• Hilary Edesess

    Hilary Edesess is a freelance journalist based in Marseille, France. She blogs about culture, art and urban design.

    The second edition of Light Space Dot London, which will be held at ExCel on November 23 and 24 during LuxLive, expects more than 8,000 visitors. Bringing together architects and lighting designers, Light Space will feature more than 40 exhibitors, including top Italian lighting brand Reggiani with their Lux...

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    Tired of crowded city living, a client commissioned FMX Interior Design founder Xu Fu-Min to create a countryside home that embraces the tranquility of nature. The resulting 390 sq. meter residence, “returning hut” uses materials that reflect the composition and color of rocks and trees on its hillside location...

    The Smestad Recycling Centre in Oslo marks the beginning of a new era: It is one of the first recycling centers for the public in which waste management takes place entirely indoors. Longva Arkitekter, the firm responsible for the center, chose low-impact materials for the building’s construction, composing facades...

    Home Farm, a conceptual project combining urban farming and senior housing, designed by SPARK Architects, is scheduled for construction in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Though Singapore was the imagined site for Home Farm, the project was designed to be implemented anywhere rooftop soil planting is possible. Winner of the...

    From one angle, the Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod or “Church of 100 Walls“ in Cebu, Philippines is mysterious, with a series of different-sized walls standing in a field like Stonehenge. The architect Carlos Arnaiz of New York based CAZA Architecture designed the church to have both an enigmatic appearance and an open...

    Expo 2020 in Dubai will be the first of its kind to be held in the MEASA (Middle East, Africa and South Asia) region, which consists of 72 countries and 2.8 billion people. Expo organizers aim to make it the most inclusive world exhibition of all time, inviting people and organizations of diverse backgrounds to take...

    Lacking in design appeal, power strips are usually hidden away. When Francesco Paolo Dolce, founder of design and technology company Woodie, was traveling in Bolivia, he saw a crafted wooden power strip and got to thinking. This triggered his idea of turning power sources into design objects and placing them out in...

    Award-winning Brazilian designer Jader Almeida has a passion for forms and materials. Growing up in manufacturing capital Santa Catarina and working in a furniture company from the age of 16 taught him about properties of materials and size of supply. ArchiExpo spoke with Almeida about his Clad chair and Twist table,...

    Architect Oana Stanescu presented the + POOL project at NeoCon design fair in Chicago this June. In partnership with PlayLab, New York-based design firm Family aims to complete the world’s first floating, river-filtering swimming pool in the next few years. Here’s the full story pulled from Stanescu’s presentation and...

    About an hour’s drive north of bustling fashion capital Milan, the serene terrace of the new Lake Como hotel Il Sereno nestles into the forested foothills of the Alps. Il Sereno, the second Sereno hotel, is scheduled to open this summer, 10 years after its predecessor, Le Sereno St. Barth, was designed by Milan based...

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