Modernist Interior Design Adds Life to Vietnamese Apartment

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One of the candidates for ArchDaily’s 2021 Building of The Year/ Interior Design category, the Mài’ Apartment by Whale Design Lab is a modernist-inspired family residence filled with playful curves, an interior loft and mosaic terrazzo. (more…)

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NCAVED Underground Home Is Embedded In Greek Hillside

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Mold Architects have built an underground home into the sloped hillside of a secluded cove on Greece’s Serifos Island. The three level residence, NCaved, is made of stone, exposed concrete, wood and metal with multiple cavities supported by retaining walls of dry stone. (more…)

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Svart Hotel Will Be The First To Produce More Energy Than It Uses.

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Svart is the flagship product of innovative Norwegian digital building and tech company MIRIS, designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta. The project consists of a circular 100 room hotel north of the Arctic Circle which, due to its innovative energy-conscious design, will go off-grid within five years of operation. This means that the hotel, including the farm and the boat shuttles, will be completely self-sufficient in terms of electricity and waste management. (more…)

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Stunning Hollywood Home by Standard Architecture

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The new Forest Knoll Residence, an 11,184 square foot home in the Hollywood Hills inspired by architect Louis Kahn’s Kimbell Art Museum, is just gorgeous. Designed by Architects Silvia Kuhle and Jeffrey Allsbrook of Standard Architecture, the three gabled home is filled with light, white oak and travertine flooring. (more…)

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The Small But Spectacular Tye River Cabin by Olson Kundig

Small But Spectacular Tye River Cabin

Only 600 square feet of space makes this more like a permanent tent than a cabin, but the Tye River Cabin is as inviting and beautifully designed as once could imagine. The steel, concrete and wood structure, by one of our favorite and frequently blogged about architects, is situated in a dense forest near the Tye River in Skykomish, Washington and connects to the natural environment that surrounds it. (more…)

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