Articles tagged Masonry

House in Muraz by Savioz Fabrizzi. Photo thomas jantscher
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Savioz Fabrizzi transforms a Swiss barn into a semi-detached house

MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.

Patzcuaro courthouse by Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Photo Onnis Luque & Rafael Gamo
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A new complex by TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo brings order in the court

PÁTZCUARO – Tired of the same old drab courtrooms you see in Suits or old re-runs of Law & Order? Fear not, TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo designed a judicial …

Kew House by McLaren Excell. Photos Simone Bossi
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A straight-edged extension by McLaren Excell simplifies complexity

LONDON – Often, a more viable option for gaining additional living space in the English capital is to increase the footprint of the home that you already have.

Makris House by Kavellaris Urban Design. Photos Billy Kavellaris
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KUD designs a contemporary house as a 'conversation of dualities'

MELBOURNE – Victoria is geographically the smallest state in Australia; it is also the most densely populated and this is creating a shift in its architectural language.

Lot D by Petitdidier Prioux. Photos Sergio Grazia
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Petitdidier Prioux manufactures green space within a brick development

Paris – The 109 apartments of Lot D complete the residential complex on the grounds of the former Boucicaut Hospital.

Smooth curves create functional spaces with surfaces that appear to sweep from one volume to the next.
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Sweeping curves of bespoke stone connect a Danish villa with the sea

AARHUS – A private client gave Copenhagen-based studio ADEPT a rare opportunity to build a villa close to the edge of the sea in Denmark.

The project’s architect has paid careful attention to respect the natural landscape
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Stone-clad museum harmonises with its rural backdrop

SARS-POTERIES – W-Architectures ensured careful attention was paid to respect the natural landscape surrounding the new museum for contemporary glass – MusVerre – in northern France.

Two overlapping circular volumes sit on a reservoir as if volcanoes floating in a lagoon, one of which houses Pirkner’s bronze sculpture.
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Red Bull Headquarters by Jos Pirkner

FUSCHL-AM-SEE – Tyrolean artist Jos Pirkner has designed every aspect of the new Red Bull headquarters, which features the largest bronze sculpture currently in Europe.

This contemporary house takes cues from traditional building methods to achieve a lifespan of 150 years.
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Brick House by Leth & Gori

COPENHAGEN – A house in Denmark takes cues from traditional building methods and details in order to reduce its carbon footprint.

Kantana Film and Animation Institute by Boonserm Premthada of Bangkok Project Studio, photo by Pirak Anurakyawacho
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Wienerberger Brick Award 2014

Inspiring brick buildings from around the world receive a prestigious prize.

With the traditional form of its gable-ended roof, the design of this house speaks softly to the neighbouring Victorian terraces.
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Herringbone House by Atelier ChanChan

LONDON – With its ornamental masonry façade and the traditional form of its gable-ended roof, the design of the Herringbone House speaks to the neighbouring Victorian terraces.

This contemporary house sits in a quiet 1930s residential area of Tilburg, the Netherlands.
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Woonhuis Bedaux-Nagengast by Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten

TILBURG – Dutch architect Thomas Bedaux designed for himself and his family a house in a quiet 1930s residential area of Tilburg, a landlocked city in the Southern Netherlands.