Tag: Timber

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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SGNW House \ Metropole Architects

SGNW House \ Metropole Architects

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• July 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

Clean architectural lines with a warmth and Zen like ambiance. The clients requested that we create a dream house for their site in the Zimbali forest estate. Several bodies of water, including Koi ponds, water features and a rimflow swimming pool appear to coalesce into one, and flow through the house and out into the […]

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HANS House \ Michael Ong Design Office

HANS House \ Michael Ong Design Office

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• July 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

The client’s brief was to design a home which played an active role in their everyday life, rather than a static shell. Our aim was to develop a design which engages with the rituals and the growth of this young family; blending the external and internal spaces to create movement and life in the environment. […]

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House in Kyobate \ Naoko Horibe

House in Kyobate \ Naoko Horibe

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• June 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Naoko Horibe recently has completed the House in Kyobate, Japan. This home for a family with young children centers around a Japanese-style mezzanine with tatami flooring. Extending out into the first floor living/dining/kitchen area, and with a view of both that room and the second floor children’s rooms, the mezzanine serves to link […]

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House in Cattolica \ Ghirardelli Architetti

House in Cattolica \ Ghirardelli Architetti

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• June 10, 2012 • Comments (2)

HOUSE WITH ONE WINDOW The project consists of a single compact and clear volume divided into three indipendent units; is a three storeys building and a basement. The idea of this residential building is to have block with the aim of creating the feeling of being as a piece of solid wood; idea that comes […]

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Vallée de Joux \ Atelier d'architecture Ralph Germann

Vallée de Joux \ Atelier d’architecture Ralph Germann

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• May 20, 2012 • Comments (1)

Atelier d’architecture Ralph Germann recently have completed Vallée de Joux. Secret land for some, the land of the wolf for others, both wild and super industrialized, the Vallée de Joux intrigues, fascinates or repels… Roger Guignard, Journalist and editor of « Vallée de Joux, Une île à l’envers » It is in respect of that […]

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PH3 House \ T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre

PH3 House \ T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre

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• May 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

On an infill site, PH3 isolates itself from the context, a gated community in Tijuana mostly made up of California style mcmansions. It is a 3 layer structure that is set on the street side of the sloping site, shifting towards the back in both scale and openness. Closing itself to the street for privacy, […]

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ARUMJIGI Furniture Project 2011 \ dialoguemethod

ARUMJIGI Furniture Project 2011 \ dialoguemethod

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• April 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

This project is preparing with ARUMJIGI Culture Keepers Foundation for discovering practicality in tradition. Beauty in Everyday Living Furniture : Discovering Practicality in Tradition In the process of discovering the identity of Korean furniture while working on this project, I found it very interesting that the archetype of tradition ironically has elements of contemporary design […]

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BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

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• April 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Tétrarc proposal for those 39 social housing shapes as 11 “Houses” gathered side by side. The resultant continuous volume describes a light 21 degrees inflexion on its half, creating two distinct households. As the first one contains 6 rental houses, the second one is dedicated to the 5 sold houses. In order to optimize the […]

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COoP Editorial \ Brooks + SCARPA

COoP Editorial \ Brooks + SCARPA

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• April 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

  The design of this 4700 square foot tenant improvement evolved from the unique challenge to remodel an early 1963 Frank Gehry designed commercial structure located in the heart of downtown Santa Monica. The client is a full service post-production facility based in Chicago. They provide every aspect of the TV commercial making process, including […]

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