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Saturday 31 August, 2013

House in Itami by Tato Architects

Wooden furniture forms sections of staircases at this house in Japan by Tato Architects (+ slideshow). Japanese studio Tato Architects incorporated items of furniture into the circulation and structure of the three-storey house in Itami, a city in Hyōgo Prefecture.


Saturday 17 August, 2013

House in Kamoshima by Horibe Associates

The arced profile of this charred wooden house by architects Horibe Associates is designed to resonate with the traditional temples and shrines of Yoshinogawa, Japan (+ slideshow). Horibe Associates chose the bowed shape and dark external materials to help House in Kamoshima to integrate with the forms and colours of the local architecture and landscape.


Thursday 13 December, 2012

Odd-Shaped Modern Residence Neighboring Tokyo Bay: Villa SSK

Takeshi Hirobe Architects completed the design for an original looking residence adjacent to the tranquil waters of Tokyo Bay, in the southern Kantō region of Japan. Villa SSK was envisioned as a balanced home, one that take in all the powerful energies of the surrounding natural elements, from the rocky mountains to the neighboring ocean. [...]


Thursday 13 December, 2012

Odd-Shaped Modern Residence Neighboring Tokyo Bay: Villa SSK

Takeshi Hirobe Architects completed the design for an original looking residence adjacent to the tranquil waters of Tokyo Bay, in the southern Kantō region of Japan. Villa SSK was envisioned as a balanced home, one that take in all the powerful energies of the surrounding natural elements, from the rocky mountains to the neighboring ocean. [...]


Thursday 06 December, 2012

Villa SSK / Takeshi Hirobe Architects


Friday 29 June, 2012

Spare Room Turned Into Creative Multimedia Library

Family homes are not only oasis of comfort ad meeting spaces, but can also hold exceptional spaces like this Multimedia Library. Located in a home in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, this innovative digital room design belongs to the creative minds of Brazilian architects YTA. What was once a spare room became a space where materials intertwine [...]


Thursday 28 June, 2012

Spare Room Turned Into Creative Multimedia Library

Family homes are not only oasis of comfort ad meeting spaces, but can also hold exceptional spaces like this Multimedia Library. Located in a home in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, this innovative digital room design belongs to the creative minds of Brazilian architects YTA. What was once a spare room became a space where materials intertwine [...]


Saturday 31 December, 2011

M House / RS + Robert Skitek

© Tomasz Zakrzewski Architect: RS+ Robert Skitek Location: Tychy, Poland Project Team: Robert Skitek, Robert Wilczok, Barbara Kotas, Dawid Marszolik Structure: PROBEX Marian Urbanik Completion: 2011 Project area: 371 sqm Model: Piotr Witański Photographs: Tomasz Zakrzewski


Friday 30 December, 2011

M House / RS + Robert Skitek

© Tomasz Zakrzewski Architect: RS+ Robert Skitek Location: Tychy, Poland Project Team: Robert Skitek, Robert Wilczok, Barbara Kotas, Dawid Marszolik Structure: PROBEX Marian Urbanik Completion: 2011 Project area: 371 sqm Model: Piotr Witański Photographs: Tomasz Zakrzewski


Thursday 13 October, 2011

Clever Small Home Architecture Derived From Site Restrictions in Tokyo

The River Side House is an impressive project designed by Mizuishi Architect Atelier and located in Tokyo, Japan. The small home was constructed on a triangle site and occupies a building area of 29.07 square meters. According to the architects, the structure of the residence includes functionally separate areas, as follows. The first is the [...]