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Villa Jardín by ASP Arquitectura Sergio Portillo

Photographer: Rafael Gamo

This apartment project occupies the lower level of a building on Mexico City’s west side. It generates a dialog between the newly constructed building and its environment, interweaving the project with its landscape and unifying indoors with outdoors. The design process inserted targeted elements that produced a series of specific, outdoor spaces whose function is directly related to the apartment’s indoor activity. (more…)

Mon 26.2.

Jardim do Sol House by Hype Studio

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Jardim do Sol House by Hype Studio

Photographer: Marcelo Donadussi

The underground level has technical rooms, staff rooms and parking for 40 cars – in fact, it’s a small museum for the owner’s antique car collection. The ground floor has a huge open space with living and dining rooms, a home office, a home theater and the kitchen. Large sliding doors make it possible to hide or completely open the home theater and the kitchen to the living room. A separate building houses a space for entertainment and parties. The second floor has four en-suite bedrooms. (more…)

Fri 23.2.

Bonaire Street Market by Mesura

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Bonaire Street Market by Mesura

Photographer: Salva López


Bonaire Street Market is a Temporary space located in Valencia. The spot is in the outdoor parking at a big mall. The place itself was not comfortable for the eating common spaces that the client required so the strategy was to create an oasis space closed by re-used walls made by containers and pallets. (more…)

Mon 19.2.

De L’Anse by PARKA

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.02.2018 - Tagged as:

De L’Anse by PARKA

Photographer: Jessy Bernier

The project consisted in the expansion of a 1970’s residence first designed by Gauthier Guité Roy Architects. Nested in a cliff that borders the St. Lawrence River, the construction certainly represented a pioneering achievement at the time. For PARKA Architecture & Design, the challenge was to conceive a project that both met the many needs of the occupants while respecting the original architectural work, which is of modern inspiration. (more…)

Tue 6.2.

Twisting Courtyard by ArchStudio

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Twisting Courtyard by ArchStudio

Photographer: Wang Ning and Jin Weiqi


Twisting courtyard is located in Paizihutong, Dashilar Area, Beijing. It used to be a Siheyuan with one single entry. The purpose of the improvement is to upgrade the necessary infrastructure needed for modern life, thus turning this traditional courtyard, which mainly serve as a residence, into an attractive public space of Beijing Inner City. (more…)

Mon 5.2.

Midwest Inland Port Financial Town by Hallucinate

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.02.2018 - Tagged as:

Midwest Inland Port Financial Town by Hallucinate

Photographer: Javier Callejas Sevilla

Authorized through an international bid as the designer of Maike’s first bulk commodity trading center in West China, HALLUCINATE believes that a modern city with a rich historical legacy like Xi’an is inclusive enough to embrace new visions, and has therefore developed the interior design beyond the city’s geographical features for a balanced presentation of historical elements in an open perspective. (more…)

Wed 31.1.

Jingshan Boutique Hotel by Continuation Studio

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.01.2018 - Tagged as:

Jingshan Boutique Hotel by Continuation Studio

Photographer: SHIROMIO Studio

This is a project that started from engaging with the site. The site is located up on a mountain ridge, next to a reservoir’s dam. There was previously a two-story “San-Ho-Yuan” style dormitory block built back in the 1980s, with a courtyard surrounded by the concave form of the block. There stands an ancient pine in the centre serves as the heart of the courtyard, with its dense canopy covering half of the courtyard and part of the building. (more…)

Tue 30.1.

Glen Iris by Pleysier Perkins

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.01.2018 - Tagged as:

Pleysier Perkins

Photographer: Dan Hocking

A beautifully crafted extension to a Californian Bungalow for a builder and his family. A robust yet light single-storey pavilion with exposed timber rafters, timber windows and brick walls forms the open plan living and meals area, whilst its stucco rendered brother houses bedroom, bathroom and two offices. (more…)