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Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Thu 25.6.

GDC_KreativLAB by Schöne Räume (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

GDC_KreativLAB by Schöne Räume

GDC_KreativLAB by Schöne Räume, photo: Oliver Tamagnini © schöne räume architektur innenarchitektur

German designers Schöne Räume matched the functional skeleton construction, made of reinforced concrete, of a former logistics centre with modern and individualistic design elements for the offices of their client Gries Deco Company GmbH.

 

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Wed 24.6.

Canterbury Road Residence by B.E Architecture (AU)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.06.2015 - Tagged as:

Canterbury Road Residence by B.E Architecture

Canterbury Road Residence by B.E Architecture

A traditional Victorian home in Middle Park, Melbourne, B.E Architecture’s Canterbury Road Residence was an opportunity to rethink a series of custom details to suit the context of the original house, and the clients’ strong appreciation for the element of decoration from that era.

 

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Wrap House by Apollo Architects & Associates, photo: Masao Nishikawa

Wrap House by Apollo Architects & Associates, photo: Masao Nishikawa

The client for the Wrap House by Apollo Architects & Associates, a graphic designer working in an advertising agency, acquired a piece of land on a hilltop with a good view and requested Apollo design a residence “with airiness and openness”.

 

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Library, Game Library & Municipality Administration, Spiez by Bauzeit, photo: Yves André © yves-andre.ch

Library, Game Library & Municipality Administration, Spiez by Bauzeit, photo: Yves André © yves-andre.ch

With a distinctive exterior of cladding in massive wood milled with book names, Bauzeit Architekten’s ‘Buchwert’ (a play on the words “book value”) library project for the city of Spiez in Switzerland consists of a two level wooden building which forms an ensemble with two pre-existing buildings; a school and the main municipal administration building.

 

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Aguirre House, Bayona by Carrascal Blas Arquitectos, photo: Lluìs Casals

Aguirre House, Bayona by Carrascal Blas Arquitectos, photo: Lluìs Casals

For a house in the old city centre of Bayona, Spain with restricted dimensions (a 4×9 meter plot), Madrid-based Carrascal Blas Arquitectos have conceived a sequence of relatively autonomous rooms defined by variations of proportion, form and layout of ceilings and a diversity of materials.

 

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Wed 17.6.

Roof House by Leth & Gori (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.06.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Roof House by Leth & Gori, photo: Stamers Kontor and Leth & Gori

Roof House by Leth & Gori, photo: Stamers Kontor and Leth & Gori

Architects Leth & Gori have transformed and extended an existing villa in Fredensborg, Denmark by building upwards.

 

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Complex M by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects

Complex M by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects

Located along an arterial road with heavy traffic in Shiga, Japan, surrounded by commercial buildings and condos, this building was designed as an office building for a corporation. Consisting of four layers including the garage on the first floor, an office on the second floor, and a guest house on the third and fourth floors.

 

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The wooden bricks that form the cube structure of Outpost Basel were finished using the ancient Japanese Shou Sugi Ban technique, a wood burning method which gives the wood a rich black hue.

The wooden bricks that form the cube structure of Outpost Basel were finished using the ancient Japanese Shou Sugi Ban technique, a wood burning method which gives the wood a rich black hue.

Following the positive reception of their Collectors Lounge 38 Beams at Design Miami/2014 last December, Seattle-based Olson Kundig returns with Outpost Basel, another inspirational lounge for the continuation of Design Miami’s 10th Anniversary in Basel, Switzerland.

 

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