Architecture - Page 9

Tahari Courtyards by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (2003)

 

 

via Landezine
 
Every company should have a courtyard like this for employees. Oh well… only in our dreams.

Fashion designer Elie Tahari hired MVVA to add a soothing landscape to a windowless suburban “box” he was renovating to relocate 300 warehouse and accounting staff. Mr. Tahari’s work spaces in New York City are renowned for their sensuous materials and unusual uses of landscape; he sought to recreate that feel in an otherwise hostile suburban building.
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Alam Residence, Jakarta

Photo © Fernando Gomulya
 
Wallpaper*のインタラクティブ フロアプラン… 便利なもんやね。

Designed by ID-EA, headed up by Elsye Alam, this house is not only a comfortable and elegant family home but a highly functional and inventive one too. Built for the Los Angeles-based designer’s family in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Alam Residence hosts two generations and three households in a single three-storey building.
Read the rest of this article @ Wallpaper* Magazine »

 

BEACHED HOUSE

Photo © Peter Bennetts
 

It’s as though this beautiful home by BKK Architects has “washed ashore” and “embedded” itself in the terrain.

What is a holiday home? Is it an escape? A home away from home? Or does it more ephemeral, an attitude? Well, all these things and more if you ask us. While not all of us are lucky enough to have our own holiday home, it’s always so refreshing to see a well-designed getaway.
Read the rest of this article @ habitusliving.com »

 

Concrete House II by A-cero in Madrid

via Yatzer™
 
これデテールの演出とかもめちゃかっこええわ。(今パリす)

In modern day architecture a growing number of houses are constructed of concrete, despite the quantity, to some concrete seems like an impersonal construction material which portrays an element of remoteness and coldness. Concrete House II by A-Cero Architectural Studio is here to persuade those hard to convince that a modern concrete residence can be a warm, welcoming residence with everything that every resident could ever dream of wanting.
Enjoy the tour of the house @ Yatzer™ »

 

Congrats, Matsunami-san!

Photo © Mitsutomo Matsunami
 
松浪光倫建築計画室から嬉しいニュースが届きました。昨年当ブログで紹介させて頂いた『片山集合住宅』ArchDaily Building of the Year 2010 の集合住宅部門のファイナリスト(5点)のひとつに選ばれています。松浪さん、おめでとうございます! 大賞が選ばれるのはこの15日、皆さんも是非応援してあげてください。

Our friend Matsunami Mitsutomo’s “Apartment in Katayama” is one of the five finalists in the housing category of ArchDaily Building of the Year 2010. Take a look at our five-part article of the architecture and visit ArchDaily to vote if you like!