Vladimir Ossipoff and Hawaiian Modernism
Chris Mottalini traveled to Honolulu to shoot the work of Vladimir Ossipoff, the foremost practitioner of Hawaiian Modernism.
The second day of the RCR Summer Workshop begins with a project review to a group of outstanding experts: Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta.
Minimalism is a term that is often misconstrued in this day and age.
Not far from Barcelona, by the Catalan village of Sant Feliu de Codines, a unique family home lies
over ancient hills and pine tree forests.
Ricardo Bofill found this mighty building in 1973 and transformed it into both a family home and the headquarters of the Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.
The Soul of a Woodshop
George Nakashima, the preeminent American designer and master craftsman, made furniture out of a philosophical and spiritual reverence for trees.
Chandigarh Belongs to Him
It is his cousin that usually takes the credit for this city, but immersing yourself in the life here you realise it is Jeanneret to whom the city really belongs.
If there was ever a man acclimated to construction, it’s Goldstein. For forty years, almost half his life, he’s been surrounded by it.
Coup de coeur
While relaxing from an intense year of work, Daniëlle van Ark & Thomas Raat immersed themselves into the world of Dutch artists Theo van Doesburg & his wife Nelly van Moorsel, founders of this house turned artistic residency.
Rose Seidler House
He was only twenty-five when Harry Seidler built his first house, bringing Bauhaus modernism to Sydney’s North Shore.
A morning with Xavier Corberó
He lights a cigarette; the smoke is dense and it curls among the sculptures that surround him.
An Uneasy Nature
In the conviction of beauty’s power and the importance of aesthetics in the social cultures, his art interventions represented a whole new turning point on Lanzarote.
A wall uniting art and community
A line drawn across a piece of paper turned Casa Wabi into a reality when Tadao Ando first sketched.
The Margaret Esherick House was built by an American master, and its splendor cannot be understated. A recent renovation and gracious new owners have once again made it a welcome destination.
John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin
A towering and meditative villa nesting amongst the trees yet striking in contrast to the backdrop of the sky, it was designed and built by John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin.
Launch of Issue No. 9
Openhouse celebrated the launch of issue Nº9 with a private dinner and hold a series of talks with great names in architecture, art, and design.
When Barragán first walked into El Pedregal, a barren land of volcanic rocks in the suburbs of Mexico City, a utopia came to mind.
Villa Tugendhat of Mies van der Rohe
It’s June in Brno and we are outside the Villa Tugendhat, Mies van der Rohe’s modernist house in the leafy neighbourhood of Èerná Pole, not far from the centre of town.
Ideas are intangible. They have led us to design cities and establish ways of life from the beginning of time.
Exhibition by Openhouse & USM
Openhouse together with USM transformed the Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe into a house.
Sharing the local traditions and Italian passion for simple living and quality of life.
Building houses with Christian Bourdais
We drove for two hours through the grape vines that surround either side of the highway down to Tarragona, ascending the the mountain range and the Parc Natural Els Ports.
The Glass House
The property and the décor capture the original design, including the daybed designed by Mies Van Der Rohe.
The home of Architect Jørn Utzon
This building is modern, yet had the feeling of a roman bath house, ancient, and set to its cliff top position.
Unifying Past and Present
There has never been such a place in Florence where artists and visitors have flowed in and out of the cradle of the Renaissance.
Designed by architect Antonio Bonet Castellana, disciple and collaborator of José Luis Sert and Le Corbusier, for Agnes Bertrand and Ricardo Gomis.
Casa de Blas by Campo Baeza
Two opposing elements, a glass box resting on a concrete volume, both parts blend seamlessly into the landscape.
Richard Neutra’s VDL House
Being handed the keys to a Modernist architectural icon is no easy feat for any mustering design enthusiast.
The Life of Eileen Gray
Between Monaco and Menton, Cap Moderne has witnessed the complicated relationships of several seminal figures in the history of architecture.