Beautiful Buildings Below Ground, curated by Yellowtrace

Beautiful Buildings Below The Ground.

Sunken buildings sitting below the ground are a scary thought. Dark, hidden hovels that cause claustrophobia and fear of your surroundings collapsing in on you while you sleep. Ok, that is being slightly melodramatic, but...
Bacopari House by UNA Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil | Yellowtrace.

Bacopari House by UNA Arquitetos // São Paulo, Brazil.

If I had to nominate a favourite typology in domestic architecture (it’s a question we’re all asked most days), it would be the courtyard house. And this one, by São Paulo’s UNA Arquitetos, is a cracker. A good...
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Greenbox by Act Romegialli // Italy.

Is it just me or does this look like the kind of place where unicorns and Snow White would hang out? This outdoor dining pavilion is full of romance and fairytale whimsy. It suggests a history of slowly creeping vines...
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UID Architects, Japan.

Hiroshima based UID Architects studio was founded in 2003 by Keisuke Maeda - a clever guy who’s been pumping out the goods ever since. Clearly an advocate of designing in section and 3D, every project pushes the boundaries of solid...
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Hotel Fasano Boa Vista | Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Boy, oh boy, oh boy... Isay Weinfeld, one of Brazil’s most renowned architects, sure knows how to put together a smoking hot hotel! You may recall that I recently blogged about another fine example of...