Visar inlägg från 2012

Architectural Style Reflecting the Traditions of Vietnam: Ninh Van Bay Resort

Architectural Style Reflecting the Traditions of Vietnam: Ninh Van Bay Resort : The dramatic rock formations of Ninh Van Bay, overlooking the East Vietnam Sea are well emphasized by the Six Senses Ninh Van Bay Resort&Spa. With a design respecting the traditions of Vietnam, while adding that extra luxury that makes a holiday memorable for most, the resort boasts impressive vacation villas: “ Accommodations at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay provide generous personal space and present an uncompromising standard of luxury. Accessible only by water, the 58 pool villas are situated on the beach front, on the hillside and over rock formations in which private swimming pools have been crafted. Several hilltop villas located near the Six Senses Spa have personal Spa Suites “.  From homes scattered amongst rock formations at the Western end of the Bay to soothing rustic accommodation units with private garden and exclusive plunge pool- each building reflects the beauty of the area and welcomes g

Bromont House / Paul Bernier Architecte

Bromont House / Paul Bernier Architecte : © James Brittain Architects: Paul Bernier Architecte Location: Bromont , QC, Canada Architect In Charge: Paul Bernier Structural Engineer: Alain Mousseau Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 3,925 sq ft Photographs: James Brittain The house is made up of 2 volumes, a day blockand a night block. The day block is a U-shaped volume set on a plateau at the top of the outcrop. It houses the shared living spaces, including the kitchen, the dining room, the living room and a reading nook, which is tucked behind the fireplace. The facades on the outside of this U-shape are clad in natural stone and pierced by openings that frame prime views. Floor to ceiling windows line the inside of the U and define a sheltered inner courtyard. © James Brittain The night block, which includes the master bedroom, consists of a 2-storey stone block that extends over the slope. Here, too, openings have been oriented and sized as a function of the vista