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Ramos Alderete creates La Ermita de Lola shrine in Spanish garden

August 18, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Exterior of La Ermita de Lola memorial by Ramos Alderete

Architecture studio Ramos Alderete has created a concrete grotto of remembrance in a private garden in Las Rozas, Spain, featuring a concave opening that shelters a stone sculpture. Madrid-based Ramos Alderete collaborated with architect Ana Isabel Santolaria on the project, which was designed for a couple who lost their daughter Lola shortly after her birth

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Mole Architects completes iridescent building in London’s Design District

August 17, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Exterior image of the aluminium-clad D2

Iridescent aluminium sheets clad the rhomboid-shaped D2 building, a creative workplace by Cambridge studio Mole Architects that forms the latest addition to London’s Design District. D2 is Mole Architects’ second completed building at the Design District development on Greenwich Peninsula, where eight firms including SelgasCano, 6a Architects and David Kohn Architects each designed two structures

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Crosson Architects creates stealthy lifeguard tower on remote New Zealand beach

August 14, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Te Pae lifeguard tower by Crosson Architects

Local studio Crosson Architects used dark-coloured concrete to help the circular Te Pae lifeguard tower blend in with its setting on a remote black-sand beach near Auckland, New Zealand. The structure is located on North Piha beach west of Auckland, which is regarded as one of the country’s most beautiful but dangerous surf beaches. Crosson

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Invisible Studio adds rammed-earth yoga studio to the gardens of Somerset hotel

August 13, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Building with rammed-earth walls

British practice Invisible Studio has created a yoga studio with rammed-earth walls and a roof clad in copper shingles at The Newt in Somerset hotel in England. The yoga studio is the third building at the hotel designed by Invisible Studio, which is headed by architect, university lecturer and television presenter Piers Taylor. Set within

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Parti uses simple building materials at “quietly monumental” Hercules Street housing

August 12, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Industrial-style interior of Hercules Street housing by Parti

Architecture studio Parti has completed a compact housing project in north London, with a palette of robust and affordable materials chosen to create a sense of permanence. The Hercules Street infill project occupies a previously derelict site within a terrace of Victorian buildings close to Holloway Road. Parti, which is headed by architect Eleanor Hill,

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Bornstein Lyckefors frames sea views at timber-clad Villa Hovås in Sweden

August 11, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Exterior image of Villa Hovås from poolside

Architecture studio Bornstein Lyckefors has created a geometric house in Gothenburg, Sweden, with blackened wood facades interrupted by large openings that frame views of the sea and sunset. Located on a sloping site in an affluent suburb of the city, Villa Hovås is oriented in an east-west direction and arranged so that its living areas

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Pad Studio arranges Clay Retreat around pond and garden in Hampshire

August 10, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Exterior of Clay Retreat by Pad Studio

A pair of pitched-roof volumes link to form this house in Hampshire, England, which architecture firm Pad Studio designed to connect with its rural setting in the New Forest National Park. Named the Clay Retreat, the home replaces a rundown holiday cottage that had been extended in an ad-hoc way and was deemed unsuitable for

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Bell Phillips creates The Tree House pavilion at London’s Elephant Park

August 7, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
The exterior of The Tree House by Bell Phillips

London studio Bell Phillips has completed a timber pavilion in a park in Elephant & Castle featuring an elevated viewing gallery nestled among the boughs of a mature plane tree. Named The Tree House, it is the centrepiece of a two-acre green space within the Elephant Park development – a regeneration scheme in south London

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Hat-like roof crowns The Kaleidoscope office and accommodation building in Vietnam

August 6, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
The exterior of The Kaleidoscope in rural Vietnam

Architecture firm Inrestudio has created an office and residential building for a mining company in Vietnam’s Quang Binh province, featuring a conical concrete roof and openings on all sides. Named The Kaleidoscope, the building provides workspace and accommodation for the employees working at an adjacent facility operated by Hoang Long Mineral. The building is situated

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Red stone covers extension to London terrace by O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects

August 3, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Exterior image of the red stone extension at Kensington Place

O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects has added a rear extension clad in red porphyry stone to a Victorian house in London, creating a kitchen and dining area connected to a courtyard garden. The project, named Kensington Place, was completed for a family that wanted to update the mid-terrace property they had lived in since the 1970s to

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