International Projects

  • encore, encore: pool cues

    Silvio Gueilburt specializes in hospital design in Argentina, but when he was given the opportunity to transform a defunct factory into a home for a professional couple, the commission was too good to pass up.

     
  • super save

    Three neglected buildings are rediscovered, repaired, and reused as residential.

     
  • rock harbor

    A free-flowing bedroom—with floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the Baltic Sea—segues directly into the bathing and living areas. “Bedroom and bath are one,” Helineva says of the open layout.

     
  • ahead of the curve

    The clients for this seaside vacation home in Kirkkonummi, Finland, wanted a kitchen that was practical, elegant, and out of the way. But they didn't want the room cut off from the amazing views of the site's rocky headland.

     
  • elbe pirouette

    Sensitive urban revitalization often goes hand in hand with sustainability. When an underpopulated neighborhood blossoms, its city becomes denser and more resource-efficient.

     
  • food for thought

    Toronto-based Teeple Architects is interested in architecture that not only occupies its environment, but is a full-fledged extension of it. The 60 Richmond Street East Housing Co-operative project is an application of the principle.

     
  • vertical landscape

    Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, makes no bones about the steamy climate in Nausori, Fiji, where his firm, Studio Pali Fekete architects (SPF:a), is designing a pair of residential towers. Within this extreme environment, Culver City, Calif.-based Pali and his team created an evocative design that turns...

     
  • humble abod

    When BSB Design decided to create a prototype for affordable housing in South Africa, it approached the task with gusto. Representatives from the firm's offices around the United States mocked up several different concepts, eventually settling on a simple metal design they dubbed—and...

     
  • the long run

    When architects design dwellings for their own families, client expectations are high. The modern mountain lodge that Henriette Salvesen and Christopher Adams built satisfied even the toughest critics—their three 20-something children. The “kids” praised

     
  • a cautionary tale

    For Philadelphia-based architect, Susan Maxman, FAIA, building in the Bahamas was not a vacation in paradise.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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