Built on a sloping plot, the structure is a redevelopment of an existing house that previously occupied the site. Chang Architects designed the new house to almost completely fill the plot, with most living spaces opening onto the internal courtyard.
The offices feature areas modelled on Airbnb apartment listings from around the world and include a variety of adaptable spaces, like the London office's "village green", which can be used for purposes ranging from informal working to presentations.
"His work responds magnificently to the architecture," said Bernard Arnault, president of the Fondation Louis Vuitton. "[It is] in line with his approach, going back to the 1970s, that sees a coming together of colours, transparency and light."
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Industrial designer Marc Newson has famously tried his hand at designing pretty much everything. He talks us though a range of his projects that takes in mobile phones, knives, beds, clothes, packaging and a surf board so slick it was sold as a sculpture.
A timber frame would create the curving upper section of the huts, onto which the plastic tiles would be mounted. Photovoltaic cells would provide energy to power lighting, and a retractable steel rope would provide access for overnight guests.
"Universal's idea was they wanted magnetic levitation, which is what the hoverboard thing was all about," he continued. "So that's why the shoe's called the MAG. But that just didn't resonate with me as a shoe designer. What does that do for you? So I went down a different path and di...
"On the Kki side, the volumes that extend down from the plane serve as tables and shelves for display," Pan explains. "On the Little Drom side, the trellis looks like a treehouse with a ladder extending from the ground, which is a branding tagline that the Little Drom Store uses."