Suburbanstudio

Ashton Porter Architects designed a studio located in a typical Victorian suburban garden in London. Project description: The main studio facade that addresses the garden floats above a glass panel and forms a screen to separate the work space of the studio from the domestic garden. The typical green suburban garden is replaced by a folded timber landscape characterised by a pop up landscape of activities including a heated paddling pool, a sand pit and a fire pit. The materials of Read more [...]
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House La Punta

Central de Arquitectura designed this house, located in the western side of Mexico City, using two rectangular prisms placed one over the other making an L shape. Project description: The plot of land is located in the western side of Mexico City in Bosques of the Lomas, looking to the northeast towards the street: Paseo of the Tulipanes being 17.99 meter long with the official number 16. It is 875.00 square meter of surface and a zoning of H2/40%/350. The project is compost of two rectangular Read more [...]
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Train Store in Ribes de Freser

Sau Taller d’Arquitectura designed the Train Store in Ribes de Freser, conceived in order to solve the climatic problems of the station and to shelter the railtrack trains from the vandalism. With this aim this big and diaphanous volume was realized. A three dimension metallic dry construction structure thought to be built without affecting the normal timetable of the train route. The roof is designed to be a solar energy collector covering all its south faced slopes with photovoltaic panels. Read more [...]
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Hirozakari Sake Brewery

Tyrant Kunihiko Matsuba + N-LLC transformed a former sake brewery site into an event facility to promote cultural and art events, including the Nakanojo Biennale. Project description: Our plan is to reconstruct the former Hirozakari Sake Brewery site owned by Nakanojo-machi, Gunma Prefecture, as an event facility (first period of this year). As the owner of Shima springs, Nakanojo-machi has recently been taking an active part in promoting cultural and art events, including the Nakanojo Read more [...]
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Montan Univerity Leoben

Gangoly & Kristiner Architects refurbished the 1970′s lecture hall building of the Montan Univerity Leoben in Austria. Project description: In addition to an energy refit, the upgrading of the whole building technology and adaption to suit the needs of the physically disadvantaged the building’s range of functions was extended. An elevated structure was placed in front of the existing building to both clear the urban situation and to enlarge the existing foyer. The foyer now ensures Read more [...]
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House in a Hungarian Town

Polla Bauer and András Ónodi designed this building, in a suburb area surrounded by vineyards, with sharp contour and discrete elegance that stands our immediately from the neighborhood. Project description: Intercepted into the slope the house constitutes a two-storey elevation towards the street, which becomes one-storey at the back due to the inclination and the gable roof moved from the centre. The symmetry of the street facade may trigger tension first, which is relieved by the lean-to Read more [...]
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El Bruc Social Center

SP25 designed this multis building and meeting point located just outside the old town of El Bruc, Barcelona. Project description: It is a new public building for single-family housing development, with a social and cultural use, which consists in a multiuse room for the neighbors, a little bar and a toilet. We were asked to design a neighborhood meeting point, a place for popular parties and celebrations, and other activities such as conferences and courses. It is planned for a capacity Read more [...]
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Reforma House

Central de Arquitectura designed this luxurious house located in the western side of Mexico City. Project description: The offer was created across the volumes of rock. Trying to respond to the horizontal that the spaces and the program generated; responding to the proportions of the same. The work retakes the geometries of the context and urban images putting the together in a tectonic volume. This volumes float in a water mirror which gives access to the house. A single skin of rocks Read more [...]
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Cut and Fold House

Ashton Porter Architects remodeled a Victorian house in Twichenham, near London. The remodelation also included the design of a new addition. Project description: An imprint of the existing front facade of the house is relocated within a floating stainless steel frame to the front of a new side addition. This floating facade is separated from both the new addition behind and existing house by a band of structural glass. The new addition is characterised by its separation and glass connection Read more [...]
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House B-Wald

Alexander Brenner Architekten designed this residence located in Stuttgart, Germany, using two anthracite-colored building volumes that glitter in the sunlight. Project description: The gate in between them opens to a private world. From up here, one looks down to the residence, a building com- posed of light-colored cubes and dark rectangular slabs. The roof, which is paved with red bricks, braces the single building units. Approaching the house via the curved access road reveals the Read more [...]
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