Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Tue 21.8.

SONOMA WINE COUNTRY I by Feldman Architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.08.2018 - Tagged as:

SONOMA WINE COUNTRY I by Feldman Architecture

Photographer: Joe Fletcher

Comprised of two perpendicular bars atop a hill overlooking the village of Healdsburg, this home offers both ample social space ideal for entertaining and the privacy of a rural retreat. The taller section runs along the ridge of the hill and houses the home’s great room. (more…)

Mon 20.8.

China Fuzhou Jin Niu Shan Trans-urban Connector by LOOK Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.08.2018 - Tagged as:

China Fuzhou Jin Niu Shan Trans-urban Connector by LOOK Architects

Photographer: Zhou Yue Dong ©LOOK Architects Pte Ltd.

Commissioned as Design Architect and Urban Design Consultant for Fuzhou Forest Walkway, Singapore-based LOOK Architects has had the honor to share experience gained from local projects such as Alexandra Arch and Forest Walk with China, and in doing so extend the reach of our designers to the broader Asian region. (more…)

Mon 13.8.

Rocksplit by Cometa Architects

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Rocksplit by Cometa Architects

Photographer: Dimitris Kleanthis

The steep ground and the plot’s narrow dimensions along with the very strict building regulations determine the pronounced and gradient form of the building which rises from the mountain and over the valley of Poisses, to finally balance itself with the surrounding traditional dwellings and the natural context. (more…)

Fri 10.8.

Skyline House by Terry & Terry Architecture

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Skyline House by Terry & Terry Architecture

Photographer: Bruce Damonte

This project is a rebuild of an existing post 1991 Fire-storm house. Situated high on top of the Eastbay mountain range overlooking the city of Oakland, the site has unobstructed view’s toward the southwest Bay and Golden Gate. It was designed for a young family, who desired an open plan home that embraced the views of the bay and a connection to the existing garden. (more…)

Thu 9.8.

The SIX by Brooks + Scarpa

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The SIX by Brooks + Scarpa

Photographer: Tara Wujick

Skid Row Housing Trust’s The Six, permanent supportive housing designed by Brooks + Scarpa for formerly homeless individuals and veterans in MacArthur Park, received the 2017 Institute Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at the AIA Conference on Architecture in Orlando, FL today. (more…)

Wed 8.8.

La Seine Musicale by Shigeru Ban Architects

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La Seine Musicale by Shigeru Ban Architects

Photographer: © Didier Boy de la Tour

Shigeru Ban Architects is the winner of an international design competition, a new mixed-use cultural center slated for Seguin Island in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. (more…)

Mon 30.7.

LaBiennale by Summary

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.07.2018 - Tagged as:

LaBiennale by Summary

Photographer: Tiago Casanova

 

“From the infrastructure for basic services to the structure of open architecture”, Alejandro Aravena (about the SUMMARY’s work).

In the 15th edition of the Venice Biennale, Alejandro Aravena invited us to look at new fields of action, projects that intend to improve life quality and stories of success that are worth getting to know. Thus, Samuel Gonçalves, founder of the SUMMARY studio, the youngest studio invited, was selected to present his work “infrastructure-structure-architecture” with the purpose of showing the concept behind his project Gomos System. (more…)

Tue 24.7.

Cabin Kvitfjell by Lund Hagem Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.07.2018 - Tagged as:

Cabin Kvitfjell by Lund Hagem Architects

Photographer: Sam Hughes

 

Our design process was inspired by the client’s desire to have “a summer cabin in a winter landscape”. (more…)