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Ferdows Villa / KRDS (Kourosh Rafiey Design Studio)

September 29, 2020 Hana Abdel 0

Ferdows villa is located in the coastal town of Ferdows near Royan city at Mazandaran province. The Caspian Sea on the north and the Royan Forest on the south surround this small town. Moreover, a local park on the northeast side and lush mountains in distance provide good views and green perspectives for this property. At some certain heights, there are remarkable scenery and mastery over the pleasant spaces of the adjacent park.

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Canvas Hill Residence / Choo Gim Wah Architect

September 29, 2020 Hana Abdel 0

The Canvas Hill Residence, its name, a combination of a painter’s medium and the sloping Janda Baik site, reflects the spirit of the homeowner – a renowned local artist – that on many levels intuits its use and genius loci within a modern yet traditional-infused architectural proposition.

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Outdoor dining on New York City streets becomes permanent

September 29, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Dine Out NYC in Chinatown by Rockwell Group

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has made the Open Restaurants Program, which allows restaurants in the city to extend seating onto streets, sidewalks and public spaces, permanent following the coronavirus pandemic. First temporarily initiated in June to allow restaurants to continue doing business while adhering to social distancing restrictions, the programme will now

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PH M House / LOI Arquitectura

September 29, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

The place. PH type house in a Lot of 9.53mts x 29.00mts, in the City of Mar del Plata, Two existing homes on the same lot, sharing a common access and with different qualities. The order. The initial order of the client for the house in the fund consisted of making a bedroom as an extension on the front of the same house. Studying the location conditions and taking into account the sense of privacy, creating a bedroom in front left a courtyard unused, without character and the existing interior diagram did not allow a dining space, it was interrupted by the same circulation of crossing access to the bedroom.

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Mural House / Birdseye Design

September 29, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

Mural House is a single-family residence located in an urban infill lot in a notable college section of Burlington, Vermont. The house is located on a corner lot with a sloping landscape backed by 100’ tall pine trees to the east and distant lake and mountain views to the west. The urban context is composed of a mixture of university buildings and single-family homes. The clients desired a contemporary aesthetic following the ideology of Ezra Pound’s simple but elegantly stated principal, “Make it New.” Conceptually the design reflects the ideology. By recognizing the “it” as the vernacular, the engagement of contemporary orthogonal forms floating above and congruent with the slope redefine the conventional interaction of the two, thus establishing a new relationship within a defined context.

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51 Benches That Catch the Eye

September 29, 2020 HD Staff 0

While considering crucial elements of interior design, benches are usually not in the first line. That’s something worth changing, since these convenient furniture pieces can be valuable assets, and not just in terms of essential function – to provide seating. Benches can offer precious hidden storage for small necessities, a handy place to put something […]

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A Productive Floating Habitat – El Refugio del Pescador / Natura Futura Arquitectura + Juan Carlos Bamba

September 29, 2020 Clara Ott 0

“The artisanal technique implemented in the construction of the floating houses (rafts) of Babahoyo is recognized by the National Institute of Cultural Heritage as a nonmaterial heritage asset of Ecuador, not only for its pre-Hispanic origin but for being, together with the ecosystem services of the river Babahoyo, a component of identity and of cultural-historical value for the city. Although these settlements are the last of their kind in the country, they are associated with a high index of unsatisfied basic needs and environmental problems.”