Articles on Roof

Skovbakkeskolen by CEBRA. Photo Adam Mørk
 

Kids are royalty in this village-like school by CEBRA

ODDER – Complete with a series of plazas in the interior, playful fenestration, and pitched roofs, the students are encouraged to run freely throughout the building and rule the day.

House in Ohue by Daisuke Hanamoto. Photo Kenji Masunaga
 

Daisaku Hanamoto’s house mingles with its surroundings

KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.

Out now: Mark #71
Out now: Mark #71
Bayford Mews by pH+. Photo Agnese Sanvito
 

Brick-clad Bayford Mews by pH+ weaves itself into the urban fabric

LONDON – Eccentricity is toned down and replaced by order and ingenuity in the design of Bayford Mews, a three-unit residential building.

Platinium by Tetrarc. Photo Marie-Caroline Lucat
 

Platinium by Tetrarc has a heart of gold and a silver skin

MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the neighbourhood.

Morechon School by rk Studio. Photo Dominique Uldry
 

Rk Studio blankets a school extension in a metal cloak

SAVIÈSE – Atop the vineyards of Savièse in Switzerland and overlooking the Rhône valley, rk Studio built an extension to the Moréchon educational centre.

CUTR Hospital by 2b architectes. Photos Matthieu Gafsou
 

A metallic-clad roof structure by 2b architectes is inconspicuous amongst the vegetation

EPALINGES – Although its use has changed throughout its 100-year history, the CUTR’s primary purpose has remained in healthcare and patient rehabilitation.

Administration Building by Conm + Kallesø. Photos Jacob Hoffmann
 

CONM + Kallesø's elongated form tilts to accentuate the verticality of nature

STAARUP – From the side, the administration building looks as if it has sunk into the ground overnight and might continue to collapse into the soil if you bump into it.

Mill 24 by Caramel Architects. Photos Hertha Hurnaus
 

Caramel Architects squeezes a complete living experience into a roof space

VIENNA – For quite some time, residents in the Austrian capital have relied on the ability to extend their townhouses vertically, converting roof space into extra quarters for living.

Holiday Sale
Holiday Sale
Deep House by Poly.m.ur. Photos Kyungsub Shin
 

Poly.m.ur's Deep House is a culmination of solutions for a brief of clashing elements

SEOUL – Keeping in line with Korean building regulations isn't the easiest part of an architect's job. Keeping clients happy isn't always a breeze either.

Keukenhof by Mecanoo. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

Mecanoo frames the Dutch skies with timber triangles

LISSE – Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world. In time for this year's opening, a gatehouse was realised to give the attraction a proper entrance.

Football Capsule by Bord Studio. Photos Gyorgy Palko
 

Bord Studio bottles a big atmosphere into a small stadium

BUDAPEST – The building's namesake previously played for his home town and his country but the architect has another name for the 5000-seat stadium: The Football Capsule.

Terada House by Yoshiyasu Mizuno. Photos Yoshiharu Hama / Studio Melos
 

Yoshiyasu Mizuno disguises the full scale of a timber house on a confined site

FUJIEDA – Being considerate to the neighbours was a prerequisite for a residential commission where the client's plot was on the vacant land next to his parents.