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Occupying one of four plots (a gap in a Brixton terrace), Slip House is CTA in-house development built in the bottom of the garden of a derelict house.
Three simple ‘slipped’ orthogonal box forms break up the bulk of the building and give it it’s striking sculptural quality. The top floor is clad in milky, translucent glass planks which continue past the roof to create a high level enclosure for a private roof terrace.
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Gerês house is located on a steep slope in the Caniçada Valley where there was a small house and a stream. The existing building was located in an upper level of the land eventually liable to small landslides, which determined its demolition and the relocation of the new construction.
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The western shore of Lake Garda is characterised by its mild climate and richly cultivated landscape. David Chipperfield Architects has built two villas on the hillside looking over the resort town of Gardone Riviera. Both buildings are carefully inserted into the landscape with its olive groves and cypress trees. Their volumes are divided into individual one or two storey structures, which are offset to one another following the topography of the hillside.
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Tube socks, empty swimming pools and boards.
Hugh Holland is a photographer who captured the skate scene in Los Angeles in the 1970′s. Over three years, he took a ton of photos, chronicalling the skating’s evolution from its roots of ’unruly after-school activity’ to a fully fledged sport.
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Located in one of the most beautiful suburbs in Australia, this home in Cottesloe, WA, was designed around a young family who have recently moved to Australia from Switzerland.
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This East Austin home combines pure Modernism with a regional vernacular referencing aging structures such as barns and stables found throughout rural Texas.
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The National Geographic Photo Contest winners have been announced. Every year photographers from around the globe share photographs that transport us to another place, connect with us emotionally, or stir us to action.
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The Yerger Residence in Phoenix, Arizona, is composed of two materialistically different volumes that open to the East to provide constant views of the nearby Camelback Mountain. The house, designed by local practice Chen + Suchart Studio features their masterfully refined use of sand-blasted CMU block and weathering steel. The front entrance sits just above a concrete foundation and garage that serves as a plinth for the structure.
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