Perforated brick facade shades a house in Vietnam with a triple-height atrium

A house in Vietnam by Khuôn Studio is built around a triple-heigh atrium filled with plants and shaded by a perforated facade of grey brick. House for a Daughter in Ho Chi Minh City  is split into two zones, one for a family who will frequently visit the house and another for their daughter who […]

Stacked shipping containers form Stow-Away London hotel and wine bar

Design studio Doone Silver Kerr turned a stack of used shipping containers into a hotel and wine bar with a geometric facade of welded fins that function as sunshades. The Stow-Away Hotel in Waterloo is made from end-of-life shipping containers that have been used “countless times previously” according to the practice. At five storeys high, […]

Cambodian school has a gridded facade that doubles as a jungle gym

The interchangeable steel grid of windows, shelves and lockers of a school in Sneung, Cambodia, designed by Orient Occident Atelier can also be used as a climbing frame. Built for local NGO Adventurous Global School, the structure provides a set of classrooms spaces that can be used by the entire village. Orient Occident Atelier  made the school’s […]

Kientruc O designs colourful kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City

TTC Elite Saigon Kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City by Kientruc O has a playful facade decorated with colourful patterns and irregularly shaped windows. Kientruc O designed the kindergarten to be a full sized playhouse for children with a brightly coloured facade and characterful openings. “It is simply conceived in a pure geometric shape to provoke […]

Tehran apartment block by Fundamental Approach Architects features perforated brick screens

Fundamental Approach Architects has transformed the facade of an eight-storey housing block in Tehran using angular screens of perforated brick. Iranian practice Fundamental Approach Architects, led by Moshen Kazemianfard, reconfigured the interiors of Saadat Abad Residential Building and designed a facade intended to relate better to its urban context. With two storeys sitting below ground […]

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