Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Sun 9.8.

Saigon House by a21 Studio (VN)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.08.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Saigon House by a21 Studio, photo: Quang Tran, Hiroyuki Oki

Saigon House by a21 Studio, photo: Quang Tran, Hiroyuki Oki

Saigon’s alleys, “romantic with its rain and sunshine”, is a large part of the inspiration for Saigon House in Hồ Chí Minh city, Vietnam by a21 Studio.

 

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Courtyard House by FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: Yoshihiro Asada

Courtyard House by FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: Yoshihiro Asada

The site for the Courtyard House by FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects in Shiga, Japan is in an area surrounded by fields and farms.

 

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OMSORG, Ename by Graux & Baeyens Architecten, photo: Denis De Smet Photography

OMSORG, Ename by Graux & Baeyens Architecten, photo: Denis De Smet Photography

An archetypal “Flemish wide-house” in the center of Ename, Belgium, next to the archaeological site of the St Salvator’s Abbey, is the setting for this refurbishment. The property hosts a psychotherapy center and a dwelling. Both claim a relationship with the garden. (text by Graux & Baeyens Architecten)

 

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

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

Apollo Architects & Associates have created a house for a couple in a quiet residential area of Tokyo that enables coexistence with the husband’s art collection and a beloved car.

 

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Tue 4.8.

Casa Lote 31 by ADOFF Arquitectos (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.08.2015 - Tagged as: ,

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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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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