not equal to all seen usually resorting to low costs. We have found the key to continue acquiring furniture at IKEA, but this time, giving them a radical change to their exterior.
Heimat 1883 is a historic building located in the city of Garmisch, Bavaria. It is located near the Zugspitze, the highest peak in Germany. The Garmisch area is the most fashionable today, however, in the past the building was the main hostel in the city. At present and completely renovated five modern and comfortable tourist apartments have been designed.
About to release a beautiful and new month, the Atelier collection of Italian furniture, designed by Ángel Cerdá, we are already celebrating it. The novelties presented have excited us greatly to include elegance, sophistication and much avant-garde style, of which the vast majority have become addicted.
The real estate explosion in the great world capitals has led us to a significant reduction in the spaces available to live. This has had as a direct consequence the development of concepts such as mini houses, studios or mini apartments in which we need to have everything elementary at hand.