Articles tagged Residential

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In Seoul, this five-storey residential project breaks all the rules

Seoul – A residential project by STPMJ architects reveals an unconventional way of building homes in dense areas of South Korea.

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UNStudio reconsiders the role of the architect in Knowledge Matters

Amsterdam – In their Frame Publishers book, the UNStudio founders discuss how network knowledge permeated through several of their projects.

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Refuse to leave the city for the suburbs? Then build the children some nooks

Stockholm – Architect Måns Tham maximised the sleeping and leisure space in a 100 sq-m Stockholm apartment by creating a series of nooks and niches.

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In South Bohemia, Atelier 111 challenges traditional suburban typology

Litvínovice, Czech Republic – A Czech family house in a small village imports minimalism in response to aesthetic oversaturation and housing needs.

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What was this Tokyo apartment like before? Look to the ceiling for clues

Tokyo – The ceiling of the House of Wind and Light, a renovated apartment by Office Shogo Onodera, bears the tracks of its former layout.  

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He’s 193 centimetres tall. She’s 149. This is a house fit for both.

London – Urban Mesh Design came up with hip-height compromises to adjust this residence to its two vertically disparate main dwellers. 

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Out Now: Frame 125 - High-Density Housing

Amsterdam – The newest print issue of Frame shows us how we will live tomorrow. Should we build upwards or outwards? 

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Here’s the increasingly popular alternative to design museums – and even Airbnb

Utrecht – The founder of the Iconic Houses Network explains why these homes are such a treat for design fans – and what the masterpieces of the future could be.

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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.

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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.