Category
Swimming pool

  • Indoor Pool & Spa
    Located in the island of Mallorca, Spain, Hotel Castell dels Hams started its activity in 1967 as a guesthouse, and it has continually improved its installations throughout this time. The latest, is this magnificently minimalistic work for the indoor pool and spa. Designed by the Spanish studio A2arquitectos. The work stands out by a series of square […]
    2015.12.18Jorge San Luis
  • Swimming Centre in Brescia
    Situated in the district of Mompiano in the north part of the Italian city of Brescia, this beautiful swimming centre is characterised as urban architecture, open to a specific relationship with the surroundings. The aim of the architects — Camillo Botticini, Francesco Craca, Arianna Foresti, Studio Montanari and Nicola Martinoli — was to design something different […]
  • La Piscina del Roccolo
    La Piscina del Roccolo is a luxurious indoor swimming pool designed by Italian architecture firm act_romegialli. The concept for the project was to create a pool and bathing house that would capitalize on the view of the countryside. The result is a humble structure nestled in the hilly site. On the western end of the building is a long stretch […]
    2015.06.11Jillian Japka
  • Bagneux Swimming Complex
    In this age of rapid developments, more architecture firms have resorted to the method of adapt-and-reuse — a sustainable approach to repurposing unused structures. Recently, Dominique Coulon et Associés, a French architecture firm, have inserted openings for light to an original concrete building. They also enhanced the original two swimming pools and bleachers with a […]
    2014.11.29Nhat Vo
  • Tavira House
    Today we are featuring a house in Tavira, Portugal by Vitor Vilhena and photographed by Joao Morgado. The house is built around the original old building’s footprint and consists of two parts. Both parts are created through different architectural forms, one with sculpted geometry, the other with systematic, regular geometry but they communicate with a […]
    2013.01.02Anna Korkobcova
  • Casa Iporanga
    Lately I have been slightly obsessed with the work of photographer James Silverman. His ability to capture spatial qualities and light conditions of stunning homes around the world is endless. Today I would like to go back in time a little, featuring project from 2006 and designed by one of my all time favorite architects, […]
    2012.10.17Anna Korkobcova
  • House DS
    A typical Belgian farmhouse, known as a ‘fernette’ inspires this addition to a residence, House DS, with an expansive back garden in Destelbergen, Belgium. Architects Graux & Baeyens addressed the client’s request of ensuring the addition would provide ‘spacious, bright and contemporary living’ and molded the idea of 4 rectilinear volumes as extensions of the […]
    2012.10.01Adele Lim
  • Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa
    Featuring Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa in Torres del Paine, Chile. The award-winning hotel is immersed in the landscape and emerges from the hillside, with views of the Torres del Paine National Park, declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1978. The architecture and interiors maximize the use of wood which exudes warmth, safety and protection. […]
    2012.09.19Anna Korkobcova
  • Feldbalz House
    The Fealdbalz House, 2,900 square foot tri-level family home (also referred to as a sculpture) overlooking the Lake of Zurich, Switzerland was built by Gus Wustemann Architects and was created to accommodate both the private as well as public life of its occupants. The upper level was set-up for parents, while the lowest level, opened to the outdoor patio […]
    2012.09.05Anna Korkobcova
  • Sonoma Spa Retreat
    Aidlin Darling Design have been my favorite San Francisco based architects for quite a long time. With a portfolio filled with one stunning project after the next, it is easy to see why. I have chosen to highlight the Sonoma Spa Retreat as it has become somewhat an iconic project to which I often return to for inspiration. […]
    2012.06.27Anna Korkobcova
  • Swimming Center
    This swimming center by Eddea Arquitectos is located on the outskirts of Barbate in Spain. The design of the center seeks to provide an impressive health experience through a relationship with the natural landscape. The sports pavilion is housed around an interior courtyard and hall, which incorporates filtered sunlight into the center. Situated around this space […]
    2012.04.05Jillian Japka
  • Le Marche Villa
    My friends, hold on to your hats because today I am taking you to a breathtaking villa in Le Marche, to what seems to be a hidden jewel in Italy. Converted into a vacation home with a guest house, Casa Olivi is located on a hill in Treia and is a result of a 4-year […]
    2012.02.22Anna Korkobcova
  • Vincent Van Duysen
    Vincent Van Duysen is a Belgium architect whose work I’ve been drawn to for quite a while. It was almost too difficult to select only one of his projects to be featured here today and therefore here is a selection of my favorite spaces he designed. The use of singular element, frequently in a large […]
    2012.01.25Anna Korkobcova
  • Casa Olivi
    Aproximately 300 years old, this Italian villa has undergone a 4-year long renovation by Swiss architects Markus Wespi & Jêróme De Meuron after a fire in 1995 almost destroyed it entirely. The house is located in Treia, in the region of Marche. Protected by the Italian Cultural and Historic Administration, the façade was maintained and restored, […]
  • Krater House
    A sunken area was situated on top of a hill on Antiparos, in the Cycladic islands, Greece. Deca Architecture conceptualized the challenge of filling in this crater with a primitive inspired dwelling that was both wind protected from the Aegean Sea and modestly out of view from the village below. The vast areas of the house lies underground, with straight lined […]
  • Les Bains des Docks
    Isn’t this the most beautiful swimming pool you’ve ever seen? It’s called Les Bains des Docks (‘Baths of the Docks’), and is located in Le Havre, France. Visitors can enjoy no less than 12 pools, a sauna, a hammam, a spa and fitness room. It was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel and opened in […]