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.
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.
QUEBEC CITY – The design of a private residence piques the interest of passing bears and accommodates the client's wishes for a platform to take in the sublime views.
CORNING – Thomas Phifer and Partners restore the modernist museum building of the Corning Museum of Glass and attach an addition which exudes the potential of glass.
BIEVILLE-BEUVILLE – Maison Spirale in northern France is created as a revolt against the rigidity of standardised housing developments.
PARIS – A housing unit in France adds a functional twist to the average built balcony space.
JENA – In a city where the roots of history run deep, an imprint of modern architecture is making its presence known.
BORDEAUX – Herzog & de Meuron completes the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux combining smooth curves and straight lines, creating an uplifting stadium.
MEXICO CITY – A residential building development by Cadaval & Sola-Morales takes root inside a house of historical value.
TOYOTA – A residence in Toyota embodies the image of terraced rice fields in form and composition.
MELBOURNE – 'Converted warehouse' might sound like a hip house-flip but can overlook the fact that the space now stores humans rather than objects.
TOKYO – In Hachioji, about forty kilometres to the west of Tokyo, Kunihiko Matsuba of TYRANT has designed a small complex that accommodates a dental clinic and a house.
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