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Architects: JC Architecture Location: Lane 51, Section 1, Da’an Road, Daan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106 Year: 2013 Photographs: Kyle You Design Team: Johnny Chiu (lead), Nora Wang, Sunny Sun, Kenny Yang From the architect. How Fun Hair Salon is located in the most chaotic/trendy district in Taipei City. Based on its condition that is one of old street houses in the crowded area, our goal was to bring the experience of having hairdressing in design as a metaphor of converting

A family of five living in a historic building in Tel-Aviv needed a major, full interior renovation of their apartment. They hired Dalit Lilienthal to design the new interior so that it would work for the couple and their three children. The main goal for the tree-surrounded apartment was to bring as much light and air possible to the interior. They decided to simplify by removing unnecessary walls and using basic materials. Determining that the home only needed three essential areas

Sydney‘s historic George Street is about to receive a major facelift with the soon-to-be built 333 George Street, an 18 storey mixed use office and retail tower. Designed by Grimshaw Architects and executive architects Crone Partners for Australian property developer Charter Hall, the minimal glass and steel tower will contrast the historic structures on Sydney’s well-preserved original high street, with a 15 storey 12,500 square metre contemporary office tower tower atop a three s

Architects: Colorado Building Workshop, DesignBuildBLUFF Location: Navajo Mountain, Navajo Mountain, UT 86044, USA Faculty Team: Rick Sommerfeld, Director Colorado Building Workshop, Hank Louis, Director DesignBuildBLUFF, Andrew Foster, Craig Harren Student Team: Ellen Adams, Brett Blackmon, Lura Blumfield, Jay Burkhalter, Glen Camuso, Jacob Ebling, William Koning, William Murray, Rebecca Sockwell, JD Signom Structural Engineer: Christopher O’Hara Studio NYL Area: 882.0 ft2 Year: 2013 Photogra

A husband and wife geologist nearing retirement actively working from home hired SHED Architecture & Design to design a single family home, dubbed Main Street House, for them in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood. While it’s not on Main Street technically, they named it such because of the pedestrian path and unimproved right of way that flows along to the north of the home. The site has a 20 foot slope from the top to the bottom, giving the couple partial views of Lake Wa

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Elenberg Fraser Architects have revealed designs for what is slated to be Melbourne’s tallest residential tower. The project seeks to reinvent the natural landscape of Australia’s Victoria state in an urban setting, through an optically transformative facade and botanical aesthetic. Located at 452 Elizabeth Street, sixty percent of the unbuilt Victoria One project has been sold to local buyers already. ”This demand highlights the changes in the way Melbournians are approach

Architects: y+M Location: Kagawa Prefecture, Japan Photographs: Yohei Sasakura / Sasa no kurasya From the architect. The planning place is a lot of ten compartments for sale in an area that has an open field surrounded by mountains in Kagawa prefecture at Seto Island Sea where is famous for calm and confortable climate. We planed the house for our client family of four, husband and wife, his mother and their child. The client has two requirements. The 1st is to have covered parking spac

Holm Architecture Office and AI have been named shared winners of the Eco City Binhai Master Plan. Located outside Tianjin in Northern China, the project will consist of a new Central Business District and five new cultural buildings. Learn more about this plan after the break. The Master Plan was initiated through a collaboration between the Chinese and Singaporean governments to address the future urban needs of this rapidly growing region. Holm Architecture Office’s project was conc

Architects: Christopher Simmonds Architect Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada Year: 2014 Photographs: Doublespace Photography From the architect. Simplicity and openness define the experience of being in this modest home. To the river, a continuous wall of glass spans the living, dining and kitchen space allowing a full panorama of the passing seasons. Away from the water the view is framed and edited by a simple porch. The porch roof has been opened to create space from nature, a single J

Architects: asap Location: Dongcheng, Beijing, China Area: 7500.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Jonathan Leijonhufvud Design Team: Li Ling, Daymond Robinson, Gregory Serweta, Nicole Halstead, Nicole Lee, Ana Misenas Lighting Design: Smith + Anderson Water Features: Dan Euser Waterarchitecture, Inc. From the architect. The site of the Emperor Hotel, Qianmen was once occupied by a public bath and so the spirit of bathing and mystery will live on in the new hotel. The design is organized

Click here to view the embedded video. This video by architecture photographer, Pedro Kok, takes us behind the scenes of the construction of the Cais das Artes (Quay of Arts) building in Brazil. Located in the southeastern coastal city of Vitória, the building was designed by Paulo Mendes da Rocha in collaboration with METRO Arquitetos. The video was produced for La Triennale di Milano’s exhibition, “Paulo Mendes da Rocha – Technique and Imagination,” and captures – through impecca

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