Sky Niseko by Architectus concludes first winter season

Architectus designed ski resort Skye Niseko celebrates connection to the Hokkaido winter landscape . Architectus is celebrating the conclusion of Skye Niseko’s first winter season. The premium-grade ski resort, located in Japan’s Niseko Grand Hirafu Resort area on the island of Hokkaido, is unique to Japan and is one of the only resorts set in the […]

Food, music and art underpin the design of this Toronto restaurant

The design concept by Mason Studio for iQ Food Co’s flagship restaurant reflects the brand’s ethos of bringing together food, music, and art in a welcoming environment. Architect’s statement Located within Yorkdale’s west-wing expansion, this is iQ’s largest location to date at 2200 sq ft. The prominent corner location, which includes a 40-person dining room […]

Blending the haptic qualities of land and sea: Sara restaurant

Designed by Odami and located in Toronto, Sara restaurant not only has a strong emphasis on texture and materiality, it also actively encourages diners to abandon their digital devices. The concept for the restaurant in Toronto’s Entertainment District imagined a more intimate setting, where guests could store away their phones and be more present. For […]

Goh Ballet studio design focuses on the technical aspects of dance

Located in Toronto, the architecture of the Goh Ballet Academy is stripped back and minimal to reflect director Chan Han Goh’s early days of dance training in her parent’s basement. The brief to Batay-Csorba Architects was to design a space that is light and airy and can account for the various movements undertaken by the dancers. To […]

Hogg&Lamb recalls a lost, ancient city for Babylon bar and restaurant

David Mitchell Architects brings a small but bustling slice of Sri Lanka to Sydney