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Finalists of the 2015-16 World Habitat Awards

12-02-2016

Finalists of the 2015-16 World Habitat Awards

The World Habitat Awards were established in 1985 by the Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) promote good design practices for the habitats of disadvantaged and homeless people.

Architecture in Barcelona as seen by Josep Lluís Mateo

10-02-2016

Architecture in Barcelona as seen by Josep Lluís Mateo

We talk about Barcelona with Josep Lluís Mateo, following the release of his app for tourists and architects entitled “BCN architecture guide”, downloadable free of charge from his web site. What to see and what to avoid, according to Josep Lluís Mateo: a tour of the less touristy, less famous side of Barcelona.

Archier’s Sawmill House: an alternative approach to design

08-02-2016

Archier’s Sawmill House: an alternative approach to design

Australian studio Archier designed a home in Yackandandah, between Melbourne and Canberra in Australia, using an unusual approach: designing the home while it was being built.

Saigon House by a21studio in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

03-02-2016

Saigon House by a21studio in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

In the Bình Thạnh district in Ho Chi Minh City, a21studio built Saigon House, a polyphonic building paying homage to the home and thought of Vietnamese collector Vuong Hong Sen. Tiles, doors, windows and floors were reclaimed from nearby demolished homes as it they were precious works of art.

Edgley Design’s Pear Tree House in Dulwich, London

27-01-2016

Edgley Design’s Pear Tree House in Dulwich, London

Edgley Design makes the most of a long, narrow lot which was difficult to build on. Pear Tree House in Dulwich, London is an introspective home characterised by plenty of greenery and light on the site of a Victorian orchard.

Konieczny – KWK Promes and the Living-garden house, Poland

13-01-2016

Konieczny – KWK Promes and the Living-garden house, Poland

The Living-garden house in Katowice, Poland, is the first project by Robert Konieczny – KWK Promes to focus on the theme of integration of dwelling-place and nature. Robert Konieczny studies the co-penetration of greenery into the home as a key element in residential architecture.

Quattro passi, Villorba, TAMassociati's ecological district

06-01-2016

Quattro passi, Villorba, TAMassociati's ecological district

TAMassociati, the team that will curate the Italian pavilion at thge next Architecture Biennale in Venice, designed the Quattro passi ecological district in Villorba (Treviso, Italy). TAMassociati has designed a co-housing project inspired by the landscape and building traditions of the Veneto.

5th Rivolta Prize Exhibition in Milan

14-12-2015

5th Rivolta Prize Exhibition in Milan

The Order of Architects of Milan hosts an exhibition of the projects shortlisted for the 5th Ugo Rivolta Prize.

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