ISE MAGAZINE RACK

At home in your living room or by the sofa, this little shelf is ideal for temporarily storing your magazines and books. By running a cord through the central gap, you can easily tie together your unwanted reading materials.   Design : DRILL DESIGN DRILL DESIGN started in 2001 by Yusuke Hayashi and Yoko Yasunishi […]

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Three Room Loft

A Loft in Brooklyn Located in a former factory building in Brooklyn, a small workshop, awkwardly subdivided by existing partitions, was transformed into a bright and open space dedicated to communal living. Rather than subdividing the loft into the needed rooms, three small and separate volumes cluster around a large common area and are set […]

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House with a curved wall

The derelict construction was found on an unremarkable neighbourhood, hiding a deep and generous garden; the proud pitched roof distinguished the otherwise trivial architecture. After reseting the construction to a bare structural existence, the inner space was solved with the precise placement of a gently curved wall as a separation between the public and private […]

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House in Rua do Paraíso

A bourgeois 19th century single family house was to be divided into a series of identical studio apartments: four living spaces, some circulation areas and a private backyard. The project happens within a given system of constraints, aiming at an unexpected complexity, finding a certain interest within a very banal set of programs. Unorthodox everyday […]

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Serralves Pavilion

On the occasion of the 32nd São Paulo Biennial, a temporary art gallery was to be installed in a slopped garden at the Serralves’ Foundation. The brief was vague and open to speculation. A folly, as the word itself suggests, is an extravagant, frivolous or unreal building, thought more for an artistic expression than for […]

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NUB

Renovation of an End-Unit Townhouse from the 1930s/ 50s After a long search, a couple with two children purchased a townhouse in a workers’ housing estate in Stuttgart. The house – which originally dates from the 1930s and was reconstructed in the 1950s – is built on a sloping site typical for Stuttgart. With its small, […]

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HEDELAND

New objects in an industrial landscape The project is part of a winning entry for the future development of the industrial landscape of Hedeland. The small steel structures act as reference points in the open landscape. At first sight you could wonder whether the objects are fragments or left over machinery from the area’s industry. […]

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Refurbishment TS01

The object of the reform work was an apartment situated in an old block of flats. It was built in 1900, in the Born district, in Barcelona. Although its antiquity, this storey did not show any element of the original construction. It has had different renovations, and one after the other were adding new coats […]

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NØRREHUS

Transformation of common courtyard The project for Ejerforeningen Nørrehus transformed the residents’ common courtyard from being a purely utilitarian space to being oriented towards leisure and community. The first stage dealt with all the surfaces, new planting and playground. The Second phase dealt with a new house for the common facilities including, room for prams, […]

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Sydney Opera Pavilion

Temporary pavilion celebrating Utzon100 For Jørn Utzon’s 100th anniversary, and the Sydney Opera’s 45th anniversary, Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter was commissioned to design a temporary pavilion based on Utzon’s architectural motifs. The pavilion is a processed mock-up of a building fragment that never existed, namely one of the plywood beams that, when put together, where to […]

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