Articles on Residential

Benoit & Roselyne House by Dixneufquatrevingtsix. Photos Florian Kleinefenn
 

Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix frames the landscape by merging structure and sculpture

NIMES – A modern extension has been added to Benoît and Roselyne's traditional farmhouse in the south of France in order to accommodate a growing family.

Mill 24 by Caramel Architects. Photos Hertha Hurnaus
 

Caramel Architects squeezes a complete living experience into a roof space

VIENNA – For quite some time, residents in the Austrian capital have relied on the ability to extend their townhouses vertically, converting roof space into extra quarters for living.

Makris House by Kavellaris Urban Design. Photos Billy Kavellaris
 

KUD designs a contemporary house as a 'conversation of dualities'

MELBOURNE – Victoria is geographically the smallest state in Australia; it is also the most densely populated and this is creating a shift in its architectural language.

Chalres House by Austin Maynard Architects. Photos Peter Bennetts
 

Light pervades the moody spaces in Austin Maynard Architects' house of contrasts

MELBOURNE – A luscious and dynamic garden brings Charles House to life. The house itself was realised a little over a year ago but it is only now that the landscaping is finalised.

Deep House by Poly.m.ur. Photos Kyungsub Shin
 

Poly.m.ur's Deep House is a culmination of solutions for a brief of clashing elements

SEOUL – Keeping in line with Korean building regulations isn't the easiest part of an architect's job. Keeping clients happy isn't always a breeze either.

Chimney House by Dekleva Gregorič Architects. Photos Flavio Coddou
 

Dekleva Gregorič Architects combines tradition with negative space

LOGATEC – One of the simplest ideas of all inspires the form of a timber-clad home in central Slovenia: the chimney.

White Clouds by More Architects and Poggi Architecture. Photos Javier Callejas
 

More Architects' cloud clusters promote heavenly living

SAINTES – With the French government demanding that at least 20 per cent of every city is offered as social housing, many new developments are being built.

Matryoshka House by Shift. Photos Noortje Knulst
 

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.

Lot D by Petitdidier Prioux. Photos Sergio Grazia
 

Petitdidier Prioux manufactures green space within a brick development

Paris – The 109 apartments of Lot D complete the residential complex on the grounds of the former Boucicaut Hospital.

Terada House by Yoshiyasu Mizuno. Photos Yoshiharu Hama / Studio Melos
 

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.

Krøyers Square Apartments by COBE & VLA. Photos Rasmus Hjortshøj
 

Krøyers Square apartments are a modern interpretation of historical warehouses

COPENHAGEN – The historical vernacular of a small district east of the city is something that Danish firms Cobe and Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects were determined to celebrate.

Casa Lautaro by Felipe Alarcón. Photos Pablo Casals Aguirre
 

Felipe Alarcón looks to the sky for a renovation that keeps memories intact

LINARES – It is a prerequisite for an architect to consider aesthetics and structural integrity. Less often considered is phenomenology and tapping into the attachment of place.