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The Breeze project undertaken by Japanese architects, ARTechnic is located in a prestigious downtown area of Tokyo. As two sides of the plot face a road with traffic and pedestrians, the architects chose to shelter their terraced construction behind a series of huge curved walls.
The British architect Zaha Hadid has pulled off yet another major coup in the competitive world of architecture. After being shortlisted with another ten prestigious international practices, she was chosen to design the long awaited National Stadium of Tokyo, Japan.
The Romanian architectural firm of Parasite Studio is responsible for this contemporary 230 sq.m. family home located in Timisoara, Romania. Black on White is simplicity itself, the theme of a dark box on the upper level which houses the private quarters of the family and the living areas on the ground floor.
On undertaking the commission of designing a house for a family of four in an underdeveloped suburb in Nicosia, Cyprus, Simpraxis Architects had to take into consideration the relatively isolated location of the site and the subsequent exposure to the elements which any structure would have to withstand during the hot Cypriot summer.
Urban growth in Teheran has led to a change in the identity of certain areas of the city, including the North East region where Danial apartment designed by Reza Sayadian & Sara Kalantary is located. In the past it was a place with parks and trees where the city dwellers had their summer homes...
Casa La Atalaya is a dramatic structure in an even more dramatic location. Designed by celebrated Mexican architect, Alberto Kalach, the residence dominates a hillside off the Californian coast. The huge concrete structure ambles down towards the sea in a number of levels, stone terraces and wooden pergolas.
The Casa el Pangue is located on a steep hillside in a rural area of Chile. Designed by local architects, Elton and Leniz, its contemporary geometric design and the combination of the contrasting elements of concrete and wood on the exterior are features used in past projects by the innovative architectural firm.
Gnädinger Architekten are the masterminds behind the renovation of a vacant half-timbered house, located in Duderstadt, Germany and the installation of a Museum of Historical Marksmanship in its place. The architects undertook the challenging task of integrating the new structure...
Minamiboso, an area south of Chiba in Japan, is where Takeshi Hirobe Architects chose to place their newest architectural jewel, a 105 sq.m. hexagonal residence, with a very unique feature embedded in its design. A perfect symbol of mathematics and architecture...
The RMIT Swanston Academic Building by Architectural practice Lyons in conjunction with RWA is located in Melbourne city centre. The urban campus presents an alternative model of academic structure and has been designed to reflect the high level of education offered by the university.