Archive for January, 2013

Family House in Cernošice \ Grido

Family House in Cernošice \ Grido

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• January 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

The 5+1 room detached house is located in the residential area of a small town close to Prague. Its narrow and sloping site is shaping the building. The form gently follows the contours of the slope in order to maximize the connection of interior with exterior. Lining up the rooms of the house along the […]

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Viktoria - Multi-purpose building \ Grido

Viktoria – Multi-purpose building \ Grido

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• January 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

At some point, every project is subject to compromise. A compromise between the developer’s requirements and the site’s potential, between the architect’s idea and the construction company’s abilities. Architecture is about finding a compromise. Multipurpose building Viktoria is located on a complicated site in Bratislava’s city center – at the frontier of two different worlds […]

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Elementary School in Velká Chuchle \ Grido

Elementary School in Velká Chuchle \ Grido

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• January 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

The new building adds 6 classrooms, toilets and dressing room to the existing school building dating from modern era of the last century. The old building represents an exemplary antetype of the school object. The new extension is designed to leave it its importance and endorse it by the shape. Though it respects the old […]

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Five AM gives shipping containers a second lease of life

Five AM gives shipping containers a second lease of life

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• January 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

At the end of 2012, printing office Drukta and mailing company Formail moved into their new building. Not a new build, but a former textile company’s warehouse, spanning 4.000 sqm. For their office space, both companies were looking for a solution which needed to fit their needs and budget. At the same time, they really […]

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H-House (Hyun Deok Jae) \ Sae Min Oh of bang by min emerging design group

H-House (Hyun Deok Jae) \ Sae Min Oh of bang by min emerging design group

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• January 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

South Korean design architect Sae Min Oh 0f bang by min emerging design group designed the H-House (Hyun Deok Jae). It was awarded ‘The 30th Seoul Architecture Prize in 2012’ and ‘Korea Interior Design Best Awards 2012’. Located at the alley of Seongbuk-dong where community of village has formed for a long time, ‘H-House’ is […]

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Make A Modern Home With Sliding Doors

Make A Modern Home With Sliding Doors

• January 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Interior design is about much more than paint colours, furnishings and flooring. While these are often the areas upon which people fixate, a modern design aesthetic really requires that some attention be paid to the more fundamental components of the property. After all, a chrome and white tile kitchen, no matter how lovely, is still […]

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Eco-Efficiency Doesn't Mean Compromising on Style

Eco-Efficiency Doesn’t Mean Compromising on Style

• January 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

As energy efficiency becomes more essential to our homes, it makes sense that in future interior design trends will change to reflect this. Already many modern homes, which are made to be as green as possible, are finding ways to make energy efficiency as stylish as possible – from using natural materials wherever possible in […]

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Senior Residence in Estepona \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

Senior Residence in Estepona \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

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• January 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

The intervention develops the necessary adaptions to reuse an old abandoned building like a senior residence. We propose a better relation between the garden-courtyard space and the building by itself, and the improvement of the principal access. We facilitate the movements in the parcel with clarity for its users. The access to the hall is […]

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Ubojnia & XII collection\ WAMHOUSE

Ubojnia & XII collection\ WAMHOUSE

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• January 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

WAMHOUSE of Karina Wiciak recently has designed Ubojnia & XII collection. The collection consists of 12 thematic interior designs, together with furniture and fittings, which in each part will be interconnected, not only in terms of style, but also by name. This is a combination of design and art.

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Lausanne Jardins 2014 Competition: The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao by Balmori Associates

Lausanne Jardins 2014 Competition: The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao by Balmori Associates

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• January 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

In December, the ‘Jardin Urbain’ Association together with the Town Council of Lausanne announced that Balmori Associates is on the shortlist to create one of twenty-five mobile gardens in Central Lausanne, Switzerland. Selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, Balmori enters the second phase of the competition with the task to re-use an existing […]

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