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Wood screens and green courtyards define apartment block in Mallorca by OHLAB

December 1, 2022 Jon Astbury 0

Sliding panels of thin wooden slats provide shade and ventilation to the interiors of this apartment block in Palma on the island of Mallorca, designed by local architecture studio OHLAB. Located on the popular Paseo Mallorca, the block contains 15 apartments with a basement spa and gym for residents, organised around a courtyard and private

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No Architecture inserts “garden folly” into New York duplex apartment

November 27, 2022 Dan Howarth 0

Wooden structures supporting net hammocks rise up through the two-storey interior of this apartment in New York’s West Village, designed by No Architecture. The Urban Tree House residence comprises two units in a skyscraper overlooking the Hudson River called 165 Charles Street, designed by Richard Meier & Partners and completed in 2005. “We combined two

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Space Encounters enlivens Utrecht townhouses with varied materials and finishes

November 24, 2022 Jon Astbury 0

A mixture of colourful tile, stone and metal claddings give a playful character to this residential development in Utrecht, the Netherlands, designed by local practice Space Encounters in collaboration with Mees Visser and Zecc Architecten. Space Encounters designed eight buildings for the scheme in the Wisselpoor district, forming part of a masterplan by practice Studioninedots

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Schlosspark Residential Building / puk architekten

November 23, 2022 Andreas Luco 0

The transition zone between urban and rural on a plot of land near the Pötzleinsdorfer Schlosspark gave rise to a remarkable residential building project. The neighborhood is characterized by the architecture of its Gründerzeit villas and the views of nature in all directions. Living on Kalbeckgasse in Vienna’s 18th district means being surrounded by expansive stretches of vegetation, parks, meadows, and hilly woodlands. The architects positioned a dynamic structure with undulating and boldly jutting terraces and balconies on a parklike site.

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Housing Apartment at Badade Nagar / Studio Frozen Music

November 22, 2022 Bianca Valentina Roșescu 0

Background and Design BriefInitially, this proposed land (plot) was going to have an approx. 10-to-11-story tower with 4 mid-size residential units per floor and some commercial area on the ground. Somehow that idea got stalled and one of the developers who were willing to undertake the project, Mr. Naresh Bhadakwade, came to ask for an alternative solution that would be ‘Aesthetically different’ (?), Sustainable, slightly low rise as compared to the earlier one, but still consuming the similar FSI to keep the proposal commercially viable. with these inputs, the design process started…

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2505 Broadway Apartments / ODA New York

November 22, 2022 Paula Pintos 0

2505 Broadway is an elegant 19-story luxury condominium building nestled on the corner of 93rd Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Developed by Adam America Real Estate and designed by ODA, 2505 Broadway features a collection of 41 residences for sale in a classically imagined, upscale-designed building.

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Attic Reconstruction in Gliwice / Dyrda Fikus Architekci

November 22, 2022 Luciana Pejić 0

The apartment was designed for a couple without children who decided to move from a single-family housing estate to a historic tenement house in the very center of the city. An unquestionable distinguishing feature of the previously unused attic is the wooden roof truss. Numerous posts, beams, struts, and braces create an effective structural system, which is the main inspiration for the project.

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Acuerdo House / Positive Livings

November 21, 2022 Pilar Caballero 0

The house is located in a building constructed in 1893 by the architect Juan Bautista Lázaro. It is a building with a mixed structure of load-bearing walls and slabs with a metallic structure and partitioned vaults (volta catalana) introduced by the architect in Madrid after his time in Barcelona in 1888. The building, with its corral structure, is partially protected, including the façade and main staircase.

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DDG and IMG outfit penthouse in art deco-influenced Manhattan skyscraper

November 19, 2022 Dan Howarth 0

Arched openings frame views of New York City from this duplex penthouse apartment in a Carnegie Hill residential tower, designed and developed by American real estate company DDG. The penthouse sits atop the newly constructed 180 East 88th Street, an art deco-influenced building that tallest residence north of 72nd Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

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