Ruiz-Maasburg Penthouse

Spanish architect Héctor Ruiz-Velázquez designed the interior of this black and white penthouse in Madrid. Here is the project description: The conquest of the square meter has become one of the major concerns of our times. The unaffordable prices and the shortage of living areas in the city have called for a redefinition of the spaces we live in. In this attic of only 60 square meters inside and 50 square meters of terrace/patio in the center of Madrid, we tried to use every centimeter Read more […]
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Black House

Bakers Architecten designed a complex containing six apartment with semi-underground parking and the new premises of Baker Architecten in Utrecht. The building is a contemporary addition to an existing urban fabric, in which the notion of “living above work” has been accentuated by placing the dwellings in a solid volume on top of a glazed podium. An internal courtyard has been created by placing the black volume that contains the various maenad of access for the complex. The semi-underground Read more […]
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Switch Apartment

Yuko Shibata created separate living and working areas in a Tokyo apartment by installing two mobile walls. Here is the project description: This is the interior design of a single home office. This room was previously used as a residential space. It was the owner´s intent that the floor plant could be changed to completely separate the living and office sections. This request was rendered impossible, due to the original structure being of box frame type reinforce concrete construction, Read more […]
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Apartment in Barcelona

Arquitectura-G renovated a 160 square meter apartment in Barcelona, creating new and unique spaces. Here is the project description: The original condition of the apartment had a linked room layout, with rooms connected to each other by double leaf doors. These rooms were also related to a service corridor which split the circulation into two. The generous passage between pieces let link them programmatically, allowing multiply the dimension of a single room or even reaching an absolute Read more […]
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Staircase Transformation

CSAR Architecture transformed a former staircase into a loft apartment consisting of several spaces on different levels. Here is the project description: The identity of the existing staircase has been the inspiration for the transformation, as well for the interior as for the outside of the former public entrance building located on the KNSM Island in Amsterdam. The staircase building used to be the entrance of the cafeteria connected to it, which is a long building lifted from the ground. CSAR Read more […]
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Serrano Apartments

Luxury, comfort, design and quality have been joined in eight new flats designed by A-cero in the centre of Madrid. Here is the project description: They are in an old four storey building. Such are these apartments’ conditions, property of the Group VP Hotels, that all have been rented before being completely equipped. In each level are two houses with surfaces bigger than 185m2. Each house has a different distribution but everyone has the following rooms: four or more bedrooms Read more […]
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Garage Conversion

SHED Architecture & Design transformed a garage built in the 1920’s into a studio apartment in Seattle. Here is the project description: The project began with a 30 square meter single car garage, built in the 1920’s, that was in an advanced state of decay and in need of a new foundation. Local codes would have prevented replacing it with a new building and so the decision was made to rehabilitate it. The overarching goal was to maximize the density and utility of the small 300 square Read more […]
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Home 08

i29 Architects designed this small apartment of 45 square meters in Amsterdam, completely renovated because of foundation repair. Here is the project description: In it’s new layout all the functions of the house are placed in two wall units. Entrance hall, wardrobe and kitchen equipment are hidden behind a pinewood wall. On the opposite a second wooden wall of the same material is placed. This wall integrated a bench, fireplace and storage. Floor, ceiling and walls are all white. A custom Read more […]
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NYC Residence

Stefan Boublil designed this apartment on the 61st floor on a metropolitan tower in New York that overlooks Central Park. Here is the project description: Combining 3 smaller apartments into one at one of new york city’s most coveted uptown addresses, we delivered a stunning new dwelling on the 61st floor of the metropolitan tower. Every single room is constructed so that the postcard view of central park is the star. With a built-in wraparound sofa, a secret door in the solid walnut Read more […]
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Copenhagen Penthouse

Norm Architects renovated the apartment to create the feeling of a private hotel suite for a Danish couple. Here is the project description: The basic idea for the renovation of this Copenhagen apartment was to create the feel of a private hotel suite for a Danish couple living in Spain. As the owners travel a lot, we wanted to create a calm and pure structure that was ideal for relaxation. Everything but the floors and the main structure was redone and we used the existing elements Read more […]
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