Tag: Landscape architecture

Aphrodite's Lounge \ LK Architects

Aphrodite’s Lounge \ LK Architects

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• August 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The existing villa is typical of the real estate boom in Cyprus. The main goal was its upgrade and the addition of some external floor space, essential for the Mediterranean climate. A new platform was constructed at the main level of the house, projecting as much as possible over the cliff in order to offer […]

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Ty Pren Eco-House \ Feilden Fowles

Ty Pren Eco-House \ Feilden Fowles

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• August 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Situated in the midst of the Brecon Beacons, South Wales, this new build house was designed as an exemplar model of sustainable domestic architecture. It combines a passive solar design strategy, locally sourced materials and a vernacular form. The site lies within a conservation area and Green Field site on the border of the Brecon […]

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KHNP Headquarters \ H Architecture

KHNP Headquarters \ H Architecture

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• July 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

Located in the mountainous landscape of Gyeongju, South Korea, the Korea Hydro Nuclear Power Headquarters avoids becoming an obtrusive landmark tower in order to respect the geographic and historic aspects of the site. A simple, clean design that represents the rich culture of Gyeongju also becomes a symbol of KHNP as the creator of the […]

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Villa Alsakys \ YCL city design & architecture lab

Villa Alsakys \ YCL city design & architecture lab

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• June 30, 2012 • Comments (1)

YCL city design & architecture lab designed the Villa Alsakys. I hide low so they can gaze into and beyond your waters. I landed on your shoulders so I could shade you from the rain and winds. YCL city design & architecture lab Villa Alsakys – a summer house near Trakai, Lithuania. It sits above […]

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OASE \ x architekten

OASE \ x architekten

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• June 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Austria-based architectural firm x architekten designed the OASE located in Linz, Upper Austria. Task: The temporary centre of pastoral care in the diocese of Linz, located on the steel company voestalpine’s site, was built decades ago and had to be pulled down due to its poor condition. The new building is designed to create good […]

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Female Prison in Iceland \ OOIIO Architecture

Female Prison in Iceland \ OOIIO Architecture

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• June 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

OOIIO Architecture recently has designed the Female Prison in Iceland. How to build a prison that doesn’t look like a prison? For designing this project we decided to start asking to people that lives and work on real prisons. That was the first step on the design process!. And we end up with the conclusion […]

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Bluepoint Condos \ Paul Raff Studio

Bluepoint Condos \ Paul Raff Studio

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• June 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Named after the lookout point where it is being built, the Bluepoint Condos development capitalizes on its phenomenal location. It overcomes the challenges of a compact, steeply sloped hillside with highly efficient land use and a terraced configuration. Thus, it offers an extraordinary panoramic vista to all buyers. Designed by the multi-award winning architecture firm […]

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L-House \ Architects Collective

L-House \ Architects Collective

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• June 6, 2012 • Comments (1)

Living surrounded by the brilliance of natural light The new home for a young family is located on the outskirts of a small settlement in the South of Austria’s Burgenland region and is harmoniously placed into the hilly landscape. The traditional and typical L-shaped floor plan of the region was developed further in an imaginative […]

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Video: Elements by William Kaven Architecture

Video: Elements by William Kaven Architecture

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• May 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

William Kaven Architecture announces release of Elements, a short film by Creative Director Daniel Kaven, that was lensed at one of the acclaimed design studio’s dwellings under construction on a dramatic perch in rural Mosier, Oregon. The picture which runs 1m 15s, visually explores Elements in the context of the Columbia River Gorge, an 80 […]

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La Peña House \ R-ZERO Arquitectos

La Peña House \ R-ZERO Arquitectos

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• May 17, 2012 • Comments (2)

Sited in Valle de Bravo on a property of 1117 square meters, this house is a project at the bottom of the cliff that highlights and frames the beautiful great lake views from within. Due to the irregular ground where it is located, it has been solved in three levels to also blend into the […]

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