These design chalets make us love winter

Chalets design

As the winter season sets in, Acumen takes you on a journey to discover chalets with exceptional architecture, created in the four corners of the world. In concrete or wood, in a Japanese or Scandinavian style, these high-altitude residences celebrate modernity and the surrounding landscapes!

Casa Coderch, the little-known villa of Catalan modernism


José Antonio Coderch was undoubtedly the pioneer figure of post-war architecture in Spain. It was at the end of the 1930s that the young Catalan architect established his reputation. While the country was under Franco’s regime and advocated a rationalist and monumental architecture, Coderch joined forces with other architects to modernize the discipline. His installation […]

Who is David Adjaye?

Qui est David Adjaye ?

The celebrated British-Ghanaian architect, with a string of major projects to his name, was not only the first black architect to receive the RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal, he also has the design of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and the Ruby City Center in San Antonia to his […]