Conversion of agricultural warehouse to Senior Cohousing | Arqbag

Conversion of agricultural warehouse to Senior Cohousing is an architectural project designed by Arqbag in Spain. In order to solve the scale transition from warehouse to cohousing, the multiplicity of use spaces, and the gradients of privacy, the project proposes the insertion of a central equipped block.

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arqbag

Arqbag is an architectural design firm based in Barcelona, Spain. They’re a group of young architects that is betting on new relationships between people, territory and habitability interpreting arquitecture.

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Portsea Guest House | Mitsuori Architects

Portsea Guest House is an architectural project designed by Mitsuori Architects in Australia. This project was designed in close collaboration with client, a commercial builder, to create a sympathetic, elegant and enduring free standing addition to their coastal property at Portsea.

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Santos Pousada Apartment | Hinterland Architecture Studio

Santos Pousada Apartment is an interior design project designed by Hinterland Architecture Studio in Porto, Portugal. The project strategy was to define a central open space on the apartment where the family spends most of the time, increasing its area by demolishing some interior walls.

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Right-Live-Stock | Winner Announced

The design challenge for “Right-Live-Stock” looks at a dairy farm for cattle in a peri-urban condition. Consumption of dairy is global yet the farms they come from are always an afterthought. 

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Phu Yen House | Story Architecture

Phu Yen House is an example of architectural residential project designed by Story Architecture in Vietnam. The space of the bedroom and living room, kitchen and dining room are separated, and linked together by courtyard and green spaces, it helps to make the spaces of the rooms in the house airy and accessible.

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Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge | Winner Announced

The Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge is part of Bee Breeders’ Affordable Housing competition series, run in partnership with ARCHHIVE BOOKS. In this competition, we saw innovative solutions to the city’s housing crisis – from community co-living facilities to 3D-printed homes stackable modular homes and new forms of transit-oriented development. 

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São Bernardo Elementary School | ARTE TECTóNiCA

São Bernardo Elementary School is an architectural project designed by ARTE TECTóNiCA in Aveiro, Portugal. The concept was a two volume/two floors building, with an independent entrance and roof covering, as Aveiro is one of the highest rainfall districts in Portugal. In addition to the 8 classrooms, the program also included a teachers’ lounge and a gym.

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ARTE TECTóNiCA

ARTE TECTóNiCA is an architectural design firm led by João Cassiano Santos in Lisbon, Portugal. Because the essentials of architecture can only be understood in the work, the first objective of this office is to build well … drawing the boundary between culture and nature, so that each work is based on the Earth, taking responsibility for it, taking care of it for future generations.

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Spirala Community Home | Result Announced

The Spirala Community Home Competition was a chance for participants to create a structure within the Spirala Ecological Village in Northern Portugal that would be a shared space for the community to meet and run events. The winning entries were selected as they best served the community, while at the same time being great examples of sustainable design.

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Allcart | Winner Announcement

The design challenge for “Allcart” is to develop a handcart concept for vendors that help them reinvent their commerce methods considerably. The design should be lean and cost-effective for the investment they can make and open new means to utilize the inherent qualities of selling on the street and not being pinned to any location.

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Weekly Highlights 2021 #31

Archidiaries is excited to share the “Project of the Week”. Along with this, the weekly highlight contains few of the best projects, published throughout the week.

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Royal FIC Headquarters | Eduardo Borges Barcellos + Garoa

Royal FIC Headquarters is an architectural project designed by Eduardo Borges Barcellos and Grupo Garoa in Brazil. The requirements for the office headquarters design aimed to address new space necessities and to establish a different interface between collaborators and clients. The new space was created inside a pre-existing warehouse with approx. 1,000m².

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U house | rivvon inc.

U house is an architectural design project by Rivvon inc. in Osaka Japan. It is a house for a couple, and Rivvon inc. designed it with the future growth of the family in mind. And they set up a mechanism at the end of the living room to match that. A movable wall can be moved to create one more room. When not in use, it becomes a wall pattern and a storage door.

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rivvon inc.

Rivvon inc. is an architectural design firm based in Kyoto, Japan. They organize naturally occurring factors such as cost, environment, materials, stories, and market trends in relation to the mission and purpose of the space itself, and find value in the “contingency born of inevitability.

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Staydium 2.0 | Winner Announced

The “Staydium 2.0”challenge is to design a concept stadium for national and international events in a small city, such that the setup could be used/reused for many purposes beyond sports. The sheer culmination of many facilities and building services makes a stadium an ideal box to serve many functions beyond sports.

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Heideveld Primary School | Meyer & Associates Architects

Heideveld Primary School is an example of educational institution project designed by Meyer & Associates Architects, Urban Designers in Cape Town, South Africa. The site is fairly small and the existing school operation had to be accommodated on site while the new school was being built. This gave rise to a compact and simple plan form, focused around a shared central courtyard.

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The Estate | Studio PKA

The Estate is an urban design project designed by Studio PKA in Mumbai, India. The intention of this study is to bring awareness to a critical site like Ballard Estate, in the Fort Area because it has the opportunity of invoking a structured public approach to a commercial site.

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Casa S.Bartolomeu | Sonia Cruz Arquitectura

Casa S.Bartolomeu is an architectural project designed by Sónia Cruz – Arquitectura in Aveiro, Portugal. The building is divided into two T2-type houses with a private patio. Given the small size of the plot, the organization of its interior sought to optimize its construction area and valued it for its relationship with the back garden.

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Sonia Cruz Arquitectura

Sonia Cruz Arquitectura is an architectural design firm based in Aveiro, Portugal. It is a studio passionate about architecture that embraces projects of any scale with the same intensity. The attention to detail, technical innovation and aesthetic quality aim to provide each project and work with a recognized and differentiated added value.

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