House in Pousos by Bak Gordon Arquitectos

Bak Gordon Arquitectos designed this two level house located in Pousos, Portugal. The house, constructed on an inclined terrain facing the city, welcomes the visitors with only four volumes welded together with a full straight lower level. This operation allows to diminish the impact of the 700 square meter constructed area, and contributes to the organization of the house program. The four volumes also define several outside spaces. Photos by Joao Morgado Via Read more […]
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Prayer and Meditation Pavilion by TAMarchitettura

Nominated for the Detail Prize 2009, the Prayer and Meditation Pavilion designed by TAMarchitettura is known for its platonic exterior and dramatic interior space. The pavilion is basically two cubes, tangent to each other on one face and shifted from each other about the distance of the half of one side. Slots and peeling away of the outer walls create access points to each cube from opposite sides, across a shallow pool. Each space is topped by bamboo canopies in a steel frame, painted Read more […]
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TBWA/Hakuhodo Office by Klein Dytham Architecture

To create the new agency for TBWA/Hakuhodo, Klein Dytham Architecture transformed an old bowling alley in a large 8 story amusement complex in downtown Tokyo. A central park runs through the middle of the space and a series of shelters for meeting rooms, project rooms and director’s offices generate a small townscape in the space, where the raised areas on top of the shelters make for pleasant breakout spaces. The office is entered on the 6th floor of the building. This floor acts as reception, Read more […]
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WakuWaku Hamburg by ippolito fleitz group

The WakuWaku Restaurant, designed by ippolito fleitz group, is located in Hamburg’s city center. The long, narrow space stretches back almost 17 meters has a glass roof in the rear half that admits daylight. The space is divided into two main zones: the dinning area and the service area with an order counter, kitchen and take-away area as one unit/box painted in a strong shade of violet, WakuWaku’s corporate color. On entering the restaurant, the customer has to place his order and will Read more […]
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F House by Kubota Architect Atelier

Kubota Architect Atelier designed this unusual house with a front facade so precise that it looks almost fake. Every detail of the house seems exact, getting to the point where you can’t tell is a photograph or a rendering. The interior is as pristine and intriguing as the exterior with its perfectly smooth concrete. Via Life Without Buildings Read more […]
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