Nowadays, many contemporary families decided to live further apart. But this respected poet and her daughter do not think that way. All of them, each with their own families, love to stay together. They find a site in a cozy yet high-density village where the new and old can coexist. In this unique situation, the Simgok House fulfills the difficult request of connecting large families under one roof while providing privacy for each occupant.
The project is to design a home for three generations of a shared family, ensuring the perfect balance between connectivity and separation. The site is located in the southern sector of Chandigarh and has difficult zoning & elevation restrictions.
Designed by renowned architect Peter Stutchbury, this waterfront residence is as far from the ‘suburbs’ as possible. Resembling a wide-sided beach house, this adventurous home is the result of clients wanting something more.
This new house in Vancouver, Canada, features a modern wood façade. Together with Campos Studio, BLA Design Group draws inspiration from the Vancouver’s Craftsman home. The light wood exterior reflects the climate and vibe of the Pacific Northwest, with a natural stained cedar finish paired with an easy-to-care metal roof. The exterior’s color palette echoes throughout the interior, creating a warm and inviting home.
Architecture firm GROUPWORK designed a small apartment building in London, England. The cool thing about this building is it has a balconies made from woven wicker that wrap around a steel and wood frame to soften the overall material palette of brick and steel.
The Ranch Mine has recently completed this modern house located in Phoenix, Arizona. It’s designed to be a getaway from city life. Standing low in the desert at just 12.5 feet high, the “O”-shaped house is partly surrounded by a viper fence and finished with white stucco.
Dagmar Stepanova, the architect of Formafatal studio, has completed a unique house in Costa Rica. The house blends well with the jungle. It has lush green roof and dark exterior made of burnt teak planks. The unique thing about this building is it has no window!
Thomas Sandell, Swedish architect, designed a space that allows guests unparalleled access to the region’s wildlife. Let us introduce you to SynVillan. SynVillan, the optical illusion, is an adorable hideaway in the Eriksberg Hotel and Nature Reserve in Sweden’s largest safari park. The elevated retreat has a gleaming façade by German manufacturer Exyd which makes it disappear into its surroundings.
The house is located on a plot of just over a thousand meters. Most of it is on the ground floor, with a double height in the living room, which articulates the small area of two floors. The open space front setback strip serves as a parking lot for visitors and expands the street, like a small square.
RASSVET LOFT*STUDIO is located in the central district of Moscow. It occupies the territory of a former furniture factory owned by the famous Mur & Mereliz trading house (now TsUM – Central Universal Department Store). During the Soviet times the mechanical engineering factory ‘Rassvet’ (The Dawn) is located on this plot. It is associated with the names of the extraordinary aircraft designers Sergey Korolev and Semyon Lavochkin. Today all areas are high density developments representing distinct architectural stiles reflecting 20th century history.