The Cinderela Loft in Sao Paolo was designed by Brazilian architect João Artacho Jurado in 1956. The building is located on Rua Maranhão in Higienópolis. The caretaker’s apartment was for sale, 70m2 of ground floor apartment divided into living room, a pair of small bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen with just 2 windows.
Vitra, a Swiss furniture brand, has continued a 25 year strategy of commissioning internationally renowned contemporary architects like Sanaa to design their factory. Sanaa is a Basel-based Japanese architecture firm that consists of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa.
The design idea applied by Sanaa was to build an industrial facility that, compared to the 12,000 square metres of the old structure, provided 20,000 sqm of working space.
The space is divided into 4 working areas that are able to work independently from each other. The building on the whole has a circular footprint which makes sure that the delivery and loading of goods in different locations, optimizes, reduces and simplifies internal traffic.
Bossley Architects designed this house in a remote bay in the Marlborough Sands, the house features a glazed bridge to the main bedroom and is raised above the cliff on what look likes unstable legs. [Read more...]
This home in First Crescent Camps Bay, Cape Town is considered the ultimate beach front property. Camps Bay is home to many of Cape Town’s luxurious Bars and restaurants, making it the ultimate party spot in a city that is trendy to the max.
These little prefab buildings are called Dwelle-ings, and are sustainable buildings that can be used as homes, offices and sheds.
TG studios in London have designed a 3 bedroomed penthouse in the Grade 1 listed St. Pancras chambers. St. Pancras Chambers consists of 52 units, with just 3 being penthouses and developed by the Manhattan loft corporation. This particular loft covers 3 floors of the west tower of this famous London landmark building.
Building a home in extreme regions raises many problems, usually isolated and hard to get too, bringing in supplies can be a big headache for the builders. That’s why this retreat home in the desert looks an absolute dream of a construction.
The Spa House in Hout Bay Cape Town was designed by Metropolis Design, a Cape Town based architectural firm. The company was established in 1992, and draws inspiration from the natural landscapes and urban cultures of South Africa.
Fantastic Norway, an architecture firm in Oslo, Norway, has designed a mountain cabin with a roof that can be skied over. The triangular shaped timber cabin will be located in the district of Ål, and will be used as a private retreat.