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House + House in Amparo

This house is very expansive and open in side. ------------------------------------------------- What drives us in the process of designing this two houses is the possibility to distort and compose with a notion of nature, at the same time wild and artificial. A thin layer of soil floats a...

Sunny Side Box

Simple use of containers. ----------------------------------- A House Full of Sun This place was originally used by the owner’s mother for clothing storage as well as a living. Now, as the owner and his work employees were to live here, it needed to transform into a new space. The...

Central Florida may get apartments built using shipping containers

Commercial use is catching on! ---------------------------------------------- Central Florida might soon become one of the few places in the nation using metal shipping containers to build affordable apartment complexes. JP Morgan Chase funded $600,000 so that the nonprofit Crisis Housing Solutions could launch about two dozen units expected to...

Marian. Family House in Ullastrell

Very simple and creative use of recycled materials. ---------------------------------------- The house sits on the southeast slope of Ullastrell, a tranquil village about 45 minutes from Barcelona. An old concrete mass wall contains the inclined terrain, which is 4 meters high above the street. We chose to preserve it...

Yellow House / Aguilo & Pedraza Arquitectos

Simple house with a Great view! ----------------------------------------------------------------------- The assignment consisted in designing a beach house in the town of Zapallar. The site is far from the sea in the eastern urban boundary. The sloping terrain makes the views towards the sea be preceded by roofs, streets, trees and hills. This quality of...

Green Houses

Using solar panels as wall and ceiling material. This is the idea I plan to do as well, but in a more artistic way. ------------------------- There is a story behind nearly every design I conceive. Very often the story is about coincidence or even a failure that...

Africa Fintech Foundry Headquarters

Fintech Meets Containers, two of my favorite things have merged, in Africa! -------------- Text description provided by the architects. This project is a technology accelerator and co-working space in Lagos, Nigeria. During the summer of 2016 a competition was launched to design a building for a team of software...