Olson Kundig Architects founded this Idaho cabin on low maintenance materials — steel, concrete block, concrete floors and plywood— in harmony with the idea of a traditional cabin. Moreover, the architects integrated a massive window-wall (20′ x 30′), exposing the entire living space to the lake and forest.
Herbst Architects designed this organic beach house, not far from Auckland, New Zealand.
Comfort deserves only a limited role in the home, according to artists-architects-poets Arakawa & Gins. A home that keeps its inhabitants healthy and young should provide enduring challenges. In their vision, an embedded relationship with your surroundings is key to reversing the downhill course of human life.
Bathroom above a 15-storey elevator shaft. Located in an old colonial luxury penthouse in Guadalajara, Mexico.
The two chambers of the UK Parliament, House of Lords (former) and House of Commons (latter), located in the Palace of Westminster, London.
The flamboyant facade of 29 Avenue Rapp, in Paris’ 7th arrondissement. This is one of nine buildings designed by award-winning architect, Jules Lavirotte (1864 - 1924), in the same central district. The generous deployment of glazed earthenware was the first of its kind in the Western sphere.