House in Toronto

After the Great Fire in Toronto in 1849, building regulations were passed requiring the

external walls of most structures in the city to be of stone or brick.

Tied Connections

Tying building components together with strands of vegetable fibre, leather thongs or bamboo strips is probably the oldest known means of constructional...

House and Studio in Tokyo

Squeezed between neighbouring buildings, this 3-metre-wide house was the product of a number of constraints: the tiny site area (71 m2), a tight budget,...

House in Ito, Japan

Planned as a winter retreat, the house is small in area, but extends over three storeys.

House near Bad Tölz

Erected within a period of nine months with prefabricated timber elements, this two-storey, low-energy house reflects the vernacular of the local farm buildings...

Nursery School Extension

This residential nursery school extension provides space for an additional group of children in an independent structure.

Health Centre in Mali, Guinea

The centre serves the 2,000 inhabitants of the town of Mali and the population of the surrounding areas.

Waste-Disposal Yard in Munich

Centres for the collection and disposal of recyclable and problematic waste materials are usually located on the periphery of towns where the urban structure is...

House in Phoenix, Arizona

Set on the edge of the desert close to a dense residential development, the house was built over a former road.