In the Tokyo residential district of Setagaya, ARTechnic architects designed a complex consisting of eight apartments and one office called Breeze. Privacy and transparency are the key concepts inspiring ARTechnic architects in the architecture of Breeze.
YCL architectural studio has renovated a historic apartment in Strasbourg, France. The challenge facing the Lithuanian architects was how to preserve the elegance of the original interiors while making them practical for contemporary living.
Alphaville has designed a guest house in Koyasan, a sacred place in Japan, home of Kongobu-ji Buddhist temple. Alphaville of Kyoto has created a timber frame building with a pitched roof containing a cosy guesthouse measuring only 96 sqm.
The influence of the Solo Pezo in Cretas may be seen in the new Guna House in Llacolen (Chile), also by the Chilean studio Pezo von Ellrichshausen. Pezo von Ellrichshausen’s architecture contrasts with nature, but the bold geometric construction of the Guna House also emphasises it.
Architect Simon Couchman has designed an apartment on two levels overlooking a park in the centre of Jerusalem’s Germany colony. A wooden construction for books gives the home a cosy, traditional feel despite its contemporary design.
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