// arthitectural / modern house
  • The term “house” is connected to a huge universe of meanings. It does not refer to a building bound for habitation, residence and its properties, it can allow a different and symbolic dimension. The contemporary house transcends which is known as a shelter and then, the structure follow up the new control forms, new social, […]


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  • In phase I, public and private spaces are defined yet linked by a permeable zone of cabinetry along the existing line of structure. This “shim wall” directs ones view towards the stage of the space: the magnificent view of the Manhattan skyline through the window. The directionality of the space is further emphasized by the […]


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Isn’t the Wizard of Oz a clear example of the awesome force that a tornado can muster? How can Jaws drive people out of the ocean screaming when a house blown through the sky brings back nostalgic memories? Please stay out of the water… but feel free to build your home below flood level and […]


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Along with the project Pedras Salgadas Park by architects Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, came the challenge of creating an object that could recreate the fantasy of the tree houses. The project for these houses was developed in partnership with the Modular System Company. The idea was to get an object that would be far away […]


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The River Heights Pavilion is situated on the outskirts of Taiyuan along the edge of its famous Fen River. As the capital of Shanxi province, Taiyuan is an example of a second tier Chinese city developing at break neck speed. The River Heights Pavilion is built on a typical blank slate site, yet counters the […]


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The project had to face two preliminary constraints: a surrounding area burdened by the aesthetic and cultural tradition of the Spanish row-house concept and, on the other hand, the plot’s exposure to solar radiation during the hottest months of the year. Thus, the architects decided to search for a hideaway to this appalling landscape, offering […]


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