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This Amsterdam-based home used to be a garage before i29 interior architects got ahold of it. Now it’s a light-filled space with a long, pitched skylight that runs through the open floor plan living area. The main floor houses 230 square meters (2475 square feet) so each area feels open and spacious. The color palette was kept simple with bright white for the walls and ceilings, light gray floors, and rough oak and black surfaces, but they brought in a bold green spice it up.

SoNo Arhitekti’s design for the Slovenian Pavilion has been chosen to represent the country at the 2015 Milan Expo. One of 142 participants, Slovenia’s pavilion will be based on the slogan, “I FEEL SLOVENIA. Green. Active. Healthy.” The common thread in the exhibition manifests itself through a series of interactive and architectural elements throughout the pavilion. As the architects describe, “Five prismatical structures, positioned on the geometrically and dynamically designed surfac

Architects: Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects Location: Jiading, Shanghai, China Design Team: Liu Yuyang, Benson Chen, Jimmy Poek, Yongjiang Liang, Gang Zhao Area: 850.0 sqm Year: 2011 Photographs: Jeremy San Structural Consultant: Liu Tao Façade Consultant: Kighton Facade Consultants Co.,Ltd Lighting Consultant: Unolai Design From the architect. The project is located in a newly built park in suburban Shanghai.  The original structure was an annex building that has been left unused since

Capturing memories from the previous generation, ASOstyle designed tokinoie, a unique, modern house in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, as a healing home for the family that remains. The current homeowners had lost a father and his house once sat on very same property. To honor the father’s memory, the architects reused materials from the old house and incorporated them into the new house. They wanted to insert hidden memories and history within the new home helping to keep the father&#

Sometimes imagination and creativity come from the simple thing. Based on that point of view, this paint brush coat is become the correct answer. The performance of this stuff is simple and through this site we can see the real function of this stuff. Actually, the materials of this creative paint brush coat design are come from combination of wood and iron. The handle of this stuff is made from wood while the coat is from iron. We just hang on the wall and viola, its work. [via] This unique

The Henning Larsen Foundation is launching an international competition on architecture and film with the intent to “revitalize the use of architecture on film and foster new inspiration to architects and film professionals.” The theme of the competition is the experience of architectural space over time. The task is to create a film sequence of 1-5 minutes which animates architecture by embracing time as the primary dimension. Up to €18,000 in prizes will be awarded to entrants who inspire a

Architects: UnSangDong Architects Location: Seoul, South Korea Architects In Charge: Jang Yoon Gyoo, Kim Mi Jung Year: 2014 Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG From the architect. No place is formed without the origin, the past, and the construction. Everything is composed by numerous vestiges piled one by one. By the way of composing accumulation of the vestiges, place’s memory and scenery is changing. We suggest a transparent hill, a sculpture-like landscape, that is made in a

GRAUX & BAEYENS architects designed this copper-clad dwelling, named House VDV, in Destelbergen, Belgium, right outside of the town of Ghent. The home sits on land that used to house a castle that was destroyed during WWII. Part of the surrounding wall remains standing giving the land a bit of history. While the home is obviously modern, there are moments that give you a familiar archetypal feel, with its pitched roof and barn-like structure. The single volume is irregularly sha

The taste of contemporary in this stuff is so strong. The wooden material of this chandelier is showing that character. The wooden chandeliers design inspirations that we can see in this contemporary wooden chandelier design are a complete and nice combination ever. The simple design of the wooden material is show the classical and humble character of the wood. Besides that, the nice performance after the process of designing and finishing will show off the contemporary field of this lamp. It’s

Global design and consulting firm Woods Bagot has revealed its plans to collaborate with Plenary Conventions New Zealand, a consortium responsible for the development of the new Christchurch Convention Centre. The consortium also includes international infrastructure firm Plenary Group, local firms Ngai Tahu Property and Carter Group, Warren and Mahoney Architects, and environmental design consultancy Boffa Miskell. Read on after the break to see additional images and learn more about the pro

Architects: JOHO Architecture Location: 27-6 Jinmi-dong, Gumi-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea Area: 179.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Courtesy of JOHO Architecture From the architect. The Geometry of Time In essence, remodeling is covering one material property with another material property. In other words, it is the work of reinterpreting the sentimental meaning of existing material property with new sentimentality. Space is occupied by someone, but the trace of memories by the s

The Surfside Residence sits within the bluffs of Montauk, a beach community in East Hampton, New York, where summer dreams are made of. Designed by Steven Harris Architects as a series of volumes, the home blends the interior and exterior spaces, easily extending the square footage. A glass box makes up one of the lower volumes and the transparent structure contains the kitchen, living, and dining rooms. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors fully open letting the space continue outdo

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