Design

Architecture

Design/Architecture Briefing— Global

Preface

A clever redesign for a school in Spain, apartments with a view in Switzerland, the rebirth of rattan in Copenhagen and the craft of tea-caddies in Japan.

Copenhagen, Cádiz, Kaikado, Saitama, Zürich, residences

Lakeside living

Zurich [RESIDENCES]

These compact apartment blocks designed by Zürich-based e2a were inspired by the typology of lake homes in Scandinavia, which are part “pavilion and vacation home”, says e2a’s co-founder, Piet Eckert. There are nine apartments in total, with crisp white façades constructed from local wood. Perched alongside Meilen Lake, views are maximised thanks to the clever orientations of the blocks.
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School reunion

Cadiz [JUNIOR SCHOOL]

This Julio Barreno Gutiérrez redesign of the Victor de la Serna y Espina school in…

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