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Twine house is topped by a twisting continuous concrete slab

October 10, 2019 Semi Han 0
Twine house by Antony Gibbon

Designer Antony Gibbon has visualised a conceptual house called Twine, which sits under a wave-like piece of concrete within a landscape of rolling hills. Gibbon conceived Twine as a twisting concrete structure, which reflects the hills surrounding as a “series of organic forms”. It takes its name directly from the word Twine, which means to twist strands of material together,

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Alejandro Aravena leans huge chimney against concrete house on Chilean coast

October 8, 2019 Eleanor Gibson 0
Ocho Quebradas by Alejandro Aravena

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena has hollowed the huge tilted volume of this weekend getaway along the Pacific Ocean in Chile to form an opening for a fire inside. The Pritzker Prize-winning architect, and founder of Chilean studio Elemental, designed the property for a rugged site in Los Vilos, located 250 kilometres north from Santiago. Called Ocho

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Greenery spills over chunky concrete beams in Lima’s Statera Restaurant

October 6, 2019 Kristine Klein 0
Statera Restaurant by MD 27 Architects

A rooftop garden and concrete beams filled with green vegetation are among the features of this restaurant in Lima designed by local firm MD 27 Architects. Statera Restaurant is located on La Mar Avenue in Peru’s capital city, an area that is praised for its gastronomy. Statera is a Latin word that translates to “equilibrium and

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A Sculptural Concrete-Clad Modern Villa In Germany

October 4, 2019 HD Staff 0

Tucked away on a forested 3000 square meter plot, this modern architectural delight employs a variety of clever techniques to maintain its privacy while still enjoying the wondrous abundance of nature that surrounds it. Neo Villa is a 484 square meter home located in Rosengarten, Germany, completed by Querkopf Architekten in 2019. No two angles […]

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Domed oculus connects floors of concrete-framed cultural centre in India

October 2, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
Bangalore International Centre by Hundredhands

Architecture studio Hundredhands inserted a funnel-shaped window between the floors of the concrete and brick Bangalore International Centre in India. A cavernous auditorium lined with angled, perforated wooden panels sits at the heart of the cultural centre in the Domlur township of the city of Bangalore. Occupying a narrow site alongside a park in a

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Steven Holl punctures concrete New York library with “sculpted cuts”

September 27, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Queens Library at Hunter's Point by Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects has completed a concrete public library in New York’s Long Island City featuring large irregular windows that offer views of the waterfront and Manhattan. Hunters Point Library is a six-storey building by local firm Steven Holl Architects in Hunter’s Point, Queens. It is on a waterfront site along the East River, with expansive

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Steven Holl punctures concrete New York library with “sculpted cuts”

September 27, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Queens Library at Hunter's Point by Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects has completed a concrete public library in New York’s Long Island City featuring large irregular windows that offer views of the waterfront and Manhattan. Hunters Point Library is a six-storey building by local firm Steven Holl Architects in Hunter’s Point, Queens. It is on a waterfront site along the East River, with expansive

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Gosize designs its own home studio in Japan around a minimalist pond

September 26, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
F Residence by GOSIZE

Japanese practice Gosize has combined an architects’ studio with a house in a concrete frame with large openings around a small courtyard with a simple pond in Hyōgo, Japan. Called F Residence, the home office sits between two existing houses on a suburban street. Different spaces are split over three levels according to their function.

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Gosize designs its own home studio in Japan around a minimalist pond

September 26, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
F Residence by GOSIZE

Japanese practice Gosize has combined an architects’ studio with a house in a concrete frame with large openings around a small courtyard with a simple pond in Hyōgo, Japan. Called F Residence, the home office sits between two existing houses on a suburban street. Different spaces are split over three levels according to their function.

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SOM uses robots to construct concrete Stereoform Slab for 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

September 25, 2019 Kristine Klein 0
Stereoform Slab by SOM

Two concrete columns hold up a curving concrete roof of this pavilion that architecture firm SOM has built using a method it says could reduce the carbon footprint of high-rise concrete buildings. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has erected the Stereoform Slab for this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial in the city’s West Loop. The concrete

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