CAN hides ‘lomax studio’ in london behind two distinctive façades

this roomy artist studio for a sculptor and a printmaker was completed on a site measuring 120 square meters (1,292 sqf) with a budget of just £83,000 (approx. $106,000 USD). designed by architecture firm...

luigi valente + mauro di bona restore an italian church to create a theater

situated in the small italian town of rotello, luigi valente and mauro di bona have undertaken the careful transformation of saint rocco’s church to create a permanent theater and multi-purpose hall. the architects were...

patterns of escalante marketplace in costa rica represent the journey of the sun

the escalante marketplace is a gastronomic market located in barrio escalante, san josé, costa rica, built on an abandoned parking lot with approximately 126 linear meters of unused space in front of a public roadway. conceived...

mitsuhiro shoji completes a 47 sqm two-level apartment in shanghai

uchida shanghai has completed a very small residential area of 47 square meters in shanghai, china. the concept was to acquire the spatial richness as well as secure the maximum storage space for a...

osaka metro plans large-scale redevelopment with futuristic skyscraper station in yumeshima

osaka metro has announced the redevelopment of its underground network and a new station for the man-made island of yumeshima in light of the 2025 world expo. the large-scale plan, which begun in 2018...

atelier let’s transforms disused urban area into basketball courts in taiwan

taiwanese practice, atelier let’s, designs a basketball court pavilion in the hamasen area of kaohsiung city in taiwan. the aim of the project is to provide a ‘living room’ for the community in an area that...

studio velocity kowa apartments encourage interactions between neighbors

japan-based studio velocity embarked on the design of the kowa apartments with the aim of rebuilding a housing complex in mihama, a seaside town on the southern tip of a peninsula in japan’s aichi...

gavin rea proposes housing system of ‘weightless’ prefabricated modules

aiming to introduce style into the culture of prefabricated houses, california-based designer gavin rea proposes ‘tenka’, a minimal, modular solution providing flexible structures to suit different needs. based on a single model, the configurations vary...

martin mostböck completes the ‘living garden’ residential project in vienna

martin mostböck, in cooperation with pesendorfer | machalek architects, has completed the living garden project in the aspern seestadt, one of the largest urban development projects in europe located in the north-eastern part of...

studio 10 creates ‘impossible’ escher-inspired hotel interior in china

these pink and green hotel interiors are inspired by the work of dutch graphic artist M.C. escher. the project is the work of studio 10, a design practice with offices in shenzhen, hong kong,...