Articles on Residential


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 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.

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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.


A three-dwelling modernization resembles a veiled vision of its former self

MONTREAL – Adding to an expansive portfolio of residential architecture, Nature Humaine provides a simple renovation to the end-of-terrace house at the corner of two streets.


Woods Bagot uses a metallic façade to reference the historically industrial neighbourhood

MELBOURNE – An influx of new residents has resulted in flats and apartments now making up nearly 60 per cent of private dwellings in the district north of the main city.


Valdivieso constructs a house on top of a water tank

ALPEDRETE – A former water cistern provides the foundation for a single-occupancy home near Madrid.


A louvered façade infiltrates light into Studio Sumo’s student accommodation

TOGANE – With the latest census showing a worrying decline in Japan’s population, universities must adapt in order to attract international students to take up study opportunities.


A concrete tent creates a space void of domestic 'extras'

OAXACA – A tiny house designed as a holiday home for a couple in Mexico is one of young architect Aranza de Ariño’s first professional projects.

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Copenhagen Travel

NPS Tchoban Voss thinks outside the box with scattered concrete frames

BERLIN – In Berlin's borough of Mitte, Ackerstrasse 29 stands out from the crowd as a residential building with a rather uncommon external appearance.


Two twisting towers turn eyes to the Florida coast

MIAMI – BIG's residential high-rise in Coconut Grove, the oldest and greenest neighbourhood in Miami, is the first to be built for over a decade.


Metallic-clad towers take centre stage at the Australian Embassy by Denton Corker Marshall

JAKARTA – Three distinct typologies make up the new Australian Embassy, which is designed to act as a ‘city within a city’ in the Indonesian capital.


A small house has big character thanks to Krupinski/Krupinska Arkitekter

STOCKHOLM – Krupinski/Krupinska Arkitekter was bound to a maximum footprint of 40 sq-m for a family summerhouse off the coast of Sweden.