Articles tagged Apartment


Reporting From: our Head of Content’s Amsterdam home office-meets-Michelin-starred-restaurant

Amsterdam – Frame's Floor Kuitert recounts how she was able to make her boyfriend's birthday special in spite of staying at home, with help from the local hospitality industry.


Residential showrooms can be impersonal and uninspiring. Not this one

Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong – Studio Bean Buro took an empathetic and personable approach to a commercial showroom project for a Hong Kong developer.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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

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

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

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

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.