Mountview Road Residence by B.E Arc…

Mountview Road Residence by B.E Arc…

[ad_1] Responding to the clients’ brief to create a new home with a sense of establishment, the Mountview Road Residence is designed as two distinct building types, one more traditional and the other more modern. There is a play between the two building types so that the front of the house is characterised by a restrained formality and the back is a casual open plan. The larger, central structure is a modern reinterpretation a traditional…

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Europe-Fast East Gallery by K. Inga…

Europe-Fast East Gallery by K. Inga…

[ad_1] © Krzysztof Ingarden The year 2015 marks twenty-eight years since the publication of Tygodnik Powszechny magazine’s interview in which Andrzej Wajda announced his intention to create a Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Kraków – a permanent venue for exhibiting Feliks ‘Manggha’ Jasieński’s collection of Japanese art. In 1994, during the opening of the new building, nobody would have thought that the new facility would initiate a whole series of the artist’s ideas…

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Townhouses at Macaulay Road by Squi…

Townhouses at Macaulay Road by Squi…

[ad_1] Squire and Partners has completed a development of three contemporary townhouses in Clapham, London SW4. The latest in a series of individual family homes by Squire and Partners – the last one being the award winning Mayfair House – this project is unusual as it is both designed and developed by the practice. The three townhouses occupy an area characterised by richly detailed traditional Victorian villas. Squire and Partners’ design approach draws on elements…

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Clos House by Marcelo Sarovic + Jea…

Clos House by Marcelo Sarovic + Jea…

[ad_1] Commissioned to design a home on a private golf course, the house is simultaneously an enclosed farm plot, like the French term clos (i.e. organized around a geometric structure that gives it unity and closure), and at the same time an object that is sensitive to the orientation of the sun, views and the horizon. The architects chose exposed concrete as the main material, with the idea of expressing the thickness of the slabs…

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Dior Boutique in Seoul by Christian…

Dior Boutique in Seoul by Christian…

[ad_1] © Nicolas Borel Christian de Portzamparc wanted the building to represent Dior and to reflect Christian Dior’s work. So the architect wanted the surfaces to flow, like the couturier’s soft, woven white cotton fabric. These surfaces, which soar into the sky and undulate as if in motion, crossed by a few lines, are made from long moulded fiber glass shells, fitted together with aircraft precision. In Seoul, where the quadrangular buildings align with the…

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