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ARCO Arquitectura Contemporánea
Artisanal Bistro


Located in the traditional Condesa area, that in the last years has become one of the cultural and gastronomic references in Mexico City, Artisanal Bistro is introduced as a new possibility that stands out in the wide variety that the zone has to offer. The challenge for ARCO Arquitectura Contemporánea was to create a high […]


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Ian Moore Architects
Fink House


This is a renovation of an 1840s heritage listed sandstone cottage which was substantially added to in the 1980s. The front of the house could not be altered and any addition was not to be visible above the existing ridge line. The interior of the cottage, including its sandstone walls, was in poor condition, so a strategy […]


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MUS architects
CIRCLE


Idea In the task space functional elements were detached and freely diffuse as a separate blocks. Configuration have been modified with respect to spatial arrangement , functional aspects, dimensions and ergonomics. Received composition of elements have been twisted around by thread. The thread snaked along whole apartment, wrap round the functional elements, (through) ceiling, visual […]


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Key Operation Inc. Architects
House Meguro


A Home Built with Living-Room Compartments A parcel located in a dense residential neighborhood near Shimizu Pond Park in Meguro-ku, Tokyo, was divided into three lots. One 4.3-by-10.8 meter lot (46.5 m2) has afforded a compact home with extended floor space of 71 m2 for a married couple and their child. Three levels consumed 17m2 for […]


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Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
Tree Hotel in Harads


A tree hotel in the far north of Sweden, near the small village of Harads, close to the polar circle. A shelter up in the trees; a lightweight aluminium structure hung around a tree trunk, a 4x4x4 meters box clad in mirrored glass. The exterior reflects the surroundings and the sky, creating a camouflaged refuge. The […]


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Key Operation Inc. Architects
Flat Double Decker


Renovation of a 20-year-old condominium unit, single bedroom and kitchen, 30m2, aimed for creation of a common living and dining area together with individual space for privacy for two residents: a single parent and child. The existing room partitions were removed to create one large space, and a lime-green bunk bed  for the residents was placed […]


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Randy Brown Architects
River Probes


Nebraska gets its name from the archaic Otoe words Ñí Brásge, pronounced [ˌɲĩˈbɾaskɛ] meaning “flat water”, describing the rivers that flow through the state. The rivers of Nebraska may be the states greatest natural resource. The rivers and streams provide a variety of fish and offers habitate for the ducks, pheasant, water fowl and Nebraska’s fur […]


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OneByNine studio
Invader apartment


In Hong Kong, where space is at a premium, the OnebyNine studio architects took on the challenging brief to help design a limited 32 square meter apartment. Lukasz Wawrzenczyk and Ewa Koter; architects originally from Poland but now working in Hong Kong, were tasked with integrating standard European program without compromising comfort of living as […]


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De Castelli
Cottage n.1


A new way to consider the classical cottage-box room for outdoors thanks to the careful conceptual restyling and to the characteristics of the constructive materials, undisputed protagonists along with the minimal design. Therefore not only functionality, but also aesthetical agreeability for Cottage n°1, project in which the external shell in corten steel meets  natural fir […]


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FRENTEarquitectura
mini-studio


A small gesture at the top of the façade produces a size changing triangular shadow throughout the day, providing movement to the volume. FRENTEarquitectura Is a Mexican architectural practice formed by young profesionals whose main goal is to create innovative and “Responsable Architecture”, respons-able meant as the “ability to respond” (to give a clever answer […]


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Patrick Frey & Björn Götte
Summerhouse Piu


German architect Patrick Frey has designed this Summer House in collaboration with Björn Götte. According to the architect, the 750 square-foot two-bedroom wooden prefab cabin can be used as a vacation home, studio space, home office or even a primary home. “The summerhouse Piu is a modern pre-fabricated wooden house with an unusual design and […]


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stación-ARquitectura Arquitectos + Comunidad Vivex
Módulo 10×10


Modulo 10×10 is a social project made to cover the necessity of housing for poor families in Mexico, also to be used in emergency cases for catastrophic situations. The intention of the project is to develop aprototype of an alternative constructive system exploring materials and low cost construction methods, based on the recycle of panels […]


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in.it.studios
Garden Home


The site – the rear of a detached home in Kent, England, offers a unique contemporary living space for a couple who required additional room for elderly loved ones.  The 2 bedroom home provides 98 sq/m of independent living space for the elderly parents and offers a solution for bringing the family together whilst providing […]


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MuFF Co.,Ltd.
Memphiskyodai


It is a bar located in a shopping district in Shimokitazawa. Looking at  the bare dismantled concrete space, we decided to carefully minimize what we added to the space. For the interior design of the store, materials and colors were purposefully selected to be simple and minimalist. The architects balanced with scrupulous care what to […]


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Redo Studio
Linear Perspective


The main task of the project was to transform the gathering of cramped rooms into one spacious volume, without breaking their functional role. In other words – to coordinate typical two-room apartment with up-to-date idea about comfort, not forgetting about bachelor habits that demand the most progressive decisions. It was due to reshape literally each […]


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Maurice Padovani
Le Prado


Located by the beaches of the Prado in Marseilles, this former smallholding flanked by a stable was renovated in three steps. At the very end of the nineties, the young family setting up on the first floor gladly agreed to the two children sharing the same room for a time. The volume is then entirely […]


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Redo Studio
Fifth angle


Sooner or later in the each person’s life there comes a moment when it’s time to go further on a new step of private relations. This step isn’t always ahead of this person. A new step, a new life, a new view from the window, a fresh breath in a new way. Everything will begin […]


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Kjellgren Kaminsky Architect
Villa Nyberg


Sustainable features: Passive house standard, solar panels, energy simulation, investigated sustainable materials. In 2009 the architects produced Swedens first series of passive house designs. Our goal is to make this environmentally friendly building technique available for all. In 2010, Villa Nyberg was developed and built from our design for the Passive House; ‘Villa Atrium’. It […]


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Mizuishi Architects Atelier
House in Horinouchi


This is a very small house built on the triangle site where the river and the road were crossed and made to the acute angle.For the dead-end road, it became a plan in various regulations for obtaining special permission. Residents are husband and wife and a little girl. Although it was a novel site of […]


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Bloot Architecture
Garden Pavilion


A building-permit-free garden studio in Voorburg, the Netherlands, to be used by the client as  office space and a place for guests to stay.  The size of the garden, a brick shed to be maintained, a  restricted construction budget and the limitations in height and footprint because of building without a permit, are all of […]


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