bamboo club + cafe by VTN architects takes center stage in the heart of vietnam

The place were the bamboo becames a part of the city scenary… vinh, in central vietnam, has been a battleground for multiple wars resulting in a massive amount of destruction to the city and the surrounding region. renovation for vietnam’s biggest city in the central region of the country has steered […]

MINI LIVING + freelandbuck’s urban cabin offers living quality within 15m2

the 2018 los angeles design festival has begun and with it, one of the most anticipated installations has opened its doors: the MINI LIVING urban cabin. the new site-specific installation, which resides on the rooftop of the ROW DTLA, is the first in the series to house overnight guests. it follows the project […]

bjarke ingels group designs customizable tiny house that can be built in any location 

bjarke ingels group has designed a customizable micro-home that can be built within a rapid time-frame in any location. named ‘A45’, the project is an iteration of the traditional A-frame cabin, known for its pitched roof and angled walls. BIG has developed the qualities of this classic structure with a design that maximizes usable […]

land ark RV looks more like a high end ski lodge on wheels

land ark RV — a nomadic lifestyle brand on wheels — just released ‘drake.’ it sleeps up to six people, costs a little less than an airstream, can handle snow and is absolutely move-in-ready. all images courtesy of land ark the simply-shaped square and rectangular windows break up the sparse design like a […]

JR’s hut is a true australian home on the range, built by a two person team

R’s hut at kimo estate is an australian home on the range. typically for property value, location is everything. most people pay top dollar to be were the action is, but this project in rural new south wales has the exact opposite virtue. there is absolutely nothing around it, except for beautiful rolling hills. the […]

an architectural vanishing act, the disappearance of the vernacular home

ask any kid to draw a house, and chances are they’ll start with a rectangle and inevitably draw three lines on top — uncomplicated, but a realization that robert venturi would no doubt delight in. this notion of a house transcends culture and location, and manifests itself in two simple shapes, i.e. […]

ENGEL House / CMC architects

© BoysPlayNice  Architects CMC architects Location Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Authors Vit Maslo, David Richard Chisholm Area 346.0 m2 Project Year 2017 Photographs BoysPlayNice Manufacturers Delta Light, Hansgrohe, Reynaers Aluminium, Rheinzink, Stiebel Eltron, NATUZZI, Corten, ABB, Corian © BoysPlayNice  LocationIn a small community in the Western region of the Czech Republic, not far from the […]

Nordea’s new Danish Headquarters

Copenhagen / Denmark / 2017 Built on a base of slate with scintillating, transparent facades, this bank sets new standards for work in the financial sector by providing an approachable environment that opens up to the city. With a tribute to the great Nordic landscapes, the new Nordea Headquarters rises […]

lily jencks + nathanael dorent transform 17th century ruins into contemporary country home

 the collaborative efforts of lily jencks and nathanael dorent have transformed a set of stone ruins in scotland into a contemporary and environmentally friendly country home. in repurposing the original structure — the remains of an old farmhouse — the design team has created a property that affords sweeping views across the region’s […]

rojkind arquitectos opens ‘foro boca’, a sculptural concert hall in coastal mexico

in boca del río, mexico, rojkind arquitectos has completed ‘foro boca’ — a structure designed to house the city’s philharmonic orchestra. the building’s shape was informed by the stones used for the foundation of the neighboring breakwater, with large sculptural volumes housing the concert hall and other programs. the project is located in the center […]

seattle-based firm, goCstudio, embraces natural landscape in the design for a local winery

in a landscape like columbia river gorge, built architecture must take into account the area’s changing, and sometimes unpredictable, weather conditions. seattle-based firm goCstudio has completed a 5,200-square-foot vineyard and winery complex for COR cellars that sits along the scenic route of old highway 8 in washingtonstate. from the site, located in the designated national scenic […]

giant bird’s nest in kenya lets safari guests sleep luxuriously above the trees

guests visiting one of kenya’s best known safari resorts can now spend a night in a giant bird’s nest, elevated above the trees. the exclusive accommodation has been built alongside a river at the heart of laikipia, a region that contains a host of safari lodges and camps. offering panoramic rooftop views, the entire nest […]

New AppleStore shines in the Chicago Riverfront #MacGasmic

back in 2015, rumors of a new foster + partners-designed store along chicago’s riverfront had been circulating among the apple community. dubbed its ‘newest and most ambitious store’ yet, apple michigan avenue will make its grand debut on october 20, 2017. intended as a gathering place for the local community, the store will host year-round ‘today at […]

PANEUM Corporate Office Building and Bread Manufacturing Museum in Austria

project info: name: PANEUM – wunderkammer des brotes client: backaldrin österreich the kornspitz company GmbH planning: coop himmelb(l)au – wolf d. prix & partner ZT GmbH design principal: wolf d. prix design partner: karolin schmidbaur project lead: friedrich hähle, günther weber (until 2015) project and design architect: stephan sobl project […]

The Y House by co(X)List Studio

Architects: co(X)ist Studio Location: Austin, United States Team: Megan Lin, Frank Lin Area: 1936.0 ft2 Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Patrick Y. Wong Consultants: MJ Structure Engineer Construction Duration: 12 Months Construction Cost: $260,000 USD The spaces are meant to be lived, the places were we spend most of our lives […]

mA-Style, estudio de arquitectura Japonesa reimagina la vivienda tradicional japonesa.

imagenes de © kai nakamura #postrecycling2012 El estudio de Arquitectura mA-Style se dio a la tarea de crear una casa separada del hogar familiar para una joven pareja, la casa ‘koya no sumika’ fue diseñada de modo que sus ocupantes tuvieran un espacio privado para dormir y descansar mientras que […]

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