Excellent. Follow link to more pix.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
Can the row house be reinvented? In Texas, each one is a slightly different shade of white. Remodelista, the Island of White, emphasizes a designer's interiors. In the next batch, each house should be a different color, other than white.
Details via remodelista> http://tinyurl.com/bof659y
The joys of an inward-looking house. Rooms are separate structures joined by bridges, stairs. And there's a palm tree.
Txt, plans, more pix via designboom> http://tinyurl.com/cet62qe
And those Japanese micro-houses just keep on popping up. This one is from Panda.
Txt, pix, floorplan via archdaily> http://tinyurl.com/c8sbb7q
Japanese "Skyward House." Check out the interiors and floorplans. Simple outside masks orientation to framed views and actual interior shape, generated from views.
See interiors and floorplan on designboom>http://tinyurl.com/ayl3aqx
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Wrapped in silence, sealed-off from sound. Japanese house deals with site by elegant withdrawal. Follow link to see gorgeous interiors...
Story, pix, interiors via domusweb> http://tinyurl.com/b5vy34g
Past posts> http://artopiatecture.blogspot.com/
Although usually serene, I confess I sometimes feel like this mid-river cabin made by school boys on the river Drina in Serbia in 1968. Go to link and check out video on intro page!
Via inhabitat> http://tinyurl.com/d6xm4qx
Monday, March 4, 2013
At last an answer to conservative Michael Graves in the NYT who prefers drawings to visualizations. Visualizations! In praise of the Unbuilt!
"Balloons and Render Ghosts" at domus>http://tinyurl.com/c37czzl
On the dark side> http://ny.curbed.com/tags/rendering-vs-reality
Absalon (1965-1983) exhibit opens at Tel Aviv Museum of Art --- visionary, all-white habitation cells in dialogue with the white city of Tel Aviv.
Via artdaily> http://tinyurl.com/cxhz9pa
Dutch restaurant and office on site of pirate radio station. Looks like the future to me. Next: make these buildings walk.
Px & txt> http://www.archdaily.com/337557/rem-island-concrete/
Too many building regulations? Example: British windows rule results in too many poky windows and Juliet balconies: "...all windows must be cleanable from within, by women aged 64–75, without the use of ladders or cleaning devices and without stretching."
Article at guardian.uk> http://tinyurl.com/bswragv