Another Approach to Renovation

The exisiting ruins once formed a two-storey brick dovecote, and although decayed, the enigmatic quality of this ruin became well known to concert-goers and visiting musicians… The new studio builds upon the original industrial feel on the campus and almost seems to gracefully grow from the old.” – ArchDaily

via Dovecote Studio / Haworth Tompkins. Photo by Philip Vile

Flat-Packed Emergency Shelter

Arriving flat-packed, the Shelter can be assembled quickly and has the potential to make a significant difference when applied to a range of medium to long-term housing solutions, it could also provide immediate solutions to industry as it moves to frontier locations. Most importantly, by providing refuge and security for families and communities in crisis, the Shelter can give back to societies in need everywhere.” – ArchDaily

Read and see more about this Emergency Shelter by Carter Williamson Architects

Los Angeles ‘Treehouse’

Perched atop steel pylons that abstractly emulate natural branches, the project is not literally a tree house but rather a modern interpretation of one. The design pays the ultimate respect to the pre-existing tree, literally shaping itself around the contours of the trunk. Inside, a single glass cut out in the floor reconnects the tree house inhabitant to the tree itself, a respectful and subtle nod to Mother Nature” – ArchDaily

See more of this Treehouse