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La Barquière by Pietri Architectes. Photo Mathieu Ducros
 

La Barquière by Pietri Architectes acts like two sides of the same coin

MARSEILLE – Pietri Architectes follows a motto of ‘romantic rationalism’ and this is duly noted in this project in Marseille. Seductive curves and a shining enamelled façade …

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 #70
Out Now: Mark #70
Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, THEVERYMANY. Photo NAARO
 

Marc Fornes equates a minimal structure to maximum fun

ASTANA – Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, from THEVERYMANY, defies gravity and leaves us contemplating and dreaming.

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
 

An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.

House Ship by ANA Architecten. Photo Luuk Kramer
 

ANA Architecten convinces a boat to become a house

AMSTERDAM – ANA Architecten appropriated a Belgian cargo boat and created an idyllic family boathouse.

Tirpitz Blavand Bunker Museum by BIG. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj / Rasmus Bendix
 

BIG buries a sanctuary of light into the sand of a former war zone

BLAAVAND – The Tirpitz bunker is the biggest and heaviest of 200 bunkers along the Danish coast and has been turned into collection of museums.

 

Mark A-to-Z: O is for Office

Whether you work a 9-to-5 or are sporting a freelancer lifestyle, the space we inhabit most of the hours of the week to sustain our livelihood should be designed to motivate.

New'R by Hamonic+Masson & Associés. Photos Takuji Shimmura
 

Hamonic+Masson stratifies a metaphor for the city

NANTES – The design of the New'R building is all about bringing people together to create a community. A simple proposition, perhaps, but in practise not quite so easy.

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Out Now: Mark #70
Norman Hotel by Yaov Messer. Photos Amit Gosher / Sivan Askayo
 

Yoav Messer saves heritage buildings from demolition

TEL AVIV – The Norman Hotel comprises two buildings: one Modern residence from 1925 and one in eclectic style 1924. Messer found the dilapidated buildings for the developer.

Emonim House by Israelevitz Architects. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

Israelevitz Architects turns a building structure into an enigma

SHFELA – From their small office in old Jaffa, husband and wife Dan and Hila Israelevitz specialize in villas. They do other projects too but their heart is with designing houses.

Megalithic Museum by CVDB Arquitectos. Photos Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
 

CVDB repurposes a train station as a home for stones

MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.

Media Library by Jean-Pierre Lott. Photos Aldo Amoretti
 

Jean-Pierre Lott nurtures a diverse clientele with a contemporary library

VITROLLES – The prospect of visiting a city library can conjure up a variety of emotions for different users. La Passerelle aims to create a welcoming architectural symbol.