Kronløb island / COBE architects

Designs for the new artificial island in the harbor basin of Copenhagen, Denmark, that will include houses, urban spaces, bridges and a large underground parking facility. The island will serve also as a stepping-stone between two new neighborhoods in the future city district and will break up the harbor basin into a number of intimate canals.

Kronløb island is an ongoing project by COBE architects.






Orchideorama / Plan:b Arquitectos







Orchideorama, a wood and steel event pavilion in Jardín botánico de Medellín, designed by Colombian architecture firm Plan:b Arquitectos

Via archello

Villa Moller / Adolf Loos


Street facade of the Viennese Villa Moller designed by architect Adolf Loos in 1928.

Loos visited the island of Skyros in 1904 and was influenced by the cubic architecture of the Greek islands. (sic)


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Megara Residence / TENSE Architecture


Triangular private house located in the western part of greater Athens, Megara, Greece, designed by Tense Architecture Network (TAN).

Winner of Häuser Award 2016, 3rd prize for best house in Europe.


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In plan, the residence is arranged within a triangle, whereas in section, it follows the natural inclination. Two open courtyards connected by an open-air corridor are opposed to two closed volumes (sleeping quarters next to the entrance, and the main living area) bridged with a glass-roofed ramp on the opposite side…(read more)


K8 / FBA

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Steel staircase inside K8, a narrow commercial building in Kyoto, Japan, designed by Tokyo based Florian Busch Architects.

Read more @ domusweb.

Photographs by Nacasa & Partners.

FU Space / Archi-Union











Fab Union Space, a non-profit arts and community center designed by Philip F. Yuan and Archi-Union Architects, located in the West Bund area in Shanghai.

The design, influenced by the 3,000-year-old art of Chinese garden architecture, filters light in diverse ways, underscores indoor-to-outdoor transitions and creates a sense of shifting perspectives and perceptions of scale in a relatively compact 368 sq m building.”

Photos Hao CHEN, Shengliang SU, via frameweb

Façades / Roland Fischer

Roland Fischer - façades Docomo TokyoDocomo, Tokyo

Roland Fischer - façades, Holiday Inn, Sao PaoloHoliday Inn, Sao Paolo

Roland Fischer - façades Highschool #2, UtrechtHighschool #2, Utrecht

Roland Fischer - façades Dong Sanhuan, BeijingDong Sanhuan, Beijing

Roland Fischer - façades Metropolitan Plaza, ChongqingMetropolitan Plaza, Chongqing

Roland Fischer - façades Oio, MelbourneOio, Melbourne

Roland Fischer - façades Bank of America, AtlantaBank of America, Atlanta

Roland Fischer - façades Nikko, Paris Nikko hotel, Paris

Roland Fischer - façades Kitamagome, Tokyo family dwelling, Tokyo

Images from the ongoing photo series Facades by German photographer Roland Fischer (prev. seen here)

Waldring Skywalk / Wallmann Architekt

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Waldring Skywalk at German Tyrol designed by Vienna based Wallmann Architects

Zen forest house

A beautiful handcrafted forest house in Oregon, USA, inspired by the traditional Japanese Minka homes, build from salvaged materials by Brian Schulz.

Video from Kirsten Dirksen of Faircompanies.

House in Hibaru / Suppose Design

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A 112sqm split level family house, build on the slope of the water reservoir in Fukuoka, created by Japan-based Suppose Design Office.

Photos by Toshiyuki Yano – via dezeen

The Flood Plain House / Paul Hirzel

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The Flood Plain House in Idaho, US, designed by American architect Paul Hirzel

via archdaily

Rain mural

Eduardo Souto de Moura Paula Rego museumExterior view of the Paula Rego Museum in Cascais, after a storm. The diagonal, board-formed concrete facade causes the rain to dry in a distinct tree-like pattern, mimicking the nearby plantings. Designed by Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura

Image by photographer Pedro Kok, via subtilitas

previously: Charter Oak