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Ten architecture projects from students at the Academy of Art University

June 18, 2021 Dezeen staff 0
Academy of Art University

An aquarium designed to protect marine biodiversity and a healing centre using horticultural techniques to help treat mental illness are included in our latest school show by architecture students at the Academy of Art University. Other projects include a “public living room” that blends neighbourhood life with areas for privacy and a residential hub designed to enable

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Casa Covida / Emerging Objects

June 18, 2021 Valeria Silva 0

Casa Covida, a house for co-habitation in the time of covid, is an experiment in combining 3D printing with indigenous and traditional building materials. The experimental case-study house explores new and ancient ways of living and is sited in the high alpine desert of Colorado’s historic San Luis Valley, where adobe, a combination of sand, silt, clay, water, and straw that is dried in the sun, is the traditional building material of the region.

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Decorating Fascinating Spaces With Colourful Art Accents

June 18, 2021 HD Staff 0

Colourful art accents make fascinating additions to this peacefully grey and white based modern interior, visualised by Maxim Shpinkov. The bright eye-catching art pieces come in the form of stand alone sculpture and solo wall pieces that burst from plain white backdrops. Other works of art inspire rich colour coordinated feature walls that entirely change […]

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KPF designs Blue Pool Road semi-detached residence on Hong Kong Island

June 18, 2021 Dezeen staff 0
Hang Lung Properties

Dezeen Promotion: developer Hang Lung Properties has unveiled the 23–39 Blue Pool Road development designed by architecture studio, Kohn Pedersen Fox, to “offer a unique lifestyle that combines urban buzz with residential comfort”. The site includes 18 semi-detached three-storey residences that are each equipped with a private rooftop, courtyard, five en-suite bedrooms, balconies and a

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Barista’s Kitchen / Estúdio Mineral + Cynthia Silva

June 18, 2021 Valeria Silva 0

In 2020, many uncertainties and reflections arose along with the process of social isolation resulting from the pandemic. We changed our habits, and most of our routines took place inside our homes. Facing such a chaotic and unstable world, the project reflects the search for feelings of coziness, protection, and human warmth. We looked back to the place of our most primordial memories to find this necessary warmth.

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Residence G / Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes

June 18, 2021 Paula Pintos 0

The brief for Residence G was to create a countryside lifestyle in harmony with its surroundings. The starting point was the Comte de M. 19th century farm building, constructed in a U-shape around a courtyard, nestled in a fantastic natural setting surrounded by the edge of a forest, a haven of biodiversity. It is located alongside a golf course running through the forest.

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Pilgrim’s House is a timber-clad hostel in the Basque countryside

June 18, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
The building has a mono pitched roof

Vertical timber battens wrap around this Passivhaus hostel designed by architecture studio Blancodelprim to accommodate pilgrims on the famous route to Santiago de Compostela. Architects Ignacio Ibarretxe Pariente and Iñaki del Prim were commissioned to design the building by the municipal council of Zegama – a town situated in a valley of the Oria river.

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Lugrin School / ateliers O-S architectes

June 18, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

On the border between Switzerland and France, Lugrin extends over a succession of terraces dominated by the first foothills of the Alps. Located opposite Lausanne, the town offers one of the most beautiful panoramas of Lake Geneva. Situated in the very heart of the village, behind the church and the town hall, the school group, for which this extension is considered, nestles between an independent school for girls dating from 1850 and a town hall-school building for boys from the 1950s.