Simpatia Apartment / Estúdio Penha

Simpatia Apartment / Estúdio Penha © Alexandre Disaro + 23 Architects Estúdio Penha Location Jardim das Bandeiras, São Paulo – SP, Brazil Category Renovation Architecture Project Estúdio Penha Project Team Vitor Penha, Veronica Molina, Eloisa Marçola Area 398.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Alexandre Disaro Manufacturers Loading… © Alexandre Disaro Text description provided by the […]

Multifamily Housing Equilibrium 1 / taller de arquitectura de bogotá

Multifamily Housing Equilibrium 1 / taller de arquitectura de bogotá © Alejandro Arango + 18 © Alejandro Arango Text description provided by the architects. The reflection or formulated question in this project was focused on how to design a tower in height that simultaneously allowed compact units and diversity. © Alejandro Arango © Alejandro Arango […]

IKEA and Queen of Sweden adapt modular BoKlok housing for the elderly

IKEA and Skanska are collaborating with the Queen of Sweden on an offshoot of their modular BoKlok housing that will meet the needs of the elderly and people with dementia. Named SilviaBo, the housing project is being developed in Sweden by IKEA, Skanska and Silviahemmet, a dementia-care foundation established by Queen Silvia of Sweden. The […]

Cerrada de La Paz #19 Building / Estudio Tacubaya

Save this picture! © Mauricio Salas + 34 Architects Estudio Tacubaya Location Closed of La Paz # 19, Escandón I. Section. Del. Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX., Mexico Category Residential Lead Architects Arq. Jesús A Rodríguez Loria Collaborators Arq. Hugo Acosta Facility Project Ing. Ignacio Padilla Structural Project Ing. Ricardo Camacho Administration and coordination Estudio Tacubaya S.C. […]

IAAC graduates propose parasitic pods as alternative to cage homes in Hong Kong

Flux Haus is a parasitic housing scheme, which has been conceptualised by Kammil Carranza, Jitendra Farkade and Vinay Khare, that would engulf five towers in Hong Kong with single-person pods. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia graduates designed the grid structure covered in moving single-occupancy pods to be a “more dignified” alternative to cage homes – tiny dwellings enclosed […]

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 […]

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