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  • “Simply … the SilverWoodHouse … any attempt to adjectives falls short of the final experience of contemplation … congratulations and thanks Ernesto” These were the words of my clients Rui and Marisa when asked about SilverWoodHouse. I could not be more impressed by the answer, on my way to see the architecture. A challenge, an […]


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  • The new monastery of Saint Catherine of Siena has been built beside the old monastery that inhabited these dominican nuns of Paterna and that after the move it was demolished. The new building, modern and functional, picks up all the needs of the congregation and adapts to the daily life of these cloistered nuns, that […]


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This building is named ‘Suo-jae(守吾齋)’, which means ‘the house to uphold myself‘. The Name ‘Suo-jae’ belongs to a house of Yak-hyun Jeong – whose brother was Dasan Yak-yong Jeong, one of the greatest scholars in late Choseon dynasty- as well as the title of a prose which was written by the scholar. The prose was […]


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Following the trend of making alterations to and revamping existing houses, the owners of this home enlisted the expertise of Nico van der Meulen Architects for a modern upgrade. “They liked the current trend in our work towards a mix of steel construction and concrete framing,” explains Nico van der Meulen of Nico van der […]


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The shophouse is usually constructed in two storeys: the ground floor dedicated for business while the first floor for residential purposes. Historically, shophouses provide the possibility for a combination of high population density and intensity of economic activity in a city [David G. Kohl’s Chinese Architecture In The Straits Settlements And Western Malaya: Temples, Kongsis […]


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Young architects work with Mexican women The desire to help underprivileged populations along with the concern of how we should manage the planets resources brought two young architecture offices – blaanc borderless architecture and CaeiroCapurso – together to create a non-profit association that could contribute to these causes. Adobe for Women Association’s goal is to recover and teach […]


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