// arthitectural / student housing
  • Studioninedots designs a student housing block with 362 dwellings on Ijburglaan in Amsterdam shaped like a smile. Construction begins in December. The initial urban plan for the development of Zeeburgereiland, a reclaimed island designated for the expansion of Amsterdam, involved long large blocks. This would have resulted in monotonous walls of buildings that were highly […]


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  • A small vacant lot located at the epicenter of Montreal student life, just north of the McGill University’s Milton gates, was the basis of the latest design by KANVA. The site endured a fire in the early 20th century, which flattened the existing 19th century historic stone house; this tragedy represents only one of many […]


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The project involves a dormitory with 180 studios on the site of the Stade de Ladoumègue in Paris in 19th district. The plot of the building is part of urban development done by Reichen & Robert architects. By early 2012, the Paris tram will pass by the site, and the goal is to complete the […]


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In early 1994, the architects began work on the project and while in construction (demolition, grading and foundations) the owner, due to circumstances beyond his control, halted all construction of the project.  Seven years later the owner returned to the architects and asked them to complete the partially constructed house.  Due to code changes, city […]


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