Black Swans

New York, USA, 2021

“First, it is an outlier, as it lies outside the realm of regular expectations, because nothing in the past can convincingly point to its...

Other Bodies + Antibodies

London, 2021

“A body only exists to be other bodies” - William S. Burroughs, The Electronic Revolution OTHER BODIES + ANTIBODIES is a Burroughsian sl...

Rubin Museum of Art

New York, USA, 2020

“Whether this mysterious sanctuary hidden amid Pemako’s mist-shrouded mountains can ever be located geographically is of secondary import...

Vista Tower - Sky 360 Penthouse

Chicago, USA, 2019

Vista Tower - Sky 360 Penthouse Vista Tower designed by Studio Gang is a 101-story, 1,191 ft (363 m) supertall skyscraper being built in...

432 Park Avenue, New York

New York, USA, 2019

Conceived by architect Rafael Viñoly—432 Park Avenue is the tallest residential skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. This apartment desi...

AMERICA: State of Emergency

New YOrk, USA, 2018

States of emergency are nothing new for the United States. The United States has been in an uninterrupted state of national emergency sin...

Lux Astralis

New York, USA, 2018

Lux Astralis is an exclusive, high-end tequila bar in New York City. Inspired by the infinity rooms by artist Yayoi Kusama, the ceiling,...

World Museum of Mining

Butte, USA, 2018

“I imagined a labyrinth of labyrinths, a maze of mazes, a twisting, turning, ever-widening labyrinth that contained both past and future ...

CitySpire Duplex

New York, USA, 2017

This edgy, yet sophisticated interior is located on the 39th and 40th floors of one of the tallest mixed-use skyscrapers in New York City...

Bond Street Loft

New York, USA, 2016

This NoHo apartment, in a landmarked circa 1870 building designed by Stephen Decatur Hatch and converted to lofts in 1987, had been inter...

Cottage in Sagaponack

Sagaponack, USA, 2013

The exterior of what looks like a vernacular Hamptons shingle cottage, designed by architect Blaze Makoid, is intentionally deceiving. Fo...

Cloud House

Lizard Head Pass, USA, 2012

This weekend retreat, nestled in a grove of aspens in Lizard Head Pass, Colorado, embodies the words of Henri Poincaré: “Ideas rose in cl...

1 Grand Army Plaza

Brooklyn, USA, 2010

It wasn’t necessary to overthink things when Axis Mundi designed interiors for an apartment at Brooklyn’s glass-sheathed 1 Grand Army Pla...

2x Apartments 15 Broad Street

New York, USA, 2008

Good design must reflect the personality of the client. So when siblings purchased studios in Downtown by Philippe Starck, one of the fir...

Greenwich Village Townhouse

New York, USA, 2007

"Revival” implies a retread of an old idea—not our interests at Axis Mundi. So when renovating an 1840s Greek Revival brownstone, su...

Minima XL Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Minima XL Berlin The Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany The Neue Nationalgalerie (New National Gallery) in Berlin is not only a museu...

Covid-19 Light Memorial for Hart Island, Bronx

Coronavirus Light Memorial for Hart Island, Bronx NYC "Numinous is a concept derived from the Latin numen meaning "arousing spiritual or...

Winning entry for LA+ ICONOCLAST COMPETITION TO…

Winning entry for LA+ ICONOCLAST COMPETITION TO REDESIGN CENTRAL PARK 2018 (sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania) MANNAHATTA PLA...

Lockheed Martin X Lab (Advanced Technology…

"We are defined not by the technologies we create, but the process in which we create them." - Kelly Johnson, Founder of Skunk Works No ...

XYZ House

"The horizon is the line that emphasizes the infinite." - Victor Hugo Sitting majestically high in the Alps, the cruciform like assembla...

Miss X Penthouse

The Penthouse for Miss X is a duplex penthouse with superb city views on the top floor of an apartment building on the UES of Manhattan. ...

Omnia Vanitas

What started as a humorous riff on a podiatrist client’s plastic anatomical foot model becomes a contemporary contemplation on the theme ...

POLYHEDRA

Palisades, USA

Axis Mundi’s proposal for this residence envisages a mammoth crystalline boulder protruding from the dramatic escarpment of the Palisades...

Recursive House

Where can a line lead you? The Surrealists believed automatically drawing one continuous line could take you into your subconscious. Many...

Cathedral Fold

Strasbourg, France

For the faithful, the centuries-old foundation of the world’s great religions is a powerful symbol. Staying vibrant, however, means also ...

Toy Soldier Barricade

USA

The threat to just about any place in the world where crowds tend to gather has never been greater. Barricades—of concrete, metal, r...

H20

Barcelona, Spain

Axis Mundi eloquently captures the qualities of water—pristine, fluid, restlessly in motion—in its proposal for the Barcelona offices of ...

Ark House

USA

Ark House Madison Valley, Colorado For this residential proposal in Montana’s Madison Valley, Axis Mundi used a tried and true technique...

Cape Cod Museum of Art

Cape Cod, USA

The Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, Massachusetts was established to preserve the artistic heritage of the area. Axis Mundi&rsquo...

Chatham House

Chatham, USA

Modernism’s most sacred tenets—simplicity, utility, order, rationalism, form following function—were nothing new ...

Vertical House

Smugglers Notch, USA

European gardens of the 18th and 19th centuries boasted architectural follies that mimicked Greek temple ruins, Chinese pagodas, Eg...

Alternative Tower for MoMA 53W53

New York, USA

In a city as diverse as New York—where over 300 languages are spoken amongst countless cultures and nationalities—it’s ...

Whitney Downtown Museum

New York, USA

Why shouldn’t a museum building be as inspired and exciting as the art it holds? Why are we perpetually conceiving them as collecti...