The RE:Ukraine housing scheme comprises timber-frame boxes that can be assembled in multiple layouts to create residential sections and neighbourhoods. balbek bureau has met Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky to discuss the construction of the first settlement.
Squeezed between two buildings on a very narrow plot, the ‘House on Bagattenstraat’ provides a generous and spacious family home.
Verdant balconies and green canyons define Jean Nouvel’s biophilic high-rise AQUARELA apartment complex near Quito, aiming to combine sustainability with social justice.
Chinese firm MAD Architects has completed the Gardenhouse residential building that looks like a hilltop village and features the US’ “largest living wall”. White-off pitched roofs and a verdant communal courtyard bring residents together in the heart of Beverly Hills.
The Courbes residential and commercial project welcomes to the city of Colombe, France, with a concert of ondulating balconies.
Freebooter residential building by GG-loop was conceived as a modern “ship on land” as well as a biophilic architecture bringing together Nature-made and human-made.
John Ronan Architects’ mixed-use building ‘Independence Library & Apartments’ in Chicago brings together people of all ages.
Minimalistic interiors made in stone and wood, and a gravity defying roof characterize Fran Silvestre’s CDN House in Spain.
Red, yellow and blue and geometrical volumes define Brani & Desi’s Breakfast with Mondriam concept-apartment paying homage to the iconic 20th century artist.
Binh House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects brings tropical vegetation into Vietnamese urbanscape allowing breeze to whisper sustainably through a three generations-family building.
Around the Corner Grain building by Eureka and MARU architecture combines 7 private apartments and public outdoor spaces at street-level.
TAKATINA’s Black Blox house is a dark cladded monolith encasing a light-filled loft with a private garden in Tokyo residential suburbs.
Cuba: how will US president and real-estate tycoon Donald Trump deal with the anti-capitalist legacy of Fidel Castro?
BIG’s Urban Rigger is the first floating housing solution for students in search of a cozy and an affordable place not far from Copenhagen’s city centre.
After central Italy deadly earthquake, Renzo Piano, Carlo Ratti, Cino Zucchi and Massimiliano Fuksas share their minds on reconstruction.
Studio MK27 designs the interiors of a Sao Paulo penthouse featuring a giant wooden shelving, Brazilian, Scandinavian and Italian furniture… and a panoramic view on the city.
Studio Farris Architects emptied a small barn and created an office space defined by a sculptural wooden structure.
How can architects help to improve people’s lives in growing Far East metropolises? Four exhibitions reflect on on a massive challenge that comes packed and piled to the extreme.
H Arquitectes design 1014 House, an interstitial project alternating patios and interiors between run-down buildings near Barcelona, Catalonia – Spain.
At Venice Biennale 2016, Golden Lion-winning Spain pavilion and Catalonia pavilion show how crisis shaped architects’ radical and ingenious attitude.
A concrete pergola creating a pattern of light and shadow welcomes guests to a summer family house by Besonias Almeida Arquitectos. An open air courtyard and sober interiors are hidden by the Nature of Argentinian Northern coast.
Smooth volumes, sharp lines and an impressive wooden theater reminding the gentle erosion of the time: MAD Architects designed the recently completed Harbin Opera House as Northern Chinese winters would have shaped natural landscapes.
Felipe Assadi designed a concrete house and a painter’s atelier partially submerged by a sloping landscape on the Chilean coast.
ArchiPanic met Milan gallerist Rossella Colombari who brings the flavour of a Gio Ponti designed villa in Caracas and the heritage of Italian design to the open minded melting pot of DesignMiami/.
Renovated split courtyard houses by TAO combine public and private spaces according to Beijing traditional neighbourhoods.
Pergolas and patios with olive trees and bespoke interiors. Massimo Iosa Ghini’s “contemporary masseria” in Southern Italy pays homage to traditional architecture and Mediterranean countryside.
Pistou Kedem’s family house in Israel features a floating ceiling, raw materials and modernist features to blend in the neighbourhood discretely, yet architecturally.
Near Valencia, Fran Silvestre arquitectos designed the Balint house, an aerodynamic and ellipiptical villa facing a crescent-shaped pool.
In London, the iconic Battersea Power Station reaches out international epicenters showing the upcoming cutting edge district designed by architecture masters together with upcoming talents.
Siamese Blossom townhouses project by Somdoon Architects integrates living spaces within greenery, conveying a sense of community in a residential suburb on the north of Bangkok.