Location. This operation is located on “block E2” of the Z.A.C. Monges Croix-du-Sud designed by Bruno Fortier and Michel Desvignes in Cornebarrieu, a village on the northern outskirts of Toulouse. This urbanization enjoys a landscape where valleys, woods, hedgerows, views towards the old village have been preserved in PAZ, while only the wooded hillside of the Coulommiers road separates Cornebarrieu from the major airport sites of Blagnac.
Winter House is a single residential unit whose main goal is being a shelter and a setting for the enjoyment of the land property’s pristine privileged nature, such as the outdoors and the country lifestyle. These are the main reasons why the blueprint is organized into four blocks, linked through the occupants’ control of permeability from the inside-out of the residence, for the layout to approach thanks to the textures accomplished on the volumes, rifts, and spans, into dynamic filters which extent or restrict spaces in order to the necessities.
The Mountain Aparthotel Resort in the heart of the winter capital of Poland. The Mountain Aparthotel Resort in Zakopane designed by Polish studio Karpiel Steindel Architektura has cast new light on the character of contemporary leisure architecture in the vicinity of the Tatra Mountains.
The Rue de la Gauchetière project restores a loft apartment in the Old Port of Montreal. Located in a hundred-year-old heritage building called ‘Unity’, the design seeks to integrate nature and family living into a space that is decisively urban while celebrating its industrial origins. The design is manifested through a simple concept: a box inside the box. Two glazed wooden volumes are thoughtfully arranged within the concrete structure and programmed as bedrooms. They are used to organize the residential functions. Kitchen, living, dining, study, reading, and exercise areas take life on their periphery in a fluid and open plan.
Located in the “parc international d’entreprises” of Val d’Europe, in Bailly -Romainvilliers (FR), the project is in the heart of a rapidly growing monofunctional economic activity zone, following the establishment of Disneyland Paris.
The concept and name of the project El Nido stands for nest and comes from the Latin word nidus. The term refers to the shelter that birds build with branches, straws and other elements. Just as they make their nests, the goal of this house was to achieve a refuge to be inhabited and enjoyed without major complications, creating a project of great simplicity yet of great spatial richness by using a minimal and simple palette of materials.
P-House is located in Girona (Spain) and consists of a single building with four winds; its location in the upper part of the plot allows its inhabitants to enjoy privileged views. The building combines contemporary design with the criteria of a very low-energy consumption building (NZEB), and its high-energy efficiency has been certified by the German Passivhaus standard.
In a small place in La Condesa neighborhood, in Mexico City, La Increible is born. La Increible is a proposal that speaks through its own formality. A neutral space, with timeless materials, that gives prominence to literature and exhibits.
As we know it nowadays, a barbershop is a place with Victorian origins and a place in which men not only going to have their hair cut and/or their beard shaved but a space in which men can congregate and meet up, that is why we wanted to create a flexible, comfortable and warm space.
The Theodosius (Şerefiye) Cistern in the Sultanahmet area of the Historic Peninsula of Istanbul is a 1. Degree Historical Monument and well-preserved specimen of Byzantine Water Infrastructure dating back to the late 5th century. Built by Emperor Theodosius II, the brick domed roof of the 42.5m x 42.5m cistern is supported by 32 marble columns with Corinthian capitals.