Category: Residential

Plaza Residences | Migdal Arquitectos

Plaza Residences | Migdal Arquitectos

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• March 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mexico city-based architectural firm Migdal Arquitectos has completed the Plaza Residences. The shape of the building gives richness and movement to the urban context. Plaza Residences becomes a sculpturesque object that acts as a showcase that defines the Monument to Columbus on one of the most sightly corners of Avenida Reforma. Migdal Arquitectos + Project […]

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West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (3)

Durst Fetner Residential selects BIG to design 600-unit residential building on W57th Steet in Manhattan, New York. The building is conceived as a cross breed between the Copenhagen courtyard and the New York skyscraper. The communal intimacy of the central urban oasis meets the efficiency, density and panoramic views of the tall tower in a […]

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Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brooks + Scarpa Architects has designed the Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts in Los Angeles, California, USA. The building is inspired by the series of paintings by the British artist Patrick Hughes titled, “Perspectivity”, whose paintings appear to be ever changing and physically moving while being viewed.  At Cherokee the main architectural feature of this project is […]

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Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

The several awards winning project Step Up on Fifth by Brooks + Scarpa Architects was designed to accommodate 46 studio apartments, ground level retail space and subterranean parking. The building is loaded with energy-saving and environmentally materials/devices with 71% recycling rate achievement. The front facade is designed with a series of water jet cut aluminum […]

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VC1 | Tisselli studio architetti

VC1 | Tisselli studio architetti

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

VC1 is the latest completed residential project by Italian architectural practice Tisselli studio architetti. It is designed to accommodate 1 level of basement car park, 8 apartments in first 2 floors and a garret apartment. Beyond a mere functional description of the intervention, action focus is still the wish to reinstate the architectural quality to […]

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Backbone Village Houses | OFIS Arhitekti

Backbone Village Houses | OFIS Arhitekti

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (0)

Slovenian architectural practice OFIS Arhitekti designed the contemporary yet affordable 3 bedroom housing development with private garden located in Podpec, Slovenia. The main proposal was a condensation of village cores with branching – a traditional and historical rural layout of condensed longitudinal buildings along a road with kept green area around it. OFIS Arhitekti + […]

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Renovation / extension, conversion of the former restaurant Metzger Hall | L3P Architekten

Renovation / extension, conversion of the former restaurant Metzger Hall | L3P Architekten

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• January 22, 2011 • Comments (1)

Switzerland-based architectural firm L3P Architekten recently has completed the renovation / extension, conversion of the former restaurant Metzger Hall, Dielsdorf apartment house with 3 newly constructed apartments, 5 renovated apartments, and 1 commercial area. From an architectural view the extension, with its form and materials, should be truly distinguishable from the main building. Through this, […]

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S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix | Mass Studies

S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix | Mass Studies

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• January 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Seoul, Korea, S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix was developed from the L-shaped podium tower by Mass Studies. Externally the tower is expressed by three slim vertical forms, composed of the central core, and two sides of unit towers, it continues extended to the podium and forms an “L” that as one element. With the core tower […]

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Cyan/PDX Building | THA Architecture + GBD Architects

Cyan/PDX Building | THA Architecture + GBD Architects

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• December 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Portland, Oregon, the Cyan/PDX Building by THA Architecture and GBD Architects has recently opened its doors to offer urban residents a new mode of high density, sustainable living in the heart of downtown. As a LEED Gold-certified high rise, Cyan meets a growing demand for an environmentally conscious, affordable urban lifestyle. Through strategic detailing […]

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Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

Queensland Courtyard House is a recent residential competition submission by Brisbane, Australia based architecture office Plazibat & Jemmott Architects. + Project description courtesy Plazibat + Jemmott architects Concept The intent of this project is to go beyond the pragmatics of the proposed program and investigate a new potential model for suburban housing. This model takes […]

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