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Béres Architects reveals old stone walls in Hungarian guesthouse renovation

Béres Architects made the original stone walls the stand-out feature when renovating this apartment inside a 400-year-old building in the medieval …

Architecture

Compact self-sufficient house has a terraced roof garden

One can create a more self-sufficient home through a variety of ways: it might mean installing a system of solar panels or a way to harvest …

Architecture

Sports Youth Hostel / LAVA & WENZEL + WENZEL

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> It’s the new generation of youth hostels – <b>innovative, integrative<br>and international</b> - and has recently …

Juliaan Lampens, Jeroen Verrecht · Van Wassenhove House

One of the crucial houses designed by Belgian architect Juliaan Lampens in 1972 (completed in 1974). It was built for Albert Van Wassenhove, a …

Architecture

Residential Design Inspiration: Modern Concrete Homes - Studio MM Architect

Last weekend I was talking through design inspirations with a client and the idea of a concrete house came up. As we usually do in a Pre-Design …

Primaria Nuevo Continente / Miguel Montor

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> As a follow-up for the master plan in the school consolidation for The Nuevo Continente School Querétaro …

Faceted concrete corridor welcomes children to Taller Básico de Arquitectura's nursery

Children attending this nursery in Spain by Pamplona studio Taller Básico de Arquitectura enter through an angular concrete corridor carved out of …

Slatted timber doors unfold along house in Uruguay by Masa Arquitectos

Wooden panels open up in sections across the back of this concrete house in Uruguay, designed by local firm Masa Arquitectos.<p>Measuring 969 square …

Architecture

Arjaan De Feyter combines "light and warm materials" in converted brewery apartment

Built-in wooden units and sheer, full-height curtains soften the otherwise stark interior of this apartment located within a canalside regeneration …

Interior Design

Rancho El Descanso / RE+D

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site, which was originally a family ranch dedicated to the breeding of friesian horses, was adapted …

Eight thought-provoking design responses to mental health

For World Mental Health Day, we've rounded up eight designs that address the increasingly prevalent topic of mental wellbeing, including a hand-held …

A Peaceful Bavarian Retreat With Expansive Outdoor Terraces

Tucked in the village of Oberaudorf in Bavaria, Germany, Gut Feeling is a modern rental home that offers comfort and serenity at the foot of the Alps.<p>The narrow, wooden structure is divided across three levels with the kitchen, dining, and living areas occupying the first floor; the bedroom and …

Food & Dining

Office of Architecture includes rooftop bedroom suite in Brooklyn row house overhaul

Brooklyn-based Office of Architecture has completely gutted and expanded a local row house for an architect, jewellery designer and their two …

Thomas Heatherwick: "There was a real worry about whether we could get people to come inside"

In an exclusive interview with Dezeen, designer Thomas Heatherwick reveals how he overcame early fears that no one would visit the art galleries in …

Architecture

Friday Five with Drew Lang of Lang Architecture

<i>A couple of years ago, we were drooling over this eco-friendly cabin nestled in a forest in the Catskills, which left us curious as to who was behind</i> …

New Orleans

Aurora Arquitectos opens up 1970s apartment in Lisbon with angular skylights and folding walls

A long bright corridor punctuated by three wood-lined skylights spans this apartment in Lisbon, Portugal, which was been refurbished by local office …

Architecture

Adrian Elizalde and Clara Ocaña eschew tiles for timber in Barcelona apartment renovation

Spanish architects Adrian Elizalde and Clara Ocaña broke down walls to create an open-plan layout for this apartment in Barcelona's Eixample …

Interior Design

You'd Never Guess This Apartment is Under 500 Square Feet

One of the biggest challenges when designing a small home is how to separate the space into different uses without making it feel constricted or …

Living Rooms

Brick Apartment / Arhitektura AB objekt d.o.o.

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The apartment in the historical core of Maribor reveals the architectural beauty of the cities built at …

Architecture

How to hide ugly radiators

There are some aspects of your house that are no doubt less attractive than you would like them to be, but without investing some serious financial …

Sofa

Lounge Y / Nommo Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The construction site is a shared area of three houses, belonging to the same family, in a gated …

Design

Telheiras Apartment / Miguel Marcelino

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This apartment, built in the 80s, has problems that are typical of the architectural debilities of most …

BG Apartment / Francesc Rifé

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This dwelling is located at a key point of the city of Seville: next to La Maestranza bull ring and the …

Architecture

Alejandro Aravena on Moving Architecture "From the Specificity of the Problem to the Ambiguity of the Question"

<i>This interview with the winner of the 2016 Pritzker Prize, Alejandro Aravena, was published last year in Issue 31 of Revista AOA, a Spanish-language</i> …

Kaikado Café restaurant review - Kyoto, Japan

Hand-crafting copper, tin and brass tea-caddies since 1875, Kaikado has now also started brewing tea at its newly opened café, a short stroll from its small workshop and flagship store in Kyoto’s Kawarmachi district.<p>Housed in a 90-year-old listed building, the café serves an eclectic selection of …

Restaurants

Lovely Roof Garden Adorns Contemporary Home in Vietnam

The collaboration between Vo Trong Nghia Architects & ICADA led to the design of “<b>House in Nha Trang</b>“, which displays a striking green roof. The …

Vietnam

MMB – Umbau Müllerhaus Berlin / asdfg Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A good friend of mine bought an old house some years ago and asked us to develop a concept for its …

Vila Matilde House / Terra e Tuma Arquitetos Associados

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 2011, a young man reached out to us about the possibility of designing a house for his mother, a …

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