CONTEMPORIST

  • These ‘Regeneration Pods’ Provide A Place For Employees To Relax And Meditate
    by Erin on November 14, 2018 at 10:20 PM

    Photography by Tom Donald for Aldworth James & Bond   DaeWha Kang Design have collaborated with Mitie (the client), and Dr. Marcella Ucci (Head of the MSc in Health, Wellbeing and Sustainable Buildings at the University College of London), to design he Shard Regeneration Pods, that act as a place for employees to relax.   A […]

  • Take A Look Inside This Small One Bedroom House In Portugal
    by Erin on November 14, 2018 at 9:53 PM

    Photography by Ivo Tavares Studio   Paulo Moreira Architectures have completed the contemporary renovation of Casa Zaire, a tiny house that’s located at the rear of a modernist building in Porto, Portugal.   Photography by Ivo Tavares Studio Just inside the front door is the bathroom. A built-in shelf in the shower is surrounded by white subway […]

  • A Dining Room Surrounded By Glass Is Projected Out From The Rest Of This House
    by Erin on November 13, 2018 at 10:25 PM

    Photography by Charles Lanteigne   Thellend Fortin Architectes have recently completed ‘Long Hortizontals’, a new house that’s located in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec.   Photography by Charles Lanteigne The design of the house draws inspiration from landscape of the St. Lawrence River estuary, which is visible from the rocky headland on which it is located. Photography by Charles […]

  • An Inverted Pyramid Roof Allows Light To Enter This Home In A Unique Way
    by Erin on November 13, 2018 at 10:10 PM

      SAOTA have designed a new home in Cape Town, South Africa, that sits below Lion’s Head, and has sweeping views of the surrounding area.   The house has been designed with an inverted pyramid roof, which creates a clerestory window around the upper level, increasing the views of the mountains, while bringing the sun and moonlight […]

  • These Two 19th Century Homes In Belgium Were Combined Into One And Given A Contemporary Update
    by Erin on November 12, 2018 at 11:22 PM

    Photography by Nicolas Schimp   Architecture firm K2A, have completed the renovation of two very narrow houses that were in poor condition in Brussels, transforming them into a larger house with a back garden.   The front 19th century brick facade belonging to a row of similar houses was restored and was essentially left untouched, however the rear […]

  • The Two Angle House by Megowan Architectural
    by Erin on November 12, 2018 at 10:50 PM

    Photography by Tom Blachford   Australian based firm Megowan Architectural, have recently completed a new house in the seaside suburb of Mount Eliza.   Photography by Tom Blachford A path surrounded by a wood fence and a landscaping leads to the front door. Photography by Tom Blachford From the front door, the home opens up […]

  • The Sawmill House By Olson Kundig
    by Erin on November 9, 2018 at 10:44 PM

    Photography by Kevin Scott / Olson Kundig   Architecture firm OLSON KUNDIG have designed an industrial-modern house, located in the desert of California. Designed as a family retreat, the house is embedded into the tough, scrubby landscape, and uses sustainable strategies and reclaimed materials.   Photography by Gabe Border Sawmill, made from concrete block, steel and glass, is a […]

  • BIG Have Completed 79&PARK In Stockholm
    by Erin on November 9, 2018 at 10:26 PM

    Photography by Laurian Ghinitoiu   Bjarke Ingels‘ architecture firm BIG, have recently completed ’79&Park’, a residential building in Stockholm, Sweden, that sits on the edge of Gärdet, a national park. In direct response to its location, the northwest and southeast corners of the complex take the heights of their immediate neighbors; while the northeast corner, farthest […]

  • OMA Have Completed The Innovationen Tower In Stockholm
    by Erin on November 8, 2018 at 9:36 PM

    Photography by Laurian Ghinitoiu, Courtesy of OMA   Architecture firm OMA have recently completed The Innovationen Tower, the first building of the two Norra Tornen residential towers that are located in Hagastaden, a new district in the north of Stockholm.   Image courtesy of OMA; photography by Ossip van Duivenbode The tower, which stands at a height […]

  • This Plant Stand Is Designed To Support Plants As They Grow
    by Erin on November 8, 2018 at 6:43 PM

      Swiss design company SUPERLIFE, have created Liana, a minimalist plant stand that evolves with your plant as it grows. The design of the plant stand allows for sections to be added to the stand, creating a support system for the plant.   Traditionally a stake would have to be positioned within the pot, however […]