Dezeen Debate includes a "magnificent" fortress house in Portugal

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The studio transformed a uncared for construction right into a blocky, white-rendered house in Santo Tirso, Portugal, which they described as “a dense and closed fortress”. The house is ready again from a retained facade and sits inside present stone perimeter partitions on the positioning.

Some commenters have been infatuated by the mission with one describing it as “a easy place to dwell a fantastic life”. Nonetheless others described the house as “chilly and sterile”.

Cooper Union Building
Postponement of Soviet-era exhibition shouldn’t be about “censorship” says Cooper Union

Different tales on this week’s e-newsletter embrace the postponement of an exhibition on the Soviet Bauhaus at New York’s Cooper Union, the supreme court docket’s judgement on the privateness battle between Tate Fashionable and Neo Bankside residents and a mixed-use complicated clad in crimson concrete by Urlo Studio in Ecuador.

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