Had you asked me a few years ago how I felt about brick, I may have pulled a rather unenthused expression. For the longest time, bricks lived in the same brain cell as bad developer houses from the 90s. Oh, how things have changed. I am now an obsessive convert. I’ve come to realize the immense magic of that modular block and its infinite possibilities…
In 2012, young Polish firm, BUCK.ARCHITEKCI, were commissioned to redesign a three-storey new foyer for one of the largest art house cinemas in Europe – The New Horizons (Kino Nowe Horyzonty) in Wroclaw. In addition to regular film screenings, the cinema foyer also plays host to cultural festivals, exhibitions and educational programs…
As a self-appointed ambassador for Serbia and Serbian Design, I feel it is my duty to report on any exceptional-ness I see coming out of the “old country”. Which brings us to today’s post. Terra Panonica is a cultural and tourist complex located in the sleepy village of Mokrin in north-east Serbia, in the province of Vojvodina. The project consists of five houses, once an estate of a wealthy local Novak family. Two of the five properties have now been realised – Hose A (2012) and House B (2010).