Ashley Gardens
the kitchen from the reception room

From the living room, the kitchen is perceived as an extension of the space. The threshold separating the two rooms is delimited by a peninsula worktop with stools. This breakfast table makes the kitchen a perfect place to socialise with guests.

K house
the entrance

The entrance of the house is made through a sloping walk on the side of the plot. The upper floor faces the meeting point. The access can be seen through the curved walls.

next stop: hutopolis
the low density wall chart

The exhibition shows an infographic with the characteristics of low-density neighbourhoods. A bar chart represents the values of mobility, urban greenery or social diversity among others. These parameters are diametrically opposed to those in the dense city model, so the union of both graphs generates a hyperbolic paraboloid on the ceiling.

BolaƱos house
the dining room

The dining room is a transition space to the living room in this open-plan flat. The space is illuminated by the skylight in the ceiling and the large windows facing the garden. The interior design combines neutral colours to create an elegant atmosphere where the texture of the stone wall stands out.

K house
the courtyard

The house closes in on itself to embrace a small courtyard. This concave space opens up to the swimming pool, which dominates the slope on which the house is situated.

Ivy foundation
the multifunction room

The multifunctional room of this educational management centre has a sliding door and a blackboard wall.

Tangjiatuo planning
the aerial view from the east

Aerial view of the Tangiatuo district in Chongqing city. The new urban design integrates the industrial character of the riverside with a new sustainable approach.

Pedraza house
the kitchen

The kitchen is a generous space full of light. The continuity of the polished concrete pavement, the large windows and the distribution around an island make this room blend with the surrounding landscape.

cuƱa house
the kitchen

The kitchen has a central presence in the living room, linked to the garden. The front worktop serves as a social and meeting space, while the appliances are located on the back wall.

Zain tower
the brise-soleil

The building envelope is made of sun-shading structures. On one side the protruding slab edges, cladded with prefabricated GRC pieces, cast shadows against the glazing. The glass louvres offer an additional layer of protection.

house of arts
the exhibition hall

The exhibition hall of the House of Arts is a double-height space enclosed by the same coloured glass louvres that surround the building.

Zain tower
the twisted figure

The central core of the tower and the ring of columns around it allow the rotation of the floor slabs. This suggestive movement, gradually decreasing towards the top, is well appreciated from the street level, where the building leaves space for a public plaza.

Ivy foundation
the children’s library

Near the waiting room there is a reading corner for children. This children’s library consists of modular cubes where children can sit.

fragmented house
the swimming pool

The property has a sports pool and an outdoor spa in the front garden. This elongated pool allows for swimming, while at the far end of the house there is a jacuzzi overlooking the garden.

maragato lofts
the west elevation

The building facade aligns with heights of the adjacent buildings, blends with the historic architecture offering a regular balanced composition and it’s coronated with a zinc roof that looks like an interpretation of the traditional dormers.

W salon
the main room

The hairdressing salon has a minimalist interior design that creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Indirect light is achieved with backlit mirrors against a background of birch plywood.

Zain tower
the night view

When night falls the transparent quality of the facade turns the tower into a lantern of the city’s landscape. The vertical slats become translucent and provide privacy to the interior.

wavescape pavilion
the interior view

The interior of the pavilion has a large central column supporting the fungiform roof. Around the circular hall, there is a raised walkway that connects the different pavilions and allows a view of the sea through the faƧade.

Burke house
the courtyard

The inner courtyard articulates the space planning of the house while infusing perfectly with the countryside surrounding the property. It provides intimacy to the bedroom, abundant natural light to the living room and depth to the staircase.

cuƱa house
the ground floor

The ground floor comprises the common areas of the house, the kitchen, the living room and the dining room, from which you can access the garden through a large sliding glass door.

Ivy foundation
the entrance

The entrance has a waiting room that connects to the workshop area. The interior design is bright and combines translucent glass partitions with simple coloured furniture.

elemental complex
the birdview

The buildings occupy the plot in a hexagonal pattern. The hotel towers and offices are located in the north, while the urban density descends towards the south.

Burke house
the kitchen

The existing kitchen is refurbished and expanded to form part of the living room. A central island articulates the space, which includes a work area, a bar and a dining table.

market eight
the main entrance

The image of the mall at night is dynamic, colourful and vibrant. The pink glass louvres are oriented in opposite directions on each floor, creating an interesting glare and reflection effect.

connecting riads
the inner facade

The building envelope overlooking the inner courtyard has a simple and functional design. The regular arrangement of the windows contrasts with the position of the sliding shutters protecting them.

maragato lofts
the living room and kitchen

In contrast to the orthogonal rigidity of the exterior, the interior spaces are wrapped in soft, rounded corners. The oak flooring and the concrete ceiling offer a warm visual tone while a featured wooden slats partition serves as a transition and articulates the space.

maragato lofts
the balconies

The protruding balconies, cantilevering alternately on every floor, are almost invisible. The slim metal slab cast shadows on the lower floors, enhancing the chessboard pattern effect of the composition.

spliced towers
the physical model

The project model shows the relationship of the buildings to the landscape. The office towers have a free orientation while the residential blocks seek southern light and are oriented on a north-south axis.

wrap manifesto
the louvered facade

The institutional image of an office building does not have to be cold and intimidating. The headquarters of the Cluj Regional Council brings a welcoming, friendly and domestic design that represents an environmentally friendly building that is close to its community.

Dulwich house
the entrance hall

The visual connection of the spaces and the curated diffuse natural lighting that invades the first floor are perceived from the entrance hall, where the original design of the stairs articulates the relationship between the dining room and the office.

Pedraza house
the inner courtyard

From the entrance of the house, and through the inner courtyard, you can perceive the spaciousness of the living room, whose profusely illuminated double-height space gives a pleasant sensation of spaciousness and comfort.

connecting riads
the street view

The ground floor of this residential building includes retail units facing the boulevard, and townhouses on the side facing the urban park. From the welcoming access to the inner block, courtyard, you can see the abundance of this hidden oasis.

W salon
the detail of the backlit mirror

The backlit mirror is mounted on a white wall recess niche lined with birch wood, which creates a warm light and a natural look.

Allison house
the kitchen peninsula

The white Silestone kitchen worktop creates a generous peninsula in front of the window. This high table surrounded by ‘tractor stools’ is a perfect dining and breakfast corner.

W salon
the shopfront

The exterior faƧade of the hairdressing salon has an illuminated sign that casts the shadow of the letter W on a white wall.

next stop: hutopolis
the table with rotating panels

The exhibition space is a dark room featuring long tables with interactive rotating panels, books and video screens. The lighting consists of spotlights from the ceiling and table lamps from the Italian brand Flos that create a warm and cosy atmosphere.

spliced towers
the landscape design

The landscape design combines pedestrian areas, gardens and a man-made stream separating the residential area from the commercial area. A network of streets connects the buildings to facilitate vehicle access.

Shoreditch hotel
the view from Paul St

At nightfall, the light from the hotel windows underlines the chequered pattern of the black concrete faƧade, creating an easily recognisable icon that serves as an urban landmark for the restaurant and shopping area.

fragmented house
the front yard

The main faƧade of this contemporary style detached house has large windows and a cantilevered body overlooking the garden where the swimming pool and a gazebo are located. The ground floor has a porch in front of the dining room and kitchen.

folded auditorium
the auditorium

The acoustic ceiling of the auditorium hall is formed by several curved wooden planes that create a shell covering the grandstand. The wood also extends to the steps and floor, creating a cosy and elegant interior.

Ivy foundation
the cabinet detail

The furniture in this school management centre is made of colourful lacquered wood. They are simple and functional cupboards with concealed handles and hinges.

Dehan village
the spiral staircase

A secondary spiral staircase connects the living room with the dining room on the first floor. The relationship between the two is enhanced through the double-height space and the staircase adopts a sculptural presence reinforced by the light from the window.

K house
the living room

The living room, located at a slightly lower level than the rest of the ground floor, defines a functional, welcoming and relaxed space with large, custom-made sofas. The large windows capture the light of the sunset and make the outside garden part of this lounge area.

Burke house
the staircase

The stairs take on prominence by visually connecting the interior spaces and establishing the formal language of the building’s exterior. This promenade is a contrast between the warm interior and the lushness of the Irish landscape that can be contemplated along the way.

K house
the balcony

The facade of the upper floor, covered in Canadian cedarwood, gives a warm and natural character to the building. Seen through the abundant vegetation, it almost looks like a wooden house hidden in the forest.

Allison house
the lounge area

The living room of the house is a multifunctional space that combines a dining room, kitchen and relaxation area. The stony-looking Ela sofas by Piet Boon placed on a polished concrete floor give a natural and organic look to the interior design.

K house
the open space

The free form that the house adopts can be appreciated in the interior, a fluid and diaphanous space that is defined by the views and the light.

Xu Beihong foundation
the main facade

The faƧade of the building consists of a double metal mesh envelope with angular shapes. The access is located on the first floor, through a grandstand that connects the street with the inner courtyard.

maragato lofts
the physical model

The physical model accurately represents the building in its context, where the perforated facade, illuminated, completes the corner of the plot and sets up a dialogue with the surrounding urban fabric.

hospital in the forest
the typical room

The hospital rooms are designed to ensure the well-being and health of patients. The rooms are separated by a courtyard with greenery that provides privacy and natural lighting.

connecting riads
the view from the top

From the top of the roof terrace, you can see the winding silhouette of the building and the view of the city in the background. The image conveys the symbolism of the building’s shape, its relationship with the landscape and the functionality and comfort of the apartments.

Dulwich house
the lounge area

The ground floor extension to the rear garden provides ample living space, which also receives abundant natural light through large windows and skylights.

Zain tower
the top floor

The rotation of the tower finishes on a top floor fully aligned with the urban grid. The square shape of each floorplate becomes a straight and slender figure, crowned by the sign of the telecommunications company.

Pedraza house
the dinning area

The dining area is linked to the open kitchen and the comfortable lounge area. The courtyard and the presence of the landscape flood the generous space, creating a visual connection with nature.

Shoreditch hotel
the view from Rivington st

From the streets surrounding the scheme, the hotel is adapted to the urban faƧade, with a proportion of openings similar to that of the adjoining buildings. From these streets, there is an access point to the inner courtyard that separates the hotel from the commercial area.

folded auditorium
the view from the plaza

The auditorium has an undulating shape, the white concrete faƧade forms a balcony over the main entrance facing the square. It is an organic, futuristic design that blends into the vegetation of the urban park.

BolaƱos house
the rooflight detail

The elongated skylight that opens up the roof along the stone wall emphasises the texture of the slate masonry. The back wall is painted dark grey to create a contrast with the white ceiling.

Ashley Gardens
the bathroom mirror

The bathroom vanity unit is made of dark teak wood. The lighting comes from the circular backlit mirror and the globe lamp suspended from the ceiling.

Slatina square
the birdview

The bird’s eye view of the square shows the street lighting system, consisting of flexible illuminated poles that move in the wind to create a dynamic effect. The spatial organisation of the square is based on circular shapes.

Atienza music hall
the architectural model

This three-dimensional representation, made of wood and copper, allows us to observe the project as a whole, and to understand how the accesses and levels are resolved in the steep terrain where the church is located.

Dehan village
the typical cluster of villas

The diagonal arrangement of the houses does not only respond to the triangulation of the land. The rotation of the villas results in obtuse and sharp angles that allow for privacy control. In each group of houses, residents can enjoy the landscape without seeing the neighbours.

Burke house
the north elevation

The master bedroom of the house opens to the north with a large opening of sliding doors. The vertical rotating wooden slats function as a shutter, controlling the lighting and privacy of the space.

Pedraza house
the staircase

The staircase is defined by the profile of its steps, lined with oak wood. The light sets the rest of the space, where the doors and railings are concealed to give prominence to the ascending path.

performing arts complex
the cafeteria

The cafeteria of the performing arts centre is enclosed by an undulating faƧade made of twisted wooden slats that form a dynamic and protective envelope.

market eight
the view from the river

The different levels of the shopping centre stand out as horizontal lines on the colourful faƧade of the building. The escalators connecting the different floors on the outside contribute to the organic and dynamic image of the building.

Ashley Gardens
the reception room

The living/dining room enjoys views of the street, and has access to the balcony. The herringbone wooden flooring contrasts with the white walls and ceilings and the neutral colours of the furniture.

Ashley Gardens
the bathroom

The bathroom is clad in Italian Statuario marble in a herringbone pattern. The design features simple lines. The shower tray is integrated into the floor and the taps and fittings are in matt black lacquered steel.

next stop: hutopolis
the three-dimensional chart

The main hall of the exhibition displays a three-dimensional graphic depicting the disparity of urban models in China. The graphic forms a hyperbolic paraboloid that occupies the ceiling like a huge infographic. The ultraviolet light makes the white lines stand out against the black background.

Dulwich house
the garden pivot door

The new rear faƧade of the building has a strong, contemporary look. A steel frame subtly emphasizes the profile of the building, converted into a large flared window. When the pivot door opens, the garden becomes a natural extension of the interior.

maragato lofts
the south facade

The carefully designed facade combines glass and steel protruding balconies with rhythmic recessed openings. The aluminium windows are framed in the stone facade, covered with a brick-patterned limestone cladding.

Zain tower
the laminated glass wire mesh

From inside the offices, the arabesque motifs of the louvres can be seen. The brass metal mesh is compressed into the glass when this is in a semi-molten state. It becomes a decorative and strengthening component of the glass fins.

Slatina square
the physical model

The urban design of this square in front of the promenade is like a pattern of circles of different sizes. The skylights, lampposts, gardens and fountains are linked together like a constellation. The wood and aluminium model also shows the entrances to the underground car park beneath the square.

cuƱa house
the view from the top floor

From the first floor of the CuƱa house, you can see the living room through an interior balcony. This space serves as a work area and lobby before entering the master bedroom.

K house
the dining area

The dining area is a bright and spacious space. The windows with curved glass form a sort of modern conservatory or veranda overlooking the garden, protected by the cantilever of the upper terrace.

Pedraza house
the lounge area

The living room is the heart of the house. The double-height space vertebrates the areas of daily use and connects it with the outdoor landscape. The kitchen is separated by recessed sliding glass doors that open up space, so the living is linked to the bar located there.

Shoreditch hotel
the view from Pitfield St

The curved shape of the faƧade responds to the flow of pedestrians and bicycles crossing the intersection between the two main streets. The building opens up like a giant curtain to allow passage with a welcoming gesture.

hospital in the forest
the view from the plaza

The comprehensive transplantation centre is a building that, despite its powerful form, has a friendly appearance thanks to its wooden louvred faƧade. This double envelope protects and unifies it, allowing a highly functional interior space planning.

performing arts complex
the birdview

The bird’s eye view of the performing arts complex shows the radial layout of the master plan, with buildings covered with undulating roofs around the marina.

Dulwich house
the staircase

The stairs are designed as a sculptural piece of furniture. Made of natural and lacquered wood, they provide wide steps towards the second floor while hiding a small toilet underneath. On the side, and following an orthogonal composition, they form a bookcase in front of the dining room.

Pedraza house
the open-plan ground floor

The ground floor is a mosaic of interconnected spaces through glass partitions. The visual relationship between them gives a sensation of amplitude, and the simplicity of the forms and finishes create a serene atmosphere in connection with nature.

Tangjiatuo planning
the detailed northeast view

The eastern part of the master plan has a primarily residential use. The different sectors are connected with large green areas that correspond to the valleys and rivers and serve as urban parks.

Xu Beihong foundation
the exterior view

The museum is located in an urban park with abundant vegetation. The form of the building is simple, a sober box, wrapped in a semi-transparent faƧade of angular shapes in shiny metal.

spliced towers
the detail of the towers faƧade

View of the office towers. The faƧade is formed by a curtain wall of stone, glass and wood in dark colours to form a modern and contemporary design.

fragmented house
the view from the porch

From the front porch of this modern home, covered by a cantilevered roof, the silhouette of the nearby village can be seen. The simple tempered glass balustrade protects the deck without obscuring the landscape, while the natural stone wall contrasts with the smooth finishes of the exterior.

next stop: hutopolis
the main hall

The main exhibition hall is a dark cubic space with four illuminated tables corresponding to the principles of urban research. Above these displays is an illuminated three-dimensional graphic.

Pengshui city planning
the satellite image

The satellite image of the city of Pengshui shows the confluence of the rivers and the expansion of the city on both sides of the mountain.

maragato lofts
the view from the alley

From the narrow perpendicular street, the building is mysterious and elegant, showing its similarities and differences with the rest of historical buildings.

next stop: hutopolis
the detail of the exhibition desk

The long tables are high and allow you to comfortably read the information contained in the catalogues for each project. The ‘city visions’ edition of the exhibition was sponsored by Flos, which supplied the D’E-light lamps designed by Philippe Starck.

Atienza music hall
the nave and the apse

The nave of the church is represented with a new steel structure. In this way, the space becomes an open-air auditorium where you can enjoy the music and the view of the landscape while appreciating the ruin as per the original layout.

Ivy foundation
the reception desk

The reception desk is a two-height piece of furniture with a PC keyboard tray and several drawers made of pink lacquered MDF.

K house
the slatted wooden facade

The wooden slatted faƧade of the upper floor, topped by the line of the flat roof slab, cuts out the lush vegetation at the back.

next stop: hutopolis
the artwork detail

Detail of the illustrations and infographics used to explain the four urban principles on which the research project is based. The content of the exhibition is in English and Chinese, and the documentaries are presented in the original version with subtitles.

Ivy foundation
the bookcase

The bespoke white wall-mounted bookcase has an original and functional design, with shelves at different heights, creating a rhythm of recesses.

Dehan village
the landscape design

The resort is designed to offer guests a quiet and relaxed space in connection with nature. The landscape design is formed by a network of pedestrian paths and the gardens offer a subtle range of colours and textures.

house of arts
the site model

The building completes an urban block in an area bordering the historic centre and a busy ring road.

connecting riads
the boulevard view

From the broad boulevard, the building presents a resounding and iconic image. The silhouette is reminiscent of the archetype of the gabled-roofed house, providing an exciting play of scales.

wavescape pavilion
the birdview

The pavilion occupies a central position in the bay in front of the thematic exhibition site. From the pavilion’s terrace, you can see the marina, the quay and the breakwater.

performing arts complex
the promenade towards the marina

The undulating concrete roofs and meandering walls of wooden slats characterise the pavilions that make up the building. The pedestrian walkways leading to the marina are landscaped with lush bamboo shrubs.

maragato lofts
the view from the plaza

From the public space of the plaza, the design of the facade offers a playful arrangement of openings and balconies. These are perfectly aligned with the levels of the nearby buildings, and they keep the same proportion.

wrap manifesto
the main elevation

From the main avenue, the green faƧade of the building can be seen, blending in with the vegetation of the urban landscape. The walkway linking the top of the hill becomes the roof of the ground floor, which extends to form an entrance canopy.

folded auditorium
the view from the stage

From the stage, you can see the configuration of the acoustic ceiling, formed by curved surfaces mounted on top of each other, like the shell of an armadillo. The stage lighting is placed between the suspended planes of the ceiling, while the hall receives light from the small recessed spotlights that resemble a starry sky.

Zain tower
the view from 15th avenue

The tower is the tallest building of this diplomatic district of Khartoum, the slender figure is seen from the main avenue, and the twisted facade is a distinctive feature that symbolised the essence of Zain’s brand.

Dehan village
the dining room

The dining room on the first floor is a generous space that is linked to the service area and kitchen located behind the stairwell. The different levels seem to float in the space, an effect reinforced by the glass railings protecting them.

Zain tower
the interior

The interior is a luminous and diaphanous space. The white ceiling and the polished concrete floor give a feeling of spaciousness.

Pedraza house
the master bathroom

The rational and pure design of the bathroom is based on easy-to-clean surfaces, naturally textured materials and cosy indirect lighting.

market eight
the view from the courtyard

The main entrance to the shopping centre is located in one of the larger courtyards. This public space serves as a plaza for events and visually articulates the different levels of the building.

connecting riads
the riad facade

The massing of the building is a balance of filled and empty spaces. The large openings are balanced with the rotundity of the hanging balconies, cantilevering over the inner courtyard.

Shoreditch hotel
the site physical model

In comparison with the urban fabric surrounding the hotel, the form of the building stands out for its dynamism and fluidity. The effect of the faƧade can be seen in the surrounding model, where the building completes the block and offers a new urban facade to the square.

market eight
the facade detail

Flows of people, personnel and goods are very important in shopping centres. The Market Eight consists of a striking semi-transparent faƧade and a series of interlocking slabs that make it easy to find your way around the building.

BolaƱos house
the living room

The heart of the house is the living room, lit by large windows and a skylight. The dark walls contrast with the ceiling and the white leather Barcelona armchairs designed by Mies van Der Rohe. The texture of the natural stone wall is highlighted by the zenithal light from the skylight.

Ashley Gardens
the masterbedroom

The refurbishment project of this London flat includes the replacement of the original windows and interior finishes. The contemporary style of the interior design blends with the existing Victorian decorative elements.

K house
the rear garden

The living room has views towards the west, to capture the sunset light. A large window with curved glass opens to the rear garden, which has a comfortable space to gather around the fire.

hospital in the forest
the view from the urban park

The park connecting the campus and the new transplant centre slopes up towards the south. The landscape provides access through stairs and ramps, so the building is discovered through the forest on the way up to the main plaza.

Pedraza house
the porch

The cantilevered canopy that covers the porch of the house frames the view of the landscape. The living room becomes a glass enclosure, which opens a corner to see the horizon.

Tangjiatuo planning
the masterplan birdview

The visualisation shows the master plan applied to the topography of the terrain. The colours indicate the land use, which makes it possible to appreciate the relationship between the infrastructure and the slope.

next stop: hutopolis
the booklet display table

Each project in the exhibition is displayed on a table with a book containing graphic content and a screen with a documentary video. The project developed by Tsinghua University in Beijing explains the reuse of collective housing buildings in the hutong.

Shoreditch hotel
the facade detail

The faƧade of the hotel is made of prefabricated lightweight concrete elements, which form triangles to create a dark-coloured ruled surface on which the openings stand out like a chessboard.

ramp up the 'mun
the physical model

The model of the building shows the relationship of the new flats to the old structure. The central square becomes a multifunctional public space for art.

fragmented house
the dressing room

On the first floor of the house is the master bedroom, a large space with bathroom, solarium and dressing room overlooking the front garden.

Pengshui city planning
the aerial view

Pengshui is a city set in a mountainous landscape that has grown without planning, resulting in infrastructure and diversity problems. The strategic plan proposes a package of measures to improve the quality of life through urban planning.

Shoreditch hotel
the aerial view

From the aerial view, the urban presence of the hotel can be seen in its context. The dark figure slightly turned towards the intersection and the design of its iconic checkered faƧade create a symbolic and recognisable image.

Pedraza house
the kitchen and the courtyard

The timeless design of the kitchen is based on the warmth of the wood and the simplicity of the white surfaces. The furniture is modular and functional with large oak drawers.

Tangjiatuo planning
the aerial view from the south

Aerial view of the Tangjiatuo district in Chongqing city. The urban master plan proposes a new land-use distribution while preserving the old town.

cuƱa house
the exposed concrete stairs

The concrete stairs have been carefully cast to create a sculptural and minimalist element whose silhouette can be seen through the translucent glass of the window.

cuƱa house
the exterior view

The simple exterior form of the house stands out against the flat landscape of the valley, while the white mountains can be seen in the background.

Tangjiatuo planning
the southwest detailed birdview

The western part of the master plan is bordering the consolidated urban fabric near the river. At the top of the hills a business centre is proposed, connected to the residential area by a bridge across the green belt of the valley.

next stop: hutopolis
the four principles desks

The exhibition hall has four illuminated tables with infographics and illustrations explaining the four fundamentals of urban planning. Above the displays, the ceiling of the space is covered with a three-dimensional graphic of white lines illuminated with ultraviolet light on a black background.

fragmented house
the living room

The main entrance to the house is hidden behind a natural stone wall which provides privacy to the dining room. The living room overlooks the front garden through a large window that can be opened with sliding doors.

fragmented house
the main entrance

From the main entrance, you can see the symbolic shape of the volume of the house, which resembles a series of overlapping boxes. A generous corridor leads to the main entrance hall, which is enclosed by a natural stone wall at the front.

Xu Beihong foundation
the atrium

The central atrium of the building is a space illuminated by a large skylight. The plasticity of its concrete walls reminds us of a natural cave dominated by the stairs leading to the upper level.

wavescape pavilion
the view from the seaside

From the seashore, the circular modules of the pavilion are enveloped in a translucent skin formed by the horizontal slats floating in the sea.

Zain tower
the retail store

The tower base leaves a public space on the corner of the plot to mark the entrance of the flagship store. This gesture defines the rotation of the tower and provides a welcoming access point protected by the cantilever of the floors above.

Pedraza house
the cantilever

The house is an open viewpoint that captures and forms part of the landscape. With a simple gesture, the flat green roof is extended to form a cantilevered porch. The simple materials are combined with pure lines and the transparency of the large windows.

Dulwich house
the bench

The rough texture of the old brick party wall of the house becomes a distinctive element enhanced by the zenithal light from the skylight. Along this wall, there is a wooden seat, it’s an informal piece of furniture that serves as a sofa, bookshelf and tv bench.

BolaƱos house
the kitchen

The kitchen is separate from the living room and is open to the garden. The modular furniture is minimalist and made of dark natural wood and white lacquered doors.

connecting riads
the big facade openings

The housing blocks have large holes or perforations that allow light to enter the courtyards. These semi-public spaces have abundant vegetation and allow residents to enjoy a garden with views.

house of arts
the facade detail

The faƧade of this public building is made of coloured glass louvres. The floor slabs on each floor are free-form and form balconies and overhangs.

next stop: hutopolis
the touch screen application

A child interacts with the touch screen of the exhibition which, like an urban game, allows you to drag and drop elements in the urban space to create your own hutong. The iinteractive app allows you to understand the urban parameters that determine the diversity of traditional Chinese neighbourhoods.

Allison house
the back garden

The rear elevation of the house is designed with restrained and contemporary language. The sophisticated faƧade of wooden slats blends with the traditional brick walls. The simple, functional landscaping of the back garden together with the white wooden fences bring even light into the interior.

K house
the kitchen

The design of the kitchen offers a luminous and minimalist aspect. The central island and the back wall are covered with white ceramic tiles forming a vertical pattern. The fixtures and fittings in matt black stand out on the synthetic quartz worktop.

Burke house
the main facade

The building facade conveys in a simple and elegant gesture the interior layout and the control of natural light, privacy and views. The concrete slabs create a continuous enclosure carefully protected by the glass and the wooden slats.

Allison house
the double height space

The extension of the house introduces an interior courtyard that provides light to the living/dining room. In front of the elongated courtyard window, a double-height gap is formed to change the perception of space and bring a feeling of spaciousness to the ground floor.

Dulwich house
the skylights

The skylight is a delicate composition made of stainless steel profiles, tempered glass and plasterboard that serves to conceal the beams of the new slab structure. The flared shape of the openings allows more light to enter and enhances the dynamic appearance of the ceiling.

Atienza music hall
the building and the landscape

The intervention on the ruin is shown as a sculptural element with a protective character. Its form, with a definite contemporary language, responds to the distant landscape while intends to become a landmark.

wrap manifesto
the physical model

The building is situated close to a steep slope, so the new extension also serves as a pedestrian bridge connecting the upper street with the main avenue. This secondary public access is linked to the access to the multi-purpose hall.

connecting riads
the urban facade

The facade towards the boulevard has a series of balconies protected by sliding panels. These wooden shutters have a Moroccan tracery design that suggests a traditional reference to the contemporary design of the building.

Shoreditch hotel
the view from Old St

The building is presented as a rotund, stone volume with a chequered pattern of faƧade openings. This solid, almost tectonic composition is distorted by the deformation of the solid, which turns into a provocative gesture as it reacts to the flow of urban traffic.

cuƱa house
the reception room

From the garden, the living room occupies a central position between the open kitchen, the travertine windbreak at the entrance and the concrete stairs leading to the upper floor.

Ivy foundation
the children’s library detailed view

The children’s library is made up of a composition of wooden cubes that can be clustered together to form a scalable piece of furniture in which to store books and sit and read.

next stop: hutopolis
the oversized touch screen

A large touch screen allows visitors to the exhibition to interact with the urban parameters of the Hutong and to understand the balance and diversity of the neighbourhood. The screens are made of projection, infrared cameras and sensors that detect movement. Users can drag and drop buildings to modify the urban fabric.

Slatina square
the physical model detailed view

The urban design of Slatina Square features a series of circular elements that function as water features, gardens, kiosks or street furniture. The result is a fun and informal design that allows for multiple uses of public space.

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the table and screen module

The spatial planning of the exhibition space allows several groups of people to enjoy the content simultaneously in a calm and evocative atmosphere. Each table is associated with a screen on which a documentary is projected to expand on the information shown in the books and rotating panels.

Zain tower
the vertical glass shades

The architectural solar glass is protected with sun glades for an optimised daylight and energy control. The glazed shades are made of laminated glass with a metal frit.

Dehan village
the village skyline and the mountains

The landscape composition is based on a rhythmic and almost melodic repetition of key elements. The orientation of the houses, their levels and the random window sizes result in an arbitrary and naive appearance, similar to the vernacular architecture.

Shoreditch hotel
the hotel room

The hotel is designed for young people looking for an urban experience. The industrial-style interior design combines concrete, metal and wood to create a minimalist and functional atmosphere.

market eight
the physical model

The top view of the model of the building shows the meandering silhouette of the shopping centre. The zig-zag shape creates courtyards open to the landscape.

Xu Beihong foundation
the top terrace

The upper part of the building leads to the terrace, a space where the tour of the exhibition rooms ends, where visitors can enjoy the natural surroundings where the museum is located.

BolaƱos house
the stone wall

The interior of the living room has a black natural stone wall illuminated by a skylight. The dining table separates the foyer from the lounge area and is surrounded by stackable chairs designed by Vener Panton.

folded auditorium
the staircase

From the entrance hall to the auditorium, the upper floor can be accessed via an elegant staircase suspended by steel cables. The foyer is a large and luminous space with a view of the vertical garden that covers the party wall of the nearby building.

Burke house
the walking wardrobe

The dressing room is a warm and comfortable space with large floor-to-ceiling wardrobes on both sides. The window to the garden provides abundant natural light sifted by the wooden slats, close enough to give privacy but separated to appreciate the landscape.

fragmented house
the staircase

The stairs occupy a central place in the entrance hall, they have a sculptural and minimalist design with a glass balustrade that allows the silhouette of the steps to be seen.

Burke house
the recessed headboard

Architecture and interior design are considered as a whole, so the bespoke furniture is perfectly integrated into the configuration of the space. The bed headboard, the bedside tables and the lights form a proportionate and elegant composition recessed in the wall.

Dehan village
the living room

The living room has a large window to enjoy the views of the landscape. This double-height space is connected to the dining room through a spiral staircase and also has access to the guest room on the ground floor.

ramp up the 'mun
the facade detailed view

The block containing the artists’ studios consists of units with double-height spaces that can be used as workshops. The faƧade and roof are pierced by large windows of different sizes.

maragato lofts
the facade

The shape of the faƧade openings responds to defined visual axes. The protruding balconies and the angled recesses seek to achieve the best views of the surroundings.

wavescape pavilion
the view from the marina

The themed pavilion for the World Expo floats on the sea and is connected to the quay via a gangway. The floating faƧade of horizontal slats creates a moirƩ effect as it moves with the waves.

Burke house
the master bedroom

The bedroom is a spacious and functional space open to the landscape. The furniture merges with the architecture to create a warm and cosy atmosphere governed by light and textures.

folded auditorium
the cafeteria

The cafeteria is located under the auditorium stands, as can be seen in the curved reinforced concrete ceiling. This open-plan space is fragmented by a combination of fixed wooden counters and an arrangement of informal loose furniture so the space works also as a waiting room.

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the desk with rotating panels

The exhibition tables have rotating panels that allow the public to interact with the content and discover information and images of the projects. The subtle lighting of the space, which focuses attention on the content rather than the continent, creates a mysterious and evocative atmosphere.

house of arts
the physical model

The model of the building, which is made out of methacrylate, shows the concept of the architectural work: the House of Arts is made up of different capsules between round-shaped planes.

spliced towers
the office towers

The four office towers have a faƧade clad in wood, natural stone and glass. The composition forms a pattern of irregular vertical lines in shades of brown and ochre.

Dehan village
the master bedroom

The master bedroom enjoys not only the wide exterior views but also the spaciousness of the double-height interior space that connects the living room and the dining room.

Dulwich house
the dinning room view

The skylight in the living room forms a strategic visual axis with the dining room, from which the rear garden of the house can be seen. Diffused light floods the space, decorated with Nordic style furniture.

Dehan village
the view of the village from the south

The resort, seen from the lowest part of the land, looks like a village immersed in a forest. The methodical variation of the houses produces a random and capricious effect, a natural articulation that invites guests to explore and discover mysterious spaces.

hospital in the forest
the entrance lobby

The entrance lobby is a welcoming double-height space for staff and visitors to gather and meet. The area is well illuminated, enclosed by a curtain wall and a generous reception desk.

folded auditorium
the auditorium acoustic ceiling

The overlapping wooden strips that wrap around the ceiling create a dynamic and contemporary image of the auditorium’s interior. The texture of the curved wood together with the random arrangement of the ceiling lights creates a warm atmosphere with excellent acoustic conditions.

wrap manifesto
the entrance lobby

The main entrance hall is a generous, well-lit double-height space with a large reception desk and serves as a foyer for the multifunctional conference room.

market eight
the rear facade

Market Eight is a free-form, undulating building that encloses courtyards between its curves. The faƧade is a permeable envelope formed by coloured glass louvres. The landscape design surrounding the building continues this organic language.

hospital in the forest
the nursing station

The centralized nursing station provides a visual connection with the patient’s rooms and other areas of the hospital. The space is warm and welcoming, intuitive to circulate around and well illuminated.

fragmented house
the front porch

The first-floor bedroom forms a cantilever over the ground floor. This semi-covered space creates a porch in front of the dining room and kitchen which is raised above the garden level. The natural stone wall contrasts with the simple materials of the faƧade and the floor.

Slatina square
the furniture detailed view

The proposal for the urban design of this square proposes an ingenious and experimental system for temporarily removing street furniture when necessary. The tables and chairs are hidden under the pavement by means of a hydraulic system.

Ivy foundation
the workshop area

In the central part of the premises is the workshop area, which has a low unit of pink lacquered wood and a shelving unit built into the wall.

Tangjiatuo planning
the urban infraestructure

Works of the Tangjiatuo residential district in Chongqing, the new urban network of streets provides an efficient transportation system in line with the urban density.

Zain tower
the facade detail

The external facade of the tower is defined by a series of horizontal slabs. Prefabricated pieces of GRC cover the edges, carefully positioned to cover the part exposed of the floor below due to the rotation of the storeys. Between them, a series of vertical louvres protect the glazing against the sun.

Burke house
the garden

The facade towards the garden is an iconic element of the building. Its unique elevation expresses the function of the interior spaces, and the view of the courtyard adds depth to the structure.

cuƱa house
the view from the garden

The double-height living room space opens onto the outdoor garden through a large sliding glass door that allows you to enjoy the serene view of the landscape.

connecting riads
the south courtyard

The large block courtyards are pedestrian areas with abundant vegetation. The gardens have fountains and tropical trees, giving the perception of a fresh oasis in the heart of the residential compound.

elemental complex
the view from the courtyard

The hexagonal configuration of the residential complex gives rise to pedestrianised public squares with commercial premises on the ground floor.

Dehan village
the typical villa elevation

The facade of the villas is rendered with polished cement mortar. The expansion joints hold metal profiles inserted and connect the diagonals of the windows. The result is an almost stony texture in which the brightness of the brass profiles stands out.

connecting riads
the top terrace

The building is lower towards the urban park located behind the boulevard, so the roof is formed by a series of staggered terraces, with abundant vegetation, which enjoys the pleasant views.

BolaƱos house
the entrance hall

The house is distributed around the kitchen and the garden. The sloping roof gives more height to the ceiling in the living room and descends towards the bedrooms. The entrance hall articulates the spaces for daytime use, from where you can also go out into the garden.

Dulwich house
the reception room

The kitchen is the heart of the home, so the central island is conceived as a workspace, meeting area and dining table. The ground floor is an open and luminous space, where white finish predominates in contrast with the wood and concrete flooring.

K house
the main facade

The white concrete slab path leads to the intermediate level of the plot where the house is located. From this point, the elegant silhouette of the building can be observed, a symbolic form that invites to be explored in harmony with nature.

hospital in the forest
the night view

The sober form of the building is wrapped in translucent louvred skin. This permeable layer allows seeing the inner facade, made of large openings and courtyards with greenery.

connecting riads
the south courtyard

The lower part of the building encloses the most intimate and secluded garden. Around this space, there are homes on the ground floor, so they have private gardens protected by a fence along its perimeter.

hospital in the forest
the main elevation

From the main road, the building looks like a floating volume above a podium. The exposed basement provides access to the emergency room while the main lobby can be seen through the transparency of the ground floor.

Burke house
the office space

The work area on the upper floor has the best views of the house. Linked to the patio and the rear garden, the office is a quiet space with a sober and unique design.

Ashley Gardens
the open kitchen

The kitchen opens onto the living room thanks to a large opening with structural reinforcement in the load-bearing wall. The kitchen units combine dark wood, marble worktop and matt white lacquered doors.

folded auditorium
the bird view

A bird’s eye view shows the sinuous shape of the auditorium roof. This white concrete building has a folded shape that contrasts with the vegetation of the urban park.

Dulwich house
the back yard

The brick facade of the original house contrasts with the appearance of the new extension, which looks like a steel and glass box. The thickness of the roof and walls gradually decreases until it ends in a tapered steel profile that offers a light and sophisticated look.

market eight
the physical model

The building’s five interconnected volumes are adapted to the shape of the plot, which is surrounded by a river. This configuration can be seen in the model, which also shows the courtyards and the faƧade.

connecting riads
the balconies detail

The balconies, protected by perforated wooden panels, have a subtle and sophisticated design. These protective screens filter the sunlight and project the whimsical geometric richness of the lattice into the interior.

ramp up the 'mun
the view from the plaza

The structure of the old boiler house is extended by an apartment building to enclose a public square with a ramp leading up around the chimney to the roof.

fragmented house
the dining room

The dining room is strategically placed between the living room and the kitchen, protected from view from the entrance by a free-standing wall. The dining room enjoys views of the garden through a glass door that leads out onto the porch.