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.
During an event televised on November 25 on the programme Grand Designs: House of the Year, Flint House designed by architects Skene Catling De La Pena was named RIBA House of the Year. This week’s best of the week feature looks at homes in various parts of the world presented recently in Floornature.
Skene Catling De La Pena’s Flint House has been named RIBA House of the Year. The award was broadcast on television for the first time this year, announcing the winner during the final evening of Grand Designs: House of the Year.
Julia and Björn’s house, designed by architect Innauer Matt in Egg, in Austria, near the border with Switzerland and Germany, is a warm, cosy house covered entirely with timber and surrounded by the beauty of the hills and mountains.
Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine in Paris is dedicating an exhibition to architect Renzo Piano to mark the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the start of his career. Renzo Piano Building Workshop projects are featured in the exhibition, with a special focus on the paediatric centre under construction for Emergency in Uganda.
Architect Alberto Campo Baeza has won the second BigMat '15 International Architecture Award for his plan for the new offices of the government of Castile and Leòn in Zamora, Spain. The first edition of the contest, in 2013, was won by Xaveer De Geyter Architects (XDGA) with Elishout Kitchen Tower Campus COOVI.
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