Butler Armsden overhauls 1970s coastal home in northern California

Updated interior finishes and a new guest house are among the modifications that US studio Butler Armsden Architects has made to a 44-year-old, wood-clad residence that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

The holiday home, called Bluff Reach, is situated on a rocky site overlooking the ocean and dotted with cypress ...read more

Sliding doors connect school building by Studio Weave to playground and woods

This school by Studio Weave features a scalloped roofline and double doors that slide back to connect the classrooms with a woodland setting on the outskirts of London.

The Hackney-based architecture studio created the classrooms with curving roofs for Belvue School, a mixed-gender secondary school for children with ...read more

Wilson School of Design / KPMB Architects + Public: Architecture + Communication

© Andrew Latreille

AD Classics: French Communist Party Headquarters / Oscar Niemeyer

In March 1972, an article in The Architectural Review proclaimed that this structure was “probably the best building in Paris since Le Corbusier's Cité de Refuge for the Salvation Army.”[1] The article was, of course, referring to Brazilian architect ...read more

Matra Architects creates holiday home with peaked roof and Himalayan views

The timber-clad roof structure of this house in the foothills of the Himalayas features a pointed peak incorporating skylights that allow daylight to flood an open-plan interior arranged over stepped levels.

The private holiday home is located in the village of Satkhol in India's Nainital district, which is a popular ...read more

Photographer Zsolt Hlinka Captures Geometric Compositions in the Evolution of Vienna's Architecture

© Zsolt Hlinka

In his latest photo series, "Viennametry," Hungarian photographer and printmaker Zsolt Hlinka captures the unexplored voids in Vienna's patchwork of historical and contemporary architecture. After previously studying the symmetrical corner buildings of grandiose Budapest, Hlinka has moved north ...read more

ALLURE - XXL origami / FRESH Architectures

© David Foessel
  • Architects: FRESH Architectures
  • Location: Martin Luther King Park, 147 Rue Cardinet, 75017 Paris, France
  • Project Leaders: FRESH Architectures (Agent Architects) Itar Architecture (Partners Architects)
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Staggered pavilions form holiday resort on lush hill in Costa Rican surf town

Architecture firm Studio Saxe has stepped a series of pavilion-like guest rooms down a slope facing the Pacific Ocean, creating a hotel in a Costa Rican beach town.

Mint Santa Teresa is located in Santa Teresa – a small coastal town in Costa Rica's Puntarenas Province that is ...read more

The Queen’s College
 / MICA

© Jim Stephenson
  • Architects: MICA
  • Location: Oxford OX1 2JD, United Kingdom
  • Area: 2687.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
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Timber-and-glass boxes contain pair of residences on a Norwegian hillside

Norwegian studio Reiulf Ramstad Architects arranged the living areas of these two homes in a stack of concrete, timber and glass boxes that extend out from a steeply sloping site in an Oslo suburb.

Two-in-One House is located on a challenging site at the end of a dead-end road ...read more

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