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Bedroom Unit by Sebastián Erazo Fischer, photo: Bruno Giliberto

Bedroom Unit by Sebastián Erazo Fischer, photo: Bruno Giliberto

Bedroom Unit by Berlin-based Sebastián Erazo Fischer is a bespoke furniture unit for a long and narrow bedroom (560x192cms) that has it’s entry from the living room through double doors placed in the middle of the room.

 

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Casa Lote 31 by ADOFF Arquitectos, photo: Ricardo Loureiro

Casa Lote 31 by ADOFF Arquitectos, photo: Ricardo Loureiro

Casa Lote 31 by ADOFF Arquitectos is a compact and linear volume, organized on a 11 x 11 square base, on two floors, in Mirandela, Portugal.

 

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Maison Le Cap by Pascal Grasso Architectures, photo: Cyrille Weiner

Maison Le Cap by Pascal Grasso Architectures, photo: Cyrille Weiner

They are simple sky-reflecting concrete and glass cubes framed, or rather camouflaged by vegetation. Pascal Grasso conceived a spacious vacation home that reinvents outdoors living in perfect harmony with the environment – a contextual architecture designed as an adapted response to the surrounding geography, landscape, climate and light. (text by Pascal Grasso Architectures)

 

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Torafuku Modern Asian Eatery by Scott and Scott Architects, photo: Scott and Scott Architects

Torafuku Modern Asian Eatery by Scott and Scott Architects, photo: Scott and Scott Architects

Torafuku Modern Asian Eatery is a 48 seat restaurant in Vancouver, Canada opened by chefs Clement Chan and Steve Kuan, partners in popular local food truck Le Tigre.

 

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Sun 2.8.

School floating in the Sky by Kikuma Watanabe (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.08.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

School floating in the Sky by Kikuma Watanabe

School floating in the Sky by Kikuma Watanabe

School floating in the Sky by Kikuma Watanabe is a school in the village of Shangkhaburi, Thailand, located near the border of Myanmar, that aims to help alleviate poverty.

 

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Fri 31.7.

Apartment Tibbaut by RAS Arquitectura (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.07.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Apartment Tibbaut by RAS Arquitectura, photo: Jose Hevia

Apartment Tibbaut by RAS Arquitectura, photo: Jose Hevia

With barely any outside lighting and in very humid conditions, RAS arquitectura has transformed an underground space near the sea in Barcelona into a very livable apartment.

 

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Thu 30.7.

The Opening Velasca Project

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.07.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Opening Velasca Project, Torre Velasca Top Floor, photo: Santi Caleca

Opening Velasca Project, Torre Velasca Top Floor, photo: Santi Caleca

One of Milan’s best known symbols, the Torre Velasca, built in 1958 by architectural partnership BBPR and part of the first generation of Italian modern architecture, is the focus of a major relaunch project that will unite history and innovation.

 

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Country House by E2A Architects, photo: Dominique Marc Wehrli

Country House by E2A Architects, photo: Dominique Marc Wehrli

The country house lies on the outer edge of a residential area on a site and declining southward. The surrounding is characterized by extensive agricultural land with low-density housing and consistently offers views into the wide landscape. The new building is set along a side street, on a long subtle slope; lining up with existing single built houses but standing freely, slightly rotated in plan. Its inclined roof, approximately parallel to the ground, relates the building in relation to the site’s topography. (text by E2A Architects)

 

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