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Urlo Studio completes stacked pigmented-concrete complex in Quito

February 3, 2023 Kate Mazade 0

Urlo Studio designed a rotated, triangular mixed-use complex clad in red concrete panels and terracotta tiles that is meant to reference the architectural heritage of its site in Quito, Ecuador. Completed in 2022, the project known as Olvia contains 14 residential units and commercial space, totalling 4,285 square meters on a steep 760-square metre in

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Kyslik Salon / TEKI Design

February 3, 2023 Hana Abdel 0

We wanted to create a place in a quiet residential area that could combine a beauty salon with a small seating area and dance classes. The project began with such a request.

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M 5605 Housing / Arqtipo

February 3, 2023 Benjamin Zapico 0

The M 5606 building questioned us about the possible ways of approaching our design practice. The proposal recognizes the temporal and spatial instances inherent to the project, based on the recognition of the categories of contextualization (between insertion and implementation), configuration (between a material object and the system), and disposition (between what is determined and the indeterminate).

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Forming Smooth Spaces With Stylish Minimalism

February 3, 2023 HD Staff 0

A base of greige and beige gives this minimalist home interior its soothing, laconic look. Curved furniture pieces and round rugs draw smooth outlines that add to the peaceful ambiance. Visualized by Mirish Mirzayev, this home features an airy, open-plan living space, accented with warming wooden interludes. Fresh splashes of living greenery uplift the tranquil […]

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Hangar Museum / Nola Arquitetura

February 3, 2023 Susanna Moreira 0

The Hangar was designed in 2020 to house a collection of historic planes from the 30s to 70s. The clients, who visited historic hangars in other countries, requested a building that resembled the old hangars, which were built in wood structures with galvanized tiles. 

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A Neutral Color Palette Creates A Calm Interior For This Apartment In The City

February 3, 2023 Erin 0

Jessica Gersten Interiors has completed the design of a home in New York, that has a neutral color palette throughout. The open living/dining space has views of the city, while the living room niche in parchment was inspired by the de Noailles residence in Paris designed by Jean-Michel Frank in 1925. The curved sofa contours […]

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House Mesh / Caramel Architekten

February 3, 2023 Andreas Luco 0

The main aim of the design and the client’s request was a future-oriented handling of materials and a building that was integrated into the environment. A generous green roof as a cut-out and folded landscape forms the largest space-forming element of the house. The lightweight timber construction with a ventilated metal facade and large glass elements form the remaining outer skin surfaces.

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Casa SM by Form_A reinterprets its historical Italian surroundings

February 3, 2023 Jon Astbury 0

Minimal, white finishes emphasise the geometric form of this home in Melegnano, Italy, designed by local practice Form_A to reference the neighbouring historic buildings. Named Casa SM, the two-storey, two-bedroom home creates a new street corner between two existing building in the Milanese town. “The proposed intervention reconstrues the conditions of the context, reinterpreting its alignments

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Five UK house renovations designed to improve energy efficiency

February 3, 2023 Lizzie Crook 0

Architects Sarah Wigglesworth’s and Piers Taylor’s self-designed renovations feature in this roundup of British houses that have recently been retrofitted and insulated to improve their energy efficiency. The UK’s housing is among the oldest and most poorly insulated in Europe, with the majority also depending on gas for heating. With spiralling energy costs and increased

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