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 […]

40 Bond, New York - USA, Herzog & de Meuron

40 Bond

40 Bond Street is a sophisticated new concept in urban living created by Ian Schrager and designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron. The residential project is a […]

Safari Drive Condominiums, Scottsdale - Arizona, Miller Hull Partnership

Safari Drive Condominiums

Safari Drive reinvents the suburban form. The barrier of distance between the exclusively residential and commercial zones is compressed to a livable dimension. Potentially daunting in the context of low-lying […]

Am Kaiserkai 26-28, Hamburg, Germany, BRT Architekten

Am Kaiserkai 26-28

In the Dalmannkai quarter, construction will be starting soon on a prototype of the first-ever architecturally designed homes in the apartment building sector. The aim of the “home4” concept is […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cyan (PDX Building), Portland-Oregon - United States, THA Architecture Inc.

Cyan (PDX Building)

Cyan / PDX is a progressive living concept, built with green technologies and building innovations. The 16-story building houses 353 urban homes in downtown Portland, a vibrant urban neighborhood with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Villaverde Social Housing, Madrid - Spain, David Chipperfield Architects

Villaverde Social Housing

Commissioned by the Empresa Municipal de la Vivienda (EMV), the social housing scheme is located on plot 203 of a new development in Verona, in the Villaverde district of southern Madrid. Comprised […]

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. […]

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 […]