The design and concept of Al Shaheed Park in Kuwait has been the center of the local media’s attention recently, it has created the biggest buzz since the completion on the Hamra Tower. The name of the park is Al Shaheed which means The Martyr in Arabic, this is what brought up the concept of creating a space to honor the war martyrs through national celebrations and festivals.
“Each of the building programs inserted in this Park reconversion must be read as a carefully staged plan of action with precise formal and social objectives. These are components of a comprehensive project of the Amiri Diwan to instigate the participation of national citizens in the city’s public space beyond the private owned shopping malls ‘gallerias’. Today, this larger conception informs the Emir Office’s practice and social policies.”
Many furniture pieces were supplied by Pro-design Group, especially the beautiful counter from Brabbu shown above.Read More
Fine food, fragrances, flowers, and literature come together under an eclectic two-story house designed by Norwegian architect Alejandro Christophesen in 1927 known now as Casa Cavia. Casa Cavia is a new concept in Buenos Aires and the brainchild of creative force Guadalupe Garcia Mosqueda updated by design firm KallosTurin.
The result portrays the design firm’s affinity for sleek & clean lines. A grey palette takes over enhanced by a beautiful moss green, accentuated with marble, brass, & velvet.Read More
Known for their minimalist designs, Ramon Esteve Estudio from Spain have designed and completed the El Bosque House in 2014 located in Chiva, Spain.Read More
Going through Lebanese towns, you will notice that almost every area has demolished or abandoned houses because of the 15 year civil war Lebanon witnessed. Most of these beautiful homes have not been refurbished, due to the fact that they either were severely damaged and would cost alot, or the owners have established their lives elsewhere and find it painful to come back. Najib from Blogbaladi posted about this house a couple of days ago, I had to find out more about it.Read More