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Architects: arakawa Architects & Associates Location: Fukuchiyama, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan Area: 192.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Daisuke Nakamura From the architect. The Project site is located in an older residential area where the wife was born and grew up in. The front street is small but very busy, also the site is surrounded by 5 other buildings. The house is designed for single family of five people ( 2 adults and 3 children ).  In an effort to keep privacy and connecti

This project, House in Hamble-le-Rice, consisted of a complete renovation, extension, and a roof terrace addition by LA Hally Architect. The Bauhaus style home sits on the edge of the River Hamble and is a part of Crowsport Estate, a 1930s property commissioned by Sir Thomas Lipton (you know, the tea man). Architect Robert Cromie was the designer for the group of homes, including this one, that overlooks the marina. The original home was in desperate need of repair and over the years

Architects: D’art Design Gruppe Location: Apotheke an der Messe, Stockumer Kirchstraße 7, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany Fair Construction: Projektpilot GmbH, VISAGE Messe- und Ausstellungsbau GmbH Area: 247.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Lukas Palik From the architect. For the 8th time in a row the creatives from Neuss present themselves at the leading international fair of trade in Duesseldorf in hall 10 A42 from 16 to 20 February 2014. “undo” is this year’s motto for the 247 s

Architects: Formwerkz Architects Location: Singapore Design Team: Alan Tay, Iskanda Idris, Cai Xun Photographs: Albert Lim Structure Engineer: Portwood & Associates Landscape: Kosin Contractor Builder: Emma Construction Pte Ltd From the architect. The semi-detached house in Singapore is re-built for a multi-generation family who has stayed in the same street the past forty years. When the family has decided to rebuild their house to meet the changing needs of the extended househo

E/L Studio transformed an 1800′s horse stable that was an abandoned property in a neglected alley in Washington, DC, into an architect’s storefront studio with a home above. The white brick building looks unassuming from the street making the interior quite an unexpected surprise. The studio on the lower floor is set back from the alley allowing for a separate entrance for the living quarters. A rolling gate and folding glass wall separate the studio from the street but

Strong and unbreakable, that was the first measurement for this metallic solid table décor. The main construction for this furniture was combine both strong and functional side from this decoration. We can see in details that this furniture was built from the best material that can hold on weight perfectly. The silver color application will remind us with the strength side of this strong metal construction table. Start from the bottom construction we can see the line construction that hold up t

Funny and extraordinary! That was the first impression from this modern colorful seating furniture. Don’t ever say that minimalist plans were close with black and white color application before you check this out the latest furniture design from Dripta. The whole design from this furniture was design in modern inspiration but add with unusual line shape. The unique design from this unique seating furniture décor will remind us with “h” word shape. Trough that inspiration, the designer was made

Andrés Duany, a founding partner of Miami firms Arquitectonica and Duany Plater-Zyberg & Company and a co-founder of the Congress for New Urbanism, turns 65 today. As an advocate of New Urbanism, since the 1980s Duany has been instrumental creating renewed focus on walkable, mixed use neighborhoods, in reaction against the sprawling, car-centric modernist urbanism of the previous decades. More about Duany and New Urbanism after the break. Duany was one of five founders of Arquitectonica i

Architects: Foldes Architects Location: Gyál, Hungary Principal Designer: Laszlo Foldes Area: 730.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Tamas Bujnovszky Project Design Team: Johanna Csuri, Tamas Holics Co Designer Glass Sculptor: Andras Bojti Text: Viktoria Szepvolgyi From the architect. The ethereal centre of innovation project, unveiled in Hungary, stands for the mutual inspiration of science, technology and art. A twenty four meter passage surrounded by the reflections of reflections. Fold

Roger Ferris began his distinguished architecture career after graduating from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where he was also a Loeb Fellow. As founding member of renowned practice Roger Ferris + Partners, a firm in Westport, Connecticut, he mixes it up with residential, as well as commercial, projects around the world. Ferris is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the National Council of Arc

Are Brutalist buildings, once deemed cruel and ugly, making a comeback? Reyner Banham‘s witty play on the French term for raw concrete, beton brut, was popularized by a movement of hip, young architects counteracting what they perceived as the bourgeois and fanciful Modernism of the 1930s. Though the use of raw concrete in the hands of such artist-architects as Le Corbusier seems beautiful beneath the lush Mediterranean sun, under the overcast skies of northern Europe Brutalist architect

Architects: LA Hally Architect Location: Hiltingbury Road, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO53, UK Year: 2014 Photographs: Joel Knight Main Contractor: Cobbridge Consultancy Ltd. Carpenters: A J Churchill Carpentry Services Timber Supplier: International Timber Structural Engineer: Stephen Penfold Associates From the architect. House in Hiltingbury, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire: House renovation and two storey extension. This property, nestled deep in greenery, is in an are

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