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Poblenou in 3 acts. 2nd act in Barcelona, Spain by Egue y Seta

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Article source: Egue y Seta 

“Devide and Conquer” said Julius Cesar in Rome, and it is also what the less belligerent Barcelona´s real state promoters think when faced with the challenge of converting former industrial spaces at @22 district towards their residential use.

Image Courtesy © VICUGO FOTO

  • Designers: Egue y Seta
  • Project: Poblenou in 3 acts. 2nd act
  • Location: Barcelona, Poblenou, Spain
  • Photography: VICUGO FOTO
  • Area: 46m2
  • Completion Date: 2017

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Home Sweet Candy Home in Terranuova Bracciolini, Italy by Rachele Biancalani Studio

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Article source: Rachele Biancalani Studio

This apartment on two levels appeared little suited to the needs of our client, a young emerging writer who lives alone and loves having friends. The living area had infact very limited size: in a few square meters were condensed kitchen, dining room and living room. Instead, there were three large bedrooms unnecessary for our customer. Also finishes, rustic, Tuscan (cooked to the floor, sponged yellow walls, the stone staircase with iron handrail) did not meet the tastes of the young customer that loved contemporary style. Although the budget was not very high, we managed to optimize it by investing in the fundamental changes that could transform the space: we demolished the kitchen’s wall and we used one of the bedrooms to create a large kitchen and a dining room and better organize the big living area. A resin floor has successfully covered the old terracotta tiles and part of the stair. Master bedroom and guest room are both characterized by pink color as the rest of the apartment. White, pink (in all nuances) and chocolate brown reflect the personality and sweetness of Serena!

Image Courtesy © Rachele Biancalani Studio

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Joya Villas in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica by Studio Saxe

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Article source: Studio Saxe

Set in the rainforest of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, two modern homes project out of the landscape and are defined by a series of steel frames that that bring the best modern methods of construction to a tropical location. The use of large steel I-beams and concrete is a tenet of the international language of Modernist architecture and Studio Saxe have taken this design approach and recontextualised it for contemporary use. This project is a continuation of their search for an authentic Central American tropical architecture.

Image Courtesy © Andrés García Lachner

  • Architects: Studio Saxe
  • Project: Joya Villas
  • Location: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Photography: Andrés García Lachner
  • Client: Joya Villas
  • Landscape: Vida Landscape
  • Builder: Dante Medri
  • Structural Engineer: Sotela Alfaro Ltda.
  • Project Coordinator: Laura Morelli
  • Design Director: Benjamin García Saxe
  • Area: 961m2
  • Date of completion: 2018

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Tour Maubourg 2 in Paris, France by camille hermand architectures

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Article source: Camille Hermand Architectures 

Situated in the heart of Paris, in the district of ‘Invalides’, this traditional Haussmannian family home was remodelled and designed by Camille Hermand Architectures to accommodate a young family. On the 4th floor of a typical Parisian apartment block, it boasts a large double siting room looking onto the street, a spacious bespoke kitchen looking over a leafy courtyard, and three bedrooms and an office discreetly situated to the rear of the property.

Image Courtesy © Camille Hermand Architectures

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DASA House in Daegu, South Korea by ‘Snow AIDe

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Article source: ‘Snow AIDe

A small town near Nakdong River is a place where the client spent his youth. He wanted to come back to his hometown and spend rest of his life in his new house. The site was the deepest place in town and a good place to overlook the town. There was a limitation of using site due to the planned future road on the back of bamboo woods. To maximize green space, we placed the house following the shape of the boundary on the town side. The overall form of the house is ascending from the entrance to the upper floor like a ridge.

Image Courtesy © Joonhwan Yoon

  • Architects: ‘Snow AIDe
  • Project: DASA House
  • Location: Munsanri, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, South Korea
  • Photography: Joonhwan Yoon
  • Site Area: 743.0M2
  • Gross Floor Area: 261.55M2
  • Building Area: 214.53M2
  • Gross Floor Ratio: 35.2%
  • Building Coverage Ratio: 28.9%
  • Building Scope: 2story Building, 1story Basement
  • Duration of Design: 2015.03 ~ 2015.08
  • Duration of Construction: 2015.08 ~ 2016.12

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Admiral House in Los Angeles, California by Molina Desing SAS

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Article source: Molina Desing SAS

The project is located in the city of Los Angeles a few miles from Venice Beach, in a neighborhood that has been growing substantially in the last decade due to its privileged location of being between the Pacific Ocean coast and the center of the city.

Back Facade, Image Courtesy © Pierre Galant

  • Architects: Molina Desing SAS
  • Project: Admiral House
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Photography: Pierre Galant
  • Client: L.A Green Designs
  • Lead Architect: Carlos Alberto Molina Londoño
  • Team: Elvia Arango Gil, Jeison González Patiño
  • Structural Engineering: Leedco Engineers, Inc.
  • Built Area: 2812 SQ. FT
  • Completion Year: 2017

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Broadview Loft in Toronto, Canada by Studio AC

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Article source: Studio AC 

Located in a downtown loft in Toronto, Canada we were asked to design a studio loft space for a young professional that wanted something equally fun, functional and unique. We produced a scheme that revolves around an element we call the ‘bed box’ which features a generous arch entryway and elevation change – a move that produces a signifier for the sleeping quarters and a moment of warmth in opposition to the white and concrete finishes of the rest of the loft. This warmth is achieved through a floor and wall wrapper of finish plywood that holds your feet and eye as you walk in. Initial studies saw this element take on a variety of forms, orientations and materials but the simple arch configuration was a reaction to the clients background, travels and personality. This fed nicely into the form of the curtain track which is the same arch shape in plan as the other is in elevation. This subtle cuing ties the two elements together, one hard and stationary, the other light and dynamic.

Image Courtesy © Andrew Snow Photography

  • Architects: Studio AC
  • Project: Broadview Loft
  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Photography: Andrew Snow Photography
  • Software used: Revit
  • Project Budget: $45000 CAD
  • Project Size: 550 Square Feet
  • Date Completed: January 2017

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Hibou House in Etobicoke, Canada by Barbora Vokac-Taylor Architects

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Article source: Vokac-Taylor Architects 

Designed for a young family that values connection – both with one another and with their friends and neighbours. This renovation thoughtfully updates an existing traditional 1950’s style home for a more modern lifestyle – one that feels relaxed and comfortable yet easily adapted for entertaining. The layout improves the flow between the spaces in a way that makes the most sense for how the family lives.

Image Courtesy © Scott Norsworthy

  • Architects: Barbora Vokac-Taylor Architects 
  • Project: Hibou House
  • Location: Edenbridge/Humber Valley, Etobicoke,Canada
  • Photography: Scott Norsworthy
  • Lead Architects: Barbora Vokac Taylor, Leon Lai
  • Gross Built Area (square meters or square foot): 2165 sq.ft
  • Completion Year: 2017

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Apartment in Born, Barcelona by Colombo and Serboli Architecture

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Article source: Colombo and Serboli Architecture

This apartment is located in the oldest part of Barcelona, in an ancient building that dates back to the 13th century, in the neighborhood known as Born.

The brief was to completely transform the old property into a new vibrant flat, home of a young Italian woman, a fashion professional.

The highly compartmented layout originally included three bedrooms, two occupying the street side and a third one in the entrance space and was placing living and kitchen in the dark interior of the plot.

Image Courtesy © Roberto Ruiz

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CASA ECS in Scicli, Italy by giuseppe gurrieri

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Article source: giuseppe gurrieri

Casa ECS, with its special laboratory for artists, rises in Sicily on an area of a high environmentally-friendly allure within the city of Scicli. Thanks to the natural configuration of the territory it is possible to appreciate the gentle slope of the land towards the Mediterranean sea: a series of terraces, retained by dry stone walls, with olive and carob trees growing up on them, fades beyond the horizon.

Image Courtesy © Filippo Poli

  • Architects: giuseppe gurrieri
  • Project: CASA ECS
  • Location: Scicli, Italy
  • Photography: Filippo Poli
  • Client: Erica Anna Cavalli
  • Project Coordinator: Arch.Giulia Filetti
  • Collaborators: Arch.Alessandro Bontà, Arch.Fabrizio Camillieri, Arch.Valentina Occhipinti
  • Structures: Ing. Alessandro Infantino, Ing. Giancarlo Dimartino

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