Vrindavan Guest House | Studio Praxis

Vrindavan, a habitat integrated with cultural integrity and daily movements define the significance of the city. A relaxed guest house was an exploration of an architectural insight of domains spatially adapted to unite the devotees with the eternal. The contemporary built form invited the devotees to spend moments in the tone of simplicity. The journey of the building starts from the alive streets of Vrindavan smelling the divine aura in the air. The idea was to organize a place of togetherness and a sense of beauty simplistically.

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SETAGAYA HOUSE RENOVATION | KOMPAS

SETAGAYA House Renovation, designed by KOMPAS, concerns the renovation of their clients’ duplex residence which is situated above their ground-floor dental practice. The overall building is a 3-storey steel structure which is 18 years old. The key design challenges were, how to apply a convincing logic to the internal finishes and how to create diversity and depth of layer within a single room.

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Barn in Spierdijk | Kevin Veenhuizen Architects

The typical open Dutch landscape in Spierdijk provided the inspiration for the design of this barn house. Kevin Veenhuizen Architects wanted to give all rooms a nice view and draw the landscape inward. The entire house has been left raw and industrial and it is finished with a burnt wooden facade cladding. With the light steel roof, the barn house forms a solid gesture in the open landscape.

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ZHENRO·SKY MANSION | Nature Times Design Art

Shenzhen-based Nature Times Art Design created a model “working + living” space for an apartment development in Xi’an, China. Based on the approach of deconstruction, the designers broke the traditional spatial pattern and created a modern space that perfectly integrates experiences and functionality. Targeted at young entrepreneurs and urbanites, it explores to create a novel living model which combines commercial logic and social value.

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Marfa Suite | DUST Architects

The Marfa Suite, designed by DUST Architects is a new detached addition to an existing home in Marfa, Texas. The impetus behind the project was a desire to build a new private primary suite for a couple to seek refuge when family and friends visit. The original home, a one-bedroom adobe structure called the Mud House, was designed by Rael San Fratello. The primary building materials are compressed earth blocks, concrete, and glass.

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DUST Architects

D U S T is an alliance of architects, craftspeople, artists, designers, and builders with practices rooted in the master-builder tradition: a collective of people grounded firmly in the tactile, in pursuit of the intangible. The studio explores ideas and ethics rooted in a reverent intimacy with craft and place.

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Interpretation Center of the Romanesque | Spaceworkers

Located in the district of Porto, in the Village of Lousada, the Interpretation Centre of Romanesque, designed by Spaceworkers, is located in an area that is an expansion of this village marked by a strong relationship with an urban square called Praça das Pocinhas and with the Senhor dos Aflitos Church – a strong reference in the town centre. The building seeks to create a relation with the site by its implantation on the village square limit establishing an urban continuity between its volumetrics and the surroundings and making it a new element of reference for this village centre.

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Casa Asolo | Saymon Dall Alba Arquiteto

Project for rent, Casa Asolo is part of the Villa Montegrappa accommodation complex, in Caxias do Sul/RS. With large glass panes, natural wood coatings and exposed concrete, the construction is entirely focused on the stunning landscape of Cerro da Glória.

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Cerrado Suites | ONG & ONG

Designed for young professionals and new families, Cerrado Suites combines an urban lifestyle, green living, and a healthy dose of outdoor wellness amenities. The towers have 35 and 36 floors respectively and a combined total of 808 units designed in 2- or 3-bedroom layouts. Additionally, there are a further five poolside villas.

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Terrace House 1 | DREAMER

Terrace House 1 is a two-story rear addition to an existing terrace house driven by the desire for connectedness to family, the outdoors, and the creation of a retreat for a frontline medical worker, often required to work nights.

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DREAMER

DREAMER, an Architectural practice in Australia, is a small team with great ambition and diverse expertise.

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House of Wisdom (Sharjah Digital Library) | Foster + Partners

Gerard Evenden, Head of Studio, Foster + Partners said: “The House of Wisdom in Sharjah is a forward-looking conception of what a library should be in the 21st century – embracing a digital future while playing a crucial role as a community hub for learning, underpinned by innovation and technology.”

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Casas Loiola | Ramos Bilbao arquitectos

Casas Loiola, a residential project designed by Ramos Bilbao Arquitectos, ends up talking about the moldability of concrete to generate spaces at will, and talks about drilling and extruding, all at the same time and all this on a robust, hard, stony material, which guarantees eternal properties. This work is, therefore, the result of volumetric experimentation using this medium to solve existing problems of habitability and comfort in the plots of this area, an area as beautiful as it is exploited urbanistically.

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Ramos Bilbao Arquitectos

Ramos Bilbao Arquitectos has spent his eight years of life creating honest and rigorous architecture, nourished by collaborative work between architects and interior designers.

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El Gauchal house | Ivan Bravo Architects

El Gauchal house, designed by Ivan Bravo Architects is situated a few meters from the coast, facing the bay of Navidad in the central-southern zone of Chile. Contrary to the typical constructions of a coastal zone the volume is erected vertically over the landscape, with an aim to reach a privileged view on the upper-level terrace, dodging the obstructions of nearby houses.

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Creative Office | LineHouse Design

Linehouse designed an office for developer Henan Jianye in Shanghai for a new team of creatives of architects and designers. Located in a new creative hub next to the Shanghai train station, the office is set over the top two floors of a perfectly spherical building designed by Foster and Partners. To celebrate the architectural legacy of the developer’s work Linehouse conceived the whole office as an exhibition space to showcase the architectural models and designer tools; material samples, furniture, and architectural drawings.

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LineHouse Design

Linehouse is an architecture and interior design practice established in 2013 by Alex Mok (Chinese-Swedish) and Briar Hickling (from New Zealand). Both have completed extensive work in Asia and abroad.

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H Dining | PHTAA Living Studio

H-dining, designed by PHTAA Living Design in Bangkok, Thailand, takes its name from both the owner’s previous cafe, “Hand and Heart” and its accommodation in an existing house/home. The overall design was inspired by the renovation of a typical 1960/70s suburban Bangkok house with the aim of keeping a domestic feeling without resorting to cliches of suburbia.

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House Dyuthi | Tales of Design Studio

House Dyuthi, designed by Tales of Design Studio, is located in Parakkad suburbs situated a few kilometers from Thrissur city, the cultural capital of Kerala. The design Strategy was to have a series of spaces that is connected by a central axis, thus reducing the circulation area and ensuring connectivity. Through programmatic zoning, a linear stacked volume was formed. Built form is inspired by the aesthetics of old vernacular structures of the city that are rich in architectural elements like gabled roofs, brick facades and louvred wooden windows. Geometric patterns used in flooring is a nod to the city’s grand palaces.

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Tales of Design studio

Tales of Design studio engages in disciplines of Architecture, Interior design, Product Design and Landscape. They are located in Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India.

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Weekly Highlights 2022 #7

Archidiaries is excited to share the “Project of the Week”. 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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Orvay | Isern Serra

Orvay is an Interior Design project by Isern Serra in Barcelona. Orvay is a place to taste wines, where the whole space has been created from color to suggest three different ways to discover the great typology of wines that his cellar hides.

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JINS NAMBA PARKS | KOMPAS

This store interior design project for well-known eyewear brand JINS is located in the Namba Parks shopping mall, Osaka. The mall itself is famous for its organic shape which is filled with gorgeous greenery. We intended to create an interesting landscape scene of people and goods in the shopping mall environment where customers can enjoy abundant experiences within a “Garden of Eyewear” which is about more than just shopping.

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