Living space installations that fit into the spaces of the organic world in the forest without disturbing its beauty or balance.
Floating above the ground, amidst the forest, the ‘Pilotis in a Forest’ house by architect Go Hasegawa seamlessly intergrades to the forest landscape.
A mask of bent perforated plates that can be shifted individually on a perimeter frame as required.
Two shells, one for the private areas and one for the public ones, constitute a home based on the idea of a floating boat out in the sea.
The house amplifies the sense of dwelling in nature, and defines a private communal garden space surrounding a mature Jacaranda tree.
A minimal, glazed, floating structure offers unobstructed views of its surroundings.
João Morgado captures the idea of a vertical loft with light shooting through its levels.
This impressive residence, of metallic and horizontal nature, produces the effect of having just one storey.
A single volume residence and atelier deployed at different levels with the floor plates floating within the house’s internal volume.
AGi architects are the winners in the Residential Project of the Year category and also for best Public Sector, Institutional & Cultural Project of the Year.
‘.. The marginalized, the clandestine, squatters, and the homeless are sheltered. The blind walls now have eyes, and they are watching us.’
A pure, austere wood box is precariously perched off the bedrock cliff, ‘teaching’ about the nature of its landscape through creating a sense of vertigo while floating above the sea.
Traditional Islamic and Japanese pattern structures were used and had their nature reinterpreted by algorithm based computational geometry generating a strong dynamic surface.
The building, concealed and masked by the amount of ground extracted for the creation of each place, gives onto a central space in the form of stratums that shift from level to level.
The retro hi-tech influences and sci-fi aesthetics are evident in this project, reminding us of visionary architect Buckminster Fuller.
A solid wood house. Wood in the woods. 72 mm thick walls. Slabs from 95 to 182 mm.
The house is a solid monolithic concrete block opened up through carvings, each carving becomes a place itself, some fitting just a single person, others more.
The black roof is the feature of this house which regulates the light over the rest of the house developed at ground floor level.
The transparent base, that supports the three upper levels and reunites the functions is considered an illusion box composed of intervals in the functional spaces, such as sliding doors and a mirror.
A corten steel clad volume sits atop a smooth fair faced concrete ground base opening up to the rear creating a sheltered L-shaped veranda.
An alternative innovative, smart and sustainable mobile dwelling.
The design of the house places the carport on the roof with the residence below with access over the bridge, accentuating the floating feeling.
A special concept – each block represents a function in the house.
The form of the leaf, gentle but sloping and pods, overlapping but distinct, to house each part of the home were the basis of the architects’ design concept.
A composition of concrete volumes of different size and function forms the backdrop for the old pine family tree.
Several U-shaped ’houses’ under a common roof which is a folded wooden sky deck, framing the ocean.
David Kohn Architects won the Residential category at INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors in Singapore.
StudioMK27 was a nominee for the Residential category at INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors in Singapore.
Organic buildings on the earth, and ‘moons’ on the sea, connected and linked each other become part of the new megalopolis.
An abstracted version of Lisbon’s traditional elevation expressed through its rhythmic protruding framework.
This housing design draws on Hamburg’s architectural heritage by providing a contemporary, updated version of the traditional Terrasse, a ‘row-house’ type of worker housing.
BIG is chosen as the winner of 950-974 Market, a 42,000 sqm mixed-use development including residences, retail, arts space and theatres in the heart of San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighbourhood.