SUBTĪLITĀS (latin; noun f., 3rd):
fineness of texture, logic, detail; slenderness, exactness, acuteness; sharpness : precision

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ParatelierCasa Zé, Palmela 2014. Favorite stair detail I’ve seen in awhile. Via, photos (C) Leonardo Finotti

October 02, 2014, 11:21am  Permalink | Comments

Manfred Lux - Architect’s own home, Schlipsheim 2014. Photos (C) Jens Weber.

August 28, 2014, 5:30pm  Permalink | Comments

Christian Pottgiesser - Galvani House, Paris 2003. Via, photos (C) Gert von Bassewitz.

August 26, 2014, 8:14pm  Permalink | Comments

Matthias Bauer - Haus H36, Stuttgart 2012. That floating stair is ridiculous (as is the CNC’d acrylic bathroom sink). Photos (C) Roland Halbe.

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Pezo von Ellrichshausen - Cien house, Concepcion 2011 (previously). Photos (C) Cristóbal Palma.

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Pezo von Ellrichshausen - Gago house, San Pedro 2013. Photos (C) Cristóbal Palma.

July 15, 2014, 3:11pm  Permalink | Comments

Skene Catling de la Peña - The dairy house, Somerset 2008. The extension to a former dairy uses locally dried timber stacked on laminated sheets of glass. The restructuring of the facade maintains the solidity of the historic building from the exterior while providing luminosity with refracted daylight on the interior. Via, photos (C) James Morris.

July 09, 2014, 12:07am  Permalink | Comments

Some parallels between Valerio Olgiati's National Park Center in Zernez (2008) and Pezo Von Ellrichshausen's Solo House in Teruel (2013). Photos (C) Javier Miguel Verme, Cristobal Palma.

May 27, 2014, 8:37pm  Permalink | Comments

Jesús Aparicio & Héctor Fernández ElorzaArchitectural Documentation Centre, Madrid 2006. Photos (C) Roland Halbe

May 25, 2014, 3:25pm  Permalink | Comments

Be-Fun - Cocolo apartment building, Japan 2014. 

April 17, 2014, 1:23pm  Permalink | Comments

Unemori Architects - Small house, Meguro, 2010. Due to the small lot size, each of the five floors is devoted to a single room, with the lower most floor half-submerged below grade. Via, photos (C) Ken Sasajima.

April 16, 2014, 12:45pm  Permalink | Comments

Tato Architects - House in Itami, 2012. Note how the furniture is integrated into the staircase; the daybed, side-table, and dresser all double as stair treads. Via, photos (C) Koichi Torimura.

April 15, 2014, 2:44pm  Permalink | Comments

Nieto Sobejano - Embarcadero civic and cultural center, Cáceres 2003. Via, 2, photos (C) Roland Halbe, Fernando Alda

February 28, 2014, 3:21pm  Permalink | Comments

Werner Tscholl - Mumelter house, Bozen 2000. Photos (C) Alexa Rainer.

February 27, 2014, 11:11am  Permalink | Comments

Graber Pulver - Rondo apartments, Zurich 2007. Photos (C) Walter Mair.

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