Armadale residence by Melbourne based interior design firm Hecker Guthrie.
In this unconventional collection of over 200 apartments - some of which have two or three floors - every one is different. The unexpected corners and niches of the building encourage a diverse treatment of space and promote contact between neighbours. Les Ètoiles Housing, Givors, France, 1981, Jean Renaudie
This vertical garden in Barcelona, Spain was commissioned to fill the space left by a dilapidated building. It’s structured around a series of steel platforms, each with space for planters, built-in benches and fountains.
The Michigan Theatre in Detroit now serves as a parking lot.
Stairs in the Opening Ceremony, Tokyo store
Choreography by the late Busby Berkeley
Sculpture by American minimalist artist, Donald Judd.
Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg’s glass and steel penthouse/work space sits perched above Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.
An entrance concealed behind a ceramic mural leads down into a sunken living room and courtyard at this house in São Paulo by Brazilian architects Terra e Tuma. Designed for architect director Danilo Terra and his family, the three-storey Maracanã House was constructed on a tiered site in the city suburbs, where the lowest level of the ground is a storey below the street.
Stockholm based firm Elding Oscarson designed this contemporary townhouse in Landskrona, Sweden. “The narrow site is sandwiched between very old neighboring #buildings. Three thin slabs are projected into the open volume, softly dividing its functions. The continuous interior space is opening up to the street, to an intimate garden, and to the sky.” Photos: Åke E:son Lindman.
Sforza Seilern Architects completed their first African project atop Gota dam. The house is situated atop a granite rock overlooking a large man-made dam. The views and the drama of the granite cliff plunging into the dam were the inspiration for the concept, where oversized cantilevered roofs and extensive terraces frame the views and shelter from the vertical African sun.
Cambridge, Massachusetts based architect William O’Brien Jr designed the ‘Allandale House’, an A-frame vacation house for an idiosyncratic connoisseur and her family in the Rocky Mountains, USA.