ALA is a Helsinki-based architecture firm recently completed their stunning Kilden theatre and concert hall in Kristiansand, Norway, which acts as a central point for the city’s performing arts institutions. The project has been designed in collaboration with SMS Architects from Kristiansand. Continue reading “Kilden Performing Arts Centre by ALA Architects”
This contemporary River Bank House designed by Seattle-based Balanced Associates Architects opens up to a verdant pine forest just outside of Big Sky Montana. The design of house establishes a well balanced connection between form and functionality. Continue reading “River Bank House by Balance Associates Architect”
Norwegian firm Snøhetta has made a striking addition to the mountainous landscape of Dovrefjell National Park. Named the Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion, the building is used as an education centre by charity the Wild Reindeer Foundation. A 1.5 km nature path brings visitors to this spectacular site, 1200 meters above sea level, overlooking the Snøhetta mountain massif. Continue reading “Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion by Snøhetta”
A new stylish building on the corner of Broadway Market and Ada Street in London, England is designed by talented architect Amin Taha. The 800 sq ft Shop includes a Kitchen and bathroom. The building is finished in an all-encompassing monolithic black render making up all external elements of the building including, parapets, sills, and window reveals. The shop also has a large glass door and window at the back leading into a courtyard and two glass doors and a window at the front, one facing Broadway Market and the other, Ada Street.
Studio Ramoprimo takes on a challenging task for the construction of Museum of Modern Art in the fast growing Chinese city of Chengdu. The Competition for the Chinese MoMA was part of an initiative for creating a double ring of public facilities around the Tianfu Square in Chengdu. Continue reading “MoMA CHENGDU by Studio Ramoprimo”
This small modern prefab house, designed by Hive-Modular, is called ‘B-Line Small 002′ and is situated in Minneapolis. The B-Line is named for it’s mostly “Bar” shape. It is not only a beautifully designed prefabricated house, it is also an Eco-friendly house as well. It uses and FSC certified and locally sourced flooring, rainwater collection, FSC certified wood framing, Concrete counter tops, No-VOC interior paints, energy star appliances and mechanical equipment.
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Australian studio Artas Architects & Planners designed a beautiful Treetops Residence, which has an impressive modern architecture and featuring a swimming pool suspended 36 feet above the ground. D Pearce Constructions has constructed this building. It is located in Toowong, an inner suburb of Brisbane, Australia. The entry floor contains a three-car garage with off street parking for three visitor’s cars.
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The Mario Rocha House is a dream home built in the midst of Valongo, a city in the District of Porto, Portugal. This two story house by Carlos Nuno Lacerda Architects is built to provide natural lighting, ventilation, as well as a spacious multi-functional space with a fitness room, pool and spa. Continue reading “Mario Rocha House by Carlos Nuno Lacerda”
Riverhouse Niagara is a contemporary architecture project developed by Zerafa Studio and located in Ontario, Canada. The house is comprised of three distinct horizontal volumes, each with a specific material quality. The open east and west ends of the shells reveal the River and garden views through expansive glazed walls. The site of the home design is truly beautiful in the summer and fall, and the lucky homeowners of the Riverhouse experience it in the highest of fashion. Take a look! Continue reading “Riverhouse Niagara By Zerafa Architecture Studio”
The Singing Ringing Tree is a beautiful building that resembles the shape of the tree. It was built in a mountainous area of Pennine Lancashire, England. At Crown Point high above Burnley town UK the ‘Singing-Ringing Tree’ – a unique musical sculpture in the form of a tree appears to bend against the endless windsthat pass over the hills. Award-winning architects Tonkin-Liu designed as one of four large-scale sculptures this building. The wind produces a low and mellow hum through pipes which are tuned so that they do not disturb the wildlife. It took six year to complete. The site offers a spectacular panorama of East Lancashire.
Architects Richard Meier and Michael Palladino designed a beautiful breathtaking beach house. It is located in Pacific Coast of Southern California. Fronting the Pacific Ocean to the south, a courtyard to the west and the Pacific Coast Highway to the north, this 4,280 sq ft beach house follows in the tradition of SoCal’s courtyard houses that open to the outdoors.
Architectural studio Moon Hoon, with offices in Seoul, designed an amazing residential retreat in Korea. The house looks as if its main outer design has been etched into the hillside, making onlookers wonder if the place is merely a mirage. Intended for a family with four children, the house is arranged within a linear footprint with an upper and lower spatial organization. Continue reading “Contemporary Panorama House by Moon Hoon”