Seven Blocks / studio M architects

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Text description provided by the architects. The site lies a few minutes away from a traditional shopping street, and is a short distance from where two main roads in Tokyo intersect.  The owner requested a new multi-family dwelling building that could be uniquely adapted to the dense urban area, while at the same time would be bright and open to natural daylight.  On the south side of the lot is a road with a width of 8 meters and an unpaved parking lot.  The original parking lot function of the site is to be continued underneath the new building, and maintains a height capable of accommodating the stopping the microbus.  Located halfway between residential and shopping areas, the site vicinity

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South 5th Suttles Residence / Alterstudio Architecture

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  • Architects: Alterstudio Architecture
  • Location: Austin, United States
  • Principals: Kevin Alter, Ernesto Cragnolino, Tim Whitehill
  • Team: Matt Susarek, Daniel Shumaker
  • Area: 2990.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Casey Dunn, Nick Simonite
  • Interiors: Anne Suttles
  • Structural: Leap! Structures
  • Clients: Anne Suttles & Sam Shah
  • Budget: Withheld
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Text description provided by the architects. The South 5th Street residence slips nonchalantly into the array of eclectic bungalows that line the streets of Austin’s Bouldin neighborhood. Here, a rare 25" Durand Oak and an unexpectedly steep escarpment created a powerful circumstance for a house that emphasizes view and a dynamic spatial sequence, while at the same time being an abstract backdrop for the serendipity of light and circumstance. The visitor arrives into a verdant courtyard under the majestic Durand Oak. A thin, 4” gabion wall at the street, evergreen plantings and a perforated, Cor-ten corrugated screen

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Four Primary Schools in Modular Design / wulf architekten

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Text description provided by the architects. The pedagogical concept of the “Munich Learning House” (Münchener Lernhaus) is the starting point for the development of an intelligent and constructively mature learning house module that consists of four classrooms each, two interconnected rooms for full-day care and a working area for teaching and support staff which are arranged in a circle around a central communal space. All rooms have a direct exit to the outside area through the walkways surrounding the rooms which creates an unrestricted use of the entire learning house in compliance with fire protection policy.

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The four primary schools with full-day care are located on the former military compound on Ruth- Drexel-Strasse in Oberföhring and in the Bauhaus Square in Schwabing as

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Mimosa Pudica / Horibe Associates

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  • Structure Design: Shunya Takahashi Structure Building Research Institute
  • Facilities Design: Grand Facility
  • Construction: Shin
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Text description provided by the architects. This is a railroad-facing apartment for rent.

The apartment plot is located in a low rise residential district between a railway extending approximately 11 meters and a residential road extending 4 meters.

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With maximum height limits of 10m and minimum living room area of 25 square meters in mind, we drew up a plan. With the theme being the environmental impact statements of low rise housing neighborhoods, we took into consideration a pleasant living environment and high earnings of low rise residential areas.

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The house plan consists of a living space on the side of the railroad, a bedroom

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LOFT 9 / skimA

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  • Architects: skimA
  • Location: Dongsomun-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architects: Sejin Kim
  • Design Team: Yunseon Cho
  • Contractor: COWORKERS / Sungjoon Ahn
  • Area: 342.34 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Jaesang Lee (770 studio)
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Text description provided by the architects. LOFT9 is located on the hill of Dongsomun-dong facing the high-rise apartment and surrounded by low-level red tile-roofed houses. Next to the site, the white painted housing building is newly constructed. LOFT9 consisted of 9 rooms is for rent, so it aims to have maximum floor area with an efficient form. The volume, which is driven by the right of light, is delicately refined with setbacks for the clarity of form. The 4th & 5th level is designed like loft house for maximizing wide view on the terraces. Simple box shape is partly filleted on the corner edges with balustrades for

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Chestnut House / Valarch Studio

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  • Client: Private investor
  • Cost: 3.5 million CZK
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Text description provided by the architects. The first house designed and built by our architect studio is located on a small piece of land between Kopřivnice and Štramberk. It was built in a former recreation area where a large, old Chestnut tree was growing in an overrun field. This beautiful tree was a focal point for this property and the house became known as Chestnut House. The small area, orientation of the land and location of the chestnut tree clearly determined the overall atmosphere. The dark brown house surrounded by the lush green landscape

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M9 Workspace / M9 Design Studio

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  • Architects: M9 Design Studio
  • Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Lead Architects: Nischal Abhaykumar and Jesal Pathak
  • Team: Swarna G, Pavan MG
  • Space Graphics And Illustrations : Chithkala Ramesh
  • Contractor: Spectra Fab
  • Area: 2000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Shamanth Patil Photography
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Text description provided by the architects. We designed our studio within a formerly disused attic space in an industrial suburb of Bangalore. Nischal Abhaykumar (Founder of M9) scouted this location. It is located in a lush green Industrial Suburb of Bangalore adjacent to the iconic Mysore sandal soap factory. The building (120 feet long and 20 feet wide) is a quaint 20-year-old structure, which is renovated and almost looks new.

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We sought to maximize the space and reveal its character to provide an inspirational working environment whilst allowing our clients to experience our style of architecture and design. The renovated

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SITE Santa Fe / SHoP Architects

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  • Architects: SHoP Architects
  • Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Structural : High Desert Structural Engineering
  • Lighting Consultant: BG Buildingworks
  • Façade: UAP Company
  • Acoustical Engineer: Purcell + Noppe + Associates, Inc.
  • Geotechnical: Geo-Test, Inc.
  • General Contractor: Sarcon Construction
  • Mechanical/Plumbing: BG Buildingworks
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Text description provided by the architects. SITE Santa Fe, a leading contemporary art institution in the Southwest, was in need of a comprehensive renovation and expansion. Our team set out to enliven the institution’s repurposed former beer warehouse with new galleries and gathering spaces inside and out in addition to modernizing environmental systems, providing staff with new administrative and educational facilities, and streamlining back-of-house art handling.

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The character of the updated space was of particular concern for our client, given the organization’s innovative approach to the arts. The folded, perforated aluminum system defining

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Eye-D / Ofist

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  • Architects: Ofist
  • Location: Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Lead Architects: Yasemin Arpac & Sabahattin Emir
  • Conctract Design Firm: Ofist
  • General Contractor: Ofist
  • Area: 105.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Ali Bekman
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Text description provided by the architects. Eye-d is not just designed to be an optical shop.
No business is just the business itself anymore.  Everything is social.  We can not neglect today's facts when even sitting at home by yourself can be a social media product.

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Besides, in crowded metropolises like Istanbul, life is busy, fast and hard.  Sparing time for everything and everyone is almost impossible.  So maybe that's why we are always doing many things at a time; having a morning coffee, while checking mails and news, adding stories to instagram, following friends to catch up with what they are doing, and also keep on

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DUNIA BANGUNAN / ANDParsitek

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  • Architects: ANDParsitek
  • Location: Jl. Kapten Soebijanto Djojohadikusumo, Kavling Sunburst Blok CBD II No.12, BSD City, Serpong, Lengkong Gudang, Serpong, Kota Tangerang Selatan, Banten 15322, Indonesia
  • Lead Architects: Andi Pratama
  • Area: 11700.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Mario Wibowo
  • Main Contractor: PT. KencanaSewu
  • Mep Consultant: Ricky Erasmus
  • Structure Consultant: Willy Kurniawan
  • Management Construction: Robert Shindunata
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Text description provided by the architects. Clients want buildings that serve as showrooms and offices that which accommodate the needs and business clients. And Also on the top of this building also open for rented office. ANDParsitek as architectural consultant trusted to handle this project seeks to create buildings that can be seen representative with the client's business, but can still respond to the tropical climate and accommodate from the high enough building. A combination of tropical, dynamic, modern, iconic.

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Westside School / SKL Architects

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  • Architects: SKL Architects
  • Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Principal In Charge: Gladys Ly Au Young
  • Project Architect: Wingyee Leung
  • Design Team: Rick Sundberg, John Kennedy, Frances Nelson, Myra Lara
  • Design Team, Graphics : Nicole Lew
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Construction Contractor: Kirtley‐Cole Associates, LLC
  • Civil Engineer: Pace Engineers
  • Structural Engineer: Quantum Consulting Engineers LLC
  • Design Assist: Ecotope
  • Electrical Design Build: Prime Electric
  • Geotechnical Engineer: Terra Associates, Inc.
  • Landscape Architect: Thomas Rengstorf & Associates
  • Acoustics: BRC Acoustics
  • Envelope: RDH
  • Cost Estimating: JMB Consulting Group
  • Traffic: Gibson Traffic Consultants
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Text description provided by the architects. Westside School, a pre-K through eighth grade school serving 360 students, was about to lose its lease. At the same time and nearby, the Hillcrest Presbyterian Church, located in a residential neighborhood southwest of downtown Seattle, found itself in an awkward position. Its congregation had decreased in size over

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Floating Penthouse Berlin / Atelier Zafari

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  • Architects: Atelier Zafari
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Lead Architects: Sohrab Zafari
  • Construction Engineer: K. J. Meyer
  • Area: 120.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Werner Huthmacher
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Text description provided by the architects. On the roof of an existing building in Berlin Neukölln, a small but lively and sensual world has been created in a simple style that belies its complexity – a dwelling that gives its occupants enhanced quality of life. Here the focus is on primary elements, allowing for an individual sense and experience not only of the space but also of the light, the shade, the wind, the air, the rain, the greenery, the sky, the sunrise and sunset.

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The building was constructed in the early 1970s on the edge of what is known as the Bohemian Village, where a five-storey perimeter-block development dating from the

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The Regimented House / LIJO RENY architects

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  • Architects: LIJO RENY architects
  • Location: India
  • Design Team: Ar. Reny Lijo and Ar. Lijo Jos
  • Interiors: LIJO.RENY.architects, Muneer
  • Landscape Concept: LIJO.RENY.architects
  • Soft Landscape: Gcc Landscape
  • Structures: Bipin Vallikunnu
  • Contractors: Muneer, Tirur
  • Site: 45746.62 ft2
  • Built Up Area: 6850.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Praveen Mohandas, Suneesh Suresh
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Text description provided by the architects. This project seemed like an Architect’s dream at first but upon closer understanding, of the site and the brief, revealed its complex nature. The seemingly large plot of 2.45 acres, populated with a variety of trees - small and large, was to be shared between the client and his brother, who had an existing house on site, without any compound wall in between. However, an informal pedestrian path, allowing the plot at the back an access to the main road, literally cut the

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DL House / DP+HS Architects

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  • Architects: DP+HS Architects
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Lead Architects: Don Pieto, Henny Suwardi
  • Area: 680.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Don Pieto
  • Structural Engineer: Anwar Susanto - Cipta Sukses
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Text description provided by the architects. This house is located in a residential area in Jakarta, Indonesia. It occupies a 337,5 sqm plot of land. In contrast to the houses surrounding this project, which mostly adapted to Mediterranean style, this house is an attempt by Don Pieto & Henny Suwardi of DP+HS Architects to represent the younger generation’s taste which more keen into the natural and tropical modern atmosphere.

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The brief was quite simple: a house for a young couple with a master bedroom and other bedrooms for children in the future and for visiting parents/in-laws. The client didn’t relish the idea of ‘closed space’, and they were clearly wanted a space where inside and outside blended together,

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Bent dan Light / BK Interior Design & Architectural Planning

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Text description provided by the architects. If you have closer look, the cocoon itself is made of sliced thin marble that reinforced with fiberglass to achieve the flexible form. We use every remaining piece to be useful. Comes from inspiration to reality, we can minimize the use of marble & also reduce mining exploitation. The use of its material requires only 5% of normal use. Resource efficient while minimizing the wastage. The work is more like a craftsmanship, which is adjustable according to the field conditions. 

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Challenge is on how to make the marble pattern connect continuous smoothly.  We cover connections with special treatment, in order to make the looks appeal

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Olivos House / TATÚ Arquitectura

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  • Architects: TATÚ Arquitectura
  • Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Architects In Charge: Leandro Alegre, Horacio Goday, Martin Olivera
  • Area: 2798.62 ft2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Marcos Guiponi
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Client
The client is a young couple with two small children, the order: their first house built, own, made to measure and for life. They wanted a house of "unique space" integrated and flexible on the ground floor. A large kitchen, a living room with double height, a wild space that at times could operate as a desk, be daily or projection of the living room to expand your area in special events. An interior patio and an isolated battery of services. Upstairs the private rooms highlighting the main room above the rest, with en suite bathroom, dressing room and own terrace.

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To the client's premises we decided to add some adjustments that would enhance

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Esporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes

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  • Architects: Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes
  • Location: Illes Balears, Spain
  • Authors: Santi Ibarra, Toni Montes, Lluís Ortega, Xavier Osarte, Esther Segura
  • Design Team: Juan Gándara, Oriol Vives, Jordi Ribó
  • Area: 2475.7 ft2
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: José Hevia
  • Quantity Surveyor: TRAM
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Esporles House belongs to a set of Sio2Arch projects that explore the convergence of landscape and domestic space. The project is built in Esporles, Majorca, on a site with a strong slope. The volume has a U shape forming a new exterior landscape that becomes part of the section of the house. The ground qualifies the interior, making it permeable, and the architecture organizes the exterior, making it inhabitable.

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The house is designed as a set of relations between landscape and architecture. The project reflects that tension, qualifying a new domestic space that flows between

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HN Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

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  • Floor Area: 573.0 m2
  • Site Area: 2651.0 m2
  • Construction Area: 588.0 m2
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Text description provided by the architects. This is a nursery which parents found, who want to raise children in rich nature environment. To meet their expectation, by making use of rich nature surrounding it, the nursery is planned to design where children can feel nature in a whole day, and play excited and stimulating, so that they can develop their sensibility and creativity.

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In inside activity of nursery, children generally play with materials whose usage is not flexible and ready-made toys. It’s lack of changes for children to play. On the other hand, in outside activity, there are many changes of season

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KB Youth Step / Faculty of Hongik University School of Architecture

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  • Architects: Faculty of Hongik University School of Architecture
  • Location: 345-9, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architects: Youngsoo Lee, Hyunho Lee, Yong Soon Chang, Kyung Sun Lee, Sooran Kim
  • Execution Architecture: Sidam Architects- Shiweon Kim, Taeho Kim, Ungjae Lee, Boungcheol Jun, Yoojin Jeong, Jengyun Im, Sooyeon Kim
  • Area: 1261.83 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Namsun Lee
  • Interior Architect: Studio SAII – Sanghee Yoo, Eunyoung Song
  • Site Manager: Jiin Choo(KB Kookmin Bank)
  • Structural Engineer: CGSPlan
  • Mechanical And Electrical Engineer: Sungwoo EME
  • Construction: Ean R&C
  • Client: KB Kookmin Bank
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Text description provided by the architects. The KB Youth Step has transformed the Seokyo branch building of KB Kookmin Bank, designed by Space Group in 1968, into a cultural facility for young people. This building contains within it the idea of contributing to society as a public space in the form of a stair plaza, which

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House N / YDS Architects

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  • Architects: YDS Architects
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Team: Yoshitaka Uchino, Mana Muraki
  • Built Area: 49.47 m2
  • Total Floor Area: 97.50 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Nobuki Taoka
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Text description provided by the architects. Located in typical residential area in Tokyo, an old wooden house was designed for regeneration into two-family house. The client wants it to be renovated because her family would live with her mother. The original house was built 40 years ago, so one of the owner’s important demands was to strengthen the structure. Generating natural and artificial light applying existing elements and materials regenerate architectures. Regenerating these old houses leads to sustainability and contributes to the cultures and diversities.

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A small garden which they rarely used because they care other people’s eye due to the low fences catches our eyes, and our design intention is making

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