How do people on the other side of the world live? What do their homes look like, and how are their everyday living routines changing? Floornature takes a look at how people live in four recent homes, one in Kuwait, one in Switzerland, one in Australia and one in Mexico.
Australian architect Luigi Rosselli demonstrates his typological repertoire in the Books House in Sydney. Dug into the escarpment over the harbour in the capital of New South Wales, the building figuratively revolves around the idea of the book and the library.
Architecture’s impact on its context, whether natural or urban, goes farther than the footprint of the building itself; a skyscraper, for example, becomes a landmark visible from a great distance away. The CTBUH presents annual awards for tall buildings that have a positive impact on their surroundings. We take a look at the candidates for the 2018 awards.
UNFINISHED, the Spanish Pavilion exhibition curated by Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlo Quintáns that won the Golden Lion award at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia is now on show in Australia as part of the “40 Days of Spanish Architecture in Australia” initiative.
Architect Luigi Rosselli has converted a building in Sydney constructed in the 1920s into a duplex on a human scale with big patios for admiring the view of the city, with its skyscrapers by Renzo Piano, Sir Norman Foster and Ingenhoven Architects.
Architect Luigi Rosselli has converted a building constructed in the 1950s and early 1960s into a contemporary home with interior design by Romaine Alwill in neutral hues and Mediterranean blue, the client’s favourite colour.
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