Posts in: Architecture

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

Parkville Connect House – Joint Translucent Glass Atrium in Brick

Anton Giuroiu / January 14, 2017

Envisioned by Steffen Welsch Architects, Parkville Connect House is the name of an elegant joint translucent glass atrium in Melbourne, Australia, it represents the solution to a common problem for the establishment : the lack of light and transitional spaces in older homes, two modern essentials; the new design also adds the passive design principles thus offeringRead more

Cross-Laminated Timber Structure Wrapped in Brick by Amin Taha

Anton Giuroiu / January 14, 2017

Northern London nestles an interesting complex building, six apartments in a simple, sculpted silhouette defined by brick. In this shape distinct balconies are brought forward, wrapped in a natural material, wicker. The volume has been envisioned by Amin Taha Architects and it now features a cross-laminated timber structure, also known as a CLT structure in which layersRead more

The Three Cusps Chalet – Exceptional Historical Restoration in Portugal

Codreanu Andreea / January 12, 2017

When we think about Portuguese architecture during the 19th century we automatically link it to Brazil and its powerful influence, a symbiosis between the two cultures very clearly expressed in the following presented home.The Three Cusps Chalet by Tiago do Vale Architects rests in the immediate proximity of Braga’s Cathedral and expresses a colorful bright facade in itsRead more