In the picturesque Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco stands a home that serves not only as a living space but also as a vessel for art, design, and sustainability….Continue reading
Total Black in Architecture refers to using predominantly black materials, finishes, and design elements to create a visually striking and bold aesthetic. This design approach embraces the color black’s depth, sophistication, and versatility, which can convey a sense of elegance, mystery, and modernity. Architects and designers may employ total black concepts in various ways, from black exteriors and interiors to the use of black furniture, fixtures, and accents. The whole black aesthetic can be impactful in both large and small-scale projects. Executing thoughtfully can result in dramatic, visually stunning spaces that leave a lasting impression.
Mies van der Rohe’s Lake Shore Drive Apartments have been a memorable icon of Chicago’s architectural landscape since their completion in 1951. Synonymous with Modernist design, these twin residential towers…Continue reading
Finalized in 1976 under the visionary stewardship of American architect Craig Ellwood, the Art Center College of Design emerges as an architectural gem nestled in the heart of Pasadena, California….Continue reading
Completed in 2023, the Archipiélago “Casas de autor” project is a testament to the innovative prowess of Alarcia Ferrer Arquitectos. This groundbreaking initiative features the construction of twelve distinct houses,…Continue reading
Completed in 2020, “Transparency” is a striking apartment renovation in Taipei, masterfully executed by Taiwanese architecture firm StudioX4. The project skillfully melds traditional Chinese cultural elements with contemporary modern design,…Continue reading
In 2011 Canadian architecture firm FABG completed the renovation of the Nun’s Island Gas Station in Quebec, initially designed by Mies van der Rohe, into a civic center for the…Continue reading
The Wolfhorse, designed by Vardehaugen Studio, stands as a versatile art pavilion meticulously crafted to host exhibitions and pop-up events in urban settings. Adaptable and engaging, this innovative structure offers…Continue reading