This weekend house for the shah family is situated in the outskirts of Bharuch, Gujarat. Within the dense 50 Year old Chiku plantations which is the main attraction and the challenge while designing the house. Total farm land is about 8 Lakh Sq. Ft out of that we have selected 1,50,00 Sq. Ft of area which is having more than 30 fully grown chiku trees.
The project is located near the Civic Center in Futian district, CBD of Shenzhen. Theoretically, this is a good location, but unfortunately, there are already many tall buildings in the surroundings so that the project can hardly be seen on the arterial roads. Besides, although this block is small, it’s owned by two banks. From the perspective of urban design, it suggests that through the overall design and development of the two parties, a “shared hall” should be built as an entrance at the center of the plot. But the two owners were not willing to build a real “shared hall”, for fear of ownership problems of shared properties. These are the two major difficulties of this design.
New York firm GRT Architects has positioned a cedar bungalow above marshland on the Connecticut shoreline, featuring a central courtyard with a swimming pool. Called Guilford House, the bungalow is clad in cedar and has large windows with charcoal-coloured frames that provide panoramic views of the tidal marsh. Designed for a throuple – a three-person relationship
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the weather house suggests an extension of the sidewalk, obscuring the line between living space and tokyo’s streets and parks.
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The COVID-19 Pandemic is a disruptive moment for our world, and it’s poised to spur transformative shifts in design, from how we experience our homes and offices to the plans of our cities. The webcast series Design Disruption explores these shifts—and address issues like climate change, inequality, and the housing crisis— through chats with visionaries like architects, designers, planners and thinkers; putting forward creative solutions and reimagining the future of the built environment.
As a building by Mies van der Rohe nears completion in Indiana, we explore five buildings by renowned 20th-century architects such as Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright that weren’t built until years after they died. Baghdad Gymnasium in Baghdad, Iraq, by Le Corbusier When French architect Le Corbusier, one of the 20th-century’s most influential
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Jamie Chioco, principal at Chioco Design in Austin, Texas had the opportunity to design his and his wife’s personal residence. Completed in 2019, the two-bedroom home is located in the East Austin neighborhood of Cherrywood. Chioco, who has owned the property for sixteen years had lived in a 1950’s house typical to the neighborhood and in 2017 decided to start from scratch. The couple decided to relocate the 750 square foot home to a new location about two miles away. After all, it was a perfectly good house that didn’t need to go to the landfill. Designing one’s personal home proved to be an interesting process. After all those years of living on the property, it was easier to assess the site.
When decorating in dark colours, you can find yourself in a mundanely monochrome and featureless rut. In this collection of daringly dark interior designs, we look at how to introduce deep and intriguing textures within sculptural art walls, rugged rock face feature walls, au currant ribbed panel elements, expanses of tilework and industrial style tinted […]
guests can configure the compact 27 sqm cabin as they prefer, with rollable walls allowing for both open and closed spaces.
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No right angles in sight here: the venerable house in Herzog-Friedrich-Straße, which dates from the 1460s, is a building in Innsbruck’s historic streets whose architecture is inflected with architectural elements from a wide range of historical eras, having undergone constant transformation. Yet the distinct features of each period coalesce in timeless fashion to form a symbiosis of urbanism. In keeping with the rhythm of change over the centuries, the Hotel Weisses Kreuz fits into this pattern, providing a uniquely appealing architectural challenge for noa*.