Tag: Apartments

Office AST77 and Apartment, Tienen, Belgium, AST77 Architecten

Office AST77 and Apartment

Text description provided by the architects. Back in 2006, architect engineer Peter Van Impe was searching for a place to accommodate his newly founded architects and engineers office, AST 77 architects and engineers office. He stumbled upon a post-war townhouse located at the edge of the city park of Tienen. […]

166 Perry Street Condominium, New York, United States, Asymptote

166 Perry Street Condominium

Text description provided by the architects. Asymptote’s design for 166 Perry Street comprises of an eight-story, luxury condominium building located in the West Village of Manhattan. The building mediates and reconciles in its form and materials on the one side the vibrant and dense urban context in which it is […]

ZAC du Port Housing, Paris, France, AZC Atelier Zündel Cristea

ZAC du Port Housing

Text description provided by the architects. The creation of block 04, made up of 60 + 60 housing units, is the result of a joint workshop of two architectural firms: AZC and Cantin Planchez. This collaboration allowed us to approach the issue of housing in a free and insightful way. […]

Residential Project Traviatagasse, Vienna, Austria, AllesWirdGut

Residential Project Traviatagasse

Text description provided by the architects. A new residential neighborhood is currently emerging in Traviatagasse in Vienna’s 23rd district. AllesWirdGut came out winning, together with project developer ÖVW, in a two-stage planning competition and was awarded the contract for the construction of 200 apartments and a kindergarten. A special focus […]

Hof van Engelen, Engelen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Hof van Engelen

Text description provided by the architects. In Engelen, diederendirrix developed senior living apartments in 2 blocks, each containing 9 properties for rent and 9 for sale. The striking form of the building with extravagant balconies in the corners attracts immediate attention, as do the materials and colour scheme used. The […]

Residence Steigereiland, Amsterdam, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Residence Steigereiland

Text description provided by the architects. In contrast to the surrounding multi-coloured diversity, diederendirrix designed the front facade of the Steigerland house as a black hole. The closed frontage is made of black painted concrete and a noticeable deviation to this is the opaque glass and wooden front doors on […]

Musa Katendrecht, Rotterdam, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Musa Katendrecht

Text description provided by the architects. Residential and education building Musa in Rotterdam was put into use in July. The building is part of the Pols in Rotterdam, the harbour area that forms the transition between the Kop van Zuid and the peninsula. Musa is the first new building within […]

Apartment Building in the Old Town of A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Apartment Building in the Old Town of A Coruña

Text description provided by the architects. The whole façade is a reinterpretation of the typical Herculinian galleries, integrating in the display of the old city of La Coruña. The wooden blinds act as mobile elements and the possibility of folding provide an aura of elegance and tradition to the building. […]

YOUNIQ Vienna TrIIIple, Vienna, Austria, Söhne & Partner Architekten

YOUNIQ Vienna TrIIIple

Text description provided by the architects. YOUNIQ Vienna TrIIIple is located in the third tower of the TrIIIple building complex, along Erdberger Lände in Vienna’s 3rd district. The building, which opened in spring 2021, stands out from the modern skyline of Vienna with its 35 floors. The goal was to […]

Edwin M. Lee Apartments, San Francisco-California, United States, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Edwin M. Lee Apartments

Text description provided by the architects. A model for healthy living and resilience, the Edwin M. Lee Apartments is the first building in San Francisco to combine supportive housing for both unhoused veterans and low-income families. This collaboration – Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, Saida + Sullivan Design Partners, Swords to […]

NOTO 10, Milan, Italy, Chroma Studio

NOTO 10

Text description provided by the architects. A modern office, linear and neutral, is converted into a home and made welcoming through a play of colours, coverings and décor. Its unique structure, consisting of a narrow corridor, was the driving force behind the design project, turning a limitation into an opportunity. The […]

Northwood ADU Dwelling, Ann Arbor-Michigan, United States, T+E+A+M

Northwood ADU Dwelling

Text description provided by the architects. T+E+A+M, one of the American Midwest’s top-rising architecture firms, has Northwood ADU, one of the first accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to be built under the city’s new zoning regulations that passed in 2016. The homeowners, T+E+A+M co-founders Ellie Abrons and Adam Fure, along with […]

UNIC, Paris, France, MAD Architects

UNIC

Text description provided by the architects. Located in Clichy-Batignolles, a newly developed neighborhood in Paris, UNIC is next to Martin Luther King Park and the currently-under construction courthouse designed by Renzo Piano. MAD won the project through an international design competition in collaboration with local French architects Accueil – Biecher […]

Tee House, Čeladná, Czech Republic, CMC Architects

Tee House

Text description provided by the architects. Resort Spa Residence with wellness in the landscape of Czech Beskydy mountains. On the Eastern edge of the Czech Republic, near the Slovak and Polish borders, the village of Čeladná is surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the Beskydy Mountains. Čeladná has grown in […]

Saideep Residence, Ludhiana, India, Studio Y+B

Saideep Residence

Text description provided by the architects. Located in Ludhiana, Saideep is a 2210 sqft residential project in a row housing community. The site was blocked on three sides, with the southern facade being the only open side and source of light. The client was a retired school teacher, who wanted […]

Wafra Living, Kuwait City, Kuwait, AGi Architects

Wafra Living

Text description provided by the architects. Wafra Living‘s design by AGi architects proposes an innovative housing organization in Kuwait, a new type of multi-family living as a social response to housing needs in the country. The design is guided by the requirements of contemporary life, while balancing traditional norms, and […]

Zenhouses, Stockholm, Sweden, C.F. Møller Architects

Zenhouses

Text description provided by the architects. Zenhouses stands where the city and the countryside meet in the new district of Norra Djurgårdsstaden in Stockholm. The site is characterised by Ferdinand Boberg’s rich industrial architecture and is framed by the large green areas of the Royal National City Park. The 18 […]

Siloetten, Løgten, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects, Christian Carlsen Arkitektfirma

Siloetten

Text descirption provided by the architects. Many towns in Denmark have centrally located industrial silos; most are no longer in use, but continue to visually dominate the local skyline. This is also the case in the town of Løgten north of Aarhus, where the former silo complex has been transformed […]

Østerbrogade 105 Housing, Copenhagen, Denmark, C.F. Møller Architects

Østerbrogade 105 Housing

Text description provided by the architects. Østerbrogade 105 is a new residential property set among historical town houses in one of Copenhagen’s most desirable areas. The building’s unique facade composition tells a modern story of variation and sculptural form, taking its cue from the rich detail of the neighbouring properties. […]

Four Houses in One, Brno, Czech Republic, Kuba & Pilař architekti

Four Houses in One

Text description provided by the architects. A set of four apartment buildings on a common base in a traditional residential area. The building is located in a quiet residential Masaryk district, full of quality pre-war functionalist architecture. The volume and spatial solution is based on the character and proportions of […]

63 Compton Street, London, United Kingdom, Doone Silver Kerr

63 Compton Street

Text description provided by the architects. Located in the heart of Clerken well in London and situated between the Hat & Feathers and Clerkenwell Green conservation areas, 63 Compton is a new 4-storey apartment building, created for Nord Development. It replaces a 2-storey disused electrical substation and adjoins a locally […]

The Brassworks, London, United Kingdom, Belsize Architects

The Brassworks

Text description provided by the architects. The Brassworks, located in a quiet mews close to Marble Arch, is a remodelling for the Church Commissioners of a former Victorian factory into a series of loft style apartments. It was originally built in 1819 as a brass instrument factory for Distin’s Military […]

Ensemble Bloemershof, Dieren, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams Architecten

Ensemble Bloemershof

Text description provided by the architects. With the completion of the Bloemershof, the municipality of Rheden has been enriched with a new, multifunctional urban ensemble with a strong identity. Designed with and for its different users – the vocational school, sport facilities, fire station and housing – it creates a […]

Atriumtower Hiphouse Zwolle, Zwolle, Netherlands, Atelier Kempe Thill

Atriumtower Hiphouse Zwolle

Text description provided by the architects. At the dawn of a new era of neo-liberalism in Europe, social housing is once again regarded with increasing indifference. The implicit assumption is that apartments for the lower social classes ought to be small, cramped, dark, badly built and ugly. Architecture in the […]

Wind Tower, Kuwait City, Kuwait, AGi Architects

Wind Tower

Text description provided by the architects. Wafra Vertical Housing introduces a new concept to urban living that adapts to the evolving lifestyle of 21st Century contemporary Kuwait. Considering the increasing demand for land in the city, the transformation of single family dwelling typologies becomes a must, where tenants should be […]

Práter Street 30-32, Budapest, Hungary, PLANT - Atelier Peter Kis

Práter Street 30-32

Text description provided by the architects. The final building outline was determined by the scale and proportion of the sorrounding buildings. We didn’t want to form blocks that oppress their environment. Our primary aim was to find an acceptable, proportioned building form, that keeps the relative regulations, and we connected […]

Via Maggio 6, Florence, Italy, Luigi Fragola Architects

Via Maggio 6

Text description provided by the architects. Luigi Fragola Architects creates an elegant and fancy mix between a classical and historical inspiration. At number 6 in the historical Via Maggio in Florence, stands the sixteenth-century Agostini Suarez palace, which for the warm tones of the facade and the presence of an […]

Kloveniersburgwal Loft, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

Kloveniersburgwal Loft

Text description provided by the architects. This former shop in a monumental canal house is renovated and refurnished to an open and very distinctive loft. The challenge of the design was on one hand to make a very recognizable and functional new layout in a somewhat chaotic space with different […]

Keizersgracht Residence, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

Keizersgracht Residence

Text description provided by the architects. In some projects, the process is so intertwined with the end result that the story behind it is almost literally explained by the house itself. The monumental canal house at the Keizersgracht had to become a real family house again. The residents were very […]

Brouwersgracht Apartment, Amsterdam, Netherlands, CUBE Architecten

Brouwersgracht Apartment

Text description provided by the architects. When they found the monument it was still in use as a warehouse, as two separate long and dark rooms of 100m² each. They bought the place and hoped the council would let them change the status to ‘dwelling’, which they did after all […]