Flotanta House By Benjamin Garcia

Located in Puntarenas Canton, Costa Rica, Flotanta House or Casa Flotanta is owned by the Gooden-Nahome family who wanted to create a home on the western coast of Costa Rica which overlooked the ocean. Designed by the famous architect Benjamin Garcia of Saxe Architecture, the house covers an area of 300 square kilometers and the … Read more

House Chapple By Tribe Studio Architects

Located at near a harbor near mosman, New South Wales in Australia, the House Chapple is a house which is a renovated form of a 1960’s Bunglow which belonged to the client’s family. The Bunglow was originally built in the 1920s and a rear addition was built in the 1960’s when the property was bought by the client’s family from the previous owners. Designed by the architects from Tribe Studios, the designers wanted to achieve maximum sunlight in the house while maintaining adequate privacy.

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The Shard, London by Renzo Piano

Known by various monikers such as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge, and The London Bridge Tower and now simply known as ‘The Shard’, is the tallest building in Western Europe and the 2nd tallest building in the UK. The Shard stands at a monolithic height of approximately 306 meters and contains a total of 87 floors out of which 72 are habitable.

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Via Cordillera by JSª And DMG Architects

Designed by the architects at JSª and DMG, Via Cordillera is a series of futuristically designed housing apartments located in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in Mexico. The construction was completed in 2013 and covers an area of 11,075 sq kms. The client who commissioned the construction was Desarrollos Delta.

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Polygon Studio By Jeffery S. Poss and Workus

Located near Lake George, New York in the USA, Polygon Studio is a small studio hut which is used by the owners to carve sculptures and accommodating guests. The design of the house is inspired by these two functions and reflects the utilities in a marvellous manner.

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QuaDror

Designs of the current era have scaled many peaks. Be it height, length, width, material used or construction techniques; architects from every corner of the Earth have tried and successfully raised the bar for the parameters of architecture. An exciting new structural system will aim to redesign the entire industry itself. The development, unveiled at the Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa is named as QuaDror. The system has been invented and patented by Dror Benshetrit and by definition is a space truss geometry system, or in lay man’s terms a close fitting system, inspired by versatility and structural integrity of interlocking material and items.

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Modern Visions: David Tajchman’s Architectural Work

Modern Visions is a representation of liberal architecture by the famed architect, David Tajchman. Renowned for his works of art and architecture, David decided to create Modern Visions for the Maribor Museum in Slovenia. He has even earned an honorable mention for his futuristic “Stealth” design proposal for the new visual arts, yet again at the same location, which is Maribor Museum in Slovenia.

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Le Plan Libre By Waterfrom Design

Le Plan Libre is a house located in Taipei city, Taiwan. Its design is inspired by the works of the late German architect Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, especially his proposed style of “Skin & Bones Architecture” and the swiss born architect Le Corbusier’s “5 Points Of New Architecture”. The construction was completed in 2013 and covers an area of 726 sq meters and designed by the architects at Waterfrom Design.

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HVW Headquarter By Hsuyuan Kuo Architects & Associates

Covering an area of 5,220 sq meters, The HVW headquarter is located in Taoyuan City, Taoyuan County in Taiwan. It was designed by the architects of Hsuyuan Kuo Architects & Associates. The project team consisted of Hsuyuan Kuo, WenChen Lu, ChiaSheng Tsai, ChungChiau Wang, MingChung Lo and ShuMei Lee.  The setting of the building differs from other regular office projects due to its unique location. It is placed right next to a container yard and a freeway at the industrial region, as opposed to other offices that are placed in the central business district.

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