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Hide Out in Los Angeles, California by Dan Brunn Architecture

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Article source: Dan Brunn Architecture

Los Angeles-based architect Dan Brunn, AIA, Principal of Dan Brunn Architecture, redesigned the 3,600-square-foot former Janss Family residence—a hub associated with the contemporary L.A. art scene in the 1970s and 1980s—by using his minimalist aesthetic, while incorporating design cues from the home’s original architect Frank Gehry, FAIA. The entire first floor was gutted to create an open-air plan that accommodates work and display space for the owner, artist James Jean, as well as domestic necessities. Interiors are arranged around an existing oversized rectangular skylight. New windows were added to bring additional natural light into the kitchen and living areas. Brunn created a dynamic undulating staircase wall and utilized primary building materials—such as wood, concrete, and glass—as a nod to the architectural shapes and material palette famously used by Gehry at the time.

Image Courtesy © Brandon Shigeta

  • Architects: Dan Brunn Architecture
  • Project: Hide Out
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Photography: Brandon Shigeta
  • Contractor: Realco Creations
  • Structural Engineer: Salas Design Company
  • Landscape Design: Kaisei‐en
  • Size: 3,600 square feet; 2 floors

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CIPEA No.4 House in Nanjing, China by AZL architects

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Article source: AZL architects

Situated in Laoshan Forest to the west of central Nanjing city, China International Practical Exhibition of Architecture (CIPEA) began in 2003 to bring twenty-four renowned international & domestic architects together onto one site. CIPEA consist of four public buildings and twenty small houses, in accordance with the brief, the houses should have at least five bedrooms, public spaces, and hospitality accommodations on 500 square meters.

west, Image Courtesy © AZL architects

  • Architects: AZL architects
  • Project: CIPEA No.4 House
  • Location: Nanjing, China

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Portonaccio in Rome, Italy by na3 – studio di architettura

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Article source: na3 – studio di architettura

The connection is the focus: a continuous, equipped panel in raw iron and wood, thought as double wall, branches out into three spatial axes to thicken the consistency of one of the main building components. Value is conferred to the structure through additional panels that merge, loosen, huddle around, re-open and lastly extend; synchronous, inverted, alternate, they embody, unveil and gather the intimacy of this home: the panels are diaphanous to see, glimpse, conceal, discover, double: a wardrobe, an entrance, a hall, a large kitchen, a bookcase.

Image Courtesy © na3 – studio di architettura

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Pillar form / Beam form in Osaka, Japan by PERSIMMON HILLS architects

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Article source: PERSIMMON HILLS architects 

This project involved redesigning one dwelling unit of condominium in Osaka, Japan.

Requests from clients were “widely and brightly expansive space” and “amount of storage that is twice as large as general house”, when we started design. Although these are at first somewhat contradictory, requests that everyone wants. For responding such requests in limited occupied area and ceiling height of building skeleton, we focused to three elements usually working behind the space.

Image Courtesy © Kenta Hasegawa

  • Architects: PERSIMMON HILLS architects / Yusuke Kakinoki + Shuhei Hirooka
  • Project: Pillar form / Beam form
  • Location: Osaka, Japan
  • Photography: Kenta Hasegawa
  • Structure: RC rigid frame structure
  • Construction: Wides construct office
  • Mumber of stories: 1st floor / 15 stories
  • Total floor area: 62 M2

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Maison sur le Lac in Magog, Canada by ACDF Architecture

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Article source: v2com

Located on the shores of Lake Memphremagog in the Eastern Townships, the House Lachance is a secondary residence designed for two clients who are native to the region, and currently oscillate between Montreal and Magog. Rapidly, the two clients who love music, nature and the land expressed their desire for a home with an open living area, where gastronomy and good dishes are prepared in direct relation to nature and the lake. At the heart of the space thus settle the three strong and unifying elements of the project: the kitchen, the dining table and the piano.

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: ACDF Architecture
  • Project: Maison sur le Lac
  • Location: Memphrémagog lac, QC
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Client: Denise & Monique Lachance
  • Architectural team: Maxime-Alexis Frappier, Martin Champagne, Christelle Montreuil Jeanpois, Clothilde Caillé-Lévesque, Maxime Boisselle, Maxime Boily
  • Structural engineer: Jean Marc Dugré   Boivin,
  • General contractor: Boivin
  • Area: 2 800 p2/ft2
  • Opening date: 2016

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Artist Studio in Hohe Wand, Austria by Veech X Veech

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Article source: Veech X Veech

The core idea of the multifunctional house is to create an exhibition and living space with an extensive sculpture garden at the edge of a far-reaching valley. The artist-couple’s striking, large-scale works harmonise with the surrounding landscape, the studio with its view over the plain and access to daylight a constant motivation to create further artistic works.

Image Courtesy © Vera Subkus

  • Architects: Veech X Veech
  • Project: Artist Studio
  • Location: Hohe Wand, Lower Austria
  • Photography: Vera Subkus and Markus Rössle
  • Design Team: Stuart A. Veech, Mascha Veech – Kosmatschof, Peter Mitterer, Joao Passanha, Martin Krcha
  • Consultants: Peter Bauer / WerkraumWien Ingenieure
  • Building Area:
    • Net building area: 394 sqm
    • Site area: 3.620 sqm
  • Status: First phase completed 2011, Second phase completed 2016

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AFS Lomas Country in Mexico by Vieyra Arquitectos

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Article source: Vieyra Arquitectos

AFS Lomas Country project is a Residence located in Lomas Country Golf Club, about 20 minutes away from Mexico City, which gives the project the best qualities of a great metropolis, as well as the open spaces of Mexico State and its suburbs.

Image Courtesy © Jaime Navarro

  • Architects: Vieyra Arquitectos
  • Project: AFS Lomas Country
  • Location: Mexico
  • Photography: Jaime Navarro
  • Interior design project: VIEYRA ARQUITECTOS, LORENA VIEYRA

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Casa Acassuso in Buenos Aires, Argentina by VDV ARQ

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Article source: VDV ARQ 

The house is built on an irregular corner lot, with 297 m2, located in a low-density residential neighborhood in Acassuso, San Isidro, on the north corridor of Gran Buenos Aires.

According to an existing swimming-pool that had to be respected, the house lies on the largest side of the plot, releasing the corner and opening to the best orientations.

Image Courtesy © VDV ARQ

  • Architects: VDV ARQ
  • Project: Casa Acassuso
  • Location: Buenos Aires
  • Ing. Structural DANIEL GORDANO.
  • Emp. Constructora: FADER S.A.
  • Surface: 320 M2
  • Year: 2015/2016

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Country villa by lazzeroni studio

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Article source: lazzeroni studio

A concrete building built in the 70’s completely renovated and adapted to a private residence. The ground floor overlooks the pool, that is hidden between the plants. Sleeping area is located on the first floor. The interior spaces are wide and full of light. The house is completely surrounded by a large park

Image Courtesy © lazzeroni studio

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Diagonal House in La Jolla, California by Safdie Rabines Architects

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Article source: Safdie Rabines Architects

Located on a steep hillside in La Jolla, this custom home floats above its site, carefully stepping down the slope to create large outdoor terraces while maximizing the home’s ocean views. The upper level consolidates the primary living spaces and master bedroom to one floor, with floor-to-ceiling glass and large skylights creating a light-filled penthouse suite. An angled glass wall divides the simple rectangular floor plate to create an invisible line between indoor and outdoor spaces, and a retractable wall creates the feeling of an open air pavilion with unobstructed views that extend for miles.

Image Courtesy © Safdie Rabines Architects

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