La Piedad | cotaparedes arquitectos

La Piedad is a residence designed by the architectural firm Cotaparedes Arquitectos focusing on introspective architecture. The house, stereotomic, raises its walls wrapping itself in an introspective architecture, where the relationship between the interior and the exterior exists but is not completely evident. In the central patio, a large ficus pandurata tree is planted, which grows filling the void whose crown extends and emerges in the living room-kitchen area, providing a piece of exterior nature to the interior of the house.

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Cotaparedes Arquitectos

Cotaparedes Arquitectos is an architectural firm focusing on multiple perspectives like: Architectural Design, Industrial Design, Construction, Education, and Art. The idea of ​​Architecture means creating small worlds, public or private, places that can be related to what exists or can be isolated and belong to a private universe. They must contain the aspirations of the clients and the searches of the architect. 

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Halation Bistro/Lounge | RooMoo

Halation Bistro/Lounge is a restaurant designed by the architectural firm RooMoo. Halation creates a brand logic by providing experiences that are meticulous and unique, cordial and friendly. With the concept of astronomical environment, ‘Halation’ uses different lighting Installations and BlueTooth to control the lighting effect of the whole site. Therefore, the various dining times reflect the diverse interest and appropriate lighting atmosphere. In response to environmental friendliness, we use reorganized and superimposed low-cost square grass block pavers to balance cost and quality.

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Casa Fly | Beef Architekti

Casa Fly is a residence designed by architectural firm Beef Architekti that reflects on using traditional techniques and materials. The design reflects it by using traditional techniques and materials such as stones from a local quarry. The house respects the local conditions, therefore it offers several natural shading or ventilating systems. First of all, the windows are pushed inside of the structure to create shading out of the concrete slabs. 

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Beef Architekti

Beef Architekti is an architectural firm established by Rado Buzinkay and Andrej Ferenčík in 2004 that focuses on all typologies from interiors to urban studies. The firm believes that carefully designed and built spaces directly influence the lives of people and communities using them. That’s why their works primarily focus on the creation of liveable spaces in all forms and scales working closely with the clients.

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CASA CL | Guillem Carrera

Casa CL is a residence designed by architectural firm Guillem Carrera Arquitecte that organizes the relationship between its interior spaces with the outdoors. Regarding materiality, it is proposed to generate a cozy, friendly home and connected with the outdoors by openings and using neutral colors and warm color wood. The building has been realized by passive architecture criteria.

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U-Dental Clinic | DA Integrating Limited

U-DENTAL Clinic is a hospital design done by design firm DA INTEGRATING LIMITED that strives to balance contemporary art and a sense of technology to meet the demands for upgrading healthcare consumption. To break the stereotype of conventional clinics that bring people anxiety and fear, DA INTEGRATING LIMITED adopted the concept of a “contemporary art gallery” to explore the integration of medical space and contemporary art. With natural, geometric, and contemporary artistic elements intertwined in the white space, the design team created a distinctively peaceful, comfortable, and warm dental experience.

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DA INTEGRATING LIMITED

Da Integrating Limited is an architectural and design firm established by Mr. Chinman Ngai that provides a creative solution for spaces of cross-border contemporary art. The team works on a wide range of projects such as contemporary art and cultural spaces, yachts & trailers, microarchitecture, boutique stores, boutique hotels, residences, etc., and offer integrated, customized services which span upscale design, furnishings, decoration execution, and more.

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Petrol Corporate Building | ENOTA

Petrol Corporate Building is a commercial office design by architectural firm ENOTA focusing on the comprehensive arrangement of the area. The generous volume of the building allows the realization of large multi-story interior spaces. They are a hybrid between exterior and interior space, in which ideal climatic conditions can be maintained. Between these spaces and the exterior façade, workspaces are organized, comprising closed areas that mostly face the building’s exterior façade.

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QYF Boutique | Sun Concepts Office

QYF Boutique is a retail interior design done by design firm, Sun Concepts Office, focusing on modernist aesthetics as their design approach. By making ingenious use of geometry and colors, the hard metal, stone, and glass materials convey the key information that this store collects female brands, and reflects the brand tone that advocates independence and freedom of modern women. The harmony between structure columns and storage shelves makes the space pleasant to the eyes.

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Sun Concepts Office

Sun Concepts Office is a design firm established by Liu Zheng which aims for forward-looking design thinking. Sun Concepts Office advocates less is more and deep exploration for space. Sun Concepts Office knows well the way to demonstrate the authentic use-value of space through original solutions. These solutions can respond to customers’ actual demands and goals of a design.

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LocHal Library | Mecanoo

The LocHal is an adaptive re-use project by architectural firm, Mecanoo. It is a place for testing, creating, exhibiting and presenting the latest innovations. The LocHal is not only a library but also a laboratory where you are challenged, gain new knowledge, and learn about innovations. These specially designed labs can be found throughout the building. The laboratory consists of Digilab, Workshop rooms, GameLab. The textile walls designed by Inside Outside, inspired by Tilburg as a textile city, create intimate spaces in this large hall. When these hanging textiles are drawn together, the space can accommodate large-scale events.

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Larkin Street Substation Expansion | TEF Design

Larkin Street Substation Expansion is an electrical substation designed by an architectural and planning firm, TEF Design. It is the first Net Zero Energy (NZE) targeted electrical substation building in the United States. The utilitarian structure features street-facing façades that integrate three types of GFRP panels – sloped, perforated, and ribbed – to form a faceted surface that belies its otherwise modest materiality.  Each panel is individually crafted and unique, with ribs that cast linear shadow patterns in sunlight, creating an ever-changing surface throughout the day and year. 

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TEF Design

TEF Design is an architectural and planning firm established by Doughlas Tom in 1997 that strives to achieve an original expression crafted by a framework of design principles. The challenge of designing flexible, high-performance, and human-centered facilities in a constantly-evolving world has driven the staff at TEF since its founding in 1997. The work is rooted in the goals and values of our clients and their stories, and shaped by site, memory, community, and culture.

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Crosshouse | TDA

Crosshouse is a residence designed by an architectural firm, TDA in San Lorenzo. The principal element to develop was the full relation between the land and the first instinct was the desire to fly. The idea of being suspended in the air has an inexorable duality, first, that intricated system of particularities that organizes, directs, and mechanizes the forces, and secondly articulates that mechanism in its relation with the ground, ¨the landing¨. With that reasoning, we summon the material generating an ingenious system.

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Shiyuan | Days in YARD Studio

Shiyuan is a remodeled courtyard designed by Days in YARD Studio, located in Beijing, China. The owners wished for holding various activities, and endorsed a vision yard as a meeting place”. The initial plan was to open the space at the lower level to merge it with the yard as a whole and to transform it into an interface where the inside and outside could interpenetrate and be interconnected. The upper areas located in the interlayer (mezzanines) were designed as a half-private space with a multi-purpose design approach. 

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Weekly Highlights 2022 #15

Archidiaries is excited to share the ‘Project of the Week’ – Estudio Belgrano by Estudio VA Arquitectos. 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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SHANG·SUO | SALONE DEL SALON

SHANG·SUO is a neo-classical club designed by the architectural firm Salone Del Salon, in Guangzhou presented with different color patterns and seasonal feelings as modern Chinese Architecture. Representing strength and agility, the building is surrounded by water, like floating in Eden. Nature and architecture grow seamlessly together. The sound of trees and leaves is whispering the beauty of the East. Through the scenery, corridor, elegant stones, and display, the oriental garden takes the modern people to a poetic wonderland to unburden and enjoy.

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Bofia_ The Tiled Cloud | Azaz Architects

Bofia_ The Tiled Cloud is a restaurant designed by Azaz Architects in Riyadh. The project was developed around the idea of building a floating mass that creates a smooth transition between the area’s interior and exterior with its sharp angles. The Tiled cloud is Azaz Architect’s take on finding architectural solutions and material identities for modern-day upscale Bofia. For Azaz Architects, Bofia_ The Tiled Cloud is an architectural fantasy turned into reality.

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Azaz Architects

Azaz Architects is an architectural and design services firm based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia founded by Shahad Alazzaz and Abdullah Alazzaz in 2017. To date, Azaz Architects has delivered a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from residential, multi-use, and commercial. The projects completed are illustrative of the innovative team behind them. Through a strong commitment to providing sustainable solutions while paying great attention to detail.

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APARTMENT 2501 | SHROFFLEON

Apartment 2501 is a residence designed by Shroffleon. The brief provided was to design a minimal, sleek, and modern house, where every corner is rich in design and aesthetic values, but at the same time minimal and elegant. Use of exclusive materials like statuario marble and variation of three veneers is used throughout with chevron-patterned wooden flooring.

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NAKED HOUSE | XSTUDIO

Naked House is a renovation project done by XSTUDIO. The intervention uses the austerity of means, both material and economic, as a strategy to shape a new domestic space, creating an interior world that allows a certain distance to be set with the environment. The project, which is an intervention of one of these old houses, was born as an opportunity to claim another way of living, as an exercise of recovery and enhancing that which already exists and understanding the historical and cultural context in which the original architecture took place as its main asset.

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XSTUDIO

XSTUDIO is a multidisciplinary studio based in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain founded by Ancor Suárez Suárez and Leticia Romero Hernández. Xstudio develops works of architecture, urbanism and interior design, specializing in the integral design of residential spaces. The philosophy of the study is to approach each intervention as an opportunity to explore, working on the project idea as a guiding thread from the beginning to small-scale detail.

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