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CCY Architects adds extension with musical facade to Victorian house in Aspen

September 22, 2020 India Block 0
Exterior and perforated metal facade Music Box by CCY Architects

American practice CCY Architects has renovated and extended a house dating from the 1880s in Aspen, Colorado, adding a music room with a piano-themed perforated metal facade. Cutouts in the facade are arranged to trace out the notes of Nocturne in E-Flat Major, Op 9, No 2 by famous Romantic-era composer Frédéric Chopin. The project

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LAN-4 Installation / oe architect

September 22, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

The project was the result of the proposal for an ephemeral architecture competition, called the International Architecture Festival of Logroño, La Rioja Spain, the project was the winner of several proposals from different countries.

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6M House / Jannina Cabal

September 22, 2020 Clara Ott 0

The 6M house is located on a great plot next to a lake on which the setting sun falls and combines with the sounds of nature, characteristics that contribute to creating sensations within an architecture that adapts to it.

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La Fortuna House / Apaloosa Estudio de Arquitectura y Diseño

September 22, 2020 Valeria Silva 0

The plot of this house is located in the suburbs of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, in a wooded area and with three gardens. The house was projected in the west garden, producing two “visual leaks” regarding its site analysis: the garden with its endemic vegetation can be seen on the ground floor level and the pine forest is observed on the upper floor level. This was represented in the design, producing sets of volumes in which living rooms and terraces unite to blur the feeling of impenetrability while allowing the entry of natural light through large windows that always point towards a central courtyard connected to the garden.

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Last chance to enter The William Sutton Prize for Placemaking and Affordable Housing Design

September 22, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Radial Routes by Jas Bhalla Architects

Dezeen promotion: Clarion Housing Group is calling on architects and designers to enter this year’s William Sutton Prize for Placemaking and Affordable Housing Design, ahead of the 30 September deadline. The William Sutton Prize is staged by affordable housing provider Clarion Housing Group to celebrate the work of those improving the quality of homes and

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