Articles tagged Residential

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A retirement residence in Quebec helps senior citizens live better, by empathetic design

Sainte-Dorothée, Quebec – Montreal-based firm ADCF Architecture develops a humane residence to aid Québécois senior citizens in retaining their independence and autonomy.

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This former designer left London and ended up becoming a successful beekeeper

Somerset, United Kingdom – Paul Webb is a former designer who decided to move from London to rural Somerset and become a beekeeper.

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What can property developers learn from luxury brands? Ask Roksanda

London – To promote its WilkinsonEyre-designed apartment complex in London, real estate developer Argent brought in the help of fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić.

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‘Frustration can disappear very quickly when you’re surrounded by silence’

Is Aresus, Italy – Kyre Chenven (a Californian designer) and Ivano Atzori (a Milanese former graffiti artist) decided to open their studio in a rural area of Sardinia.

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Three generations in a single house? That’s nothing: How about three families?

Shanghai – AZL Architects designed a cross-generational house in the rural outskirts of Shanghai, allowing several family members to care for their ailing parents.

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In Paris’ Station F, smart co-living design elevates the city’s tech start-up industry

Paris – Flatmates is a new Cutwork-designed co-living space that addresses the contemporary lifestyle shifts of the growing start-up community in the French capital.

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Why does this apartment building have such a detailed underground parking space?

Málaga – Designed by Muñoz Miranda Architects, this residential apartment building in Málaga pays special attention to the car park, a space often overlooked by developers.

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You see a broken-down farm, but this young photographer saw a studio-home

Herefordshire, England – Young photographer, Luke Evans, left London to move into an old barn in a countryside inhabited only by 1.600 people.

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In Amsterdam Noord, this British lightship was turned into a permanent home

Amsterdam – Lightship 12 was renovated and restored by OTH Architecten over 12 years to give a Dutch media entrepreneur and his family a unique residential space in the crowded city.

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This Chinese suburban house does justice to the natural environment around it

Tangshan, China – Designed by Archstudio, this suburban house in Tangshan uses brick and wood to live up to the natural beauty of the orchards and bodies of water around it.

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This translucent two-generation home in rural Japan was inspired by greenhouses

Furano, Japan – Instead of tearing down a house that still holds Hokkaido’s agricultural heritage, Yoshichika Takagi turned it into a residential greenhouse for a large family.

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This curved building in London shows not every house should be soundproof

London – Chance de Silva Architects and Scanner designed a residential house in London to explore the boundary between sound and architecture.