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    Summer house, Sweden by Tham & Videgard ArkitekterSubscription

    Building27 June, 2013

    AR House 2013 Highly Commended: Archetypal volumes of a gabled house raised soberly atop a granite bedrock gazing at the horizon of Lagnö’s archipelago

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    L-Shaped House in Korea by Byoungsoo Cho Architects

    Building27 June, 2013

    AR House 2013 Highly Commended: In it’s sensuous materiality and hidden depths, the L-Shaped House is a welcome respite from the sprawling metropolis of Seoul

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    Lucky Shophouse, Singapore by Chang ArchitectsSubscription

    Building27 June, 2013

    AR House 2013 Highly Commended: A silent facade of traditional origins hides spaces where theatrical double heights merge with tropical vegetation and textures veiled by the patina of time

  • Small_House_Index

    Small house, Japan by Unemori architectsSubscription

    Building27 June, 2013

    AR House 2013 Highly Commended: A compact house the length of a car becomes an urban paradigm for a poetic existence in the density of Tokyo’s quarters

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    Housing, Newhall, Essex by Alison Brooks Architects

    Building29 May, 2013

    The public sector points to Newhall as an exemplar for future developments, yet really its success has been dependent on the long-term planning allowed by private patronage. Having completed its latest phase, architect Alison Brooks is on a mission to champion the importance of design innovation in adding value to housing

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    Wa Shan Guesthouse, Xiangshan, China by Wang ShuSubscription

    Building21 May, 2013

    Drawing on traditions of scholarliness and non-conformity, Wang Shu’s new guesthouse for the China Academy of Art adds to the remote campus neighbourhood that he has been building for over a decade

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    House in Hokkaido, Japan by Kengo KumaSubscription

    Building1 April, 2013

    A prototypical house by Kengo Kuma updates an ancient approach to living through the severe winters of Japan’s northernmost island

  • Ripon Chapel by Niall McLaughlin Architects

    Ripon Chapel, Oxfordshire by Niall McLaughlin ArchitectsSubscription

    Building25 March, 2013

    Its delicate arboreal structure wrapped in an armature of stone, Ripon Collegeʼs new chapel is a subtle synthesis of nature and the sacred

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    School in Tama, Tokto by Kengo KumaSubscription

    Building24 March, 2013

    In applying historic Japanese building techniques to contemporary projects, Kengo Kuma orchestrates a synthesis of modernity and tradition, but does this approach go beyond an aesthetic level?

  • Contemporary Art Centre Interior

    Contemporary Art Centre, Spain, by Nieto Sobejano ArquitectosSubscription

    Building19 March, 2013

    Drawing on the richness of Islamic forms and geometries, Nieto Sobejano’s new art centre in Córdoba reinterprets ancient motifs through contemporary materials and spatial relationships