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Before the commencement of the design project for the Friend House Eco-hotel near the Orel River in Ukraine, extensive research was carried out on the ecostructure, wildlife and materials available in the immediate area.
The renovation of a 1970s building in the Netherlands which once housed a police station, was undertaken by the practice of KAW Architecten. The project was to create a haven, a place of safety for 48 girls who had been subjected to the horrors of abuse and forced prostitution through the heinous acts of human traffickers.
The X House, which represents a visual interpretation of its name, is located at the very top of a steep cliff in Cabrilo, on the outskirts of Barcelona. Designed by the Spanish practice of Cadaval + Sola Morales Arquitectos, the design evolved into its final configuration through the specifications of the client. From the outset...
This eco-sound architectural project by Bercy Chen Studio is located on the shores of the Colorado River in Austin, Texas, on a site which previously held an industrial identity. Inspired by the traditional Native American Pit House, the reinterpreted contemporary design aims to redress and restore the damage inflicted on the site by its past usage.
Enclave House located in Melbourne, Australia is a design project for the renovation of an existing Edwardian property on an inner city site and the construction of an extension plus a separate garage and studio space to the rear of the site.
Flanked on both sides by conventional buildings, the outstanding originality of the facade of the Shipara Office building in Bangalore, India, stands out as an example of innovative contemporary architecture.
When designing this contemporary family residence in Kifissia, a northern suburb of Athens, the architects SPACELAB had to contend with an irregular shaped triangular site on the corner of a busy street. To deal with this and in order to ensure a generous sized garden...
Located in Seongbuk-dong, a densely populated area of Seoul, the Korean design practice of BANG by MIN, led by architect Sae Min Oh, were responsible for the award winning design of H-House.
The London skyline began to change for ever as the controversial building known as The Shard began to take shape. Designed by Renzo Piano in 2000 and completed in 2012, it finally opened to the public in 2013.
S House is a project of Glamuzina Paterson Architects located on the south side of Prospect Terrace in Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand. Faced with a sloping narrow rectangular site of 72 meters in length and just 15 meters in width, the architects were challenged to come up with an innovative design which would take advantage of the available space.