Transformation By Moriyuki Ochiai Architects

Japanese firm Moriyuki Ochiai Architects transformed a botanical garden in Hakone area into a museum’s multi-purpose space and named the project “Waterscape/Memory of Spring“.
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Our 10 Favorite Ancient Indian Stepwells

Water source, meeting place, architectural wonder: The ancient Indian stepwell – a man-made, subterranean well also known as ‘vav’ or ‘baori’ – has been capturing the imagination of pilgrims and travelers for centuries.
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Reading The Wait Away

For our iGNANT Issue: The ‘Art of Waiting’ week, we’ve been keeping an eye out for spaces and structures that offer both physical and psychological spaces conducive to passing the time well. Our appreciation for reading as a favorite way …

Estonian National Museum By DGT Architects

Situated in a reappropriated former Soviet military base, Estonian National Museum pays homage to the country’s painful past, cultural history and the revival of national pride.
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Estonian National Museum By DGT. Architects

Situated in a reappropriated former Soviet military base, Estonian National Museum pays homage to the country’s painful past, cultural history and the revival of national pride.
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Reinvented Reading Spaces by Atelier Kastelic Buffey

Canadian architecture firm Atelier Kastelic Buffey reinvigorated Toronto’s public spaces with their Story Pods – small structures serving as sites for open air reading spaces and book exchanges. Inside the pods, visitors can take and leave literature, or spend time immersed in a novel on inbuilt seating. On the outside, the structures are sealed in […]