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takashi okuno and associates revives ceremonial traditions in compact teahouse in japan

January 20, 2020 macnadusa 0

takashi okuno and associates designed a minimal and raw, yet elegant and sophisticated teahouse in the town of tadotsu, japan. the compact project was built out of a desire to pass along the traditions of the japanese culture to younger generations. the relaxing space aims to inspire peace to any guest welcome into the house. […]

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takashi okuno and associates revives ceremonial traditions in compact teahouse in japan

January 20, 2020 macnadusa 0

takashi okuno and associates designed a minimal and raw, yet elegant and sophisticated teahouse in the town of tadotsu, japan. the compact project was built out of a desire to pass along the traditions of the japanese culture to younger generations. the relaxing space aims to inspire peace to any guest welcome into the house. […]

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Forest house of stone and glass is reflected back in water

January 20, 2020 Jon Astbury 0
House BRAS by DDM Architectuur

A stone-clad house in woodland close to Antwerp by DDM Architectuur features an indoor pool and a double-height music room overlooking a pond. Called House Bras after its location in the municipality of Braschaat, DDM Architectuur clad the home with slabs of Muschelkalk stone, so it sits like a boulder among the trees. A pond

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Paracelsus Bad & Kurhaus Swimming Facilities / Berger+Parkkinen Associated Architects

January 20, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

The new public bath highlights Salzburg’s landmarks and mountains and represents a visionary architectural project in the city’s historic center. In terms of urban design, the new “Paracelsus Bad & Kurhaus” forms a joint between the late 19th-century block structures of Auerspergstraße, the open development along Schwarzstraße, the landscape of the Kurgarten and the Mirabellgarten. The geometry of the building is swiveled towards the park, making a reference to the geometry of the vanished fortification-walls of the baroque period.

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K House / Kitamura Naoya Architects & Planners

January 20, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

The site is just past a small alley, it is a place surrounded by residential areas. Clients requested a one-story house for four family members. Therefore, I wanted to create a space where you can feel diversity and expansion without feeling darkness. I spent my holidays while watching the clock. If it’s a holiday without a clock, the day ends with watching TV. I am not in a hurry, but I can spend my day grasping my pace by looking at the clock.

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Conexidade Installation / Estúdio Chão

January 19, 2020 Daniel Tapia 0

Estúdio Chão has been invited to conceive and imagine an urban occupation for the Conexidade occupation in Praça XV square, famous for its cultural heritage in the center of Rio de Janeiro. The square was occupied throughout a weekend by an intense program of cultural and educational activities in the fields of art, sport, and technology. The occupation, conceived in close collaboration with architecture, became a festival in which public space and urban culture served as a nexus for programming.