// arthitectural / courtyard

Störmer Murphy and Partners GbR
Grandhotel The Fontenay in Hamburg


The large shape gently integrating into the park landscape is created with three circles, which are ‘interlaced’ in the centre. The building figure has no rear side. The basic concept gives the solitary building a special power and prominence in the urban planning context and simultaneously subtle modesty. The spatial concept also defines the interior […]


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BGP Arquitectura
Tenoch House


The project is an extension to the existing house, this element linking conceptually by a glass element, with two new volumes, the rooms and private areas. The project respects the existing front of the house, with his own appearance, to integrate the program creates two volumes of irregular floor playing with the topography as much […]


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5 Inspiring Garden Ideas for Your Home


We know sometimes it can get really hard to organize your space or to simply make a change because you’re bored of the same sceneray. That’s why today we are here to give you a little help. Today is about nature! If you have a garden at home and don’t know what to do with […]


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OMGEVING
Geelhandplaats


Social housing in Belgium is often perceived as a burden for those living in the residential neighbourhoods where housing projects are constructed. Its presence can even initiate the economic decline of surrounding private properties. Nonetheless, through joint efforts of various public administration agencies, local governments try to prevent these negative trends. With the help of […]


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Harmony World Consulting & Design
Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse


Located in the ShiQiao garden in Yangzhou, a city to the northwest of Shanghai, there is a floating Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse designed by Chinese architect Sun Wei, partner of HWCD. As an international design practice with offices in Shanghai, London and Barcelona HWCD has developed a broad variety of projects, specialising in boutique hotels, residential and mix-use developments. […]


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MyLandscapes LTD
LED light strips in a Highbury courtyard


This end of terrace courtyard was dominated by an enormous back wall and a tall palm tree on the left. Yet it also had inspirational Italian owners and a fabulous collection of some mature architectural plants. I decided to retain all the plants in their positions as I felt this was an integral fabric of […]


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OMGEVING
Courtyard of Averbode Abbey


Reflections on the Past and the Present in the Courtyard of Averbode Abbey In the summer of 2012 the recently rejuvenated courtyard of Averbode Abbey has opened its doors inviting everyone to enjoy its centuries-old architecture and Baroque church standing at its heart. These impressive buildings are literally reflected in the grand water mirror calmly […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Twirl


Concept This project is a contemporary interpretation of the architecture of the 18thcentury courtyard of the State University of Milan, translated and transformed from rigid Cartesian geometries into the linear fluidity of dynamic space. Adapting to the natural contours of the courtyard and the forces that converge towards its center, the project emphasizes the slope […]


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logon architecture
Surpass Court


In the dense downtown areas of Shanghai where a patch of open space is virtually an unattainable luxury, it is also where the fastest sprouting urban lifestyle is taking place. More and more people in Shanghai are beginning to explore their urban environment; they interact with the city and seek for places of distinct identities. […]


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