Since the beginning of the 20th century, automobiles have been shaping cities and architecture, demanding specific spaces to move and be stored.Cars and motorcycles dictated the organization of spaces and the consequent urban and rural landscape of entire countries. However, with the climate crisis and the recognition of the problems that this development model brings to cities and to the planet, every day more initiatives are perceived that seek to eliminate individual and motorized cars powered by fossil fuels, while at the same time we also perceive the need to give new meanings to spaces that were previously dedicated to cars. In addition to the streets and public spaces, this transformation is also felt in the houses and residential buildings that are beginning to see garages as a more dynamic space.
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Examples and Ideas on How to Turn Garages Into Other Spaces
Florida's Residential Architecture: Understanding the Landscapes of American South
Located in the southern region of the United States, the state of Florida is one of the most populous states and the 22nd largest. The state hosts some of the most populated areas in the country, such as Jacksonville and the Miami Metropolitan Area.
Residence Vysočany - Architectural and Urban Design Competition
In this difficult time, Penta Real Estate is inviting local and foreign architects and architectural studios to participate in an open, international architectural and urban design competition. The aim of the competition is to find the best solution to complet the residential block in the western part of Prague's Vysočany. The scope of the project should be at least 280 residential units together with the amenities of commercial or non-commercial purpose (respectively 24,200 square meters of gross floor area).
It is two round competition. The first round is open, it is qualifying. In order to participate in it, please first register
Discover Lisbon Interiors in 15 Apartments
With a vast built heritage, Lisbon's contemporary architectural production is rich in rehabilitation projects. Lacking space for new buildings - unless one is willing to pay for the land's high market price - Lisbon's current architecture prescinds tabula rasa and faces the challenge of working with what already exists - often limiting itself to design only interior spaces.
Dos Plátanos School / Murmuro
Laguna House / AUÁ arquitetos
Blue House / SIAA + Beatriz Meyer Estúdio
Brazilian Houses: 16 Projects with Tile Roofs
Tile roofs are usually multi-pitched and covered in tiles, which make them different from flat and circular shaped roofs. The “pitch” of the roof is directly related to the wind and tile type, it must be able to drain rainwater and shelter the interior of the house.
Apartment 55 / Atelier About Architecture
Interior Designers: Atelier About Architecture
- Area: 300 m²
- Year: 2019
Manufacturers: Cassina, Soluzioni Microverlay
Moema PF House / DT Estudio
Architects: DT Estudio
- Area: 380 m²
- Year: 2017
Manufacturers: Casa Franceza, Palazzo revestimentos, T2G
Open Call Designers In Residence 2018
Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency programme in Kortrijk, Belgium.
The Designers in Residence Programme Kortrijk is a 3-month full time working residency from September to December 2018.
Designregio Kortrijk provides for the selected Designers in Residence Kortrijk:
- usage of Budalab Open Makerspace & Bolwerk Workspace
- experts in several domains and support of Designregio Kortrijk
- one-time travel expenses
This year's theme is: 'Discover the Next Space'. The 3 young designers will develop an experimental concept for the future of spaces, through confrontation between citizens, society, entrepreneurs and
Quietness / Wei Yi International Design
Architects: Wei Yi International Design
- Area: 165 m²
- Year: 2014
Rocas House / studio mk27
Architects: 57STUDIO, Renata Furlanetto, studio mk27 - marcio kogan
- Year: 2012
Manufacturers: Trespa, Arkos, Xilofor