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Garden terraces link living spaces in Ha House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Garden terraces link living spaces in Ha House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Ha House by VTN Architects

Gardens can be found on all the different levels of this house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Ha House is the latest addition to Vo Trong Nghia Architects' House for Trees series, a project that aims to bring urban dwellers in closer proximity to nature. Each house typology has one thing

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Jacobs Yaniv Architects’ concrete Bare House opens out to a neighbouring field

Jacobs Yaniv Architects’ concrete Bare House opens out to a neighbouring field

Bare House by Jacobs Yaniv Architects

Jacobs Yaniv Architects has completed a concrete house in Tel Aviv, which features a living room with industrial furnishings and a window wall that opens. Named Bare House, the single-storey dwelling was designed for a family of four that required a simple home that catered for time spent together, while forming a connection to an

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Laura Álvarez Architecture transforms stone ruin into zero-energy Villa Slow

Laura Álvarez Architecture transforms stone ruin into zero-energy Villa Slow

Villa Slow by Laura Alvarez

This holiday home in Spain by Laura Álvarez Architecture is built from the walls of a stone ruin and generates more energy that it consumes. Named Villa Slow, the dwelling replaces a former ruin found in rolling hills in the natural park of Valles Pasiegos. It is designed to have minimal impact on its environment, and

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Jendretzki Design proposes Rat Island eco-retreat for New York City

Jendretzki Design proposes Rat Island eco-retreat for New York City

Rat Island private island boutique resort in New York City by Jendretzki Design

US studio Jendretzki Design has revealed designs for a boutique eco-resort on a tiny island within greater New York City. The local studio has envisioned Rat Island for an isle off the city's Bronx borough. It is one of the 44 isles that make up the New York archipelago, but the only one that is privately owned.

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“The vision of the home as a tranquil respite from labour is a patriarchal fantasy”

“The vision of the home as a tranquil respite from labour is a patriarchal fantasy”

Nuclear family home

Is the nuclear family home an architectural tool of repression and social control? asks Phineas Harper. The nuclear family house is one of the most successful architectural inventions ever. It has, spread across the world and is now the default template around which the vast majority of domestic architecture is designed and planning policies written.

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Ryall Sheridan raises Wetlands House above coastal site on New York’s Long Island

Ryall Sheridan raises Wetlands House above coastal site on New York’s Long Island

Long Island wetland residence by Ryall Sheridan Architects

American studio Ryall Sheridan Architects has elevated this cedar-clad holiday home on New York's Long Island to allow floodwaters to pass underneath. Wetlands House is located in the hamlet of Orient, which occupies the very tip of Long Island's North Fork. Designed as a weekend getaway for a Brooklyn couple, the three-bedroom dwelling sits on a

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Jeanne Gang named world’s most influential architect of 2019 by Time magazine

Jeanne Gang named world’s most influential architect of 2019 by Time magazine

Jeanne Gang

American architect Jeanne Gang has been listed on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people for 2019. The Studio Gang founder is the only architect to make the Time 100 list this year. She is recognised just a month after winning the commission for the overhaul of Chicago O'Hare international airport, in partnership with Studio ORD.

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Cave-like interiors of Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar revealed

Cave-like interiors of Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar revealed

Interiors of National Museum of Qatar by Koichi Takada Architects

Koichi Takada Architects has unveiled the first interiors it has built within Jean Nouvel's National Museum of Qatar in Doha, Qatar, featuring undulating wooden surfaces. The images reveal the museum's two gift shops, the first of a number of interior spaces designed by the architecture practice that will also include three eateries due to open later

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Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates designs house in Japan based on a Möbius loop

Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates designs house in Japan based on a Möbius loop

Topological Folding House by Takashi Yamaguchi & associates

Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates has completed Topological Folding House, a home formed of a continuous white strip that wraps around to form floors, ceilings and balconies. The house, located in Japan's Hyogo Prefecture, is designed to look like a Möbius loop – a surface with only one side. "The interior is space made by bending the continuous floor surface from

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Commoncraft designs whimsical Gertie cafe in Williamsburg

Commoncraft designs whimsical Gertie cafe in Williamsburg

Gertie by Shiber Cohen Studios

Brooklyn studio Commoncraft has designed this eatery in the borough's Williamsburg neighbourhood, which is intended as a playful tribute to the owner's grandmother.  Gertie is an all-day restaurant located on the ground floor of a new, three-storey building in north Brooklyn. It spans 3,500 square foot (325 square metres) and accommodates 70 people as a counter-service cafe. The eatery

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