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Extension to the Rural House

Extension to the Rural House

Photo: Wim Goes Architectuur

Wooden extension of the house partially extends above the water surface of the pond. The facade consits of vertical wooden strips, which are underlayed by glass in some places. 

Housing Waterrjik

Housing Waterrjik

Photo: Katja Effting, Rene van Dogen, Architectuutstudio HH

99 houses and apartments lays between original forest and newly built pond. Houses are designed to use this location as much as it is possible - those floating have panoramatic windows and terraces right at the water level, those turned to the forest have straight access among trees. Whole block of the development is "inside out" - gardens, terraces on the exterior side, an urban area inside the block. Architects tried to design facade allowing freedom for solution of the disposition of each of the house. 

Housing in Kurzeme

Housing in Kurzeme

Photo: Gatis Rozenfelds,NRJA

A complex of buildings for housing surounds stone courtyard and is a centre of whole complex including guest house, sauna or sport failities. The aim was to create a young traditional community with elements of comfortable and active life.  Buildings are cladded with wooden boards which is in contrast with white polycarbonate facade of garages.

House on the Water

House on the Water

Photo: Colin Morsch en +31ARCHITECTS

Outside dimensions of the house were exactly determinated by the town - perimeter, dive, height. Clients required maximal floor area which led to maisonette solution with high difference 1m. Disposition is around open staircase, which leads to the terrace with beautiful view.

The Promenade

The Promenade

Photo: OAB

Promenade which connects city and near beach. Access for disabled, benches, romantic lighting, showers, entrances to underground garages, views...

Expansion of City Swimming Pool

Expansion of City Swimming Pool

Photo: Jordi Surroca

Port Botany Viewpoint

Port Botany Viewpoint

Photo: Choi Ropiha Fighera

The breakwater at Port Botany is bordered by new park and foot and cycle path. New viewpoint is the final element of this journey. The line from corten reminds a silhouette of a boat and fits to local industrial character of the coast.

Cellar with Swimming Pool

Cellar with Swimming Pool

Photo: Hidalgo Hartmann

On a plane, in the middle of agricultural landscape owners of the house decided to build a swimming pool. Architects integrated pool to the garden and new space formed under. 

Hariri Memorial Garden

Hariri Memorial Garden

Photo: Matteo Piazza

Square close to government palace was adjusted to honor of murdered Lebanese prasident in 1994. Festive, imtimate, impressive, simple and monumentally humble. 

Hydra pier

Hydra pier

Photo: Asymptote Architects

100m long pier was realized thanks to fair of flowers - Floriade 2001. The main motive is water, which is constantly flowing on curved aluminum coat.