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When you live in urban areas, gardens are few and far between, which means you need to get a little creative. If your home has the structural capability and you have the correct permissions, you can transform your rooftop or terrace into a peaceful retreat. However, before you dive in and start buying furniture, you need to assess the situation - c...
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George E.
Photography
fotografixx
Torres Blancas, the building designed by Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza for the Huarte company, was built between 1964 and 1972. Its powerful sculptural form, the expressive use of bare concrete and its experimental nature make it an iconic example of Madrid’s architecture.
Project name
Torres Blancas
Architecture firm
Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza
Location
Madrid, Spain
Photography
Ana Amado, Manolo Yllera
Hugging House is based on a project that is mainly capable of fully respecting nature and establishing a connection with the building's environment (not to mention energy, sustainability, and ecology), and that through its impact and experience could generate in the visitor the same respect for the natural world. 
Project name
Hugging House
Architecture firm
Veliz Arquitecto
Location
United States
Tools used
SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
Due to the topography of the site and client’s wishes, it was needed to arrange a series of layers, shaped based on topography, on top of each other in other to define required floors of need. In the next step the layers curved into 3d surfaces to create a continuity between different floors.
Project name
Hanooz Villa
Architecture firm
mrk office
Location
Ramsar, Mazandaran, Iran
Tools used
SketchUp, AutoCAD, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
Designed by Iranian Architect & Interior designer Milad Eshtiyaghi, the Wave Residential Complex is a 19 storey building planned to be built in Mumbai, India. The main idea of ​​the project is taken from the waves of the Indian Ocean, which is close to the project site.
Project name
Wave Residential Complex
Architecture firm
Milad Eshtiyaghi Studio
Location
Mumbai, India
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper, Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop