Dynamic Geometry in Contemporary Architecture - Pitched Roof House
This stunning architectural statement is an example of contemporary architecture at its dynamic best. The energy of the design comes initially
a+u Architecture and Urbanism Magazine - from Tokyo (Japan)
Welcome to a+u Web Magazine! First published in January 1971, a+u – Architecture & Urbanism – is an architectural magazine in Japanese and English that provides information on architecture around the globe to a global readership. As Japan's only monthly periodical dedicated to disseminating information on architecture around the world, a+u has been widely and actively read by the architecture community since its inaugural issue. The magazine's research network extends around the globe…
Houses to take your breath away
Perched on dramatic cliff tops, nestling in lush jungles, deceptively simple lines and stark sihouettes... published by Taschen in two volumes, the beautifully presented '100 Contemporary Houses' shows some of the most stylish private homes from all around the world and gives a glimpse of how modern architects tackle environmental challenges and adapt to local conditions.
Shell / ARTechnic architects
Completed in 2008 in Kitasaku District, Japan. Images by Nacasa & Partners Inc. A large shell shaped structure finds itself in the middle of the woods. It is hard to determine what exactly the structure is, and unlike the...
Shell by ARTechnic architects | Dezeen
Japanese architects ARTechnic have completed Shell, a holiday villa in Karuizawa, Japan. The two-storey, concrete house comprises two tubes with oval sections, arranged around a fir tree. The floor is raised 1.4 metres from the ground; the architects intended to minimise time spent on maintaining the property by separating the house from its natural surroundings.
Japanese Shell House - Japanese Architecture
This beautiful house, designed by Japanese architecture firm Artechnic, is simply breathtaking. You will find the Shell House located deep in the woods of Karuizawa, Japan, where its double-elliptical, shell-like shapes blend with its magnificent surroundings. The Shell House is made of reinforced concrete and wood, offering vast wooden decks and floor to ceiling windows. …