The General’s Village was constructed in 1958. There are 15 original buildings remaining. The village was constructed after the Second World War to accommodate military families arriving with the KMT from mainland China. It was designated a landmark district of Hsinchu City in 2015. Planning and restoration commenced from 2016 through 2019. The original village reflected the lives of military families as a unique sub-culture of Taiwanese history. The restoration plan envisions an open book information park, reflecting the diversity of ethnic groups, information and cultures. The flow of information and knowledge will be divided into four groups: Tradition, Local culture, nature, and future. It will be shared with four universities.
Having an open floor plan in an interior can sometimes be challenging to design, especially if you want to create designated areas, but one way to help define an area is to include a room divider. Included in this apartment designed by Balaio Arquitetura, the room divider, which has open shelves and a wood box-like […]
In this episode of Houzz TV Live, Dave Spetrino of PBC Design + Build discusses life while sheltering at home in Wilmington, North Carolina; how his office manager is keeping coworkers’ spirits…
About five years ago, interior designer Susan Wintersteen felt burned out in her career. Then she was introduced to a local family in San Diego whose child had just been diagnosed with cancer. Wanting to help, she offered to redesign the child’s bedro…
Curved glass doors puncture the residential extension of this brick house in Montreal, designed by local studio TBA. Called DeNormanville, the single-storey dwelling is in Montreal’s Rosemont borough, also known as La Petite-Patrie. It comprises a historic red brick home with a paler, more contemporary addition. Tom Balaban Architect (TBA) designed the extension for the
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PP Garden is a gender-neutral public restroom that provides inclusive relief for those that need to relieve themselves and serves as an unlikely social space.
Ukrainian architect Sergey Makhno designed a house for himself and his family, and as part of the interior, he included an eye-catching accent wall in one of the bedrooms. The sculptural wall is covered in individual curved pieces that resemble stones. By mounting the pieces in rows, it adds a sense of width to the […]
Architecture firm Imbue Design has designed this low-lying off-grid residence on a desolate, grassy lot in Idaho for a family to “distance themselves from social stresses”. Boar Shoat was designed for a family looking for an isolated place it could go to as a retreat in Paris, Idaho. Its name is a made-up term that
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Bangkok TRYP is a mixed residential project, and located in the city center with slight green space. Thus the design aims to create green environment for its residents and neighbors, by integrating a ‘vertical gardens’ into the building while expressing building programs; lobby, spa and parking area are on 1st floor, service apartment units on 2nd-4th floor, common facility on 5th floor and owner’s private residences on 6th and 7th floor.
the first place entry addresses the current COVID-19 crisis with a rapid-deployment healthcare skyscraper for epidemic outbreaks.
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