Articles tagged House


MVRDV sculpts a back-to-front villa around an olive tree

ROTTERDAM – Dutch homes have a reputation of transparency, with curtain-less glazing. At Casa Kwantes, the request for privacy lends itself to the concept of a two-faced residence.


A traditional timber house by Bernardo Bader nestles in a forest landscape

LATERNS – Haus am Stürcherwald provides a view across kilometres of nothing but a green and mountainous landscape for a client in Austria’s western-most state of Vorarlberg.

Billboard Copenhagen trip
Billboard Copenhagen trip

Yoshiyasu Mizuno disguises the full scale of a timber house on a confined site

FUJIEDA – Being considerate to the neighbours was a prerequisite for a residential commission where the client’s plot was on the vacant land next to his parents.


The Modern House: Q&A with an estate agency that lifts the spirits

LONDON – Since Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill founded The Modern House in 2005, the duo has sold some of the UK’s most exceptional properties like the Ahm House by Jørn Utzon and Povl Ahm and …


Ubalt expands a micro flat in Marais with fluted divisions

PARIS – A dwelling of 36-sq-m transcends its spatial limitations with the harmonious union of fluted walls, tinted mirrors and hovering marble slabs.


Libertine Lindenberg joins the shareconomy in Frankfurt's historical district

Libertine Lindenberg taps into the shareconomy living movement, providing a community-cum-hotel in Frankfurt.


Household objects as musical instruments redefine the term 'house party'

This project called for a whole host of technical wizardry to not only manipulate household objects into synthesising sound but creating instruments that could stand the test of time during a house …


Rotterdam firm Personal Architecture modernises the Dutch Dike House

ZEVENHUIZEN – A new single-family residence in a rural, South Holland village called for a modern program suitable to its idyllic surroundings.

Frame Milan Design week
Frame Milan Design week

Steiner Sarnen Schweiz updates housing complex with a bold, new identity

LUCERNE – The refurbishment of a nearly century-old residential complex includes a futuristic addition to the courtyard.


Jacques Moussafir Architectes infills a Parisian courtyard with a house

PARIS – The firm transformed a compact inner courtyard, located in the central district of Bastille, with the addition of a spacious family home.


Moarqs discusses its venture into residential design with three distinct projects

Ignacio Montaldo, founder of Buenos Aires-based architectural practice Moarqs, speaks to us about how the firm seeks to challenge its own perception of design.


OFIS Arhitekti revamps a vernacular Slovenian barn into a timber-lined apartment

BOHINJ – A shell-like insertion was nestled within the existing structure, transforming the building into a comfortable living space.