Housing is no longer just about living. The Estonia Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023 reflects on the contradictions between homes and real estate, dreams and realities, tenants and owners, residents, and visitors.
Squeezed between two buildings on a very narrow plot, the ‘House on Bagattenstraat’ provides a generous and spacious family home.
Peter Pichler Architecture’s Mirror Houses completely disappear in the landscape while providing breakthrough views on the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The floating building’s reflective surfaces are laminated with an UV coating preventing birds collision.
Traditional craftsmanship is contrasted against modern detailing in the JCA Living Lab apartment in Taipei.
Red, yellow and blue and geometrical volumes define Brani & Desi’s Breakfast with Mondriam concept-apartment paying homage to the iconic 20th century artist.