Having personal, private, outdoor space is becoming ever-more elusive as urban areas become more crowded due to population growth and development.
Urban Oasis: Tranquil Outdoor Spaces at Home features projects from Sydney to Singapore and London to New York that showcase inspirational and aspirational rooftops, gardens and courtyards that offer private pockets of paradise. Amid the hustle and bustle of their urban environments, these outdoor spaces provide relaxing, sociable and plant-filled settings for their owners to savour peace and calm, and the company of family and friends, surrounded by nature and in the fresh, open air.
Rooftops. Islands in the Sky
As urban living intensifies in density and numbers, the city landscape expands both outwards and upwards. Architects and urban designers craft new and experimental structures while also investigating existing buildings for potential reinvention or expansion. In particular, the roof of a building, once a perfunctory structural element, is now a city space in and of […]499 SEK
Architecture - Crafts & Hobbies - Lifestyle
Hide and Seek: The Architecture of Cabins and Hide-Outs
The highly individual cabins, hideaways, and summer homes featured in Hide and Seek offer their owners exceptional, yet convenient ways to escape urban routines and embed themselves into the…..425 SEK
Architecture - Interior Design
The Gardens of Eden: New Residential Garden Concepts and Architecture for a Greener Planet
Step into innovative little gardens of Eden created on small terraces and city rooftops, as well as out in the suburbs and countryside. As our lifestyles become more sustainable, so does the way we interact with the outdoors. Today’s gardeners aim not only to create decorative outside spaces but also to give something back. No […]425 SEK
New Nordic Houses
In a climate that ranges from cold, dark and unforgiving to endless sun and crystalline skies, the homes of the Nordic countries are lifted by ever-changing and dramatic natural light balanced by an intrinsic sense of warmth. Nordic architects today are as much informed by vernacular traditions and natural materials as their forebears, but the […]449 SEK