Articles tagged Residential

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A 90s house in Seoul gets a colourful update

Seoul – Daniel Valle Architects brought a typical 90s dwelling straight into the present with a process that mirrored the history of the neighbourhood. 

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A formerly derelict chapel is now a guesthouse for a London family

London – With the help of some rather light materials, Craftworks turned the heavy ruins of a forsaken chapel into a bright four-bedroom home.

Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
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In this Danish house, the rooms transform when the kids come home

Copenhagen – The accordion features in the Brought Together House make room for stepchildren every other week –and turn into adult-friendly spaces when they’re gone.

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In Melbourne, terrace house King Bill gives back to the community

Melbourne, Australia – A residential renovation by Austin Maynard Architects focused on sharing its garden spaces with the neighbours.

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Tradition meets normcore in Schemata’s newest mixed space

Kanagawa, Japan – The making of a residence and workspace designed by Schemata Architects engages the building’s history while introducing normcore.

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ODA New York inverts the high-rise residence hierarchy

New York City – Typically penthouse-only perks are democratized in 100 Norfolk as ODA turns a limitation into a USP and architectural convention on its head.

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Arch Studio gives a literal twist to a traditional Chinese typology

BEIJING – Reinterpretating the siheyuan, Arch Studio uses a meandering walkway to disrupt the hierarchy and formality of the Qing dynasty courtyard house.

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Architecture for a new fluidity of living spaces

CARPI, Italy – A minimalist design by Gian Luca Montanari of MGGM Studio takes a structural approach to space, balancing architectural volumes with the outdoors.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Villa X by Barcode Architects. Photo by Christian van der Kooy
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Villa X by Barcode Architects marks the spot

BRABANT – Barcode Architects brings simplicity, material quality, and a contemporary appearance to a villa in Brabant, the Netherlands.

Two Skins House by Veronica Arcos. Photo Cristobal Palma
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Sharp edges define the geometric house by Veronica Arcos

PICHICUY – On the Chilean coast, the Pacific Ocean is in view from a geometric gem of a house designed by Veronica Arcos.

House in Muraz by Savioz Fabrizzi. Photo thomas jantscher
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Savioz Fabrizzi transforms a Swiss barn into a semi-detached house

MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.

House 33 by Marchi Architects. Photo Fernando Guerra
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House 33 by Marchi Architects lives out of the Symbioz car

FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.