Category: Arhitecture

Moving terrace follows the sun at Robert Konieczny’s Quadrant House

This house in Poland by architect Robert Konieczny has a moving outdoor living space that pivots and docks with rooms on either side of the garden. Konieczny’s studio KWK Promes designed Quadrant House to feature a piece of kinetic architecture that tracks the sun’s movement. The Katowice-based office drew on experience from their previous projects, which include an ark-like […]

Sans-Arc Studio’s Plaster Fun House takes cues from cruise liners

Sans-Arc Studio has added a playful kitchen extension to a cottage in Torrensville, Australia, which is characterised by white-plaster walls, arches and terrazzo. Named the Plaster Fun House, the home is intended to be a fun, light and compact space that contrasts with the city’s commonplace brown-brick houses. Australian practice Sans-Arc Studio achieved this by taking cues […]

Ingenhoven Architects is wrapping five miles of hedges around an office in Düsseldorf

Ingenhoven Architects is building the Kö-Bogen II office block in Düsseldorf, which will have facades covered with five miles-worth of hornbeam hedges. Located on the Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz, alongside the heritage-listed Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus theatre, the five-storey office block topped out earlier this month. Five miles of hornbeam hedges will wrap the Kö-Bogen II office building […]

Amey Kandalgaonkar imagines home built into giant boulder

Architectural designer Amey Kandalgaonkar has created renderings of House Inside a Rock, a concept for a modernist concrete house built within a giant rock. Mumbai born, Shanghai-based Kandalgaonkar designed the house to be a contemporary twist on the architecture of the Mada’in Saleh necropolis, a UNESCO world heritage site in Saudi Arabia. Mada’in Saleh was built in the first century […]