The concept behind the design was to make the building’s heavy materials, concrete and marble, appear light and almost transparent.
The architect analyses the theory that it is possible for detail to be the beginning of the design process.
An architectural object of great simplicity and lightness: balanced, precise and remarkably modern.
The design of the park uses the Voronoi diagram to partition the area into regions based on the ‘closeness’ to points in a specific subset of the area.
An architectural practice in the woods…
A dramatic entrance via a ramp which extends the transition from interior to exterior creating the constant sensation of environment changing.
The unique egg-shaped design of the garden egg chair makes it completely waterproof when flipping down the top.
The house merges with the farm scenery as well as takes advantage of solar light, through its shape, result of existing walls and paths alignments and of rethinking the traditional gabled ceilings, widely spread over rural areas of these Islands.
Five shop front-like volumes, each carrying a different function, are separated by patios and are connected by a central hall creating a dialogue between them.
Creating the illusion of a carved interior, the architects formed the specially selected cedar timber into panels with parallel grains. The result is a sculpted space, a sensual experience, and a sophisticated exercise in building science.
The house is designed as a collective body of smaller houses that blend into the city.
A community based on new characteristics and social identities, a social-economic model aimed to cooperation and people participation. Sustainable Communities.
The highlight of this project is the rusty red perforated ‘second skin’ façade made out of triangular metal panels probably a reference to the victims of war.
Miami Beach between December 1 – 7, 2014
Pelican is a handmade versatile wall organizer that adapts to every environment and allows us to store or hang everyday objects.
This project involved the expansion of a spacious single-story Outremont residence built in the 1960s.
‘WAKE UP’ is to become available as a beautiful, limited edition print courtesy of Edition Fifty.
The house sits on the wall that separates the two platforms resulting in a two storey house, where the walls burst through the windows to form the living spaces
The lightness of the house is accentuated by its fragmentation on the four corners, asymmetric for different reasons, either looking for a landscape framing, due to the dominant winds or even sun exposer.
Neutral palettes, beautiful textures and an East meets West aesthetic are all parts of Kelly Hoppen’s signature look.