Articles tagged House

Casa Kwantes by MVRDV. Photos Ossip van Duivenbode
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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.

Haus am Stürcherwald by Bernardo Bader. Photos Gustav Willeit
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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.

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Billboard: Out Now Studio O+A
Terada House by Yoshiyasu Mizuno. Photos Yoshiharu Hama / Studio Melos
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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.

A Grade-II listed tin church, bought flat-packed from a catalogue in 1880.
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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 …

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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.

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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.

Whether you are after a bit of 'tap dancing' or 'dub step', this house has it all once it saw the new-fangled intstruments built by Dave Cranmer are wired for sound.
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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 …

‘The house should not be a “stark box in an empty field” but also not a “quaint ol’ farm house”’.
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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.

Billboard: CFE Goods 3
Billboard: CFE Goods 3
The mirrored surfaces of the complex’s new assembly building intend to create a dynamic spatial interplay in the courtyard.
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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.

The compilation of cubist forms and coarse Corten cladding gives the building a timeless feel.
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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.

Lamas House – A concrete layer wraps the first floor, offering privacy whilst allowing light to filter into the centre of the site.
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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.

Adaptive reuse of the barn gives it a new lease of life and allows the architectural style to be preserved for future generations.
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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.