Jun Sekino completes Bauhaus-inspired beach house in eastern Thailand

June 17, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architect Jun Sekino employed clean-lined geometric forms and patinated concrete walls to create a tropical take on modernist architecture for this house in Thailand’s Tha Mai district. Sekino’s Bangkok studio designed the property for a German photographer with an admiration of Bauhaus architecture – the style that emerged from the school founded by architect Walter Gropius.

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Climate change forces emergency repairs to “failsafe” Arctic seed vault

June 14, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

An Arctic storage bunker filled with seeds that could help humankind regenerate crops after a doomsday scenario is undergoing repairs, after rising temperatures caused it to flood. Following the warmest year ever recorded, meltwater and rain flowed into the entrance tunnel of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, which contains almost a million samples of food-crop seeds from around the world. The

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Studio Razavi reinterprets traditional chalet architecture with Mountain House in the Alps

June 12, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

By pairing raw concrete with warm timber, French office Studio Razavi hoped to give a contemporary feel to this Alpine chalet home, while also complying with strict local architecture guidelines. Mountain House is a single-family home situated in the village of Manigod in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France, a popular ski destination. The region has very strict controls

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Sloping black volumes penetrate public square at Harbin’s Exhibition Hall of Crime Evidences

June 11, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

A tilted and fractured black box that emerges from a public square in the Chinese city of Harbin contains display areas dedicated to telling the story of war crimes committed during the Japanese occupation of Manchuria. The Exhibition Hall of Crime Evidences is located on the site of the ruined barracks used by Unit 731

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Max Dudler creates restaurant inside Heidelberg Castle’s sandstone-walled saddle room

June 10, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Swiss architect Max Dudler used a simple palette of cherry wood, stone and terrazzo when converting this former saddle room into a restaurant at Germany’s Heidelberg Castle. The Sattelkammer building is located close to the entrance of the ruined Renaissance castle in southwest Germany, and adjacent to a visitor centre with two-metre-deep stone walls that Dudler

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Max Dudler creates restaurant inside Heidelberg Castle’s sandstone-walled saddle room

June 10, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Swiss architect Max Dudler used a simple palette of cherry wood, stone and terrazzo when converting this former saddle room into a restaurant at Germany’s Heidelberg Castle. The Sattelkammer building is located close to the entrance of the ruined Renaissance castle in southwest Germany, and adjacent to a visitor centre with two-metre-deep stone walls that Dudler

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Max Dudler creates restaurant inside Heidelberg Castle’s sandstone-walled saddle room

June 10, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Swiss architect Max Dudler used a simple palette of cherry wood, stone and terrazzo when converting this former saddle room into a restaurant at Germany’s Heidelberg Castle. The Sattelkammer building is located close to the entrance of the ruined Renaissance castle in southwest Germany, and adjacent to a visitor centre with two-metre-deep stone walls that Dudler

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Undulating paving connects inside and outside spaces at Twisting Courtyard house

June 9, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Beijing practice Arch Studio has renovated a traditional courtyard house in the Chinese capital, adding grey-brick paving that flows from the floor of the outdoor space to form internal walls and roofs. The building is situated in Beijing’s Dashilanr district, south of Tiananmen Square, and was given the title Twisting Courtyard by Arch Studio. The

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Guard Tillman Pollock slots modernist-styled Holm House behind Highgate residence

June 8, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

British firm Guard Tillman Pollock punched a hole through a detached Edwardian property in north London to create a driveway leading to this modernist-inspired house that faces onto a secluded garden. The existing house is situated on a landlocked site at the end of a terrace in Highgate, north London. Its previous owners had also purchased an

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Norm Architects completes warm and tactile interior for Copenhagen restaurant

June 8, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Danish practice Norm Architects used a palette of dark and warm materials combined with minimal tube lighting to create an “intimate and cosy atmosphere” at this wine bar and restaurant in Copenhagen. Copenhagen-based Norm Architects was tasked with designing the interior of new venue Nærvær, which is situated within a modern building in the Christianshavn area of the city.

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