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Enrique Jerez and Blanca Leal transform mid-century garage into music school

January 15, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Classroom with orange vinyl flooring from the Yoglar Music School by by Enrique Jerez and Blanca Leal

Located in a former garage space at the base of a residential block, this school for music in the Spanish city of Burgos makes a feature of the building’s existing concrete structure. Local architect Enrique Jerez and interior designer Blanca Leal were commissioned to create the Yoglar school by a client, who wanted to create a

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Goko convert 1920s house in Mexico City into recording studio

March 31, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Chapel Studios by Goko

Mexico City studio Goko has topped this music studio with a large “skyspace” to flood it with natural light. Goko renovated a house built in the 1920s to create Chapel Studio with space for recording, meetings, hosting parties and accommodating overnight guests. The studio, founded by Mexican architect Christopher Koehn, wanted the music studio to

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Cosy Spaces With An Essence Of Music In The Air

February 21, 2020 HD Staff 0

Each of these three cosy home interiors are characterised by the beloved belongings of some music loving homeowners. Whether it be a trusted turntable and extensive vinyl collection or a treasured guitar, these living spaces are music focussed with a chilled and creative vibe. Decor in all three homes is light, bright and airy, with […]

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Public Records in historic Brooklyn building pairs vegan cafe with nightclub

October 4, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Public Records in Brooklyn

Shane Davis has overhauled an industrial building in Brooklyn’s Gowanus area into a spot that functions as a vegan cafe by day, and a bar and restaurant, complete with a nightclub, after dark. Located at the tip of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, Public Records is the brainchild of musician Francis Harris and Shane Davis,

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William Rawn designs cedar-clad pavilions for Tanglewood campus in the Berkshires

August 19, 2019 Jenna McKnight 0
Linde Center for Music and Learning by William Rawn Associates Architects, Inc.

US firm William Rawn Associates has created a series of buildings for a performing arts campus in western Massachusetts, where retractable glass walls allow music to spill outdoors. The Linde Center for Music and Learning is located on the northern edge of the 524-acre (212-hectare) campus in the Berkshires town of Lenox. Established in the

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro unveils twisted pyramidal tower for Barbican concert hall

January 21, 2019 India Block 0
London Centre for Music by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro the London Centre for Music at the Barbican will be “a concert hall for the 21st century”, within a twisted pyramid-shaped tower. Estimated to cost £288 million, the venue for the Barbican, London Symphony Orchestra and Guildhall School of Music & Drama, will have a state-of-the-art concert hall, along with performance,

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Berlin’s Hermannstrasse station to trial anxiety-inducing music in bid to reduce crime

August 21, 2018 India Block 0

Germany’s national rail operator has announced plans to play atonal music in a Berlin station, in an attempt to deter criminal activity. According to local paper Tagesspiegel, Deutsche Bahn plans to experiment with playing music at different volumes in Hermannstrasse station, to judge its effectiveness at driving away loiterers without upsetting passengers. “Few people find it beautiful —

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Olson Kundig reveals plans for Bob Dylan Center in Oklahoma

June 28, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Seattle architecture firm Olson Kundig has unveiled a proposal for a museum dedicated to American musician Bob Dylan in Tulsa, close to a substantial archive of his belongings. Olson Kundig will act as lead architect for The Bob Dylan Center, after the firm was selected in an international competition for the project spearheaded by George

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Movie shows experimental musicians recording inside Philip Johnson’s Glass House

January 10, 2018 Calum Lindsay 0

This captioned movie shows experimental musicians Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto recording their latest album inside Philip Johnson’s Glass House, which at the time was housing an installation by artist Yayoi Kusama. More on Yayoi Kusuma’s installation at the Glass House › Movie is by Derrick Belcham.

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