Planar House by Steven Holl Architects

This private residence, designed by Steven Holl Architects, is thought to be a part of the great 20th century contemporary art collection of the owners. Constructed of tilt-up concrete walls, the flat and rotated nature of the walls merges with the simple orthogonal requirements of the interiors for art. The house is a vessel for the art collection hidden behind a perforated sheet of Cot-Ten steel. Via materialicious Read more […]
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NYU Department of Philosophy by Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects has completed renovation of the interiors of an 1890 building for the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts & Science at New York University. The new interior is organized around a concept of the phenomenal properties of light and materials, given the Department of Philosophy a luminous image. A new porous stair, changing its direction at each floor, vertically connects the six-level building through shifting light and shadow. Read more […]
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