Posts in: Architecture

Finding Inspiration In A Nature Surrounded Studio

Codreanu Andreea / January 22, 2017

FLOAT Architectural Research and Design has conceived the following small wooden structure located next to the Marys River in Oregon as a writing studio for a philosophy professor. The key elements followed in the design were concerning the possibility of making the studio completely off grid whilst preserving the natural integrity of the location and site. The materials used hadRead more

Reconfigured Home With An Airy Fresh Interior Design

Codreanu Andreea / January 22, 2017

When you think of Spain, vibrant hues come to mind and cozy spaces. Yet the following design features light, open plans and contemporary designs.05 AM Arquitectura redesigned a single family home in order to adapt it to the contemporary needs of the inhabitants. “The original house had a classical distribution of spaces, separated according to theirRead more

Floating Into An Ecofriendly Design

Codreanu Andreea / January 22, 2017

A floating human habitat has been envisioned as an experiment between architecture group EKA Sisearhitektuur and the Estonian Academy of Arts Interior Architecture Department, which brought together students from Estonia, Iceland, Denmark, Latvia, and Lithuania.The Veetee (“Water Way”) was designed as a response to a flooding problem in Estonia when every year the water levels rise up to several metersRead more

Converting Historical Architecture In Berlin

Codreanu Andreea / January 22, 2017

When it comes to Historical architecture, the rules are quite strict and difficult to work with. Asdfg Architekten have found a method of integrating the history and architectural beauty of the 170 year old structure with a contemporary family home. In the restoration the entire light stone facade has been brought to life from a drawing fromRead more

Prairie Style Architecture Conjured in Canada

Codreanu Andreea / January 22, 2017

Open Form Architecture has conceived the following Prairie Style Architecture home in Montreal, Canada with the intent of preserving architectural details whilst transforming the interior design into a contemporary space, up to date yet still connected to its roots.The Du Tour Residence attacks the prairie architecture style through the usage of wood and exposed brick, all composedRead more

Brick Cube Nestling An Artist’s Studio

Codreanu Andreea / January 22, 2017

For a renown artist such as Le Duc Ha an equally visually and spatially impressive studio design was required.  The Terra Cotta Studio, located next to Thu Bon river in Quang Nam Province, central Vietnam has been expressed in the shape of a geometrical primal shape,a cube constructed out of brick lace doubled in theRead more

Modern Update On Cozy England Cottage

Codreanu Andreea / January 19, 2017

The following family cottage positioned in Kingston upon Thames, England  has received a modern update and extension by McGarry-Moon Architects to provide more space.The extension has been treated in a modern, contemporary design, but integrated with the existing cottage with the usage of wooden shades placed on the facade to filter light and create the feeling of aRead more

Slight Slope Long House in Targoviste, Bulgaria

Codreanu Andreea / January 19, 2017

Slight Slope Long House  in Targoviste, Bulgaria is a modern home envisioned by I/O Architects  as a massive horizontal block sinking into the ground. At a closer look you may notice that the slope of the terrain plays tricks on your perception of the volume. The slight dynamic of the architectural composition gives elegance to the volume.Read more

Modern Flat Filled With Greenery In Milan

Codreanu Andreea / January 19, 2017

AIM Studio has created a modern flat in Milan, Italy in a calm, neutral color scheme brought to life by the insertion of greenery. The entire space has well defined areas and benefits from lots of natural lighting. “The owner asked us to think about an elegant, fresh, flexible space that would communicate with numerous plants, theirRead more

Elegant Feminine Dallas Apartment by Laura Lee Clark

Anton Giuroiu / January 18, 2017

A sensible take on an apartment interior design in Dallas’s Museum Tower sculpts lavishness, elegance and airiness. Laura Lee Clark envisioned this space as her own home thus infusing the spirit of a vivid, candid personality. Different shades of pink in exquisite furnishings have been animated under sensual Nymph chandeliers by Koket, the intricate exotic chandeliers seems tornRead more

WATT – Eclectic Belgium Penthouse by DIFT

Anton Giuroiu / January 18, 2017

Ghent, Belgium nestles the extraordinary eclectic Belgium penthouse that follows, it was envisioned by DIFT and it contains four bedrooms situated on the level three of a building, an old office space vacant for years. The new suite is entitled WATT. Vintage interiors in an airy atmosphere have been sprinkled with contemporary and industrial elements that speak ofRead more

Splendid Eclectic São Paulo Apartment by RSRG Architects

Anton Giuroiu / January 18, 2017

RSRG Architects designed and completed the renovation of a 1,173-square-foot residence located in the Pinheiros area of São Paulo, Brazil; it is entitled João Apartment and it conjures a space filled with color through furniture along numerous plants and original artifacts gathered from all around the world. The renovation removed certain walls to emphasize the feeling of space, creatingRead more

Wooden Coastal Cabin Nestled Under The Northern Lights

Codreanu Andreea / January 18, 2017

As an architect, working with a beautiful environment is a treat, a wonderful opportunity of making a statement or, on the contrary, creating a balance between the natural and the insertion.The latter has been sought by Asante Architecture & Design which have created a small home for a chef on the coast of Norway, taking landscape andRead more

Bourgeois Lechasseur Architectes Redesigns Charming Cabane 217

Codreanu Andreea / January 18, 2017

We can all agree Quebec has some pretty impressive landscapes to offer and the following cabin takes advantage of it positioning in the  Ste-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier. Redesigned by Bourgeois Lechasseur, Cabin 217 represents a wonderful example of how architecture can merge with the local and with the natural. The architects had the difficult job of reviving and old rusticRead more

Sea View Wooden Cabin in Norway by Rever & Drage Architects

Codreanu Andreea / January 18, 2017

Rever & Drage Architects  have conversed a dilapidated 1950’s building  into what is now called Cabin Straumsnes, a home located in Straumsnes, Tingvoll, Norway. The connection with the impressive natural surroundings has been their key priority as well as composing a contemporary design that managed to merge with the natural and not feel intrusive. ” The result isRead more