A baby-pink kitchen and a colourful patchwork carpet help revive the interior of this formerly lacklustre 1960s apartment in Bilbao, Spain, which has been overhauled by architecture studio Azab.Since its construction in 1968, the Mixtape Apartment had undergone a couple of renovations that had "gingerly affected" the flow of its floor plan but left behind a number of original decor details. Its ..
Dismantling and reassembling the traditional components of the family home, Wickham House sees MODO Architecture reinterpret internal zoning through a play on volume, level changes and spatial separators. Located in Strathmore, in Melbourne, Wickham House is a reassessment of the expectations of residential architecture through both rigorous study and dissection of its comprising parts. By respo..
Shedbox is a minimalist house located in Ghent, Belgium designed by Atelier Janda Vanderghote. The shed roofs are broken down. The existing concrete structure becomes the blueprint for the new plan. A new steel structure was developed between the old concrete structure. The concrete draws itself as a pencil line between “old” and “new.” The existing elements require a subtle interweaving of qual..
Hikarigaoka Apartment is a minimal apartment located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Sawada Hashimura. The basis of the studio is the fascination and faith for atmosphere created by physical construction with a thoughtful process. The practice is intended to hold that quality and provoke dialogues between people and place. The renovation sought to maximize space by creating custom built-in furnitur..
Australian based architect Ashkan Mostahim has completed the interior design of a small studio apartment that features a platform bed with plenty of storage.Designed for Sydney co-living space UKO, the small 204 square foot (18sqm) apartment has been designed in a way that lets the occupants customize their space when needed, and a big part of that is the platform bed hiding storage, a dining ta..
Architects Peter McNeil and Clarissa Nam have built two detached houses on a corner lot in Toronto to live in and use as a rental property.Semi Semi is the first home of McNeil and Nam, the co-founders of COMN Architects, which stands for Collaboration between Peter McNeil and Clarissa Nam.The project came about as a solution for their own housing needs, which they were trying to fulfil on a tig..
US firm Bates Masi Architects has lifted this New York home above the ground and added lower-level screens to let water pass underneath, helping ensure that "flooding becomes a non-threatening event".Named after the Mohegan tribe's word for ocean, the Kiht'han house is located in Sagaponack, a seaside village on Long Island. The home sits on a one-acre property that straddles agrarian and coasta..
It is a house intervention project. The owner who is an artist wishes to add the function of art studio to his house after its reconstruction. What is more, the work of art creating will not interfere the daily living at all should also be guaranteed. The house’s original volume will be used as daily living space still, while the new added one below the ground level will be a wider, more individ..
Project DD is a minimalist residence designed by Belgium-based architect Pieter Vanrenterghem. The space consists mainly of natural materials with a neutral color palette. Black accents contrast against the otherwise light interior. Most notable is the indoor lap swimming pool with large glazings surrounding the expansive room. Glass partitions were used for a portion of the interior in order to..