DZ Bank, Berlin - Germany, Gehry Frank

DZ Bank

Completed in June 1999, DZ Bank is a 20,000-square-meter (215,000-square-foot) multi-use center that includes a five-story office building with a conference center and a 10-story luxury condominium building. The development […]

Illa de la Llum

The building of the Illa Llum, located in Barcelona, is a project that proposes a set of homes located on the corner of Avenida Faria to Selva de Mar, in […]

Madrid Public Housing, Madrid - Spain, Morphosis

Madrid Public Housing

In a suburban Madrid neighborhood of conventional, anonymous housing blocks, we devised a typology of porosity to suit the social ideals of this project type. As an alternative to towering […]

Casa Becerril, Tijuana - Mexico, graciastudio

Casa Becerril

The original placement of the house was dictated by the search for Light and a main open patio in a narrow lot situated in between two tall houses that shaded […]


Defy the conventional. That was the design objective of this award-winning, 39-story residential tower in the “Greektown” neighborhood of downtown Chicago. The 800,000 square foot tower’s innovative vertical and horizontal […]

Carabanchel Social Housing, Madrid - Spain, Foreign Office Architects

Carabanchel Social Housing

Operating within a severely limited budget, the Carabanchel Social Housing project is 100 social housing units on the outskirts of Madrid. The development, within a regeneration area, is bounded by […]

Am Kaiserkai 10-12 / The OVAL, Hamburg - Germany, Ingenhoven Architects

Am Kaiserkai 10-12 (The OVAL)

Am Kaiserkai 10-12 (The OVAL). The oval residential tower by the Traditional Ship Harbor is an eye catcher; the building’s succinct shape forms an important contrast to the adjacent buildings. Apartments […]

CB 30, Mexico City - Mexico, Dellekamp Arquitectos & FRENTEarquitectura

CB 30

CB 30 has 3 apartments looking to the street, as well as a two-story house in the back that looks into an indoor patio. The public areas taken into a single space facing […]

The Bikuben Student Residence, Copenhagen - Denmark, aart a/s

The Bikuben Student Residence

The Bikuben Student Residence creates the settings for student life and extends the possibility that unity can arise from a broad social network. The main shape of the building is quite clarified […]

Step Up on Fifth

Step Up on 5th is a bright new spot in downtown Santa Monica. The new building provides a home, support services and rehabilitation for the homeless and mentally disabled population. […]

10 Akron Street, Cambridge - Massachusets, Kyu Sung Woo Architects

10 Akron Street

The Graduate Student Housing for Harvard University at 10 Akron Street on Memorial Drive is prominently sited on the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The new housing acts as a […]

Edificio Copan, São Paulo - Brazil, Oscar Niemeyer

Edificio Copan

Edificio Copan (Copan Building) is a 140-metre, 38-story residential building in São Paulo, Brazil. It was constructed in 1953. It is the largest structure built in Brazil and has the largest […]

Urban Sandbox

This 8 unit, 20,000 sf mixed use condominium project is located in the vibrant Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago. The project is the final phase of a full-block development, Urban Sandbox. […]

930 Poydras Residential Tower, New Orleans - Louisiana, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

930 Poydras Residential Tower

This 462,000-square-foot mixed use residential 930 Poydras Residential Tower located on New Orleans’ primary business thoroughfare is currently under construction. The building provides 250 apartments along with a 500 car residential […]

Casa de la Marina, Barcelona, Spain, Josep Antoni Coderch

Casa de la Marina

The first of this firm’s apartment buildings in Barcelona, this small tower on a corner site set the pattern for much of their residential work that was to follow. Coderch […]

156 West Superior

A nine-story condominium project located on a small lot in the revitalized River North district of Chicago. A lobby and tenant parking will occupy the ground floor with eight levels […]

4 Towers Osdorp

In Osdorp, southwest of Amsterdam, major changes took place to transform a vacant zone into a residential district connected to the existing housing area alongside it. One part of the […]

Unité d’Habitation

Le Corbusier designed several variations of the Unité d’Habitation, the most famous of which is in Marseille, France. All were derived from Le Corbusier’s visionary 1922 city plan, known as […]

Am Kaiserkai 23-33, Hamburg, Germany, Carsten Lorenzen | KBNK Architekten | Loosen Rüschoff Winkler

Am Kaiserkai 23-33

Both rental apartments and condominiums are part of this project. A joint venture of five Hamburg residential building cooperatives (Altonaer Spar- und Bauverein, Baugenossenschaft Dennerstraße-Selbsthilfe eG, Bauverein der Elbgemeinden eG, […]

The Balancing Barn, Suffolk - United Kingdom, MVRDV

The Balancing Barn

Balancing Barn is situated on a beautiful site by a small lake in the English countryside near Thorington in Suffolk. The Barn responds through its architecture and engineering to the […]

Am Sandtorkai 64-H2O, Hamburg, Germany, Spengler Wiescholek Architekten

Am Sandtorkai 64-H2O

The two building uses, residential accommodation and space for service-sector businesses, are clearly distinguishable in the façade design. The office cube will feature a high-tech floor-to-ceiling window front, whereas the […]

Celosia, Madrid - Spain, MVRDV + Blanca Lleó


In Madrid-Sanchinarro the first residents received the keys to their apartments in the just-completed Celosia building. Jacob van Rijs of MVRDV and Blanca Lleó have completed the social housing block […]

J2 House, 3LHD, Zagreb – Croatia

J2 House

J2 House for a couple with children is located in the green residential part of the city of Zagreb. The former family house was built in the 1950s on a steep […]