Posts Tagged: house

Overarching Craft

[Originally published in The Architectural Review July/August 2018] Matola, a hamlet in the semi-desert of the southeastern Spanish province of Alicante, Valencia, is a tiny crossroads that sports a community centre, health club, hardware store, supermarket, bakery, and several bar-restaurants

Overarching Craft

[Originally published in The Architectural Review July/August 2018] Matola, a hamlet in the semi-desert of the southeastern Spanish province of Alicante, Valencia, is a tiny crossroads that sports a community centre, health club, hardware store, supermarket, bakery, and several bar-restaurants

Out-of-Doors House

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #67] This remarkable house cost under €900 per m2 to build. Admittedly, mentioning the cost of construction in the very first sentence of a review may seem crass to some readers, but building successful architecture

Out-of-Doors House

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #67] This remarkable house cost under €900 per m2 to build. Admittedly, mentioning the cost of construction in the very first sentence of a review may seem crass to some readers, but building successful architecture

Architecture Without ‘Parti’: Erwin Broner’s House and Studio in Ibiza

One of the first lessons every student learns in architecture school is that an architectural design must always be based on a “parti,” or a “big idea” that can be neatly summed up in a simple diagram. As we know, this can

Architecture Without ‘Parti’: Erwin Broner’s House and Studio in Ibiza

One of the first lessons every student learns in architecture school is that an architectural design must always be based on a “parti,” or a “big idea” that can be neatly summed up in a simple diagram. As we know, this can

Still Nurbing Along

Enric Ruiz Geli’s Villa Nurbs is still incomplete after 13 years. The good news is, however, that it does not appear to be an abandoned construction site, as I had previously suspected in an entry to this blog posted over three years

Still Nurbing Along

Enric Ruiz Geli’s Villa Nurbs is still incomplete after 13 years. The good news is, however, that it does not appear to be an abandoned construction site, as I had previously suspected in an entry to this blog posted over three years

Size Isn’t Everything: A House Inside a House by Josep Ferrando

  [Originally published in Mark Magazine #57] It’s been said that the most difficult thing to design in architecture is a house. No, not an airport, a hospital, a skyscraper, or even a mass-housing project for that matter; but a

Size Isn’t Everything: A House Inside a House by Josep Ferrando

  [Originally published in Mark Magazine #57] It’s been said that the most difficult thing to design in architecture is a house. No, not an airport, a hospital, a skyscraper, or even a mass-housing project for that matter; but a

The Art Studio-Museum

[Originally published in Oris Magazine #92] Situated on the distant side of the forested hillcrest that overlooks Barcelona, the Arranz-Bravo Studio by Garcés – de Seta – Bonet Arquitectes is a tranquil, daylight-filled, introverted chamber of monolithic concrete set amongst trees

The Art Studio-Museum

[Originally published in Oris Magazine #92] Situated on the distant side of the forested hillcrest that overlooks Barcelona, the Arranz-Bravo Studio by Garcés – de Seta – Bonet Arquitectes is a tranquil, daylight-filled, introverted chamber of monolithic concrete set amongst trees