CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.
KÄRNA – Späckhuggaren, a one-and-a-half storey residence, displays honest construction methods and Falu-red coloured cladding.
MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the neighbourhood.
SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.
BEIRUT – A tower of stacked concrete plates breaks the rule of faceless apartment blocks that are being erected as part of the city’s masterplan to rejuvenate the area.
COPENHAGEN – ADEPT create a dynamic residential block that’ll make you look twice and think that it could maybe move on its own.
WARSAW – Proclaiming itself as the embodiment of all things prefabricated, Sprzeczna 4 stands out in the heart of the Praga neighbourhood in Warsaw.
MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.
The quirky designs of modern housing in Japan undeniably grab our attention time and again. Here are five of our favourites.
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.
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.
STARNBERG – The archetypal shape of House H is inconspicuous and unassuming against its backdrop, as it stands quietly isolated within a picturesque landscape.
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