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08.August Architecture Interiors journal

Summer Villa by Kapsimalis Architects
 plays on traditional Greek whitewashed houses

The white, blocky form of this holiday villa by Kapsimalis Architects is intended to be a “contemporary translation” of the chalky houses seen around Santorini, Greece. Summer Villa – which forms part of Santorini’s existing Andronis Arcadia hotel – has been designed by Kapsimalis Architects to appear as a “synthesis of…

Architecture Interiors journal

Schemata Architects stacks up red bricks inside South Korea’s first Blue Bottle Coffee cafe

The materiality of Seoul’s architecture informed the interiors of this Blue Bottle Coffee cafe, which Schemata Architects has completed with steel surfaces and red-brick fixtures. The sparsely-decorated cafe is situated in Seoul’s artsy Seongsu neighbourhood, surrounded by craft coffee bars and organic eateries that occupy disused warehouses. This is the first…