Articles tagged Residential

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A centuries-old mill, a millennium-old site: this film captures a timeless conversion

Wiltshire, England – For the fourth in a series of short films about architecture and design, Vola zooms in on McLaren Excell’s transformation of an English water mill into a …

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A palace-turned-university residence breathes life into an architectural monument

Granada, Spain – Martin Lejarraga Oficina de Arquitectura converts two 19th-century palaces in Spain into student residences, adding a touch of whimsy in the process.

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Can historical homes be redesigned to truly accommodate modern living?

London – Cleverly working around planning restrictions, Flow Architecture and Magrits completely transform a Victorian residence in London.

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Why are millennials seeking more fulfilling lives in co-living spaces?

London – Co-living specialist The Collective challenges the stigma of swapping size for convenience in London's Canary Wharf.

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Layering new surfaces over old makes a heritage house emphatically modern

Shanghai – Without altering the layout or touching historical elements, Wutopia Lab use colour and texture to entirely 'rewrite' a Shanghai residence.

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Part nurture, part nature, seamless smart living of the future is now

A mix of the organic with the high tech, the Haier Smart Home Experience Centre designed by Spacemen, lets visitors experience the brand and its cutting edge smart living technology in one seamless …

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Why designing for data is key to creating resilient communities

Projects by Space10 and UNStudio show how user-owned data networks can support the creation of innovative and highly adaptive habitation.

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User empowerment is key to designing for future living, agree industry leaders

Eindhoven – During a Dutch Design Week talk, Winy Maas, Julian Ellerby, Johannes Torpe and Sebastiaan Sanders imagined life in 2040, with presentations from Studio Lonk and Soft …

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After a move to the seaside, a lifelong Londoner finds new creative energy

St Leonards-on-Sea, United Kingdom – Settling in the quiet seaside town of St Leonards-on-Sea, Toby Warren experienced a renewed sense of creative freedom to explore new ways of …

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This conceptual flat is designed to tell the story of Milan’s mob world in the 1970s

Milan – Designed by architect Ceren Sisik and entrepreneur Luca Poggiaroni, Casa Marmota’s interiors acquaint people with the illicit past of a neighbourhood in the city.

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Is this residence a test drive for a Crosby Studios-branded hotel?

Moscow – A mixed-use home showed architect Harry Nuriev how to deliver a new spatial experience on-brand with his studio’s retail and hospitality work.

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What constitutes an authentic representation of an architect’s work?

Amsterdam – A project's renders secured the People’s Vote in the Frame Awards 2019 Large Apartment of the Year category, illuminating how the image has come to challenge material as …