The clients discovered a 1990s house while looking for a place to raise their family. The new residence designed by SkB Architects has western views to Lake Washington. The original 3,800-sqft house was an unusually austere interpretation of minimalist modern architecture.
Cha Le Teahouse provides a modernist interpretation of the traditional Chinese tea ritual. The space is defined by a minimalist character that relies on an interplay of geometry and material uniformity. A meticulously coordinated plywood matrix motif replicated throughout the space creates a sense of rhythm, depth and shadow.
MORE proposed a radical design strategy, not based on program, but on embracing change. The key driver for this new Chinese office building is the unpredictability of the environment and the ability of the office to adapt.
One of a portfolio of daring holiday home architecture in the midst of the Catalan wilderness for French real estate developer Christian Bourdais: 12 architects have designed unique and expressive vacation properties.
This conceptual project that started out as a real one. A great client in California found our Seattle firm online, and hired Paul Michael Davis Architects to design him a new house to replace one that had burned down in one of the increasingly frequent wildfires here in the West.
From far away, the building, designed by Matt Fajkus Architecture, looks like a pavilion in the landscape as a structure to behold in and of itself, but from when close to the building it acts as deferential backdrop to function and a frame for views beyond.
Lighting shouldn’t be an after-thought. Good architects should take every element into consideration when working on their designs. Early involvement by a lighting designer, prior to planning, will make a fundamental difference to the architecture – it can even provide inspiration.
Group DCA’s project the Jade Blue Lounge in Ahmedabad combines a contemporary design and rich materials to create a exclusive lounge space. The old artwork and stylish framed photographs further create an elegant and sophisticated atmosphere which is characteristic of the studio.
i29 interior architects has redesigned the new lobby, meeting area and restaurant for BKR, the Dutch national credit registration center in Tiel, Holland.
Studio Modijefskys design of the interior to the Da Portare VIA restaurant in utrecht shows subtle winks to classic Italian décor: from the black and white tiles covering the feet of the bar to the vitrine in the bar and the pizza oven. Circled by mirrors, the reflections create a profound and memorable VIA experience.
Harvey Nichols is one of the world’s leading luxury retailers: ambitious overhaul of the iconic flagship store in London’s Knightsbridge – Menswear department and Beauty department refurbs.
Burda Bebek company’s office is situated in Istanbul and has an area of nearly 500 square metres. Together with colours that reflect its corporate identity, the office was designed to be modern, integral and functional by Istanbul based nord architecture design.
This extension, designed by Architecture Architecture, is partly inspired by the original 1950s suburban home and partly by the Case Study houses of the same decade.