Las Vegas-based studio DesignCellcompleted a generously-sized contemporary home structured on two levels and accommodating five bedrooms and five bathrooms. The 6,709 square foot building entitled?Tenaya Residence is located in Las Vegas and is in fact a design transformation of a former architecture project nestled in the area. Here is more from the architects: ?The residence is a remodel and an expansion to an existing house within a well established neighborhood. Little remained of the old tract house appearance. The addition of a new wing and a free standing casita utilized the site in an all new way by forming a private interior courtyard which functions as an extension of the entertainment and public areas of the house. Long overhangs and curved roofs form the dynamic street elevation: a welcome addition to a settled community.? The interior design of the house is highly modern and stands out due to futuristic elements and striking lighting schemes. Have a look!
A good building should make you want to look at it. Even if not always liked by passers-by, it should always make them feel something. Manchester Metropolitan’s University’s business school is a building that effortlessly fits this criteria. Indeed for many, the building by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is their first taste of the architecture of Manchester as they travel along the arterial road, Mancunian Way. With its distinct ski-slope roof, and glittering mirrored appearance, it provides a flash of silver, and a dazzling break from the dull greys of the motorway, greeting motorists in a slightly space-age way as they enter the city
The best architects can create designs which will give clients and the public things they didn’t even realise they wanted, and this is especially important when architects are given the difficult brief of creating structures in much-loved, iconic areas.