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Burnt Cement vs Porcelain Tile: Resignifying Aesthetics in Architecture

Burnt Cement vs Porcelain Tile: Resignifying Aesthetics in Architecture

The concept of aesthetics goes back to the Greek civilization and refers to perception through the senses. Despite being a philosophical concept, in architecture, aesthetics is used to translate architectural ideologies and concepts from the set of...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Mount Veeder Outpost / Atelier Jorgensen

Mount Veeder Outpost / Atelier Jorgensen

Situated amongst tall redwoods scarred from recent forest fires, perched on the side of Mount Veeder, the dwelling is nestled into the hillside overlooking Yountville and Stags Leap. The outpost is traditionally a small camp positioned at the edge...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Waseda University Honjo Senior High School Gymnasium / Nikken Sekkei

Waseda University Honjo Senior High School Gymnasium / Nikken Sekkei

As this is a gymnasium of a high school affiliated with a leading private university in Japan, its design concept flows from how it should be portrayed as an educational facility. Generally speaking, gym windows are covered with blackout curtains...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24


Chaj House / TAT Arquitectura

Chaj House / TAT Arquitectura

The site is located near the Laguna del Sauce, Maldonado, and had an abandoned construction that was previously used for the storage of forage and field tools. The construction had been executed in traditional construction and although it was in...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Olson Kundig Transforms Abandoned Warehouse into a Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa

Olson Kundig Transforms Abandoned Warehouse into a Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa

Olson Kundig has announced the opening of its new Bob Dylan Center, a warehouse-turned-museum that gives visitors exclusive access to the cultural treasures found in The Bob Dylan Archive. Led by design principal Alan Maskin, the center showcases...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Ceangal House / Loader Monteith

Ceangal House / Loader Monteith

Loader Monteith?s Ceangal House marks a new, architecturally striking heart of a working farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Loader Monteith completed the new build home for a young family of five, incorporating materials from the existing...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Domaine Pierre Cheval Cultural Center / Jean Benot Vtillard Architecture

Domaine Pierre Cheval Cultural Center / Jean Benot Vtillard Architecture

The site proposes a collection of vernacular architectures: an old chapel, a cellar, steps forming a natural amphitheater, old orchards, and terraced gardens. Besides its central position in the village, the place also offers many views on the...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Shoonya House / BandukSmith Studio

Shoonya House / BandukSmith Studio

Perched on the edge of town, along a buffer of potato farmlands, is a residence, Shoonya (meaning zero) designed for a young family. The brief was to design a house that would naturally withstand the harsh climate conditions of northern Gujarat and...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24


Brighton Festival Brings the Riwaq, a Type of Arabic Colonnade, to the Hove Seafront, in the UK

Brighton Festival Brings the Riwaq, a Type of Arabic Colonnade, to the Hove Seafront, in the UK

Syrian architects Marwa Al-Sabouni and Ghassan Jansiz bring an Arabic-inspired architectural element to the seafront of Hove as part of this year?s Brighton Festival. The temporary pavilion is built in the shape of the traditional arcade called The...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Concrete Estates: The Legacy of Soviet-Era Housing

Concrete Estates: The Legacy of Soviet-Era Housing

When cities grow, fuelled by an expanding population, housing becomes an essential component of the urban character of a metropolis. Across the world, housing experiments have been propagated by governments and states, with mixed results, and...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Nature and Culture Park Courtyard / Agence Spatiale

Nature and Culture Park Courtyard / Agence Spatiale

The municipality of St-E?lie-de-Caxton has teamed up with the firm Agence Spatiale for the design and implementation of a courtyard to host various artistic and cultural performances in the Nature and Culture Park. The place encourages meetings and...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
Descending Window: The Window That Disappears Into The Floor

Descending Window: The Window That Disappears Into The Floor

At the touch of a button, the entire window front magically sinks into the ground, merging the interior with the exterior. This is the effect of the air-lux descending window, which acts not just as a glass front, but a highlight all year round that...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
No Art Bookstore / Qing Studio

No Art Bookstore / Qing Studio

The ?Box-type waterproof wall? is the last barrier in the Yangtze River flood control system, the long strip space with 8m depth inside is encouraged to be used for various shops. However, in our impression, there are more clubs, high-end...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24


A?Design Award and Competition: Meet the 2021-2022 Winners

A?Design Award and Competition: Meet the 2021-2022 Winners

?Good design deserves great recognition?. This statement encapsulates the A\'Design Award and Competition, an award for designers, innovators and companies that wish to stand out and attract the attention of the media, editors and buyers. These...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
House in Ribela / trespes.arquitectos

House in Ribela / trespes.arquitectos

“Home is no longer a dwelling but the untold story of a life being lived” John Berger.
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
The DAAily Bar at the 2022 Milan Design Week Brings the Biggest Names in Design, Art, and Architecture

The DAAily Bar at the 2022 Milan Design Week Brings the Biggest Names in Design, Art, and Architectu...

Milan Design Week is back bigger and more ambitious than ever, and 2022 is a very special year. Designboom, Architonic, and ArchDaily which make up DAAily platforms have created for the visitors of Milan Design Week 2022, a unique,...
architecture - 2022-05-23 19:46:24
How Jan Kattein Architects Are Working to Regenerate Urban Spaces

How Jan Kattein Architects Are Working to Regenerate Urban Spaces

The award-winning firm, Jan Kattein Architects, works to realize the civic and spatial opportunities that architecture presents? with their projects establishing a social and physical legacy, achieved by embracing an open, interactive design process...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
CF House / Goncalo Duarte Pacheco

CF House / Goncalo Duarte Pacheco

PLACE. Casal do Frade is a small village, essentially identified by the “main street” and located on the upper level of a valley that is shaped by the river Arnóia. The plot is located at the highest level of the village and has a...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
The Second Studio Podcast: Interview with Joe Fletcher

The Second Studio Podcast: Interview with Joe Fletcher

The Second Studio (formerly The Midnight Charette) is an explicit podcast about design, architecture, and the everyday. Hosted by Architects David Lee and Marina Bourderonnet, it features different creative professionals in unscripted conversations...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
Lake House / esa Arquitectura

Lake House / esa Arquitectura

?La Cabaa? what its owner calls it, is located in a suburban and rural zone of Pereira city, in wet weather, surrounded by a big forest, a lake, and a lot of biodiversities. Wood is the main construction material and the main structure is concrete...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
Chidambarum House / BandukSmith Studio

Chidambarum House / BandukSmith Studio

The Chidambarum House is an evolving place, layering phases of history onto its structure, shifting as its family matures and grows. When the site was first acquired, a small Art Deco structure stood in the land. Behind it, the original house...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
Douglas Fir House / Christian Brailey Architects

Douglas Fir House / Christian Brailey Architects

Shoehorned into the back of a beautiful Edwardian terraced property, the existing studio was entirely unloved and underwhelming. Every inch of the wall was stained orange by cigarette smoke, the single glazing was falling out of its rotten frames...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
Hilltop House / FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects

Hilltop House / FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects

The house has been built on top of a hill that was generated during land development at the foot of the mountain. The housing site occupies about 830 m2 and is situated in a location with nice panoramic views of nearby mountains. The approach that...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
Gambetta Apartment / Jean Benot Vtillard Architecture

Gambetta Apartment / Jean Benot Vtillard Architecture

Combining added forms and existing geometries, sculpting sequences, amplifies the pre-existing theatrical character. The composition of this 100 square meters Haussmannian flat, whose rooms are mostly devoid of corners, the walls curved, covered...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
Hotel Maestoso / ENOTA

Hotel Maestoso / ENOTA

The Stud Farm Lipica is one of the most remarkable natural and cultural monuments in Slovenia. The area of cultivated karst landscape comprises laid-out pastures and meadow areas featuring protective fences, oak groves, and tree lanes. The historic...
architecture - 2022-05-22 19:40:18
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