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In the lush countryside of North Wales in the village of Corwen, an 18th century sawmill had stood in disrepair for many years, a building in a unique location by the flowing water of a tributary of the River Dee, a scenic waterway with gushing waterfalls.
Casa VU is a beachside home, a project of the practice of TDC. Situated on an elevated site overlooking the ocean in Lima, Peru, it consists of a sand colored based topped by a series of white volumes, creating voids which provide the ultimate in light and shade.
A magnificent single family house just 14 km from downtown Madrid is Balcony House designed by the Madrid based practice of A-Cero. With a generous living space of 952 sq.m. over three levels, this imposing structure sits on a beautifully landscaped plot of 2.000 sq.m.
The expansion and redesign of a home in Yarze, a town in the district of Baabda in the Lebanon, was undertaken by the practice of Raed Abillama Architects, and completed in 2010. Known as the Villa Yarze, the existing structure was enlarged to encompass a living space of 1.800 sq.m. and without losing its original identity, was transformed into a contemporary version of its former self.
Located on the south coast of England, Lighthouse 65 is a stunning contemporary residence designed by the Winchester based practice of AR Design Studio. Winner of the 2012 RIBA Downland Prize, it adheres to the design philosophy of Andy Ramus and his interpretation of eco-friendly, innovative architecture.
On an elevated site by a coastal road on the island of Rhodes in Greece, Villa F stands out as an example of striking contemporary architecture. A 2011 project by the German practice Hornung & Jacobi Architecture, this 220 sq.m. luxury holiday home owes more to the concept of traditional island architecture than immediately meets the eye.
A renovation project for a 1970s structure to house the Satellite Control Centre in Arganda del Rey was undertaken by the practice of Herreros Arquitectos. The refurbishment of the circular building addressed the exterior appearance, the reorganisation of the interior and an improvement of its sustainability
An impressive addition to the skyline of Doha, Qatar is the Burj Doha, a design project of the innovative architectural practice of Jean Nouvel. The commercial structure is a soaring cylindrical form culminating in an elegant dome...
Approaching completion is the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, Azerbaijan. An important design project by the practice of Zaha Hadid Architects, this spectacular landmark structure is set to herald a new age for Azerbaijan
A new playground has recently been opened in Australia’s National Arboretum in Canberra. A design project of the well known practice of Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL), the concept of the space way extends that of a simple playground.