March 11, 2016 architecture-brio-the-riparian-house-karjat-mumbai-india-designboom-01

house near mumbai is embedded into the natural landscape

architecture brio has completed a residential property that unobtrusively occupies the undulating indian landscape. situated at the foothills of the western ghats, a designated UNESCO world heritage site, the dwelling has been titled ‘the riparian house’ — a name derived from its riverside location. positioned just below a hillock, the residence is partially concealed beneath […]

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February 19, 2016 maison-bernard-renovation-antti-lovag-bubble-house-odile-decq-designboom-01

Odile Decq revamps Antti Lovag’s maison bernard in the south of France

born in 1920, hungarian architect antti lovag believed that a private house should be a place of freedom. this notion manifested itself in his projects, with right angles abandoned in favor of bulbous curves that, according to the architect, are a more natural extension of man’s movements and gestures. lovag’s most recognizable work is arguably […]

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November 8, 2014 ‘Like a turtle waiting for Japan to sink so that it can swim away’: Zaha Hadid’s revised design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium. Image: ZHA

Zaha Hadid’s Tokyo Olympic stadium slammed as a ‘monumental mistake’ and a ‘disgrace to future generations’

Zaha Hadid’s Tokyo Olympic stadium slammed as a ‘monumental mistake’ and a ‘disgrace to future generations’ The 2020 Olympic stadium has faced two years of widespread criticism and budget cuts. Now prominent Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has launched a blistering attack on the designs   It was supposed to represent a dynamic future vision for […]

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