Interior Walls The Archives
An opaque box appears to balance over see-through walls of glass and perforated steel at this house and pet shop in Saitama, Japan, by architecture studio N Maeda Atelier (+ slideshow). The pet shop occupies the ground floor of the building, while a two-storey house is contained in the precarious-looking upper volume and overhangs the [...]
Swedish architects Claesson Koivisto Rune will present a kit-of-parts for a prefabricated Scandinavian house in Milan this April (+ slideshow). “The prefab/kit house market generally prefers fake historical over contemporary,” says Claesson Koivisto Rune, “and it is more than common that an architect has not been involved at all.” The team was keen to avoid [...]
This tiny house in northeast Los Angeles by local studio Anonymous Architects contains only three rooms and is lifted off the hillside on a set of concrete pilotis (+ slideshow). Named BIG & small House, the two-storey residence was designed to maximise space, as it occupies a plot around half the size of its neighbours.
Hackney studio Gort Scott subtly added the outline of a cat’s ears to the facade of this feline veterinary clinic outside Cambridge (+ slideshow).
Bold primary colours punctuate this stark concrete extension to a secondary school outside Lisbon by Portugese architect CVDB Arquitectos (+ slideshow)