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Designs of the Year at the Design Museum
Now in its seventh year, Designs of the Year gathers together a year of cutting-edge innov
Backstage at the Bank of England
On two Saturdays in July and again over a weekend in September, the Bank of England will i
BIM GAP +BIM EDGE 2014: The Eighth Annual USC BIM Conference
USC School of Architecture Los Angeles, CA USA in partnership with AIA Los Angeles
Hopscotch Design Festival
Hopscotch Music Festival and New Kind, the Raleigh-based design and community-building fir
Patkau Architects releases images of award-winning family dwelling on Quadra Island
Settled quietly on the shores of Quadra Island, British Columbia is a 4,500 sq ft private residence designed by Patkau Architects. Completed in 2012, the single-family dwelling has only just been made publishable to web publications having received multiple industry accolades over the past few years including the Canadian Architect Award of Excellence and the Governor General’s Medal in Architecture.
This exquisite site on the edge of the Pacific Ocean provided a wide breadth of inspiration for Patkau Architects. ‘One site is actually many sites’, the team explains in a design statement, in reference to the variety of rich and luscious foliage, and the driftwood-littered rocky shores of the island.
Tula House wraps along the craggy contours of the coastline with a cantilevered terrace which enables the residents to bask in the natural beauty that surrounds them. The s