room on the roof: collective housing in brioolstraat by CAAN architecten
the collective housing configuration implements an extruded container placed on the roof, adding to the already existing facade of the building.
Gallery of School Conversion into Housing Units / ACBS Architectes - 4
Image 4 of 19 from gallery of School Conversion into Housing Units / ACBS Architectes. Photograph by Marcin A. Pawlowski
Hotel Fouquet Barrière / Edouard François
Completed in 2006 in Paris, France. French architect and landscape designer Edouard François was encharged of the renovation and façade design of the Fouquet's Barrière Hotel in Paris,...
Can air conditioners be used to offset carbon emissions?
“Air conditioning,” Eva Horn once wrote, “is one of the oldest dreams of mankind. It means creating a world without heat or cold, rain or snow, without suffocating humidity or dusty winds.” However, when considering the challenges facing the current era, air conditioning yields a...
Contrived Structures Nick Sellek — Designcollector
Contrived Structures is a series of photographs created by Nick Sellek depicting detailed models, embracing the contrived structures that surround us in our overdeveloped urban environments. They are close up, exaggerated studies of architectural components, severed from context to emphasise the ab
An Instagram Account Dedicated To Japanese Walls
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It’s a common adage that often rings true, especially depending on your background. Walls, for example, don’t immediately come to mind as a thing of beauty. And thanks to a certain president, they don’t exactly have a great connotation right now. But none of tha
The commission for the renovation of the Breuninger department store in Stuttgart originates from OMA's 1995 competition-winning scheme. The brief called for a new outside appearance of an existing 1970s building in the center of Stuttgart, Germany, home of Mercedes, Porsche and the Weissenhofsiedlung; representing the flagship-store of a company with 14 stores in southern Germany.