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Innovative, sustainable materials and ideas that make a difference in architecture.

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Outside In, a house designed by i29 and Bedaux de Brouwer architecten

23-11-2020 - Materials

Outside In, a house designed by i29 and Bedaux de Brouwer architecten

Outside In, the house designed by Bedaux de Bouwer and by i29 in the Netherlands, makes its connection with nature its strength. Here, the greenery seems to come from the outdoors into the interior to create a unique home.

A Container House by Paul Michael Davis Architects

05-11-2020 - Materials

A Container House by Paul Michael Davis Architects

Paul Michael Davis Architects has designed an extension to a house built in the 1950s. The project involved incorporating two shipping containers into the home, adapting them to expand the space necessary for a family with 3 children. Their solution made the available space bigger and at the same time connected with local history.

John Puttick Associates, architecture and rituals

02-11-2020 - Materials

John Puttick Associates, architecture and rituals

UK firm John Puttick Associates has designed a rather unusual piece of architecture, a mourners’ shelter on the grounds of the North Watford Cemetery, in south-east England. The cedar shingle clad building is almost sculptural in shape and creates a physical and spiritual gathering place.

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Anandaloy by Anna Heringer in Bangladesh wins the Obel Award

29-10-2020 - Materials

Anandaloy by Anna Heringer in Bangladesh wins the Obel Award

Anandaloy, the project in Bangladesh by the German architect Anna Heringer, is a building made of mud and bamboo. The multifunctional building hosts a therapy centre for people with disabilities and a fair-trade textile manufacturing workshop producing fashion and art, and it is this year’s winner of the Obel Award, a new, international prize for architectural achievement presented by the Henrik Frode Obel Foundation.

Contemporary connections, two glass walkways in Prague by OV-A

22-10-2020 - Materials

Contemporary connections, two glass walkways in Prague by OV-A

Czech architectural practice OV-A has designed a transparent walkway connecting two historic buildings and giving Prague’s University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) a new symbol. A contemporary design with a shape that speaks to the world of chemistry sets up an elegant connection with the old buildings.

Claudio Beltrame designs the new ski school in Tarvisio

21-10-2020 - Materials

Claudio Beltrame designs the new ski school in Tarvisio

The new ski school in Tarvisio, designed by the Architetto Beltrame Claudio firm of architects, challenges traditional alpine architectural assumptions and reinterprets the classic chalet. The result is a small landmark that plays on the material nature and symbolism of wood as well as on the dynamics of skiing itself.

Faulkner Architects and the creative repurposing of a small barn

16-10-2020 - Materials

Faulkner Architects and the creative repurposing of a small barn

The US firm Faulkner Architects was commissioned to refurbish and convert a small barn in California. A very delicate project that harnessed the energy of the structure and even retained the smell of the old Douglas Fir commonly used in rural architecture and salvaged from the original construction.

Wittman Estes, refashioning a holiday home

08-10-2020 - Materials

Wittman Estes, refashioning a holiday home

With Aldo Beach House, the American architecture studio Wittman Estes has revamped an existing structure from the 1940s. The new-look beach house is now a multi-generational home in the stunning natural environment of Hood Canal, Washington.

Chestnut House by ValArch Ateliér

01-10-2020 - Materials

Chestnut House by ValArch Ateliér

The young Czech architectural studio, ValArch Ateliér, has built a rural house that combines respect for the context with the use of local raw materials. Chestnut House is a welcoming sanctuary in an area of great scenic beauty.

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