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Artist’s Retreat: Exploring GLUCK+’s Wood-Clad Cubes in NY

FeaturedModern, minimalist architectural design with sleek, rectangular structures amidst lush greenery.

Nestled in a serene land conservancy, the Artist’s Retreat by GLUCK+ in New York, United States, showcases a captivating multi-unit housing design. This collection of wood-clad cubes strategically aligns with the sloped terrain, blending seamlessly into the agricultural landscape.

Designed in 2014, the retreat’s simple yet striking silhouettes pay homage to the utilitarian barn structures that dot the local area, creating a visually arresting and functional living and working space for a photographer.

Hotel 1977: Sustainable Renovation Preserves Iconic Brick Architecture

Contemporary mountain lodge with glass walls, landscaped gardens, and stone pathways.

Situated in the serene city of Hangzhou, China, Hotel 1977 is a captivating architectural gem designed by the renowned Design Institute of Landscape and Architecture China Academy of Art. This hotel project, completed in 2023, masterfully combines the site’s historical charm with contemporary design elements, creating a unique and enchanting experience for its guests. Meticulously preserving the original red brick structures and incorporating innovative steel and glass elements, the designers have seamlessly blended the old and the new, offering visitors a glimpse into the property’s rich history while providing modern amenities and stunning views.