In Brazil, the offshore oil mining industry is expanding. Unfortunately for oil companies though, it’s expanding away from the coast, as new oil deposits are found further and further from land – so far, in fact, that they’re outside the range of the helicopters that usually transport workers to and from the rigs. That’s why Rice University students took on the challenge of designing “Drift & Drive,” a floating community where workers and their families could stay for extended periods of time, eliminating the inconvenience of the usual “two weeks on, two weeks off” cycle.
Guz Architects completed the design and development of a spectacular tropical bungalow-inspired residence in Singapore. Obeying the architects’ creative rush induced by the Fish House and the Sun Residence, Dalvey Road House displays an exotic vibe, with nature playing the lead role in the design scheme. The challenging triangular site with sloping terrain and a narrow entrance was the client’s dream location for a tropical hideaway.