Bavaria Road Studio in Islington  West Architecture

Bavaria Road Studio in Islington | West Architecture

The complete refurbishment of a double height live/work studio and incorporation of a new mezzanine in a former Methodist Church in North London. The plywood balustrade to the mezzanine is solid to give privacy to the sleeping space and it also provides the primary support for the mezzanine structure in the form of a very…

House for brother in Pacov | Atelier 111 Architekti

House for brother in Pacov | Atelier 111 Architekti

The house stands on the edge of the street and solitary buildings, therefore the threshold of old and new in the town of Pacov. Its mass nods the street, extends the street, and terminates it. The building becomes the last, if not the first in the row, of unmistakable individuality. Its unusual shape is based…

René Cassagne Housing in Cenon | Martin Duplantier Architectes

René Cassagne Housing in Cenon | Martin Duplantier Architectes

This project is situated along the upper Garonne River on a plateau overlooking the city center.  The arrival of a private developer in these underprivileged areas shows the evolution of the area during the past decade.  In terms of urbanity, this project creates density for the metropolitan center while serving as an anchor for the…

Casa Tello en Cuernavaca | PRODUCTORA Arquitectos

Casa Tello en Cuernavaca | PRODUCTORA Arquitectos

En cuatro volúmenes escalonados de 5 x 5 metros de desplante, se resuelve el programa de una vivienda unifamiliar. El escalonamiento se da tanto en planta como en corte y atiende a diferentes condicionantes. El desfase en planta responde a la integración en el proyecto de un gran árbol existente en el predio y la…

Caleido Tower in Madrid Fenwick Iribarren Architects

Caleido Tower in Madrid | Fenwick Iribarren Architects

Caleido, the Fifth Tower in the Madrid Business Area, is an emblematic project for the new Skyline of Madrid for the 21st century. It consists of a skyscraper with a height of 160 m. placed on a horizontal urban infrastructure base. The new Tower is located on the axis of the four existing towers standing out…

Social Housing in Carabanchel | Dosmasuno Arquitectos 

Social Housing in Carabanchel | Dosmasuno Arquitectos 

  The Project for 102 social dwellings in Carabanchel consists of 52 single-bedroom dwellings, 35 double-bedroom dwellings and 15 triple-bedroom dwellings. A common dwelling cell was developed for the single-bedroom typology, which becomes double or triple-bedroom typology by the attachment of cantilevered additions. Thus, the project is made up of an invariant core- repeated 102…

Pabellón Multideporte en Güevéjar Juan Moya Romero

Pabellón Multideporte en Güevéjar | Juan Moya Romero

El arquitecto Juan Moya Romero es el responsable del pabellón deportivo de Güevejar, Granada, que encierra una pista deportiva en un volumen de doble altura delimitado al exterior por muros de ladrillo. Una lámina curvada de aspecto metálico, autoportante y ligera como una hoja de papel, parece posarse mediante un gesto mínimo sobre la naturaleza…

Casa Blanco en Sevilla | SV60 Cordon + Liñan Arquitectos

La Casa Blanco, proyectada en 1977 con un programa mínimo, se asienta en la cornisa de un terreno alto: “El Aljarafe”, desde el que se divisa el valle del Guadalquivir y la ciudad de Sevilla. Es una comarca con asentamientos históricos como los restos tartésicos del Carambolo o las ruinas de Itálica. Quizás lo más…

House 12k in Ghent | Dierendonck Blancke Architecten 

House 12k in Ghent | Dierendonck Blancke Architecten 

The first steps taken by the architect and the client start with the search of a suitable building site. Under the architect’s advice, two neighboring houses were purchased, which exceeded the budget of the client. However, this allowed them to redefine the plot boundary and construct a new house on one of the two plots.…

Reforma y ampliación Maison BBàN Onze04 Architectes

Reforma y ampliación Maison BBàN en Nantes | Onze04 Architectes

El proyecto se sitúa al oeste de Nantes, en un barrio de muy baja densidad, y con una vecindad formada esencialmente de viviendas unifamiliares. La parcela es poco profunda y pequeña, de apenas unos 100 m2, y contiene una vivienda unifamiliar de aproximadamente 75m2. La casa, en forma de « L », presenta la tipología típica…

Pasqual Maragall Foundation Plaza | Miba Architects

Pasqual Maragall Foundation Plaza in Barcelona | Miba Architects

This new public space will be the access plaza to the BETA building and the connection between the UPF urban Campus and the Ciutadella park. The BETA building is the new headquarters for the Pasqual Maragall Foundation for Research in Alzheimer’s. This projects makes part of the arch-land series and is the first of the…

Rehabilitación de edificio en Madrid Riaño Arquitectos

Rehabilitación de edificio en Madrid | Riaño Arquitectos

Se trata de la rehabilitación por parte del estudio Riaño Arquitectos de este edificio de finales del s.XIX con un frente a la calle Latoneros de Madrid de 3.00 m cuyo solar posee en total 34,00 m2. Destaca el tratamiento de la medianería al descubierto para convertirla en una nueva fachada, y la rehabilitación total para…

Casa Proa en Cortelazor la Real | Gómez + Gorshkova

Casa Proa en Cortelazor la Real | Gómez + Gorshkova

Esta vivienda de esparcimiento se construye sobre una antigua majada, como se conocen en la Sierra de Aracena las edificaciones auxiliares que servían como casas de apero, despensa o gallineros. Es esta condición por la que se ubican al borde de la población, estando así más próximas a las ricas huertas, como las que bordean…

Uitkijktoren in Stampleem | De Gouden Liniaal Architecten

Uitkijktoren in Stampleem | De Gouden Liniaal Architecten

Negenoord is a former gravel extraction area which is now transformed to a nature reserve called Maasvalley Riverpark, 2500 hectares in size and located on both sides of the Belgium-Netherlands border which is formed by the Maas river. The redevelopment also gives more space for the river creating a flooding area. This project is a…

Casa Balint en Bétera | Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Casa Balint en Bétera | Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Un lugar privilegiado inmerso en un campo del Golf situado en las proximidades de Valencia, supone el punto de partida del proyecto. La propuesta se dibuja a través de trazas elípticas que contienen el programa, maximizando las posibilidades dadas por la normativa y minimizando el impacto volumétrico sobre el lugar. Se dispone así una pieza con…

Studio in London | Feilden Fowles

Studio in London | Feilden Fowles Architects

Designed as a demountable structure, the studio is built of a Douglas fir timber frame clad with corrugated Onduline bitumen sheets. The materials are redolent of agricultural building forms, reinterpreted for its actual purpose to house an emerging team of architects. The long elevation facing south is articulated by steel T columns and floor to…

Villa in Buggenhout OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

Villa in Buggenhout | OFFICE Kersten Geers + David Van Severen

This freestanding dwelling is situated in the middle of a parcel between woods and an agricultural area near the village of Buggenhout. The enclosure—a modular steel fence—is an integral part of the design and defines the volume of the house. The surrounding unkempt garden is not included, and functions as an automotive access around the…

Arts centre in Verín | Zooco Estudio

Arts centre in Verín | Zooco Estudio

This project is a Centre of Arts where the fact that each use works by its own way but on balance is emphasized. Each use of the program required by the City Hall materializes as a unit, as a volume that is aligned to the edge of the plot creating a space of coexistence and…

Vivienda en Zamora | Z2 Arquitectos

Vivienda en Zamora | Z2 Arquitectos

La vivienda diseñada Z2 Arquitectos, se encuentra en Mayalde (Zamora), una localidad situada en la comarca de Tierra del Vino, zona arcillosa por excelencia, en la que las construcciones se realizaban en adobe o tapial, pero también en ladrillo de tejar. Con el afán de crear una vivienda integrada en el entorno rural en el que se emplaza,…

Garrelis farm in Aillas | Atelier Boteko

Garrelis farm in Aillas | Atelier Boteko

The site is characterised by two existing buildings, a farm and an old tobacco drying barn. The property is surrounded by fields, with a dense wood extending to the south and to the west. A steep slope separates the farm from the wood. A gravel road, the ‘Garrelis’ country lane, leads to the farm. The…

Geira Museum in Campo do Gerês | Carvalho Araújo

Geira Museum in Campo do Gerês | Carvalho Araújo

The project is a response to a contest: a museum about the roman roads, about its history and construction systems, particularly related with the existing roads in the area. The large trees, the stone walls and the field that slopes gently toward the river. The atmosphere was serene, balanced, a palpable silence that was essential to preserve.…

Perovo Housing in Kamnik | Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti

The houses on Perovo stand on an exposed location with an exceptional view of the Kamniško-Savinjske Alps in the background. However the view is not the only characteristic of this location, as the houses represent a dominant feature of the valley when viewed from below. It was necessary to design and create a quality living…

Artist retreat in New York | GLUCK+ Architects

Artist retreat in New York | GLUCK+ Architects

Located in a land conservancy, a collection of wood-clad cubes orient toward a pond at the bottom of a sloped site. These eight forms touch the ground lightly and follow the topography of the land, linked by glass enclosed hallways. Their simple shapes are strong silhouettes in an agricultural landscape, organized in a shifting grid…