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Rosa Gardens by Brooks & Scarpa; photo by John Edward Linden

The Los Angeles-based architectural practice Brooks & Scarpa have recently completed this 7914-square-meters affordable apartment building located in the picturesque area of the famous for its mid-century modern architecture Palm Springs, California. Comprising 57, two and three-bedroom family units, Rosa Gardens prides itself with ‘more than a 75% recycling rate’ and many sustainable solutions such as; passive solar design strategies, wide use of recycled materials - insulation is made from recycled newspapers while building’s façade is clad with recycled aluminum cans formed into building blocks – have been employed in the design of this $12.5-million development. (more…)

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

This multi-family complex in San Candido / Italy was realised by the London based Plasma Studio Architects.

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

“Tetris House is derived from turning very pragmatic parameters into a spatially engaging concept: multiple programmatic demands (five self-contained units, parking space and other covered exterior areas) have initiated two volumes. L-shaped in plan and section they are spatially interwoven as to produce a range of dynamic in-between spaces.”

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

“The building volumes cantilever about five meters out to provide covered parking. The structural forces are legible in the development of the wall and ceiling planes.

The local larch is used with a white tint throughout the interior. The sloped elevation continues as a built-in sideboard that turns into a series of steps and a plinth beneath the internal stairs.”

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

Tetris Haus by Plasma Studio Architects, photo by Cristobal Palma

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