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Project • By Arun Nalapat ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Home on the Hill

“...  the house sits rooted to the site, cloaked in greys and browns. The landscape hugging the walls, tying it to the hilltop. Unpretentious and modest, it succeeds in hiding its scale and secrets ...”   Set amidst the scenic hills of Kerala, this get-away home is sited atop one such hill, offering expansive views to the lush green terrain below and around it. Our clients requirements were simple - a contemporary retreat and the primary need for solitude.    The intent to blur the boundaries between the built and the natural spaces was fulfilled by bringing in the landscape into the midst of the house, splitting the residence from the inside. Large extended overhangs, enveloped in wood and evocative of t... More

Project • By Martha Schwartz PartnersCommercial Landscape

Vilnius Plaza

The area around Vilnius Plaza is a mixed use development situated in Lithuania’s capital city. The development area enjoys direct visual links across the Nerris River to the Gediminas Castle Tower, one of Vilnius’ main historical attractions. To the south, the development abuts the Plaza to Vilnius Cathedral. The site, during the soviet era, was home to the City’s main football stadium which has since become unused and derelict. The residential area to the north with its tightly-knit pedestrian network connects the site back into the Šnipiškės neighborhood. These conditions imply that the site has a potential as a cultural destination between north and south area.   The site can be seen as a cultural d... More

Product • By ModCraftModCraft Hexon Tile

ModCraft Hexon Tile

Hexon is a 6" hexagonal porcelain tile. It's dimensionality elevates it to a truly unique surface expression. The simplicity of the hexagon is timeless. It is suitable for feature walls, fireplace surrounds, kitchen back splash, and shower and vanity walls. In temperate climates it is utilized in pool design as well as a landscape architecutral element.   More