Architecture

Sculptural extension to French farmhouse protects interiors from harsh summer sun

Benoit & Roselyne house by Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix

Paris studio Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix has created this faceted concrete extension with just a small collection of openings scattered across its facades for a traditional farmhouse in France’s Provence region. Read more

tokujin yoshioka sets issey miyake’s flagship within historic milanese building

the retail space encompasses 500-square-meters showcasing a unique aesthetic that blends history with futuristic interior panels, expressing the passage of time.

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1970s modernism: Artist Constructor-designed property in Flax Bourton, Somerset

Huge thanks to Sheila for letting us know about this 1970s Artist Constructor-designed modernist property in Flax Bourton, Somerset. If you are not familiar with the house, this is one of a group of five houses in the village of Flax Bourton, just outside Bristol. According to the 20th Century Society, this was a speculative […]

apple dubai mall by foster + partners features giant ‘solar wings’ art installation

the installation gently shades an external terrace during the day, before opening in the evening to take in views of the waterside promenade.

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