Tag: Courtyard architecture

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brooks + Scarpa Architects has designed the Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts in Los Angeles, California, USA. The building is inspired by the series of paintings by the British artist Patrick Hughes titled, “Perspectivity”, whose paintings appear to be ever changing and physically moving while being viewed.  At Cherokee the main architectural feature of this project is […]

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Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

The several awards winning project Step Up on Fifth by Brooks + Scarpa Architects was designed to accommodate 46 studio apartments, ground level retail space and subterranean parking. The building is loaded with energy-saving and environmentally materials/devices with 71% recycling rate achievement. The front facade is designed with a series of water jet cut aluminum […]

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House in Kitasaya | Terminal01

House in Kitasaya | Terminal01

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• February 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese studio Terminal01 has completed a house in Kitasaya located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan. “void” was placed at the center of the house, which is the main space of the house. This space is open up to the sky…family can feel the cycle of the seasons, weather, light, and so on, through this void space, […]

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House in Jardim Pernambuco 2 | Progetto Arquitetura

House in Jardim Pernambuco 2 | Progetto Arquitetura

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• January 31, 2011 • Comments (1)

Brazil-based architectural firm Progetto Arquitetura designed the house in Jardim Pernambuco 2. + Architect’s statement by Progetto Arquitetura +What was the guideline of the project? The guideline was to promote a maximum integration between the internal and the external areas, using a contemporary language. +Please comment the implementation of the Project in the site area. […]

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Triangular House | WE Architecture

Triangular House | WE Architecture

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• January 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

The Triangular House by WE architecture was designed and developed based on the characteristics from both colonial and original housing in Ecuador. The house seeks to join these two building styles into a contemporary house. A house which is organized around a triangulated green patio always giving you the sense of being close to nature […]

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Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• January 4, 2011 • Comments (1)

American studio Platform for Architecture + Research has designed the Desert House located in La Quinta, USA. We aimed to contain land disturbance by siting the villas within their natural topography as much as possible. We also developed more compact building footprints by increasing outdoor living spaces that take advantage of the temperate, sunny climate. […]

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Cyan/PDX Building | THA Architecture + GBD Architects

Cyan/PDX Building | THA Architecture + GBD Architects

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• December 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Portland, Oregon, the Cyan/PDX Building by THA Architecture and GBD Architects has recently opened its doors to offer urban residents a new mode of high density, sustainable living in the heart of downtown. As a LEED Gold-certified high rise, Cyan meets a growing demand for an environmentally conscious, affordable urban lifestyle. Through strategic detailing […]

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The Extension and Alterations of a Private House | Tamir Addadi Architecture

The Extension and Alterations of a Private House | Tamir Addadi Architecture

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• November 28, 2010 • Comments (0)

London-based studio Tamir Addadi Architecture recently has completed the extension and alterations to a private house. The main aim of the project was to create a sense of unity between the back garden and the house, allowing nature to play a significant part in the daily activities of the family. The site of the project […]

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"WEBART" Office | OneByNine studio

“WEBART” Office | OneByNine studio

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• November 26, 2010 • Comments (1)

“WEBART” Office is OneByNine studio‘s latest completed project situated in Warsaw’s Grochow area, Poland. The Grochow area is a multifunctional district with various functions: industrial zones, multi family housing, recreational parks and sport facilities. The building is located on Kamionkowska street, among its specific mid-scale housing and office surroundings. The longer side is situated along […]

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Dwelling in Avila | A-cero

Dwelling in Avila | A-cero

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• November 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

Designed by Spainish architectural studio A-Cero, a dwelling of generous proportions developed over a single storey to facilitate the indoor-outdoor connection and to make the most of the environment in which it stands. Surrounded by meadows, tree groves, chestnut, pine and oak trees and wildlife represented by stags, wild boar and roe deer, the edifice […]

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