Articles on Residential

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.

Spackhuggaren by Bornstein Lyckefors. Photo Mikael Olsson
 

Bornstein Lyckefors designs a little cube on the prairie

KÄRNA – Späckhuggaren, a one-and-a-half storey residence, displays honest construction methods and Falu-red coloured cladding.

Out Now: Mark #69
Out Now: Mark #69
Platinium by Tetrarc. Photo Marie-Caroline Lucat
 

Platinium by Tetrarc has a heart of gold and a silver skin

MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the 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.

Beirut Towers by Herzog & de Meuron. Photos Iwan Baan
 

Herzog & de Meuron builds a tower of vertically layered luxury apartments

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.

Cubic Houses by ADEPT. Photos Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST
 

Cubic houses by ADEPT shift and slide into place

COPENHAGEN – ADEPT create a dynamic residential block that’ll make you look twice and think that it could maybe move on its own.

Sprzeczna 4 by BBGK Architects. Photos Juliusz Sokolows & Marcin Czechowicz
 

BBGK highlights Polish prefabrication in brick-red concrete

WARSAW – Proclaiming itself as the embodiment of all things prefabricated, Sprzeczna 4 stands out in the heart of the Praga neighbourhood in Warsaw.

IN 3 by Jean Verville. Photos Maxime Brouillet
 

Jean Verville orchestrates three minimalist installations

MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.

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Out Now: Mark #69
Mark A-to-Z: J is for Japanese Houses
 

Mark A-to-Z: J is for Japanese Houses

The quirky designs of modern housing in Japan undeniably grab our attention time and again. Here are five of our favourites.

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.

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.