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Architecture

  • FH1 House
    An interesting feature to take note on FH1 House by Russia-based architects KDVA is the absolute straightforwardness of its building, and how it could be applied to various locations. Unlike the bespoke trend to adjust to the local setting, this particular dwelling dares to propose a pre-fab allusion tailored for any kind of horizontal surface. […]
    2016.12.06Mateus Andrade
  • 058 Villa
    Look closely or you might miss this sly residence by Christ & Gantenbein. Mirror cladding wraps the façade at 058 Villa, allowing the home to stay hidden while in plain site. As with many dwellings in dense urban centres, 058 Villa was designed around the need for privacy. The mirror cladding reflects the house’s surroundings back to […]
    2016.12.01Jillian Japka
  • Kinfolk Gallery
    To create a comprehensive representation of a brand is a tricky ordeal, as it’s impossible to ignore the past accomplishments and identity that was laid out, but then it is important not to undermine the potential for evolution. As Kinfolk decided to reinvent their Copenhagen HQ, who better than Scandinavian design ambassadors Norm Architects. The […]
    2016.11.29Mateus Andrade
  • Lighthouse Residence
    Lighthouse Residence is an elegant family home located in South Korea. The home is designed by Leeslist, an architecture studio also based out of South Korea. The dwelling is located on its own plot, but the area is expected to grow and become crowded with houses in the near future. With this in mind, the architects […]
    2016.11.24Jillian Japka
  • House in Kaijin
    Located in Funabashi, on the Chiba prefecture at the east of Tokyo, stands an unabashed contemporary dwelling designed by Fuse Atelier. The celebrated practice was commissioned to creatively make the best of the 70m2 base for a three-storey high programme; for that reason House in Kaijin sports a dexterous and dynamic design throughout, with an […]
    2016.11.22Mateus Andrade
  • Fuxing Plaza
    We wanted to try to make the mall not to look like a mall. Instead we were hoping for a home to individual stores, restaurants and bars that are presented in a setting that supports their individuality rather than collective. Our aim is: Shopping S-Mall instead of Shopping Mall. This is how AIM Architecture explain […]
    2016.11.18Jorge San Luis
  • House in Alcobaça
    This stunning build is the result of a renovation project of an existing, traditional home in Alcobaça, Portugal. Designed by minimalist favourite Aires Mateus, this dwelling looks forward with a modern edition, while at the same time respecting the original home that came before. One of the main features of this dwelling is the white […]
    2016.11.17Jillian Japka
  • Villa Klánovice
    A strong duality comes into play for the surprisingly nimble Villa Klánovice. Prague based architecture firm ADR was commissioned to design an unassuming dwelling, and thus, the welcoming card is an orderly grey façade surrounded by unchained nature on all sides. Stepping in, a clever inversion happens, as a rich minimalist programme takes charge. Inside […]
    2016.11.01Mateus Andrade
  • A House By The Sea
    Located in Shavei Tzion, Israel, A House By The Sea is an admirable and grand 280m2 house designed by Pitsou Kedem Architects, who were inspired by its privileged emplacement. Light and horizon play together within the design of this home located on the mediterranean shore. The shining sun, a long wire thin line, and the blue of […]
    2016.10.28Jorge San Luis
  • S Apartment
    S Apartment is a gorgeous blend of materials, textures, and colours. The dwelling is designed by Right Angle Studio, located in Singapore. The open-concept floor plan features a living room, built-in kitchen, and bedrooms on the second level. The colour palette is simple but elegant: tans, greys, and wood tones are prevalent in both the […]
    2016.10.27Jillian Japka
  • Bendigo House
    Bendigo House is a remarkably unique home located on several acres in Victoria, Australia. Designed by Flack Studio, the interior is thoughtfully designed to be an exciting visual experience. According to Flack: The interior of the long, spacious pavilion-style house has been paid uncompromising attention. Opulent, textural materials, a deep tonal palette and generosity of space create a […]
    2016.10.20Jillian Japka
  • Caixa Ontinyent Culural Centre
    Located in the emblematic centre of the Spanish town of Ontinyent, Caixa Ontinyent Cultural Centre is the result of extraordinary work by architecture firm Ramón Esteve Estudio. By placing the Cultural Centre in a historic location, revitalising one of the last noble homes on the Main Street, there is a respect of the local heritage and a […]
    2016.10.14Jorge San Luis
  • La Pinada House
    La Pinada House is a renovation project that gives new life to a home that has been occupied by the same family for several generations. Designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, the house is comprised of two main volumes clad in white siding. The uppermost story is shifted on its lower counterpart, forming an asymmetrical cantilever over the front […]
    2016.10.13Jillian Japka
  • MM House
    As you stroll through the gorgeous island of Mallorca, more precisely in the capital, you are faced with steep hills; a fair price to pay for the striking views in reward. As you continue on your path, in the midst of numerous ordinary dwellings, a white geometric sighting catches your attention. A true modern invasion of […]
    2016.10.12Mateus Andrade
  • Villa CD
    Villa CD is a lovely private residence built on the sand dunes of the Belgian seaside. Designed by Office O Architects, this home utilises its challenging site to create a truly unique and gorgeous dwelling. The front of the home appears as a single level rectangular form; it is only in the back that we are revealed […]
    2016.10.06Jillian Japka
  • Bündner Kunstmuseum
    June this year saw the opening of the new and incredibly designed building by Barcelona-based studio Barozzi Veiga — a project developed to be an extension of the Villa Planta, which accommodates the Bündner Kunstmuseum, in the Swiss city of Chur. The striking cubic 4,000-square-metres building, an exercise of integration within an urban ensemble, is understood as […]
    2016.09.30Jorge San Luis
  • Cointec Office
    Cointec Office is a workspace for a consultant firm designed by Spanish architecture firm Dot Partners. The office was designed to emphasise spaciousness, with one large room stretching across the entire structure. Select furnishings and carefully placed glass partitions divide the space according to use. The work stations are scattered throughout the large, open rooms, while […]
    2016.09.29Jillian Japka
  • Villa J2
    Villa J2 is a lovely family home in Sweden designed by Jonas Lindvall of the Swedish multidisciplinary design firm Lindvall A & D. Family life was a central goal of this design, therefore the home was planned with a central hub for social interaction. This main area is located on the ground floor and includes the kitchen, dining, […]
    2016.09.22Jillian Japka
  • Casa das Mudas
    A beautiful extension of a pastoral cliff on the coast of Madeira, Portugal; an eclectic museum sports a beautiful façade made of dark stones. The transition would be seamless if not for the absolute geometric forms emerging from the ground up. Casa das Mudas is a striking visual intervention offering a home for cultural activities but, […]
    2016.09.20Mateus Andrade
  • Au Pont Rouge
    In Au Pont Rouge, a 110 year old iconic department store located in Saint Petersburg, architecture studio Cheungvogl has created a singular and innovative open exhibition retail space around a robotic system. The customer scans items to his/her virtual basket and upon purchase, the robotic system processes the order in the background to the point of […]
    2016.09.16Jorge San Luis
  • Lakeside House
    Lakeside House is a long and elegant silhouette set against a mountainous backdrop. Designed by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates, this Japanese home utilises its inspiring environment as a key feature in the design. The structure is a long rectangle with floor to ceiling windows that frame excellent views of the landscape. The oversized windows blur the boundaries of […]
    2016.09.15Jillian Japka
  • Espace Arbois Duranne
    A unique form of pre-fabricated concrete rises from a natural rock wall in Aix-en-Provence, France. Designed by architecture firm Atelier Fernandez & Serres, this cultural centre provides both interior and exterior congregation spaces for the city. The defining feature of the structure is a long, curvilinear wall which wraps the courtyard in a nearly complete circle. This circle […]
    2016.09.08Jillian Japka
  • House of Prayer
    House of Prayer is an unassuming structure who’s function is only delineated by a subtle cross, placed on a simple tower atop of the roof. The chapel is located in the Czech Republic and designed by Fránek Architects, based in the same country. From the exterior one notices a simple, rectangular structure with an elegantly […]
    2016.09.01Jillian Japka
  • House in Guimarães
    From time to time some projects deserve a second look. That is when Minimalissimo revisits outstanding pieces from the past. Take a look at this beauty originally covered 6 years ago: An audacious dwelling dares to break the mould in the historical city of Guimarães, Portugal. The northbound city is known for being the first […]
    2016.08.30Mateus Andrade