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The joy of hating modernism

Architecture Here and There

My favorite writer of all time is William Hazlitt, the British essayist of the early 19th century and contemporary of Charles Lamb and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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A’ Design Awards And Competition – The Winners


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Concrete Plinth House / DGN studio


© Nick Dearden. architects: DGN studio Location: London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Nick Dearden Area: 157.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Refurbishment. Extension

Introducing your 2022 Saturday Indesign speakers

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Saturday Indesign is an event that’s big on cutting-edge knowledge and fresh inspiration, that looks to awaken the senses to all the newest developments in the world of design.

Cacti Were Used To Create Privacy For This Home In Los Angeles


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The Transformation of the Museum: From Curiosity Room to Exhibition.


Louvre Museum Pavilions / France. Image Courtesy of Studio Malka Architecture. Housing objects of artistic, cultural, historical and scientific importance, the term ‘museum’ is derived from the Latin language.

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When the Architect Designs for Communities: 9 Popular Residential Designs


Jardim Vicentina Urbanization / Vigliecca & Associados. Photo: © Leonardo Finotti. Housing will always be a theme and challenge for architects.

The Conversation House | Reasoning Instincts Architecture Studio – RIAS


Excerpt: The Conversation House is a residence designed by an architectural firm Reasoning Instincts Architecture Studio.

Ennead Architects Reveals Masterplan for New Commercial Hub in Shanghai


Courtesy of Ennead Architects. Ennead Architects has unveiled the Shanghai Lingang Special Area master plan, a new hub for global commerce. Designed around the central axis that defines the Dishui Lake district in Shanghai , the master plan establishes the identity of a new business district.

Woodlands House, Wadhurst East Sussex


Woodlands House, Wadhurst, East Sussex development, Southern English Timber Home, UK Architecture Photos. Woodlands House in Wadhurst. 15 May 2022. Architecture: Eurban. Location: Wadhurst, East Sussex, Southern England, UK. Photos by Timothy Soar. Woodlands House, Southern England.

Punta Colorada III Shelter / TATÚ Arquitectura


© Marcos Guiponi. architects: TATÚ Arquitectura Location: Punta Colorada, Maldonado Department, Uruguay Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Marcos Guiponi Area: 60.0 Read more ». Landscape Architecture. Residential Architecture. Houses. Detail

A monumental memory

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Against the shore resides a little beachside village, wrapped among the foliage and escarpment basin. The palettes of the homes exude coastal colours and disappear in the afternoon shadow of the surrounding hills. But even from a distance, the DD house announces its presence.

Scaffold House / Gaurav Roy Choudhury Architects GRCA


© Niveditaa Gupta. architects: Gaurav Roy Choudhury Architects GRCA Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Niveditaa Gupta Area: 4600.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Interior Design. Residential Interiors. House Interiors

Gimme Shelter | Housescape Design Lab


Excerpt: Gimme Shelter is a community space designed by the architectural firm Housescape Design Lab. The gimme shelter is a commercial area that consists of a cafe, restaurant, office, and workshop area.

Green House / Circle Studio Architects


© Jade Cantwell. architects: Circle Studio Architects Location: Melbourne VIC, Australia Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Jade Cantwell Area: 53.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Refurbishment. Extension

News: What form should disruption take architecturally? CEPT University professor Arijit Chatterjee is after an answer as the 2021 Steedman Fellow


Indian architect and academic Arijit Chatterjee has been selected as the winner of the 2021–22 James Harrison Steedman Memorial Fellowship in Architecture biannual research competition.

Casa Higueras / CoA Arquitectura


© César Béjar Studio. architects: CoA Arquitectura Location: Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico Project Year: 2020 Photographs: César Béjar Studio Area: 555.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

Your ultimate on-day guide to Saturday Indesign is here

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Saturday Indesign is just days away! It’s time to register now and get set for a dynamic encounter, with hundreds of brands, 25 locations and leading design and creative talents from Australia and abroad, all prepared to bring the Sydney design scene to life over one day, 21 May, 2022.

Water Courtyard House / Guz Architects


© Finbarr Fallon. architects: Guz Architects Location: Leedon Park, Singapore Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Finbarr Fallon Area: 1198.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

oe architect Poposes LAN – 4, ways of inhabiting the vineyard


Project Status: Built. Year: 2020. Size: 0 sqft – 1000 sqft. Budget: 0 – 10K.

Slabtown 4 / Scott | Edwards Architecture


© Jeremy Bittermann. architects: Scott | Edwards Architecture Location: Portland, OR, United States Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Jeremy Bittermann Area: 5000.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Housing. Apartments

News: Grafton Architects co-founders headline this year's crop of 2022 Daylight Award laureates


In unison with today’s UNESCO International Day of Light celebration, the group behind the 2022 Daylight Award has announced its dual winners for the biannual architecture and research competition.

Viveda Wellness Retreat / a for architecture


© Hemant Patil. architects: A for Architecture Location: Trimbak, Maharashtra 422212, India Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Hemant Patil Photographs: Courtesy of a for architecture Area: 3900.0 Read more ». Hospitality Architecture. Healthcare Architecture. Wellbeing



Project Status: Built. Year: 2018. Budget: 0 – 10K. Text description provided by the architects. The new Fort de Vaux 2 residence, located on a residual plot of land belonging to the client, contributes to reinterpreting the urban façade seen from Paris’s ring road.

Interior for Amber Office / Atelier van Berlo


© Tycho Merijn. architects: Atelier van Berlo Location: Zwaanstraat 31d, 5651 CA Eindhoven, The Netherlands Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Tycho Merijn Photographs: Boudewijn Bollmann Area: 396.0 Read more ». Offices. Office buildings

Bronze block to pull office workers back to the city

Urban Realm

Glasgow's Princes House is to be replaced by a £75m office block under new plans filed by Mosaic Architecture + Design. Named Magnet the twelve storey block will square off the junction between Waterloo and West Campbell Street, meeting the street with set back ground floor retail.

Robotics and Computer-Aided Manufacturing in New Digital Building Design Program


© Stefano Borghi. After radically transforming the world of design and production in sectors such as automotive and aerospace, robotics is now entering the construction sector.

Metro Reports: Trinity Academy, Sandy Pine, 2791 NW Thurman, and more

Next Portland

A six unit development at NW 28th & Thurman designed by Skylab Architecture has been submitted for building permit review. Metro Reports have moved to Portland Maps Reports.

Copycat: Why Is Copying a Style Bad for Cities?


Chinese Champs-Élysées, named Xiangxie Road. Image by MNXANL, via Wikipedia. Licença CC BY-SA 4.0. CopyCat is the act of emulating something that's already been created and using it in a different context.

Architecture for London uses stone to give house extension "a sense of permanence"


Architecture for London has used a palette of stone , concrete and wood to create this monolithic rear extension to a house in Islington, which features a small arched entrance for the owner's cat.

Yunlong Mountain Meditation Hotel / gad


© Jonathan Leijonhufvud. architects: gad Location: Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Jonathan Leijonhufvud Photographs: Courtesy of gad Area: 6000.0 Read more ». Hospitality Architecture. Hotels

How a Landmark Marcel Breuer Building Became a Groundbreaking, Energy-Conscious Hotel


After years left in disrepair, the brutalist Pirelli Building in New Haven, Connecticut, has been converted into a 165-room getaway that claims it will be the country’s first net-zero hotel.

Office & Library Space GB65 / Metro Arquitetos Associados


© Fran Parente. architects: Metro Arquitetos Associados Location: Jardins, São Paulo - SP, Brazil Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Fran Parente Area: 280.0 Read more ». Cultural Architecture. Library. Interior Design. Offices Interiors

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The spaces you like: 7 of your latest discoveries

The Spaces

Welcome to the fortnightly instalment of our hashtag #thespacesilike , where we round up some of your most startling, serene, and inspiring spaces. Among our highlights is a cliffside monastery on a Greek island and a historic Tokyo hotel. Want to share a space you’ve discovered?

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