Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Spanish architect Javier Peña of Xpiral has completed two houses in Murcia, Spain, with the lower volume built from stacked ceramic wine racks. Called Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada, the project comprises two residences, with one cantilevered above the other. Some of the holes in the wine racks that make up the lower level are plugged with coloured […]

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Consultorio en La Envía by Miguel Barahona  and Luis Castillo

Waiting rooms inside this red-striped health centre by architects Miguel Barahona and Luis Castillo overlook the Sierra de Gardor mountains in southern Spain. The two-storey Consultorio en La Envía is set into the sloping landscape beside a housing development. The red panelled exterior of the centre contrasts with the earthy tones of the surrounding vernacular architecture. A […]

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Kokura Tanaka House by Akinari Tanaka,  POI, Nawakenjimu and Lapin

Japanese architects Akinari Tanaka, POI, Nawakenjimu and Lapin have completed this diamond-shaped house in Kokura, Japan, with a ledge in one corner for climbing up to the roof terrace. The Kokura Tanaka House is split into quarters by two crossing walls in the centre, creating four equal rooms that each have access to outdoor terraces. The small plot is surrounded […]

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Wooden House Extension

The bucolic setting of this lovely private refuge is located in the tiny hamlet of Bachte-Maria-Leerne in the Flemish district of Belgium, about 10 kilometers from the country’s third-largest city of Gent. Gent-based architecture studio Wim Goes Architectuur designed the beautiful extension to this residence. The wooden addition sits above a new wine cellar and extends […]

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