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Pergola is a minimalist house located in Saitama, Japan, designed by Apollo Architects and Associates. The client requested a home with a sense of openness, specifically taking inspiration from homes on the West Coast of the United States. The site is situated toward the rear of a parking lot rented on a month-to-month basis. In order to retain privacy, the architects decided to provide no openings on the exterior facade. The home consists of a simple L-shaped geometry that surrounds

Need a complete inspiration to welcome our guest when the autumn comes? This autumn decoration designprobably can be use as one of our guide line. The unique and applicative design of this decoration will make our house space look comfortable and welcoming for all of the people. The cheerful welcoming house furnishing that we can apply from this house decoration will bring a full of spirit for our soul and our body. The yellow color tone will make our mind become fresh and it such as a natural

Architects: THE_SYSTEM LAB Location: Yeongcheon-ri, Dongtan-myeon, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea Area: 1773.0 sqm Photographs: YONGKWAN KIM From the architect. This house directly reflects the first image pops up in people¡¯s head when they hear the word “house” The elevation which looks like a gable roof house cut in half provoke people curiosity. Familiar bed, sofa, and dining tables shown in between polycarboate which remind of fluffy curtain make the viewer imagin

Architects: CAA Location: Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China Collaborators: Cui Heran, Zhang Fanwei, Zhangpan, Lin Yun, ChenFei Area: 540.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Courtesy of CAA From the architect. A new CAA building was successfully completed in September. It is a sales center for a landmark commercial real estate projects in Shi Jiazhuang city, hebei Provience, which will later evolve into an art center after the completion of the sales function. Mr. Liu Haowei perfected his persp

Danish company Vipp, best known for their iconic metal trashcans, has taken the company in a new, much larger-scale direction with the introduction of Shelter. Expanding on their recently launched kitchen and bathroom modules, Shelter lets you now match your kitchen and bath accessories to your own residential retreat. The modern retreat appears simple in design, and while it is, it’s also full of important details. The 55 square meter house is made of steel and stands surround

Architects: Khosla Associates Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Principal Designers: Sandeep Khosla and Amaresh Anand Design Team: Sandeep Khosla , Amaresh Anand , Akanksha Chajjer and Moiz Faizulla Year: 2014 Photographs: Shamanth Patil J Civil Contractors: Dan Constructions Pvt. Ltd Structural Engineer: S & S Associates From the architect. The house was conceived for a young couple and their teen daughter, and the program on this 9,600 sft plot required a basement for car par

Architects: Leibar Seigneurin Architectes Location: Anglet, France Area: 6269.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Patrick Miara From the architect. A strong proposal regarding management of the car park, because this one is completely treated underground. This having for effect to delete quite public road networks on the plot of land, and thus to avoid the noise and visual pollution generated by vehicles. The setting-up of buildings allows to set up of real ” between two “, per

The search for the ONE stops here. Well, at least when it comes to housing. The construction geniuses behind the Smart Highway and the Van Gogh bicycle path have recently turned their eye to housing, to create smart, modular housing for young professionals. As one who lives in San Francisco, I can personally attest that beautiful, affordable housing for young professionals is definitely something I long for. Heijmans has created Heijmans ONE, a movable home that can be placed in any

Architects: Arch.Lab Location: Sector 11, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India Design Team: Harsimran Singh, Mohit Vij, Taruni Aggarwal, Jasnam Kaur Area: 900.0 ft2 Year: 2014 Photographs: Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Space Illustrations: Ankita Thakur, Gunmeet Singh, Sowmya Singh From the architect. ‘AJA’- attempts to create an intriguing experience by creating an unexpected landscape in a familiar urban setting- Chandigarh. We at Arch.lab, conceived this project as a space where nature f

Architects: Ronald Lu & Partners Location: Tuen Mun, Hong Kong Design Team: Andy Leung, Lemuel Cheng, Helen Ng, Gary Pang Area: 350.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Courtesy of Ronald Lu & Partners Civil & Structural Engineer: DCL Consultants Ltd Building Services Engineer: Far East Consulting Engineers Ltd Quantity Surveyor: Rider Levett Bucknall Limited Contractor: EDM Construction Company Ltd From the architect. The SK Yee Healthy Life Centre is a modest yet meaningful proj

Scooping up the last available undeveloped lot on The Kench, a small inlet off Langstone Harbour “enclosed by a spit of land” at the west end of Hayling Island, John Young collaborated with Brighton-based Meloy Architects to design a second beach house. The area has been a hotbed for summer holidays since the 1930s and with stipulations in place by the Hayling Health Society that states you can’t build over 750 square feet of floor space, the one story home is the pe

“At some point, we all forgot that we belong to each other.” These powerful words helped land Samantha, an M.Arch. student at the University of Detroit Mercy and Fellow in the Challenge Detroit Urban Revitalization Program, the ninth annual WIA EP (Emerging Professional) Inspiration Award. Praising Samantha for her work behind the “Belong Here” guerrilla art campaign, the award was given to the student for demonstrating a “great capacity for leadership, an unwavering passion for the profession

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