Perforated metal screens decorate this residential extension built by architecture studio Welsh + Major in a three-metre-wide gap next to a converted grain mill.Called Darling Lane, the white-painted extension was squeezed in next to a house built in an old warehouse in Sydney, Australia.Welsh + Major used the airspace over an existing garage to build a two-storey extension to add two more rooms..
steep-slope roofs top the volumes of TAA design's 'phu my garden' park in vietnam TAA design has arranged a cluster of volumes topped with steep-slope tile roofs into the ‘phu my garden’ park in vung tau, vietnam. the project is located in a new urban zone of the city’s port area, characterized by industrial buildings, residential blocks, and a lack of public spaces for the people. set on a 10.0..
located in chilean patagonia on the eastern bank of the rupanco lake lies ‘apus kankay’ designed by aguilo + pedraza. commissioned by a private client, the brief was to build a gathering place for family life. envisioned not as a house, but as a pavilion, the spaces can be used in different ways for different purposes. project name: apus kankayarchitecture firm: aguilo + pedraza architects: dieg..
L’Art Lounge Chair is a minimalist lounge chair designed by Melbourne-based studio Fomu. L’Art de Vivre range draws influence from mid-century French design with a focus on finding balance between art and function while using design principals and modern production methods to achieve seamless form and details. The piece is made in Australia, and constructed in American Oak with a plant-based fin..
A board-marked concrete chimney raises this house designed by US architecture firm Olson Kundig to "hover" above its surrounding in the Brazilian rainforest. Rio House was built for a couple that wanted a secluded retreat after many years of living in Rio de Janeiro.The 1500-square-foot (139.3-square-metre) house and its surrounding property is on the border of the Tijuca National Park, a tropic..
Villa W is a minimal residence located in Tiegem, Belgium, designed by Wilfra. In this minimalist home, Wilfra has reduced the interior to the essentials. Every detail has been thought through: clean lines, sober use of materials and respect for the architecture give this design an almost sacred appearance. The interior has been reduced to the essentials and every detail has been thought through..
‘casa bautista’ is a secluded beachfront villa in the biosphere reserve of sian ka’an — a corner of mexico renowned for its natural beauty. designed by architecture studio productora, the project is fully powered by solar and wind energy and promises its guests ‘sustainable luxury’. immersed in the jungle, the elevated concrete structure presents sweeping views of the natural landscape and the c..
PLAT Studio: Nestled between Shanghai and Suzhou, Kunshan is a rapidly developing county-level city. The recent influx of industry workers and residents, drawn to the newly flourishing tech district of Kunshan West, has created a need for conscious inclusion of green infrastructure to support the district’s core as it continues to grow.Typical of cities in southern Jiangsu, activity in Kunshan h..
Ukrainian interior design firm K-BAND has designed a modern bedroom for an apartment in Kyiv. In one of the bedrooms, they created an entire custom wall that includes a headboard, side tables, and bookshelves.The design of the wall, which combines wood and white details, also integrates the bed frame that sits in line with the side tables. from contemporist
American studio Specht Architects has designed this Dallas residence with long corrugated concrete volumes to reference brutalist architecture.The Preston Hollow home is influenced by the texture and shape of modern Dallas, Texas houses built in the 1950s and 1960s. Its plan is spread across three long cast concrete volumes that comprise 8,826 square feet (820 square metres).Specht Architects or..
House with Black Ceiling is a minimal home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Toru Kashihara Architects. The interior is characterized by a series of exposed steel structural elements that are complemented by dark wooden floors and walls. The exterior shares a similar theme with a darkened metal facade. A spiral staircase is hugged by a curved wall, with the curvature visible near the enrance...
Two weekend houses sharing a plot, one for a yoga instructor, and one for her brother, a dentist. Located in the town of Pátzcuaro in western Mexico, the town were they grew up and left for life in the city.Located distant from the historic center. The houses occupy a six hundred square meter plot which has a steep slope and is confined between a street and a natural forest reserve. With little ..
Not so far from Pakchong downtown, Nakornrachasima province, in the vacation town embraced by cool and mild weather, there is a project initially designed to be a meeting place for friends or guests from other provinces. At first visit to the location, the architect was impressed by a small hill with a curve of beautiful stream running on the back side with abundant woods on the other side. The ..
A new build house for a family of young couples and four children was requested at a site located in residential Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. Most of the neighboring houses were built on top of leveled land formed by enormous concrete walls to accommodate the hilly terrain. However, at this specified site, no preparation for construction had been carried out. Therefore, the earth itself with a rough sl..
Fetis is a minimal house located in Brussels, Belgium, designed by AUXAU. The project transforms and enlarges a small house located in the center of Brussels. The architectural intervention is limited to the addition of an extension at the rear facade that connects the living spaces to the existing small garden. The added volume is carved near the adjoining terraces for respect of the direct nei..