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This multi-functional complex is one of the first of many to be built in a new ‘civilized industrial area’ on the outskirts of Greater Shanghai, China. The low-lying elongated structure becomes one with the lie of the land as it snakes around a man made lake and a series of canals.
Designed by award winning Marcio Kogan Architects, this stunning residence is to be found on a mountain side on one of the hundreds of islands of the colonial city of Paraty, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The house is built on a hillside overlooking the Gulf of Corinth. Due to the natural slope of the ground it is developed on three levels (basement with ancillary spaces, ground floor with the main living spaces and a mezzanine level above the kitchen), in shape resembling a cube sitting on the hillside.
This is the first crematorium in Lithuania. The idea to build a crematorium was born in the interwar period, but at that time only furnace to reduce medical waste in Kaunas hospital was built. Increasing cremation traditions Lithunians use cremation services in Latvia and Poland
The Cabin is designed for adaption to multiple settings not taking any particular site into consideration, being a product for mass-production distribution. The general idea is to establish a Cabin-concept that favours a nice landscape setting with the need of appreciating a wonderful view.
Babis Ioannou and Tasos Sotiropoulos start their cooperation in 1977 by undertaking complex building projects in Saudi Arabia, as well as the construction of flats and houses in Greece. In 1982 Alexander Van Gider joins the team and they establish ISV Architects and partners.
The club house merges with the landscape and integrates consistently into the natural surroundings, almost being completely absorbed by it. Towards the south west the court opens up into a covered terrace as far as the driving range.
This house is located in suburbs of Oita-city. The place is a small-scale residential quarter developed about 30 years ago. The housing lot exists together to the farmland, and atmosphere there calm compared with the city part.
How could one revive vernacular architecture in such an exceptional setting as Imerovigli, Santorini, with its view of the Caldera, opposite the Skaros rock? Generally rooms to rent at the Caldera simulate the vernacular by cloning indefinitely vaulted roofs.
"In the concept for this small house in the vicinity of Aldeia de Juso, the tiniest area of flat land and the house’ s, as well as the high density of the new houses yet to be built in the surroundings, forcibly draw us to some sort of “obsession” about the possibilities of dilating space.