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Terme Olimia Kranjska Gora


Kranjska Gora is a well-known ski resort town, almost qualifying as luxury, at least in the context of Slovenia. It lies on a plain by the source of the Sava Dolinka river and is encircled, particularly in the south, by a picturesque mountain landscape. The town has ample visitor accommodation but lacks indoor activities that […]


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Choi Ropiha Fighera
Narrabeen House


Narrabeen is a suburb with housing plots and street layouts characteristic of the ‘garden suburb’ ideals espoused by early 20th cen- tury Australian town planning. The Narrabeen House of 2009 sits in this historical context amongst the other two storey family homes with each dutifully addressing a quiet, tree-lined street. It is a safe and […]


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Francis Landscapes
From the Top


With one main visual axis commencing from the house, flowing through the pool, and trickling on to the breathtaking horizon, this project is a submission to nature’s greatness. Designed to complement impressive existing rock formations that shape a natural amphitheater, the project succumbs to nature’s legacy, with ever growing and evolving plant life and labyrinthine […]


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Polytia armos
Residence in Nicosia


The four members’ family residence is situated in the city of Nicosia on a low hill. The sloping plot provides unobstructed view to the Pentadaktilos mountain to the north and overlooks the east side of the city. The building is deployed on three levels in order to better adapt to the sloping plot on the […]


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SAOTA
D Sow


Situated on a cliffside overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Villa Sow in Dakar, Senegal was completed in 2011, with SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects, the Architects and ANTONI ASSOCIATES doing the Interior Decor. The house was designed for a Senegalese businessman and his family. Site Built on the site of an old World War […]


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Pedro Reis Arquitecto
House in Melides


The house in Melides, on the southern Alentejo Coast, by Pedro Reis, represents the desire for a holiday house as a getaway from the bustle of a big city. The client made the unusual decision to have an architectural competition between three distinct ateliers, allowing a choice from a wider range of possible solutions.   […]


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Damilano Studio Architects
Casa D


The house is on a gently sloping terrain. That gave the pretext to develop a house on two levels, connected by a mezzanine floor. The entrance to the house has a curious glimpse of the dining area, located south-east of the Appendix. The living room opens onto a large window on the porch and garden, raised […]


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Lakp Diseño & Desarrollo
Sky Lounge 325


A spa and rooftop pool were designated to sit atop a 20 storey apartment building in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The developers had in mind a small jacuzzi like pool, surrounded by terraces. Wooden floating decks and beds were created on top of the shallow pools, further enhancing the sky lounge theme. All textures were […]


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SHH
Marylebone House


From the street, this six-storey, 10,000 sq ft Georgian town house in London’s trendy Marylebone area sits quietly nestled between buildings of similar size and grandeur.  But behind the polite exterior lies a highly original and quirky home, created to suit the personality and lifestyle of a private client (an international man of mystery!), by […]


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toc.designstudio
W5-Spa Club


The W5-Spa Club is located in the heart of the emerging city of Guangzhou / China, along the waterfront of the pearl river. The spa is organised on 2 levels. While the upper level accomodates the welcome area for the spa and the restaurant, the lower level is dedicated to fitness, spa and massage. The […]


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Studio Kalamar
Vivat Pool & SPA Complex


Located in Moravske Toplice, a spa town in north-eastern Slovenia, the spa annex of Hotel Vivat (designed by the same architect) is connected to the existing hotel via a communication axis comprising various public spaces, which leads along the new pools to the future hotel at the west edge of the site. To the south […]


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Ehrlich Architects
Zeidler House


Located on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the 3,500-square-foot Zeidler Residence arranges interior and exterior living spaces to maximize views, natural light, and ocean breezes within a subtle, sophisticated material palette. Designed for a retired couple with grown children, the house sits on a relatively flat corner lot with expansive views of the Pacific […]


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Saïa Barbarese Topouzanov Architectes
Expansion of Centre Sportif J.C. Malépart


In the past, the Sainte-Marie neighbourhood, a grid of streets lined with working-class housing, small shops, and industries, drew little attention as a centre of urban life. But gradually, at the corner of Rue Ontario and Rue Frontenac, a cultural centre, preceded by a Métro station and followed by a sports centre built nearby, became […]


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Eleni Kostika Architecture
Family House Revision & Pool for Art


This project is about a 3 storey house (650 sqm) built in the 70’s in the north suburbs, that needed to be totally revised in order to house a couple with their 3 children and a significant contemporary art collection. The house situated on a very sloping site possessed a conscious distinctive 70’s Athenian typical […]


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Daoust Lestage inc.
Cartierville Y Centre


Placemaking: The Y Centre is a pavilion glowing through a screen of vegetation. Located in an economically depressed neighborhood, the building becomes a beacon in the urban landscape. At night, the signature lighting and large glazed openings invite the community to take part in civic and athletic activities. By day, the white concrete block facade […]


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Jorge Mealha Arquitecto
House in Paço de Arcos


Located on an impressively sloping site in Paço de Arcos, a neighborhood of Lisbon facing the sea, this house proposes an arrangement of several solids trying to attenuate the overall mass due to a huge functional program requested by the client. A set of restrictive regulations, defined in the city council urbanistic project, from distances […]


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Gokhan Avcioglu – GAD
Exploded House


A House in Bodrum, Turkey. Bodrum is an Aegean, Mediterranean port-trade settlement with a history of more than three thousand years, including Hellenistic, Roman, Ottoman times. Ideas behind the design are: an explosion of parts-open plan for outdoor living-passive ventilation-rainwater as a natural cooling system – harmony with the landscape – Bodrum is a Mediterranean […]


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dEMM Arquitectura
Cerveira House


Located in the Portugal Northwest border, the Vila Nova de Cerveira House was designed for weekend use, promoting the relationship between interior and exterior,  integrating the astonishing surroundings on a glass interior. Emphasizing the equilibrium with the surrounding morphology, the horizontal volumes contrast with the stone coating of the basement floor, on a material and […]


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Smolenicky & Partner Architektur
Tamina Thermal Baths


Competition: The project for the Tamina thermal baths is the result of a two-stage competition from 2003. The aim of the first phase of the process was to coordinate the large pending architectural interventions in terms of town planning. Where should the new five-star hotel be located, where should the extension of the medical centre […]


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Davide Macullo Architects
Spa and Wellness Facilities at Elounda Beach Resort


This refurbishment project of the Elounda Beach Resort Hotel Crete penthouse into luxury spa and wellness facilities treats the internal and external spaces as a whole.  From the outset, the integration of the striking surrounding landscape has been the most important concern to the design development. The principle intention of the project is to ensure […]


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