this year-round home is precariously attached to four trees. During the day, the latticed walls act like a tree canopy, filtering light into the rooms. By night, it resembles a lantern glowing above the trees near Lake Muskoka. There's a first floor bedroom inside, and two upper floors that are..Add to a collection
Representing one of the main entrance points into the city centre, the Barjanka Bridge is designed in a way in which it contributes to the creation of the urban atmosphere. In order to achieve an appropriate relationship between the relatively short distance which needed bridging and the..Add to a collection
Trinity Square was a shopping centre and multi-storey car park situated in Gateshead, North East England, demolished in 2010. It was particularly noted for the Brutalist design of its car park which was designed by Rodney Gordon when he worked for the Owen Luder Partnership. The concrete..Add to a collection
While building the house E-1027, Eileen Gray bought land on the heights of Menton on the road of Castellar, thinking of building a house and a plot of 73 lemon trees on the other side of the road to avoid a future construction could hinder their views.
The house consists essentially of one..
Tirana of many colors, for a long time, has forgotten the “White”, the Mediterranean White. The white of Berat houses, the White of the most successful Albanian folk architecture, just that white that amazed even Le Corbusier during his trip in the Balkans. This is the idea on which is based the..Add to a collection
Za Żelazną Bramą (Behind the Iron Gate) residential complex has been built between 1965-1972 on the former Warsaw Ghetto area. As the entire venue has been completely destroyed in 1943/1944, it was decided that deserted area in the center of Polish capital will be populated by nearly 25 000 new..Add to a collection
Designed by Gartnerfuglen Arkitekter, the small shelter for ice fishing, titled ‘Noun.1 Unavailability’, is built with and by nature. The timber frame is foldable for easy relocation and storage, and is effortlessly put up anywhere by one (or two small) persons in 30 seconds.
The walls are..
Realisation of the ‘New Era’ residential complex for the ‘Private Employees and Workers’ Building Society’ was accompanied by hopes of relieving the housing crisis of the era.
Its innovation did not only apply to the idea of low-cost social housing, but equally to the application of..
The site as well as one already existing building is located in a top location, right in the city center of Klosterneuburg. The building facing the street will be redeveloped in the course of the project; two other building blocks will be designed from the beginning and built new.
“Zodchestvo” House is created within the frames of CIS Young Architects Contest “Local Utopia in the Global Dystopia” Festival “Zodchestvo 2010”.
The concept is based on the principles of volume distortion and creation of an abstract visual image (silhouette) in the plane of the picture...
The intervention on this site includes a renovation of a historical landmark building from the 1960s, its conversion and extension. The building designed by Hans Schäfers in the early 1960s is located on the commercial and shopping street Schlosstrasse in an attractive neighbourhood of..Add to a collection
This multi-residential housing block is the first project by fatkoehl architekten and is located in the centre of Berlin. It is essentially an experimental project, Koehl not only designed the building but, together with artist Anne von Gwinner, acquired the site, sourced clients and collectively..Add to a collection
On August 30, Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, inaugurated the new 1 Bligh Office Tower in the center of Sydney, designed by Ingenhoven Architects + architectus. The building received the highest score in the Australian “Green Star”-standard, a “6 Star/World Leadership”-certification.
1-3 Willow Road is a terrace of three houses in Hampstead, London designed by architect Ernő Goldfinger and built in 1938. Goldfinger lived in the house in the middle, 2 Willow Road with his wife Ursula and their children until his death in 1987. It was one of the first modernist buildings..Add to a collection
Jean Nouvel, the building’s architect described the this 23-storey condominium tower on 11th Avenue in New York as “a vision machine” designed to create visual excitement for both residents inside the building and passers-by on the street.
Over ensuing years Nouvel has woven art, history,..
A robust house of cards, 1111 Lincoln Road, a complex designerd by Herzog & deMeuron whose main feature is parking is a composition of cast-in-place concrete slabs that function as floor plates, columns, and ramps winding through the compressions and expansions in heights of the six parking..Add to a collection
This is one of the most fantastic architecturally awesome buildings in the Santa Cruz area.Add to a collection
A first Ando's building in New York will be situated on 152 Elizabeth Street and developed in Nolita by Sumaida + Khurana. Ando will collaborate with Michael Gabellini on the building’s interiors. A new luxury condominium project will replace an existing parking lot.
A concrete structure..
This is one of London's premier architecturally modern and advanced residential buildings, created by architect Neilson himself.Add to a collection
Jean Ginsberg and Bertold Lubetkin first met as students in Warsaw and later attended the Ecole Spéciale together in Paris. Lubetkin in 1925 where he attended several different institutions. Ginsberg's father was an engineer in Paris who was interested in acquiring some property and so the two..Add to a collection
The 25 May Sportcenter in Belgrade is located at the Danube river and a indoor swimming pools, a restaurant with a bowling hall, a sauna and outdoor sports grounds.
It was constructed by Ivan Antic in 1973-75.
The highlight of the building is the restaurant supported on 19 m cantilevers that..
The site for these three mews dwellings is located on an industrial laneway in Dublin 8, previously devoid of domestic life. This industrial setting was instrumental in informing the architectural language of these dwellings. From the outside, the three dwellings appear as a mysterious, robust..Add to a collection
35 East Wacker, also known as the Jewelers' Building, is a 40-story 159 m (522 ft) historic building in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, USA, located at the intersections of Wabash Avenue, and facing the Chicago River. It was built from 1925 to 1927, and was co-designed by Joachim G...Add to a collection
The sweeping form of 360 House overlaps at one point and gradually ramps down to accommodate the slope of the terrain. 360 House has continuous fenestration along the east-facing side to offer panoramic views of mountains in the distance while descending through the house.
Authors made an..
The athletics track in Alicante has an alternative track that loops up over the roof of the changing room. Athletes can stick to the flat, standard track or deviate over the little hill behind a bank of spectators. The track length of 400 m, 36.5 m radius. 1.22 m each lane. As new ways are..Add to a collection
Upon reviewing the techniques that Tadao Ando employed to design this house, the most striking aspect in its appearance is the configuration of the four floors that form the structure.
Once the first house was finished, a second customer asked Ando to build a similar house in the neighboring..
The city of New York, together with The Architect’s Newspaper launched the competition with the intention to rethink and redesign 42nd street in Manhattan. The brief encouraged participants to provide new visions of a new pedestrianized version of the street, with a light tram solution connecting..Add to a collection
The 86 metre high-rise 52 Negrees in Nijmegen in the Netherlands is a joint development by Philips Semiconductors Nijmegen, the Municipality of Nijmegen
and ICE Development in partnership with Ballast Nedam. The building was designed by the Dutch practice Mecanoo which won the competition in..
6 Blocks was done for a local bank. It consists of 6 freestanding buildings, arranged in two rows, one 5 and the other 6 stories in height. Each has a typical stepped plan and steps back in section as well letting light into the lower landscaped levels where there are commercial spaces. There are..Add to a collection
This house is the house which I designed on the suburban slope of Fukuoka, Japan.
We plant a big tree of one each and 1,000 young plants in eight site divisions and the project that I will do in the future in the forest. So, the name of the project is” 8008″.
95 Degrees is a restaurant designed by Alexander Brodsky in 2002. It was his first commissioned architecture project and is located on the Klyazma Reservoir near Moscow, a place where he would later build Ice House amoungst other projects.
The area has become a Soviet-era retreat, located..
This project is about one family living in two houses built slightly apart from one another.
One great volume of a house which covers the entire plot was supposed first.
Then this volume was carved in a curve in three segments and two volumes at the both ends were built as two houses on the..
“Paper brick” is a waste paper cup pavilion that aims to orientate and raise public attention, regarding awareness on waste recycling and reuse in a small waterfront city in the Marmara Region, Tekirdağ. The pavilion was created for the World Environment Day 2015 in Tuğlalı Park, one of the most..Add to a collection
In the late 90s in Hungary, couple of years after the end of the communist era, culture has changed in every aspect. A new type of culture was born and it needed its scene. This time László Váncza's intention was to realise a professional alternative cultural center. A symbol of..
Alvar Aalto designed the building at Tiilimäki 20 in Munkkiniemi as his own office in 1955. Because of a number of large commissions, the office needed more space to work in. The building is only a short walk from Aalto's own house, where the office had previously been located. Studio Aalto is..Add to a collection
Alvar Aalto took part in the invitational competition in 1959 with the entry number '17991'. He won the competition and went on to rework the plan at the city building committee's behest from 1961 right up to his death.
From 1970 to 1976 his German collaborator was Bauasessor Horst Loy; the..
Aaron and Frances moved into their custom Paul R. Williams' Colonial Modern in nearby Holmby Hills in 1944. Holmby Hills was a 400-acre estate district on the most desirable section of the ranch. The residential lots ranged from 1 to 4 acres and all houses cost at least $25,000 and $5,000 more..Add to a collection
We sometimes think about architecture as something designed for a purpose and to be created with a structure related to it.
Some other times it happend that the buildings change use, as long as the original one is not possible anymore or that time passed and the world needs new spaces (it..
The ABC Building is located around Sunjung-Reung park in Korea which has the royal tombs of Chosun dynasty. The buildings in Kang-nam area block the view to the royal tombs park, so the the roof of five-story ABC building suddenly opens to the beautiful landscape of the park.
The building is..
The Museum Abteiberg is a municipal museum for contemporary art in the German city Mönchengladbach. The museum became famous for its avant-garde exhibitions curated by director Johannes Cladders and its museum architecture, designed by Austrian architect Hans Hollein, as a highpoint of postmodern..Add to a collection
To include the building complex very naturally into the environment, it is placed on different landscape levels. The use of typical colours and patterns does not only help to fit the complex into the natural landscape, it also refers to the already existing UPC building.
One of the consistent..
by M. G. Gesse, ...
The Town Planning and later president of the Academy of Arts Düttmann Werner won the American industrialist Henry H. Reichhold (1901-1989), a native of Berlin, the late 50s for the idea of a new building for the Academy of Arts. The badly damaged building of the Prussian Academy on Pariser..Add to a collection