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Black Volcano   / Urban Mesh Design

Black Volcano / Urban Mesh Design

An abandoned plot in Shoreditch, East London has been transformed into a 220sqm new build family home by architects Urban Mesh Design ltd. Designed by and for practice director, Oliver Lazarus, and his family, Volcano House is complete with four...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Villa Nature / Saraiva + Asociados

Villa Nature / Saraiva + Asociados

The new Vilamoura residential development aims to bring together the natural and the urban in a green project which is both elegant and sober. The exclusive retreat includes 35 apartments with generously proportioned indoor and outdoor areas. 
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Tree Hugger / 4site Architecture

Tree Hugger / 4site Architecture

A Single residence in a 40?-0? X 60?-0? plot evolved from a rigorous inquiry into the particulars of location and program. Our client, Mr. P.V.Varghese, is a valued partner, in our collaborative design process. As a response to his design brief, we...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29


Brazilian Houses: 20 Examples of Wood Design

Brazilian Houses: 20 Examples of Wood Design

Wood is one of the oldest building materials used in architecture. Versatile, it can be used in structural solutions, coatings, partitions, fittings and, very often, in furniture. Another quality of the material is its sustainability - if well...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Debris House / Wallmakers

Debris House / Wallmakers

Nestled in a quaint township, is this rammed earth residence for a family of six. The site was at a slope with remnants of many demolished buildings.  Maximizing the given area the building is set in multiple levels to accommodate the family and to...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Cristopher Cichocki's Places Art in Architecture to Spark a Discussion About Environmental Sustainability

Cristopher Cichocki's Places Art in Architecture to Spark a Discussion About Environmental Sustainab...

Cristopher Cichocki\'s Root Cycle combines installation art with existing architecture in an effort to spark a discussion regarding the relationship between design, both contemporary and historical, and environmental sustainability.
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Miller Park In Downtown Chattanooga / Spackman Mossop Michaels + Eskew Dumez Ripple

Miller Park In Downtown Chattanooga / Spackman Mossop Michaels + Eskew Dumez Ripple

Originally developed in the 1970s, Miller Park spans two acres and is located in the center of the city, next to the Solomon building and one block from City Hall and the Chattanooga Public Library. As the heart of Chattanooga?s Innovation District,...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Dental Clinic  / Drozdov&Partners

Dental Clinic / Drozdov&Partners

A shabby structure built in the soviet times in Kontorska street is transforming into a dental clinic with a training centre. although the building has no historical value, we decided to retain its major formal characteristics and proportions. The...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29


A Month After the Fire, The National Museum Receives Emergency Repair and Demands a Budget of $27 Million

A Month After the Fire, The National Museum Receives Emergency Repair and Demands a Budget of $27 Mi...

It?s been a month since Brazil lost one of its oldest and most representative assets. A fire destroyed and erased more than 200 years of the Paço de São Cristóvão?s architectural history. The building served as a residence for the royal family, and...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
House 3 / Pablo Senmartin

House 3 / Pablo Senmartin

"Categorical / right angle of the character, / of the spirit, of the heart. / I looked at that character / and I found myself "The house is located in the western area of??the city of Córdoba, in an urban neighborhood that has large...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Folding Settlement F3.stu / Atelier Prospering

Folding Settlement F3.stu / Atelier Prospering

?Folding Settlement? is the working title for Interior design of newly found brand F3.stu. The name came from its spatial characteristic and the source of the operating. The brand F3.stu focus on Leather clothing business and urgently need a new...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
The Austin / Edmonds + Lee Architects

The Austin / Edmonds + Lee Architects

Built on the site of a one-time auto-body shop at Pine and Polk streets, The Austin is designed to fit into its trendy industrial neighborhood, which features a century-old oyster bar and a new-school barbershop that draw hipsters and old-timers...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Vallée du Parc Residence / Chevalier Morales Architects

Vallée du Parc Residence / Chevalier Morales Architects

The Vallée du Parc Residence sits in a bucolic valley in Mauricie, a south-central region of Québec. Originally inspired by a reinterpretation of the work of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the ground-floor plan is shaped by a studied...
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29


Zalando Beauty Station / Batek Architekten

Zalando Beauty Station / Batek Architekten

Understated but stringent looks. Inspiring, Insta-worthy backdrops reveal themselves moving through this beauty boutique, proudly designed by Batek Architects.The space is entirely customisable,
architecture - 2018-10-20 19:39:29
Microsoft is Looking for Architects to Partner With for the Future of Smart Cities

Microsoft is Looking for Architects to Partner With for the Future of Smart Cities

Toronto-based WZMH Architects has been recruited into Microsoft?s global Internet of Things (IoT) Insiders Labs, a program aimed at ?transforming how people, devices, and data interact in every sphere of life.? The firm?s Intelligent Structural...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
House in Sakura / Naoyuki Tokuda / tokudaction

House in Sakura / Naoyuki Tokuda / tokudaction

This project consisted in the renovation of an old Japanese house in Sakura city, Chiba prefecture, Japan. The very low genkan (entrance porch) leads into a double-height living room flanked by wide engawa (side porches) protected by wide glazed...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
Timber School in Kuhmo / ALT Architects + Architecture Office Karsikas

Timber School in Kuhmo / ALT Architects + Architecture Office Karsikas

Tuupala elementary school and daycare center is the first CLT school building in Finland. Right around the time the design process started, Finland\'s first CLT factory was kicking off it\'s production. The factory is located in Kuhmo, thus...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
Henning Larsen's French International School is a "Vibrant Green Oasis" for Hong Kong

Henning Larsen's French International School is a "Vibrant Green Oasis" for Hong Kong

Henning Larsen has completed their new campus for the French International School in Hong Kong, offering a ?vibrant green oasis in the dense city.? The 1100-capacity school sits behind a kaleidoscopic façade laid across a grid of 727 multicolored...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
Luoyuan Anglican Church / INUCE ? Dirk U. Moench

Luoyuan Anglican Church / INUCE ? Dirk U. Moench

At the Battlezone Between City and CountrysideLuoyuan is a county-town in Fujian, a province famous for tea terraces, its Hakka-minority and their distinct ring-shaped architecture, the so-called ?Tulou?. Currently, the town is expanding quickly,...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
Thames Lido / Marshall and Kendon Architects

Thames Lido / Marshall and Kendon Architects

Thames Lido, formerly King\'s Meadow Baths, was built in 1902 as a Ladies only swimming pool beside the Thames in King\'s Meadow, Reading. By the time work started in 2014 the building had been unused for forty years and was a particularly sorry...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
Reigate Grammar School / Walters & Cohen Architects

Reigate Grammar School / Walters & Cohen Architects

A new, competition winning building at Reigate Grammar School, designed by London-based firm, Walters & Cohen Architects, has been opened.
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
Alcázar de Toledo / Sordo Madaleno Arquirctos

Alcázar de Toledo / Sordo Madaleno Arquirctos

This luxury residential project enjoys a privileged location in Mexico City and peerless natural surroundings. The site has a very rugged topography so it was decided to integrate as far as possible the architecture to these natural formations, with...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
The Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Centre / PES-Architects

The Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Centre / PES-Architects

Helsinki and Shanghai based studio, PES-Architects, have completed their seventh project in China: the Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Centre. Fuzhou is the capital and one of the largest cities in Fujian Province. It has been ranked one of the...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
The Go-To Guide for Bamboo Construction

The Go-To Guide for Bamboo Construction

Bamboo is an ancient building material that has been used in a variety of countries and building types. A sustainable material with a unique aesthetic, it is arguably one of the greatest architectural trends of the moment.
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
This Week in Architecture: More than Visual

This Week in Architecture: More than Visual

Architecture is a profession deeply dependent on the visual. It?s imagined, sold, critiqued and consumed almost entirely on the strength (or lack thereof) of drawings. We pick and prod at images presented at angles we?ll never be able see, admiring...
architecture - 2018-10-19 19:39:00
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