Articles tagged Housing

Stratum House by stpmj. Photo Song Yousub
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A concrete medley by stpmj is cast as a residential façade

ICHEON – A 1:1 ratio of geologic inspiration and architecture amounts to an interesting façade aesthetic.

Platinium by Tetrarc. Photo Marie-Caroline Lucat
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Platinium by Tetrarc has a heart of gold and a silver skin

MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the neighbourhood.

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House for a photographer by FORM/Kouichi Kimura. Photo Norihito Yamauchi & Yoshihiro Asada
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There’s more than meets the eye in FORM’s new house

SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.

Beirut Towers by Herzog & de Meuron. Photos Iwan Baan
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Herzog & de Meuron builds a tower of vertically layered luxury apartments

BEIRUT – A tower of stacked concrete plates breaks the rule of faceless apartment blocks that are being erected as part of the city’s masterplan to rejuvenate the area.

IN 3 by Jean Verville. Photos Maxime Brouillet
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Jean Verville orchestrates three minimalist installations

MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.

Nuages Housing by XTU Architects. Photos David Foessel
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XTU Architects inspires the reality of living in the sky

PARIS – Protected by a small garden, Nuages – which translates as 'clouds' – is an eight-storey residential project that was inspired by its environment.

Tel Aviv Housing by Ilan Pivko. Photos Omri Amsalem / Din Aharoni
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Ilan Pivko introduces new forms to an old Jaffa neighbourhood

TEL AVIV – Florentin is one of Tel Aviv's most up-and-coming neighbourhoods and the densely-built area has a different character from the rest of the city.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron. Photos Alexander Severin Architectural
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The raw interior of Herzog & de Meuron's jenga building has been revealed

NEW YORK CITY – Sparkly and shiny domestic properties are very nice for living in but often don't make the most interesting of subjects to critique.

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15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign
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Metaform coils 15 residential units around a curve on a slope

LUXEMBOURG CITY – No sane architect has grand dreams of building on a curved site with an aggressively-steep topography.

Lot D by Petitdidier Prioux. Photos Sergio Grazia
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Petitdidier Prioux manufactures green space within a brick development

Paris – The 109 apartments of Lot D complete the residential complex on the grounds of the former Boucicaut Hospital.

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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.
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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.