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Based in rural spain,Francesc Rifé Studio have renovated an old farmhouse. ‘empordà house’ is a project that combines old with the new in the most subtle manner. the owner’s interest in furniture by jean prouvé and charlotte perriand influenced the interiors while the extension itself stems from their respect to the local, rural architecture of the empordà.
The site lies at Agios Ioannis – Chania. Main goal of this project is the construction of a three-story residence, a house Inside the city that makes you feel that you are Outside in nature. This goal set the basic foundations for a design that lets the sound of rain, the first rays of the sun and the full moon of August inside the house.
Architecture includes urban, building, furniture and object design, even art, since all these comprise the environment in which we live in. They should be designed based on logic and functionality, but in order to be human, they must involve vision and sentiments.Those are the elements that give meaning to my life and those same elements I want to define my work.
Located in a setting of great beauty and valuable landscape, in front of the Mediterranean Sea, between El Portixol and Cala Blanca, the Sardinera House lays on the top of a hillside, lined by a headland entering the sea on a bay of turquoise waters.
Scandinavian design is a movement defined by its simple functionality. Villa V3, located in Denmark, is a gorgeous example of Scandinavian design’s presence today. Clean lines, accessible materials, and a great flow of space turn this residence into the ideal modern dwelling.
In Cadiz Alberto Campo Baeza built a house that is a Roman travertine podium crowned by an upper horizontal plane.To materialize this elevated horizontal plane, which is the main living room of the house, he built a large box with 20 meters of frontage and 36 meters deep.
The Neues Museum was designed by Friedrich August Stuler and built between 1841 and 1859. Extensive bombing during World War II left the building in ruins. Few attempts at repair were made after the war, and the structure was left exposed to nature.
Situated on the Costa Esmeralda, a stretch of coastline south of Buenos Aires, the sleek design fuses board-marked concrete with glass in what looks like a very contemporary take on Brutalism.
"The word ‘luxury’ is so amorphous and anonymous. For us, this idea of luxury is how you think about fitting out a space with proportion, with a sense of materiality".Michael Gabellini
RAINHA is located in Portugal and was designed by Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners.The home is made mostly out of concrete, with wooden floors and glass walls, giving it an industrial air.