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Omar Gandhi mixes modern and vernacular design for Jib House

Canadian architecture firm Omar Gandhi Architect has completed an expansive Nova Scotia home clad in two different types of cedar. Jib House’s name was derived from the coastal site’s triangular shape, which resembles a jib, a slender triangular foresail used on a traditional sailboat. Omar Gandhi Architect designed a cedar-clad Nova Scotia home According to …

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The Qingxi Culture and History Museum in Sangzhou by architect Wu Zhenling reflects its natural environment of terraced fields with a dissolved volume, modest idiom and a vernacular form.

Ningbo, China Located in Yunanshangang, Sangzhou Town, Ninghai County, Zhejiang, the Qingxi Culture and History Museum in Sangzhou by Wu Zhenling and his design team from The Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University Co., Ltd. (UAD) is located as a small cultural area and tourism building that has a visitor center, an exhibition …

The Qingxi Culture and History Museum in Sangzhou by architect Wu Zhenling reflects its natural environment of terraced fields with a dissolved volume, modest idiom and a vernacular form. Read More »