Red+White Office | Karan Darda Architects

Red+White Office is designed by architectural and design firm Karan Darda Architects. The characteristics such as a dynamic yet minimal, striking volume, easy to recognize both from the residential area and the adjoining highway were considered. Considering the requirements, the team decided to make the buildings in 2 levels spatially connected by an exciting terrazzo cladding staircase in the lobby area. A skylight beautifully lights the double-height lobby area over the stairs and huge front-facing windows.

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Karan Darda Architects

Karan Darda Architects is an architecture and design practice based in Pune, India. The practice aims to develop designs specific to culture and the context. They believe design results from the intended use of memories gathered over a while. It evolves with the rise in consciousness. The studio is experienced in designing various architecture and interior projects ranging from Housing, private residences, retail, office, and culture.

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Maveo Office | Martino Hutz Architecture

Maveo Office is a co-working space designed by the firm Martino Hutz Architecture with a concept that retains the character of the space. For redesigning the office space – a former industrial loft in the city center— a design language was sought that would reflect the company’s digital self-perception while maintaining traces from the past. At the same time, only sustainable, regional materials were to be utilized. The implementation was to be carried out by local carpenters, and the delivery routes were to be as short as possible.

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Cinco Casas | AEC Arquitectura

Cinco Casas is a housing project designed by the architectural firm AEC Arquitectura. Architecture must be able to respond to increase density in an environment characterized by the void. The project takes shape on a single volume elevated from the ground. As a result, the ground floor, through outdoor and semi-covered spaces, transitions between the street, the access, and the rear garden and remits to the characteristics of suburban housing.

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AEC arquitectura

AEC Arquitectura is an architectural firm established by Paula AHETS ETCHEBERRY and Francisco CARTASEGNA in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Federica | TATŪ Arquitectura

Federica is a residence designed by the architectural firm TATŪ Arquitectura. The key to the project arises from the search to enhance the depth of the landscape on the back end of the plot of land. The access from the highest area of the land offered the possibility of using the house itself as a threshold or transitional element between the street and the deep landscape of the valley.

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427 House | Maincourse Architect

427 House is a residence designed by the architectural firm MAINCOURSE ARCHITECT. 427 House was built on the existing footprint of the old house, which has a memorable flashback of the family. MAINCOURSE demanded respect and remembered the valuable memory by using clay cladding for the facade of the floating mass, which recalled the sense of place where they used to live. Throughout the design, the material palette of this house was reflected in the client’s unique, fashionable, and colorful fashion style. The juxtaposition of the antique and new furniture displays the family’s story and the owner’s personality coexistent.

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Maincourse Architect

Maincourse Architect is an architectural firm established in Bangkok found in 2013 by Pavin Supasri. The firm’s design philosophy follows a particular project’s individual standards. The firm creates a uniquely strong concept for each design. In addition, subtle tactics are applied, giving enjoyable elements hidden within each design that interacts with our clients.

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Weekly Highlights 2022 #31

Archidiaries is excited to share the “Project of the Week” – Renovation of Shenyang Dongmaoku Warehouses by architecture firm URBANUS. Along with this, the weekly highlight contains a few of the best projects, published throughout the week. These selected projects represent the best content curated and shared by the team at ArchiDiaries.

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SOHO BB | Grau Architects

SOHO BB is a restaurant designed by the architectural firm Grau Architects. The main intention of the SOHO restaurant design was to reflect the original character of the space and restore the space to serve its former function. New additions complete reiteration and accentuation of the old- this means that qualities of the original house are accentuated and complimented with clean details. The design is unified by monochromatic coloration, allowing variations of colorful Asian foods to stand out. The restaurant thus becomes a stage for new and exciting culinary experiences.

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Vivienda H | Estudio 1415

Vivienda H, designed by the architectural firm Estudio 1415, is a practical & functional home with a regular program and social area. The lot’s dimensions are superior in size to the conventional ones. It allows reflection on the development of the house on one level, linking the different spaces to the yard and allowing an interaction that transcends the visual, fully integrating the interior with the exterior. The project is structured longitudinally to the land, with the main rooms facing the north. This allows the galleries to regulate the solar incidence, contributing to thermal comfort.

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Delia House | Caparroz Arquitectura

Delia House is a residence designed by the architectural firm Caparroz Arquitectura. The Delia house, located in a closed neighborhood of Moreno, Buenos Aires, is designed to respond to physical and symbolic needs raised in order. Physical necessity is a flexible and open space where one person lives and simultaneously has the duality of constantly hosting many guests: a symbolic necessity, a rich space in terms of a sensitive and reflective dwelling for Delia.

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Locaāhands | Isso Architects

Locaāhands is a restaurant designed by the architectural firm Isso Architects. Locaāhand Dining club is a restaurant specializing in wood fire menu located in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. True to the studio’s dedication to committing to sustainable construction, the design revolved around retaining as much of the original house foundation as possible. Ambiance and atmosphere are another key focus of the design.

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Isso Architects

Isso Architects is an architectural firm based in Jakarta established by Wibisono Soegih and Stephanie Tatimu in 2017. We enjoy the intimacy of space and details and have consistently been captivated by small things that create space; the air, noises, sound, colors, material presence, and texture—also the importance of combining the correct elements to create such spaces. Intuitiveness, straightforwardness, and playfulness are central to our work.

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Supo Gallery | Archermit

Supo Gallery is a cultural space designed by the architectural firm Archermit. The building is concentrated as a whole because the later use function is an open public building, which is different from the common closed courtyard-type sales & Exhibition center. It integrates the surrounding park and street space in an embracing attitude. The wide part is private, combining various functional space requirements in one place; the narrow part is a corridor with open public space. While creating a sense of entering the home in the early stage, it also considers the “sense of friendly distance” between the building and the surrounding park, which is also a sense of ceremony shaping the cultural exhibition space.

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Hanze | BURO/S ARCHITECTS

Hanze is a dental clinic designed by the architectural firm BURO/S ARCHITECTS. A dynamic, striking volume was developed, which was easy to recognize both from the residential area and the nearby highway. Additionally, the client wanted the building to convey the values and mission of their practice, where patients’ comfort and wellbeing always come first. The practice also had to be as compact as possible and potentially expand in the future.

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BURO/S ARCHITECTS

BURO/S ARCHITECTS is an architecture office based in The Hague, established by Mahyar Nikkhoy and Saghar Wafae in 2015. The office focuses on architecture, interior design, urban planning, and research assignments. BURO/S ARCHITECTS has an extensive network of experienced, driven professionals. This way, we can put together a tailor-made team for every assignment and guarantee the most flexible, efficient process. Our projects are realized in close collaboration with our clients. High-quality buildings that give meaning and value to the everyday living and working environment are the work of BURO/S ARCHITECTS.

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Obra Castaños | Barrionuevo Villanueva Arquitectos

Obra Castaños is a residence designed by the architectural firm Barrionuevo Villanueva Arquitectos. We try to understand this work as a succession of defined areas that are put in relation to others so that a set functions. We try to develop this from its imprint. Volumetric clarity consists of determining these areas, giving them a formal identity, and putting them with other composite areas with the same logic. In this way, a large volume appears at 3 meters high, blocked by a vacuum. As an immediate result, the formal management of the ground floor injects its functions.

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Villa Tulum | Noiz Architekti

Villa Tulum, designed by the architectural firm NOIZ Architekti, is a residence where natural local vegetation penetrates the land. The site is divided into two parts by the building itself – in front of the villa, there is a forest zone, and behind it, a zone of lower vegetation, but also natural for the area – ​​the Caribbean garden. Therefore, the greenery on the plot is characteristic of the place, but the architecture differs from the local one. Nevertheless, it is designed to respect local conditions and climate as much as possible.

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NOIZ Architekti

NOIZ Architekti is an architectural firm based in Bratislava established in 2015. The architectural studio that aims to create contemporary architecture with a timeless concept. We are dedicated to projects of interiors, family houses, and larger residential and public buildings while listening to good music.

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Renovation of Shenyang Dongmaoku Warehouses | URBANUS

Renovation of Shenyang Dongmaoku Warehouses led to development of public spaces designed by the architectural firm URBANUS. Due to the history of formulating the current heritage conservation codes is oriented more toward preservation rather than utilization. Such an orientation would limit the creative and effective reuse of the current buildings. Therefore, the Dongmaoku project provides not only the architects but also the heritage preservation researchers an opportunity to make a change. In terms of architecture, the 30-meter-wide pediment of the warehouse is extracted as the basic motif. The morphology of this motif generates different massings to fit into different programs. This is a proper way to achieve unity between the new and the old in building massing.

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Tea House | Pablo Luna Studio

Tea House is an installation designed by the architectural firm Pablo Luna Studio. Minutes away from Ubud, hidden among the rice fields and mountains of Bali, Tea House emerges as a space exclusively for tea ceremonies. The tea ceremony is an experience of union, love, and joy Between humans and nature. The space is wide, accessible, and open, enveloping an ecosystem and culture that radiates spirituality. For this reason, the oval structure invites us to experience a new intimacy based on the unity of everything surrounding us.

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Pablo Luna Studio

Pablo Luna Studio is an architectural firm based in Bali established by Pablo Luna in 2016. The firm designs with locally sourced materials that have a low environmental impact while creating high-performance buildings that won’t be expensive to heat and maintain. Working as practical inventors with a natural–organic style, the motivation is to design soulful and interesting places which embrace and celebrate the complexities of the real world.

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