Tag Archives: Overseas

Dehli Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

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Balancing Conservation and the Contemporary

Story by Anton Adianto | Photo by Deepshikha Jain

The Delhi Art Gallery is an endeavor to create a simplistic space to retail the best of contemporary art in India, while positioning itself as part of the new Indian Contemporary Art Retail Paradigm. Morphogenesis faced a new kind of challenge when taking on the restoration of the century old building Delhi Art Gallery in Mumbai, India. The firm employed an adaptive reuse philosophy for restoring the heritage building. The four-storey structure, which was built more than a century ago, now offers a mesmerising balance of conservation and the contemporary.

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This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (13th Anniversary Edition) in 2016.

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Glass Office Soho China, Shanghai

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Heart of Glass

Story by Anton Adianto | Photo by Jerry Yin (SOHO China)

The idea of complete exposure unquestionably needs courage. By revealing too much does not necessarily have to involve any bad connotation, especially when it results in total transparency. Glass Office SOHO China daringly breaks through all closeted barriers that endanger creativity and exposes its interior for everyone to see through a mesmerizing, see through all-glass office design.

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This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (60th Edition) in 2014.

Kamppi Chapel, Helsinki

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Wood Vibrations

Story by Anton Adianto | Photos by Tuomas Uusheimo & Marko Huttunen

Finland’s Helsinki metropolitan buzz might fade in comparison to the scenes found in other almost overzealous cities such as Tokyo, New York or Jakarta. Yet amidst its unruffled urban lifestyle, the capital city of a country (considered one of the best performing economies within Europe today) also desires spiritual solitude. This sacred tranquility is provided by a small, divine chapel that has a contemporary architectural design. As a tiny timber structure its innovative facade features simplistic charm.

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This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (59th Edition) in 2014.