Interiors

Nanotecture

Rebecca Roke, author of more than 350 published articles has recently published her first book: Nanotecture, Tiny Built Things. This little gem of a book collates over 300 fun, surprising and inspiring small-scale pieces of architecture. Co.Design describes the book as “an ode to spatial efficiency.” And Architectural Digest stated that it “… celebrates the […]

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House of Clicks

Two million people designed this amazing Swedish house! Between January and October of 2014, an online housing portal called Hemnet collected data from more than 200million clicks and gathered from 20% of Sweden’s population. The purpose of the projects was to design a home by the people, for the people. Creating the ultimate design by […]

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Connecting Inside with Outside.

It has long been the aim of architects to connect a building to its landscape, either through the materials used or physically opening the structure to the surroundings. We’ve selected these projects to show how technology now allows us to open whole elevations of a building, thus blurring the line between what is inside and […]

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The Palms

Introducing our most recently finished project, The Palms. Situated in the parish of St Brelade with stunning views over St Ouen’s bay, from Corbiere lighthouse to L’Etacq this project is all about the vista! The original property started life as a double garage that was then converted into a one-bedroom property. Finally, it was extended […]

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Precious Concrete

This week Vesta attended an inspiring lecture on architectural concrete. The lecture was held by Elaine Toogood from the Concrete Centre in England, who came over to highlight the fact that concrete can be beautiful, not just structural. It definitely worked. So much so that this week we thought we would share what is possible […]

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Stairways to the Heart.

We earlier submitted a blog about Stairways to Heaven, with a focus on the sculptural objects that they can become. This week we are presenting more staircases that will wind their way into your hearts. Let us know favourite stairs. Melk Abbey, Austria by Jakob Prandtauer. Built as a Benedictine Abbey in 1736, Melk Abbey […]

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Amazing Museums

Museums contain the most amazing artefacts and performances, installations and art, but do we ever stop and look at what is housing these beautiful things? This week we are taking a closer look at some incredible buildings which contain light and capacious spaces ideally suited to one purpose – to be a museum.    Vennesla […]

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Eating Out

We all love a nice meal out. A new restaurant opens and we can’t wait to try it, to see how it’s decorated and what the food is like. We recently a few very stylish and architectural restaurants have come to our attention, so we thought we would share them with you.   L’Opera, Paris […]

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It’s a Modern world.

Modernism as a style of Architecture is not one that is greatly defined in the public’s eye. Anything seemingly simple and with clean lines is considered Modernism. Well this week we are going to celebrate the white box architecture and show you some examples of how clean lines can be complex and beautiful.   Carabanchel […]

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