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Mark A-to-Z: W is for Windows

‘When one door closes, a window opens,’ goes the saying.

Offices by Brenac & Gonzalez. Photos Sergio Grazia / Stefan Tuchila
 

Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés personifies three urban objects with a strong identity

PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.

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Nuages Housing by XTU Architects. Photos David Foessel
 

XTU Architects inspires the reality of living in the sky

PARIS – Protected by a small garden, Nuages – which translates as 'clouds' – is an eight-storey residential project that was inspired by its environment.

85 Championnet by Chartier-Corbasson. Photos Romain Meffre / Yves Marchand
 

Chartier-Corbasson's forged façade adds a fresh face to a traditional street

PARIS – The residences on Rue Championnet were built during the Haussmann era of the mid-19th century, with each structure mimicking the appearance of the next.

Benoit & Roselyne House by Dixneufquatrevingtsix. Photos Florian Kleinefenn
 

Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix frames the landscape by merging structure and sculpture

NIMES – A modern extension has been added to Benoît and Roselyne's traditional farmhouse in the south of France in order to accommodate a growing family.

B30 Renovation by KAAN Architects. Photos Karin Borghouts
 

Kaan Architecten reinterprets century-old ideas to realise a contemporary renovation

THE HAGUE – Originally built in 1917, the former home of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has been renovated for a second time.

Deep House by Poly.m.ur. Photos Kyungsub Shin
 

Poly.m.ur's Deep House is a culmination of solutions for a brief of clashing elements

SEOUL – Keeping in line with Korean building regulations isn't the easiest part of an architect's job. Keeping clients happy isn't always a breeze either.

Ackerstrassa 29 by NPS Tchoban Voss. Photos Werner Huthmacher
 

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.

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Korca Icon Museum by Bolles+Wilson. Photos Roman Mensing
 

Bolles+Wilson helps Albania piece together its cultural heritage

KORCA – The story of the Icon Museum goes back to communist Albania and provides a wealth of history to influence the new architectural interior.

Bold geometry meets social needs.
 

Antonini Darmon Architectes sheathes a Parisian housing block with stacked arcades

PARIS – A social housing project in Boulogne-Billancourt by Antonini Darmon Architectes uses the rich language of classical architecture to create a palace for its inhabitants.

An irregular, four story void carved out of the centre forms a new atrium.
 

Studioninedots hacks out an atrium

HILVERSUM – A 1970s office building on the former industrial site known as Lucent gets an upgrade for new housing corporation headquarters.

The white, angular building appears to coil vertically and nestle back onto itself, wrapping around a private courtyard.
 

Nathanael Dorent and Mark Havasi reject rigid housing with a spiralling residence

BIEVILLE-BEUVILLE – Maison Spirale in northern France is created as a revolt against the rigidity of standardised housing developments.