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10 Homes With Large, Well-Ventilated Courtyards

Open and airy courtyards can create a sense of interconnectedness between indoors and outdoors.<p>Such commodious spaces can also help improve air circulation, encourage movement of cool breezes, and bring more natural light into a home. This makes it an energy-efficient design solution, particularly …

Architecture

This Small Apartment Is Filled With Creative Storage Solutions

Architect Prineas have designed this tiny apartment in Sydney, Australia, that fits everything into an interior that measures in at 236 square feet …

Marier les couleurs : les 6 pièges à éviter

Oser les <b>couleurs dans la déco</b>, c'est tendance. Mais attention à ne pas faire d'erreurs. Dans les intérieurs, certains mariages de teintes peuvent …

Décoration

Architect Spotlight: 12 Works by Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma

Having recently completed his first U.S. public commission in Portland—and with the stadium for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo underway—prolific and versatile Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is putting his stamp on the world of architecture.<p>Kuma's modernist interpretation of traditional Japanese …

Architecture

This House Uses Cobogo Blocks To Allow Light Inside While Maintaining Privacy

1:1 arquitetura:design have designed Casa Clara, a small house in Brazil for a couple and their child, that has a steel frame and a decorative block …

Chronotope Wall House / UnSangDong Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Time is trapped in space, yet space has lost time.<p>Time and space can’t exist alone so does humans.<p>Walls, …

Tainan Tung-Men Holiness Church / MAYU architects+

"I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God…<br>The city was laid out like a square, as long as it was wide…<br>The city does …

AZALA

With 1900 m2, and encircled by roads, the site adopts a very particular form of a drop of water, in result of the urban layout surrounding it. Located on the edge of an intercommunal highway, strategically positioned at a crossroads, it constitutes a true entrance of the city, leading to the future …

Modern On The Marsh

Cape Elizabeth, Maine<p>The owners of this property on the marsh, set out to create a home that maximized the 180 degree view that they had of the marsh. The lot is mostly free of trees and had a gradual grassy slope to it, and is a part of a small subdivision. The clients had many goals with the …

Architecture

Participatory Student Building Project Spinelli Mannheim / Atelier U20

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Due to bureaucratic procedures, refugees arriving in Germany are condemned to sustain a long period of …

Natural ventilation and light filters through this glittering perforated facade

The natural environment permeates through the faceted, perforated facade of this shopping center in Bangkok. Thailand-based studio Architectkidd …

How Architects Realized the Curving, Twisted, Slanted Walls in Toyo Ito's Mexican Museum

<i>This article is part of our 'Innovative Materials' series where we ask architects about the creative process behind choosing the materials they use</i> …

In the frame: 2017's standout designs from around the globe

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Oberholz Mountain Hut / Peter Pichler Architecture + Pavol Mikolajcak

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Peter Pichler Architecture, in collaboration with Arch. Pavol Mikolajcak, won a competition to design a …

Outdoor Spaces

The Art of Rendering: 6 Tips for Creating the Perfect Sky in Your Architectural Visualization

ALEX HOGREFE IS THE CREATOR OF VISUALIZING ARCHITECTURE, A BLOG DEDICATED TO EDUCATING PEOPLE IN THE ART OF ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION. HE IS ALSO PART OF RENDERING STUDIO DESIGN DISTILL, GENERATING UNIQUE AND COMPELLING ILLUSTRATIONS FOR ARCHITECTS AROUND THE WORLD.<p>In most cases, a sky can make …

Tutorials

Studio Gang, SANAA Among Winners of 2017 AIA Institute Honor Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) have named 18 architectural and interior projects as recipients of the 2017 Institute Honor Awards, the …

Architizer

CEMEX Building Award Finalists 2016 International Edition

For the International Edition of the CEMEX Building Award 2016, 62 finalists from 20 different countries in North America, South America, Asia and …

Villa 131 / Bracket Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Isfahan, at all times, has been a garden city, however, nowadays only a few gardens have survived. …

Architecture

Inside Songdo, The City Designed From Scratch To Be Sustainable

It’s one of several ways that the area–a massive new development about the size of downtown Boston, built from scratch over the last several …

Urban Design

3 Houses Are Sculptures In Their Own Right

These houses are sculptures in their own right.<p>1. <b>Firm</b>: Diego Arraigada Arquitectos<p><b>Project</b>: Brick House<p><b>Location:</b> Rosario, Argentina<p><b>Standout:</b> A digital …

MoDA brings an inverted condo to Calgary’s Bankview

A proposed 78-unit condo building is shaking up Calgary's speculative development model in a bid to bring families, diversity and a sense of community to a small corner of the inner-city neighbourhood of Bankview.<p>Village, designed by local architects Modern Office of Design + Architecture (MoDA) …

DAM Selects the Top 10 Architectural Books of 2016

The Frankfurt Book Fair and Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) have announced the results of the 2016 International DAM Architectural Book Award, …

The Ranch Mine clads Phoenix townhouses in brick, stucco and weathering steel

US studio The Ranch Mine has completed a residential development in central Phoenix that consists of a pair of matching buildings, each containing …

Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Leisure and Cultural Building / ArchSD

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> How can we build a tall modern building that reflects the past? We want to get away with the idea of a …

20 sneaky ways to hide your home's ugly bits!

Even the most beautiful, well thought out and perfectly tidy homes have unsightly bits that you might not think about or even notice, but guests will.<p>…

12 mistakes you make when setting up your home

In today's article we will deal with the pressing issue of errors in interior design, construction and overall decision making about the look of your …

Small-Space Solutions: 17 Affordable Tips from an NYC Creative Couple

Renata Bokalo and Roman Luba were in a bit of a renter’s rut. After 15 years of leasing their one-bedroom in New York’s Meatpacking District, they …