the green box project rises as the renovation of a small disused garage, accessory to a weekend house situated on the slopes of the raethian alps. a structure realised with lightweight metal galvanized profiles and steel wires wraps the existent volume and transforms it into a tridimensional support for the climbing vegetation
herve van der straeten home
when 24-year-old charlotte perriand walked into the studio of le corbusier looking for a job, he turned her away. “we don’t embroider cushions here,” the master said. his mind quickly changed when he saw the bar sous le toît rooftop space she created in aluminum, nickel-plated copper, and glass for the salon d’automne in paris. the two embarked on a ten-year collaboration—along with Corbusier’s partner and cousin pierre jeanneret—that produced such pieces as the iconic grand comfort, a leather and metal chair that debuted at the 1929 salon d’automne.
raymond loewy house
designed by palm springs architect albert frey, built in 1946-47 as a bachelor retreat
tom ford‘s ranch by tadao ando in santa fe; beautiful
the maison de verge, in paris was constructed in the early modern style of architecture; the house’s design emphasized three primary traits: honesty of materials, variable transparency of forms, and juxtaposition of “industrial” materials and fixtures with a more traditional style of home décor. the primary materials used were steel, glass, and glass block. love love love!
the h3 / 314 architecture studio in athens, greece is spectacular. i love this for so many reasons.