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Bent and Sliced House in Springfield, Missouri by Hufft Projects

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Article source: Hufft Projects

Representing the second take on the originally proposed “Bent House”, the “Bent and Sliced House” incorporates the original concept of bending the home to accommodate the curving slope of the site. Furthermore, the idea of slicing and unfolding the home in a manner similar to Japanese Origami is introduced to create clerestories allowing opportunities for daylighting and natural ventilation.

Image Courtesy © Mike Sinclair

  • Architects: Hufft Projects
  • Project: Bent and Sliced House
  • Location: Springfield, Missouri
  • Photography: Mike Sinclair
  • Completion Date: December 2008
  • Size: 6,245 sf
  • Scope: Private Residence – New Construction, Architecture, Interior Design, Sustainable Consultation
  • Software used: Revit and Sketchup

Lustica Bay Resort in Radovici, Montenegro by EDSA

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Article source: EDSA

The richly textured landscape combined with the presence of a strong history and architectural language provides the inspiration for the planning and design of Luštica Bay Resort. With its dramatic setting, Luštica Bay Resort offers a variety of residential and hotel offerings.

Image Courtesy © EDSA

  • Architects: EDSA
  • Project: Lustica Bay Resort
  • Location: Radovici, Montenegro
  • Client: Lustica Development A.D.
  • Scope: Master Planning and Detailed Design Services
  • Scale: 440 Hectares.
  • Software used: Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign as well as AutoCAD Maps, Civil 3D, and Mcolor

Village Memorial Hall in Freshford, UK by Hewitt Studios LLP

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Article source: Hewitt Studios LLP

Hewitt Studios recently won an invited competition to redesign the Freshford Village Memorial Hall, near Bath. Their vision was to provide a welcoming and attractive multipurpose focus for local community activity, complementing its outstanding rural setting.

Image Courtesy © Hewitt Studios LLP

  • Architects: Hewitt Studios LLP
  • Project: Village Memorial Hall
  • Location: Freshford, UK
  • Type Of Project: Community
  • Client: Trustees of Freshford Village Memorial Hall
  • Contract Value: c.£2.5m TBC
  • Software used: Vectorworks, Sketch-up

Polygon Studio in Lake George, New York by Jeffery S. Poss, Architect + WORKUS Studio LLC

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Article source: Jeffery S. Poss, Architect

The owners of a steep lakefront residential property wanted a small studio that could serve for making sculpture and accommodating guests. The form of the building reflects these two functions.

Image Courtesy © Jeffery S. Poss, Architect + Workus LLC

  • Architects: Jeffery S. Poss, Architect + Workus LLC
  • Project: Polygon Studio
  • Location: Lake George, New York
  • Owners: Kamran Fallahpour + Suzanne Kazemian Falla
  • Software used: Google Sketchup

Liard River Hot Springs in British Columbia by FORMLINE ARCHITECTURE + URBANISM

Thursday, October 10th, 2013


The Liard River Hot Springs project replaces the existing timber deck and change room facility that was eroding due to environmental exposure. The design addresses the needs of the rugged northern climate while creating a welcoming environment for the hot spring bathers. The project consists of new separate mens and womens changerooms, an expanded and upgraded deck, hot springs amenities and an upgraded path network.


  • Project: Liard River Hot Springs
  • Location: British Columbia
  • Completed: November 2012
  • Site Area: 310 m² (3335 ft²)
  • Client: Ministry of the Environment, Province of BC
  • Design Team: Alfred Waugh (Architect in Charge), Matthew Lahey, Nick Bray
  • Consultants: Structural Engineer: Equilibrium Consulting
  • Contractor: Bear Mountain Construction
  • Software used: Autocad and Sketchup

Hajdo house in Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania by s.c. BLIPSZ s.r.l

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Article source: s.c. BLIPSZ s.r.l

The land dominates the context defining factors: the orientation of the houses, favorable for every day life is obviously towards South, yet the slope which offers the view of the town in the valley and the faraway mountains descends to the North. The project assumes this contradiction and organizes the living space around the South-West facing terrace up the slope; the terrace is partially shaded from East and West and its position is vaguely reminiscent of the traditional household, organized around the yard.

Image Courtesy © Bence MAKKAI

  • Architects: s.c. BLIPSZ s.r.l
  • Project: Hajdo house
  • Location: Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania
  • Photography: Ákos KÚN, Bence MAKKAI, István BENEDEK, Arnold MACALIK
  • Architecture, general planning: BLIPSZ +  Atelier F.K.M., Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvár / Klausenburg, Transylvania, RO
  • Authors: István BENEDEK, Arnold MACALIK,
  • Team: István PÁSZTOR
  • Structure: s.c. Lamina s.r.l. (Jácint VIRÁG), Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvár / Klausenburg, Transylvania, RO
  • Installations: s.c. Profinstal s.r.l. (Vlad ANASTASIU), Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, RO
  • Execution: s.c. Octogon Invest s.r.l.
  • Design, execution: 2008-2011
  • Built area: 175 sqm
  • Gross built area: 245 sqm
  • Funding: private
  • Budget: aprox. 150000EUR
  • Software used: AutoCAD LT, SketchUP with Vray plug-in, Photoshop

Villa O by Architectencsk

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Article source: Architectencsk

Image Courtesy © Architectencsk

Matchbox 14th Street in Washington, DC by STUDIO3877

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Article source: STUDIO3877

Design Brief:

Studio3877 recently completed Matchbox 14th Street, a local bistro in the U Street neighborhood of Washington, DC. As the newest restaurant to join the Matchbox brand, the 8,500squarefoot historical space features three levels of dining, sustainable materials, an expansive custom bar, and platform seating. The space is a juxtaposition of old and new where the old structure meets some new interior elements.

Image Courtesy © Ronald Ngiam

  • Architects: STUDIO3877
  • Project: Matchbox 14th Street
  • Location: Washington, DC , U.S.A
  • Photography: Ronald Ngiam, Scott Suchman
  • Interior Design and Architecture Firm: Studio3877, a DCbased multidisciplinary design and architecture studio
  • Principals: David Tracz, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, NCARB and David ShoveBrown, AIA, NCARB
  • Owner: Matchbox Food Group
  • Square Footage: 8,500 square feet
  • Construction Start Date: May 2012
  • Construction End Date: November 2012
  • Opening: December 2012
  • Software used: Autocad, Sketchup and Photoshop

PUMA Factory Outlet Center (FOC) in California by Colkitt&Co

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Article source: Colkitt&Co

Design Description:

Colkitt&Co’s model is revolutionizing PUMA’s global outlet program with mobile fixture kits that allow for more flexible and sustainable retail design. Between interchangeable stock parts made of 100 percent recycled materials, to a 35 percent more energy efficient design, the PUMA factory outlet center (FOC) model is setting a precedent for LEED Platinum retail design.

Image Courtesy © Cheryl Ramsay & Charles Bergquist

  • Architects: Colkitt&Co
  • Project: PUMA Factory Outlet Center (FOC)
  • Location: 5610 Paseo Del Norte Carlsbad, CA 92008, U.S.A
  • Photography: Cheryl Ramsay & Charles Bergquist
  • Project Owner, Developer: PUMA North America
  • Software used: AutoCAD, 3-D Studio, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite

Winsomere Cres in Westmere, Auckland, New Zealand by Dorrington Architects & Associates

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Article source: Dorrington Architects & Associates

A contempory home incorporates the charming but time-worn house, and capitalises on the stunning views on offer.

The original house on this waterfront site was a double-skin brick bungalow with warren-like rooms and little connection with the foreshore. The clients liked the traditional detailing of the existing house but wanted to maximise the aspect and views.

Street view, Image Courtesy © Emma-Jane Hetherington

  • Architects: Dorrington Architects & Associates
  • Project: Winsomere Cres
  • Location: Westmere, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Photography: Emma-Jane Hetherington
  • Completed: 2012
  • Builder: Precision Projects
  • Area: 400m2 including garage
  • Software used: Sketch Up
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