• Tag: glass


    Video // Recycled Window House by Nick Olson & Lilah Horwitz.

    21st July

    Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz built a recycled window house made entirely out of salvaged materials and found objects set in the West Virginia Countryside.



    Mölle by the Sea by Elding Oscarson // Sweden.

    24th June

    Sweden – top three in my list of places I’d be from if I wasn’t from here. Elding Oscarson – similarly top-ranking in the sort of architects I’d be if I was in that league. So what joy today’s post brings – it’s a house in Sweden by Elding Oscarson! We’re out on a peninsula jutting westwards into the sound separating Sweden from Denmark (also top three). In the town of Mölle, stands this Y-shaped house for a young family. The architect’s statement explains that the funny shape was hit upon to address views to all corners of the site, not just the ocean views. I’m normally wary of anything that isn’t a right angle, but there are always exceptions.



    So Hot Right Now // Translucent Buildings Made of Glass.

    6th June

    I don’t know about you but the thought of living inside a glass house seems just a little bit daunting. A person’s home is a sanctuary – a place where you can cut loose, be yourself, and… you know, walk around in your undies goddamit. On the other hand, there would be a few benefits to living in a glass house – seemingly endless spaces; no need to paint the walls, hang wallpaper or artwork as surrounding nature would ‘design’ all the interiors. Pretty neat idea, huh?



    Gallery Post // Zamora Offices by Alberto Campo Baeza.

    6th June

    The exterior of Zamora Offices by Alberto Campo Baeza is made of glass joined together with structural silicone, appearing as if entirely made of air.



    Gallery Post // Aesop Store in Kyoto Kawaramachi.

    9th May

    Aesop Kawaramachi store in Kyoto, designed by Torafu Architects, reflects the history of the neighbourhood and aligns itself with contemporary Kyoto.



    Sheats Goldstein House by John Lautner.

    6th May

    Writing about this house is a bit like chucking in my two cents about Meryl Streep. Occupying a realm beyond mere fame, the scene-stealer of countless movies, you all have an informed and long-developed opinion, and nothing I have to say will surprise you very much. I have, however, had the good fortune to have recently been inside this house. It is highly unlikely I will ever be able to say the same about Meryl Streep.




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