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Architects: Jun Yashiki & Associates Location: Tokyo, Japan Architect In Charge: Jun Yashiki Area: 244.0 sqm Year: 2011 Photographs: Hiroyuki Hirai From the architect. This is a two-family residence in a residential area of low houses on a plain in Tokyo, Japan. The problems to be solved here are 1) how to protect privacy and to supply natural light, 2) how to provide flexibility for varying lifestyle, and 3) how to command a fine view in such a crowded area. We proposed a “C

Architects: ONG&ONG Pte Ltd Location: Singapore Team Directors: Diego Molina & Maria Arango Area: 924.0 ft2 Year: 2013 Photographs: Derek Swalwell From the architect. Just off Stevens Road is this Zen-inspired dwelling with strong architectural lines and shapes that are further accentuated by the materials used. Comprising two main volumes, the front block houses the social spots, such as the living and formal dining areas, whilst service functions are relegated to the back, al

Planell-Hirsch Oficina de Arquitectura took on the interior design of Loft 2 in an old factory building in Barcelona, Spain. Located in the Poblenou district, the neighborhood is currently undergoing an urban renewal thanks to its proximity to the historic center and the Mediterranean Sea. With an iron structure, the old factory had exposed brick, all of which has been painted white. The spaces are open and flow from one “room” to the next. The living room retained a dou

Moreover, the huge design of this staircase interior design is look fulfill the whole house space of our living space. That would be a big problem since event this staircase use the big size but, we still can use the extra space of this staircase as a space for us to show-off. We can use the modern staircase design ideas and the big size of this staircase as the display space for our collection such as a big vas from ceramic or a statue. Completely, the big size will give the big positive effec

Architects: Hamada Design Location: Shiga, Japan Year: 2014 Photographs: Yohei Sasakura Manufacturers: Bestworks Inc Structure: 2 Storey Wooden (HS Metal Construction Method) From the architect. The Location is in Koga-city, Shiga, JAPAN, where is a bustling place and facing the national road, #1 which is the main road and connecting Kyoto and Nagoya. The house Owner hoped a building such as the sign in the main road. The reason is that people notice the building visually from busy stree

Architects: Sidharta Architect Location: Jalan Kemang Raya, South Jakarta City, Jakarta, Indonesia Architect In Charge: Marcello Sidharta Design Team: Marcello Sidharta, Aryo Basuki Main Contractor : Kontinum Studio Area: 150.0 sqm Year: 201423014 Photographs: Fernando Gomulya From the architect. This restaurant is located on the 2nd floor of Yamakawa rattan furniture shop. We want to create a restaurant with a touch of rattan, in purpose to display yamakawa’s rattan products.

The collaboration between Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture and Method Homes continues with Pardo’s latest prefab design. The Genessee Townhomes are three units in West Seattle that sit on a 5000 square foot lot. Each unit ranges from 1250 – 1400 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Laid out over three floors, the ground floor is built onsite with the two floors above built prefab by Method Homes. The open riser concrete staircases in each unit are v

The West Hollywood City Council has selected Australian designer Daniel Tobin to build an AIDS memorial for West Hollywood Park. As stated by the non-profit Foundation for an AIDS Monument, Tobin’s installation of 341 vertical strands “functions as a destination piece — recognizable as an AIDS monument, leaving no question about the work when you leave the space.” It will represent the 5,000 Americans how had died of AIDS-related causes or who are living with HIV.  You can learn more about Tob

Architects: Takeshi Hosaka Location: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan Area: 33.0 sqm Year: 2005 Photographs: Masao Nishikawa, Koji Fujii / Nacasa&Partners Structural Engineers : Nobuo Sakane Interior Design: Takeshi Hosaka, Megumi Hosaka From the architect. Genesis of the Old Testament begins from the sentence “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” And the Creation of seven days is written. (The first day) God made light and darkness. And God called the li

Science Hills Komatsu is a minimalist space located in Ishikawa, Japan, designed by Mari Ito/UAo. Komatsu has always been a city developed on an industrial foundation focused on manufacturing. The complex encompasses a science museum, as well as a communication center that is constructed on the former factory site of a leading construction and mining company. Due to the city’s heritage of manufacturing, the complex is an homage to the inheritance and spirit of this industrial m

Architects: Tabanlıoğlu Architects Location: Yenişehir Mh., Osmanlı Bulvarı No:7, 34912 İstanbul/Istanbul, Turkey Architect In Charge: Murat Tabanlıoğlu & Melkan Gürsel Tabanlıoğlu Design Team: Murat Cengiz, Çağrı Akay, Seray Öztürk, Selçuk Güllü, Gökhan Çatıkkaş, Aybala Öz, Ayşe Sevig, Mine Alsinevi, Kaan Keleş, Melis Selis Area: 55359.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Murat Germen , Thomas Mayer General Coordinator : Mustafa Doğaner Structural Engineer: Denge Site Manager: Murat Ayyıld

BABEL is an installation formed by Studio RAIN, which is comprised of Mariana Ramos and Ricardo Innecco. Part of Design Weekend São Paulo, the exhibit is a deliberation on transformation, scale, and utilities. BABEL consisted of tables of all sizes, which were constantly arranged and composed differently throughout the exhibition to emphasize the impermanent nature of transformation. Knowing that the function of a table is directly related to size, BABEL is an exploration of utility

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