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Holiday home in the Algarve \ HILBERINK BOSCH architects

Holiday home in the Algarve \ HILBERINK BOSCH architects

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• January 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

In the Algarve, the south of Portugal, the transition from the coast to the hilly midlands is characterized by an ascending landscape. Historical agricultural structures, such as vineyards and orchards form an idyllic setting. We designed a holiday home for a Dutch principal on one of these typical plots with an old citrus- and olive […]

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Yoga studio \ SHKS Architects

Yoga studio \ SHKS Architects

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• January 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

This is a whimsical yoga studio by SHKS Architects. The project is carefully sited in a grove of Douglas Fir and provides a quiet place for exercise and contemplation. The building is set above the ground to lighten its footprint while its simple form provides an elegant counter point to the surrounding trees and landscape. […]

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Fashionable Apartment in Peak One \ AS Design

Fashionable Apartment in Peak One \ AS Design

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• January 27, 2013 • Comments (1)

The “Fashion” under the sunrise is more poetic. Designers Four Lau and Sam Sum have always wanted to design a fashion art-themed boutique hotel-style apartment, they think fashion elements should not be limited to use as clothing only. The homeowners of this design project are in the fashion business, and they even possess higher requirements […]

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The Spreewald Spa Hotel in Burg \ 4a Architekten GmbH

The Spreewald Spa Hotel in Burg \ 4a Architekten GmbH

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• January 20, 2013 • Comments (2)

4a Architekten create a feel-good hotel ambience with functionality, efficiency and sustainability in mind. Nature, wellness and design – these were the guiding principles for 4a Architekten when constructing the Spreewald Spa Hotel in Burg. Situated in the heart of the Spree Forest next to the Spreewald Therme spa, also planned and built by 4a […]

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House R in Hamptons \ ABIBOO Architecture

House R in Hamptons \ ABIBOO Architecture

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• January 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by ABIBOO Architecture, this 17,000 sq. ft. (1.600 m2) villa is located in a privileged area in the South-Hamptons with the sea surrounding the plot on two 2 different sides. The house belongs to a couple who uses the house during the summer with their relatives and friends. The family’s passion for boats inspires […]

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Canterburry 39 \ Sobrado + Ugalde ARCHITECTS

Canterburry 39 \ Sobrado + Ugalde ARCHITECTS

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• January 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

North of Mexico City, on uneven ground that only offers a few meters wide and 16 meters from the curb drop to the lowest point of the land is the home design Canterbury looking to take advantage of terrain. Following the landform we opted for a design that surprised from its entry because only from […]

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One Column House \ DiA Studio

One Column House \ DiA Studio

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• January 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

One Column House is an extension and refurbishment for an existing small old summer house on the shores of a Patagonian lake in the South of Argentina. The conditions of the existing house lack of an optimum spatial and functional distribution that could fulfill the needs and the manners that the summer house is being […]

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Superkilen received 2013 AIA NATIONAL HONOR AWARD

Superkilen received 2013 AIA NATIONAL HONOR AWARD

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• January 16, 2013 • Comments (2)

Superkilen masterplan designed by BIG + Topotek1 + Superflex has a great start to 2013 receiving a 2013 AIA NATIONAL HONOR AWARD and a citation as the best Urban Design in the Annual Design Review of ARCHITECT magazine. At almost a mile long Superkilen wedges through one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged […]

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Bridge House  \ 123DV architecture

Bridge House \ 123DV architecture

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• January 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

123DV architecture has completed a landscape full of surprises, Bridge House. The roads are lined with wildflowers. In summer, purple and yellow loosestrife are in bloom. Timber-framed farmhouses, enclosed meadows, ancient fields, and wonderful oak trees with their thick trunks turn your thoughts to days long gone. This villa is set in a newly developed […]

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Wool Rugs: Get Inspired

Wool Rugs: Get Inspired

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• January 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Does your living room lack a bit of warmth? Is it missing a bit of colour? Does it look a bit bare? Then a wool rug might just be exactly what you need to make your living space complete. Why wool rugs? Because they’re totally natural, they offers incredible comfort, they’re extremely durable, they’re naturally […]

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