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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Architectural (dis)Order

Studio Apartment – Vilamoura Inside a white box, three differently configured yellow objects are individually placed. As an immediate consequence, one´s physical experience of the previously empty space has been dramatically altered. The perception of one´s movement, of the box´s limits and of the position of the yellow objects is now inevitably intertwined. Their significance, […]

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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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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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MASA

MASA A series of small volumes define a retail corner along a main avenue in Bogota. Housing multiple spaces, the building brings together a cafe, bakery, restaurant and retail space. By using the preexisting zoning volumes, the scale of the large lot is minimized to resonate with the surrounding residential context.  Triangular cutouts open the […]

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