The architect’s description: Casa Brutale is a geometrical translation of the landscape. It is an unclad statement on the simplicity and harmony of contemporary architecture. It is a chameleonic living space, created to serve its owner and respect the environment. It is the inverted reference to Casa Malaparte, encased and protected by the tender earth that […]
The architect’s description: This house is located in the historic center of Chihuahua City, in north-central Mexico. This district displays a deteriorated urban fabric due to the demolition of a great number of old buildings being replaced by surface parking lots. The population has migrated to the fringes leaving an empty housing stock. The project was […]
The architect’s description: The Rabot Tourist Cabin is one of many DNT (Norwegian Trekking Association) lodging facilities throughout Norway. It is located at 1200 meters above sea level, close to the glacier at Okstindan in northern Norway. The site is spectacular and the mountains and glaciers are in close proximity. The weather can be extremely harsh […]
The architect Jesse Bennett and his wife, interior designer Anne-Marie Campagnolo recently have completed the Planchonella House – a tropical house – in Queensland, Australia. The architect’s description: Set in tropical north Queensland, the house embraces the heritage rainforest surrounds and utilises experimental passive design methods. The simplistic approach and use of Lo-Fi technologies results in […]
The Reflection House is a project completed in 2015 by Henkin Shavit Studio. This old stone house is located in the city of Safed, Israel and it is representative for the combination of preservation and modernization. The architect’s description: A residential private house for preservation that has been re-designed and planed anew in the old […]
Spanish street artist Pejac recently created a series of murals in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul. His works incorporate cultural references, economic or social, with a well-defined message. Pejac’s paintings can be also found on walls in Moscow, Paris, Istanbul, London and Milan. You can see several additional pieces posted on Pejac website.