architecture

spectacular Chile

Not all architects get presented with opportunity to work on projects set on plots so awe inspiring and spectacular as Elton + Leniz . Based in Chile the classic modernist design studio is focused on quality design and innovation, creating works that are completely contemporary, yet maintaining the essence of the surrounding landscape with the use of minimalistic materials and quality of light employed. With...

Tel Aviv ….so hot! right now

Breathing new life into an abandoned and dilapidated building in the Tel Aviv harbor area is exactly what Pitsou Kedem Architects have done, creating a new home for Italia B&B one of the worlds finest furniture brands. The 11 meter high structure with a unique façade consisting of a line of pillars that creates a clear and well defined construction grid, which was used by...

Aidlin Darling Design pure & simple

San Francisco based partners Joshua Aidlin and David Darling seek to uncover the inherent spirit of each place in every project. The individual character of each project emerges through the relationships with the landscape material richness, and exacting detail. This rural residence compete with stream, cattle and orchards is heavily connected to the stunning rural backdrop though a simple yet robust materials pallet. Concrete, steel,...

50 shades of grey

For Delrosso, architecture is a blend of detail, quality, attentiveness to nature and its organic elements as well as respect for the historic quality of the buildings being renovated and/or restructured. His work is characterized by a formal elegance that is free of excesses and accentuated by a precise and experimental use of materials, which include unexpected combinations of iron, glass, wood, stone and ad...

Autoban injecting new life

A renovated apartment in Istanbul is given a sleeker more dramatic look. The tone is set by the soaring high ceilings and drama is added with the ornate gold pressed metal ceiling. The significance of the gold ceiling feature meant that the everything below the ceiling needed to be kept simpler with all the appliances integrated into a single marble block. Throughout the apartment the...

classic Bauhaus…. beautiful,simple, calm.

There is no denying Pitsou Kedem Architects have a distinct look which is undoubtedly classic Bauhaus. Composed mostly of right angles and long stretches of interior space. The exteriors are mostly cool concrete with wooden accents, including natural wooden blinds, stained decks and stone tiles wrapping around minimalistic pools. The interiors are bright and open with modern furnishings with a clear separation between entertainment and...

abstract harmony and balance..

To look at the work of the Dublin firm, FKL Architecture is to look at the meaning of abstract harmony and balance. With characteristic imposing white walls, concrete forms and timber panelling, all cut through by rigorously geometric windows and sky-lights, their designs create an innate sense of strength, warmth, light and drama. It is through their honest manipulation of these materials that FKL is...

Rob Mills from Loutit Bay to Sorrento

This more than fabulous beach-house by Rob Mills design is inspired by great seaside villas whilst adding an ultra-modernist twist. A perfectly balanced monochromatic palette of exposed concrete and honed basalt provides a seamless marriage between its raw elements whilst connecting with the coastal surrounding landscape.This immaculate yet casual beach house is the perfect haven to relax and detach from the world. What's not to...

subtlety & experimentation from Foolscap studio

Foolscap studio was formed in 2009 and has fast become one of the most exciting young studios in Australia, charged with the task of the installation of The 18th Biennale of Sydney (no mean feat!). With a broad, yet laid back, design aesthetic, which is as much experimental as it is a response to the client’s needs, Foolscap Studio have produced interiors that focus on...

Connection between the architecture and landscape

Distinguished Melbourne based Allan Powell's projects are timeless masterpieces that respond to each site. Employing the use of handmade and everyday materials that will improve with age creating stunning spaces set amongst gardens. Its this connection between the architecture and landscape that I love considering all aspects for both external and internal spaces. Loving AP ! [caption id="attachment_4413" align="aligncenter" width="500"] No Comments Read more