Interior for Students


23 Sep 2014

This project was undertaken for the NTV Broadcasting Company ‘COTTAGE SOLUTION'. The clients asked Russian architects Ruetemple to design a room for two students, brother and sister, plus provide an area for work and also one for recreation.   Ruetemple's concept was simple: keep the work area fixed but make the recreation area dynamic and flexible. This was achieved with a cube

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Gabriel Apartment


16 Sep 2014

The Gabriel Apartment was recently renovated by Atelye70, who wished to respect the unique history of the building, one that connects Italy, to Turkey, to Istanbul.   The building is located on Pera's hill, near to the famed Galata district (The Genoese enclave). From the second half of the 19th century the area was overwhelmed by Italian architects, artists and decorators, later kas the

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Tsai Residence

Tai & Architectural Design

15 Sep 2014

Taiwanese studio Tai & Architectural Design have kept their latest project, an apartment in Taipei, ‘as minimal as possible' in order for it to be easily reverted to its original condition. The couple who live in the space are renting it from the government under the guideline that it can only be rented for five years, after which it must be returned in the same state as when they first

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Shop/House at Naylor Ct.

E/L Studio

10 Sep 2014

A horse stable that dates back to the 1800s has been transformed by E/L Studio from an empty shell on a neglected alley into a classic shop-house that includes an architect's storefront studio with living quarters above. The studio is a void set back from the alley by an interstitial zone that provides separate entrances for the workspace and the home. A rolling gate and folding glass wall

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DM House

Studio Guilherme Torres

02 Sep 2014

It took six months for the architect, Guilherme Torres, to get to know the London based couple who'd contracted him in São Paulo regarding this project. He comments: "All our meetings were via Skype, but their camera was never working, so I barely saw them throughout the whole process." DM House initially began as an interior design job but grew to encompass architectural foundations

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