LONDON – The English capital can be an exciting and bustling hub of activity but, just outside the central cocoon in Greater London, opportunities can be slightly more lacking.
Rotterdam – A run-down townhouse has been fixed up into two high-end apartments, stripped down to its bare bones with smaller elements suspended in the tall voids.
Cáceres – Arturo Franco is perhaps most famously known in the industry for realising multiple interventions in the Matadero warehouse complex (former slaughterhouse) in Madrid.
PARDUBICE – A secretive timber structure hung under the remains of an old railway bridge in a castle town in the east of the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic.
SCHIEDAM – Dutch homes have a reputation of transparency, with curtain-less glazing. At Casa Kwantes, the request for privacy lends itself to the concept of a two-faced residence.
LATERNS – Haus am Stürcherwald provides a view across kilometres of nothing but a green and mountainous landscape for a client in Austria's western-most state of Vorarlberg.
FUJIEDA – Being considerate to the neighbours was a prerequisite for a residential commission where the client's plot was on the vacant land next to his parents.
LONDON – Since Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill founded The Modern House in 2005, the duo has sold some of the UK's most exceptional properties.
ZEVENHUIZEN – A new single-family residence in a rural, South Holland village called for a modern program suitable to its idyllic surroundings.
LUCERNE – The refurbishment of a nearly century-old residential complex includes a futuristic addition to the courtyard.
PARIS – The firm transformed a compact inner courtyard, located in the central district of Bastille, with the addition of a spacious family home.
Ignacio Montaldo, founder of Buenos Aires-based architectural practice Moarqs, speaks to us about how the firm seeks to challenge its own perception of design.
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