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Not all design inspiration comes from private homes and apartments. Public spaces, which are often created by top architects and designers, offer a wealth of stylish décor and design ideas for your own home. HomeDSGN brings you an array of hotels, office buildings and other public environments that feature stunning interior design elements, alluring ambiance and innovative lighting. With a little imagination, these elements can be incorporated into any home interior design.

ANTAO Group Designed Their Own Headquarters Through Renovation

By • Aug 3, 2017

When ANTAO group had to choose a new site for their headquarters, instead of renting out or purchasing an already-existing building, they decided to take a different course of action, and launched a large-scale renovation of a dilapidated factory building that had been abandoned for years. Located in Shi Qiao Lu, Hangzhou Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, the building covers a total area of 3,000 square meters – a gargantuan feat.

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Modern Office Located in Thailand and Decorated in Fresh Dark Green

By • Jul 28, 2017

The renovation project for Thai traditional herbal products manufacturer “Wangprom” has been completed by the architectural firm Apostrophys, located in the city of Nakhon Pathm, Thailand. The space covers an area of 250 square meters and its remodeling took place in 2017.

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Former Missile Factory in Beijing, China Turned into a Garage, Café, and Office Building

By • Jul 27, 2017

This is the latest architectural renovation project carried out by the Chinese Studio Neri & Hu, who have turned this former missile factory in Beijing, China into a garage, café, and office building where clients can have their cars repaired while they wait, comfortably sipping on a cup of coffee.

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Herzog & de Meuron designed a Futuristic Building in Hamburg, Germany

By • Jul 26, 2017

This construction is absolutely striking thanks to its completely futuristic style with spacious and open spaces in which every detail is done with a unique modernism in mind. It’s one of those designs that definitely draw a reaction from the spectator.

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Chapel built in Argentina by Federico Ochoa

By • Jul 18, 2017

The Saint Father Brochero Chapel is a religious building dedicated to Father Brochero, the first Argentine Saint. It is located in Villa Cura Brochero, Cordoba, Argentina, and was designed by Federico Ochoa in 2017. It covers a total area of 500 square meters.

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Church Located in Taichung City, Taiwan Designed by JYCArchitect + DCDAssociates

By • Jul 14, 2017

Located in Taichung City, Taiwan, this church has a small congregation located right next to the Shuinan redevelopment zone. It covers an area of 1,350 square meters and was designed in 2016 by the architectural firm JYCArchitect + DCDAssociates, by a team formed by Jing-Yao Chang, Hsuan-Ya Kao, and Yu-Cheng Lin. Its interior is subdivided into areas, and so we find that the first level houses the auxiliary space, while the second and third floors hold the auditorium and its mezzanine seating area. The fourth floor is the pastor’s own residence.

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Medical Centre located in Zaandam,The Netherlands

By • Jul 10, 2017

The Zaans Medical Centre, located in Zaandam, the Netherlands, is the first lean hospital in all of the Netherlands. The project as a whole, as carried out by Mecanoo, was intended to bring architecture, urbanism, landscape and interior design together to create one coherent and efficient whole. Completed in 2016, it covers a total ground area of 38,500 square meters.

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Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital by Four Architectural Firms in Johannesburg, South Africa

By • Jun 26, 2017

This children’s hospital was built by the architectural teams at Sheppard Robson, John Cooper Architecture, GAPP, and Ruben architectural firms in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2016. It has a total of 29,900 square meters in area, in which they’ve attempted to create a number of open spaces, filled with lights and color to counteract the usual sentiment felt when having the necessity to visit a hospital. Additionally, they provide kids with happier spaces where they can enjoy themselves whilst they wait for their turn to receive medical attention.

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Small Café Located in Mexico City Designed By Boué Arquitectos

By • Jun 22, 2017

This small cafe is located on the ground floor of a residential building in the populous Mexico City, Mexico. It is a suitable place to sit quietly to observe the life of the neighborhood and watch the passers-by that, when walking by, cannot avoid noticing this charming place. It has only 47 square meters of construction, though excellently used, and capacity for 14-20 diners, delighting all guests with its cozy decoration.

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ÖÖD Designed a Wonderful Hotel Room for Short-Term Accommodation and Holiday Housing

By • Jun 14, 2017

ÖÖD hotel rooms are designed for short-term accommodation and holiday housing. They require little effort to complete installation, as much as eight hours of work, and can be installed in any part of Estonia without needing any special permission. Its price-per-unit is approximately €65,000 and includes custom-built Estonian furniture.

Exterior view of the cabin with the landscape reflected on it
Exterior view of the cabin with the landscape reflected on it
Exterior view of the cabin with the landscape reflected on it

Each unit can house two or three people, and fits in perfectly both with urban landscapes as well as the more rural options available. Built primarily from steel, insulated glass, and thermally treated wood, its interior has a bedroom, kitchen, living room, and bathroom.

Home automation is built in as is floor heating and LED lighting. The installation of Internet connection, water, sewage, and electricity supply through off-grid solutions are currently being worked on for the future. The structure also has an LG heat pump in order to provide both heating and cooling.

Exterior view of the cabin with the landscape reflected on it
Interior coated in wood, fully stocked with furniture

The first unit was installed last fall, but the company has plans to expand its business to international markets in the following months.

Views of the exterior from the interior of the unit
Comfortable bed with views

The most interesting aspect of the design is that it allows the occupants to enjoy the views of the different locations where they can set up from the comfort and ease of the interior. Even then, it preserves their privacy, given that there is no visibility from the exterior to the interior.

Interior coated in wood, fully stocked with furniture
Views of the exterior from the interior of the unit
Bathroom with a view
Interior coated in wood, fully stocked with furniture
Nocturnal view of the exterior
Nocturnal view of the exterior
Nocturnal view of the exterior
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Serene Waterside Buddhist Shrine in China Designed by ARCHSTUDIO

By • Jun 8, 2017

Meditation is an important aspect of the Buddhist religion. Each Buddhist school has different forms and techniques for meditation. For some, it’s the form in which the mind reaches a plane of existence and understanding beyond that which we normally know, and thus, involves far more than the five senses.

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Emblematic Building in the City of Barcelona, Spain Designed by Antoni Bonet i Castellana

By • Jun 7, 2017

This building, a former groundhog track, which for obvious reasons stopped serving this function a few years ago, and which is now in complete disuse, was in its time one of the most emblematic buildings in the city of Barcelona, Spain.

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Stunning Luxury Hotel Located in the Natural Park of Levant in the East of Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

By • Jun 7, 2017

Cases de Son Barbassa is a stunning luxury Hotel located in the Natural Park of Levant in the east of Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. The complex consists of 16 rooms, a Mediterranean restaurant, and a hilltop pool with stunning panoramic views over the sea and the coasts of Cala Mesquida, Cala Agulla, and ala Ratjada and the village Capdepera. On clear days, we can even see the sister island Minorca. Numerous terraces allow for endless opportunities to sit outside and enjoy the shining sun and the running breeze and this Mediterranean island is the perfect place to do so.

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Breathtaking Luxury Resort Villas Located in the Aegean Sea

By • Jun 6, 2017

The architectural firm Piril Kugu Architects, alongside the interior designer Quark Studio, has developed an incredible resort consisting of 72 villas, a hotel, and luxury facilities in a small peninsula located in the Aegean Sea.

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A Layered Gallery in England, UK Designed by Architectural Studio Gianni Botsford

By • Jun 5, 2017

This gallery is located in central London, the capital of England, in the United Kingdom, and was designed by architectural studio Gianni Botsford Architects in 2016, having a private collection of photographs and prints, as well as pastels and lithographs. The five-story building from which it extends dates back to 1770. To achieve this, the architectural firm designed a sequence of screens that created a layered effect over the structure.

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Michaelis Boyd Designed an Amazing Hotel in New York City, USA

By • Jun 5, 2017

The Williamsburg Hotel – so named after the neighborhood in which it is located in Brooklyn, New York, USA – was designed by the London-based architectural firm Michaelis Boyd. It began opening in phases in January 2017, and will be finished some time later that same year. The hotel will offer a rooftop pool, a water-tower bar with stunning views over the skyline of New York City, as well as the area’s first grand ballroom – 30 feet high and designed to reflect the derelict buildings of Detroit with a modern touch, a curved staircase and a red-carpeted mezzanine around its perimeter included.

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Remodeling Of A Tropical Restaurant In An Open And Comfortable Space

By • May 30, 2017

When we have as many advantages as this structure located in La Gi, Binh Thuan, Vietnam, the project is already half accomplished. Located in a lot on the central coast of Vietnam, in a tropical area that has mountains, rivers, forests, and beaches, its success was practically assured.

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