Articles tagged Housing


A spare room in Prague doubles as a fashionably functional guest suite

Hospitality stakes have been raised considerably in Prague, however, where a homeowner tapped Daniel Baudis and Daniel Rohan of Ddaann to design a stylish extension for hosting family and friends.

Bold geometry meets social needs.

Antonini Darmon Architectes sheathes Parisian housing block with stacked arcades

PARIS – A social housing project in Boulogne-Billancourt by Antonini Darmon Architectes uses the rich language of classical architecture to create a palace for its inhabitants.

Leaderbord: Vescom 2
Leaderbord: Vescom 2
A central courtyard with hanging gardens provides a distinct social atmosphere.

Jacques Ferrier unveils new urban development in the French Riviera

MONTPELLIER – Inspired by Mediterranean iconography, a Paris firm contributes a multi-purpose complex to the development of France’s fastest growing city.

An outer layer of terraces offers each apartment a private balcony.

Tham & Videgård's new apartments balance urban and lakeside contexts

JÖNKÖPING – A Stockholm-based firm creates iconic, sustainable housing for a scenic site in a southern Swedish town.

The renovation unites the regional offices of a company with a strong visual identity.

Studioninedots hacks out an atrium

HILVERSUM – A 1970s office building on the former industrial site known as Lucent gets an upgrade for new housing corporation headquarters.

The dormitories form a spatial and aesthetic link between existing and forthcoming sections of the campus.

C.F. Møller upgrades Danish campus with new student dormitories

ODENSE – The main campus of the University of Southern Denmark adds optimistic quarters to its historical functionalist campus.

The towers achieve an effect of lightness with an curved envelope formed by ribboning parapets.

IDOM breaks the mould with Torresolo Public Housing Project

LEIOA – A global firm takes a dynamic and fluid approach to a new pair of residential towers in the Bilbao area.

The project brief consisted of two distinct requirements, to convert an existing building and to design a new structure.

ECDM's curvaceous façade lifts above a garden to preserve Paris' green spaces

PARIS – A building project where the architectural firm aspired to preserve the green site – a rarity in the densely-built city centre.

Flowing metallic strips characterise the exterior, running from the ground upwards to tower above the building.

Tetrarc adorns social housing with weaving aluminium towers

PARIS – With a sensitivity to the context of the encompassing Boulogne-Billancourt district, Tetrarc's design combines Paris' traditional architectural proportions and modern material …

‘We believe that beautiful housing accommodations are bright, well-oriented and offer wide views,’ explain the architects.

Towering architectural intervention envisions high-rise living enfolded in greenery

NANTES – The latest addition to the ZAC du Pré Gauchet development area embraces a green initiative for housing from a/LTA.

Presented with an open lot, the architects devised a creative solution to allow residents to control privacy.

Comte Vollenweider's adjustable timber facades let housing complex residents control privacy

MOUANS-SARTOUX – Located in a medieval town in the south-eastern corner of France, a social housing complex brings a contemporary edge to the historic area.

A fragmented facade guides parents, children and staff into the new mixed-use site.

VIB Architecture merges student residence and nursery to serve bustling Parisian district

PARIS – VIB Architecture organises buildings, new and old to form a new mixed-use site.