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Apartment in Duque de Alba

The Project transforms a small, 28sq-m office in the historic centre of Madrid into a private apartment. The basic aim of the project was to provide, despite the small surface available, all the necessary elements for a comfortable everyday use, a... More

Project • By ARX Portugal ArquitectosPrivate Houses

House in Possanco

The cultural meeting point joining the house owners and the architects was based on their common interest: an undoubtedly contemporary architecture, but one whose nature and final expression would also be the outcome of a research of the paradigms of... More

Project • By Barclay & Crousse ArchitecturePrivate Houses

House O3

Located on a flat terrain, in the middle of an extensive beach, the building establishes strategies to preserve intimacy in relation to the current emptiness of the desert landscape and the density of future condominiums. An enclosure is establish... More

Project • By William O’Brien JrPrivate Houses

Twins: Houses in Five Parts

This design proposal for two vacation homes for two brothers and their families on one plot of land in upstate New York represents an examination of a curious part to whole relationship. The mathematical principle of “dissection” states that any two... More

Project • By BIG - Bjarke Ingels GroupMasterplans


GENERAL DESCRIPTION Superkilen is a half a mile long urban space wedging through one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged neighborhoods in Denmark. It has one overarching idea that it is conceived as a giant exhibition of urban bes... More

Project • By The D*Haus Company LimitedIndividual Buildings

The D*Haus Dynamic

Conceived for the harsh, climatic extremes from ‘Lapland to Cape Horn and Aleutians to Auckland’ The D*Haus concept can respond dynamically to its environment by controlled adaptation to seasonal, meteorological and astronomical conditions. Based on... More

Project • By Skidmore, Owings & MerrillPassenger Terminals

Grand Central Terminal

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) presented its vision for “Grand Central’s Next 100” yesterday at the Municipal Art Society of New York’s third annual Summit for New York City. Led by partners Roger Duffy, FAIA, and T.J. Gottesdiener, FAIA, SOM’s... More
Modern House

Project • By Merêces Arch-Viz StudioOffices

Modern House

This Project was for a Client In Angola for a Modern House with offices, meeting room, private spaces,etc More

Project • By SIMON WOODROFFEHousing

YO! Home at 100% Design

YO! Home, the pioneering and intuitive living space set to revolutionise contemporary homes, has launched in London at 100% Design, where YOTEL was launched seven years ago. Conceived and developed by Simon Woodroffe, the man responsible for YO! Sush... More

Project • By LEVEL ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Skate Park House

The owners of this house, a young married couple, made a special request in regards to the design of their house, located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Shibuya ward. They wanted both a skateboard park and a piano rehearsal room to reflect th... More

Project • By U-R-A | United Riga ArchitectsCommercial Landscape

STRETCHED EGG - First stage winnning proposal for ISOVER 2012

First stage winning proposal for Isover Multi-Comfort House Contest 2012, an international two-stage competition. The aim of the competition is to create regeneration and community development in Trent Basin, Nottingham, UK, which meet passive ho... More

Project • By R-ZERO | ArquitectosPrivate Houses

Widescreen house

Located at the Golf Club of San Gaspar in Jiutepec de Morelos, over 1600 square meters on a hill; WIDESCREEN is conceived to offer a versatile program on a single level. Today it is a getaway house only, but eventually will turn into the clients perm... More

Project • By John Dwyer, ArchitectPrivate Houses


The objective was to create a home with the highest possible performance in environmental and economic measure. Specifically, it was designed to be buildable at an appraisable value, even in the modern housing and lending climate, while having as li... More

Project • By TescoShops

Tesco opens worlds first virtual store

Tesco Homeplus in South Korea is opening the world’s first virtual store today in the Seoul subway to help time-pressed commuters shop on the go using their smartphones. The walls of the Seonreung subway station in downtown Seoul came to life toda... More

Project • By Metall-FXSculptures

The Panopticon

Atom, a Panopticon for Pendle On the Haworth Road Car Park, overlooking the picturesque village of Wycoller is Atom, a unique, egg-shaped sculpture, designed by Peter Meacock with Katarina Novomestska and Architects WCW. The Metall-FX bronze coated A... More