Hualien is a rapidly developing city located in the middle portion of Taiwan’s East coast. TLDC, a prominent land developer based in Taipei, has recently obtained license to turn what used to be an industrial and factory region into a world class beach resort. The site is located prominently along the coast and near the intersection of two river deltas. Taiwan’s spine of mountains can be seen to the west while the coast is to the east; Hualien city is to the north.
Georgia’s capital Tbilisi is a thinking person’s heaven. A rich cultural and intellectual heritage means the city offers rare museums and galleries, stunning churches, divine cuisine, and an enviable crafts heritage. To top it off, the country is set to create a new design legacy—thanks to Rooms Hotel group, which is leading the local contemporary movement of marrying Georgian tradition with modernism.
The Grand Trunk is MARK + VIVI`s latest project located in the transitioning neighbourhood of Pointe-Saint-Charles, Quebec. Nestled steps from Montreal’s Lachine Canal, the newly renovated 1,100 square foot row house currently serves as residence and design studio for designers Mark Fekete and Viviana de Loera. Originally built in 1880, the building’s exposed structure supports a whimsical integration of traditional industrial materials with clever and efficient design.
This 247m2 Toy House is located in São Paulo, Brazil, a few meters from the house where
the family lives. The project was conceived as a huge play place for a fast growing family,
designed to be home for the children’s toys and venue to host parties and events for all