// arthitectural / collective housing

Modus Studio
Collier Place


The Collier Place project is a distinctly modern design for a new mixed-use development on a one acre site in Downtown Fayetteville. A relevant merger of materials and style seeks to blend the new building with the long time community anchor, Collier Drugstore. Rising above the dilapidated residential context, the effective design embraces the existing […]


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Orit Muhlbauer Eyal Architects
Ganei Shapira


The “Ganei Shapira” project will be built on a 1 Acre plot, owned by the Tel Aviv municipality. It is located between Tueri Zahav Street and De Modina Steet. The project will encompass 69 apartments which will be available for rent under the Affordable Housing scheme. 42 apt are 3 bed room apt.(around 80 sq/m), 27 apt are […]


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Hierve
Las Torres


The project involves the refurbishment of a former office building built in 1981, to be converted into a residential building with 23 apartments. It is worth saying that this building was considerably damaged during the 1985 earthquake. The whole building leaned itself towards the street by 1.20 meters, so the building had a big structural […]


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DCPP Arquitectos
Sky Condos


Located on a privileged area of the City of Lima and with views towards the golf course, the architects sought to create an icon for the future, a new luxury housing concept in Latin America; combining the idea of incorporating the exterior space to the interior life of the apartments and creating a new relation […]


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Metaform architecture
Apartment Building in Cessange


There are numerous problems involved in integrating art into architecture in the developmental stages when the architecture is limited by several constraints, including profitability and investments. The juxtaposition of the spaces and the articulation of different surface areas must meet the very precise requirements of both the building authorities and of the client, and the […]


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C. F. Møller Architects
Henius House


240 new youth residences and 45 family homes on the former industrial site Eternitten in Aalborg, as part of the areas transformation from cement industry to new urban district. Aalborg has a great deal of youth housing, scattered throughout the city. The 240 new youth residences – called Henius House after Isidor Henius, who owned the […]


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Brooks + Scarpa
Colorado Court


The project has been instrumental in changing regulations and policies to facilitate energy-efficient design. Sustainable development is much more than just environmentally friendly development. It incorporates social and economic goals with smart land-use planning. Colorado Court has pushed the envelope technologically, politically, socially, and environmentally. In addition the project brings quality design to the affordable-housing […]


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coco arquitectos
Social housing in Madrid


This project is the result of the winning 1st prize in a competition promoted by the Municipal Housing Agency in Madrid, to build 168 social dwelling. The strong sloped plot was placed in the very edge of the city.Outlying contexts surrounded by city border highways, fields, malls… require consistent answers. These are places where any […]


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Pepe Gascón
Attic Apartment


Refurbishment of a duplex attic apartment, whose floors were originally not connected. It is a rectangular, long, narrow and highly compartmentalized space, which called for unitary organization with a sequential layout of spaces. This together with the furnishings designed made the longitudinal axis more dynamic along its length. Taking advantage of the magnificent views the […]


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Eriksson Architects Ltd
Suurpelto Town Planning


The Suurpelto IV and V city plans have been projected in cooperation between the City of Espoo and the landowners. The urban planning project started out year 2000 with a new general plan, and from 2004 the area was divided into two urban planning areas, Suurpelto IV and Suurpelto V. In addition to the city […]


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dosmasuno arquitectos
102 dwellings in Carabanchel


High accuracy casts have already been used by the EMVS, who had the chance to test their results and performance. This project introduces an important innovation in the constructive process by fabricating the casts in aluminium. This implies a considerable lightening of the pieces, which enables the workers to manipulate them safely and without any […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Vanke Center


The Vanke Center will be the first, highest rated USGBC, LEED Platinum Certified Project in China. Steven Holl Architects announces the winning design for the Vanke Center, a progressive new sustainable mixed-use complex in Shenzhen, China on the South China Sea. The firm was selected from a small list of invited firms including MVRDV (The […]


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Tabanlioglu Architects
İstinye Residence


For many years, unplanned and uncontrolled clusters of similar buildings, many of them without architects and even without building permits, resulted in poor environmental growth. Alternatively, in accordance with the Bosporus latter view area and building regulations, a contemporary residential project consisting of three low-rise apartment blocks is planned, primarily envisaging the protection of the […]


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Hamonic + Masson
Villiot-Rapée Apartments


A couple of stone’s throws away from the Gare de Lyon in Paris, whose business district was designed in the 1960s and 1970s by the architect Louis Arretche, lies the Villiot-Rappée block, which is directly connected to the Seine and predominantly residential. Over the last 10 years it has been the subject of a programme […]


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C+S Associati
ULH – Urban lake housing


The urban refurfishment of Largo San Giorgio site in Pordenone, Italy follows the main topic of returning the citizens of Pondenone again a part of the town which was inaccessible due to the different levels of the streets and to the fact that it had been private for many years. A path sews together the […]


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Ateliers O-S architectes
CHL Office


Urban sequence Located on a former industrial site, the project of 39 social apartments is part of a master plan of three housing projects organized around a generous garden. The project stands along Rue Pierre Vaux made up of two volumes of three and four floors. Its corner situation implies a specific work on this […]


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Studio Kalamar
Apartments in Prebold


Building is located on the edge of the village, next to an existing apartment building. Site position determines volume’s north-south orientation which also ensures quality light conditions and good views. Arranged around the central hallway, smaller apartments face east and larger apartments face west. Urban plan requirements regarding the top floor are translated into a […]


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Atelier Thomas Pucher and Bramberger [architects]
Tartu Rebase Street


The original concept of the building was to combine the advantages of single residential homes with the economical aspects of `apartment living´. Over the last centuries the concept of single residential family houses changed enormously.  Different approaches and reinterpretations changed not only the way that people live but also the way they use their own […]


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Evgeny Gerasimov & Partners
Stella Maris


Stella Maris house completed in 2007 and marked by a number of awards, is now nominated for House of the Year 2009 from Petersburg award. Looking at this house, we reasoned that, Peter the Great would, possibly, like such idea of Petersburg’s contextualism. Walking from Petropavlovskaya fortress to Strelka, one will see a few sailboats, […]


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Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners & NPS Tchoban Voss GbR, Architekten BDA
Residential complex “Dom u morya” [A house by the sea]


The place where the new house by Evgeny Gerasimov and Sergey Tchoban is built, suggests architecture the two different, even disagreeing styles. In short, they are “the sea” and “the cold” – the things that hardly go together for an average modern person. Here is the explanation. Krestovsky island is located between the two arms […]


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