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Architects: Arcadi Pla Arquitectes Location: Calle Francesc Ferrer i Gironés, 6, 17007 Girona, Spain Year: 2014 Photographs: Filippo Poli From the architect. The building of 115 dwellings is located in the area of the northern entrance of Girona, in an area next to “Puig d’en Roca”. Promoted by the “Patronat Santa Creu de la Selva”, comprises varied apartment types, designed for people over 65 years old with a low rental cost. The project was developed especially ta

Architects: David Pedroza Castañeda Location: El Jonuco, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Architect In Charge: David Pedroza Castañeda (P+0 Arquitectura) Project Area: 750 sqm Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Sofia Flores Chapa Contractor: Paralelo Estándares Globales en Construcción. Ing. Arturo Barbosa, Ing. Hyaell Briones, Arq. Beatriz Chavez. Structure: Ing. Emilio Gonzalez Phase 1 Construction Manager: Punto 3. Arq. Jesus González, Arq. Diego Gonzalez Collaborators And Interior Design: Arq. Adrian

With 60 square meters (approximately 645 square feet) to work with, Russian designer Vlad Mishin designed the Transformer Apartment which contains several transforming elements. The apartment is separated lengthwise by a massive, faceted wall structure that is made up of black metal framework and plywood that hides away various household functions. At one end, a block rotates to reveal the TV and storage. By having it rotate, the TV can be watched from different places, like the bedr

Architects: Modourbano Architettura Location: Via Giuseppe Tartini, Milan, Italy Year: 2014 Photographs: Simone Bossi Collaborators: Silvia Galluzzi, J.A. Martin Malillos Lighting Consultants: Mario GIANNESE Graphic Design: MATITE E DESIGN From the architect. Qking, the first space of Corestaurant network, will open in the coming April. Corestaurant is a place that offers the customer the opportunity to play, for a day, as a Chef.  Corestaurant is a start-up that comes from the idea of s

Architects: Floisand Studio Location: 4001 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA, USA Area: 2,101 sqft Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Floisand Studio Design Team: Richard Floisand, Allison Hogue, Patrick Nopp, Kevin Tully Structural Engineer: Giraf Engineering From the architect. This renovated 2,100 SF pizza restaurant was previously a delivery kitchen attached to a two story duplex. The duplex was demolished to make way for the addition of a restaurant to the delivery kitchen, which remain

With spectacular views of Ibiza’s west coast, Villa Terramar is a vacation home like no other. The ultra-modern, two-building residence is split over several floor-like layers and sits within the natural habitat that surrounds it over the beach of Cala Tarida. With a quirky and super fun color palette, the unusual design, by Andres Jaque Architects, forms to the sloping lot it’s nestled into. For this month’s Destination Design, we explore the colorful wonderland tha

Architects: BNR architectes Location: rue René Siegfried, 44200 Nantes, France Principal In Charge: Armand Nouvet Area: 5127.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Stéphane Chalmeau Project Manager: Arnaud Ledu Construction Economist: Azeco Structural Engineer: EVP Acoustical Engineer: Itac Fire Safety: Batiss Construction Engineer: Quatuor Construction Companies: Excover, Cotro, Soprema, HP, Hydromineral, BecConcept, Aucher Client: ENKI – ARTEMISIA 2 Cost: 6350000 € From the architect. The ESM

Architects: Architects Group RAUM Location: 146-9 Millak-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, South Korea Architect In Charge: Oh sin-wook Partner Architect : No Jeong-min Design Team : Ha Joung-un, Park Jeong-a, Lee Chul-woo, Lee Yeong-suk, Kim Dae-won, Yu Seong-cheol, Park Woo-jin Area: 233.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Yoon Joon-hwan Construction : Kim Tae-hong + Daejeong Construction + Lee Gwang-seok Electric Engineer: Young Shin Engineering Structural Engineer : In Structure Engineering Mechanic

In this episode of KCRW’s Design & Architecture (DnA) podcast, ArchDaily contributor Guy Horton speaks with Frances Anderson about the architect’s ethical responsibility to protect construction workers’ rights, following up on his popular article “Will We Stay Silent? The Human Cost of Qatar’s World Cup.” The episode also features a fascinating look into Shigeru Ban‘s career and Pritzker win as well as the Folk-Moma controversy. Listen here. Guy Ho

Architects: Carterwilliamson architects Location: Rozelle NSW, Australia Design Team: Shaun Carter, Lisa Merkesteyn, Kellie Beatty Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Carterwilliamson architects Construction: David Fletcher Landscape Architects: Cardno, Melissa Wilson From the architect. The site falls by two storeys from Hartley St to the lane at the rear; creating a unified living plane was one of the key design gestures in this project. Kitchen, living and dining engage with the

Koichi Takada Architects (KTA) has released details on Australia’s biggest urban renewal project: Green Square. Shaped by the pedestrian and traffic flows that surround the building, the mixed-use, multi-residential complex is expected to serve as the gateway of Sydney’s Green Square Town Centre by its completion in 2016. The tower will be formed by two distinctive, continuing loops: the public and residential loop. The first, designed to activate the streetscape, will tilt towards the adjace

Architects: Cubo, Force4 Location: Blekinge Boulevard, 2630 Taastrup, Denmark Area: 12600.0 sqm Photographs: Martin Schubert Landscape Architect: Møller & Grønborg Engineer: Niras A/S From the architect. Disabled People’s Organisations Denmark The unique thing about the disabled people’s associations in Denmark is the fact that they are gathered under one umbrella. Despite considerable differences between the individual organisations, the general consensus is that the s

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