Gwangju Metropolitan City is one with the largest share of apartments among all types of housing compared to other cities. Baegun-dong Housing is located in the detached housing area at Nam-gu(southern part) which is the original downtown of the metropolitan city. And it intended to unfold the possibility as an alternative type of residence in the town that is prevailed with the 30 to 40 years old red brick houses and indiscreetly built one-rooms. This space that has been built as a nest for the wife, a painter, and the husband, an architect, and their child who is just 18 months old, is reflecting the different sense of value toward the life of the couple who declared the voluntary exile from the monotonous residential environment.
The motto is an archetype. The seat of the family is the foundation, architecturally expressed by elementary geometric form with local traditional elements. The client´s interest was to build an ancestral residence in a beautiful location, overlooking the spindle basin. The task was to devise a house that overcomes generations with its durability and form. Parents, like founders of an ancestral Cottage, will live here, children and grandchildren, will visit them. In winter on skis, in summer on the bike. Love of sport is one of the reasons for a meeting of the whole family.
The GZ2 is a 36 square meter house located over a small cliff of a peninsula in the Lonconao lake, approximately fifteen kilometers from Futaleufú in the Los Lagos Región. The design operation is simple. It consists of an open floor of the free plan which is glazed to the outside, relating with an outdoor terrace, nature, lake, and the views that surround the house.
Light white colors, birch plywood, lightness and severity, naturalness and availability are the main requirements of the customer. Demolition of the old five-story houses in Russia under the name “Khrushchevka” begins with the city of Moscow and further touches the entire territory of the country where they exist.
The 4 story house is for a family of 4, including parents and 2 grown-up sons. At the moment, those 2 sons are studying abroad and visit home occasionally, the house, therefore, is designed based on requires of the middle-aged couple, who asked for large and airy common spaces without separated walls, to easily keep an eye on each other.
Lingering encouraged. Locally Sourced. Michigan Mead. Inspired by the owner’s Scandinavian heritage and DIY attitude, Bløm Meadworks was designed with simplicity in mind. Clean white lines and natural raw materials emphasize the crisp sweetness of the session style mead they serve. The varied seating arrangements: a customized concrete-finished bar, large communal cherry wood tables, and wall-mounted two-top counters; offer a variety of dining experiences within the 2,900 sqft Meadery.
The project is located on a residential periphery of Mahallat, 262 kilometers southwest of Tehran with the hot and dry climate. The area surrounding the city is rich with travertine which is mainly because of the two significant travertine local mines called Hajiabad and Abbasabad. The project was delegated to the architect at a time when the structure and floors plates were already built and the client required a cost-effective project.
The Fair-Haired Dumbbell is a collaboration between FFA and Guerrilla Development, with original mural artwork by James Jean. This speculative office building with ground-floor retail is located in the heart of the Burnside Bridgehead developments. At the eastside intersection of Burnside Street and the Willamette River, the Bridgehead is home to some of Portland’s most exciting and interesting new architecture.
The first ground-up residential project completed by emerging New York City-based Amalgam Studio. Conceived as a modern barn, the 5,000 sq ft (465 sqm), four-bedroom family residence of stone and wood, sits atop a hillside on a rural, 120-acre property located near the town of Rhinebeck, epicenter of the Hudson Valley’s culinary and artistic renaissance.
The existing old house was demolished. In its place was built a new building with 16 apartments. The detached apartment building in an urban center position has a mezzanine floor, four regular stories, and one attic story. The mezzanine floor gives the entrance of the house an additional height, which gives the house a certain exclusivity. Three flats per floor are organized around the central staircase.
The Woodstock hut is part of « Le festival des cabanes » architecture competition around Annecy, France. Twelve huts provide an excuse to offer and share a different view of building with wood and a small budget in some striking places of this mountainous area.
This house extension project is located in St-Roch, in the heart of Quebec City. Built in 1915, this former rooming house was renovated and converted into a single-family house. On the facade overlooking the street, the authentic style of the house was preserved by enhancing the look of the cornice and the woodwork and by having its contrast with the contemporary burnt wood of the rear extension.
Stockwool has transformed a previously unattractive commercial site into a vibrant new mixed-use scheme in Stamford Hill. The carefully considered new buildings designed for Filey Group and Kingsbury, and delivered by Edinburgh-based architect ISA, enhance the distinctive character of Stoke Newington and Stamford Hill through their contemporary interpretation of existing typologies, creating a high-quality living environment which attracts new residents to the area encouraged by the range of housing typologies and tenures provided.
To serve a rapidly growing area of the city, the Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department partnered with Clark Nexsen design the new, health-focused Abbotts Creek Community Center. The healthy living themed facility houses a high bay gymnasium space with supporting classrooms, fitness spaces, and staff space. Complimentary outdoor athletic and fitness spaces are also included.
The Culinary Atelier comes with the classic concept of atelier: a space to create and produce art, this being the art of cooking. Designed to be a space for the modern woman who has as a hobby the pleasure of cooking and awakening feelings in everyone who sits next to your workbench. As a studio for gastronomic and sensorial experiences, space has the concept of free cuisine that brings together the lovers of good food, turning on the throne of a large versatile and functional bench with an air of lightness in space.
Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Sorel, the residence is positioned to benefit from the natural topography of the site. From the road, the long and narrow land is relatively flat over most of its area, except at the end of the lot where a significant height difference makes it possible to reach the river. This characteristic determined the location of the residence; an opportunity to have a garden level totally open on the river.
The Tandem is a 5-story residential building located in the very animated Faubourg St-Jean nearby the Old-Quebec area. The site has been the subject of many debates over the years. A car park, considered as a scratch in the urban fabric of the area, was now given new spirit with the new building.
Inspired by the deprivations endured by survivors from the foundered Dunedin Star and the desolate and harsh Skeleton Coast landscape, the architects tried to capture the contrast between shelter and exposure in their Shipwreck Lodge design (named after the architectural concept). Conceived of as abstracted wreckage fragments put together by survivors as shelter against the relentless wind and searing sun, the cabins are spread out along the dune edge like a listing flotilla against the skyline.
Twenty miles above Beirut, the village of Baaddat on Mount Lebanon serves as the dramatic site for this single family villa. The property is covered with pinenut trees clinging to the rocky slope which drops twenty meters at a 45-degree incline. The architecture is a vehicle for traversing the steep slope and bringing the client in contact with the landscape.