·Balcony architecture and design, including Moshe Safdie’s Sky Habitat project in Singapore featuring garden balconies.
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Former Parisian railway station turned into housing and live work units
The lightweight aesthetic is enhanced by the lack of visible structure on the building's exterior, along with the prefabricated concrete balconies that narrow at the edges. The building is organised around a compact circulation core, with functional spaces situated closest to the centre to free up the outer areas for the living spaces and bedrooms.
Em-Estudio builds concrete holiday home on Oaxaca hillside
La Extraviada is mainly made from regional materials such as guapinol wood and local stone obtained from nearby quarries. Much of the interior carpentry uses macuil wood which is sourced from a tree that is native to Mexico. Em-Estudio used regional materials as an aesthetic decision and an environmental one.
ACA Architects updates Dor-Shada Resort in Thailand with modern facade
ACA Architects painted the concrete black to contrast with the metal elements, which look like wood but are lighter and stronger. Real timber features on the modern balconies, which have been given a traditional twist with a half screen of wooden poles.