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SKB house / Chong Chóng Architecture

August 14, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

SKB HOUSE. A country house in the city. The SKB house construction ,of which roofs were made of Cogon grass, bears an unique environment friendly style. It not only satisfied the solution of anti-climate change but also brought an ultimate creation into the modern cosmo space. The construction of 198sqm, includes of 3 main sections: Office quarter, Living room quarter and Private room quarter. The living room links directly to a little bar which could flexibly be turned into training area for F&B staff. The second floor bears an open space to the garden of which a sub-kitchen for outdoor BBQ.

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Piero Lissoni designs conceptual New York skyscraper to be “self-sufficient garden-city”

August 14, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Skylines Tower by Piero Lissoni

Italian architect Piero Lissoni’s studio has designed a conceptual skyscraper in New York as a self-contained community and vertical urban farm that would provide an example of living in the post-Covid era. Lissoni Casal Ribeiro, the architecture arm of Lissoni’s studio, imagine Skylines to be a self-sufficient skyscraper by providing its own energy and resources as well

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CGD Gramado Garden / Alex Hanazaki Paisagismo

August 14, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

An urban house where clients wanted to have a contemplative, colorful, intimate yet open garden embracing the architecture. The bold landscape design is inspired by the straight lines of architecture of this single floor house, collaborating closely with the architect and the clients.

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El Corte House / Plural Arquitectos

August 14, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

The abundant vegetation and deep slope found on this site in the middle of the ‘yunga tucumana’, make for a distinct atmosphere capable of inspiring the design of this single-family house at the foot of the San Javier mountains, in the province of Tucuman. The aim was to maintain the essence of the site, keeping as many of the original trees as possible and preserving the qualities of the ground, its topography, and particularities. The house sits on the highest level and detaches itself partially from the ground, separating the object from its natural context.

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Design Disruption Discuss Schools in a New Age with Charles Renfro and Philip Marsh

August 14, 2020 Diego Hernández 0

The COVID-19 Pandemic is a disruptive moment for our world, and it’s poised to spur transformative shifts in design, from how we experience our homes and offices to the plans of our cities. The webcast series Design Disruption explores these shifts—and address issues like climate change, inequality, and the housing crisis— through chats with visionaries like architects, designers, planners and thinkers; putting forward creative solutions and reimagining the future of the built environment.

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ESALA presents 10 student architecture and landscape projects

August 14, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Re-Dressing an Illuminated Spectacle by Eireann Iannetta-Mackay

This VDF school show by Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture features 10 student projects, including a hub for upcycling low-value materials and a proposal that reimagines the purpose of Times Square. The projects were all completed by students enrolled on one of the four architecture- and landscape architecture-focused courses at the Scottish school,

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Small Home Design With Split Mezzanines

August 14, 2020 HD Staff 0

The renovation of a 75 square metre space into a multi-faceted family home presented some challenges for the designer team at Buro White. The brief called for the new layout to include an open plan lounge/kitchen/dining room, a separate children’s area, multiple bedrooms, a dressing room, a family bathroom, a shower room, a laundry room […]

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Brownstone House / Studio Arthur Casas

August 14, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

Brownstone is an architectural style present in New York. These buildings are known by being row and vertical houses with brownstone facades, placed in long and narrow grounds. The project consists on the refurbishment of one of these residences, and, at the same time, seeks to respect the historical character of this architecture and offers a practical, contemporary and technological solution for the sectorization of an extensive program distributed over its six floors.