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.
The southern channels of Patagonia are characterized by an abrupt geography formed by glaciers, mountains and dense forests that fall vertically over the sea. Rainfall varies from 5 to 6000 mm per year, making it the wettest area of the country.
Since its opening in 1989 Galerie Patrick Seguin has been building a collection of Jean Prouvé demountable houses that is today the largest in the world. With 19 of these structures ranging from 172 to 2054 sq.
A Hill On A House by Yuko Nagayama & Associates is an urban house surrounded by tall buildings on all sides except for the northeast facing a street in Shibuya, Tokyo. The issue for the architects was how to bring light into the interior, to open the enclosed volume and to develop scenery within it while avoiding looks from the neighborhood.
This small single level energy efficient house is located near the end of the Kawarau Gorge, in Central Otago, in wine country.
Organized in a linear fashion the three bedrooms are accessed from the rear of the open kitchen and living area. Each bedroom has private views of the quiet countryside.
The Setre Marina Hotel, designed by Ryuichi Ashizawa Architects, located in Moriyama City, Shiga Prefecture looking at the Lake Biwa, is not only in the center area of the community but also pretends to be its catalyzer for its creation.
A curtain of bamboo creates a beautiful natural screen that contrasts perfectly against the raw off-form concrete structure of this Modernist home in tropical Singapore. Recently completed, the house stands elevated on a hillside neighbourhood of single-storey houses on the fringe of MacRitchie Forest Reserve.
CF house arises from a commission in which the traditional features of a country house in Ecuador were requested: entrance space, grill, poorly permeable bedrooms and an attic, additionally it was required not to use wood in the structure. The project budget was very limited for the size of the house, which required the use of standard, economic construction materials.
This full house refurbishment, with its three new extensions designed by Simon Astridge, is a new contemporary home woven into the existing Victorian fabric.
The second floor master suite has all walls, floors and ceilings finished with birch faced plywood. The family kitchen is cast concrete internally and externally with birch faced plywood kitchen and ceilings.
Architects at103 + Reurbano are breathing new life into southern part of Paseo de la Reforma, Colonia Juarez, what used to be the most exclusive neighborhood in Mexico City during the years of the Porfiriato.
Inside the Line Hotel, in Los Angeles' Koreatown, is celebrity chef Roy Choi’s restaurant, the Commissary, a new produce-focused restaurant. Located on the second-floor roof deck of The Line Hotel, the 1,700 square-foot greenhouse of a restaurant is impressive even for LA’s rooftop scene.