Category: Residential

11 Baker Street \ Squire and Partners

11 Baker Street \ Squire and Partners

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• July 14, 2012 • Comments (1)

Squire and Partners has completed a mixed use development occupying an entire urban block facing Baker Street, London W1. The scheme comprises a strongly modelled concrete and glass office building addressing Baker Street, and two predominantly brick residential buildings to the rear which flank a private courtyard garden. The office building was constructed using a hybrid […]

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Bluepoint Condos \ Paul Raff Studio

Bluepoint Condos \ Paul Raff Studio

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• June 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Named after the lookout point where it is being built, the Bluepoint Condos development capitalizes on its phenomenal location. It overcomes the challenges of a compact, steeply sloped hillside with highly efficient land use and a terraced configuration. Thus, it offers an extraordinary panoramic vista to all buyers. Designed by the multi-award winning architecture firm […]

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Connecting Riads \ AQSO arquitectos office

Connecting Riads \ AQSO arquitectos office

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• May 21, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project is located on the east side of Anfa district, a downtown historic area in the vicinity of an old airport to be demolished. The plot is situated between the Gran Theatre boulevard and a residential area composed of low buildings and an urban park. The scheme is solved conceptually as a continuous block […]

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Para Todos \ SHROFFLEoN

Para Todos \ SHROFFLEoN

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

India-based SHROFFLEoN has recently designed the Para Todos, a housing block in Lima, Peru. ParaTodos obsesses over optimization. Optimization of land, of views, of the context, and most importantly optimization of real estate values. Seeking to maximize both inherent and juxtaposed potentials, the project initiates development through the formation of typological clusters, each exhibiting its […]

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CROSS # Towers in Seoul \ BIG

CROSS # Towers in Seoul \ BIG

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• May 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG’s residential towers in the Yongsan International Business District revitalize the Han riverfront into a new commercial and residential center for the citizens of Seoul. Situated at the south-east edge of the Yongsan master plan designed by Studio Liebeskind for the Korean development group Dreamhub, BIG’s Cross # Towers will contribute to the developing skyline […]

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Richardson Apartments \ David Baker + Partners

Richardson Apartments \ David Baker + Partners

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• April 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

David Baker + Partners worked with Community Housing Partnership and Mercy Housing California to develop the Drs. Julian & Raye Richardson Apartments, which will provide permanent supportive housing for a very-low-income, formerly homeless population. The building is named in honor of Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson, local activists and founders of Marcus Books, the oldest […]

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Locarno Apartments \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Locarno Apartments \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

A Swiss congregation commissioned Dutch-based practice Serge Schoemaker Architects to design a plan for the conversion of the prominently located ‘Villa Erica’ boarding school in Locarno. The design transforms the 6.100 m2 large complex from the seventies into thirty apartments. Built in 1978, the boarding school of the congregation Barmherzige Schwestern vom heiligen Kreuz is […]

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Mies van Der Rohe Towers in Chicago \ EDITION29

Mies van Der Rohe Towers in Chicago \ EDITION29

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Shared by EDITION29, this is the short fun video that features the incredible Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe twin glass tower apartments in Chicago built in 1949. + Check it out here for more information and images in our earlier story.

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BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

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• April 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Tétrarc proposal for those 39 social housing shapes as 11 “Houses” gathered side by side. The resultant continuous volume describes a light 21 degrees inflexion on its half, creating two distinct households. As the first one contains 6 rental houses, the second one is dedicated to the 5 sold houses. In order to optimize the […]

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Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (2)

The 490-foot-tall Beach and Howe mixed-use tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + Buro Happold + Glotman Simpson and local architect James Cheng marks the entry point to downtown Vancouver, forming a welcoming gateway to the city, while adding another unique structure to the Vancouver skyline. BIG’s proposal, named after […]

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