Category : Design Inspiration

09 Feb 2017

Moritzburg Museum Extension by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos – FMP Precedent

History of Moritzburg Castle The ancient castle of Moritzburg is located in the city of Halle, Germany and is an example of typical German Gothic military architecture at the end of the 15th Century. The building has had a turbulent history that is reflected in the multiple alterations that the caste has undergone. However, the building still maintains its original structure of its main architectural features including the surrounding walls, three out of four of the original round corner towers […]

28 Jan 2017

New Lab – “Offices Structured like College Campuses are Rejuvenating Workplace Design” – FMP Precedent Research

“Offices Structured like College Campuses are Rejuvenating Workplace Design.” I was at University, flicking through my tutors copy of FRAME Magazine, when something really interesting stuck out to me as I thought that it would be relevant to my final major project design of a Business and Hospitality Hub. “In the United States, corporations are employing the type of structure found on College Campuses to stimulate innovative thinking.” New Lab The Building In 2011, the President of the Brooklyn Navy Yard […]

07 Jan 2017

The Living Staircase – Ampersand London – Paul Cocksedge – FMP Precedent

The Living Staircase This living staircase was designed by Paul Cocksedge for the Ampersand office conversion in London. The building is a four story Landmark building which has been converted into top quality offices for the creative class. Paul Cocksedge is known mainly for lighting design that “pushes the boundaries of material, form and technology”. He has moved beyond lighting and lamps for this office project, but maintains his skill in pushing the boundaries and has harnessed light from the […]

07 Dec 2016

Himitsu – Tom Dixon – FMP Precedent

Tom Dixon has created a cocktail den that explores texture, distortion and reflection. Himitsu is a dark and mysterious cocktail bar located in Atlanta, USA and is a hospitality project designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. The atmospheric lounge area with its many textures and vivid colour palette was mostly inspired by Japanese Mixology, American Prohibition and a painting by Todd Murphy – The King of Birds. The design concept juxtaposes sleek and smooth metallic surfaces with more rough […]

02 Dec 2016

Co-Work – Texas – FMP Precedent

“Community / Collaboration / Coworking Building Real Communities.” Co-Work is located in the centre of Tyler in Texas with a 3800 foot work space available and is located on the 2nd floor of the Wadel Connally Building. The Space The space offers everything that is required to work at optimal levels. There are more than 30 seats offering flexible working space, 12 dedicated desk spaces, private offices, meeting rooms, team offices, lounge, kitchen, dining space and conference room. The conference room is […]