Articles tagged Residential

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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.

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.

La Barquière by Pietri Architectes. Photo Mathieu Ducros
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La Barquière by Pietri Architectes acts like two sides of the same coin

MARSEILLE – Pietri Architectes follows a motto of ‘romantic rationalism’ and this is duly noted in this project in Marseille. Seductive curves and a shining enamelled façade …

House in Ohue by Daisuke Hanamoto. Photo Kenji Masunaga
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Daisaku Hanamoto’s house mingles with its surroundings

KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.

Social Housing by Metek. Photo Didier Boy De la Tour, Irina Productions, and Metek
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The city of light just got brighter with Metek’s social housing project

PARIS – Although the street-facing façade is maintained, it’s carte blanche behind it. 

Stratum House by stpmj. Photo Song Yousub
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A concrete medley by stpmj is cast as a residential façade

ICHEON – A 1:1 ratio of geologic inspiration and architecture amounts to an interesting façade aesthetic.

House Ship by ANA Architecten. Photo Luuk Kramer
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ANA Architecten convinces a boat to become a house

AMSTERDAM – ANA Architecten appropriated a Belgian cargo boat and created an idyllic family boathouse.

Bayford Mews by pH+. Photo Agnese Sanvito
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Brick-clad Bayford Mews by pH+ weaves itself into the urban fabric

LONDON – Eccentricity is toned down and replaced by order and ingenuity in the design of Bayford Mews, a three-unit residential building.