Orient Occident Atelier | OOA

OOA is an architectural studio headed by Magic Kwan and Kenrick Wong encompass modern interpretations of Eastern and Western aesthetics. The firm focuses on discovering, researching and utilizing the interdependence of “objects” and connections with surrounding space as design inspirations. The firm believes in the intrinsic local culture and technology found at the project site should be respected. Through the use of natural materials and synthetic materials, they focus on the research and development of new methods of architectural detail assembly.

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Ranwas School | CAUKIN Studio

Ranwas School, designed by Caukin Studio, is a school classroom, library, & office space after Cyclone Pam caused devastation in Vanuatu. After 8 weeks of construction, the finished building combines a heavy-duty cyclone resistant timber frame, woven bamboo cladding, polycarbonate and metal roofing sheets to create a strong, bright and well ventilated learning environment. The library space tackles the extreme humidity through carefully considered passive design strategies, enabling the lifespan of the books to be prolonged.

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Prachachuen House | Archimontage Design Fields Sophisticated

Prachachuen House, designed by the architectural firm Archimontage Design Fields Sophisticated, is a residence with memory of modernity. It re-emerges as a driving force for making this house more beautiful and functional. As the house owner’s perception on physical appearance combines with the architect’s imaginative experimentation, the design aims to go beyond the boundary. The most outstanding feature of this house is a roof structure on the top with overhanging eave.

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Studio Saheb

Studio Saheb is an architectural and design studio based in Tehran with innovation at its core in the design process. The firm tries to create a space to experience rather than just build a structure for protection, considering economic, technical and functionality constraint, seeking for a dialogue between the metropolis and important architectural elements, between people and space, in order to help the society to grow, having more communication and at the end a better life for everyone through architecture.

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Kyoto House | 2m26

2m26 entirely renovated a hundred year-old Kyoto Nagaya House. In order to preserve the soul of the house, 2m26 paid great attention to its original typology, structure and use of materials. In order to preserve the soul of the house, 2m26 paid great attention to its original typology, structure and use of materials. Following these first points and inspired by traditional japanese nagaya planning, 2m26 organized the reconstruction of the space in two main parts using the original length of the house as a guide.

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Mova-Teacher Innovation Centre | Opus Estudio

Mova, designed by Opus Arquitectura, is conceived as a meeting place, training, and development for the community of teachers. The strategy of loose volumes supported on piles and connected by bridges, dilutes the limits between the interior and the exterior to enjoy the climate and the landscape while taking advantage of the space of an existing parking lot on which it is built. Due to good design and construction practices, the building is LEED certified, gold category.

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Earthbox | Equipo de Arquitectura

Earthbox, designed by the architectural firm Equipo de Arquitectura, is an office with the equation of materializing dreams over a bounded Budget. The exercise begins with the experimental transformation process of materials, such as earth, Wood and glass, configuring them between two existing trees: a flame tree, that stays outside but framed, and a guavirá tree, that stands in the middle of the space to share our company.

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Bellary House | Gaurav Roy Choudhury Architects

Bellary House, designed by the architectural firm GRCA, is a residence that forms a microclimate by staving heat and creating cool currents. The outside walls wrap the house in this gesture of protection, pierced only with small and mass produced precast concrete windows that dot this exterior. The windows are kept small with heavy eaves to keep away the harsh sun.

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Gaurav Roy Choudhury Architects

GRCA is an architectural firm in Bangalore founded in 2007 by Gaurav Roy Choudhury, an architect trained in KRVIA Mumbai. It remains an exclusive practice based in Bangalore, taking on a very limited number of projects, to enable a deep focus on design, detail and execution. Its main aim has always been to articulate the various movements that assimilate context, taking the project brief from the ‘said’ to the ‘unsaid’.

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Row House | Connatural

Row House, designed by the architectural firm Connatural, is a residence that is inserted between party walls. It is inserted into a block, in a narrow and deep batch on an existing slab. What is sought is to dialogue with those situations and subtly build a relationship between the outside and the inside. If the world is made of correspondences, the house assimilates it and seeks to generate connections with its surroundings.

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A Touch Of New | Aristides Dallas Architects

IA Touch of New, designed by the architectural firm Aristides Dallas Architects, is a home inspired by the traditional architecture of Tinos. Having adopted the subtractive approach and sought for the minimum intervention possible in the overall landscape, the architectural proposal, contemporary yet critically traditional, consists of the harmonic integration of a cube made of fare face concrete hovering over the existing stone mass.

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Miring House | Andyrahman Architect

Miring House is a residence designed by the architectural firm AndyRahman Architect with Back to Basics principles. Basics in this context cover the basics of spirituality, materials, and urbanity. The unique angled layout is becoming a design idea. So that is why it has a basic shape of  a cube that have been cut diagonally. This diagonal shape is elaborated hostically to the outer areas, such as the porch, carport, and the fences.

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Kallithea Villas | Office Twenty Five Architects

Kallithea Villas, designed by the architectural firm Office 25 Architects, accommodate large families & provide quality hosting. The location of the land plot is the major initial advantage of the project. It is facing the beach of Kallithea, and as it is tilted, it offers a magnificent view to the sea and Toroneos gulf. Tall and dense vegetation surrounds the land, providing shade and cool places.

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Office Twenty Five Architects

Office 25 Architects is an architectural practice based in Greece, and the UK committed to great design and quality architecture. The team is expertly skilled in the manipulation of cutting-edge software used in the production and co-ordination of design packages. Many of its members have led projects from inception to completion and bring a wealth of capabilities to the designs we deliver.

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Srinakarin Hotel | Archimontage Design Fields Sophisticated

Srinakarin Hotel, designed by the architectural firm Archimontage Design Fields Sophisticated, is a hospitality project in Bangkok. It is undeniable that commercial buildings such as hotels require highly positive public recognition. Thus, physical appearance is crucially important for public relations, particularly for this hotel where the good location, the use of modern materials and the design methods aim to enhance guests’ perception and experience.

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Nidrabilash | Roofliners_Studio of Architecture

Nidrabilash, designed by the architectural firm RoofLiners, is a residence that accommodates events, happenings, gatherings, and episodes. The area for the new home was fixed after cleaning the jungle at the south of the existing household just in front of the bamboo garden. Half of the area was divided the new construction and rest was prosed open space. Thus the courtyard expanded keeping the pavilion at its center. It opens up the possibilities to arrange activities, occasions, sports, all year round not only among family members but also for the neighborhood. The absence of physical boundary wall within the site enhances the interactions.

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WORKSHOPS @archidiaries

We bring to you exciting online workshops from tutors across Design and Architecture universities, fields and experiences. These workshops are a great convenience for co-learning from home, while battling through these uncertain times.

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Roofliners_Studio of Architecture

Roofliners_Studio of Architecture works on variant scale and typology of projects with a keen interest in the contextual backdrop. The practice engages itself in search for the significance of the place and the nature of the project, therefore every venture appears differently in replying to the specific need or issue. The studio in all of it’s works tries to accomplish something beyond the arid formal embodiment of functional requirements. With an attitude of co-creative collaboration Roofliners endeavors to harmonize the spirit of a space with the programmatic intervention.

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MVRDV

MVRDV was founded in 1993 by Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Casa Grace | Rubén Muedra Estudio de Arquitectura

Grace House, designed by Rubén Muedra Estudio de Arquitectura, is a residence of pure, solitary, and geometrically vibrant structure. The house takes advantage of the wide open spaces as a response to the functional necessities of each element. The house is at a 45º rotation angle to the plot, which allows for an extension from interior to exterior on all four sides of the structure.  Similarly, the functional program is distributed by sections according to the different uses that each space will have. 

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Entrerrios Educational Park | Connatural

Enterrios Educational Park, designed by the architectural firm Connatural, aims to set a dialogue between landscape and people. It aims for the understanding, enhancement and revitalization of the diversity and cultural pluralism of the municipalities that make up its territory. The educational park is a scenario in which various situations that harmonize or collide are presented.

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