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This is an office and residence of an architect, located by a marsh, in Rajagiriya Sri Lanka. Although located along urban fringe near a series of high-rise buildings, and close to the main road, the building is designed like a fortification.
Studio MacLean is an award-winning interior design firm, specializing in contemporary commercial and residential interiors, furniture design and bespoke kitchens. Inspired by different eras and modern art movements, their insightful space planning and informed design process create striking interiors for every client.
Italian architects Archiplan Studio have renovated an entire multi-storey residential building in downtown Mantua, Italy, including the interior of this apartment dubbed Casa RJ. This luxury home is rich in history, which is further enhanced with a careful overlap of the contemporary elements expressed as a study of sophisticated details and a sensual material palette.
A three-storey penthouse with views overlooking the lake and city skyline. It is the home of a family who entertain frequently, so it was necessary to create public areas that feel special, providing a generous but intimate backdrop for parties and dinners. By contrast the more private areas are like a retreat for the family.
When you live in a climate that’s pleasant and warm all year round, you’ve got the perfect scenario for a stunning open concept home.With every building that adopts an open concept, however, the challenge is to find innovative ways to still provide the residents with enough privacy to make them feel comfortable and safe in their daily lives.
A slender swimming pool runs along one side of this concrete house in western Austria by Marte.Marte Architects, offering bathers views towards the Rhine Valley.Feldkirch-based practice Marte.Marte Architects designed the concrete house and pool for a sloped site overlooking the valley, which lies between the Austrian state of Vorarlberg and the Swiss canton of St Gallen.
Designed by Lucas y Hernández-Gil, H71 is 200sqm apartment set on the border between Madrid‘s museum precinct in Paseo del Prado and the Barrio de las Letras (Literary Quarter), the model of the ancient city.
With a design concept taken from the store’s name, Endpiece is an optical store in Seoul, South Korea, designed by WGNB, in which the real hero is the hyper-scale chunky knitted wall. The best part? The wall isn’t just a pretty, just-cause gesture – but rather links closely to Endpiece’s brand identity.
Kuvasz house is set on top of a dune in the forest of Carilo, an area with few neighbors in front of an un-plotted forest reserve. From a conceptual point, Kuvasz was designed as a path that accompanies and rises to the sand-dune, touching the lot in a few spots, respecting and highlighting the current topography.
Overflowing with neutral tones throughout, the Minimalist Bachelor Apartment will stand out to those who deplore clutter and love free-flowing open spaces with great little design flourishes and features that make for a much more comfortable living environment.