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Will Gamble Architects adds glass-walled extension to Pergola House in Leicestershire

June 25, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Living room with floor-to-ceiling windows

London studio Will Gamble Architects has added a brick bedroom suite to a Georgian house in England, along with a contrasting glass-walled extension on the ground floor that opens to the garden. Located in a conservation area in Leicestershire, the Pergola House was extended by Will Gamble Architects to create a contemporary kitchen, dining and

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Ten home interiors framed by impressive shutters and louvres

June 25, 2022 Alice Finney 0
House in Chau Doc by Nishizawa Architects

From windows framed by slatted aluminium fins to colourful metal panels that wrap around a building’s facade, our latest lookbook showcases 10 homes with shutters and louvres. Made from slats, fins and blades, shutters can be used to control the amount of sunlight that enters a home, provide privacy, open the house up to scenic

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Álvaro Siza, between Modern and Traditional

June 25, 2022 ArchDaily Team 0

Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira, or simply Álvaro Siza, was born in Matosinhos, Portugal, on June 25, 1933. His first work – four houses in Matosinhos – was built in 1954, even before completing his studies at the School of Fine Arts from the University of Porto (current Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto – FAUP), which happened a year later.

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ONE BAELSKAAI Apartments / Binst Architects

June 25, 2022 Luciana Pejić 0

One Baelskaai by BINST ARCHITECTS is, as the name suggests, the figurehead of Oosteroever, the new district in full development in the historic port of Ostend. Oosteroever stands for a daring urban development. This design creates a statement and landmark with a strong identity at this exceptional location.

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Dobra 55 Research Center / Kuryłowicz & Associates

June 25, 2022 Luciana Pejić 0

Dobra 55 has become a pioneering new home for language education where the University of Warsaw has consolidated its varying requirements into a single sustainable center of excellence. The new 42 000 m2 building includes 92 ‘language labs’, 70 administrative rooms, 39 research and development rooms, 7 conference rooms, recreational spaces, a multimedia room that can accommodate 150 people as well as a library and reading areas, the project unites the universities’ linguistics departments into one location and brings a high level of transparency to the traditionally enclosed urban courtyard block, creating a green heart for the Powiśle riverbank district campus community.

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Mikumo House / Hearth Architects

June 24, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

The project is a single-family house that was planned in an area of cherry blossom tree rows. This project was planned and laid out in such a way as to say, “the house was built for watching the rows of blooming cherry blossom trees for just two weeks”.

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East York Duplex / Rostami Atash Atelier

June 24, 2022 Valeria Silva 0

The future of cities is tied to sharing space and resources. Shared housing seems inevitable to provide multigenerational homes, aging in place for baby boomers, or affordable models of ownership for millennials. Mild densification without changing the permitted form and density in underutilized residential-detached zone seems to be a viable solution. Already allowed secondary suit will simply double the number of households in a neighborhood, but we were not settling for the common basement unit, but rather a properly lit and ventilated one.