À Maebashi au Japon le studio d’architecture SNARK a conçu la « House in Nakauchi », une habitation minimaliste qui combine l’esthétique d’une serre avec la fonction d’une maison de famille. Construit à partir de bois et de perspex, le bâtiment a un grand volume semi-transparent qui s’étend sur leRead More →


Looking at this stunning mountaintop retreat, it’s very hard to believe that it is a prefab home . Yet, it is specifically the prefab nature of this construction that makes it so special because it allowed the homeowners to design the California getaway of their dreams with minimal impact onRead More →

Summer is upon us and many of us have already started spending more time outdoors. So in addition to making sure you have enough gas for your grill, it’s also a good time to figure out your outdoor lighting setup. To help you get started, we asked two experts forRead More →

David Adjaye’s First New York Skyscraper: 130 William on 19 June 2018 Every once in a while NYC gets a skyline addition that contributes to the city in almost untold ways. 130 William is just that. Architect David Adjaye’s in-development masterwork happens to be his first skyscraper ever, and itRead More →

Project: Prodromos and Desi Residence Architects: Varda Studio Location: Paphos, Cyprus Area: 4,133 sq ft Photographs by: Creative Photo Room Prodromos and Desi Residence by Varda Studio Varda Studio have designed a contemporary dwelling in the coastal city of Paphos in Cyprus. Source: Prodromos and Desi Residence by Varda StudioRead More →

The environments of nightclubs shifted along with trends in architecture and design. Pomo theatrics formed the interiors of the Flash Back Discotheque in Borgo San Dalmazzo. Image Courtesy of Paolo Mussat Sartor This article was originally published by Metropolis Magazine as ” The Designers Who Made Disco .” What can’tRead More →

An interest in colour, shape and light defines Franco Fontana’s (b. 1933) practice. Offering surprising perspectives on urban and natural landscapes, a bold body of work on display at Musée de la Photographie Charles Nègre, Nice, investigates the possibilities of the medium by creating innovative and often abstract compositions thatRead More →

RC architects designs ‘pause’, a multifaceted restroom complex located along india ‘s bombay-goa highway, on the way to the karnala bird sanctuary. taking cues from other public utilities, including london’s famous telephone booths, post boxes and buses, all colored in red, ‘pause’ is painted in the same color to allowRead More →

Lunar-Inspired Tiny House Design by Kurt Hughes Nestled on the banks of the Columbia River in central Washington, the roughly 250-square-foot home is hexagon-shaped, perched nearly 9 feet above the ground on three massive steel beams. Source: Lunar-Inspired Tiny House Design by Kurt HughesRead More →

Project: Escarpment House Architects: Atelier Andy Carson Location: Gerringong, Australia Area: 1,356 sq ft Photographs by: Michael Nicholson Escarpment House by Atelier Andy Carson The Escarpment House by Atelier Andy Carson is a modern take on the traditional Australian farm house located in the town of Gerringong. Source: Escarpment HouseRead More →

Having grown up in a household headed by a lighting designer, British artist Charlotte Taylor was no stranger to the works of Pawson, Bofill, and Barragan. Their influence took a hold of her and informs her digitally painted interiors. Source: Charlotte Taylor’s Architecturally Inspired PaintingsRead More →

Prefabricated stone and pale brick panels form the facade of this contemporary housing development in Chelsea, London, designed by Haptic Architects . The three-storey apartment block on Rosemoor Street, designed by Haptic for developer Banda Property , contains a pair of two-bedroom residences along with two one-bedroom apartments. Source: HapticRead More →

This week, the Organized Home editors toured a tiny Paris apartment with enviable multi-tasking built-ins, provided a first look at minimalist storage goods from a surprising source, and more. Here’s a look at the highlights. Above: A hardworking plywood built-in becomes a bed, sofa, dining table, and storage rail inRead More →

Es bien sabido que la materialidad y la luz son parte fundamental de la arquitectura. Por otro lado existe un elemento clave en el diseño que combina estos dos factores a la perfección; las celosías. Ya sean en distintos materiales, formas y tamaños, estos muros calados aportan junto a laRead More →

Voice of Coffee is a minimalist space located in Kobe, Japan, designed by Yusuke Seki . This coffee shop, located just off of a bustling district in Kobe, is housed in a former barbershop. The three letters above the entrance, “AAA,” are a vestige of its former use, reminding visitorsRead More →

When I was thinking about visiting Old Westbury Gardens (more to come on the blog soon), I reached out to Preston Davis of Keep it Chic because I knew she lived in the area. Not only did she arrange a tour of Old Westbury Gardens but she took me onRead More →

Where’s the rainbow, Liz West? The artist known for her work with light and colour creates a site-specific installation with an optical illusion that invites exchange. Source: Colour octa-gone: Liz West’s 3D pointillism is hiding somethingRead More →

Historic wooden doors of Verona/Italy in black and white Dirk Saeger: behance Related PostsReflexiones, architecture photography by Matthias HeiderichModern building, photography by Manuel MartiniMetropol Parasol by J. Mayer H.A murder of silhouettes, semi-abstract images by Javier MolinaSpace and beyond, project by Nick FrankOakland Cemetery, photography by Richard CalmesThe black andRead More →

Trees grow through holes in the concrete floors and ceilings of the Shen Shen Garden office in Shanghai, which was designed to preserve the site’s natural features. Local studio Yushe Design developed the project as a workspace away from the bustle of downtown Shanghai. Source: Yushe Design slots office aroundRead More →

Mikan Gumi is an anomaly within the panorama of contemporary Japanese architecture: it is organized as a collective and not around a single figure; the partners are Japanese (Kikawo Kamo, Masashi Sogabe, and Masayoshi Takeuchi) and foreign (Manuel Tardits, who is French); and most importantly, it alternates between conventional constructionRead More →