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OVD525 / Three14Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> OVD525 is a private home located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town. The steep mountainside site boasts …

Vanishing Act: Mask House Provides a Secluded Space for Reflection Deep in the Forest

Sometimes buildings scream seclusion, especially those hidden within the woods of Upstate New York. As places of refuge and tranquility, these exclusive structures are often designed with an inherent privacy, separated as they are from the frenetic atmosphere of New York City.<p>For example, WOJR’s …

Architecture

Torquay Concrete House

A beautiful concrete house on the Victorian surf coast in Torquay, Australia. Idealised by Auhaus Architecture, the 4 bedroom family house has been …

International Center’s Design Infuses Utility with Symbolism

Dakar’s International Conference Center, designed by Turkish architectural group <b>Tabanlioglu Architects,</b> is a beautiful homage to the country’s …

luca poian forms proposes a brick-clad church in sydhavnen

<b>set to occupy a harbor site on the teglholmen penninsula in copenhagen, denmark, the church in sydhavnen and civic center proposal exemplifies a</b> …

This writer's shed was designed to be a quiet haven in the big city

WSD Architecture were commissioned by their client, an author and illustrator, to design and build a backyard shed where they could work, at the end …

Beautiful Houses: Villa Boreale

Today we will show you a clean and beautiful house in Charlevoix, QC, Canada, a project by CARGO Architecture. Pale tones, natural textures and lots …

Architecture

Creative Home Design! The Mima Light Floating House

Home is where the heart is, and today we get a look at a home that is where the art is. Today we get a look at the Mima Light Floating House, a …

Architecture

Yushu Administrative Centre / THAD

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Yushu in Qinghai is situated in the hinterland of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, withthe average elevation of …

Architecture

A Japanese style tiny house that's Passive House

We love Passive House or Passivhaus, the incredibly efficient building standard that sets an absolute limit on how much energy one can use per square …

Decorative Brick Shell Transforms Row House into Most Eye-Catching Building on the Block

The Vietnam-located <i>Cocoon House</i> is proof that a relatively simple idea can have a big impact on a structure's appearance. Designed by Landmak Architecture, the stylish home is the result of a redesign–the firm was tasked with renovating a red brick row house, but instead of keeping the original …

TED 2016: Warming huts will bring high design to a B.C. recreation area

Print<p>Related<p>VANCOUVER -- The two white fabric-covered wooden tunnel structures on a patio outside the TED conference look like a giant grub cut in …

archatlas: Greenbank Park HYLA Architects A courtyard on two levels sits in the center of this semi-detached house. On the first level, a frangipani tree sits in the middle of a pond, framed by a timber clad box. The double volume living room and the dining room wraps around this courtyard. The second story level of the courtyard lies over the dining area and in front of the master bedroom. The full height glass facade facing the courtyard is screened by interlocking vertical and horizontal timber members. The courtyard offers the house a lot of privacy as well as letting in light into the center of the house. It also acts as a buffer against noise from a major road a distance away. Images and text via HYLA Architects (via archatlas)

Non-profit group produces dignified disaster shelter

There are all sorts of shelters available for use in emergencies or after disasters and, like many of them, the Hex House is aimed at being low cost, …

Nonprofits

Shotgun Chameleon house in Houston designed to help its owners offset their mortgage

Taking influences from the vernacular houses of the southern US, this low-cost house in Houston by ZDES architects is designed to accommodate a …

How The Andes House’s Ensamble Project Uses Hardboard to Create Workspaces

Hardboard is a wooden fiberboard that is produced by compression at high temperatures, making a smooth and uniform surface. It is known for being …

Dizzying Heights: A mile-high skyscraper - CNN Style

Written by Stephy Chung, CNN<p>Rising like the Emerald City is a building that will not only dwarf the world's tallest skyscraper -- the Burj Khalifa in Dubai -- but double its height.<p>If built, the aptly named Sky Mile Tower by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and Leslie E. Roberson Associates …

Feeling of Distance House / Tsubasa Iwahashi|Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> They want to live comfortably while feeling the nature of the wind. And wherever in the house, they can …

Architecture

An Artist’s Studio Inspired By Camera Design

Austrian architect Christian Tonko designed Camera Lucida, a “small studio for drawing, painting and sculpture” that bidirectionally frames its own …

Clever Interiors Make the Most of Steep, Sloped Site in Japan

We've seen tiny Japanese houses over bakeries, ones built of hulking concrete, and ones entirely without interior walls, but this sloped house in the city of Kobe is in a class all its own. Designed by local architect <b>Tomohiro Hata</b>, this 123-square-meter, corrugated metal-clad house (that's about</b> …

Architecture

This Japanese House Has a Cozy 'Kangaroo Pouch'

You can always count on Japan for some creative architecture. This is House SH, a 936 square-foot townhouse that instead of having street side …

World's largest waste-to-energy plant proposed for Shenzhen

Danish firms Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects have won a competition to design the world's largest waste-to-energy …

Renewable Energy

Renovated Barcelona apartment plays to its strengths

We've seen several interesting and quirky renovations come from Spain lately, with the Didomestic, All I Own House, and Susaloon just a few examples …

Call for entries to National Trust's Croome Redefined competition

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> the UK's National Trust is calling upon designers to produce a visitor experience at a historic stately home, as part of its …

National Trust

Why we must learn to love brutalist architecture

Are you mad about concrete? Does you heart skip a beat when you walk through the foyer of the National Theatre? Do you plan day trips to Coventry Cathedral (with its hammered-concrete high altar) or Leeds University, where students look politely puzzled as you exclaim over their magnificent …

Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Katsura

At a seventeenth-century villa in Kyoto, a young photographer merged modernist vision with exquisite design. Thirty years later, he returned for a …

Articles about 8 show stealing skylights modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our latest stop in the Monogram Modern Home Tour took us to Atlanta, Georgia, where District Design Week at Westside Provisions...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for …

Architectural Watercolors of a Dreamlike Warsaw by Tytus Brzozowski | Colossal

<p>Architect and watercolorist Tytus Brzozowski imagines a dreamlike world where giant structures rest on towering stilts and trains seem to emerge …

Organic Vegetables Transformation Plant / Mabire Reich

<b>A Short Food Supply Chain Project.</b><p>Connecting organic vegetables production with catering is the project developed by the Pays de la Loire …

France

Great Fire: The grid system for London that never happened

<b>After London's Great Fire - 350 years ago this year - there were radical plans to transform the city. Modern architects have since used disasters as a chance to rebuild in a new way.</b><p>Sir Christopher Wren worked quickly.<p>His ambitious vision for a new London was submitted to King Charles II a little …