Waterrijk Meerhoven, Eindhoven - Netherlands, Mecanoo Architecten

Waterrijk Meerhoven

Waterrijk will become a green, scenic residential neighbourhood with approximately 1,450 homes. The neighbourhood sits snugly between the new park Meerland to the north, the Parkforum to the west and […]

235 Van Buren

Following the successful completion of the Contemporaine condominium building, we were selected again by CMK Development Corporation to design a 740,000 square foot residential building in Chicago’s financial district. This […]

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 […]

Villa Voile, Utrecht - Netherlands, Rudy Uytenhaak

Villa Voile

On the edge of the park, four sculptures enrich the park and interact with each other. These four identical buildings deliver interesting sight lines and connections by their mutual rotations. […]

100 11th Ave, New York - United States, Jean Nouvel Atelier

100 11th Avenue

During The Armory Show Week 2010, French architect Jean Nouvel was in New York for the preview of his new and nearly completed residential tower called 100 11th Avenue. The […]

Am Sandtorkai 66-OCEAN’S END, Hamburg, Germany, Böge Lindner Architekten

Am Sandtorkai 66 (Ocean’s End)

Designed by Hamburg-based architects Böge und Linder, the building is a highly sophisticated assemblage of interlocking structures comprising 22 modern loft apartments. The apartments are a mix of single and […]

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 […]

IJburg Block 11

The master plan for Haveneiland (IJburg) consists of a grid of roads, waterways and blocks. A number of different architectural offices fleshed out the designs for each block. KCAP Architects […]

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 […]

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 […]

Am Kaiserkai 30, Hamburg, Germany, NPS Tchoban Voss

Am Kaiserkai 30

Individually shaped apartments are located round a spacious staircase, completely exposed to natural light with a view over the museum port at Dalmannkai. This spectacular harbour view from the staircase […]

Barcode House, MUNICH, Germany, MVRDV

Barcode House

Located in one of the outermost bourgeois suburban neighborhoods of Germany’s secret capital “Munich” the bountiful villa stretches itself across two rectangular building plots on the site forming a barcode collage. […]

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 […]

Aqua Tower, Chicago, Illinois, Studio Gang Architects

Aqua Tower

In an increasingly dense city like Chicago, views from a new tower must be negotiated between existing buildings. Aqua tower considers criteria such as views, solar shading and function to […]

Sint Martha

Sint Martha is a monumental school building and situated in a characteristic ’30 district that has been given a protected status by the municipality. The old school itself was designed […]

1234 Howard Street, San Francisco - United States, Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Inc.

1234 Howard Street

The 50-by-165-foot site stretches from Howard Street on one side to Natoma Street on the other. A one-way drive, with parking on one side and lobby and circulation on the […]

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 […]

WoZoCo Apartments, Amsterdam - Netherlands, MVRDV

WoZoCo Apartments

This building was the first large complex realized by MVRDV. The client, a large housing corporation, had made general studies of the arrangement of 100 units for elderly people, as […]

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 […]

Alfonso Reyes 58, Mexico City - Mexico, Dellekamp Arquitectos

Alfonso Reyes 58

Alfonso Reyes 58 is a lot which, consists of three fronts, interacts with an interesting urban intersection; the longest facade faces a boulevard which gets quite noisy at rush hours. […]

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 […]

Am Kaiserkai 35-45, Hamburg, Germany, SML Architekten | SEHW Architekten | Léon Wohlhage Wernik Architekten

Am Kaiserkai 35-45

The first residential project with interior designs by star designer Philippe Starck has been realised in HafenCity by Aug. Prien Immobilien/Yoo Deutschland GmbH and Vivacon AG of Köln. The luxury […]

Bateman's Row, London-United kingdom, Theis and Khan Architects

Bateman’s Row

Bateman’s Row designed by and for Theis and Khan, the scheme is a highly contemporary, yet contextual building that maximises accommodation for both commercial and residential units at a tight […]

The Contemporaine, Chicago, Illinois, Perkins and Will

The Contemporaine

The dynamics of the Contemporaine begin at the entrance, which is literally carved out at the street corner. This engaging public space is highlighted by an impressive 45-foot column supporting […]

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 […]

170 Social Houses in Sanchinarro, Madrid - Spain, Burgos & Garrido

170 Social Houses in Sanchinarro

The best neighborhood is not composed of unique buildings. The 170 Social Houses in Sanchinarro, systematicity, have created a certain homogeneity and expressive modesty that are attributes that we consider necessary for […]

Chips, Manchester - United Kingdom, Will Alsop


The site for Chips forms part of the New Islington Strategic framework area to the North East of Manchester City centre. The design aspires to provide a mix of living […]

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. […]

Am Kaiserkai 42-48, Hamburg, Germany, Böge Lindner Architekten

Am Kaiserkai 42-48

PLUS Bau Projektentwicklungs GmbH developed a living concept for Dalmannkai that is specifically tailored to active seniors’ needs. The building that was designed by Hamburg architects Böge Lindner offers flexible […]

Monte Elbruz Building

The lot was located in a difficult area, originally classified as high-density and was already fully developed, adjoining buildings 14 to 30 stories high. The regulations were later changed and, […]

Highstreet Loft

The reconversion of an old factory is a kind of Aikido strategy where you use your enemy’s energy for your own purposes. Instead of fighting it, you take all the […]

Veltmanstraat Housing

The housing complex ‘Downtown’ stands in a line with the densification project ‘New York/Amsterdam ‘ Uptown’. The urban design scheme for this site proposed four urban villas with apartments on […]

Alsterfleet Housing, Hamburg - Germany, Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas

Alsterfleet Housing

The whole complex is clearly linked to its position in the urban context of the city and the Alster, an important historical path from the Jungfernstieg, to the harbour. The […]

House in Lumino, Zurich - Switzerland, Davide Macullo Architects

House in Lumino

Located in the Swiss Alpine village of Lumino, just north of Bellinzona, this house stands as a monolithic element, quietly complementing and echoing its context. The surrounding area is characterized […]

Am Kaiserkai 47-57, Hamburg, Germany, Spine architects | APB Architekten | KBNK Architekten

Am Kaiserkai 47-57

The project comprises 85 modern, high-quality apartments spread over six stand-alone buildings, plus space for offices and service-sector companies. With its strong focus on quality design, Garbe Investment KG’s “Stilwerk […]