, Taking a counterintuitive approach, Jean Verville shrunk the floor area within this compact black cabin in Quebec to create a more spacious atmosphere.
, Outpost has won a contest seeking ideas for how disused gasholders could be repurposed across the UK with its concept for a ring of affordable housing.
, Northern Ireland studio McGarry Moon Architects has renovated a historic house in west London, and added a contemporary timber and concrete extension connected by a glass lined corridor ( slideshow) McGarry Moon Architects adds concrete, timber and glass extension to a traditional gatehouse.
, News architect David Adjaye has topped a list of Britain s most influential black people, ahead of Olympic athlete Mo Farah, the shadow business secretary and the Archbishop of York The sixth annual PowerList, which ranks the top black professionals regarded as role models in their field, also
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Mar , Sugamo Shinkin bank branch in Ekoda, Japan, by Emmanuelle Moureaux with brightly coloured sticks surrounding the facade.
, The first part of Thomas Heatherwick s renovation of a former grain silo building in Cape Town s harbour has been completed, with the opening of a hotel.
, Floating Farmhouse by Tom Givone The two storey house was built in the s and has original colonial revival touches, such as white painted timber cladding, original wood floors and beams, double hung sash windows and a small arched attic window Givone overhauled the interior, exposing original
, Parts from a greenhouse catalogue were repurposed to create this outdoor performance venue, as the result of a design build collaboration at RISD.
, Generally, the theoretical archaeology of timber structures has no standard technical language or methodology, although the paper I published last year it is not unreasonable to suggest that the extent of Bronze Age metallurgy in North West Europe was only made possible because of deposits of tin in
Mar , Urban planning consultant Eric McAfee sees a geodesic dome home in North Dakota and wonders, What undid all those domes He goes on to describe the waste of materials (cutting triangles out of rectangles), the problems with plastics, the impossibility of roofing them properly, the issues of wasted
, Bullet Collection of conical concrete lamps by Studio Itai Bar On mixed with pigment to create a range of colours.
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, The walls and floors are throughout are lined with panels of chipboard, and wooden bookshelves and storage spaces are integrated into the stairwell and mezzanine PH Lavalleja by CCPM Arquitectos Fellow Buenos Aires based practice Adamo Faiden has also created a number of infill properties and
, Laplace added two new wings to a cluster of disused farm buildings in Somerset that now contain an arts centre for contemporary gallery Hauser Wirth.
, BetweenSpaces s studio in Bangalore is situated above one of its founders home and has folding shutters that can transform it into a veranda like room.
, British studio Str?m Architects designed this timber clad annex to house a bar and games room for a home in England s New Forest he completed seven years ago Watson House Annexe replaced an existing two storey structure demolished prior to its construction It is situated in the garden of the client s
, Danish firm XN has completed a large sporting and cultural arena in Copenhagen, featuring a glazed curtain wall wrapped in timber fins arranged to allow partial views of the interior The , square metre Royal Arena is situated in the Danish capital s residential ?restad Syd area and was designed
, Fallahogey Studio by McGarry Moon Architects The timber structure is left exposed internally and is adapted to incorporate shelving, d ers and cupboards into the walls The entrance level accommodates a toilet and private meeting room that can also function as a bedroom A staircase with built in
, Norm Architects has made its first foray into the cycling industry, collaborating with Danish Network Association and MediaGroup Worldwide to release a range of electric and manual bicycles The trio of companies, known collectively as Copenhagen Bike Company, have released a collection of both
, A balcony shaded by steel fins projects from the upper storey of this farm house in Northern Ireland, which Patrick Bradley built using shipping containers.