The existing Tinian stone of the ground floor alternates with the fare face ochre plaster of the additions, in an attempt of getting a clear distinction between the old and the new. Therefore, this contemporary stone residence introduces a contemporary architectural vocabulary, in a harmonic mixture of the traditional and modernistic features of the Greek countryside.
This project was developed within the competition Belarus design award 2015 by Chernova Yuliya and Artem Tiutiunnyk (KOTRA architects). The theme of the competition has prompted us to create the house, inspired traditions and customs of our ancestors. Ethnic elements in the interior underline the link between the past and the present strengthening and supporting it.
Designing in Sardinia means dealing with a landscape characterized by the Mediterranean shrubland, lagoons and jagged coasts, but also with an ancient tradition of elementary rural buildings: “lo stazzo”, contemporary stone house made of a linear sequence of single rooms
Designed by Arrokabe Architects, Casa do Medio is a house for a couple with three grown-up sons willing to move to the historical center of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Rúa do Medio is a quiet residential street that runs parallel to the Camino as it enters the historic city. The main body of the rehabilitated […]
Tonimbuk House is a contemporary home designed by Melbourne – based Maxa Design. Description by Maxa Design: Located on 10 acres in the Bunyip State Park, this exceptionally well designed home pays homage to iconic Australian architecture in the form of a modern ‘wool shed’. By creatively adapting the existing masonry walls and harnessing southerly views, […]
Studio KO designed this minimalist mountain lodge in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Studio KO is formed of architects Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty. Locally-sourced Ouriko stone gives the Kasbah home the distinctive red color often associated with nearby Marrakech. Description by Studio Ko: The Villa E, was designed as a contemporary Kasbah (Moroccan traditional […]