Posts in: Architecture

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

Epic Steel-Clad Fishing Cabin Designed by Olson Kundig Architects

Codreanu Andreea / January 18, 2017

The Sol Duc Cabin designed by Olson Kundig Architects  is a steel embraced cabin in Olympic Peninsula, Washington, USA. The purpose of the project was to create a shelter surrounded by wilderness that could offer both the feeling of protection and intimacy when such is required and to enhance the connectivity with the natural environment. The cabinRead more

Luxurious Modern Home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Codreanu Andreea / January 16, 2017

Floor to ceiling windows, green walls and expansive views of the pacific Bay define the following luxurious and extravagant home located in the marina of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The large villa has been created in the purpose of leisure, a vacation home expanded over 8 bedrooms, its personal home theater, Jacuzzi bathtubs and many more otherRead more

Sculptural Geometry Shapes a Wood Modern Residence in Estonia

Codreanu Andreea / January 16, 2017

An original shape follows, one inspired from the geometry of its site. Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid has conceived in Koidu Village, northern Estonia an unique architectural piece, folding an unfolding in different angles at every turn, powerful in stance and tone. Glass and wood merge into a contemporary design taking roots in geometrical forms, nesteling a large tall living space inRead more

Remote Transportable Modular House in Chile by Felipe Assadi

Codreanu Andreea / January 16, 2017

In a world where time is of the essence, modular housing has become more and more efficient. In this context,  Felipe Assadi has designed the Remote House, a prototype project of a rectangular habitat featuring a one story family home built in 45 hours and installed in six in the Región de Valparaíso, Chile.The elongated volume features aRead more

Oddly Extraordinary Redesign of Matai House in New Zealand

Codreanu Andreea / January 16, 2017

We are in a constant changing cycle, evolving and transforming the medium surrounding us. Parsonson Architects have taken a part into this ever changing scheme with the Matai House, an initially family home in Wellington, New Zealand. Contracted by a growing family, the architects have chosen to expand the simple central hallway, rooms on either side and backRead more

Kicking Horse Residence – Ski Lodge in British Columbia

Anton Giuroiu / January 14, 2017

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed a spectacular ski-in / ski-out lodge entitled Kicking Horse Residence that resides British Columbia, it includes ladders leading up and lofted sleeping areas with maple bunk beds. Two volumes conjure a home that nestles the sleeping area above the main garage, below a slanted ceiling. A striking dynamic look has been obtained with a cantileveredRead more

Swedish Home With a Sled Hill Roof by Street Monkey Architects

Anton Giuroiu / January 14, 2017

A sled roof and expansive deck space represent great attributes for Pulkabacken, a different home envisioned by Street Monkey Architects that has been constructed using prefabricated models on a hillside to shape an unique design. During summer months the establishment is camouflaged with grass thus creating beautiful walk-able terrace inviting inhabitants to spend time outdoors; winter months bring aRead more

Elegance in Culture Variety – Vino Veritas Eco-Gastrobar

Anton Giuroiu / January 14, 2017

Spanish Creative Practice Masquespacio has constructed the extraordinary in a special place entitled  Vino Veritas Eco-Gastrobar in Oslo, a project imagined in the Norwegian Capital that covers 198 square meters and attempts to fuse two different cultures in an elegant setting. The space is specialized in organic wines and tapas of Spanish origin. The restaurants now enjoys an airyRead more