Built in the 18th century, the Chateau Buchillot at Boulogne-Billancourt consists of a main building with two wings opening onto a main courtyard. It is a historic monument, located in Edmond-de-Rothschild Park.
Architectural practice B-ILD turned an old war bunker into a holiday home for two families originally as a publicity campaign - though due to its success it was decided to keep the bunker permanently open for accommodation. The half-buried bunker lies on the site of the Fort Vuren in the Netherlands.
The design of villa Lóla was an especially enjoyable dialogue process between client and architect. Various ideas of materials, concepts and techniques where discussed in the process. Inspirations range from Swiss mountains cabins, a sea ranch in Sonoma County in California, and Japanese solutions in spatial efficiency. Furthermore, the framing of views was an important topic of discussion.
Designed by Gartnerfuglen Arkitekter, the small shelter for ice fishing, titled ‘Noun.1 Unavailability’, is built with and by nature. The timber frame is foldable for easy relocation and storage, and is effortlessly put up anywhere by one (or two small) persons in 30 seconds.
FyF is located in the outskirts of Rosario [the second largest city in Argentina], approximately 300 km north of Buenos Aires. The small house of approximately 200 m2 is built in a new residential development adjacent to a traditional neighborhood.
Founded in 1998, Fearon Hay Architects is based in Auckland, New Zealand and works on a broad range of typologies located in diverse environments – costal, urban, rural, lakeside and alpine. Their work has received extensive recognition in both national and international award programs.
AA House by MVN Architects is located in Almeria, municipality of Mojacar, in the surrounding area of Cerro del Albar. It is a rugged topography, with steep and open distant horizon over the sea. On the site there is a small platform, which is used as base for the building.
House C and House D are a part of the “Terra Panonica” estate, located in Mokrin, a settlement in the municipality of Kikinda, in Vojvodina region, in Serbia. “Terra Panonica” estate is a cultural and tourist complex for various creative and leisure activities. With its program it focuses on cultural projects, design, education, agriculture and social development.
Aidlin Darling Design has completed The Windhover Contemplative Center on the campus of Stanford University, which serves as a spiritual retreat for students, faculty, and staff. Designed to promote personal renewal and well-being, the one-story, 4,000-square-foot building recently opened its doors to the Stanford community.
Situated on the outskirts of a village, an existing house was demolished to allow for a new build in order to maximize the relationship between the architecture and surrounding landscapes. Oak was selected to provide a universal and sustainable cladding material.
Maragno Design project, initiated in 2013 by the designer Jean-Charles Kien, is a complex entity which is hard to define. However, it is intrinsically an idea and concept lab, where experimentation, creation and production are the major concerns.
Design finds itself between industry and art, between beauty and technique; here we find ourselves between art and design.
This is the typical Laplace project where art clearly defined the project’s concept. The house overlooking the Zurich lake became a frame for the art collection. Laplace worked with the client to develop his collection in 20th century design pieces, mainly Scandinavian, French and Italian.