Xerjoff Magazine


Expo Dubai 2020: the future is now

Published on October, 5th 2021

“Connecting Minds – Creating The Future” is the theme of Expo Dubai 2020 that will open its doors on 1st October and will be open until the end of March 2022. An Expo dedicated to the challenges of the future with a special focus on the environmental one.
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“PokoPoko”, a clubhouse in the forest

Published on April, 6th 2021

Located in the luxuriant nature of Nasu highlands, about an hour away from Tokyo, “Poko Poko” is a clubhouse and an activity centre dedicated to adults and children and pervaded by a fairytale atmosphere.
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Falkensteiner Hotel Kronplatz: eco-luxury at high altitude

Published on February, 22nd 2021

At the foot of Plan de Corones in Alto Adige, Matteo Thun designed Falkensteiner Hotel Kronplatz, an elegant 5-star hotel with the highest environmental and energy sustainability standards.
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Under, underwater flavours

Published on February, 2nd 2021

Under is an amazing restaurant located in the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Norway awarded this year by Prix Versailles, contest highlighting the most innovative and spectacular architectural structures.
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Woodnest, green paradise

Published on December, 29th 2020

The Helen & Hard architecture firm has designed Woodnest a series of small tree houses that offer breath-taking views of the nature surrounding Odda, Norway.
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Kengo Kuma, green luxury hospitality

Published on December, 17th 2020

The Japanese architect Kengo Kuma designed 1Hotel, an eco-luxury Hotel that will open in Paris in 2022, giving the French capital city a refreshing green oasis.
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Sky Pool, floating in the air in London

Published on December, 11th 2020

A 35m-high suspended pool offering an amazing view on the city will be inaugurated next spring in London.
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David Adjaye and Aston Martin, an exciting synergy

Published on November, 23rd 2020

An unprecedented collaboration that led to the creation of 5 luxury apartments in the elegant skyscraper 130 William in New York involved the famous car company Aston Martin and the visionary architect Sir David Adjaye.
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Copenhagen: getting a breathe of new life in the City Park

Published on September, 11th 2020

City park is an ambitious project carried out by Olafur Eliasson which involves the construction of a large area of woodland in the center of Copenhagen. An important urban artery will leave room for tree-lined pedestrian walkways, ponds, cycle paths and flowers of all kinds.
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Digital architectural utopia

Published on August, 10th 2020

A volume titled “Dreamscapes & Artificial Architecture” collects the works of 40 digital designers and 3D artists that have realized utopian architectural structures and interiors, remembering us how designers never have to stop experiencing.
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A fairy-tale museum for Hans Christian Andersen

Published on July, 15th 2020

In Odense, a new museum designed by Kengo Kuma studio will celebrate the work of Hans Christian Andersen, whose fairy tales have fascinated generations of children.
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Post-Pandemic: towards Self Sufficient cities

Published on July, 1st 2020

How will cities be after this global health crisis? More sustainable, for sure. This is the belief of Woha studio team, that has designed the “Self Sufficient city” in the north of Jakarta.
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Rat Island, sustainable luxury

Published on March, 23rd 2020

A project curated by Jendretzki Design involves the creation of a luxury eco resort in Rat Island, private island a few kilometres from New York.
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Faena Hotel: cinematic glamour

Published on February, 13th 2020

A few metres from the ocean, Faena Hotel in Miami Beach is characterised by fascinating Deco vibes evoking the ‘30s and 40s glamour. The rooms and suites designed by director Baz Luhrmann make the place even more charming.
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Paris chooses sustainability

Published on January, 28th 2020

It used to be a rail depot located behind Saint Lazare Station, today instead Clichy-Batignolles is an elegant district of Paris designed according to eco-sustainable standards.
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The Tide, an elevated park in London

Published on January, 20th 2020

Located in the heart of the Greenwich Peninsula, The Tide is London's first elevated walkway. Designed by the architectural studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro, The Tide allows to walk nine meters above the ground, suspended between nature and art.
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Changi, the airport of wonders

Published on January, 13th 2020

The Jewel, a 200-meter-wide glass dome that houses a rainforest and an artificial waterfall makes Singapore's Changi International Airport an increasingly attractive location.
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Arbre Blanc: a 17-story tree

Published on January, 7th 2020

Arbre Blanc -an original building whose shape is inspired by that of a tree- was recently inaugurated in Montpellier, the greenest city in France.
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The Twist, a museum on the bridge

Published on December, 9th 2019

Located inside a nature park in Norway, The Twist, designed by studio BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, is a spectacular sculpture-bridge that hosts a museum.
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“Sculptures to inhabit” by Massimiliano Fuksas

Published on November, 29th 2019

Within the Is Molas Resort in Pula, located on the south coast of Sardinia, Massimiliano Fuksas has designed four elegant villas built with local stone and wood and equipped with energy-saving systems.
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Oceanix city: a floating future

Published on October, 31st 2019

Oceanix city is a floating city, a project that looks towards the future designed to cope with the risk of floods and rising waters.
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Yiwu Grand Theatre: sailing architecture

Published on October, 17th 2019

The MAD Architects studio has designed a futuristic theatre in the Chinese province of Yiwu covered with layers of glass that look like sails.
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Ricardo Bofill: postmodern visionary

Published on September, 30th 2019

More outsider than archistar, the Catalan architect Ricardo Bofill placed evolution and change at the centre of his activity. A rich monograph published by Gestalten presents his visionary projects.
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The Public: New York’s Bowery changes face

Published on September, 12th 2019

In the Bowery, once one of the least safe and most crumbling streets of the Lower East side of New York opened the Public, a refined Hotel with restaurants, cafés, clubs and a beautiful roof terrace.
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Architectural wave

Published on August, 29th 2019

With “Onda” (“Wave”), a futuristic building under construction in the city of Sanya, located on the tropical island of Hainan in China, the Italian architect Giacomo Fava won the prestigious Asia Design Prize.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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