Flying Point Residence

Stelle Architects designed this house and garden that became a bridge between two different bodies of water: gentle Mecox Bay to the north and wild Atlantic Ocean to the south. An existing house was radically transformed as opposed to being demolished. Substantial effort was undertaken in order to reuse, rethink and modify existing conditions and materials. Much of the material removed was recycled or reused elsewhere. The plans were reworked to create smaller, staggered volumes, which are Read more […]
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SKINS 6|2

UXUS was invited by Dutch cosmetics retailer SKINS to design a US pilot store in Las Vegas at the Cosmopolitan. Located at the heart of the infamous Vegas Strip, the Cosmopolitan is the new key retail destination for the ‘multicultural, city chic, urban minded and design driven’ crowd. The brief was to create an aspirational, yet accessible shopping experience showcasing a wide variety of brands and products. Inspired by the dynamic and ever-changing nature of street markets, the shop Read more […]
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Sailor’s Island Summer House

ALBUS Design designed this summer house located on Sailor’s Island, Porto Alegre, southern Brazil, to receive the family and guests of the homeowner. Looking for unique pieces, the architect Henrique Steyer traveled to São Paulo, from where most of the furniture was brought. From visiting the international furniture fair in Milan, Italy, came the inspiration of using an acrylic sideboard besides the white couch. On the garden, imposing 5’2″ light fixtures serve as beacons for the guests arriving Read more […]
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Taller De Musics

Dom Arquitectura designed this music school, in the Can Fabra Cultural Centre, a building which historically was a textile factory. The project posed a significant challenge: to do a music school on top of a library. That supposed a great acoustic difficulty. We had a very defined program, that give us the Higher Education School minimum requirements about classrooms numbers and their surfaces. Therefore we propose a distribution based on maximum use of available space. All the classrooms Read more […]
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House in Budakeszi

Tamás Mórocz designed a house in the inner part of Budakeszi, Hungary. The  settlement is characterized by buildings with pitched roofs perpendicular to the street; made often with  a porch  and  with  an  intimate garden beside and  at the back of the building. The neatness and the simple purity of the Swabian villages is a noticable feature of the settlement today. The house is a transcription of a building with pitched roof and porch.  Houses of this kind connect to their Read more […]
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Indoor Pool And Spa

A2arquitectos designed an indoor pool and spa for one of the most distinctive hotels on the eastern part of the island of Mallorca, Spain. In 1967, a small hotel, Hotel Castell dells Hams, was established on the island of Mallorca amid the Mediterranean vegetation. Over time, and through subtle improvements and extensions, it has become one of the most distinctive hotels on the eastern part of the island. The last of the alterations, meant to celebrate the Mediterranean light and the location’s Read more […]
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House in Mexilhoeira-Grande

Marco Arraiolos desgined this unique house located in the city or Mexilhoeira-Grande, Portimão. The house, with a required implementation polygon defined in a development plan, is inserted in a batch of reduced dimensions, with southern exposure and views over the river mouth of the estuary of Alvor. The project inverts the logic of immediate social/private, being the occupation at ground level, of the total area of deployment, made with private and service areas – bedrooms, bathroom Read more […]
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Ridge Apartment Complex

Japanese studios SNARK and OUVI designed a 2-stories wooden apartment built in Takasaki city, Gunma.   Gunma is the car society and, a car ownership rate per person of Gunma is the highest in Japan. The transportation by car expands a sphere of life, and this is special locality of Gunma. Usually, a context of creating architectures is quoted from a neighborhood and small area where we can go on foot. However, I quote a context from a wider range in this case and, design it by a macro scale Read more […]
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GSK Office Sarajevo

Firma d.o.o. designed the new office for pharmaceutical company Glaxo in Sarajevo, which would not only be different from their previous space, but also enhance the social atmosphere and encourage collaboration among employees. The new office is designed as a functional, yet open and colorful space where employees can spontaneously share their ideas and communicate. It supports vibrant working atmosphere providing variety of work settings suitable for large and small team meetings, quite Read more […]
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