Designed by OPA Open Platform for Architecture. with date 2015. Images by OPA Works. In our article for this cliff-hanging project by Modscape published last year, we said that all it really needed was ...
Gregory Kloehn goes dumpster diving, but not for the reason that most people would think. He isn’t homeless. In fact, he is an artist from Oakland that is trying to help the homeless and develop his craft at the same time. Instead of building sculptures that he would sell to rich people to add to their massive homes, he…
This small vacation house is designed as a stairway to the treetops.
Keeping the footprint to a minimum so as not to disturb the wooded site, each of the three floors has only one small bedroom and bath, each a tiny private suite. The fourth floor, which contains the living spaces, spreads out from the tower like the surrounding forest canopy, providing views of the lake and mountains in the distance, virtually the entire Catskill Mountain range. The glass-enclosed stair highlights the procession from forest floor to treetop aerie, while the dark green enameled exterior camouflages the house by reflecting the surrounding woods, and dematerializing its form...
This Antwerp home has a pair of glass doors recognized as “the world’s largest pivoting window.” The two-story twin glazings, designed by Belgian studio Sculp IT, are impressive pieces of architectural design—in size, weight, and sleekness. Together, they clock in at nearly four tons and are 20 feet tall, opening out towards the garden of the renovated house. This entrance also doubles as a rear wall of the new extension and connects a kitchen and dining room with the garden outside. The goal of the doors/windows was to provide natural light and beautiful views to all three levels of the building, known as LALO. Their custom size was fitted with insulated glass and specifically engineered to pivot rather than hinge. The project went beyond just door renovations, though, and included a new polished-concrete ground floor that extends to the terrace, uniting inside and outside. Additionally, the studio included an island placed on casters in the center of the kitchen and dining area,…
French architect Jean Nouvel teamed up with botanist Patrick Blanc to create this pair of plant-covered Sydney towers that reflect light into their lower levels with a huge cantilevered panel of mirrors. Named One Central Park, the complex is the centrepiece of a AUS$2 billion masterplan in downtown Sydney.
The building's facade features one of the tallest green walls in the world- spanning over 1,000 square-metres, the 21 plant-covered panels are made up of 35 different species.
Conceived as a camp, this luxury family retreat was designed by Fearon Hay Architects as an arrangement of freestanding structures around a courtyard, set in a saddle above Matiatia Bay on Waiheke Island in New Zealand.
Care had to be taken to reduce exposure of the home to high winds; natural undulations of the saddle have been subtly emphasized to form a protective setting for three structures, comprising living, sleeping and studio areas. Retractable glass panels and perforated aluminium screens offer variations of enclosure to the living and sleeping spaces. The raw and robust materials are countered by the placement of fires, the invitation of leather cushioning around a sunken sitting area and the use of linen fabrics and oiled natural timber throughout the spaces.
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