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Kariouk Architects completes cantilevered chalet overlooking a lake in Canada

June 21, 2022 James Brillon 0
More Cabin

Kariouk Architects has completed M.O.R.E Cabin, a dramatic cantilevered structure overlooking a lake in Québec meant to stand out from its natural surroundings. Ottawa-based firm Kariouk Architects was commissioned to build a secondary residence overlooking Lac du Brochet, a remote lake roughly 100 kilometres north of the Canadian capital. Its design for an angular, cantilevered

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MC Escher works inform Montreal home by Naturehumaine

April 20, 2022 James Brillon 0
Escher House

An angular steel staircase crosses through this Montreal residence by Naturehumaine, which was inspired by the fantastical paintings of Dutch artist MC Escher. The Escher House, located in the Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie neighbourhood, used to be a duplex. Local studio Naturehumaine converted it into a single-family home. The project included a complete overhaul of the interiors, new

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Colle-Croce completes all-white steel home in Buenos Aires

April 1, 2022 James Brillon 0
Casa Tronador viewed from the street

Argentinian architectural office Colle-Croce has designed this white home on a compact lot in Buenos Aires to make the most of the available outdoor space. Colle-Croce, based in the city, completed Casa Tronador for an infill lot between two existing party walls, in a neighbourhood that includes a mix of private homes and shops. The

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Graal Architecture extends university refectory with green steel pavilion

February 23, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Crous University Refectory was designed by Graal Architecture

Graal Architecture has renovated and extended a university refectory building in France, adding a lightweight rooftop pavilion of glass and green-painted steel overlooking the surrounding parkland. The Parisian studio was commissioned to both update and extend the original 1993 prefabricated concrete refectory building, which sits within the Francois Mitterrand Park in Cergy. The project was

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Oku restaurant in Mexico City features “floating tables” made of wood and steel

February 12, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
Oku restaurant

Curved booths are suspended over a dining room at a Japanese restaurant in Mexico City designed by local firms Michan Architecture and Escala Arquitectos. The sushi eatery is located in the upscale neighbourhood of Jardines del Pedregal, across from a famed church known as Parroquia de la Santa Cruz del Pedregal. It is the second

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ASU students design and build Orange 1 breezy outdoor classroom

February 11, 2022 James Brillon 0
ASU Orange 1 pavilion

A group of students from Arizona State University has completed an outdoor classroom pavilion as part of a design-build studio programme. The project was completed in the spring 2021 semester, as part of Arizona State University’s (ASU) larger initiative to build outdoor classrooms to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The course, named Orange Build, is

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