House in Estrela, Lisboa, Portugal by Aires Mateus | Yellowtrace

House in Estrela, Lisbon, Portugal by Aires Mateus.

The sheer concrete facades of Estrela House stand out amongst the slightly ramshackle homes that surround it, on a suburban street in the Portuguese capital Lisbon. Adding to the non-tradition, local architects Aires Mateus included a...
Six Projects with Rocking Stone Floors | Yellowtrace

Six Projects with Rocking Stone Floors.

Floors aren’t always the first thing that springs to mind when it comes to bold gestures in design. Often, simple timber or polished concrete paves the way (literally) for other elements to shine. But floors are often a crucial factor in...
BURSA Hotel in Kyiv, Ukraine by Balbek Bureau | Yellowtrace

BURSA Hotel in Kiev, Ukraine by Balbek Bureau.

Ukraine-based architects Balbek Bureau have completed BURSA, a Bauhaus-style concept hotel slash art gallery in Podil, the cultural centre of the Ukrainian capital Kiev. The 1900 sqm site comprises two old buildings, 100 and 200 years old,...
Thoma House in Sydney by Candalepas Associates | Yellowtrace

Thoma House in Sydney by Candalepas Associates.

Designed by Candalepas Associates, Thoma House in Dover Heights has prime position overlooking Bondi beach. Naturally finished, durable materials such as brick, concrete, and timber ensure Thoma House is built to last, low maintenance and...
Masa Bakery in Bogota, Colombia by Studio Cadena | Yellowtrace

Masa Bakery in Bogota, Colombia by Studio Cadena.

Designed by New York-based Studio Cadena, Masa is an impressive café-bakery in Bogotá, Colombia. Dramatic, jagged triangular windows offer a peek inside the action-packed café, tempting patrons to head inside. Designed by New...