Oscar Niemeyer’s Refurbishment

This is Oscar Niemeyer’s Refurbishment, a masterpiece brought to life by the talented creators Felipe Hess and Renata Pedrosa. This project entailed the conversion of an original devised three bedroom interior into an open space contemporary loft. A loft with fluid circulation and grand social spaces with no permanent partitions. In order to achieve this openness the architects cleverly divided the private from the social spaces by the introduction of a central block dividing the two activities. Read more […]
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Mazzo Restaurant

Concrete Architectural Associates recently complete the interior of the Mazzo Restaurant in Amsterdam. Here is the project description: It’s a typical Amsterdam building: narrow and very deep spaces fused together with different floor and ceiling levels, which automatically provides a natural positioning for the restaurant. 
The first part has a five-meter high ceiling and faces directed outwards. The perfect area for a bar, where guests can order a fast espresso or have a drink at Read more […]
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Lumino House

Davide Macullo Architects projected another stunning house located in the Swiss Alpine village of Lumino. This house stands as a monolithic element, quietly complementing and echoing its context. The surrounding area is characterized by traditional store built houses, many of which date back centuries and are marked by their use of this single contraction material. The new house is intended of the vernacular; its exposed reinforced concrete from recalls the revered strength and resonates Read more […]
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Warehouse Office

Daniele Claudio Taddei Architect projected the new office for an upcoming IT company in an old warehouse with 4 meters high ceilings located in Zürich, Switzerland. Here is the project description: We tried to adapt the needs of the new function without impairing the existing structure: we added some 3 meter high rooms into the room leaving 1 meter of open space to the ceiling, and the much needed acoustic ceilings and walls were also carefully inserted. Several indirect lights highlight Read more […]
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Concrete House

With the combination of design, quality and functionality, A-cero projected a house in Madrid defined by a set of clean lines and perfect volumes. Here is the project description: The grey colour of the concrete that make up the whole building and an architectural wide black pergola, there are the elements that, at first sight, stand out in the house exterior. Furthermore, huge windows have been included in the façade in order to enjoy of the pleasant surrounding views of the house. The Read more […]
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Jackie Su Restaurant

German design studio RAUMINRAUM designed the interior of the Jackie Su Restaurant located in Bremen, Germany. The asian street kitchen character with a contemporary and clear interior is used for this small restaurant in Bremen’s city center. Concrete walls with an artwork presenting a smiling Jackie Su, bring red Asian characters while the large suspended acoustic ceiling and unclad air-conditioning ducts emphasize the urban ambience. Photos by Nikolai Wolff Via Read more […]
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PostPanic Office

Maurice Mentjens Design projected the new office for PostPanic, a design / animation studio and a production company. When PostPanic decided to move to a new building in Amsterdam, they wanted an interior that not only would be pleasant and workable, but also inspiring, and a reflection of the studio’s creative and headstrong mind. In the briefing, functionality was the biggest priority. To ensure a constant quality, PostPanic purposely chooses to produce, direct, design and animate in-house Read more […]
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House Equanimity

Architect Joseph N. Biondo designed a house with a high dedication to details, surfaces and playing between indoor and outdoor spaces. Situated in a typical nondescript subdivision of Eastern Pennsylvania, the house is surrounded by other single-family houses of all shapes and sizes. The primary building materials, site poured concrete and various concrete products, pay respect to the history of Northampton. This single-family, three bedroom home penetrates into the landscape and becomes Read more […]
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View House

Johnston Marklee designed a house near Rosario in Argentina, engaging the living experience of the house with the views of the surrounding landscape and preserving privacy from neighbors. A compact massing strategy with a minimal footprint liberates and preserves the ground, defining a two story structure. By denying the traditional front, side, and rear yard designations, and instead intensifying the facade as a surface that continuously modulates the relationship of interior to exterior, Read more […]
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Slit House

Atelier Zhanglei designed the house to fit in the historical context of Nanjing City, China, with a new form of concrete facade. The entire structure, even the roof, are made from concrete with a 5 centimeter horizontal wood textile strips which share the same scale with neighbor buildings of brick build almost 100 years ago. Showing the transparency of the house in its public part with deep openings, limited on the east and west where the neighbors are. Photos Read more […]
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