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Brione House in Minusio, TI, Switzerland by Wespi De Meuron

The new building is located in a privileged but sprawled urban area above Locarno, with an overwhelming view on the city, the surrounding mountains and the lake. The project is a discrete reaction to a daily subject: to build into …

Copper House 2 in Talca, Chile by Smiljan Radic

This house institutes a second test with copper as the material of its outer cladding. In the small town of Nercón, south of Chile, the ondulating texture of the copper seemed to take on a historic quality by emulating the …

TDA House in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico by Cadaval & Solà-morales

Among the prerequisites to build this TDA house, some of them are high temperatures, the saltpeter, and the unskilled labor force which determined the use of concrete. Bridges, breakwaters, and dams are also made in concrete, because of its structural …

Fjällhus Residence in Härjedalen, Sweden by PS Arkitektur

The Mountain Lodge is a modern take of a traditional barn of the region in Härjedalen, Sweden. The Lodge comes as prefabricated wooden units. It was originally designed in 2005 by architect Peter Sahlin for his own family, as a …

Garden Museum by Dow Jones Architects

It appeared to us that producing a committed place for the museum’s permanent collection was evenly important, as the exhibits were oftentimes moved to make space for events. We developed a strategy which addressed both issues. Our idea was to …

Hotel Strata in Sexten, Sesto, Italy by PLASMA Studio

Located on a steep hillside in the Italian Dolomites this new-built hotel has been developed as the interweaving of the free-flowing topography- indexed and organized by series of timber strips- and the serial sequence of appartment units perpendicular to it. Since …