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Stephen Kenn Loft in downtown Los Angeles doubles as “micro hotel” and showroom

August 19, 2019 Jenna McKnight 0
Loft by Stephen Kenn

Stephen Kenn Studio has transformed an apartment within a century-old factory building into an Airbnb-style rental, where guests can try out furniture designed by the Los Angeles firm and its partner brands. Designed to be “part showroom, part micro hotel, part community space”, the loft was created by Stephen Kenn Studio, a multidisciplinary Los Angeles

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Cerrada de La Paz #19 Building / Estudio Tacubaya

August 19, 2019 Pilar Caballero 0

The project is located in the Escandón colony, a colony that erases the line between the past and the present. Where life and family businesses are anchored in the community. Due to its strategic location it has a wide range of services and equipment. The area is close to large vehicular roads and close to various public transport networks that facilitate the mobility of its inhabitants.

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IAAC graduates propose parasitic pods as alternative to cage homes in Hong Kong

August 19, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
Flux Haus by IAAC graduates Kammil Carranza, Jitendra Farkade and Vinay Khare

Flux Haus is a parasitic housing scheme, which has been conceptualised by Kammil Carranza, Jitendra Farkade and Vinay Khare, that would engulf five towers in Hong Kong with single-person pods. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia graduates designed the grid structure covered in moving single-occupancy pods to be a “more dignified” alternative to cage homes – tiny dwellings enclosed

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Arced concrete walls invite visitors into House in Konohana

August 19, 2019 Semi Han 0
House in Konohana by FujiwaraMuro Architects

FujiwaraMuro Architects has built a house in Osaka, Japan, which is separated from the street by two curved concrete walls. FujiwaraMuro Architects designed the three-bedroom family house in Osaka’s Konohana ward, to allow for outdoor parking in front of the house. The studio created a pair of curved concrete walls that define two areas for cars to park while

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Studio Arthur Casas tops sprawling NVD House in Brazil with putting green

August 18, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
NVD House by Studio Arthur Casas

The residents of this house in São Paulo, designed by local architecture firm Studio Arthur Casas, can bathe in a cantilevered swimming pool and play golf on the roof. NVD House by Studio Arthur Casas is a three-storey home in the Brazilian city’s luxury golf course community, Quinta da Baroneza, which also contains lakes, forests,

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Steel exoskeleton covers timber extension to Australian bungalow

August 18, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
Exoskeleton House by Takt Studio

Takt Studio has added an extension with a steel exoskeleton and sloping roof to a 1950s brick bungalow in the foothills of the Illawarra mountains in Australia. Called Exoskeleton House, the extension has a timber frame which is encased in a steel-frame shell. It abuts the north side of the original house, where it has

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Granite boxes form clifftop house overlooking a lake in India

August 17, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
The Lakehouse by CollectiveProject

Stacked boxes clad in stone perch on a rocky outcrop overlooking Durgam Cheruvu Lake in Hyderabad in this house designed by architecture studio Collective Project. Called Lakehouse, the house in southern India has two distinct sides to its granite and wood facade. A plain facade with few windows faces the road, but on the lake-facing

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Rodić Davidson merges two 19th-century art studios to create home in London’s Chelsea

August 16, 2019 Amy Frearson 0
Turners Studio by Rodić Davidson Architects

Rodić Davidson Architects has transformed a pair of artists’ studios that may once have belonged to JMW Turner into a lofty family home in London filled with eclectic furniture and striking artworks. The property is located on Glebe Place in London’s Chelsea, a street where many celebrated artists took up residence in the 19th century, when

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IDUMI Cafe + Residence / Tenhachi Architect & Interior Design

August 15, 2019 Martita Vial della Maggiora 0

Owner’s family lives in the upper story of the cafe. There is a story that used to be important “well” for the people who lives in the area. Owner’s Grandfather had opened restaurant, which named “IDUMI”, which means “well” in Japanese. After he had passed away, his grandchild opened coffee café, take over the store name “IDUMI” with grand respect.

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“The battle is over” says Amin Taha as 15 Clerkenwell Close is saved from demolition

August 15, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0

Architect Amin Taha has won his appeal against Islington Council, which had ordered the demolition of the RIBA award-winning 15 Clerkenwell Close. A report from the planning office released today revealed that 15 Clerkenwell Close has been given planning permission because it “accords with the generality of what had previously been approved”. Taha’s practice Groupwork

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