Articles tagged Private

ACRO by Apollo Architects. Photo Masao Nishikawa
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Apollo Architects confronts the public and private sides of residential living with ACRO

CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.

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.

High House by Delordinaire. Photos Olivier Blouin
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Delordinaire plays with the archetype of a home to create interesting relationships

QUEBEC CITY – The design of a private residence piques the interest of passing bears and accommodates the client’s wishes for a platform to take in the sublime views.

Smooth curves create functional spaces with surfaces that appear to sweep from one volume to the next.
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Sweeping curves of bespoke stone connect a Danish villa with the sea

AARHUS – A private client gave Copenhagen-based studio ADEPT a rare opportunity to build a villa close to the edge of the sea in Denmark.

Large windows and wooden hues balance the geometrical lines. Photo Nick Frank
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Mind Architects Collective designs an office that feels friendly and dutiful

BISCHOFSHEIM – Most stereotypes tend to have a bad connotation, but not in this case.

The villa, housing a family of four, was completely renovated into a contemporary and innovative home.
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Roof House by Leth & Gori

FREDENSBORG – When plans to renovate a low-level family house in a Danish town faced planning restrictions, innovative solutions were required.

Scape House sits on a hillside site in Shiga Prefecture overlooking Lake Biwa.
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Scape House by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects

BIWA-KO – When Japanese architect Kouichi Kimura was interviewed for his feature in Mark #47, he made a crystallizing statement: ‘I make architecture for my clients, not for myself.’