Fuente: Bajet Giramé Housing in Polinyà. Competition entry. Two irregular pentagons enhance garden city qualities and landscape permeability, while providing a generous corner for each apartment. This way, rather than a narrow “ring garden” as expected by planning, quality exterior space is offered for habitation delight.
Source: OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen Photography: Bas Princen A crematorium is an important public building. It has, however, a conflicted attitude towards self-expression, torn between its technical content and its ceremonial character. To overcome this, we designed the building as a big inclined table, of which the roof – as a ‘nature morte’, developed together with the artist Richard Venlet – is the prot
The London Design District in the Greenwich Peninsula is a new one-hectare neighbourhood of 16 buildings that will provide a permanent base for creative businesses to trade, interact and grow. Eight emerging architectural practices selected across Europe have been given a pair of buildings to design independently and ‘blind’ from each other, creating a provocative diversity of colours and forms. The maste
Fuente: TWO BO Arquitectura Fotografía: José Hevia La casa se ubica en un viejo asentamiento pesquero del noroeste de la isla de Mallorca, tocando la Serra de la Tramontana. Un lugar donde confluyen cuatro calas de aguas claras dominadas por el perfil rocoso del “Cavall Bernat”. Una figura inconfundible que ya desde hace un siglo atrajo a pintores a establecerse aquí, les siguieron turistas extranjeros con sus hotele
Source: afasia Photography: Stefan Müller Right in the centre of Zürich’s lively inner city, Max Dudler has created a new residential quarter, the Grünhof-Areal. A network of varied inner courtyards develops out of the lively arrangement of the buildings, imparting the feel of an urban oasis. As re-densification inside a block development, the new quarter combines the urgent need for new living space in the city with
Source: Bak Gordon Architects Photography: Francisco Nogueira House 2 was built as a complement to an existing house from the end of the 19th century. It works as a kind of annex building or garden pavilion. Located at the far end of the property, it is also a backdrop for the garden. Its communal space is a generous double-height winter garden, which ensures the transition between the intimacy of the rooms and the o
Source: archdaily Photography: Alex Shoots Buildings Text description provided by the architects. Our new home was created in a historical part of a small South Bohemian town, which, although neglected, possesses a rather strong atmosphere and potential. The place attracted us from the beginning for its distinctive character and great location. In the narrow sleepy streets, next to the grassy patch of Kozina Square,