Eclectic anomalies in a renovated villa in Biarritz
Zyva studio introduces formal and constructive anomalies on a traditional villa in the French city of Biarritz, in order to activate new forms of appropriation and connection between the user and the architecture.
A cafè in Moradabad reminding rural Indian settlements
Designed by Portal 92, The Village Cafe offers an outdoor space punctuated by glazed, concrete and terracotta-toned volumes. The geometry and spatial layout of the project inspired by rural Indian settlements.
Book review: The Public Private House – Modern Athens and Its Polykatoikia
The Public Private House is an intensely and densely architectural book containing very few architects. Instead its main character, an intriguing and perplexing protagonist that snakes its way through the city of Athens like a Sophoclean tragic hero, is the polykatoikia.