The Czech studio Pavel Míček Architects has designed a small weekend retreat in Beskydy. The architects designed the cottage to blend in with the idyllic nature of this mountainous zone and first thought about the building materials as the basis for their concept.
Cabin A by Canadian studio Bourgeois / Lechasseur is a mountain retreat in the Charlevoix region, one of Quebec's most picturesque areas. The cabin is made from basic materials inspired by the International Code of Signals (ICS) - long used in communications between vessels at sea - to craft simple but warm spaces.
Italian architectural studio Obicua recently presented its first project The Kinii, built three thousand metres above sea level at Powder Mountain, near Salt Lake City, a private luxury ski lodge at the biggest ski resort in the United States, measuring about 3500 hectares. The most important feature of Obicua’s project is the focus on reducing the lodge’s environmental footprint by using the strictest LEED sustainable building protocols.
In celebration of the 15th annual International Passive House Open Days, architect Wayne Turett, principal of the Turett Collaborative, opened up his personal home located in the village of Greenport, NY on the North Fork of Long Island.
An old farm shed has been converted into a comfortable home in an economical, sustainable project by the architects of Tonkin Liu. The Old Shed New House project has been awarded the 2018 Stephen Lawrence Prize, awarded by RIBA every year to a work of architecture completed on a budget of less than 1 million pounds.
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