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A private family residence situated on a uniquely shaped triangular plot, the Winged House frames the site with two prominent forms – the trapeziums. These forms open towards the main view at the back of the site where 3 existing majestic palms are, and of lush greenery. By K2LD Architects.
Architecture Photographer of the Year
Martin Stavars’s work has been recognized in numerous international competitions – he has been named the ‘Architecture Photographer of the Year’ at the International Photography Awards in New York, and received the ‘Grand Prix’ at the Image International in Canada and Hei Ming Prize in Tokyo.
Air of Bardenas Hotel
Located directly in the wheat fields in the southernmost tip of navarre surrounded by the desert landscape of the bardenas where the main source of europe’s wind energy is harvested, the ‘air of bardenas hotel’ sits discretely not distracting from the natural beauty of the site.
The Nakagin Capsule tower in Tokyo, designed by Kisho Kurakawa, finished in 1972.
Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012)
Even though Brasilia was a failure in many respect one can’t argue with the beauty of the work by Oscar Niemeyer. These are photos from the building of Brasilia by Marcel Gautherot (via Le Container.)
Oberhus and the Unterhus
Swiss architect Peter Zumthor is now inviting guests to rent a holiday home he built for his family in the mountain hamlet of Leis in Vals
By Mikko Lagerstedt, a Photographer from Finland.
The angled columns of an earthquake-proof structure frame a series of window slits on the exterior of this Tokyo research laboratory by KINO Architects