Along with the expansion of modern city, original villages located in the edge of city have been turning into isolated islands in flourishing city. Urban village, resulting from population boom in modern China, exists in major cities as common case.
after a competition win in 2015, peter pichler architecture has reconstructed an existing hotel amidst the italian dolomites. originally built in 1986, hotel schgaguler is situated in the village of castelrotto in northern italy – an area epitomized by the mountainous landscape. the architect’s design seeks to respect the surroundings and local context whilst following a contemporary […]
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peter pichler architecture designs a contemporary reinterpretation of alpine style in hotel reconstruction in italian dolomites.
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Photography by Robert Reck Skylab have designed the Owl Creek Residence, a shared home in Snowmass, Colorado, that was built for two families. Photography by Robert Reck (top), Jeremy Bittermann (bottom left), and Stephen Miller (bottom right). Perched on a hillside, with panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain, the Owl Creek Residence features an exterior of […]
Since all of the Arghavan complex units are owned by the members of a particular family, the interior design was done using a specific physical plan. These spaces consisted of 4 separate units with 3 units of 170 meters and a duplex unit, a hall for celebrations and parties with storage rooms and facilities in the first basement, and a swimming pool and gym in the -2floor. In addition to creating an intimate environment, special attention was paid to green space in order to gather together all members of the family.
Photography by Dave Burk BIG and WeWork have collaborated to create the first WeGrow school in New York City, as an interactive learning landscape that supports a conscious approach to education, nurturing the growth, spirit and mind of the 21st century child. Photography by Dave Burk Designed for children between the ages of three […]
The controversy surrounding the site of Santiago Calatrava’s ill-fated Chicago Spire continues, as the city stalls the pair of skyscrapers that SOM’s David Childs has proposed for the vacant waterfront plot. Child’s 400 Lake Shore Drive, designed for developer Related Midwest, was rejected by Chicago’s vice mayor Brendan Reilly on Monday 22 October 2018 – 10 years after
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As the sales center of Unicity of Vanke in Fuzhou, WJDesign want to make a difference between City of Sky and traditional sales center. Instead of style, we pay more attention to the sense of life experience.
Designed for an older couple who travel frequently, this coastal home accommodates visiting grandchildren and family as well as being a private, easily maintained haven between adventures. Building form was driven by site conditions and the need for accessibility; the resulting dynamic façade and dramatic internal volumes belie its liveability.
A simple, economical, and small (1,440 sq.ft.) one bedroom retirement home in the country for two city dwellers, Gary, and Carol Ridge, reflects the aspirations of out of the box thinkers who wanted something decidedly different in a retirement home. Gary is a retired construction superintendent, so he literally built most of it by hand, right down to the cabinets, with some locally hired helpers. Carol is a retired administrator from the McMaster University Family Health Department, and we previously worked with her on a clinic design. They purchased a wooded lot overlooking the Consecon Canal along the Loyalist Parkway in the northwest corner of popular Prince Edward County.