Garg Architects

Garg Architects is a team of experienced professionals who offer comprehensive services in architecture, interior design and commercial spaces throughout North India. With a focus on small-scale projects, the firm maintains a diverse portfolio. Our team has experience in both new construction and rehabilitation for both residential and commercial properties, and customer service is a top priority.

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Earth and Glass House | Studio Lotus

Earth & Glass House, designed by Studio Lotus, has interconnected volumes that establish a dialogue between the indoors and the outdoors, located in New Delhi, India. The site zoning is derived from the principles of Vastu. To let in the south sun and bring the outdoors in, the design team scooped out a winter court, opening the living area to the landscape, facilitating a seamless line of sight—from the winter court to the lawns on the north. The house brings together three construction systems: load-bearing walls made of rammed earth, a mild steel framework, and exposed RCC slabs.

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Shareef House | DS2 Architecture

Shareef house, designed by DS2 Architecture is built in Gudiyatham, a town in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu.The house form is an adaptation of the prevalent residential archetype, which response to the local climate by being linear and having multiple courts. The planning strategy of the house involves an arrangement of the primary spaces along the east-west axis. This house stands out in comparison to the modern houses built in the neighborhood by opening up to the outside.

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Jijiadun Village Conference Center | y.ad studio

The Jijiadun Village Conference Center, designed by y.ad studio, Kunshan is a countryside conference center where architecture and nature, indoors and outdoors, light and space are interwoven.  For this village-based conference space, the architects wanted to break some established patterns of conferences and to create an interesting, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere through different forms of space and usage. The architects retained the original state of those spaces to the maximum extent, whilst enabling them to shift and integrate more naturally.

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Casa d’en Jaume | Guillem Carrera

Casa d’en Jaume, designed by Guillem Carrera, is part of a small urban fabric with a triangular floor plan. The house adopts a singular strategy: the main façade does not face the street; it looks onto the garden, facing south. The entire building is structured towards the garden, but maximum integration is created on the ground floor by a porch in the center of the house that connects the exterior and interior of the house. A constructive discontinuity is created to have a central shady space for living and to have the width of the plot free of buildings and in direct contact with the non-built spaces.

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Rumah Fajar Villa | Studio Jencquel

Rumah Fajar, which means “The House of Dawn” in Bahasa Indonesia, designed by Studio Jencquel, is a modern architectural interpretation of a traditional Balinese longhouse bale Agung. The abundant use of volcanic stone represents an allegorical element of the completed design, entwining the great volcano and the “great pavilion” in its shadow. Nestled seamlessly into a lush hillside and facing the rising sun, the luxurious 4-bedroom Rumah Fajar presents a humble abode that is not so humble, after all.

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Studio Jencquel

Created in 2011 Studio Jencquel is an international boutique design studio set in Indonesia’s artistic and cultural capital, Ubud. In this unique space, studio owner Maximilian Jencquel has expanded on his varied cultural influences from Europe, North and South America, and Southeast Asia to focus on harmonious composition through architecture, furniture and interior design. To preserve a sense of harmony between the physical and social elements of the world around us, Studio Jencquel takes a deep personal journey within each component of the creation process.

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Casas Asu | Ramos Bilbao Arquitectos

Casas Asu is a residential project by Ramos Bilbao Arquitectos, in Spain. The houses are single-family homes that dance to the same rhythm, a composition of moving volumes caused by adaptation to the slight and subtle but noticeable unevenness. The residence maintains their independence from each other as part of the same family. This slight movement confers kindness to the volume, dynamism and visual richness, avoiding becoming a rough and cold volume.

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Galatea House | Estudio Galera

Casa Galatea is a vacation home, designed by Estudio Galera, built in Constancia neighbourhood, in a four-block-appendix in the south of Cariló, a seaside town situated 400 km from Buenos Aires. The residence presents an ambiguous relationship with the outside. The visual continuity of the interior is only randomly interrupted by pivot brisoleis which produce a playful and strongly personal character as the circumstantial occupants can temporarily modify the façade depending on their preferences or needs.

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Da Dong Gastro Esthetics | AD Architecture

Da Dong Gastro Esthetics is an interior design project by AD Architecture. Da Dong Gastro Esthetics (Nanxincang) inherits the artistic conception of Da Dong Group, and conveys the brand’s values — “Oriental aesthetics, Western aesthetics, Zen, Tradition & Modernity, Advance & Science” to define the dining experience featuring modern Oriental art. AD ARCHITECTURE adopts modern materials and design techniques to interpret the Chinese restaurant. Curved elements divide the space and shape its basic form. Curved forms break the stereotype of conventional Chinese restaurants, thus generating a unique spatial experience.

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Say Architects

say architects focusing on architecture, interior and landscape design. Our office is located in Hangzhou, lead by Yan Zhang and Jianan Shan. The character then, explored and developed by say through various medium, evolves from a concept or story into a physical atmosphere, the design process becomes a co-authored word or sentence created and said by both the client and us.

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Restaurant Green Grass Condesa | Taller David Dana

Taller David Dana designed the interior for Restaurant Green Grass Condesa, in Mexico City. The fusion of natural wood, stones, and vegetation achieved a beautiful neutral approach in modern finishes. The characteristics of the space and its context allowed the development of an environment with perfect natural lighting and views to the outside, giving freshness to the environment and at the same time creating a comfortable atmosphere.

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é é é – BSH Headquarters | Greater Dog Architects

BSH headquarters, designed by the Greater Dog Architects is located in Shaoxing city. The main building is called é é é that emerged in the city by its unique quality. é é é is a comprehensive functional building integrating retail space, office, restaurants, R&D and production, and sightseeing factory. Greater Dog Architects try to break this angular site and combine the softness of goose down to design a soft looking architecture, forming a strong contrast with the surrounding where high-density factory buildings appear, which also makes é é é building a very attractive place in the whole area.

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Greater Dog Architects

Greater Dog is an avant-garde design studio whose practice spans the fields of Architecture, Landscape Design, Interior Design, Installation Art and Performance Architecture Research. Rooted in experimental and humanity spirit, we write architecture and space design in a way of story-telling. Meanwhile, by employing performance and installation as the media, we are trying to mix the boundary between commercial design and art language as well as build up dialogue between people and space.

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Weekly Highlights 2022 #12

Archidiaries is excited to share the ‘Project of the Week’ – DS2 MADRASA by architects DS2 Architecture. 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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AOM House | Office Architect9kampanad., Ltd.

AOM HOUSE, designed by Office Architect9kampanad., Ltd., the project updates a 345 square metre compact house, located in the space-efficient scale at the heart of Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. The renovation required to incorporate the traditional style and layout of the original family home with the new modernist structure. In additions, the owners had fond memories of the greenery surrounded with three huge standing mango trees. Therefore, the new structure would build around the existing trees on the sites.

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Enshadower | SAY Architects

SAY Architects designed the first offline store for the brand ENSHADOER in Hangzhou, China. SAY introduced the industrial materials used in the city’s construction and starts a conversation across time between the brand and the site. The prominent architecture is a two-floor building. The first floor is for coffee and clothing exhibition, and the second floor is a multi-functional exhibition space to cope with the demand of the brand to use the offline store. The facades correspond to each functional program with light transmittance.

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Teng | Nature Times Art Design

Teng, designed by Nature Times Art Design, is an exquisite, classy restaurant sited in the heart of Shenzhen, mainly offering Japanese & French teppanyaki. The space breaks the homogenous interpretation of “luxury”, and appropriately integrates it into a simplistic, natural setting, echoing the original taste of food. Besides, the focus on precious food is shifted to people’s emotional needs. The space provides a multi-dimensional sensory feast, full of details. The circulation route creates romantic encounters for the guests, and takes them to “an illusionary urban wonderland”.

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The Podium | MVRDV

The Podium is an installation by MVRDV commissioned by Het Nieuwe Instituut to create the 600-square-metre event space, which will be programmed by a variety of Rotterdam institutions and creatives. The Podium offers a unique opportunity to experience architecture, the city, the Museumpark and Het Nieuwe Instituut from a completely new perspective. The Podium will open on June 1st, forming the heart of the Rotterdam Architecture Month Festival.

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House for a Photographer | ValArch Ateliér

House for a photographer, designer by ValArch Atelier, is a simple house on the border between buildings and landscape which provides a background for the creation and life of the owners. The mini courtyard, tucked into the meadow, is covered by a green wave from the west and from the east, it naturally blends into the terrain. Here is the main oasis of peace and tranquillity of the whole house, in fact, a kind of living room without a roof.

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ValArch Ateliér

ValArch Ateliér is an architectural practice based in the Czech Republic headed by Tomáš Jalůvka, Tomáš Kašík, and Lenka Jalůvková.

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Pre Gauchet | Christophe Rousselle Architecte

Pre Gauchet, designed by Christophe Rousselle Architecte, is a residential project in France that can be defined as a game of contrasts. Contrasts of angular and orthogonal shapes, heavy and light volumes, reflective and transparent materials, heights that vary according to their environment, and at the same time, contrasts of light and shadows. This functional ensemble creates an apparently random composition that allows the project to be integrated into its context while maintaining a singular image.

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Pinche Bar | ArchiGuru

Pinche Bar, designed by ArchiGuru is an industrial themed bar located inside a large refurbished factory from the 1940s in the Colonia Anahuac neighborhood of Mexico City. The 300-square-meter bar is part of a large warehouse which hosts an American BBQ restaurant, administration offices, and several event spaces. The main feature of the bar inside is a black concrete top counter adorned with rusted metal panels that stretches over 15 meters.

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ArchiGuru

ArchiGuru is a multidisciplinary design studio that focuses on generating projects that are inspired by the urban environment and the people who live within it. Our designs are artistic visions that come to be realized through the integration of different disciplines within the architecture community. By developing in-depth research and collaborative dialogue we produce creative solutions for contemporary living.

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