Beta Ø Architects completes overhaul of X House in Madrid

July 17, 2019 Sabina Sohail 0
X House by Beta Ø Architects

Spanish studio Beta Ø Architects has inserted a void and a permeable metal sculpture at the centre of this Madrid family home to let air and natural light flow through its interiors. Located in the city’s affluent El Viso neighbourhood, X House has been overhauled by locally based studio Beta Ø Architects to incorporate elements

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Steven Holl designs zinc-clad concert hall for Czech Republic

July 17, 2019 India Block 0
A zinc-clad concert hall by Steven Holl Architects and Architecture Acts will cantilever over the 1960s modernist House of Culture in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

A zinc-clad concert hall by Steven Holl Architects and Architecture Acts will cantilever over the 1960s modernist House of Culture in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The competition-winning design features a curving irregular form covered in part with panels of zinc, opening in places with glazed walls that reveal maple-wood interiors. The House of Culture was built

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Pavilion of the Future / NOVOE

July 17, 2019 Maria Erman 0

The world of today is a world of transformations. Population growth, economic crises, environmental cataclysms, global warming, virtual reality and digitalization put us new questions every day.  

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Casey House / Side Angle Side

July 17, 2019 Andreas Luco 0

Designing a home for an architectural photographer was an exercise in simplicity and restraint. We cannot say it any better than the homeowner himself: “Early in my photography career, I took a photo of a house in a wooded area of Maine. The house was a basic shape – as one would draw as a child – just a box with a gabled roof. It fit perfectly in a square crop.

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Sevkabel Port / AB CHVOYA

July 17, 2019 Paula Pintos 0

This is a big coastal development project for the historic Sevkabel factory (Siemens & Halske), situated on Vasilyevsky Island. The site is located in an industrial district, placed right between the street (Kozhewennaya linia) and the Gulf of Finland. Old red-brick 19th-century buildings of the Siemens & Halske manufactory coexist with and industrial facilities of the 70s of the 20th century on the same site. These buildings are located in different Coordinate grids of the brick and concrete buildings differ from each other, and that difference creates complex, trapezoidal spaces between them. Dealing with an existing environment, we focused our efforts on the renovation and adaptation of existing buildings, as well as on the preservation of the industrial genius loci. This approach allowed us to emphasize the existing features of the site, including some of the industrial artifacts.

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OMOKEN Park / Yabashi architects & associates

July 17, 2019 Pilar Caballero 0

A project to regenerate the ruins of buildings damaged by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake. Citizens who have experienced earthquakes have become aware of symbiosis more than ever by helping each other.What I shared with the client was to aim at how to interact with citizenship activities, not as a rental income facility.

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mass design materializes wave in wood for lighthouse in amsterdam boat

July 16, 2019 macnadusa 0

a wavy interior space, the lighthouse, created by mass design crowns the top of a 1920s houseboat in amsterdam. a wooden wave inside the former wheel house forms a writing shack, reading room and champagne bar with a 360 view that spans the canals. at night, its light is a glowing beacon in the former […]

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Joe Lalli Narada Resort / Stylus studio

July 16, 2019 舒岳康 - SHU Yuekang 0

Jo Lalli Resort Hotel is located in a beautiful wooded mountainous area of Moganshan, near the small town Deqing, close to Hangzhou and not far from Shanghai. This area with its, unspoilt nature with mountains, lakes and waterfalls has traditionally been a popular destination for visitors from all over China and has a long history of being a more temperate summer vacation retreat for the population of Shanghai since the 1880s. This tradition has recently been revived and now there are a number of popular resorts taking advantage of the clear air and unspoiled natural environment.