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ACRO by Apollo Architects. Photo Masao Nishikawa
 

Apollo Architects confronts the public and private sides of residential living with ACRO

CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.

House for a photographer by FORM/Kouichi Kimura. Photo Norihito Yamauchi & Yoshihiro Asada
 

There’s more than meets the eye in FORM’s new house

SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.

Out Now: Mark #70
Out Now: Mark #70
High House by Delordinaire. Photos Olivier Blouin
 

Delordinaire plays with the archetype of a home to create interesting relationships

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.

Smooth curves create functional spaces with surfaces that appear to sweep from one volume to the next.
 

Sweeping curves of bespoke stone connect a Danish villa with the sea

AARHUS – A private client gave Copenhagen-based studio ADEPT a rare opportunity to build a villa close to the edge of the sea in Denmark.

Large windows and wooden hues balance the geometrical lines. Photo Nick Frank
 

Mind Architects Collective designs an office that feels friendly and dutiful

BISCHOFSHEIM – Most stereotypes tend to have a bad connotation, but not in this case.

The villa, housing a family of four, was completely renovated into a contemporary and innovative home.
 

A house by Leth & Gori expands upwards with roof extensions

FREDENSBORG – When plans to renovate a low-level family house in a Danish town faced planning restrictions, innovative solutions were required.

Scape House sits on a hillside site in Shiga Prefecture overlooking Lake Biwa.
 

Scape House by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects

BIWA-KO – When Japanese architect Kouichi Kimura was interviewed for his feature in Mark #47, he made a crystallizing statement: 'I make architecture for my clients, not for myself.'