Timmerhuis and PXP, both projects by OMA are emblematic buildings that bring together different worlds through their mixed uses programs. They represent a new “form” of architecture, displaying terms as fragmentation, pixelation and modularisation and become a new “game” in their users’ hands of adaptation. […]
Habitat ’67 is a historic monument, recognized around the globe. This emblematic building, had significant press coverage and caused a lot of ink to flow, both locally and internationally and still does. Not only he came up with ways to improve the housing complexes: with the prefabricated interlocking and interconnecting overlapping modules, creating private and communal spaces, planted terraces and more, but he also sets the tone as to where architecture should be taking as next in this new lifestyle witch demands different housing qualities.
From the architect. Portugal is not a Mediterranean country, but the fact that it has been conquered by people from the south, Romans and Arabs, has left us with a southern culture and life style, where there is a balance between privacy and life in society. […]
Double House Utrecht, MVRDV from the architect: “In a suburban street by a splendid nineteenth century park in Utrecht, two separate families share one single site. Both wish to combine the finest views of the park with easy access to the street, the garden and the roof. By […]
house at Megara, Greece From the architect. “The house is a frugal yet decisive answer to the need of a family shelter in the midst of a rather recluse site. It is articulated through the creation of two interior courtyards, while the interconnection of its open and […]