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More Images Emerge of House “O” by Sou Fujimoto

We wrote before about this rocky coast house in Japan designed by Sou (Sosuke) Fujimoto. New images from a magazine feature round out the sense of space in this dramatic concrete and glass house.

House “O”, by Sou Fujimoto Architects
via: What We Do is Secret

Private House SB in Slovenia

House SB, Pot v Smrečje 28a, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, by Matija Bevk, Vasa Perović, for Bevk Perović Arhitekti

Waterfront Living at Nurai Resort Abu Dhabi

Under Construction: these residential villas for Nurai, a resort on a natural island off the coast of Abu Dhabi, have been designed by New York-based design Studio Dror. Nurai is a 130,000 square metre island located northeast of Abu Dhabi city centre, near the northernmost tip of Saadiyat Island. SHVO is handling sales and marketing.

Nurai, Abu Dhabi, by Studio Dror

Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid to Move to China for Expo 2010

BIG’s latest project is the Danish Pavilion for Expo 2010 in Shanghai. The exhibition takes the best of living in Copenhagen and placing it in China for visitors to experience. This includes the The Little Mermaid as the center piece, a statue that has become a symbol for Denmark, this time, it will be moved temporarily to China.
“it is considerably more resource efficient moving The Little Mermaid to China, than moving 1.3 billion Chinese to Copenhagen”
- Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG

Denmark Pavillion for Shanghai Expo 2010, by BIG, in collaboration with Arup and 2+1
via: Arch Daily

Freshwater House by Chenchow Little

A Beach house in Australia, designed to beat the summer heat by simply adjusting the shades.

Freshwater House, Australia, by Chenchow Little

Osler House by Marcio Kogan

Rooms on the ground floor open out using rotating wooden panels, which are reminiscent of other elements frequently used in Brasilia. Throughout this area there is cross-ventilation. The small foyer in the entrance connects to the second floor with a delicate staircase.
The upper floor is organized in a prism of glass and concrete and is supported by stilts. The living room is in spatial continuity with the kitchen, separated only by a table used to prepare the food. All of the equipment and furniture of the kitchen are available on this table, in order that nothing vertically interrupts the visual transparency of the volume.

Osler House, Brasilia, Brazil by Marcio Kogan

Mudgee Tiny House by Casey Brown Architecture

Located in a remote area in the Australian outback, this very small house occupies a footprint of only three square meters. Built offsite and transported to its final destination, it includes a wood burning stove and rainwater collector, and the ability to shut tight when not in use.

Mudgee Permanent Camping’ Dwelling, by Casey Brown Architecture
via: Designboom

Ultimate Hides, Architecture as Holiday Destination

Jacqueline Wagar has hand-selected a collection of holiday properties that encompass contemporary architectural design, Ultimate Hides aims to promote great architecture and design through first-hand experience. By spending time within a property, visitors are able to observe & appreciate the use of materials, colour and space, as well as gain insight into the design process.

Design Destinations: Accommodation by Design, at Ultimate Hides

Julius Shulman Photographs Case Study House #21

A resident of Los Angeles since 1920, Julius Shulman has been documenting modernist architecture in Southern California and across the globe for nearly eight decades. His images of Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 22 (1960) in Los Angeles and Richard J. Neutra’s Kaufmann House (1947) in Palm Springs are among the most recognizable and iconic architectural photographs of the 20th century.

Photography: Case Study House #21, Los Angeles, USA 1958, by Pierre Koenig, at Wright

NYC Cantilevered Tower by OMA

This appealing cantilevered building by Rem Koolhaas, is designed to provide a better view towards Madison Square Park in the Flatiron district.
“Mirroring the traditional New York setback, the building’s form is at once familiar and distinctive”
- OMA founder and partner Rem Koolhaas

23 East 22nd Street, by OMA Office for Metropolitan Architecture
via: Dezeen
Image courtesy of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (© OMA)

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