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Charged Voids draws on Le Corbusier for multi-generational home in Chandigarh

May 25, 2020 Jon Astbury 0
Residence 1065 by Charged Voids

A prayer room occupies a white turret in this house in Chandigarh designed by architecture studio Charged Voids to reference the work of Le Corbusier. Called Residence 1065, the home is located in Sector 27 of the Indian city. Chandigarh was planned by Le Corbusier and features many buildings designed the Swiss modernist architect. Charged

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Philip Johnson’s Glass House informs pool pavilion in Canada

May 24, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Pavilion A by Maurice Martel architecte

The modernist Ben Rose House in the film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Philip Johnson’s Glass House informed this pool house designed by Canadian studio Maurice Martel Architecte. Maurice Martel Architecte completed Pavilion A to accompany an existing house in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, an off-island suburb of Montreal. It was designed to draw on two examples of

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Wood Marsh tops curving concrete walls with zinc disc for house in Melbourne

May 24, 2020 India Block 0

Australian architecture studio Wood Marsh designed Towers Road House as “a sculpture to live within”, with high concrete walls that arc under a disc-shaped zinc roof. Set in the Melbourne suburb of Toorak, the house features galleries for the resident’s art collection and a living room with a sunken conversation pit. Wood Marsh took inspiration

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House 4AK / Swansilva Architecture

May 23, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

Located in a small town on the South coast of the Overberg overlooking the majestic Palmietberg Mountains to the North and the tumultuous Atlantic Ocean to the south, House 4AK stands in an indigenous fynbos garden with a decked courtyard at its heart. Designed as a retreat for a family where inhabitants are encouraged to interact with one another via the central courtyard forming the link between the various spaces and volumes.

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Adept builds customised-brick housing alongside Carlsberg’s Elephant Gate

May 23, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Theodora House housing block at Carlsberg Brewery in Copenhagen by ADEPT

Danish architecture studio Adept has used customised curved bricks to clad the five-storey Theodora House housing block alongside the Elephant Gate at the Carlsberg Brewery in Copenhagen. Built as part of a masterplan to redevelop the Carlsberg Brewery site in the Carlsberg City district in central Copenhagen, Adept designed the housing to continue the local

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Work Home Play Home / LAGADO architects

May 23, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

Work Home Play Home is our own life and work home in the center of Rotterdam: a colourful and playful interior that is designed to add colour and charm to the daily life of adults and children. The main goal of the design is to create an environment that can handle all sorts of use, at the same time, without giving up character in favor of performance. Simultaneously, we wanted to create a joyful and colourful house with a personal character.

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Office Ou turns Toronto garage into workshop, conservatory and dining room

May 22, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
The Garage Gem by Office Ou

Canadian architecture studio Office Ou has surrounded a detached garage in Toronto with glass doors and windows to convert it into a multifunctional space. The Garage Gem adjoins an existing house at the rear of a narrow laneway lot that backs up to a street. It was converted from a traditional garage into a space

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Villa Z / ARK-architecture

May 22, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

Laying at the confluence of the Mediterranean and the Orient, Villa Z displays a fusion between North African architectural vocabulary and attributes of the Arab and Islamic art. The sheer whiteness of walls, the distinctive interplay with light as well as the Mashrabiya, are merged and rethought to fit the needs of contemporary living.

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Three cast-concrete volumes form Preston Hollow house by Specht Architects

May 22, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
The Preston Hollow by Specht Architects

American studio Specht Architects has designed this Dallas residence with long corrugated concrete volumes to reference brutalist architecture. The Preston Hollow home is influenced by the texture and shape of modern Dallas, Texas houses built in the 1950s and 1960s. Its plan is spread across three long cast concrete volumes that comprise 8,826 square feet

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RicharDavidArchitekti tops Czech home with a greenhouse

May 22, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
House with a greenhouse in Chlum, Czech Republic, by RicharDavidArchitekti

Architecture studio RicharDavidArchitekti has built a greenhouse on top of a single-storey family home within an orchard in the town of Chlum, Czech Republic. Built in the Hořice district of Czech Republic, the aptly named House with a greenhouse consists of a single storey home with a roof-shaped greenhouse on top. RicharDavidArchitekti placed the greenhouse

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