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Skapa updates prefabricated Norwegian seafront house with glazed walls

Oslo-based architecture office Skapa has transformed a tired villa near the Norwegian capital into a contemporary home featuring full-height glazed …

12 Functional Modern Home Libraries

It's often said that rooms are furnished by books. In fact, it's even the title of a novel by Anthony Powell—Books Do Furnish a Room.<p>However, book storage sometimes tends to be an ad hoc affair and can cause clutter if not organized in a way that makes sense for the owner. Here is a selection of …

How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem

Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.<p>George Marrone was helping a friend look at houses when he stumbled upon a rare find: an obsessively maintained, well-loved midcentury gem that needed some work. Not a …

A Sleek Resort in a Japanese National Park Reinterprets Tradition

Located in Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu suggests a modern interpretation of traditional Edo-period farmhouses.<p>Amanemu is a luxury resort designed by the Australian firm Kerry Hill Architects and built as part of the Aman group, an upscale hotel brand. The resort's buildings present striking …

8 Times Historical Architecture Took a Walk on the Modern Side

Traditional architecture is something that can and should be preserved whenever possible. However, modern living demands change, and sometimes preserving the past means making way for something entirely new.<p>Adding a contrasting modern wing to a historical structure seems to be all the rage, proving …

Hamburg: Springer Quartier für 400 Mio. Euro verkauft

Der von den Architekten gmp von Gerkan Marg und Partner entwickelte Entwurf für das Springer Quartier.<p>Quelle: Momeni, Urheber: gmp von Gerkan Marg …

How to Pick the Most Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors

With doors and windows that are as energy-smart as they are beautiful, Western Window Systems makes prioritizing energy efficiency a breeze.<p>Visually stunning windows and doors are a cornerstone of thoughtful modern design, and they can dramatically change the way a home appears from the outside – …

How to Buy a Shipping Container

You've decided to join the shipping container revolution. Your plans are drawn up, your site is prepared, and your welding torch is ready to transform a discarded steel box into the durable, stylish, and sustainable home of your dreams. Now what? To help you get started, we asked architects, DIY …

A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.<p>Foraying into small space architecture with an aim of helping to alleviate the housing market, Bill Yudchitz of Revelations Architects and his son Daniel Yudchitz built this 325-square-foot …

Claesson Koivisto Rune's Scandinavian Prefab Prototype

Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration of the prefab home, combining time-honored Scandinavian touches with the studio’s signature polished aesthetic.<p>The incredibly prolific Stockholm studio Claesson Koivisto Rune first delved into prefabricated architecture in 2008 with …

Rekordvolumen beim Handel mit Logistikimmobilien

Unternehmen | 05.06.2018<p>von Poll expandiert mit Deutscher Beteiligung<p>Quelle: Immobilien Zeitung, Urheber: Peter Dietz<p>Der Franchisemakler von Poll hat …

750 Years in Paris Illustrates the Historical Transformation of the City

French illustrator Vincent Mah <b></b>has long been fascinated by the narratives that cities and their architecture offer to the observer, providing glimpses into our history. Walking through the streets of Paris, Mah began to develop the idea of creating a book that relied on imagery alone to tell the …

France

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Living Green Walls Bring Jungle Vibes Into a Brazilian Apartment

Near Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil, is an incredible triplex apartment that brings the green of the park indoors.<p>In order to visually connect different programs throughout all three levels of the apartment, Mariana Andersen and Mariana Guardani of São Paulo-based firm Casa14 Arquitetura …

Bauernhof umgebaut zum Loft: Vorher-Nachher auf einen Blick: Ein Loft auf dem Land

Chalet GRAND-PIC

Année de construction : 2017<br>Localisation : Austin (Qc) Canada<br>Superficie : 1464p2<p>une expérience de symbiose unique entre nature et architecture.<p>La …

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In Licht getaucht: Chalet GRAND-PIC

Die Gestaltung des Ferienhauses ist von traditionellen Formen inspiriert. Die Eigentümer des Chalets wünschten sich einen Raum, der die umgebende …

A Renovated Usonian Gem Shows Off Modern Organic Architecture

Originally built in 1952, the Masson House gets an addition and renovation that honors Frank Lloyd Wright's intent and vision.<p>The idyllic community of Usonia in Pleasantville, New York, has become a defining marker of Frank Lloyd Wright’s career and a historic icon in American architecture. Built …

Watch Out For These Two Kitchen and Bath Trends in 2018

For the rooms we agonize over most, Dwell presents a timely focus on velvety matte-black finishes and space-saving fixtures and appliances.<p>Kitchens and baths are notoriously expensive and time-consuming to update, so they tend to evolve slowly. But like tectonic shifts, when changes in style do …

Kitchens

Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City

Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.<p>Michele and Jamie Darnell’s house sits at the edge of one thing and the beginning of another. Perched on a bluff with the former Kansas City Livestock Exchange and a knot …

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What Are Eichler Homes and Why Do People Love Them?

If it's oozing with California midcentury-modern design—complete with wood paneling, gabled ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling glazed walls—it just might be an Eichler home.<p>Eichler houses, found throughout Northern and Southern California (and even outside of New York City), are some of the most …

Our Daydream of Living on an Untouched Island Comes True in Washington

Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.<p>Although there was no home on this piece of rugged shoreline in Washington State’s San Juan Islands National Monument, a couple held strong ties to the site. They had owned the land for seven years by the …

Deutscher Mieterbund: Mieten dürften 2018 weiter steigen

1 / 10<p><b>Platz 10: Hamburg</b><p>Die Hansestadt schafft es wie im Vorjahr noch in die Top Ten. Der Hafen und Unternehmen wie Beiersdorf und Airbus sorgen an …

Zusammenhang von Nachweis und Vertragsschluss entscheidet

<b>Premium-Inhalte</b> nur für registrierte Nutzer<p>Sie besuchen die IZ derzeit als <b>nicht registrierter Nutzer</b>. Um diesen Inhalt lesen zu können, registrieren …

Kampf gegen Monopole: Geht es Amazon und Google an den Kragen?

Eine neue Bewegung macht mobil gegen den endlosen Fusionsreigen - und die Allmacht von Google und Amazon.

7 Multipurpose Sheds and Studios That Upgrade the Backyard

Whether it be for utility, storage, a studio, or a guest retreat, a backyard abode provides an opportunity to create architecture on the micro-scale with simple materials, pure forms, and special details.<p>Below, we round up seven of our favorite examples of small structures making a big …

Dwell’s Top 10 Outdoor Spaces of 2017

These rooftops, courtyards, patios, and gardens are a breath of fresh air.<p>When designed well, the built environment refers back to our natural surroundings, bringing balance, awareness, and energy to our lives. The outdoor spaces presented below are vital to the day-to-day experience—in one …

Find Sanctuary in This Chalet in the Italian Alps

La Pedevilla blends traditional and contemporary elements in the alpine landscape of South Tyrol, Italy.<p>Nestled in the Dolomite mountains of northeastern Italy, La Pedevilla is a modern cousin to the traditional farm homes dotting the picturesque hamlet of Pliscia. Its larch wood cladding, painted …