Category: Residential

PALAZZO DEL LAVORO (Palace of Labour) \ Alberto Apostoli

PALAZZO DEL LAVORO (Palace of Labour) \ Alberto Apostoli

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• April 20, 2013 • Comments (1)

Italian Architect Alberto Apostoli signs the renovation of a building in which colors and details of the facade redefine the volume through a geometrical but refined language. The project starts from a building renovation from the 60’s that was partially wrecked by the terrible earthquake that seriously damaged the old town of L’Aquila (the heart […]

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Ipera25 \ Ahmet Alatas Architecture

Ipera25 \ Ahmet Alatas Architecture

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• March 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

Established in 2005, the Ipera Group quickly became one of the most prestigious Turkish property development companies. They specialize in building some of the most exclusive and design-forward properties in Galata, the urban center of Istanbul. Ipera has greatly contributed to the emergence of the area as a hip new urban center. After successfully completing […]

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Messequartier housing project \ Pernthaler Architekt

Messequartier housing project \ Pernthaler Architekt

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• March 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

Pernthaler Architekt as recently finished his latest project in Graz / Austria (Unesco City of Design). The “Messequartier“- housing project represents an essential contribution to the issues of living in city’s centres and their re-densification. Highest quality in urbanistic, architectural and functional terms has been achieved through a well-balanced mix of functions and the regard […]

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La Valentina Station \ David Baker + Partners

La Valentina Station \ David Baker + Partners

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• March 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

For more than two decades, a high-crime light-rail stop at a toxic empty lot; now, a sustainable affordable housing development and new gateway to downtown. This new affordable rental building remediates a toxic site, bolsters important local electrical and storm-water infrastructure, and brings compact transit oriented homes to a neglected area. The project provides 63 […]

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Passive House "Bruck" \ Peter Ruge Architekten

Passive House “Bruck” \ Peter Ruge Architekten

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• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Peter Ruge Architekten sets new standards of sustainability through the design of “Passive Houses”, currently being built in southern China. With a 95% energy saving over that of a conventional Chinese residential building, the Passive House “Bruck” is the first housing of it’s kind to be realized in the countries damp, warm, southern climate. Construction […]

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Viktoria - Multi-purpose building \ Grido

Viktoria – Multi-purpose building \ Grido

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• January 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

At some point, every project is subject to compromise. A compromise between the developer’s requirements and the site’s potential, between the architect’s idea and the construction company’s abilities. Architecture is about finding a compromise. Multipurpose building Viktoria is located on a complicated site in Bratislava’s city center – at the frontier of two different worlds […]

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Senior Residence in Estepona \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

Senior Residence in Estepona \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

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• January 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

The intervention develops the necessary adaptions to reuse an old abandoned building like a senior residence. We propose a better relation between the garden-courtyard space and the building by itself, and the improvement of the principal access. We facilitate the movements in the parcel with clarity for its users. The access to the hall is […]

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Butterfly House \ Donner Sorcinelli Architecture

Butterfly House \ Donner Sorcinelli Architecture

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• December 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The butterfly house is located near green hills, in the country of Gapyeong (50 km north east from Seoul), which cultural and environmental context has deeply influenced the concept of the building. A building is considered sustainable according to how well it integrates with the natural elements of the surrounding landscape and with the habits […]

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MERVAU social housing \ Tetrarc architects

MERVAU social housing \ Tetrarc architects

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (1)

MERVAU BY TETRARC: A WELL THOUGHT-OUT URBAN RENOVATION In Saint-Gilles Croix de Vie, a well known Atlantic port, Tetrarc is undertaking a social housing project with Vendée overtones, Mervau. After having reviewed the housing site (Arborea), its classification (Playtime) and its services (Boreal), and its construction using the wood option (Rosa Park), Tetrarc is giving […]

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Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

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• December 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The clients wanted a new house but not a new neighborhood. On one of their daily walks they found a 40-year-old structure for sale. The house, beyond repair, occupied a promising lot with a southeast exposure to a small lake. This gave the couple the idea to build their “home and vacation home at the […]

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