Casa Devoto is an urban revelation. Sandwiched between two existing buildings, the team at Andres Remy architects successfully maneuvered the urban landscape and created a retreat that showcased the organic elements of the home.
The spaces distort the conventional plans of an urban house. The stone wall guides the inhabitant within the house, therefore, the rough texture of the streets are soften by the water that flows down the stone wall, a walk that is colored by the different qualities the water gives the space.
Did we mention that it has an elevated pool? The home, which situated on an 18 x 24 meter lot, has angles which allow one to view the unusual above ground pool.
People seek to improve their surroundings wherever they live, and they add billions to the economy. Maybe it is only by purchasing new wallpaper and paint. Hundreds of thousands of people decide to take on a significant project every year. Those renovations cost a lot of money and keep others in employment. It is just another way to keep money turning over and society functioning. Read more
Norman Foster and Frank Gehry reveal their preliminary look at the residential spaces in the Battersea Power Station. The project will include 103 homes, a doctor's clinic, a commercial gym, a 167 room hotel and a range of shops, cafes and restaurants. Read more
INSIDE Festival has chosen Hong Kong-based Joyce Wang Interiors as the World Interior of the Year 2014 with its design for the restaurant MOTT32. The restaurant is located in a former storage vault that guarded priceless heirlooms of wealthy Chinese immigrants. Read more