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This Apartment Hides The Kitchen Behind Sliding Panel Doors

September 16, 2020 Erin 0

P|S Arquitetos has recently completed an apartment in Portugal, where one of the key interior design features is a kitchen that can be hidden from view when dining.Floor-to-ceiling white panels doors in the dining room can be slid open to reveal the full-size kitchen.

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Wooloowin House / Nielsen Jenkins

September 16, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

The Wooloowin House sits on a very steep, west facing site with distant views towards the Samford Valley. The inherent tension between the distant mountain view and the ferocity of the summer sun from this direction led to a strategy of enabling a much more dynamic occupation of the site than is typical in these buildings.

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HOUSE-W / N.A.O

September 16, 2020 Valeria Silva 0

We proposed a symmetric one-story house with a convex shape and a high floor height from the three viewpoints of “site conditions,” “surrounding environment,” and “simple operation.”

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Abraham Thomas named architecture and design curator for The Met

September 16, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Portrait of Abraham Thomas

Abraham Thomas, former director of the Sir John Soane’s Museum, has been named curator of architecture and design at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Thomas said he was “thrilled and honored” to join The Met as Thomas in the newly created role, Daniel Brodsky Curator of Modern Architecture, Design, and Decorative Arts.

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Wonder the One Room / Yota Hokibara + Tomoyo Hokibara Architects

September 16, 2020 Hana Abdel 0

It has been five years since we joined the architecture firm Takenaka Corporation in Tokyo. We found a good chance to purchase this second-hand apartment and planned to renovate it as a personal project. The concept is “wonder the one room”. We aimed to create a “one room” where you can feel the presence of the spiral staircase and skylight anywhere by dividing the space not with a wall but a curtain to unite the space and create a light atmosphere.

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Red roofs are layered atop wooden frame of Casa Malalcahuello by GAAA

September 16, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Casa Malalcahuello by GAAA

Bright red roofs stand out in the setting of this house in Malalcahuello, Chile, which Santiago firm Guillermo Acuña Arquitectos Asociados has built from CNC-cut wood. Casa Malalcahuello has an impressive natural setting that includes a mountainous backdrop, the Malalcahuello National Reserve and Lonquimay Volcano to its north, and the nearby Conguillo National Park and

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O-asis House / The Ranch Mine

September 16, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

Nestled on the north side of the Phoenix mountain preserve sits a once neglected and underutilized site in a horse property neighborhood, now transformed into a secluded native habitat and respite from city life. ‘O-asis’ is a new, solar-powered home designed by Phoenix-based architecture firm The Ranch Mine. The ‘O’ shaped smart home was designed to integrate modern life with the timeless beauty of music, sunlight, and desert flora and fauna.