Breuillots House by Bernard Quirot & Olivier Vichard, a house for a grandma who takes care of her daugther´s kids every day. A mix of traditional building techniques and modern materials, resulting on sleek interior spaces.
The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center adds a new 32,800sf campus nexus for Parsons The New School for Design. The project designed by Lyn Rice Architects, integrates the new campus with the urban context of busy Manhattan.
Huffy Projects designed a new Andy´s Frozen Custard franchise restaurant, incorporating passive strategies for energy saving, use of recycled materials and water reuse. Result is a transparent lamp at night.
FRENTE´s villa for ORDOS 100 is my favorite so far. The main space of the villa is located on the basement, perforated by a central patio for family gathering. A private volume floats above, isolated but with a panoramic view.
The old walls of a barn in the middle of the Latvian countryside serve as a shelter to a new contemporary house, creating a new comfy interior in the middle of the openness. One of my favorite houses so far.
ORDOS 100 villa by mexican architects at103. The villa is a series of 5 interconnected boxes, each one as an independent house (work, guests, family, parents, kids), unified by a common basement with the public areas.
El Surazo, a surfers lodge in one of the best surfing spots in South America. A simple construction, with simple materials, but on a prime location. Its name comes from the strong winds from the south.
The Wyly Theatre in Dallas is almost finished, and soon the home of Dallas Theater Center (DTC), recognized as one of the country’s few innovative theater companies located outside the triumvirate of New York, Chicago and Seattle.
Interview with Joshua Prince-Ramus, selected as one of the 20 most promising architects by ICON Magazine, with projects such as the Seattle Public Library, the Guggenheim Hermitage in Las Vegas and the new Willy Theater in Dallas.
The Seattle Public Library is by far my favorite building ever. It´s not just the materials, the lights or the furniture... it´s how a traditional library becomes more than just a mere shelve for books, but a public space around knowledge.