Modern Greek House Design Exploring Traditional and Up-to-Date Design

The island of Kea in Greece seemed the perfect location to settle down and enjoy magical breezes serpent among olive trees. This modern House in Kea was seen by architects Marina Stassinopoulos and Konstantios Daskalakis as an opportunity to employ the island’s traditional building practices in a modern and highly functional residence. By rearranging the site’s terracing while maintaining local […]

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Glen Lochen / Tyre Studio Architects

Architects: Tyre Studio Architects
Location: Glastonbury, CT, USA
Collaborators: Edward Stanley Engineers, Silva Engineering, Tall Construction Company
Area: 66000.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Anthony Crisafulli

From the architect.… Originally built in 1975, the Glen Lochen Mall was once a vibrant Sigue leyendo

Towards a New Urbanism (Or Three)

If you read a lot of articles about cities and urbanism, you’re probably familiar with the words “half of the world’s population now lives in cities.” For a number of years, these words have been frequently used in the opening sentences of… Sigue leyendo

playLAND / LIKEarchitects

Architects: LIKEarchitects
Location: 4940 Paredes de Coura, Portugal
Architect In Charge: Diogo Aguiar, João Jesus, Teresa Otto and João Salgueiro, Daniel Mudrak
Year: 2014
Photographs: Dinis Sottomayor photography

Main Materials: Beach floats
Client: O Mundo ao Contrário | Paredes de …
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Foster + Partners Reveals Cardiff Central Square Masterplan

The City of Cardiff has unveiled plans by Foster + Partners to redesign the city’s Central Square, close to the Millennium Stadium, adding over a million square feet of office, retail and residential buildings organized around a new civic square. Explaining that… Sigue leyendo

Pixelmator for iPad: Sophisticated Photo Editing On The Go

Pixelmator…, an app which has been familiar to Mac users since 2011, have released a version of their powerful photo editing software for iPad. Although the App Store is awash with photo editing and manipulation packages, Pixelmator’s clean interface Sigue leyendo

Afillia Lamp Collection Featuring Original 3D Printed Lace-Like Diffusers

Bold and minimalist, Afillia is a new collection of lamps designed by Alessandro Zambelli for Italian company exnovo. In plant terms, “Afillia” means leafless, though not lifeless, surely an apt image for a collection of luminous essentials and airy voids. According to the designer’s official product description, the collection includes six lighting accessories (three table […]

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Paris- Quai de l’Oise / Agence VEA – Architects

Architects: Agence VEA – Architects
Location: 19th arrondissement, Paris, France
Architect In Charge: Julien FORTIER-DURAND
Design Team: Antoine CASANOVA, Pauline CHASLES and Bertrand EMGOUE
Technical Design Office: CTH
Area: 1100.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Sergio Grazia

From the architect.… Located Sigue leyendo

KaiF / FORM

Architects: FORM
Location: Kiev, Kyiv city, Ukraine
Architects In Charge: Victoriia Shkliar, Olga Antontseva
Area: 120.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Andrey Bezuglov

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ArchDaily Celebrates World Cities Day: 23 Unmissable Articles on Cities and Urbanism

Last year the UN General Assembly issued a resolution to “designate 31 October, beginning in 2014, as World Cities Day.” A legacy of the Expo 2010 Shanghai, the first World Cities day is being hosted today in Shanghai, with the aim… Sigue leyendo