Moereels House by Jo Crepain

Jo Crepain renovated a concrete water tower into a house located in Brasschaat, Belgium. On the ground floor is a 6 meter high volume dropped around the four feet of the tower. Industrial u-glass covers three sides of the tower and clear glass with small balconies on the south side. Steel stairways connect the different levels inside the tower. At night fluorescent lamps behind the glass light the water tower in the forest of Brasschaat, Belgium. Photos removed by request of OWI // Office Read more […]
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Pentagon Memorial by KBAS Studio

KBAS Studio worked closely with the familiars of the victims to project the Pentagon Memorial, inaugurated september 11, seven years after 9/11. The Pentagon Memorial is a place like no other that provokes thought yet does not prescribe what to think or how to feel. 184 Memorial Units are uniquely placed along age lines marking a birth-year. Each unit demarcates a special place dedicated to each individual with their name engraved at the end of the cantilever, hovering above a pool of water Read more […]
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Private Pool by Heri&Salli

The main goal for Heri&Salli was to create and continue a kind of landscape character that includes different functions and tasks. The six stripes line up on each other and take over different functions around the swimming pool like seats or couch surfaces or tables or a roof that offers view-protection to the neighbours. A fragmentary strip as a ramp has the task of leading to the lawn. Photos by Paul Ott Via Judit Bellostes Read more […]
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Engine Offices by Jump Studios

Jump Studios has created an animated but suitably slick new office environment for communication group Engine. The five-storey building accommodates twelve companies under the Engine umbrella. The challenge was to create a space that would appeal to a broad range of tastes while respecting and upholding the individual brand identities. Clients can opt for multilateral or unilateral engagement with the different Engine companies, which meant for group working areas between companies as well Read more […]
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Carabanchel Housing by dosmasuno arquitectos

dosmasuno arquitectos projected 102 housing in Carabanchel, Madrid, for the EMV (Municipal Housing Company). The building is compressed onto one edge of the plot, in a single linear piece in search of views and optimal orientation in which east and west share the south, soothing the interior and defining the exterior. Dwellings are planned by and for this location from an invariable core that after an modular addition complete the requirements of the program. This core is constructed attending Read more […]
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Fragile-Lab by Import.Export Architecture

Fragile-Lab is a new complex construction, designed by Import.Export Architecture, located in Antwerpen, Belgium, that houses four functions: storage, showroom, office and a duplex apartment. The building is characterized by its light structure, featuring large expanses of glass and off-kilter columns. The architects aim was to intentionally make the building appear fragile. This is further enhanced by its many angles and almost see through interior. Inside, a full length green wall connects Read more […]
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House in Juanopolis by una arquitectos

The brazilian firm una arquitectos projected this beautiful house integrated in the landscape following the slope exalting the virtues and protecting it from the nearby buildings. The building is like a continuum line that folds structuring the house and forming three courtyards which create a relationship between the different areas of the house. From the street you only see a white tower that protects the infrastructures (kitchen, ovens, fireplace, etc) and a horizontal rectangle of 8 Read more […]
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Weekend Links September 06

Architectural Styles of Contemporary Universities Angled Bays that orient views and jazz up building exteriors. Antique beams used for Cobbleblock & Cobblewood Flooring. New York City has new and unique Bike Racks. Minimal magnetized Glass Memo Boards available in 15 colors. An Unusual Solution to an inexcusable problem. Swimming pools that are designed to Float in a Lake. Rotator is a bath which rotates to become a shower. Now you can determine the Solar Potential Read more […]
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Popstage MeZZ by EEA Architects

The city of Breda, Netherlands, decided to bring in the EEA Architects firm to design a small adjacent theatre to an existing building. The old brick building from the late 19th century now has a restaurant and cafe on its ground floor, and offices and meeting spaces on the upper floors. The popstage emerges from the earth. It appears to visitors as a small found object with an animal shape, almost like a primitive organism arising from the netherworld. It is completely closed, without Read more […]
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