The Rundown: The shrinking ad agency world

The end of J. Walter Thompson didn’t come as a surprise. The 150-year-plus stalwart, which merged with WPP’s fast-growing Wunderman to become Wunderman Thompson was in some ways not for this time,…

mount fuji architects studio uses CLT wood for prefab housing in japan

the cross-laminated wood panel material can benefit the construction of low-cost structures with high heat & sound insulating properties. The post mount fuji architects studio uses CLT wood for prefab housing in…

red brick and vertical gardens define ‘canteria’ restaurant design in ecuador

‘canteria’ has been constructed using local materials and labor to transform an uninhabited space into a family restaurant. The post red brick and vertical gardens define ‘canteria’ restaurant design in ecuador appeared…

ikawaya architects’ seven gardens house is arranged in a checkered pattern

the project’s living spaces and gardens are developed with equal importance. The post ikawaya architects’ seven gardens house is arranged in a checkered pattern appeared first on designboom | architecture & design…

mio tachibana architects completes ‘hinge’ house with a gable roof & paulownia wood

its framework was constructed in only two hours. The post mio tachibana architects completes ‘hinge’ house with a gable roof & paulownia wood appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.…

wonderwall’s japan house in london introduces the country through retail, exhibition + food

the project aims at nurturing a deeper appreciation and understanding of japan within the international community. The post wonderwall’s japan house in london introduces the country through retail, exhibition + food appeared…

corten steel retreat by skylab architecture frames 360° views of the colorado mountains

the all-weather residence features private rooms and a cluster of lodge-like communal areas. The post corten steel retreat by skylab architecture frames 360° views of the colorado mountains appeared first on designboom…

Publishers pursue fan culture at Comic-Con

New York Comic-Con has grown into a sprawling behemoth, with organizers expecting 260,000 people to attend over the course of its four-day run. So publishers are cuddling up to it as a…

bjarke ingels group builds 66 affordable residences in copenhagen for low-income citizens

the timber-clad five-storey structure contains generously proportioned homes with 3.5-meter-high ceilings (11.5 ft) and outdoor terraces. The post bjarke ingels group builds 66 affordable residences in copenhagen for low-income citizens appeared first…

glenstone museum previews its thomas phifer-designed expansion

grouped around a lushly planted water court, the design comprises distinct spaces installed with artworks drawn exclusively from the institution’s collection. The post glenstone museum previews its thomas phifer-designed expansion appeared first…

first look: SOM is building hudson yards’ tallest residential tower in new york

the soaring limestone and glass structure will contain 22,000 square feet of luxury amenities, including state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities. The post first look: SOM is building hudson yards’ tallest residential tower…

How GumGum put Canon in context

In early 2017, Canon was looking to support “Canon See Impossible,” a brand positioning designed to promote its diverse array of digital imaging products. Appropriately enough, Canon’s first goal was to reach…

who is coco capitán?

daelim museum presents the spanish artist’s work, whose handwritten aphorisms have become the trademark of her collaboration with gucci. The post who is coco capitán? appeared first on designboom | architecture &…