featuring a wooden shell that wraps around to form the exterior roof and facade, the interior continues the treatment through warm hardwood floors and ceiling. the outdoor deck serves as a physical extension of the indoors, pulling the living space towards the rear garden. the new bedroom wing gains a private view of the exterior through large sliding glass doors.
this proposal integrates the long life span of the native aspen tree to represent the permanence of the art center, introducing tree rings and logs to unify the interior and delineate circulation through the galleries.
Desert conditions often call for unconventional solutions – this concept home certainly ventures off the beaten (sand) path in its attempt Â to resolve the beauty of cracked-earth California with its harsh climate.
An internationally acclaimed engineering and fabrication company, Zahner, sought to expand its existing facility at 8th and Paseo Blvd. in Kansas City, Missouri. The design would have to provide partial transparency and showcase the company’s ability to produce highly engineered forms. Designed byCrawford Architects, the building is able to accommodate Zahner’s expansion needs and show off their impressive abilities to manipulate metals.
Situated between the Meatpacking Districts at the borders of Highline Park the rooftop apartment was remodelled to meet the needs of its new inhabitants. Innocad Architecture changed it functionally and enhanced the design by mixing European design and New York lifestyle and thus creating a fresh atmophere.
This project for the Scenic Hudson Land Trust consists of two separate structures in a public park on the Hudson River in Beacon, New York: a new boat pavilion and an arts and environmental education center inside a restored historic barn. The two buildings, standing several hundred feet apart, are integrated within the park designed by Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architects. The architecture is on track to achieve LEED gold certification.
A dream that became reality Fallingwater was the dream of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who made it a reality for his clients the Kaufmanns, a prominent family who owned a department store. The family yearned to live full time at their summer camp next to the Bear Run mountain stream, and turned to Wright to help them design a more suitable vacation home than their current, deteriorating cabin.
Construction was completed last month and Passivhaus certification awarded last week.
When we last checked in on Passive House in the Woods, a project in Hudson, Wisconsin, it was early May, exterior insulation was about to go up, and the construction crew was probably more than ready to welcome summer weather.
La société Olson Kundig Architects a fait le design de la maison de campagne Chicken Point Cabin au nord de l’état d’Idaho aux Etats-Unis. Le but principal du projet est de créer une maison confortable en bois avec de grandes fenêtres au bord d’un lac. Le mur en verre faisant 9mx6m qui permet d’admirer la nature dès le salon est devenu le trait particulier de la maison. Dans la construction de la maison, les architectes ont utilisé des blocs de béton, l’acier et des feuilles de placage. Selon le principe de la maison de campagne, dans la maison il y a peu de meubles, quelques éléments d’intérieur et une cheminée. Tout cela crée l’atmosphère confortable de l’harmonie avec la nature.
californian practice laidlaw schultz architects have completed 'harborview hills', a residence in corona del mar, california. bordering the street, the entry facade is a solid wall with walnut striations, concealing any indication of the coastal views which are accessible from the interior of the home.
Californian studio XTEN Achitecture has designed the Openhouse project. Completed in 2009, this 4,500 square foot two story home is located in Hollywood Hills, an affluent and exclusive neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA.
on january 19th, the new addition to the isabella stewart gardner museum in boston, USA, by italian architecture studio renzo piano building workshop, will be opened to the public. the extension houses a 300-seat auditorium, a 2, 000 sq. ft. (185 square meters) exhibition space, a café, conservation labs as well as an education studio and staff offices. a new, larger entrance welcomes visitors. the glass addition, set back 50 feet (15 meters) from the original building, is connected to the historic museum by a greenhouse corridor.
This guest house was created for families to use while visiting their children at Starr Commonwealth, a nonprofit organization in Michigan. The organization’s services range from foster care to residential treatment and in-home counseling programs that help young adults learn to live independently.
The dream home located in Dallas, Texas designed by Cunningham Architects is none other than The House in the Garden. This modern home is a perfect demonstration of how beauty comes about through simplicity and how it always stays on top. The modern architecture is a beautiful creation worthy of two thumbs up!