This “Urban Cabin” in Sao Paulo is an unconventional project by architect Fabio Galeazzo. He transformed an old abandoned house into a contemporary Shack with a playful and warm atmosphere that brings back the idea of one space living, matching technology and design, proposing a
In TrendHome today we are reviewing the work of Dutch design studio Denieuwegeneratie and their amazing work on the Dutch Mountain House. The underground house is embedded beneath a mound of earth at a Dutch nature reserve. While I’m loving the concept of the house itself, I’m even more in love with the furniture and details of [...]
Paper might not be the best material when it comes to keeping things in one piece, but Ingrid Siliakus manages to do so with amazing success. The Amsterdam-born artist first discovered “paper architecture”—the art of creating an object out of a single piece of paper—through Prof. Masahiro Chatani, who originated the art form in the
The Spa House designed by Metropolis Design in Cape Town, South Africa, is set on the mountainside on the urban edge of Hout Bay, overlooking the bay and harbour, and surrounded by weathered sandstone formations. The primary design intention was to integrate the building with the powerful landscape and to derive its poetics from the [...]
You may remember Daniel Arsham’s work after our last Armory show highlights. Arsham is an artist in an architect’s world. Although he majored in art, most of his friends are architects, his pieces show his love for form and structure, and he’s even one-half of architecture firm Snarkitechture with Alex Mustonen. In the realm of [...]
A huge redevelopment of Taichung City in Taiwan is underway in order to create a “Gateway City” where an abandoned former airport block lies. The competition to take on the development ended on November 11th and the winner is Sou Fujimoto Architects in collaboration with Taiwanese firm Fei & Cheng associates with their ’21st century [...]
Jonathan Leijonhufvud photographs architecture, interiors, engineering and spatial reproductions. Born in Sweden, raised in China, Jonathan works throughout Asia with offices in Bejing and Hong Kong. The images here are made with ‘two eyes’, a large format film cameras and a medium format digital capture.
Built by architecture studio Eastern Design Office, this Japanese Flatiron inspired building is located in the district of Youkaichi in Shiga Prefecture. A triangular residential complex of 13 meters height with 7 apartments each composed of a living room of 13 m2, two bed rooms with 13 m2 and 9m2, a prefabricated bathroom, a kitchen system [...]
TrendHome today is Nakahouse, located high in the Hollywood Hills, just below the Hollywood sign. Designed by LA based firm XTEN Architecture, the abstract remodel of a 1960′s hillside home was completely reconfigured, and the exterior was opened up to the hillside views and the natural beauty of the surroundings.
Whether it’s for a long weekend or vacation, the Hamptons is the favorite getaway for New Yorkers and in Trendhome today is a true modern marvel! Located at Montauk Point, this 4,585 sqft ocean front modern masterpiece dissolves boundaries between interior and exterior. Designed by
In TrendHome today is a beautiful modern residence in the Hollywood Hills. Designed by LA based firm XTEN Architecture and named ‘Open House’ based on the ventilation system where every elevation of the house is open to capture the prevailing breezes to passively ventilate and cool the house. This residence is embedded into a sharply sloping [...]
Located Washington, D.C. the Barcode House designed by David Jameson Architect gets its name from design details that are inspired by.. well, barcodes! Minimalist design exploring juxtapositions between the heavy and light and the old and the new. No privacy, but a lot of light, I personally would see this more as an office than [...]