Living facade of plant pots will cover Green Villa by MVRDV in the Netherlands

Architecture practice MVRDV has unveiled designs for a residential development in Sint-Michielsgestel, the Netherlands, with green walls formed of shelves of plants. Together with their co-architect Van Boven Architecten, the Dutch practice has developed Green Villa for property developer Stein to sit in a corner site on the southern edge of the town. The three-storey […]

Monterrey 55 Building / PPAA Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados

Monterrey 55 Building / PPAA Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados © Rafael Gamo + 21 © Rafael Gamo Text description provided by the architects. Monterrey 55 is a restoration and redevelopment project located in one of the most upcoming, upbeat, re–developing districts in Mexico City: La Colonia Roma. In the 19th century, Monterrey Av. used to […]

100 Stewart Hotel and Apartments / Olson Kundig

100 Stewart Hotel and Apartments / Olson Kundig © Nic Lehoux + 26 Architects Olson Kundig Location Seattle, Washington, United States Category Apartments Architect in Charge Olson Kundig, Jensen Fey Design Team Tom Kundig, Kirsten R. Murray, Jeff Ocampo, Brian Walters, Hayden Robinson, Edward Lalonde, Evan Har-lan and Lori Kirsis Area 248.0 ft2 Project Year […]

U9 Apartments / Nicolás Vázquez

U9 Apartments / Nicolás Vázquez © Moritz Bernoully Architects Nicolás Vázquez Location Mixcoac, Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico Category Apartments Design Team Emilio Rubio, Elizabeth León, Andrés Solíz, Luis Villanueva Area 2452.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photography Moritz Bernoully, Dante Busquets, Mauricio Salas, Paulino Ramírez Manufacturers Loading… © Moritz Bernoully Text description provided by the architects. […]

Vilablanch restores and revamps Barcelona’s Casa Burés

Interior design studio Vilablanch selected “silent” contemporary furnishings to deck out this Barcelona apartment block, keeping the focus on the building’s opulent original features. Casa Burés – which is longlisted in the apartment interior category of this year’s Dezeen Awards – has been designed by Vilablanch to feature a host of modern fixtures and furnishings […]

Pulsa Residential Building / Aedas

Pulsa Residential Building / Aedas Greenery nearby . Image © Aedas + 26 Architects Location Category Apartments Lead Architect Cary Lau Client Winfield Investments Ltd Area 3906.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs © Aedas Text description provided by the architects. Repulse Bay is among the most luxury residential areas in Hong Kong. Backed by mountains, […]

The Elms Boutique Apartments / Chan Architecture

The Elms Boutique Apartments / Chan Architecture © Tatjana Plitt + 18 © Tatjana Plitt Text description provided by the architects. The Elms is a boutique development of 5 apartments located on a quiet, tree-lined street in the bayside suburb of Brighton, Melbourne. The architecture of the Elms was inspired by the beautiful Elm trees […]

Treehouse is a sloping block of co-living apartments with a tree-filled atrium

Architecture studio Bo-Daa has designed Treehouse, a co-living complex in Seoul that is a stack of micro-apartments surrounding a planted atrium in a triangular concrete block. The project, which has been longlisted for a 2019 Dezeen Award, includes 76 small studios and lofts, which all have access to the shared common areas and internal garden […]

Amaya Apartment / Ventura Arquitectos

Amaya Apartment / Ventura Arquitectos © Fernando Alda + 48 © Fernando Alda Text description provided by the architects. Based on a minimalist architectural style that combines comfort with ecological sustainability, Amaya is a luxury project designed that has the objective to provide an experience of constant connection to the natural environment of the Maya […]

Wynyard Central East 2 Apartments / Architectus

Wynyard Central East 2 Apartments / Architectus © Simon Devitt + 22 Architects Architectus Location Wynyard Quarter, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand Category Apartments Lead Architect Patrick Clifford, Frank Coleman Design Team Alisha Patel, Amelia Moginie, Callum Barnett, Elizabeth Seuseu, Hamish McPhail, Jeremy Thompson, Kishan Patel, Mary Henry, Michael Whiteacre, Warren Nicholson, Severin Soder […]

LOHA tops MLK1101 housing for Los Angeles’ homeless with sloped green roof

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects has built social housing in Los Angeles featuring a green roof, herb garden, a community centre and retail spaces to foster wellness and community for those in need. Called MLK1101, the project accommodates affordable housing and a community centre in South Los Angeles, California. It comprises a four-storey building and a smaller […]

Belle Vue Senior Residence / Morris+Company

Belle Vue Senior Residence / Morris+Company © Jack Hobhouse + 24 © Jack Hobhouse Text description provided by the architects. Morris+Company has completed Belle Vue, a contemporary community for over-60s in Hampstead, north London. Combining its ambitions with those of the client, PegasusLife, it has created an innovative, holistic environment that both reinvents retirement living […]

La Borda / Lacol

© Lluc Miralles + 31 Architects Location Carrer de la Constitució, 85, 08014 Barcelona, Spain Category Apartments Area 3000.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Lluc Miralles, Lacol Manufacturers Loading… © Lluc Miralles Text description provided by the architects. La Borda housing cooperative is a development self-organized by its users to access decent, non-speculative housing that […]

Mikhail Riches creates energy-efficient terraced streets as social housing in Norwich

Goldsmith Street is a Passivhaus and high-density social housing scheme by Mikhail Riches in Norwich, England, which is shortlisted for this year’s Stirling Prize. Located near the city centre, the housing development comprises 105 terraced dwellings designed to be an affordable high-density alternative to apartment blocks. Each home faces south to maximise solar gain and […]

Donado 2325 Building / Estudio NDG + Lautaro Malnatti

Donado 2325 Building / Estudio NDG + Lautaro Malnatti © Fernando Schapochnik + 37 © Fernando Schapochnik Text description provided by the architects. Donado 2325 is a multifamily residential building located between two blank walls, 8.66m front by 32m deep. This particular lot presents the building code r2b1, and is located within the new Donado-Holmberg […]

Sant Antoni Lofts / Roman Izquierdo Bouldstridge

Sant Antoni Lofts / Roman Izquierdo Bouldstridge © Adrià Goula + 42 © Adrià Goula Text description provided by the architects. This project consists in the conversion of an 1880’s apartment into two lofts, located in the Sant Antoni district of Barcelona. A new housing scenery is created by a succession of rooms that connect […]

Shipping container micro homes with green roofs planned for UK

Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects has obtained planning permission for a development of micro homes made from shipping containers with green roofs in Aylesbury, England. Gatehouse Road is a low-cost housing scheme that is part of a series of regeneration plans for underused sites owned by the Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust. Currently the site is occupied by […]

Steve Nygren integrates European housing typologies in new Atlanta neighbourhood

Residences that take cues from the canal houses in Belgium and the Netherlands, and minimal wood-clad homes in Scandinavia feature in this new development on the outskirts of Atlanta. The new community called Serenbe was founded by Steve Nygren, who describes himself as a “developer by default”. He purchased 60 acres (24 hectares) of the […]

Ycone La Confluence Residential Tower / Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Ycone La Confluence Residential Tower / Ateliers Jean Nouvel © Guillaume Perret + 42 © Guillaume Perret Text description provided by the architects. The Confluence is an emblematic urban hub that will become historic, representative as it is of the 2000s and 2010s. The word ‘confluence’ suggests meeting, convergence. In this part of Lyon, there’s […]

Tajín 417 Building / Cometrue

Tajín 417 Building / Cometrue © Onnis Luque + 31 Architects Location Tajín 417, Narvarte Oriente, 03020 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico Category Apartments Lead Architect Jaime Miranda González Area 1860.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Onnis Luque Manufacturers Loading… © Onnis Luque Text description provided by the architects. The plot, located in the Narvarte […]

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