Source: Estudi08014 Photography: Pol Viladoms REGENERATE To develop and improve something, especially by making it as good or successful as it was before. This project, like any regeneration process, can be explained in 3 successive times: a past time where the path and its edges defined a system of open spaces, easily accessible, perfectly integrated into their environment. A present time where the path is transform
Source: Buchner Bründler Architekten Photography: Ruedi Walti Not far from a lake, a house by Justus Dahinden dating back to the late 1960s stands alone in the landscape on a large plot of land on a slight hilltop with a view. The formally complex house is rich in spatial impressions and lighting situations, connected by several solid copper single-pitch roofs. A wooden construction resting on a fair-faced concrete b
Source: Afasia Photography: José Hevia A few kilometers from Bera, the “Landaburu borda” is a small traditional building, anchored in the magnificent landscape of the Navarre mountains. To work in this exceptional location is an exercise of respect to the fragile building and especially to the mystical power of the Navarra mountains, rich in history and legends. The program consist in a rural house with a few rooms
Source: Vincent Van Duysen Photography: Hélène Binet, François Halard Knokke, a Belgian seaside village, is known for its refined white holiday homes with gabled roofs. Situated alongside the Royal Golf Course, this permanent home for the owner and his family allows beautiful wide views across the golf course and onto its protected private gardens, designed by Martin Wirtz. Large, whitewashed brick volumes – position
Source: Dominique Coulon Photography: Eugeni Pons and David Romero-Uzeda This small tower has been built in the historic Krutenau district in Strasbourg. The city has a number of “hollow teeth” – vacant plots that are too small to be of interest to promoters. In exchange for an attractive price, the consultation called for the production of an exemplary building guaranteeing the achievement of high energy performance
Source: CC Arquitectos Photography: Rafael Gamo CC Arquitectos used weathered stone, natural wood and huge panels of glazing to create this secluded woodland house in Mexico’s scenic Valle de Bravo region (slideshow). Led by architect Manuel Cervantes Cespedes, the Mexico city studio designed the single-storey Santana House to nestle inconspicuously among the trees of its forested site, offering the ultimate pr
Font: Flores & Prats Photography: Adrià Goula Competition for the renovation of the Variétés Théâtre in Brussels and its conversion into an International Laboratory for Artistic Creation. First Prize in Restricted Competition. The Ancien Théâtre des Variétés dating back to the 1930s, had once been one of the most modern venues in Brussels during the golden age of the city’s show and entertainment culture.