Marina Petrovic


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OMA and Barcode Architects design new public library for Caen, France

Designed by OMA in collaboration with Rotterdam-based office Barcode Architects, the new public library for the metropolitan region of Caen in Normandy, France is now opened to the public. Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville follows OMA’s notable library designs: Très Grande Bibliothèque (1989), the … More

Video: Brut Deluxe designs light maze installation

Architecture and design studio Brut Deluxe has created an immersive light installation for the newly created Luneng Sanya Bay Light and Art Festival in Hainan, China. The installation consists of a maze based on a triangular geometry and built of 2,5m high panels … More

Woods Bagot to design $1.8bn Perth World Trade Centre

Global architectural firm Woods Bagot has been selected as the architect of the proposed World Trade Center Perth project which will be a staged development. This was announced today by Colin Barnett and Ghazi Abu Nahl, chairman of the World Trade Center New York … More

In pictures: Candy Crush HQ features a forest-inspired theme

A Swedish-based interior design company, Adolfsson & Partners, has designed a nature-inspired office space for King, one of the leading game development companies. The creator of the game Candy Crush wanted an office space that is both flexible and provides multiple areas suited for … More

Kinnersley Kent Design revamps London’s iconic The Athenaeum Hotel

Design studio Kinnersley Kent Design, which has studios in both London and Dubai, has completed the multi-million-pound refurbishment of one of London’s most iconic hotels – The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences – remodeling the interiors and adding new layers of subtle glamour to … More

Case study: French Riviera glamour influences Sofitel Tamuda Bay Resort in Morocco

Inspired by French Riviera Glamour, French-Lebanese architect Galal Mahmoud designed the Sofitel Tamuda Bay Resort in Morocco. Located on the northern coast of Morocco and set against the backdrop of the Rif Mountains, the Sofitel Tamuda Bay hotel’s design effectively combines aesthetics of … More

Special report on hotel design: The missing link

Having developed designs for renowned international brands, such as the InterContinental Hotel in Dubai Marina, but also for H72, the first boutique hotel in Sharjah, Draw Link Group, an architectural, interior design and fit-out company, is exploiting the current demand for a more … More

Liepāja thermal bath receives 2016 AAP American Architecture Prize

California-based Steven Christensen Architecture has won the first annual AAP American Architecture Prize in Recreational Architecture category for its design for Liepāja thermal bath and hotel. According to the design team, the concept originates from a keen interest in the formal associations of … More

In pictures: Inside newely renovated Buddha-Bar Dubai

Following a major refurbishment at the end of last year, the interiors at Buddha-Bar Dubai offers a fresh take on its previous design, yet remains true to its original concept of taking its guests on an Asian-inspired journey. New seating complete with dragon-embroidered upholstery, … More

Case study: The Act hotel in Sharjah revolves around the concept of a theatre

Focussing on Sharjah’s unique historical and cultural tourism potential, Dubai-based architecture and interior design firm Draw Link Group was assigned the tricky task of creating a hotel, which would contribute to the development of the tourism offerings but also add value to Sharjah’s … More

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