in a small village in the rural center of portugal, henrique barros-gomes has peeled back the years of an old community oven to create a one-bedroom holiday home. owned by the client’s family for decades, the building was a small, single-story volume with thick exposed granite walls and a gable roof. a walled area, including an almost ruined porch, complemented the property. this most recent int..
located on an evergreen hill in tsilivi, a small village in the greek island of zakynthos, the ‘olea all suite hotel’ develops around a 4000 sqm lake-like pool. designed by block722 architects+, the hotel comprises 93 luxury suites and a series of communal facilities that focus on natural techniques and materials. the result is a contemporary, peaceful retreat that combines mediterranean archite..
주변 자연환경과 동기화 된다. 석재로 마감된 저층부 외장재와 상층부 노출콘크리트로 대비와 조화를 함께 이룬다.Inglés: The House is understood as a floating volume on the mountain. A space for contemplation that it’s opened to the views and to the garden simultaneously. The building is integrated to the landscape reducing its presence just to a concrete volume. The other elements are materialized with natural stone from the site, in that way, t..
The stepped terrazzo floor, strip lighting and foggy mirrored walls inside this Beijing noodle bar designed by Office AIO are meant to mimic the urban makeup of the city of Chongqing.Chubby Girl is situated in Beijing's Xiang'Er hutong and, since 2015, has been locals' go-to spot for Chongqing noodles – a spicy street food dish that hails from the city of Chongqing in south-west China. When Offi..
About 3 kms from the city center, away from the urban grid, stands the Casino and Hotel Ovalle, founding a citadel in the middle of the valley of the Limarí. As well as the ancient inhabitants of the valley settled to the interior of the gullies; real cracks that striped the central plateau of the valley, this intervention aims to constitute a new gully on this new site. This crack seeks to give..
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..
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 ..
The project tries to listen to the place and to imagine a potential city that, without discarding our era, is capable of preserving the way the city breathes.It is a matter of finding the common territory between what is contemporary and what allows the city to recognise itself; a figure, or better yet, a strategy, that contains both sides in itself.A strategy considered in terms of opportunitie..
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..