Yarrbat Residence by K2Ld architects

A house designed by K2Ld architects in a quiet residential street that reflects no particular historical period, but has fine examples of the various housing styles built throughout the last 100 years. Also, like many streets in Melbourne’s inner eastern suburbs, it is lined with...

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Futuristic Chapel on a Beach

The Chinese Architecture Studio Vector Architects, a realization a seafront chapel on the Bohai Coast in China. This building that mixes traditional with futurism offers an exceptional view of the sea. The faithful can feel like on a drifting boat that face the immensity of the...

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Sky House of MIA Design Studio

Text description provided by the architects. Saigon is a metropolitan city of Vietnam with the highest density of construction, vehicles and population. With that, followed the blooming of urban infrastructure and traffic congestion. On the other hand, it causes the lack of green spaces, where...

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Tiny Tower residence by ISA

Pennsylvania architecture studio ISA has designed a slender five-storey house in a developing Philadelphia neighbourhood, as a housing prototype for tiny vacant lots. The narrow Tiny Tower is built like a mini-skyscraper, using a steel-reinforced wood frame that is clad in painted metal across its...

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Aabenraa Historic City by ADEPT

In Danish market town Aabenraa, ADEPT and Topotek1 have recently completed a transformation of the historic city that creates strong links between the visionary urban master plan, won by the team in 2014, and redesigned public space formed by local conditions. With a playful design...

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WOHA populates “sky green” development

Designed by Singapore-based firm WOHA, ‘sky green’ is a mixed-use development located at the heart of Taichung city, Taiwan. located in a densely developed and vibrant neighborhood, the site is made up of two rectangular plots: one facing the main city thoroughfare, gongyi road; and...

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TBA extension to white farmhouse in Quebec

Montreal studio Thomas Balaban Architect has turned a gabled farmhouse in Quebec's Eastern Townships completely white, and then contrasted it with an extension covered in weathered cedar cladding. The Knowlton Residence is located in rural Canada, a few hours outside of Montreal, in a popular ski...

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Cobogos House by mf+arquitetos

The project is distinguished mainly by the visual impact of the proposed volumes, which besides the plastic appeal, cooperates functionally with details of comfort and efficiency of the house. In addition to influencing the volumetric conceptualization of the project, a cobogo-lined face marks the entry with...

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Remote Glass Cabin in Norway

When Frode Danielsen invited his then-girlfriend Tone Beathe Øvrevoll on a holiday to Hallvardøy Island in northern Norway, little did he know that she would fall so deeply in love with the area that they would spend the next two years putting down roots on...

When Frode Danielsen invited h...

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The Ranch Mine modern courtyard home in Arizona

American studio The Ranch Mine has completed a residence in Phoenix that features a mix of gabled and flat volumes wrapped in corrugated metal, white stucco and honey-toned wood. The Pleats house is located near the Dreamy Draw Mountain Preserve, just north of Uptown Phoenix. The...

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Why Malls Are Dying!?

In the 1980s, malls were a place to meet, to hang out, to find your entertainment while socializing. Malls made "deciding what to do" simple because they offered a variety of shopping, movies, restaurants, and arcades. But with the rise of online shopping, home video,...

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KO Kindergarten in Matsuyama

A rebuild kindergarten project in Matsuyama, Ehime. Recently cars are daily necessities in a provincial city and it gets more common children go to kindergarten by bus or car. So they have fewer chances to take exercises in daily life. An increasing number of children...

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Apartment Building for Four friends

This apartment building by Lussi+Halter Partner AG + Lola Domenech, was an initiative of four couples of friends join in a common project to build a building of five apartments in Barcelona with communal spaces of coexistence. The promoters of the building are the users...

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Tennis Terraces by Gras

White concrete cantilevered slabs define a new tennis club in the middle of the nature that combines a social building together with tennis courts; a total of 17 courts of all surfaces: grass, clay and hard. A Master series facility. The strong natural context defines the...

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Minimalist Cabin by Robin Falck

The Finnish designer Robin Falck comes back with a new minimalist and very elegant cabin , wishing to get rid of the useless things, and then simplifying the best he could. Developed in partnership with the energy company Neste, “Nolla” has an ecological footprint equal...

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The Society Hotel Bingen

Portland-based Waechter Architecture has released images of The Society Hotel Bingen, a new 20,000-square-foot lodging and recreational destination for visitors seeking a refined, off-the-beaten-trail experience in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Initiated in 2017, Society Hotel Bingen consists of five distinct yet related...

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Leeza SOHO by Zaha Hadid Architects

Located on Lize Road in southwest Beijing, Leeza SOHO tower anchors the new Fengtai business district - a growing financial and transport hub between the city centre and the recently opened Beijing Daxing International Airport to the south. The new business district is integral to...

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PIT House by UID Architects

This unusual 1,256-square-foot residence in Okayama Prefecture, Japan, looks like a simple wooden box from the outside. However, the interior features a surprising layout with a sunken living area set within a dug-out "pit" in the ground. Designed by Hiroshima–based UID Architects for a couple with...

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Xi Zhang: What is good architecture…?

What is good architecture and why the world does not need more star architects. For star architects, all too frequently it is all about expressing their creativity and “genius” in their architecture. But truly great architecture is selfless. It is not self-serving but about making designs...

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FREAKS wraps a warehouse conversion in corrugated steel

Architecture studio FREAKS has clad an old printing warehouse in France shiny corrugated metal cladding and converted it into a research centre for lighting company Sammode. Located in Lamotte-Beuvron close to Orléans, the converted offices combine highly controlled testing areas and well lit work spaces. To achieve...

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Hans House by M.O.D.O

Australian architecture studio M.O.D.O designed this brilliant modern home which surrounds a central landscaped backyard in Aberfeldie, Victoria. On following the description by the architects. We have recently completed a new home for a young family of 4, located in the middle of the western suburbs. The...

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H House by 4M Group

With a growing reputation for celebrating the heritage of the Republic of Kosovo, 4M Group sought to reflect the cultural legacy and illustrate a renewed optimism in Pristina with the creation of H House. Demonstrating awareness of the dichotomy of Kosovo’s recent history, the client...

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Okinawa House by John Pawson

This clifftop holiday home by British designer John Pawson presents white windowless facades to its guests, but at the rear large windows and a roof terrace face towards the sea (+ slideshow). Pawson's London-based studio designed Okinawa House for a family who spend most of the year in Tokyo, but want to escape to the island of Okinawa during...

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Archismith creates secret garden within The Glass Fortress

Bangkok architecture studio Archismith has built a garden enclosed by 20,000 glass bricks as part of a sales office for a residential development in Bangkok, Thailand. Archismith designed the space to be largely disconnected from its site as a rival developer's sales gallery is located nearby. The main building is set back from...

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New National Stadium for Kosovo by Tabanlioglu

Istanbul based Tabanlioglu Architects have designed a new national stadium for Kosovo. Located in Drenas, the 30,000-seat stadium will be built 12 miles from the country's capital of Pristina and become the new home for the Kosovo national football team. Made to bring people together, the urban project aims to...

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FC Prishtina Training Complex

A large training complex has been appointed and designed exclusively for the football club of Prishtina. This facility is the next chapter in the club’s rich identity, set to make an ongoing contribution to quality of sports, especially football. The complex design is well integrated in...

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Embassy Compound of the US in Prishtina

US Embassy in Prishtina is nearing its completion, therefore we would like to bring to you more from the inside, together with the perspective of commissioned architects, Davis Brody Bond, which played quite a role to this renewed architectural measure to America's diplomatic presence in Kosova. By creating...

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ENK Complex REDESIGN

Within a decade, the city of Prishtina, has changed a lot, especially on the construction field, redefying the silhouette of the city with all newly build projects, some of which we have featured at our site during these years. The most notable one was ENK...

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the CITYisEVERYWHERE

The Kosova's Pavilion concept in Biennale of Venice curated by Eliza Hoxha, revolves around the idea of ”house” as a compensation for the city. During ‘90s Kosovo Albanians were expelled from all activities of public institutional life because of the political conflicts in ex—Yugoslavia. Due to...

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Kosovan team finalist of YA Competition

Announced by the YAC – Young Architects Competition the international architectural competition launched last month the Observatory Houses competition aiming to find a new use for Roccascalegna taking advantage of the potential of an oneiric setting with remarkable skies. The aim of this contest of ideas was to create...

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Gëzim Paçarizi at TEDxTirana

"Architecture can improve people’s lives" speech of Gëzim Paçarizi at TEDxTirana. Gëzim strongly believes that Architecture should improve peoples lives. A city should be a good place to live. A School should inspire learning. A House should be a place inspiring happiness....

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Termokiss

Termokiss is a community-run center in Prishtina with the mission of urban and civil exchange, reflection and change making. It all started in summer 2016 when 45 volunteers were brought together in order to revitalize an abandoned building with the aim of empowering youngsters in Prishtina....

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The National Judo Center

The National Judo center whose design HomeProject Studio completed a few months ago as the winner of the competition announced by Ministry of Culture and Sports, will be built within Peja's center, on the "Madeleine Albright" street - an area that is all surrounded by...

The National Judo center whose...

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The Museum of Nature by G+A Architects

G+A Architects have shared with us their project proposal for the Museum of Nature Competition. Through the design phase the bureau has seriously taken into consideration the impact of the new building into the surrounding area covered in soft pines, neighboring houses, sport fields and...

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Barrio B by Ardi CC

We believe architecture in Kosova is growing to a better place, daily more works of our local practices are being advertised on international architectural websites. Therefore we would like to bring you  the latest work from ARDI CC, Barrio B lounge bar, published recently on...

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NEW PRISHTINA HORIZON

BMA have proposed 95,000 square meters mixed used development in Prishtina, a design proposal characterized by different scales and typologies demanding a new approach, to the current developments in Prishtina. The project aims at an evolutionary development of these housing typologies. Whereas the project is still under...

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KAF: Back to the Future

Kosovo Architecture Festival progressing from Prishtina Architecture Week will this year for the first time in its history take place not only in Prishtina, but other major cities in Kosovo! New cities, new concept KAF will also expand from an architecture week to a festival. Rich programme...

Kosovo Architecture Festival p...

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Museum Of Natural History

Hidroing-DK has won the first prize in a local competition to design the new “Museum of Natural History” in Prishtina. Selected over many other proposals, the winning scheme by Hidroing-DK concept as described by the authors as a connection to the sky, with the creator, through the gallery where...

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Ciao Berto showroom by Molos Group

From the architect. Inspired by the form of trees in the wood, this furniture company showroom, takes an artistic form, a sculpture on itself. Brown is a natural, down-to-earth neutral color. Since it is found mostly in wood, the facade represents it with a brown combined...

From the architect. Inspi...

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German Embassy in Pristina

German Embassy in Pristina – Kosovo, contracted the architecture office “Ferizi + Ferizi Architects” to plan and implement an Annex Office building for their purposes. As detached part of this building is designed the waiting area, as alone standing structure. By removing the flexible exterior wall...

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KODRINA MASTER PLAN

Studio Libeskind in collaboration with architect of record Murseli Architects + Partners has won an international competition for the masterplan of ”Kodrina” complex in Prishtina, Kosovo. More images and architect's description on following. Studio Libeskind (in collaboration with !melk and Buro Happold Engineering) has won the international design...

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VERANDA F2

Beginning from the solution of urban geometry through the simplicity of geometric forms to achieve the architectural complex by VIZARK & Bau Academy, which at the same time should ensure the functionality, reliability and the privacy of residents which actually constitute a building, a function,...

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“OLD BAZAAR” third place winner

The third prize - proposal by Fatlum Radoniqi and Arben Vërzivolli in collaboration with IVANIŠIN. KABASHI. ARHITEKTI. Located in the historic centre, the project site (8600m²) is characterized by its own edge, unlike other much smaller surrounding parcels. Clear limits suggested that we take advantage of...

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