Residence In Legrena by Thymio Papayannis and Associates

Residence In Legrena by Thymio Papayannis and Associates The Client’s request was to restore a ground floor holiday residence and landscape its surroundings in a property of unique natural beauty, close to the beach of Legrena – Attika. The initial residence was built half a century ago, by the same architectural office. It was an example of novel ecological architecture, a semi submerged structure with green roof, fully incorporated in the sensitive coastal location. However, the damages Read more [...]

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Thao Dien house in Vietnam

MM++ architects renovates Thao Dien house in Vietnam designed by MM++ architects, the thao dien house results from the renovation of a villa located in a suburb east of ho chi minh city, vietnam. the project’s intention was to provide a more-contemporary aesthetic and living quality to the mediterranean referencing existing structure. thus, the dwelling was transformed to include simplified and minimally expressed forms, while allowing for increased openings and daylight to the interior spaces.   the Read more [...]

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Herzog & de Meuron and John Pawson collaborate for 215 chrystie in NYC

Herzog & de Meuron and John Pawson collaborate for 215 chrystie in NYC Real estate developer ian schrager has revealed the design images for 215 chrystie, a new hotel and residential tower set to be built in the rapidly transforming bowery district of new york city. The plans have been conceived by an international team of regarded constituents, including architecture by herzog & de meuron and interiors by british designer john pawson. the structure expresses a robust external framework, Read more [...]

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Inhumane living in Hong Kong

Inhumane living in Hong Kong as one of the most densely populated places in the world, hong kong has adapted its architecture to accommodate the masses, building inhabitable spaces high into the sky with story-upon-story of windows and walls, the expansive altitudes of residences and domestic spaces are saturated in rich structural detail and humanistic signs of the everyday occupant living there. as a documentation of the population density and architectural sites that sustain Read more [...]

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Zaha Hadid opens wangjing SOHO in Beijing, China

Zaha Hadid opens wangjing SOHO in Beijing, China Designboom attended the grand opening of ‘wangjing SOHO‘ in bejing, designed by internationally renowned architect zaha hadid. the mixed-use development consists of three curvaceous structures that make it the most visible landmark en route from the chinese captial’s airport to the city center. The streamlined volumes are arranged to form a fluid mountain profile and serve as a trio of majestic peaks overlooking the city. the highest Read more [...]

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