Xerjoff Magazine

Architecture

Addison Mizner, the architect who loved Venice, Spain and the Mediterranean

Published on July, 15th 2019

Addison Mizner is among the most fashionable American architects of the 1920’s his architectural works have been strongly influenced by the Mediterranean, Venetian and Moorish styles.
Read more

Tour Triangle: vertical Paris

Published on June, 28th 2019

Almost half a century after the construction of the Tour de Montparnasse, a new building will change the Parisian skyline: this is the Tour Triangle designed by the architectural firm Herzog et de Meuron.
Read more

Hollywood Stars’ Mansions, Between Luxury, Elegance and Excesses

Published on May, 27th 2019

What do Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Hope, Gary Cooper and Leonardo Di Caprio have in common? Simple, they all have chosen Southern California as a location to build their villas. A book entitled “Hollywood Modern. Houses of the Stars” unveils some of these luxurious residences.
Read more

InterContinental Wonderland: Underground Luxury

Published on May, 6th 2019

The InterContinental Wonderland, which has recently opened not far from Shanghai, is the first hotel in the world to have been built below ground level
Read more

TWA Hotel: back to the future

Published on April, 26th 2019

After years, the TWA Flight Center of the JFK airport in New York designed in 1962 by Eero Saarinen, re-opens transformed in a charming and comfortable hotel
Read more

A Tulip for London

Published on April, 4th 2019

The Foster + Partners studio designed The Tulip. London's new skyscraper, which should be inaugurated in 2025, with a design that aims to reflect the spirit of London as a progressive and forward-thinking city
Read more

Architecture Flourishes in the Desert

Published on March, 25th 2019

A photographic book published by Phaidon entitled “Living in the desert” presents a selection of 50 homes designed in deserts around the world by architects, but also by artists
Read more

Wuxi Show Theater: An Architectural Forest

Published on March, 18th 2019

Designed by Steven Chilton Architects, the Wuxi Show Theatre concept was inspired by the largest bamboo forest in China. Organic forms that celebrate the greatness of nature
Read more

Smart Moscow

Published on February, 21st 2019

Located to the west of Russia's capital city, Moscow's new Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye district, a smart city designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, which integrates technology and nature
Read more

Hudson Yards: NYC’s umpteenth metamorphosis

Published on November, 19th 2018

The works of the Hudson Yards continue, a major urban regeneration project in NYC. The opening of The Vessel, an impressive sculpture building designed by the architect Thomas Heatherwick, is scheduled for next March.
Read more

Imaginary Architectures

Published on October, 10th 2018

A rich illustrated volume that analyzes the theme of utopia in the architectural field, presenting over fifty unbuilt buildings
Read more

The Pink Zebra pays homage to Wes Anderson

Published on July, 9th 2018

Designed by Renasa studio in New Delhi, The Pink Zebra restaurant pays homage to the surreal vein of the Oscar-winning American director Wes Anderson.
Read more

Les Machines de l’île, where Jules Verne and Leonardo da Vinci meet

Published on June, 25th 2018

Les Machines de l'île is an amusement park in Nantes that combines Jules Verne’s literary creativity with Leonardo da Vinci’s scientific genius.
Read more

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures designed by Renzo Piano

Published on May, 7th 2018

Renzo Piano will design for LA the first Academy Museum of Motion, a futuristic project that features the construction of a glass sphere and the renovation of an old 1939 building
Read more