Le Duc Ha, an artist highly regarded for crafting terracotta pottery and art depicting traditional Vietnamese figures, had the studio built for him this year by architectural collective Tropical Space.
Now in its ninth year, the World Architecture Festival is the largest celebration of international architectural talent.
FROM THE ARCHIVE:Perched atop a remote cliff in Nova Scotia, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, they stand like a row of silent sentinels at the edge of the world.
Applying industrial materials precisely with minimal detailing, the Jonathan Tuckey design team created what they call “a noble shed”.
Finished in concrete, the house is a pared-back structure that reduces its visual language to a sparse arrangement of blank walls and large windows, yielding nothing of the internal configuration behind the façade.
Reiulf Ramstad’s work stands small and resilient in the face of nature and is integrated gently into the landscape.
Moshe Safdie has had a storied career as an architect. He has not only seen enormous changes but also played a role in making them happen. His pursuit for “inherent buildability”, rather than a one-aesthetic-fits-all model, defines his creations.
Discretion, quality, and unsurpassed craftsmanship define Bottega Veneta. Creative director Tomas Maier has been the driving force of the brand’s ascent to the very pinnacle of luxury since taking tenure in 2001.
“The main idea for the design of the house was to not have too many ideas,” says interior architect Yasemin Arpaç of Istanbul-based Ofist. With partner Sabahattin Emir, Arpaç formulated an eminently simple—and versatile—living space for a 45-year-old bachelor.