Switch Building by nArchitects

nArchitects designed the Switch Building, a seven storey apartement and art gallery building in the New York. The building consists of four floor apartments, a duplex penthouse and a double height art gallery on the ground and cellar levels. From the inside, the bay windows provide deep window seats surrounded by warm hardwood. At the rear of each apartment, the living space extends out to large balconies, which also shift side to side, creating double height spaces between balconies that Read more […]
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Ninetree Village by David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield designed this luxury housing development located in a small valley, bordered by a dense bamboo forest, near the Qiang Tang River in Hangzhou, China. Twelve individual volumes are arranged in a chessboard pattern to create the maximum amount of open space for each building. The buildings adapt to the topography, creating a flowing landscape through a slight turning of the blocks. All buildings are linked to an underground car park, enabling the site to be free from vehicles Read more […]
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Fudomae Apartment by ISSHO Architects

ISSHO Architects projected the Fudomae apartment to make the most of a limited volume while creating a comfortable urban living space. Each 18 square meter unit fits a living room, kitchen, bathroom and storage. The tight arrangement is transformed into a design expression, particularly through the location and shape of the window, which designates the placement of the bed and other furniture. The window’s angle and height corresponds to both the interior of the room and the scenery outside, Read more […]
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Multi Family Housing by Taller 13 Arquitectos

Taller 13 Arquitectos (Elias Cattan + Patricio Guerrero) projected a multi family housing building located in central Cuauhtemoc neighborhood, Mexico City. The six storey building springs up from a rectangular lot with 8 living units: 3 duplex and 5 simplex with 5 different typologies. Natural lighting and ventilation were taken into account to maximize the interior comfort. Eco technologies were used, as rain water caption, reuse and recycle. Green roof garden with low maintenance plants, Read more […]
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Bela Cintra by Triptyque

I found another amazing bookcase, like the one I posted a few weeks ago, created for a private apartment in Sao Paulo by Brazilian firm Triptyque. The bookcase serves as bulkhead in this apartment, since it winds all the way through the whole place, serving as entertaiment system, bookshels, etc. Via io9 Read more […]
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Apartment in the Center of Madrid by Zon-e

Zon-e Arquitectos projected this amazing bookcase for an apartment in the center of Madrid, Spain. The apartment is divided in two large and diaphanous areas: a big studio of 50 square meters and a private area that occupies 100 square meters with one small living room, a living-dining-kitchen and two bedrooms with their respective bathrooms. The essence of the project is the bookcase of 15 meters long which serves as library, table and container, and occupies the entire wall that runs Read more […]
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CarLoft®

Remember Garage in the Sky? Here is a new concept: CarLoft®. CarLoft® is a new concept of living were you have all the benefits of life in the big city but it’s like living in a house in the country. You can park your car on the same floor using a special CarLift within just two minutes. No more worries, your car is safe in a comfort and exclusiveness way. Read more […]
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Meier Triplex River Mansion on the Market

Sun Microsystem co-founder Bill Joy is looking to get $40 million for the 11.000 square feet modernist masterpiece designed to the minutest detail by architect Richard Meier. The significant apartment is the biggest in the Meier-Perry Tower, comprising the 8th, 9th and 10th floors. Spectacular! Via Curbed Read more […]
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NOHO Loft by Slade Architecture

The NOHO Loft, located in New York, was designed by Slade Architecture for an active, young couple with a strong professional interest in photography. In addition to the typical needs, they also wanted a fixed workspace, complete with light table and flat files. The public parts of the project provide a series of specific functional zones while maintaining the open loft design feel. The existing spatial envelope offered beautiful, high ceiling but limited light, as all the windows are located Read more […]
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