Articles on House

 

Eastwest Architecture's garden shed provides plenty of height for skipping and jumping

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.

 

Shift's Matryoshka House questions the relationship between living spaces

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.

 

Arturo Franco describes his latest project as 'a catalogue of solutions'

Cáceres – Arturo Franco is perhaps most famously known in the industry for realising multiple interventions in the Matadero warehouse complex (former slaughterhouse) in Madrid.

 

H3T Architekti's mysterious black house provides a floating shelter

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.

 

MVRDV sculpts a back-to-front villa around an olive tree

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.

 

A traditional timber house by Bernardo Bader nestles in a forest landscape

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.

 

Yoshiyasu Mizuno disguises the full scale of a timber house on a confined site

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.

 

The Modern House is an estate agency that lifts the spirits

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.

 

Personal Architecture modernises the Dutch Dike House

ZEVENHUIZEN – A new single-family residence in a rural, South Holland village called for a modern program suitable to its idyllic surroundings.

 

Steiner Sarnen Schweiz updates a housing complex with a bold, new identity

LUCERNE – The refurbishment of a nearly century-old residential complex includes a futuristic addition to the courtyard.

 

Jacques Moussafir Architectes infills a Parisian courtyard with a house

PARIS – The firm transformed a compact inner courtyard, located in the central district of Bastille, with the addition of a spacious family home.

 

Moarqs discusses its venture into residential design with three distinct projects

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.