Mid-Century Elegance in Modern-Day Design There’s no doubt that one of the most distinct characteristics of a Stillwater home is the elegant butterfly roof. The origin of this design element dates back to the early 1930s and yet, it remains a prominent feature of modern architecture today. The original design of the butterfly roof was
Completed in 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa. Images by Wieland Gleich, Luis Mira Architects & Plus Arquitectura. The Junior School building corresponds to the Phase 1 of the Blouberg International School in Cape Town. The site is located into a residential area...
In this project, I present Models 26 and 27, two different design variants of butterfly roof structures specifically looking at how design alone is able to passively reduce much of a building's energy requirements. If you have been following this blog series, you've definitely noti
A modest, gabled 1965 hut on the outskirts of Guatemala City was transformed into an expansive 4,467-square-foot getaway. Blurring the indoors and out, architect Alejandro Paz adhered to the original architectural elements while adding modernized touches.