A Converted Silo House By Christoph Kaiser

Arizona-based architect and product designer Christoph Kaiser converted a mid-century steel-wall grain silo into a house. Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix’s up-and-coming Garfield Historic District, the Silo House is restricted to a 230 sq ft footprint and a 340 sq ft total livable space. The main challenge faced by the architects was to offer the typical functions of […]

A Chapel In The Forest By Estudio Cella

In the middle of the vast landscape of Argentina’s Parque de la Cruz, architecture studio Estudio Cella built a small elegant chapel on an elevated forest clearing. Surrounded by a lush green forest, the chapel seems to unify the spirit of nature and the spirit of faith. The church, named Capilla Santa Ana, is one of […]

Architect Michail Georgiou Re-Imagines A Greek Orthodox Chapel

Greek architect Michail Georgiou fused two forms typical of Byzantine church architecture to create an unusual-looking Greek Orthodox chapel. Located in Paphos, a city on the coast of Cyprus, the Apostle Peter and St. Helen the Martyr Chapel stands out with its extraordinary appearance. In a statement about the work, Georgiou says, “Morphologically, it is […]

An Elevated Public Sauna In Gothenburg By Raumlabor

Berlin-based architecture office Raumlabor built an unconventionally designed public sauna in the Frihamnen port of the Swedish city Gothenburg. From the outside, the building has an industrial appearance, however, once inside, the interiors give off a completely different feeling. The interiors feature warm materials – mainly wood – creating a cosy atmosphere. Raumlabor worked with a team […]

The Garden Chapel By AZL Architects

Chinese studio AZL Architects designed a remarkable chapel with semi-transparent walls and a so-called butterfly roof. It is located in Wanjing Garden, a park in the city of Nanjing. The fascinating combination of light, shapes and materials creates a modern, yet spiritual atmosphere.                 All images © Yao Li […]