Built-in furniture and storage elements made from MDF feature inside this Barcelona apartment, which has been overhauled by local architecture practice MH.AP Studio. Located in the city's La Bordeta neighbourhood, An Attic for David features an abundance of built-in furniture, as well as carefully-positioned mirrors to make the home appear more spacious. MH.AP Studio was disappointed with the or..
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..
Ace Hotel has revealed the first photos of its new venue in Kyoto, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and Los Angeles-based design studio Commune.Now open for bookings from April, Ace Hotel Kyoto is the brand's first hotel in Japan. It is housed within the former Kyoto Central Telephone Company, built by architect Tetsuro Yoshida in the 1920s.Kuma has overseen the building's conversion in..
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..
Hikarigaoka Apartment is a minimal apartment located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Sawada Hashimura. The basis of the studio is the fascination and faith for atmosphere created by physical construction with a thoughtful process. The practice is intended to hold that quality and provoke dialogues between people and place. The renovation sought to maximize space by creating custom built-in furnitur..
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 ..
US firm Bates Masi Architects has lifted this New York home above the ground and added lower-level screens to let water pass underneath, helping ensure that "flooding becomes a non-threatening event".Named after the Mohegan tribe's word for ocean, the Kiht'han house is located in Sagaponack, a seaside village on Long Island. The home sits on a one-acre property that straddles agrarian and coasta..
Project DD is a minimalist residence designed by Belgium-based architect Pieter Vanrenterghem. The space consists mainly of natural materials with a neutral color palette. Black accents contrast against the otherwise light interior. Most notable is the indoor lap swimming pool with large glazings surrounding the expansive room. Glass partitions were used for a portion of the interior in order to..
This is the 6 stories heights complex building which composed of residence, office, and retail premises. It is located on the boundary of city planning district and the district where downtown affectivity remains. Considering this site context, building which inherit the identities of those from downtown culture is planned with aspire to create the streetscape. All the sashes facing the frontal ..