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Tres Amores House  / Studio Saxe

Tres Amores House / Studio Saxe

Charred Timber House frames views of the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica Studio Saxe was commissioned to design a family home perched on the hilltops of the town of Nosara Costa Rica, that would blend and hide within its natural surroundings whilst...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Dental Clinic in Los Remedios / PRÁCTICA

Dental Clinic in Los Remedios / PRÁCTICA

This project consists of the refurbishment of a retail space into a new dental clinic including three patient rooms and a classroom for 20 students. It focuses on the use of natural light and the optimization of circulation patterns in such a...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Baochao Hutong Invisible Yard / DAGA Architects

Baochao Hutong Invisible Yard / DAGA Architects

Disappeared memoryThe hutong in Beijing is not only a lifestyle but also the memory of many people\'s childhood. With the process of modernization and urbanization, many people have moved out of the hutong, but the feelings of hutong life remain...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33


Currency Museum / Costa Lopes

Currency Museum / Costa Lopes

The new Currency Museum is located on the waterfront of Luanda, just in the heart of the city downtown, nearby the charismatic headquarters of the National Bank of Angola.
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Apple Store Sanlitun / Foster + Partners

Apple Store Sanlitun / Foster + Partners

Sanlitun is a vibrant urban quarter in Beijing, home to Apple?s first store in China built in 2008. Relocating to a more prominent site adjacent to the previous, Apple Sanlitun seeks to create a new dialogue with the surrounding pedestrian streets,...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Modern Architects Stink at Lying. Luckily, That?s Fixable

Modern Architects Stink at Lying. Luckily, That?s Fixable

This article was originally published on Common Edge.
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Newlab Co-Working Space / CIVILIVN

Newlab Co-Working Space / CIVILIVN

CIVILIVN, a New York-based creative studio, was engaged by Newlab to transform 77 Washington, a nearly 30,000 square-foot space near its Brooklyn Navy Yard Headquarters. Newlab and CIVILIVN collaborated to reimagine the 1930s-era manufacturing...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Carlos García Vázquez: "The Modern Urbanism Has Rediscovered Traditional Cities"

Carlos García Vázquez: "The Modern Urbanism Has Rediscovered Traditional Cities"

Three years ago, in the wake of the release of his book Theories and History of the Modern City ("Teorías e Historia de la Ciudad Contemporánea", 2016, Editorial Gustavo Gili), we sat down with the author, Carlos García Vázquez, to discuss...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33


House in Mantiqueira / Gui Paoliello Arquiteto

House in Mantiqueira / Gui Paoliello Arquiteto

Located in Serra da Mantiqueira, in Santo Antônio do Pinhal - SP, this house was built using adapted local construction techniques and with low environmental impact.
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Gerson Castelo Branco: The Impressive Works of a Self-taught Architect

Gerson Castelo Branco: The Impressive Works of a Self-taught Architect

Gerson Castelo Branco is a self-taught architect from the state of Piauí in Brazil. His architecture is a collection of references and experiences that he describes as "an expression of freedom," the Paraqueira.
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Oharasando Building / Toru Shimokawa Architects

Oharasando Building / Toru Shimokawa Architects

This flagship shop of multi-brand apparel is located in Hita city, Oita prefecture. The architect put emphasis on transparency of the interior, for shoppers inside the store feel uncomfortable when they are seen from outside the glazed openings.
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
New York City on Pause: Why This is the Opportunity to Create an Equitable Future Through the Built Environment

New York City on Pause: Why This is the Opportunity to Create an Equitable Future Through the Built ...

It?s hard to imagine New York City without the packed subway cars, long lines, and overwhelming tourist crowds that felt essential to daily life. Once the fear of the COVID-19 pandemic has waned, the city, like others around the world, will become...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
IPPUDO Rstaurant Vietnam / Takashi Niwa Architects

IPPUDO Rstaurant Vietnam / Takashi Niwa Architects

Ippudo Vietnam ? a social space between multi-layered screen of green and wooden chopsticks - Away from the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City center, Ippudo Vietnam is located at District 7, which is 8km to the South. This is the first branch of...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33


The Architecture of Social Interaction

The Architecture of Social Interaction

Denise Scott Brown once said: ?Architecture can?t force people to connect; it can only plan the crossing points, remove barriers, and make the meeting places useful and attractive.? Although it cannot control the outcome, architecture holds the...
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Segrate Villa / O A S I Architects

Segrate Villa / O A S I Architects

Can legislation define architecture or can architecture define urban planning norm" This is the singular case of this renovation of a single-family villa in Villaggio Ambrosiano of Segrate, a charming Garden City in the Milanese suburbs.
architecture - 2020-08-07 19:32:33
Francis Kéré: "I Am Privileged to Be Able to Serve My Community"

Francis Kéré: "I Am Privileged to Be Able to Serve My Community"

As part of our partnership with the 27th World Congress of Architects, we are sharing here an interview with architect Francis Kéré, a speaker confirmed for the UIA2021RIO, conducted by architect Miguel Pinto Guimarães.
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Amilu Farmhouse / F:L Architetti

Amilu Farmhouse / F:L Architetti

The building, located halfway up the hill of Gassino T.se (Turin), is the result of a replacement project with expansion for the construction of a single-family villa with attached farmhouse. On the lot, there was a rural building dating back to the...
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Resort in House / ALPES Green Design & Build

Resort in House / ALPES Green Design & Build

Urban Vietnam today is rapidly expanding using symmetrical and uniform architecture (townhouses) providing boring and dry architectural morphology.  Interiors often are closed in, cramped and absorb heat.
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Say No Mo Beauty Salon / balbek bureau

Say No Mo Beauty Salon / balbek bureau

Say No Mo is a conceptually new format of a beauty salon. The ?heart? of the salon is a bar used for both beauty services and traditional cocktail receptions. The main task faced by balbek bureau from the very start of the design process was to...
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Open Air: New Ways We Can Live Together in Nature

Open Air: New Ways We Can Live Together in Nature

?We need a new spatial contract." This is the call of Hashim Sarkis, curator of the Venice Biennale 2021, as an invitation for architects to imagine new spaces in which we can live together. Between a move towards urban flight and global...
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Water House / Di Frenna Arquitectos

Water House / Di Frenna Arquitectos

Built in Colima, under a tropical-humid climate; It was decided to take advantage of the opportunity to design a project that could be lived and opened completely to the outside. The emplacement was rooted in a ?U? formed plan to praise a...
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Dot Comme Gallery Shop / Sibling Architecture

Dot Comme Gallery Shop / Sibling Architecture

Fashion collector Octavius ?Otto? La Rosa has an archive of one-thousand-plus avant-garde fashion garments, which includes pieces by Comme des Garçons, Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, and Walter Van Beirendonck. These garments can be purchased online,...
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Rural House in Portugal / HBG Arquitectos

Rural House in Portugal / HBG Arquitectos

The brief was to transform an ancient community oven, owned by the client’s family for decades, into a comfortable, single bedroom vacation house, with space to gather the family when needed. The original construction was a small,...
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: the Three R's Rule Applied to Architecture

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: the Three R's Rule Applied to Architecture

As levels of pollutant emissions have increased over the years, awareness has also grown regarding actions that can be taken to minimize the damage caused to the planet. As a way to promote waste reduction or prevention, the 3 R\'s rule is...
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
Cuartel del Mar Restaurant / More&Co

Cuartel del Mar Restaurant / More&Co

With a terrace overlooking the beach of Playa de la Barrosa, a patio with a capacity for 250 people and a restaurant area for 100 diners, El Cuartel del Mar, the new space of Azotea Grupo, is located in an unbeatable location.
architecture - 2020-08-06 19:26:45
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