House in Gakuenmae is a minimal home located in Nara, Japan, designed by Fujiwaramuro Architects. This terraced property in the foothills of the Gakuenmae district of Nara Prefecture faced several difficult conditions, including a retaining wall hemming the lot in on the north and south and a steep slope separating it from the road on the west side. The design work began with an inquiry from the..
The project is located in Mohali (Punjab) a satellite town of Chandigarh. Chandigarh a is a city designed by le Corbusier located 250km from New Delhi and is a symbol of modernism in India. The site is located on one of central sector road facing one of the busiest commercial hubs of the Mohali. The brief was to design a working office for a builder who is closely associated with our practice. T..
Since the first Chouifong Tea Cafe began operation in 2015, the Chouifong plantation has gained plenty of tourists’ attentions and became one of the most famous tourist attractions in Chiangrai. Due to such an excess of tourists in the first cafe, Chouifong Tea Cafe 2 is established in order to serve the need. The second phase is located on the plantation hill near the first cafe. Before the ope..
Perched over the lake of the same name, Wallis Lake House by Matthew Woodward Architecture is an expression of contrasts, combining a linear formality with a relaxed and textural outlook. In its enviable location overlooking rolling hills and a green lush landscape, Wallis Lake House is an optimally perched replenishing abode. The contrasts inherent in the use of materiality and the further juxt..
Hector Esrawe's design studio has completed its first residence – a red-brick house in Mexico City that encloses a lush courtyard at its centre.Esrawe Studio designed Casa Sierra Fría for a family of four who wanted a house with plenty of privacy.It comprises two parallel volumes that are joined by a hallway to make a U-shape around the patio. The courtyard has a sunken, paved stone floor flank..
Angled aluminium louvres cover the reclaimed brick walls of the Junshan Cultural Center near Beijing, China, designed by Neri&Hu.Nestled amongst the mountains around Miyun Resevoir, the Junshan Cultural Center transforms an existing two-storey sales building that previously only contained conventional office spaces.The overhaul was commissioned by a Chinese developer to improve the facilities an..
Nestled in the grassy foothills of the picturesque Beskydy Mountains in the Czech Republic, this weekend house by Czech practice Pavel Míček Architects is a contemporary chalet that filters the area’s vernacular architecture though a lens of minimalist refinement. Constrained by rigid building regulations that dictated the shape of the building, the architects conceived the house as an elemental..
Founded in 1929, the Zhejiang Museum of Natural History is located in Hangzhou and has a collection of over 200,000 specimens covering geology, ecology and palaeontology. The eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang is the site of many important discoveries from the Cretaceous period. A new, second branch of the museum has been established in Anji, in the north of the region, forming the centrepiece..
From the outset, the design was informed by a desire to challenge the organizational limitations of the typical vertical housing block. The objective was to expand, to blur, to make more dynamic the realm between public and private, interior and exterior, thereby creating new and more diverse possibilities for encounter between residents. We opted to divide the dwelling units between two separat..
The brand YUN is a Korean eyewear brand that started in Berlin. YUN is a balanced brand that has both mechanical perfection and analog esthetic and embraces the different feelings of the East and the West. We wanted to complete the unique spatial experience of bringing about the coexistence of conflicting values with the minimal sensibilities of Korea in the East. We put ‘Dansaekhwa’ and nuance ..