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Art Accented Apartments For Creative Professionals

May 10, 2021 HD Staff 0

Imaginative people thrive in inspiring surroundings, that’s why art makes an essential home decor accent for young professionals in the creative industries. However, there also needs to be breathing space for originality to ignite and grow. These two stylish apartment interiors hit the balance just right. Based in a cool grey decor palette, the modern […]

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Remodeling of the Plaza de los Belgas / Contxto Arquitectura

May 10, 2021 Valeria Silva 0

The square is located in the urban epicentre of Collado Villalba and it is pivotal for the public use of the municipality. However, it was a rigid space detached from its surroundings due to the road traffic circulation and the perimeter parking, as well as its lack of uses and its harsh design. The square was a mere asphalt terrace devoted to hosting the weekly market, containing almost no green or rest areas.

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READ & Architects builds retirement house that doubles as a vacation home in Japanese mountain town

May 10, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Symbiotic House for Life After Retirement by READ & Architects

This house near Japan’s Mount Asama was designed by READ & Architects for a couple starting their retirement, but it can also be used as a vacation home by their children and grandchildren. Located in Karuizawa, a resort town in the mountains of Nagano Prefecture, Symbiotic House for Life After Retirement was planned with flexibility

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Germane Barnes Wins 2021 Wheelwright Prize

May 10, 2021 Eric Baldwin 0

Germane Barnes has won the 2021 Wheelwright Prize from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. The $100,000 prize will fund two years of travel and research for Barnes’s proposal Anatomical Transformations in Classical Architecture, an examination of classical Roman and Italian architecture through the lens of non-white constructors. Barnes will study how spaces have been transformed through the material contributions of the African Diaspora while creating new possibilities within investigations of Blackness.

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“The home of the future is looking a lot like the home of the past”

May 10, 2021 Sonia Solicari 0
Stay Home collecting project

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many to rethink how they use their homes. Director of London’s Museum of the Home Sonia Solicari outlines six ways that future homes could be informed by the past. Lockdowns have challenged how we think and feel about our homes. At the heart of many conversations about the future is

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