The project designed by Chen + Suchart Studio proposes an architecture that responds to the inherent qualities of the site, privileged views, and the larger context of the Sonoran Desert. The language of the house draws upon these inherencies and allows for a greater understanding of the project’s circumstances.
The Resort concept of Naman Retreat designed by VTN Architects is providing physical and mental treatment for the long stay guests by the nature friendly environment and healthy activities such as spa, yoga, beach sports and so on. To achieve a perfect atmosphere that enables the guests a maximum body and mind purification and relaxation, the resort was designed by harmonious mix of greenery, natural stone and bamboo. Photography by Hiroyuki Oki
Sited in the 1930’s era neighborhood known as F.Q. Story, the Escobar Renovation designed by by Chen + Suchart Studio represents the character and flavor of one of very few areas in the young city of Phoenix, Arizona that can be called historic. The majority of the 602 homes that comprise this neighborhood still retain the varying architectural styles that make this district unique. Homes in this area are distinctly smaller than today’s average homes.
KC Home is a project designed by Ganna design. The concept of layout in this project is generated from this Chinese character “永”. The arc in the living room is like the last stroke of this word, presenting the dynamic relationship between common areas and private rooms.
Stacking Green is a project designed by VTN Architects. The house is a very typical tube house constructed on the plot 4m wide and 20m deep. The front and back façades are entirely composed of layers of concrete planters cantilevered from two sidewalls, inspired by the Saigonese culture of displaying green on private houses. Photography: Hiroyuki Oki