The architects wanted to keep the "spirit" of the house alive on the one hand, and yet replace the historic facade with room-high panorama glazing on the other.
Architect and landscape planner were commissioned to design a showroom for the Sisii fashion label and decided to bring the near woods into its interior.
Pool, conservatory, garden: the three main functions of a weekend house have been distributed over vertically stacked volumes of in-situ concrete.
A sculptural staircase in the form of irregularly perforated copper panels is the central element of Villa Mallorca.
This staircase, made of massive blocks of wood, is load-bearing only as the sum of its constituent parts. It evokes associations of a popular game of dexterity.
Stairs in unusual design and functions help to use resources within people's homes
Hamburg architect Gerd Streng optimized two apartments, integrating very special functions into stairs.
Hamburg architect Gerd Streng searches for spatial resources within the four walls of people's homes and creates additional room.
The heart of a palazzo – in the centre of Bologna – consisting in a steel and glass tower which no one would expect to find in such a setting as this. The architect and designer, Mario Bellini, with ...
The 10th LEAF Awards announced its shortlist of 50 projects. Photographs of every project and free PDF downloads of 19 nominees.