“Architecture is about giving form to the places where people live. It is no easier, and no more complicated, than that. There are three key words here: “form”, “place” and “life”. As soon as one reflects on these terms, one immediately comprehends that these things are not all that easy.” - Alejandro Aravena, Chilean architect and 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner.
Building spaces of equilibrium: Norm Architects’ sense of humane simplicity helps to shape environments that feel just as good as they look.
Explore the recording studio turned restaurant that artfully showcases how sustainable architecture practices can continue to inspire.
“All places of beauty have a very negative side about them. There can’t be beauty where everything works to perfection.” - Ricardo Bofill.
The spaces within House of Joy seek to reject the somber, the vanilla, the beige, exploring the many ways that we can bring more joy into our homes, and into our lives.
Considering aspects of history, technology, aesthetics, and sustainability, this book offers a substantive guide for the continued use, and transformation of this ancient material.