Articles tagged Apartment

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What can property developers learn from luxury brands? Ask Roksanda

London – To promote its WilkinsonEyre-designed apartment complex in London, real estate developer Argent brought in the help of fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić.

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For the refurbishment of a Madrid apartment, a Spanish studio looks forward by looking back

Madrid – Estudio Gonzalo del Val updated a 20-year-old domestic typology in the Spanish capital though innovative material use.

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Refuse to leave the city for the suburbs? Then build the children some nooks

Stockholm – Architect Måns Tham maximised the sleeping and leisure space in a 100 sq-m Stockholm apartment by creating a series of nooks and niches.

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Through an urban intervention project, a tree grows in Beijing

Beijing – Surrounded by dilapidated residences, an exterior annex near an office building turned youth apartment brings the joy of nature to a tough environment.

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What was this Tokyo apartment like before? Look to the ceiling for clues

Tokyo – The ceiling of the House of Wind and Light, a renovated apartment by Office Shogo Onodera, bears the tracks of its former layout.  

La Barquière by Pietri Architectes. Photo Mathieu Ducros
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La Barquière by Pietri Architectes acts like two sides of the same coin

MARSEILLE – Pietri Architectes follows a motto of ‘romantic rationalism’ and this is duly noted in this project in Marseille. Seductive curves and a shining enamelled façade …

Social Housing by Metek. Photo Didier Boy De la Tour, Irina Productions, and Metek
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The city of light just got brighter with Metek’s social housing project

PARIS – Although the street-facing façade is maintained, it’s carte blanche behind it. 

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
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An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.

Jenga Building by Herzog & de Meuron. Photo Alexander Severin Architectural
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Mark A-to-Z: N is for New York City

From Herzog & de Meuron’s new high-rise building to the High Line, we doubt we’ll ever be short of material to write about.

Cubic Houses by ADEPT. Photos Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST
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Cubic houses by ADEPT shift and slide into place

COPENHAGEN – ADEPT create a dynamic residential block that’ll make you look twice and think that it could maybe move on its own.

House with Blue Doors by Fala Atelier. Photos Ricardo Loureiro
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Fala Atelier makes one plus fun equal five

PORTO – A 20th-century home in the centre of the Portuguese city has been adapted into five small studio flats of approximately 35 sq-m.

Remez Tower by Aran Binderman and Moshe Zur. Photos Amit Giron
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Eran Binderman, Rama Dotan and Moshe Zur apply blinds all over

TEL AVIV – A glass tower includes blinds in the cavities between the inner and the outer glass panes. Not just in the windows but also in the parapet walls and window piers.