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  • meticulously crafted

    Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, which is known for its Stalinist architecture, grand fortifications and primeval forests. In the modern capital, Minsk, the monumental KGB Headquarters loom over Independence Square, which makes it the last place you would expect to find minimalism alive and well. The meticulously crafted Buddha Apartment by local ZROBYM Architects. Named the Buddha...
  • a quiet life

    The tranquil site is surrounded by the leafy woods, in Minamiga, near Nagano, Japan was planned to have its building lower than treetops of the woods to coexist with terrain and neighboring buildings. The owner lives a busy life as a doctor, and he requested for a quiet environment where he could get away from daily life for a moment...
  • simultaneously introverted & extroverted

    Casa de la Brisa is a holiday house situated in a typical village of the Costa Brava, Spain. The strong, expressive volume is anchored on a plot with steep slopes that offer views onto the open sea. Designed by Buchmeiervil? the project aim was to create a house that offered privacy and captured views. Therefore, the house is simultaneously introverted and...
  • candy-coloured sophistication

    Located at Tseung Kwan O, a coastal cluster of high-rise residences in Hong Kong’s New Territories. What this 46 square meter apartment lacks in size it makes up for in charm and character, not to mention stunning views of the urban landscape. Commissioned by a Parisian fashion designer, local architectural design practice Lim + Lu has designed a bachelor pad...
  • the role of light and air

    Hikari House is a residential project located in Bandung, Hikari House, which literally means “House of Light”, is designed to give occupants the experience of how natural lighting and time interact with architecture. The natural light that slips into the house varies by day, constantly changing throughout the year. In addition to natural lighting, air flow plays a role in...
  • Wearstler re-imagining past, present & future

    American designer and style icon Kelly Wearstler has used clashing patterns, colours and textures to design the San Francisco Proper hotel, alongside notable furniture pieces from various European design movements. The hotel is located in a wedge shaped structure built in 1926.Wearstler retained the original character of the lobby and lounge spaces. Across all of the spaces, she chose an elaborate...
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