Casa Mirador by AR+C

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Jun 2016 6:59 am | Homes

Located in Guayllabamba, Quito Canton, Ecuador, the Casa Mirador is a residential project designed by the AR+C architectural practice in 2013 as a continuation of the natural environment in which it is placed so that the house is actually embedded inside the mountain. The house has a green platform as its roof and it allows the preservation of a lookout site. The primary construction is composed of a perimeter contention wall and the interior has a surface of 140 square…


Cluny Park House by Guz Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Jun 2016 6:47 am | Homes

The Cluny Park House is a residential project designed by Guz Architects and located in Singapore hosting a young family and featuring a structure that tries to take advantage of the hilltop position of the site to provide an open plan that takes maximum advantage from the beautiful view and the warm climate. The designers used the latest technology, careful planning and design to create a comfortable, sustainable and yet luxurious home with photovoltaic cells and solar water heaters employed…

Micro-house by Studio Liu Lubin

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jun 2016 6:42 am | Other

The Liu Lubin Studio designed the Micro-house as a residence that offers the minimum amount of space needed for the basic indoor movement offering an original integrated habitat. Located in Beijing, China, the Micro-house tries to combine furniture design with architectural elements and the house can rotate in order to shift the space and allow different activities inside. The movements inside are all taken care of and there is space for sitting, laying and standing while doing activities such as…


Tennyson Point Residence by CplusC Architectural Workshop

By : Dennis Franklin | 1 Jun 2016 6:27 am | Homes

The Tennyson Point Residence is a project designed by the practice of CplusC Architectural Workshop featuring a contemporary eco-friendly style and it is located in Sydney, Australia. The waterfront house features a simple geometry and is spread over four levels cascading from the street level all the way to the edge of the water through several indoor spaces that open toward the exterior to offer great views of the water and the nearby harbor. The house has very few windows…

Éclectic by Tom Dixon

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 May 2016 6:16 am | Restaurants & Bars

Eclectic is the name of a restaurant in Paris, France which boasts an interior created by the British designer Tom Dixon with a combination of raw and industrial materials such as concrete with gentler textures like leather, marble or brass for the details. The project was commissioned by Fabienne and Philippe Amzalak and it is the first flagship interior created by the Design Research Studio of Tom Dixon in France. The project is in the Beaugrenelle Centre which is a…

Menlo Oaks 2 by Ana Williamson Architect

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 May 2016 6:10 am | Homes

Menlo Oaks 2 is a contemporary extension of an Eichler house from the 1960s and it is located in Menlo Park, California with a design created by the architect Ana Williamson. The house is under a canopy of oak trees and was acquired by the current owner ten years ago and since he deeply loved the modern simplicity of the original structure he was reluctant to add anything new to it until now. The project was created with the aid…

Apartment “H” by Re-Act Now

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 May 2016 6:07 am | Homes

Located on the coast of the Black Sea in the city of Constanta, Romania, this apartment is the work of the Re-Act Now studio and it features an immaculate white home with transparent colored partitions to give it a stunning effect and change of ambiance. Called simply Apartment “H”, it features a modern design, even futuristic due to its highly original illumination, and apart from being a comfortable home could probably also be a perfect place for a party. The…

Bachelor Pad 63 by D|C Interior Design

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 May 2016 6:04 am | Apartments

The designer Dillon Chen of D|C Interior Design renovated this four bedroom apartment located in Taipei, Taiwan and transformed it into a modern, spacious and bright bachelor pad, and thus it was properly named Bachelor Pad 63. Located on the 6th floor in a building that has 15 floors, the 2200 square feet apartment became a single room once two of the brick walls which were separating the kitchen, the living room and the office got removed. The new space…

Algae green loop Proposal by Influx Studio

By : Mark V | 20 May 2016 5:54 am | Skyscrapers

This is an amazing design proposal for the algae retrofitting of the Marina City Towers that are located in Chicago, Illinois, US. The design was made by the Paris-based architecture office Influx_studio which dubbed this design proposal as the “Algae Green Loop Tower”. It is a very interesting proposal since it exploits the utility of urban decarbonization by inserting loops of bioreactors on the towers, making use of the CO2 absorbing capabilities of this material. The algae technology is quite…

OZ Residence by Swatt Miers Architects

By : Mark V | 20 May 2016 5:50 am | Homes

The Silicon Valley in California received another piece of architecture that is worthy of admiration with the aid of Swatt Miers Architects who designed this house called OZ Residence. Due to the location and climate the design presents open architecture, along with plenty of natural materials to give a sense of connection with the environment that surrounds it. The gardens and vegetation were also designed and chosen to blend in with the house by the landscape architect Ron Herman. According…

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