Servef Center in Novelda by Calatayud-Navarro Arquitectos, in Novelda, Spain.
Thefacade, with its concrete block breaks the overly office-like feel of the entire structure, and adds a craft value. The single wall on the right side adds a sense of security and frames the entire building. The variation of horizontal and vertical lines add a playfulness to the block.
Block 16 by René van Zuuk Architekten, in Almere, The Netherlands.
I had the luck to see this building in real life this spring, and let me tell you, it is even crazier than on the picture. Block 16 seems to be kicking the rules of architecture in the butt, but at the same time it is very humble and rational.
FFAT by Arquitectos Anonimos, in Villa Nova Gaia, Portugal.
As the architects said, the facade serves as a protection from the ‘radiation’ of reality, and I can see that. The building does look like a shelter, but at the same time I can imagine it with all the windows uncovered, serving as a fancy living space.
Houses in Castlewood Avenue by ODOS Architects, in Dublin Ireland.
By a single twist of adding a new, almost brutalist extension, the entire building looks like a contemporary piece of art. Add the clever staircase and the awesome top window, and you get a masterpiece.
MobileLife Campus by Henn Architekten, in Wolfsburg, Germany.
The playful exterior of this grand building compliments the spacious and airy interior. The various uses of glass and concrete make the facades ever-changing and exciting.
Surrey City Center Library by Bin Thom Architects, Surrey, Canada.
With a high tech electronic system and open, light interior the library invites people. Its exterior is dynamic which shows the public that reading is knowledge and knowledge is power.
Rossend Montané School by GGG,in Sant Pere Molanta, Spain.
The school, with its colors, materials and roughness perfectly fits into the surroundings of dry earth and green trees. The Uncoated surfaces give a sense of timelessness, yet the green color found on some parts reminds us that the building must be suitable for kids too.
Office complex for Aeroflot by Reserv Architects, in Moscow, Russia.
The volume of the entire complex may be overwhelming, but the fluid forms and dynamic parts still make the building light.
Four Room Container House by Pieter Peelings and Silvia Mertens of Sculp(IT), in Antwerp, Belgium.
As much available space was never a gift in the Lowlands, this young couple decided to take housing into a whole new level. Now we’ve seen many examples of container housing, but this idea, to stack them upon the other, and fill the gap between buildings in a city is quite unique.
The couple also used clever ideas to make a more convenient use of space and atmosphere. Each floor represents a different function, in pair with a different color. Genious!
Pol-Aqua Company Headquarters, by Hermanowicz Rewski Architekci, in Warsaw, Poland.
This office complex aims to change the character and the landscape of the neighborhood with its strong elements and neatly constructed surroundings.
Worth to check out the other pictures too, very tasteful and simple.
House Extension by KILKORO architekci in Poznań, Poland.
Elegant details and thought-through contrasts characterize this family house in Poland.
Its modest appearance keeps the building simple, human-scale, yet special in the neighborhood.
Alan Voo House by Neil M. Denari Architects in Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Light and chic. These two words describe this LA house perfectly. The structure doesn’t want to seem more than it is, but the geometrical playfulness brings ‘fun’ to the facade.
Note the clever glass and metal covering on some parts of the wall. Cool.
Porsche Pavilion at the Autostadt by Henn Architekten, in Wolfsburg, Germany.
The structure and the shapes really catch the sense of the german automobile manufacturing. Simplicity, powerfulness and great quality.
Another brilliant addition to the Autostadt. Must see for Architects.
Be Flexible. Poster 03, part of the positivity series, by Olaf Łyczba from Budapest, Hungary.
View full project on Behance
Hill House by Maynard Architects in Melbourne, Australia.
The structure takes the thousand year old idea of placing the living space embedded into the ground. The twist comes with the top part connected to the ground floor but still sticking out from the earth. Simple and interesting. Futuristic.