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TRIM in Tokyo, Japan by Satoshi Kurosaki / APOLLO Architects & Associates

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Article source: Satoshi Kurosaki / APOLLO Architects & Associates 

After inheriting the house that his father had built, the client originally considered tearing it down and rebuilding. However, the thirty-some-year-old building had an authentic beauty to it, and its reinforced concrete structure was sound, so he decided to work with the existing framework. The renovation focused on interiors and appliances, while the exterior was left nearly untouched aside from the approach, windows, and doors.

Image Courtesy © Masao Nishikawa

  • Architects: Satoshi Kurosaki / APOLLO Architects & Associates
  • Project: TRIM
  • Location: Ohta ward, Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Masao Nishikawa
  • Mechanical Engineer: Naoki Matsumoto
  • Lighting design: SIRIUS LIGHTING OFFICE
  • Structure: Reinforced-concrete
  • Site Area: 268.39m2
  • Total Floor Area: 194.44m2
  • Design Period: October2014 – December2016

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Brick House in Brick Garden in PRUŠÁNKY, CZECH REPUBLIC by Jan Proksa

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: Jan Proksa

Traditional villages in the Southern Moravia region of the Czech Republic are characterized by their distinctive urban planning. The streets are lined with L-shaped row houses neighbouring each other on narrow rectangular plots, each with its own long and narrow backyard. A single multi-generational family home typically consists of three parts: the street-facing house inhabited by parents with their children, a home for the grandparents bordering on a courtyard, and the remaining lot to the rear of the property which was traditionally used for small-scale farming. In general, the front-facing houses are more spacious and feature more elaborate construction techniques. The façade, for example, the house’s public presentation to the neighbourhood, is plastered and coloured in light natural tones. The rear buildings, however, typically remain unplastered, as such a solution was an unnecessary expense. The use of exposed brick architecture for the rear buildings was a simple, durable, and cost-effective solution which nonetheless radiated familiarity and warmth.

Image Courtesy © Jakub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice

  • Architects: Jan Proksa
  • Project: Brick House in Brick Garden
  • Location: PRUŠÁNKY, CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Photography: akub Skokan, Martin Tůma / BoysPlayNice
  • Client: Private
  • Structural engineer: Daniel Lemák
  • Area: 55 m2
  • Manufacturers: Bricks, Nieuw rood bont gesinteld. Lights inside, Zumtobel. Lights outside, Jan Proksa. Bathroom fittings, Vola.
  • Project year: 2012
  • Completion: 2016

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Casa Jalapita in Tabasco, México by DaFdf Arquitectura y Urbanismo

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: DaFdf Arquitectura y Urbanismo 

Project Description

Casa Jalapita is a touristic place in the coast of Tabasco that can be used for cultural events, gastronomy and astronomy, recreative events, yoga, meditation, team building, wellness and mindfulness. It is one of the destinations to visit on the new eco-tourism map that is being developed for the coastal area between Paraíso and Frontera.

Image Courtesy © DAFDF Paul van der Voort

  • Architects: DaFdf Arquitectura y Urbanismo
  • Project: Casa Jalapita
  • Location: Localidad de Jalapita, Municipio de Centla. Tabasco, México
  • Photography: DAFDF Paul van der Voort
  • Client: COCOLIEF
  • Architects in chargeArq. Paul van der Voort / Arq. Gabriela Bojalil
  • Colaborator: Arq. Cristian García Ramírez
  • Construction: 305 m2
  • Area: 1005 m2
  • Project Year: 2017

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Om House in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Besonias Almeida arquitectos

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: Besonias Almeida arquitectos

Image Courtesy © Besonias Almeida arquitectos

  • Architects: Besonias Almeida arquitectos
  • Project: Om House
  • Location: Costa Esmeralda, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Collaborators: Arch. Diorella Fortunati
  • Land area: 1535m2
  • Built area: 218m2

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House in Yamanashi, Japan by UENOA

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: UENOA 

It is a house for young couple and three children.

This house faces new towns and old towns,Because this site is at the edge of a newly developed area.

Image Courtesy © Satoshi Shigeta

  • Architects: UENOA
  • Project: House in Yamanashi
  • Location: Yamanashi, Japan
  • Photography: Satoshi Shigeta, Naomichi Sode, UENOA
  • Architect in Charge: Yoshinori Hasegawa+Fumie Horikoshi
  • Structure: Ryotaro Sakata / Ryotaro Sakata Structural Design Office
  • Built Area (m2 or sqft): 117.89 m²
  • Completion Year: 2015

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Nightingale Decor in Los Angeles, California by Erika Winters Design

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Article source: Erika Winters Design

The house was built at the foot of a hill and —to make the most of the lot—concrete piling was done to have the necessary structure to meet the program required by the clients. It is a two-storey house with a flat roof and elevator that also has an attractive hill where herbal and fruit gardening was developed. It’s like a boat on the sky by the way it stands out from the piles and integrates into its environment.

Image Courtesy © Erika Winters

  • Architects: Erika Winters Design
  • Project: Nightingale Decor
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Photography: Erika Winters
  • Construction: Channel Development Inc.
  • Year: November 2014

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Panel House in Venice, California by David Hertz FAJA & The Studio of Environmental Architecture

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Article source: David Hertz FAJA & The Studio of Environmental Architecture

The house is located on 28 x 89 foot lot on the Ocean Front Walk in Venice Beach. Due to the lots’ long and narrow dimensions, the design intent is to create a series of angled walls and reveals in the side elevations in order to provide for view corridors down the side yards to the ocean. The space between the tapered walls is used for pivot windows, which allow for the modulation of the natural prevailing breezes through the house.

Image Courtesy © David Hertz FAJA & The Studio of Environmental Architecture

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House DWG in Meise, Belgium by UAU collectiv

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Article source: UAU collectiv

A landscape fit for daydreaming provides the incentive to design a building with a serene impression. Unity in form and materialisation are characteristic for the basic volume that is designed over 2 levels by means of cuboid shaped volumes. Different integrated patios search for a contact between interior and exterior. Further, the ground floor volume is conceived more largely and shifted in relation to the upper floor in order to create an interesting outdoor area, awnings and terraces. The house has a strong horizontal appearance because of the play of meeting points between “floating” volumes and walls that are continued from inside to outside.

Image Courtesy © UAU collectiv

  • Architects: UAU collectiv
  • Project: House DWG
  • Location: Meise, Belgium

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K.Pok House in Thailand by SUTE ARCHITECT

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Article source: SUTE ARCHITECT

This house had a three-storey residential building with reinforced concrete structure withinthe part of shop and warehouse. It located in the center of DetUdomdistrict,UbonRatchathani Province in the Northeast of Thailand, the building is a modern style that combines with the tropical climate of Thailand.

Image Courtesy © SUTE ARCHITECT

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Wulf House in Los Lagos, Chile by Pe+Br+Re arquitectos

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Article source: Pe+Br+Re arquitectos

Wulf House is a 380 m2 single family home, located in the town of Quilanto, Frutillar.

The land and the surroundings gave the possibility of combining aspects related to the view and landscape along with achieving a site that favors energy efficiency aspects in terms of solar exposure, and related to strong rain and wind in winter.

Image Courtesy © Nicolás Saieh

  • Architects: Pe+Br+Re arquitectos
  • Project: Wulf House
  • Location: Quilanto, Frutillar, Los Lagos, Chile
  • Photography: Nicolás Saieh
  • Architects in charge: Sebastián Bruna
  • Cooperation Designers: Francisca Gutiérrez, María Paz Palacios
  • Area: 388 m2
  • Project year: 2016

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