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Projet • By Bates Smart ArchitectsHôtels

Wentworth Avenue Hotel

Bates Smart's proposal is for a mixed use development comprising 18 floors above ground level and a single basement. Located between the city fringe and Surry Hills. Three quarters of the site is occupied by a significant 10-storey Federation Warehouse. The proposal is articulated into 3 parts. The existing Federation Warehouse is retained with the lower 8 levels occupied by a hotel and the upper 2 levels occupied by residential apartments. Alongside the existing building is a 7-storey lightweight infill element, forming part of the hotel. Its steel and glass facade defines the street wall and forms a counterpoint to the heavy masonry facades of the existing building. At the ground floor two separate lobbies – one for the hotel... En savoir plus

Projet • By Johnson ChouBureaux

Mosaic Chicago

Design Concept Originally occupied by the Chicago School Board in Fulton Market, Chicago, the objective for the five-storey building was to retain and amplify the historic brick and beam quality of the space through interior elements designed to respond to the existing building in a subtle, sensitive manner and convey the Client’s spatial and corporate branding.   As an experiential marketing agency that creates memorable interactions and connects brands with customers through immersive experiences, the space was crafted to be analogous with this in mind. The design concept was to create immersive experiences through diaphanous interior elements that guide movement, frame views, modulate space and function as furniture. &nbs... En savoir plus

Projet • By McIntosh Poris AssociatesRestaurants

Prime + Proper

Architecture/Interior Design/Furniture: McIntosh Poris Associates                       Michael Poris, AIA, Principal                       Laurie Hughet-Hiller, AIA, Associate/Project Manager                        Clara Mariotti, Designer                       Elizabeth Swallow, Interior Designer                       Charlene Erickson, Interior DesignerClient:          Restauranteur Jeremy Sasson of Heirloom Hospi... En savoir plus