Category: Arhitecture

Studio Wok inserts home into stone barn in the Italian countryside

A neglected barn made from plaster-coated river pebbles on the outskirts of Verona has been transformed into a new country home by Milan-based Studio Wok. Part restoration and part modern insertion, Studio Wok described creating the county home in Chievo as a process of “subtraction” and “addition”. One of the studio’s first steps was to strip back the plaster from the walls […]

Dualchas Architects creates minimalist blackened-oak hideaway on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Dualchas Architects has completed a compact holiday home on the Scottish island of Skye, featuring living spaces flanked by large openings that are designed to immerse guests in the dramatic landscape. The studio headed by architects and twin brothers, Alasdair and Neil Stephen, designed Harlosh for a client who offers high-end holiday accommodation on the island off Scotland’s west coast. […]

YH2 nestles cedar-clad Triptych ski retreat into snowy Quebec woods

Three volumes clad in pale cedar form this holiday home for skiing in Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains, which Montreal-based studio YH2 has arranged to make the most of views to its forested surrounds. YH2 completed the Triptych residence in Wentworth-Nord, a small community roughly 100 kilometres north of Montreal. The 2,500-square-foot (232-square-metre) property is split into three parts that are intended to […]

Chilean lakeside Split House is divided into spaces for children and adults

Chilean architecture office Hsu Gabriel Architects has completed a holiday home comprising a pair of timber-clad volumes, which are angled to make the most of the views towards a nearby lake. The studio headed by architects Ian Hsü and Gabriel Rudolphy designed Split House as a second home for a family, who wanted separate spaces for the parents […]

OMA unveils plans for largest football stadium in the Netherlands

OMA is planning to build a 63,000-seat stadium in its home city for football club Feyenoord Rotterdam. OMA’s managing partner David Gianotten has designed the new Feyenoord Stadium, which is set to become the largest football stadium in the Netherlands. Proposed for a site on the Maas river, the building will replace Feyenoord’s existing stadium De Kuip, which is set to be […]

Seattle Granny Pad by Best Practice provides living space in unused garage

Seattle firm Best Practice Architecture has converted an unused garage on a property in the city into a black house for the owners’ elderly relative. The Granny Pad was commissioned when the family were struggling to find housing for their ageing grandmother. The clients could not afford to relocate to a larger house in Seattle’s competitive housing market, […]