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Thursday 26 September, 2013

Enhancing the Feeling of Space: The Cresta Residence Designed by Jonathan Segal FAIA

Courtesy of Matthew Segal There are those who say that “Less is more” and then, there are those who express their dissatisfaction and state that “Less is never more—less is obviously less. Who wants less?”

Wednesday 11 September, 2013

The Cresta / Jonathan Segal FAIA

Monday 02 September, 2013

Forest House in the City by Studio Velocity

This bright white house in Toyokawa, Japan, was designed by architects Studio Velocity with a squashed diamond shape to maximise space without overlooking the neighbours (+ slideshow). Named Forest House in the City, the residence appears to have been stretched across its rectangular site in a way that allows space for small gardens filled with […]

Friday 22 March, 2013

Video: Skyhouse / David Hotson Architect

Click here to view the embedded video. Skyhouse is a house in the sky, a residential penthouse located at the summit of one of the earliest surviving skyscrapers in New York City and situated within the incomparable vertical cityscape of Lower Manhattan. The project involved the construction of a set of unique living spaces inside a decorative penthouse […]

Thursday 18 October, 2012

Busan Opera House Winning Proposal / Snøhetta

Snøhetta was recently selected as the winner of the Busan Opera House Competition in South Korea with their ‘Unpacking the Box’ concept. Their proposal is conceived not as frozen music but rather as an instrument, upon which we can play. This instrument is neither a white cube nor a black box, empty devoid of expression; […]

Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Haus am Weinberg by UNStudio

The steps of an adjacent vineyard inspired Dutch architects UNStudio to generate the inclining profile of this house in Stuttgart (+ slideshow).

Friday 27 April, 2012

Datong Art Museum by Foster + Partners

Construction has started on an art museum with four overlapping peaks that Foster + Partners have designed for Datong, China.