Articles on Residential

Kew House by McLaren Excell. Photos Simone Bossi
 

A straight-edged extension by McLaren Excell simplifies complexity

LONDON – Often, a more viable option for gaining additional living space in the English capital is to increase the footprint of the home that you already have.

House with Blue Doors by Fala Atelier. Photos Ricardo Loureiro
 

Fala Atelier makes one plus fun equal five

PORTO – A 20th-century home in the centre of the Portuguese city has been adapted into five small studio flats of approximately 35 sq-m.

Out Now: Mark #68
Out Now: Mark #68
House H by HHF Architects. Photos Michael Christian Peters
 

A top-heavy house by HHF hides a secret

STARNBERG – The archetypal shape of House H is inconspicuous and unassuming against its backdrop, as it stands quietly isolated within a picturesque landscape.

New'R by Hamonic+Masson & Associés. Photos Takuji Shimmura
 

Hamonic+Masson stratifies a metaphor for the city

NANTES – The design of the New'R building is all about bringing people together to create a community. A simple proposition, perhaps, but in practise not quite so easy.

Remez Tower by Aran Binderman and Moshe Zur. Photos Amit Giron
 

Eran Binderman, Rama Dotan and Moshe Zur apply blinds all over

TEL AVIV – A glass tower includes blinds in the cavities between the inner and the outer glass panes. Not just in the windows but also in the parapet walls and window piers.

Nuages Housing by XTU Architects. Photos David Foessel
 

XTU Architects inspires the reality of living in the sky

PARIS – Protected by a small garden, Nuages – which translates as 'clouds' – is an eight-storey residential project that was inspired by its environment.

Emonim House by Israelevitz Architects. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

Israelevitz Architects turns a building structure into an enigma

SHFELA – From their small office in old Jaffa, husband and wife Dan and Hila Israelevitz specialize in villas. They do other projects too but their heart is with designing houses.

Tel Aviv Housing by Ilan Pivko. Photos Omri Amsalem / Din Aharoni
 

Ilan Pivko introduces new forms to an old Jaffa neighbourhood

TEL AVIV – Florentin is one of Tel Aviv's most up-and-coming neighbourhoods and the densely-built area has a different character from the rest of the city.

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Out Now: Mark #68
Casa Murray Music by Carazo Arquitectura. Photos Roberto D’Ambrosio
 

Carazo Arquitectura interprets a house of experimentation and adventure

HEREDIA – Casa Murray Music is not a simple house in which its occupants simply exist. Instead, it is a place of exploration and discovery.

Pop XYZ by Triptyqye. Photos Fernando Guerra
 

Triptyque's residential complex creates a dual-façade across many faces

SÃO PAULO – As one of the world's most populated cities, São Paulo has more than its fair share of high-rise architecture and is home to many of Brazil's tallest skyscrapers.

Skypark by Concrete Architectural Associates. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

Residents can escape the city chaos on the Skypark roof terrace by Concrete

HONG KONG – A new clubhouse has opened 28-storeys above the densely-populated district of Mongkok – an area known for its high concentration of bars, clubs and restaurants.

85 Championnet by Chartier-Corbasson. Photos Romain Meffre / Yves Marchand
 

Chartier-Corbasson's forged façade adds a fresh face to a traditional street

PARIS – The residences on Rue Championnet were built during the Haussmann era of the mid-19th century, with each structure mimicking the appearance of the next.