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International Center’s Design Infuses Utility with Symbolism

Dakar’s International Conference Center, designed by Turkish architectural group Tabanlioglu Architects, is a beautiful homage to the country’s culture and landscape. Located in Senegal’s capitol city, the utility of this stunning complex is imbued with a deep symbolism. The most distinctive feature is the unifying canopy, which unites the entire building complex in its shade. The intricate …

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Croatia’s Earthy, Modern Olive House

Studio LOG-URBIS completed thedesign and development of the Olive House, an imposing modern construction located on Pag Island in Croatia. According to the architects, the concept of the project highlights “the features of the location, such as the southern orientation of the terrain, sea vista, Mediterranean climate pleasant for outdoor living” as well as “traditional Pag stone construction, …

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A Natural Safari Retreat in Botswana

Architects Michaelis Boyd and Nick Plewman teamed up to design Sandibe Okavango, an ecologically friendly safari lodge located in Botswana. Built in the Okavango Delta, the lodge neighbors an active game reserve, giving guests plentiful opportunities to see animals congregating in their natural environment. Featuring twelve guest suites, this luxurious lodge was built with the idea of becoming a tourist draw for …

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Seasonal Beach Residence Centered on Family

S House by Romo Arquitectos was especially envisioned as a seasonal family beach house and is located within the Club Las Palmas, south of Lima, Peru. The solution provided by the architects is highly functional, offering much space without compromising in natural light and ventilation. By employing materials such as wood, exposed concrete, polished concrete, terrazzo and mosaic, …