MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.
FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.
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.
KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.
There are ample good reasons to build in timber. As well as its aesthetic qualities, it is one of the most sustainable resources available to the industry.
AMSTERDAM – ANA Architecten appropriated a Belgian cargo boat and created an idyllic family boathouse.
MONTREAL – As summer came to a bittersweet end, so did the summer pavilions and festivals. We look back on one of Montreal’s yearly architectural villages.
FONTANARS – When approaching the new building designed by Ramon Esteve, the first word to pop into the mind has to be ‘archetypal’.
KÄRNA – Späckhuggaren, a one-and-a-half storey residence, displays honest construction methods and Falu-red coloured cladding.
SAVIÈSE – Atop the vineyards of Savièse in Switzerland and overlooking the Rhône valley, rk Studio built an extension to the Moréchon educational centre.
STRASBOURG – Two seamless and smooth volumes are stacked one on top of the other, distinguishing themselves as a public mixed-use building at the corner of a busy crossroad.
The quirky designs of modern housing in Japan undeniably grab our attention time and again. Here are five of our favourites.
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