Low-Income Housing with Heart It has been a crucial question for ages: how best to house low-income people in densely populated urban environments. As the world becomes more crowded and urbanised, the matter grows increasingly urgent. Eve Kushner reports. Has anyone come up with a solution to embrace the problem of high-density housing wholeheartedly? Many experiments have failed, and some have ..
Feldbalz is a new home overlooking Lake Zurich designed by Swiss architect Gus Wüstemann. The three-storey house includes space for children on the ground floor, which leads to the garden, family living rooms on the first floor and the parents’ rooms at the top of the house. A concrete path connects the garden with the house, bordering a swimming pool. Photographs by Bruno Helbing. See Wüstemann..
Location: L.E.S., New York Program: New building with art gallery and 5 apartments. Area: 14,000 sf Completion: 2004-2007 Consultants : Sharon Engineering Team: Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang; Daniela Zimmer, Jorge Pereira, Takuya Shinoda. Client: 109 Norfolk, LLC Contractors:Builders & HVAC; George Dimizas/G&G Metal (steel packages and facade) Switch Building is a 7 storey apartment and art gallery bui..
Architect: OFIS arhitekti Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Design Year: 2005-2006 Construction Year: 2006-2007 Design Team: Martina Lipicer - udia, Nejc Batistic - udia, Andrej Gregoric - cand.arh, Ana Kosi - stud.arch. Programme: Social apartments with parking Client: Gradis G group, Ljubljana Constructed Area: 5,000 sqm Nº of floors: 4 floors + 2 underground parking Budget: Construction: 650 EURO..
First Australian member of Design Hotels opens Designed by award-winning designer, Alexander Lotersztain, the first Australian member of Design Hotels, the Limes Hotel, opened June 27 in Brisbane. Located in Fortitude Valley, the hub of Brisbane’s nightlife, also known for its trendy cafes, shops, bars and restaurants, in keeping with this vibrant neighbourhood, Limes has been created to include..
Paulo David - Centro das Artes [Casa Das Mudas] in Calheta, Madeira Paulo David’s Centro das Artes, Casa das Mudas is based in Portugal’s Madeira island. It remains the memory of the unexpected angles, the cut of the volumes against the loaming landscape, the frames resting on the interior light, the strength of the texture and richness of the stone, the confrontations between the opaque darknes..
ofis architecture based in ljubljana, slovenia recently finished conscuction on their villa old oaks project located n ljubljana. the villa is a private residence which was actually the result of a personal architectural competition by the owner. the house is organized in steeped levels which follow the terrain, providing each floor with views of the oak forest which surrounds it. the main floor..
Casa 11 Mujeres by Mathias Klotz Photographer Cristobal Palma has sent us these images of Casa 11 Mujeres (Eleven Women House), a cliff-top house near Santiago in Chile by architect Mathias Klotz. Designed as a holiday home to accommodate a family with eleven daughters, the house is built on a 45 degree slope. “ELEVEN WOMAN” house is a vacation home at Beranda. It stands on a site sloping down t..
PRIVATE MUSEUM Museum. México City. 2007 The challenge of this visionary project is that it will become the first Art Museum in Mexico city with such an avant garde form, breaking by this with all the paradigms in our country. It will also create a state-of-the-art facility to house and display artwork that meets the standard of International Art Institutions. There will be an auditorium, librar..
The design, in collaboration with British firm Dynamic Architecture Group, will be premiered in two locations: Moscow and Dubai which were chosen for very different reasons. Dubai was Fisher’s first choice for the tower. He said: “Dubai is a city of the future and I think that the building of the future should be in the city of the future.” He took inspiration from UAE Vice President and Dubai r..