Residential Architecture: Flow House by Apollo Architects & Associates: “..This house in Urayasu, Japan, by Apollo Architects & Associates has a timber-clad sloping overhang containing a private terrace..Called Flow, the house’s main entrance and garage are shielded by a fence of horizontal slats and sit under the inclined facade..The bedrooms and a kennel are on the ground floor, connected to a narrow terrace that runs along the side of the house..The first floor is a long open-plan space that
Residential Architecture: DJ House by [i]da arquitectos: “..A central patio divides the house into two parts and organizes the interior spaces: on the west side, an open horizontal space to the garden receives the dining room and the kitchen; on the east side, a vertical space, located at a lower level in relation to the public route to ensure domestic privacy, receives the living room. Large apertures establish the contact between interior and exterior. In the horizontal space the relationship
Residential Architecture: Sunken House by Adjaye Associates: “..The site has been excavated to basement level creating a sunken patio on which the house a partly prefabricated solid timber structure is placed..One enters the house at street level via parts of the lower ground floor roof which also provide off street car parking. All facades of the house as well as vertical and horizontal surfaces of the concrete patio are clad in timber rainscreen creating the impression of a continuous surfa...
Residential Architecture: Sugar Hill Housing by David Adjaye Associates: “..work starts today on an affordable housing development in Harlem [New York City] by architects Adjaye Associates..The twelve-storey block will contain 124 apartments, a children’s museum and a nursery, and is scheduled for completion late next year..The 13-storey scheme steps back at the ninth floor to create a 10ft terrace and cantilever on opposite sides. The dark cladding is achieved with rose embossed pre-cast panels
Residential Architecture: Cross House in Koganei by Love Architecture: '“..a two-storey private dwelling located on a riverbank in a lush residential area..conceived for a novelist who requested a quiet and isolated residence, the design features a cross-shaped floor plan and roof that breaks up any long stretch of facade to ‘dissolve’ into its surroundings..” Privacy, filtered light, natural wood, intimate greenery..'
Residential Architecture: Cube Court House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates: '“..this house has the two contrasting faces: an intimate, introverted, closed house with courtyard and an outward looking, open glasshouse above..” Light-filled, communication and privacy, lovely, simple interior courtyard..'
Residential Architecture: Crab Creek House by Robert Gurney Architect: “..Strict environmental regulations prohibited enlarging the pre-existing footprint or adding significant square footage to the house. The house is organized around a linear bar, clad in white stucco..From this central spine, additional spaces are articulated as independent volumes, projecting vertically and clad in either wood or metal siding. The spaces are also organized around a swimming pool and views toward Crab Creek.