Slate Cabin is a writer’s retreat perched on the edge of Snowdonia National Park in Mid Wales. The building is set in a lush green valley that is ringed by barren, windswept hills and grazing pastures. In response to this beautiful and yet harsh landscape, the cabin is a reductive black box that is anchored to the ground. It provides protection and respite to visitors who wish to escape the wind..
Pre-made in a workshop in Amsterdam, Wikkelhouse by Netherlands studio Fiction Factory is a modular structure constructed out of a 100-percent sustainable base of fiber paperboard that's harvested from Scandinavian trees.After four years of research, Fiction Factory—a company with its origins in theater set design—came up with a massive rotating house-shaped mold wrapped with layers and layers o..
Wood has been used for hundreds of years to create signage. Whether for shops, restaurants, cafes, or other businesses, wood signs communicate what you do, what you offer, and give people an idea of what to expect when they step into your establishment. Today we’re sharing 9 examples of creative modern wood signs that have been made using a variety of interesting techniques.from contemporist
CN10 architects has added a concrete and marble pavilion to a cemetery in the north of italy. located in dalmine, a municipality with 25,000 inhabitants, the project provides 500 additional mausoleum drawers for the ossuaries and urns of the community’s deceased. the scheme comprises three identical blocks, which are comparable in size to the site’s adjacent chapels.location: dalmine, italyarea:..
Suspended nets are a fun way to make a space more comfortable, brighter, and more memorable. They provide a great nap spot, let natural light pour through them, and add an element of uniqueness to the interior of your home or office. Today we’re sharing 10 examples of nets in both homes and offices that make living and working more comfortable and much more interesting.from contemporist
퀘백의 눈 덮인 언덕에 위치한 ‘high house’라고 이름의 이 집은 경사진 실루엣을 하고 있는 미니멀한 주택이다. 에너지 효율적인 시스템을 갖추고 있는 이 집의 입구는 내부 계단을 통해 확보되어 있다. 고도가 있는 위치와 큰 창 덕에 먼 곳까지 바라볼 수 있는 전망도 제공한다. 콘크리트 패널과 골판지로 덮인 지붕 등은 모두 흰색으로 겨울엔 풍경에 묻혀 보이지 않고, 여름엔 가시적으로 눈에 띄이는 효과가 있다. emerging from its snow covered hillside location in quebec, canada, the stark-white gabled structure stands as a private chalet residence designed by delordinaire. ..
The steeply pitched roof of this shingled chapel by Bernardo Bader Architects provides a dramatic worship space, which narrows towards a small window facing a grassy hillside in western Austria.The Dornbirn-based practice designed Chapel Salgenreute for a spot next to the Krumbacher moor in Austria's Vorarlberg state. It replaces an old chapel that had occupied the site for 200 years.Set on a st..
Stimulating young minds and bodies by providing hours upon hours of imaginative play is the sole purpose of the Five Fields Play Structure which was built by Matter Design Studio in the Five Fields Neighborhood Common Land in Lexington, MA. Completed in 2016, the designers were hired to create a "playscape" that wouldn't dictate but would instead allow the free reign of the neighborhood children..
Melbourne based architects One Design Office (ODO) have designed the flagship store for Scroll, an ice cream store that features a bright and colorful bar made from various colors of concrete, inspired by the flavors and fruits used in the ice cream. ODO called upon artists Studio Twocan, to create the bar using their layered concrete technique. The bar was created by using various colored concr..
The owner, whose project we designed and completed 5 years ago, consulted us again to " build an area in the school where children can develop their creativity through role playing".Architects: HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro, Kids Design LaboLocation: Saga, Saga Prefecture, JapanArea: 15.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Taku Hibino / HIBINOSEKKEI - Youji no ShiroAfter understanding the requirem..