Posts in: Architecture

Villa Sunnanö – Swedish Lake View Villa by Murman Arkitekter

Anton Giuroiu / January 4, 2017

Villa Sunnanö a spectacular home that enjoys picturesque views towards a lake surrounded by a pine tree woodland, a painting envisioned and materialized by Stockholm-based architecture practice Murman Arkitekter. “The wings end with patio spaces that allow you to take advantage of the light and views in different directions.” Iconic home silhouettes sculpted with wooden blocks shapeRead more

Impeccable White Volume by Aires Mateus in Leiria

Anton Giuroiu / January 3, 2017

Sculptural, elegant and subdued to white, the house designed by architect Manuel Aires Mateus creates a really interesting indoor-outdoor play into the scenery as part of the establishment ought to be discovered below the ground level. The intimate white volume-home uses a traditional shape to sculpt the spare around it in the outskirts of Leiria in Portugal;Read more

Capilla Seashore Waterfront Chapel by Vector Architects

Anton Giuroiu / January 3, 2017

Chinese Architecture Practice Entitled Vector Architects materialized a contemporary waterfront chapel rooted in the traditional on the Bohai Coast in China. Expansive pure views towards the sea draw the individual in immersing him into a state of airiness and serenity that seems surreal. Vector Architects are an architecture practice born in 2008 in Beijing; the strong relationRead more

Wooden Summer Shelter in Kråkmora Holmaron, Stockholm Archipelago

Anton Giuroiu / January 3, 2017

A summer shelter nestled in Kråkmora Holmar Island envisioned for a young family by Stockholm-based design practice Claesson Koivisto Rune follows. It uses natural materials to express a modern, minimalist look that elegantly inserts the establishment in the surroundings of the island. The home overlooks the Baltic Sea gathering extraordinary views over the Stockholm Archipelago and it measuresRead more

‘Frederiksvej Kindergarden‘ by COBE Immortalized by Kim Høltermand

Anton Giuroiu / January 3, 2017

The work of Kim Høltermand always had a focus on architecture and landscape, in their details hidden in plane sight; immense entities worked with the extraordinary photographer, the likes of Apple, Behance, Adobe are three of his biggest clients yet his award-winning photographs have been featured in countless publications like Port Magazine, The Great Wide OpenRead more

Self-Contained Wooden Shell with a Cantilevered Form in Mount Kanin

Anton Giuroiu / January 3, 2017

Resilience was the attribute pursued in the design of the tiny self-contained wooden shell that follows. Extreme weather conditions on an exposed mountain site in a cantilevered volume is the extraordinary effort of multiple structural engineers. The small cabin contains glass and aluminium panels as well as cross-laminated timber, the mixture of elements develops overRead more

Aires Mateus Redefines a House in Portugal With White

Anton Giuroiu / January 3, 2017

Portuguese architecture practice entitled Aires Mateus successfully transformed an old abandoned building in the historic center of Alcobaça, Portugal. The establishment enjoys views over the river Baça; the spectacular results are all pure-white over three floors that extend with lateral structures on the first level to clad a concealed-walled garden bathing in white. The access is done throughRead more

Family of Snowboarders Enjoys A-Frame Mountainside Cabin by Scott & Scott

Anton Giuroiu / December 16, 2016

A well established format for mountainside cabin is the A-frame format and the Canadian based practice Scott and Scott recently reinterpreted the well known shape to disguise a wonderful retreat between neighboring 1970s chalets. The weekend retreat is now home for a family of snowboarders, the property resides near Vancouver. A sloping rock site shelters the residenceRead more