The modern single-family home in Bacharach offers clear forms, powerful gestures and materials such as glass, natural stone and concrete, all embedded in a wonderful sloping landscape.
"Building the Future" - DETAIL research's event series at BAU 2015
House GEH, which stands in Kodaira, has been created as a single-family dwelling offering quality of life despite spatial constraints.
The two award-winning offices, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen, New York, and Beijing, and a.gor.a architects from Thailand came to Berlin to accept their awards in person.
Why have walls when you can do without? This house, known as the Tent because of its shape, was built using local techniques and is self-supporting.
Fine metal mesh envelopes the facade of the MoyaMoya House like a silvery veil, with the cubic building acting not only as a home and private studio for the owner but also as a meeting place for ...
In the inner courtyard, a new extension nestles gently against the borders of the existing plot and forms a modern exhibition floor.
Both indoor and outdoor walls show the textural imprint of longitudinal wooden shuttering, and even some of the fixtures are cast in concrete.
Precise mechanical engineering was necessary for the realisation of this single-family house in Tehran.
Sky-scrapers, airports, motorways and artificial islands – such huge projects realised as part of the unprecedented construction boom have increasingly exhausted sand resources.