Eye_Beacon, the information pavilion designed by UNStudio and MDT-tex for the fifth Amsterdam Light Festival, offers the perfect combination of image, communication and design. The pavilion’s hypnotic pulsating light is a great attraction for visitors, who can instantly spot it and therefore locate the ticket office and starting point for tours of the Festival.
The new Chanel store in Amsterdam designed by MVRDV has won the World Architecture Festival Award in the “Shopping” category, offering us a great excuse to take another look at some recent single-brand stores covered in Floornature and Livegreenblog.
Inspired by Queen Caroline's Temple, a little stone building in neoclassical style built in 1743 and attributed to William Kent, Asif Khan’s Summer House built in the gardens of the Serpentine Gallery for the 2016 Architecture Programme is a place that encourages visitors to establish an intimate relationship with the landscape and with their own inner thoughts.
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