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Hyper-connected Spanish Villa

Villa Icaria located in Sacedón, Spain seeks to establish a new relationship between country and city, creating a meeting place, an opportunity to fill the rural environment with contemporary urban activities. Meticulously designed by Arquitectura al descubierto, its volumes are intertwined with nature on the banks of the Tagus. Its buildings and cavities describe this double quality....

Mexican townhouses

Ananda is a complex of 13 townhouses located in Mérida, Yucatán Mexico. The project designed by OWN, is developed in a uniform volume sectioned by openings and solids that jointly accommodate pedestrian accesses and carports. Creating contrast through materials and textures generated by three-dimensional triangles, based on sacred geometry, the pattern of the flower of life is formed as...

AETHER Apparel Flagship Store – LA

AETHER Apparel Flagship Store in Los Angeles , United States, was born out of the desire for a men’s collection that looked at home in the city but was built to withstand the outdoors, the brand worked with Assembledge+ to develop their new flagship store that would support the brand’s mission to create a complete lifestyle collection...

An environmental response

House of calm on a windswept promontory sitting on the promontory of this windswept dune and rock peninsula in the Western Cape, South Africa, a modern dwelling that maximises views of the ocean and mountains was erected several years ago. Jenny Mills Architects were challenged by this Atlantic Ocean house design and were briefed to adopt a starkly exposed...

A generational home – NZ

The clients of Birch Park NZ, envisioned the project as a generational home, for their own children, grandparents, and greater family in general. It was important to incorporate and interpret aspects of Chilean and Japanese design philosophies into the project.
After much collaboration with Matter Architects the home was resolved as a series of pavilions, interlocking with the...

Hopetoun Toorak

A luxury development located in Toorak , Australia has been created as a light filled sanctuary with a pared back delicate aesthetic that connects to the tree lined streets of Toorak.
The project consists of a luxury residence on the ground floor and a penthouse set over 3 levels, although the design palette was consistent with both, each home has its own unique design...

Himmel Trial House – Paraguay

Himmel Trial House is a retirement home, the owners found the ideal spot in a remote region of Paraguay, South America. The project aim was to create a home in which the main character would not be the architecture but the landscape itself. Having the advantage of a 360° view of the mountain range, designing the house was not an arduous task. Designed...

Drenched in marigold – Santa Monica

Los Angeles home goods brand, Goodies’, recently opened their newest store in Santa Monica. Goodies tapped architects and long-time collaborators, Sheft Farrace to bring the space to life - the relationship dates back to 2017 when they designed their first pop-up on Los Angeles’ Melrose Place. Following its success, they designed Goodies’ inaugural brick & mortar store...

Vake park apartment – Tbilisi

Tbilisi is the capital of the country of Georgia. Its cobblestoned old town reflects a long, complicated history, with periods under Persian and Russian rule. Its diverse architecture encompasses Eastern Orthodox churches, ornate art nouveau buildings and Soviet Modernist structures. Looming over it all are Narikala, a reconstructed 4th-century fortress, and Kartlis Deda, an iconic statue of the “Mother of Georgia.”
The surroundings and...

Cliff hanger – Acapulco

Acapulco is one of the first’s ports and shipyard during the colonial era, form where naval expeditions departed to new territories like the Philippines, Baja California or Peru. With this historical background and its nearness to Mexico City, Acapulco became one of the tourist world meccas during the second half of the XX century.
Sea Club Punta Marqués straddles the seafront to the Pacific...