In the commune of Saint-Julien-en-Born, Landes (South Western France), Architectures Workshop Ferret brought to life the transformation of the elver (freshwater eel) restaurant. The ground floor of the building houses the restaurant and the upper levels are housing all of which stand between forest and the Atlantic Ocean.
At the People’s Meeting in Bornholm, Denmark Public Housing decided to participate to highlight the importance of the issue of public housing in the country.
Danish Kristoffer Tejlgaard and Benny Jepsen designed the venue where the meeting took place to stand out in a good way. The dome provides a column-less space that has small crevices and niches for the placement of a stage and the required seating.
* More images of the Peoples Meeting Dome can be seen on Behance
You know that things are bad when you have to build a house to help you keep fit. An apartment building in New York, called The Melody, was designed to help in the fight against obesity.
The walls are decorated with murals of dancing figures and jazz is pumped through the buildings speaker system to encourage people to get moving and exercising. It also has attractively decorated stairwells and slow elevators to help people decide to take the stairs instead of waiting for an elevator.