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..
The property, a maisonette arranged on the upper ground and first floor levels, is set within a 1980s terrace overlooking a similar development designed in 1976 by Sir Terry Farrell and Sir Nicholas Grimshaw. The client wanted to convert the steep roofspace into additional accommodations and to reconfigure the existing house to improve the neglected interiors. The design approach adopts a phenom..
The site is an artificial construction site, has 3m retaining wall in two directions in the north and east, and has a block ridge on the south. The RC wall are erected on the flat ground and the wooden house rides on that. It is also due to the fact that the “building method” in the surrounding area separates the parking space and the living area up and down by artificial ground.In addition, the..
in the samutprakan province of thailand, TOUCH architect has completed a two-story family home, ‘enfold house’. formed as two l-shaped volumes, the building wraps around a central courtyard space, which is home to flourishing tree. the three-bedroom house was designed around a square-shape plan to fit perfectly on the square-shaped site. however, with this arrangement, TOUCH architect was challe..
Innenausbau K is a minimal house located in St. Gallen, Switzerland, designed by Tom Munz Architekt. The office creates architectures that are in close dialogue with their surroundings. The focus is on the intensive examination of materials and their joining. The bright space is further illuminated by the use of lighter natural materials and frameless windows throughout. A series of split-levels..
Architect Bruno Stevens has added a sunken slate-clad ceramics studio to a house on a sloping site in Belgium.Stevens and Belgium studio LAVA Architecten, where he was working at the time of the project, designed the unit in Sterrebeek for his mother, a ceramicist and jewellery designer. She needed the extra space to work on her craft and to host workshops.The two-storey structure attaches to on..
when spaceworkers took on a commission to design a private residence in rural portugal, their client approached them with one simple challenge: to design a space for books. after fleeting notions of classical libraries with sliding stairs to reach high bookshelves, the team followed this idea to create a tall volume capable of generating the necessary composition and hierarchy of interior spaces..
valbæk brørup architects has topped a wooden summer house in denmark with a vaulted steel roof. located in a forest site 200 meters from the seashore of kattegat, the eye-catching residence features an extruded tube shape with a roof of rolled steel plates. the interior is entirely made of pine, while its different spaces are characterised by a distinctive rhythm created by the eight arched stee..
Not many houses in Mykonos are blessed with unobstructed views of the sun setting over the sacred island of Delos in the Aegean Sea, so when Athens-based architecture practice K-Studio were commissioned to design a holiday home for a young couple in such a serendipitous location, they embraced the opportunity by building a house where “form follows emotion rather than function”. Inspired by the ..
AARA – architects atelier ryo abe has renovated a small 50-year-old wooden shed in a green residential area of kanagawa, japan, into a house & atelier for a couple of three graphic designers and their families. situated in a triangular plot surrounded with bamboo bushes, the residence is built around the main theme of fusing architecture with its lively outline. by obfuscating various boundaries..