Commissioned by Pegode, we took on the challenge of designing a day center for adults with disabilities. This organization stands for an inclusive society and offers tailor-made support for people with a disability. The program within the Pegode Day Center mainly consists of a number of studio spaces and a multifunctional room, tailored to the […]
This project for a summer retreat is an addition to an old “Nordlandshus” (traditional northern Norwegian house) on a remote site in the coastal area of Lofoten. The original idea was to envelop the old and worn-down timber core within a new climatic shell, leaving the old house standing freely and structurally unstressed inside. The new shell had a separate foundation and structure, and followed its own grid module. This gave an interesting “syncopation” of door- and window openings between the old and new structures.
The project for the new double kindergarten with daycare facilities evokes the atmosphere of the surrounding residential area which is characterised by its garden-city character. Through its formal language, it transforms the existing into a self-confident edifice and generates a place with a strong identity.
A “green” volume in the green.The “Green box” project rises as the renovation of a small disused garage, accessory to a weekend house situated on the slopes of the Raethian Alps.
The new Raima Shop establishes a dialog between the existing historic building in Ciutat Vella and all that’s new. Two more floors are added to the three existing ones, and they are linked by voids, mechanic stairs, perforations… which allow the natural light to get into the core of the building.
IF_DO has completed Montague Court, a small apartment extension on a constrained urban plot in Dalston, northeast London.
Product of the conversion of a small multifamily block, the project of Geltrú House has been based on the conservation of most of its structure, enhancing the former key elements such as the ground floor vaulted brick ceiling and the main dwelling staircase.
Regarding the volume of the house, we used a simple square grid and its diagonals to create the different spaces such as one that is intimately sized, and another containing a spacious void. To each of these, we attached semi-outdoor spaces.
At this house – a residence designed for a family of three and their many belongings – the client requested that the members of the family can feel close to each other regardless of where they are in the house.
Trujillo y su entorno natural representan uno de los espacios paisajísticos e histórico-artísticos más representativos de Extremadura. Se asienta sobre una colina granítica, donde se puede otear el horizonte, a modo de atalaya.