Category: Architecture

Designing Foligno : from history to Utopia | Studio KUADRA

Designing Foligno : from history to Utopia | Studio KUADRA

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Area 8 – The Bella island To mark the bicentenary of the death of Giuseppe Piermarini, ( Foligno, 18th July 1734 – 18 February 1808), the architect of the Scala opera house in Milan, the Minister for Art and Culture and the “National Committee for the Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Death of Giuseppe […]

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Guest House | Paratelier

Guest House | Paratelier

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• May 12, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Portugal, the recently completed Guest House by PARATELIER designed to integrate into the area of sand dunes near the Atlantic Ocean, it functions as a temporary house for guests, parking area and agricultural storage for agricultural activities. Location In the vast nature reserve of “pinhal da Comporta” recognized for its typical coastal habitat of […]

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Apartment in Katayama | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect

Apartment in Katayama | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect

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• May 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

As the apartment has ‘A room arrangement matching that of the window pattern’, the part that was once unavoidable has now become a large subject of the design. Taking the challenge of a small apartment within those conditions, whilst dealing with a strict budget, the Katayama apartment was born. The Katayama Apartment is a small […]

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Residence in Matsugaoka | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect

Residence in Matsugaoka | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect

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• May 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Mitsutomo Matsunami has designed a private residence in Matsugaoka, Hyogo-prefecture, Japan. The design was developed and based on client’s brief which are to create visual privacy, even if the site is surrounded by adjacent houses. to provide a place where to enjoy view of Satsuki Mountain to create the sense of spaciousness, and […]

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Ashburton House | PHOOEY Architects

Ashburton House | PHOOEY Architects

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• May 10, 2011 • Comments (3)

Recently completed by Australian architectural practice PHOOEY Architects, this new double storey four bedroom house rests in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. All the public and private spaces have a variety of long views oriented towards the scenic parkland. Depending on the rooms location and aperture, the parkland is captured in a different light. Sunlight […]

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Boundary House | BKK architects

Boundary House | BKK architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

Boundary House by BKK architects is a private house in Melbourne Vic, Australia, the placement of the existing residence on the site presented a series of rather awkward residual spaces. The brief was to increase the size of the residence and retain a sense of landscape. Orientation of the residence meant that the existing kitchen […]

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Beached House | BKK Architects

Beached House | BKK Architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

Entering this home begins with the decision to leave the city. The recurring ritual that plays out in the journey to the holiday home is integral to the conception of this house: the car and its contained interior; the stop off for provisions in the last town before arrival; getting out and unchaining the entry […]

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Enclave House | BKK architects

Enclave House | BKK architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (2)

Designed by Australian firm BKK architects, this project has been undertaken for a couple and their children of varying ages. It includes alterations to an existing Edwardian House and a new separate studio to the rear of the site. The house is designed so that the spaces within and around the house will be adaptable […]

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The Number House | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

The Number House | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

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• May 8, 2011 • Comments (3)

The Number House by Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates is the residential project which is comprising of 4 houses located in Hozumidai, Osaka, Japan. This is a mass-produced type ready-built house often developed on a large scale, and as such, has the advantage of producing entire housing of rows. In many cases, as the appearance […]

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Barcelona Rock Hostel | Hugon Kowalski UGO architecture & design

Barcelona Rock Hostel | Hugon Kowalski UGO architecture & design

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (1)

Shared by Hugon Kowalski of UGO architecture & design, HGO proposed this Barcelona Rock hostel for Barcelona 2011 Bohemian Hostel for Backpackers international competition. For this competition consisted of designing a 100 tall tower -hostel that  includes relaxation areas, stores, cafe and at the same time creates a new landmark in the city of Barcelona. […]

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