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Water and Cherry House / Kengo Kuma & Associates
Residential

Water and Cherry House / Kengo Kuma & Associates

The Water and Cherry House by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is a private single-storey house in eastern japan. With a strong roots in traditional japanese temples the program is arranged in a windmill formation with four distinct and independent rooms originating from the center-point of the design. As in traditional japanese architecture, the natural environment is strong associated with the dwelling trough an…

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Villa Busk / Sverre Fehn
Architecture, Residential

Villa Busk in Norway / Sverre Fehn

Sverre Fehn’s Villa Busk stands on the edge of a rocky outcrop with a distant view of the sea. It was built for a musician in 1990. Like many of his buildings, the house has a strong relationship with the surroundings and blends modernity with regionalism. Much like Finland’s Alvar Aalto, Fehn’s buildings have a timelessness that arises from these…

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Festival des Architectures Vives Installation / Pseudonyme Architects
Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Festival des Architectures Vives Pavilion / Pseudonyme Architects

The “Festival des Architectures Vives” is an architectural festival for the general public to discover or rediscover the historical landmarks of the city of Montpellier and the city of La Grande Motte. The festival also gives the opportunity to young architects from all over the world to build their first project. This year young Architects are Jeremy Germe and Chloé Thomazo.

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Wood Summer House 2016 / Barkow Leibinger Architekten
Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Wood Summer House 2016 / Barkow Leibinger Architekten

Barkow Leibinger designed the Summer House as part of the Serpentine’s Architecture Programme 2016. The new Summer House is organized as four bands of structure beginning with a bench level attached to the ground, a second band of three C-shaped walls crowned by a third and fourth level which forms a roof that cantilevers a tree-like canopy over the smaller footprint…

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