25 avril 2009
"A hill in Pachacamac, located 40 km south of Lima near Peru’s coast, is the site for the retirement home of a philosopher. The response to the site’s conditions was to bury the house, trying to create a balanced dialogue between architecture and landscape, where inside / outside becomes a constant interpretation of materiality with strong sense of protection and appreciation of the dark and the light." Archidaily Architects: Longhi Architects Location: Pachacamac, Peru Photographs: CHOlon Photography, Elsa... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2009
"The cabin, only finished a few weeks ago, is located in the Fosen countryside area near Trondheim, enjoying breathtaking views towards the sea. The architects’ most important concern was to make a great house, responding to the clients’ needs, without of course leaving the local landscape and harsh weather conditions, and the area’s strong cold winds, out of the equation [...]" - WallpaperArchitect : Fantastic Norway
24 février 2009
Architecte : Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio. Localisation: Ningbo, China. Photographe : Iwan Baan. Plus de photos sur Archi Daily et Movingcities.
22 février 2009
"Blue Lagoon (en islandais : Bláa Lónid) est le nom d'une célèbre et importante station thermale située au sud-ouest de l'Islande sur la péninsule de Reykjanes (la « péninsule des fumées »)." Wiki. Architecte : Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir, VA Arkiteks.Site officiel de Blue Lagoon. Photos recueillies sur plusieurs sites.
16 février 2009
"Built over the only thermal springs in the Graubunden Canton in Switzerland, The Therme Vals is a hotel and spa in one which combines a complete sensory experience designed by Peter Zumthor. Peter Zumthor designed the spa/baths which opened in 1996 to pre date the existing hotel complex. The idea was to create a form of cave or quarry like structure. Working with the natural surroundings the bath rooms lay below a grass roof structure half buried into the hillside. The Therme Vals is built from layer upon layer of locally... [Lire la suite]