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Bord-du-Lac House by Henri Cleinge

Architect Henri Cleinge has designed a contemporary addition to a house in Quebec, Canada. Description Approached to renovate a 200 year old Quebec stone house and to design a significant addition, we were challenged to define a clear conceptual approach which would reconcile a contemporary architectural language to the ancestral home. The original structure once belonged to the Hudson Bay Company and had the main entrance facing the river, where the old road was situated. Over time, a new road was built on the back side of the house, which now became the front. The program required sheltering four generations: the great grandfather, the grandparents and the children in the old house, and the parents in the addition. This led to the idea of drawing a parallel between the multi-generational component of the program and the fact that a contemporary project would be built alongside a historical house. In this manner, the design expresses the passage of time. The strategy defin

When glamour goes wrong…

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Children Can Build Buildings, Robots, or Animals Using Eco-Friendly Building Cap

Building cap is an eco-friendly and interesting concept bottle cap. Instead of throwing bottle cap away, you can give it to kids since they’ll be able to play with it. This newly designed cap features some dovetails around so that it can be connected with each other to build anything you can think of, from buildings, robots, animals, etc. This design helps extend the life cycle of bottle caps and reduce the waste. Designers : Shengpeng Zhao,Chen Xu,Shun Feng, and Chao Gao Tuvie has received “Building Cap” project from our ‘ Submit A Design ‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their design/concept for publication. Children Can Build Buildings, Robots, or Animals Using Eco-Friendly Building Cap is originally posted on Tuvie