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BV House by Jacobsen Arquitetura

This house was implanted in a large land, surrounded by golf courses and was designed for a family from São Paulo to spend their weekends. A widespread single-story house was chosen to take advantage of the lands amplitude and visual landscapes at a distance, such as lakes and mountain ranges. A large occupancy of the land was explored, encouraging residents and visitors to take full advantage of the whole property. The house is divided into blocks each having a specific


Beautiful Offices of Giant Pixel

Software development company Giant Pixel recently partnered with Studio O+A to design an office which inspires great work. The new San Francisco office space has a nice combination of industrial and mid-century styles. Giant Pixel is a small company with big aspirations. For its first headquarters, the software developer bought a turn-of-the-century former printing press near San Francisco’s Mint Plaza, an area known for creative redevelopment and modernity drawn from vintage architecture. The design challenge was to fit a variety of distinct work areas into three floors


Central Judicial Collection Agency in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

The new building for the Central Fine Collection Agency (CJIB) is a striking and timeless building to house a comfortable and modern working environment. The building is open, light and transparent. The maximally open façade of the offices has a second skin to meet all the criteria for climatisation, comfort and sustainability. This second skin consists of narrow, curved glass panels and is draped around the volume like an ethereal veil. Since the building is raised above a half-sunken parking facility and has